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Hedon Town Council Briefing Notes

THE FOLLOWING SUMMARY submitted by Councillor Jim Lindop is taken from notes taken at the latest Hedon Town Council – Property and Planning Committee Meetings of 14th October 2010. They are based on discussions from the meetings and should not be taken as any official record. They are provided here for residents information and interest.

  • A site meeting took place today between a member of the council and a representative of the East Riding Highways to discuss new directional signage showing the location of Hedon Town Centre. This, it is hoped, will assist visitors who do not know the area.
  • Resulting from discussions with Officers from Humberside Police the following information was received showing the crime figures for Hedon in September-   98 calls for service, 3 reports of anti-social behaviour  (believed to be the same person), 3 reports of burglary (1 suspect has been interviewed), 2 domestic related assaults (both complainants either retracted their statement or failed to help the police), 2 other assaults (1 suspect identified), 2 incidents of theft, aggravated theft of vehicle (2 males arrested), 7 incidents of criminal damage, 2 drug related incidents (both individuals dealt with), 1 incident of males going equipped to steal (male arrested and charged), 2 public order offenses (PND tickets issued) and 24 fixed penalty tickets issued.
  • Discussion took place with regard to the possible refurbishment of the Town Hall Kitchen and it was decided to seek advice and quotes for the installation of a new central heating and hot water boiler.
  • Members were told of a plan to plant trees within Hedon by Vivergo and to consider a request to plant a tree in Hedon Cemetery.
  • It was decide to invite a company to visit the Town Hall to demonstrate the provision of a Hearing Loop.
  • Concern was expressed about the Horse Chestnut trees in and around Hedon and as to whether they have contracted the Horse Chestnut leaf miner (spread by the larvae of a moth) which is the infestation reported recently spreading from the south of England.

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