Halewood Town Council
2015 COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
Halewood has many people who 'go out of their way' to help others. FACT!
The Town Council's Community Achievement Awards are designed to acknowledge the unsung heroes of our community.
To nominate an individual or group for an award this year, please click here to access the nomination form.
Closing date for applications is Monday 2nd March 2015.
The Award Ceremony will take place on Friday 20th March 2015 in Hollies Hall
CLLR TERRY POWELL - MAYOR OF HALEWOOD 2014 - 2015
At the Annual Meeting of the Town Council, held on Thursday 8th May 2014, Councillor Terry Powell was installed as the new Leader of the Town Council and Mayor of Halewood for 2014-2015, taking over from the retiring Mayor, Councillor Edna Finneran. Our picture shows the Mayor and his wife Councillor Shelley Powell who will act as Cllr Terry Powell's Consort.
Once again, Father Christmas took time out from his busy schedule to visit our Pensioner's Party last week. This year, we also had a Piper from the Liverpool Scottich Pipe band and entertainment provided by Jim Milne. As you can see from this small selection of photo's all our visitors had a great time and a wonderful start to their Christmas festivities.
HALEWOOD CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Once again, the Town Council, as a major sponsor, was delighted to welcome back to halewood, members of the world famous Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for this years christmas concert. A massed choir from all Halewood Primary Schools, Halewood Academy and the Community Choir, put on a spectacular show which also featured dramatic performances by Merseyside Arts and Theatre Education and Altru Drama.
'Magical' was how one member of the audience described what was a truly wonderful evening, one which showcased all that is good about the community of Halewood. Well done and thank you to all concerned.
HE'S BEHIND YOU! OH NO HE ISN'T! OH YES HE IS!!
This years Town Council pantomime is JACK IN THE BEANSTALK and will be performed on
Friday 5th December at the Arncliffe Centre - 6pm .
Saturday 6th December at New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre at 2:30pm and on
Sunday 7th December at Hollies Hall at 1:30pm
tickets are £2 per child to include a selection box, drink and snack
Tickets are available at each venue or by callling the Town Council on 0151 443 2063
TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
The next meeting of the Town Council takes place on
Thursday 20th November 2014 at The Environment Centre, Okell Drive, Halewood L26 7XB
starting at 7pm.
Please click on the attached link to view the aganda link.
Led my representatives from Woolton ATC, Members of the Town Council joined a packed congretaion at St Nicholas Church on Remembrance Sunday where the community of Halewood came together to honour all those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in conflict. After the Service, Cllr Edna Finneran laid a wreath on behalf of the Town Council at the War Memorial.
Halewood Town Council were pleased to again support HALEWOOD COMMUNITY SPIRIT in bringing the community together to celebrate Haloween.
Starting from the Ranger Station on Okell Drive over 300 peole went on a 'spooky' walk through Halewood Park ending at the Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre where the Town Council provided refreshments.
Here's just a selection of the photo's taken on the night...
ELVIS TRIBUTE NIGHT
By special arrangement, see the fabulous
7th November 2014
Tickets £5 each available from the Town Council
Proceeds in aid of the Mayor of Halewood’s Charity Fund
BAR STAFF REQUIRED
Halewood Town Council has vacancies for people to join its pool of Casual Bar Staff.
No previous experience is needed, as full training will be given to the successful applicants.
For more details please call 0151 443 2063 or down load the following documents:
Letter from the Town Manager
Closing date for applications is
FRIDAY 15th AUGUST 2014
COMMEMORATION EVENT - HOLLIES HALL - 25TH JULY
On 25th July in Hollies Hall, the Town Council are holding an evening of commemorative entertainment, featuring Jim Milne, starting at 7:30pm.
Tickets £5 each (including a buffet) can be obtained by calling 0151 443 2063.
Beer (limited to 3 pints per person) will be sold for 1d a pint (that's an old 'pre-decimal' penny).
MAYOR OF HALEWOOD'S FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
In partnership with Halewood Junior Football League, Halewood Town Council is sponsoring the
Mayor of Halewood's Football Tournament.
Running form 18th - 22nd August 2014, at the Arncliffe Sports & Community Centre, the tournament is open to teams under 7, 8 and 9 yeatrs of age.
Girls and mixed teams are especially encouraged to apply.
The application form can be accessed HERE.
Closing date for applications is 8th August 2014.
That was the week that was!!
Once again, the Halewood Culturefest provided the community with an opportunity to meet and have fun during a week of cultural activities throughout Halewood. Our thanks to Alison Shacklady and members of her steering group for organising a wonderful week. A selection of photographs, courtesy of Derek Harold (thank you Derek) is shown in the Halewood Activities section of the website.
and yes, work has already started in organising Culturefest 2015!!
2014 GARDENING COMPETITION - LAST WEEK FOR ENTRIES!
The closing date for entries for this years
Gardening Competition is this Friday, 20th June 2014.
Please follow this link to down load an Entry Form.
2014 Gardening Competition Entry Form
MERSEYSIDE POLICE & CRIME COMMISSIONER VISTS HALEWOOD
At the invitation of Halewood Town Council, Jane Kennedy, Police & Crime Commissioner for Merseyside is addressing the Town Council at its meeting
THURSDAY 19th JUNE 2014
in MACKETS EDUCATION CENTRE
This is a public meeting and all Members of the Halewood community are very welcome.
Look forward to seeing you there.
MARIE CURIE CANCER CARE
Why not join us at the Arncliffe Centre on Thursday 26th June from 10:30 am onwards for a BLOOMING GREAT TEA PARTY in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care?
Tickets are £2 each, and are available by calling 0151 443 2063 or 0151 428 1929
2014 GARDENING COMPETITION
The Town Council invites applications for their 2014 Gardening Competition.
Please follow this link to down load an Entry Form.
2014 Gardening Competition Entry Form
Closing dates for entries is Friday 20th June 2014.
WE HAVE MOVED
Due to financial constraints and to make more cost effective use of our own resources, the Town Manager and the Adminstrative staff of the Town Council are now located at the Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre, Arncliffe Road, Halewood L25 9PA.
Our telephone, fax number and email addresses are as follows:
Town Manager - 0151 443 2062
Administration - 0151 443 2063
Fax - 0151 443 2064
Email - email@example.com
ARE YOU 16-24 AND UNEMPLOYED ?
Are you aged 16-24, unemployed and looking for real work opportunities? In a partnership with the Agon Trust, the Town Council is providing help for unemployed 16-24 year olds to gain meaningful and sustainable employment. For 10 weeks, starting on 18th March, a FREE ‘Work Ready & Into Work’ programme is being held at the Arncliffe Centre. With a FREE bus pass, FREE meals and NO LOSS OF BENEFITS, the programme will develop your skills and give you a direct introduction to employers from many sector with real jobs. To register for the programme please access the Agon Trust website at www.agontrust.org.
On behalf of the Mayor, Councillors and staff of the Town Council may I take this opporunity to wish you a very happy Christmas and a peaceful, healthy New Year.
George MacKenzie, Town Manager
ROYAL LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA (RLPO) CONCERT
If you were lucky enough to be at Halewood Academy for this years RLPO concert, you witnessed a wonderful evening. The orchestra, under the superb batonship of James Clark, treated the audience to marvellous arrangement of festive music. The massed choir from each of the Priumary Schools in Halewood and from the Academy itself, were magnificent and a true credit ot themselves, their family and schools. Here's a small selection from the photograpohs taken on the night.
PENSIONERS' CHRISTMAS PARTY
Over 70 of our older pepole came together at the Arncliffe Centre recently to celebrateat the Town Council's Pensioners' Christmas Party. Cllr Bob Swann welcomed everyone to the celebration and Father Christmas took time off from his busy schedule at this time of year to deliever a gift to everyone. Just look at the joy on the faces of our guests!
Cllr Edna Finneran recently took pleasure in switching on the Christmas lights in the Shopping Centre which have been wholly funded by the Town Council. Many residents and visitors have commented about how nice the lights look and have thanked the Town Council for their investment.
The Town Council once again delighted 100's of children and their families at this years seasonal pantomimes. ALADDIN appesraed to packed houses at Hollies Hall,the Arncliffe Centre and New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre.
The Town Council also help fund the WIZARD OF OZ pantomime at Halewood Acadeny which again played to packed houses. Our picture shows the Mayor of Halewood, Cllr Edna Finneran, accompanied by her Consort, Barbara Stuart and the cast from the Wizard of Oz. Also in the picture is Cllr Norman Hogg.
2013 GARDENING COMPETITION
Thank you to all the people who have entered this years competition. Judging has taken place and the winners, announced at the Town Council Meeting on 18th July are as follows:
BEST KEPT GARDEN: Winner: Christopher Vernon, 24 Foxglove Avenue
Second; Arthur Vernon, 40 Higher Road
Third: Mr LW Armes 20 Oakwood Road
Fourth: Allan Turbert 7 Court Avenue
BEST HANGING BASKET: Winner: Roger Dickens 31 Beechewood Avenue
MOST COLOURFUL GARDEN: Winner: Allan Turbert 7 Court Avenue
Thank you to everyone to supported this years Culturefest and many congratulations to all those who triumphed at any of the events. Particular thanks to the Patron of the Culturefest, Richard McCulloch and to Alison Shacklady and the rest of the Culturefest Committee whose hard work and dedication have ensured the success of this years celebrations.
Belive it or not, planning has already started on Culturefest 2014 but, with grateful acknowledgement to Derek Harold, follow the link below to see a selecton of photographs taken during Culturefest 2013. Pictures_of_Culturefest_2013
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION.
Since the 28th September 2011, local parish councils are recommended to meet new practices on the electronic supply of information. This has been included on our existing "Freedom of Information" page (Revised on 18 January 2013) which can be accessed by clicking Here!
This includes our new Members Code of Conduct which was adopted on the basis of a Knowsley MBC model specifically for all Town and Parish Councils within the Borough, and was adopted on 20 September 2012, replacing that original NALC Model adopted at the Council meeting on 14 June 2012. To view the new Code , click Here
Please note that the Town Council's Address is: The Arncliffe Sports and Community Centre, Arncliffe Road, Halewood L25 9PA.
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