Annual Parish Council Meeting – 12th March 2013

The minutes of the annual General Meeting of the Bintree Parish council.

PRESENT: Councillors’ C. Langford, C. Brown, G. Frost, R. Tooke, J. Hartley, D. Pitcher and J. Jones. 2 members of the Public Miss S. Reynolds and Mr Jarvis.

Bulk buying Scheme: Councillor Jones was asked to proceed with supplying information via the website and posters to advertise the Oil Buying scheme. She had made a lot of detailed inquiries and felt that a saving could be made by those who would wish to sign up to it. An order would have to be placed sat the beginning of the month and the bigger the quantity of oil ordered the bigger the saving.

Waste Paper Bank: The clerk reported that up to the moment a sum of £144.27 had been received through this scheme. The Council would like to encourage more people to use this paper bank and the credits received would be used for the use of the village.

Switch and Save Breckland: Details of the Breckland District Councils programme to save money on energy (Electricity and Gas) had been received by the Parish Council. It is also in the Breckland Newsletter “Voice”. People can register on line or go to the Customer Service Desk at Breckland offices. You would need details of your current Utility bill.

Registry Office: Changes to the opening time of local registry office has been posted on the Notice Board.

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