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Arson Attack at Bellis Brothers Print
Thursday, 28 July 2016 09:32

During the evening of Monday 25th July we had two of our table top strawberry tunnels burnt down deliberately. We lost all the strawberries, irrigation, troughs and plastic covers. To repair / replace will cost in the region of £2000.

If anybody saw anything suspicious on that evening or in the early hours of Tuesday morning please get in touch and we will pass all information to the police investigation.

We apologise but can no longer offer table top strawberries for PYO.

 

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Bridge wildflowers Print
Thursday, 28 July 2016 09:15

A new wildflower meadow has been created in Holt.

The field can be found to the right hand side of road crossing the Holt / Farndon bridge (just beside the Bridge Salon) and is now in flower. The idea was promoted by Jonny Hulson from the North Wales Wildlife Trust and the field owners, Andrew and Val Pridding and family, were delight to have their field used to bring colour to this part of the village. The work associated with preparing and sowing the seed was carried out by the NWWT.

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Bellis Brothers support Holiday Hunger Project Print
Thursday, 28 July 2016 08:54

A donation from a Wrexham business will help support a project aimed at tackling holiday hunger among young people in the area.

Bellis Brothers Farm Shop, in Holt, have donated £645 to the Holiday Hunger project, which currently operates out of St Mark’s Church in the town. The project provides a free, filling meal to young people who would normally receive a free school meal during school holidays.

The project is run by volunteers and supported by a number of local businesses and organisations with donations and other assistance.

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Holt Village Voices Print
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 08:30

A new weekly community choir will be starting in Holt from September 2016.

Conductor and organiser, James Sills says, "It will be a fun, non-auditioned, open-access choir singing a variety of traditional and contemporary music, all learnt by ear. Come and experience the joy of harmony singing - the first session is always free!

Further details coming soon, but if you're interested please email me at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Looking forward to singing with you all."

 
Scarecrow Trail 2016 - Photographs Print
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 08:11

A photographic record of this year's scarecrow trail can now be seen in the Photo Gallery pages of this website. (Click this link to view). Our thanks to Alison Lessels for providing the photographs.

Year on year the entries have been getting more imaginative and the event not only raises money for Holt Under 5's, it has wide participation throughout the village. This year, the winner was the Mouncher family from Millfield with the scarecrow of Zara Phillips, the eventer (Photograph number 224). Congratulations to them for an impressive entry.

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Revised Code of Conduct Print
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 08:01

HOLT COMMUNITY COUNCIL
ADOPTION OF THE REVISED CODE OF CONDUCT
LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 2000.

Notice is given that the Holt Community Council has adopted a revised Members Code of Conduct (as adopted by Wrexham County Borough Council).

The document adopted by WCBC which is the same as the version adopted by Holt Community Council is available for inspection by members of the public at the Guildhall, Wrexham between the hours of 8.45 a.m. and 5.15 p.m. Monday to Thursday and between 8.45 a.m. and 4.45 p.m. on Fridays.

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Death Watch Beetle Attacks Holt Church Print
Monday, 25 July 2016 09:39

During routine maintenance at the church to reduce water penetration and woodworm treatment isolated death watch infestation was found in the roof spaces. Death watch beetle aggressively eats the timber resulting in structural collapse. If the woodwork treatment had not been undertaken the death watch beetle would not have been detected high up in the roof spaces and resulted in considerable damage in a short period of time.

The badly infected timber containing delicate carvings are being replace using oak and the remainder of the roof being treated.

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Proposed Road Markings to the Cross Print
Monday, 25 July 2016 08:05

Wrexham County Borough Council are proposing to introduce parking restrictions on the Cross on Holt.

A copy of the letter sent to residents and businesses who may be affected is attached below along with a copy of the plan.

Documents:

Letter

Plan

Source: Jean Pierce, Clerk to Holt Community Council

 
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