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CCTV introduction of new ruling Print
Saturday, 30 April 2016 10:51

Following a ruling by the European Court of Justice, the UK Information Commissioner has ruled that household CCTV systems that film beyond the boundary of the property, such as the street, must now be registered.

The ICO has implemented this with an annual fee of £35/year per household.

Please check you CCTV position to ensure it is compliant

The CCTV fee information/petition can be found here

Source: Community Messaging

Recipe of the month Print
Friday, 29 April 2016 08:47

Anne Reney-Smith has, this month, given us a recipe for orange and Almond Cake. Anne Says, "This is a delicious, moist cake with a tangy orange flavour and cooked in 6 minutes! It can be cut into at least 20 finger slices and is ideal for a coffee morning! The addition of dried yeast is very successful."

Parish Newsletter Print
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 13:17

The May edition of the Parish newsletter can now be read in the Church pages of this website.

Holt Community Council Minutes Print
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 12:54

The minutes of the March 2016 meeting of Holt Community Council can now be read by going to the Community Council pages.

Tax Rebate Texting Scam Print
Monday, 25 April 2016 09:37

Fraudsters are texting members of the public offering a tax rebate. The text message contains a link to a website and requests to provide personal information, such as bank account information, to claim the nonexistent rebate.

Protect Yourself

Speeding in the Village Print
Saturday, 23 April 2016 08:16

Anger has been expressed recently in the village Facebook page about the dangers of people exceeding the speed limits throughout the village. A number of residents have also voiced their worry about the behaviour of some drivers who seem to be oblivious to the risk they present to people in our community.

However, concerned residents can now take action to try and reduce this problem.

North Wales Police run a scheme called Community Speed Watch and there are active groups set up within the Wrexham area, monitoring the roads and reporting inappropriate speeds to the police on a regular basis.

The benefits are four fold:

The Queen's 90th Birthday Beacon Print
Friday, 22 April 2016 10:17

Holt Bell Ringers marked the occasion of the Queen's 90th birthday yesterday by ringing the bells last night followed by lighting a beacon from the top of the church tower at 7:30 pm. A good number of people had gathered to spectate and enjoy the moment.

The website will be putting together a selection of photos to record the evening and below we have shown two to start you off - one from Chris Wright of the beacon, and one from Caroline Jones. Please use the Holt Photography Group Facebook page to upload your own photos or email them to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Scams Reported – Please be vigilant Print
Friday, 22 April 2016 07:56
Cold Caller Telephone  Call – ‘Refund of Money’

A resident has received a telephone cold call from a person referring to a ‘previous accident’ that the resident had ‘a while ago’. The caller went on to say that the company that had dealt with their claim had gone into liquidation and that they were dealing with the matter and it was noted that the resident was owed further monies. The caller then went on to ask for bank details. The resident had previously had an accident but realised it was a scam and did not provide details.

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