South Lenches Parish Council
The parish of South Lenches comprises four distinct settlements: the village of Church Lench and the hamlets of Ab Lench, Atch Lench and Sheriffs Lench. They stand on a ridge which forms the northern boundary of the Vale of Evesham surrounded by farmland, woodland and orchards. The parish has approximately 272 dwellings and a population of about 600.
Church Lench has been in existence for more than one thousand years and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The settlements of that time belonged to the Great Abbey of Evesham and All Saints Church in the village has origins dating back to Saxon and Norman times.
Church Lench has several important facilities including the Church, a Church of England First School, a new village Hall completed in 2007, a sports field, tennis courts, a children’s playground and a social club, the Lenches Club..
Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
(C2117 Badgers Hill to Handgate Lane, Sheriffs Lench)(Temporary Closure) Order 2017
Proposed Order: to close that part of C2117 Badgers Hill to Handgate Lane, Sheriffs Lench from its junction with U43606 Evesham Road to its junction with C2022 Hill Furze Road in order to facilitate BT Openreach works.
Exemptions: to permit access to any land or premises fronting the highway affected where there is no other form of access; and to allow the works to be undertaken.
Alternative route: C2022 Hill Furze Road, C2022 Broad Lane, C2012 Main Street, C2012 Abberton Road, U43604 Bishampton Road, C2010 Radford Road, C2010 Alcester Road, C2011 Radford Road, C2011 Rous Lench Green, C2011 Low Road, C2011 Atch Lench Road, C2011 Atch Lench Road , Leys Road and vice versa.
Maximum duration: 18 Months. Anticipated duration: 13 days Commencing: 28 August 2017.
Simon Mallinson Head of Legal and Democratic Services County Hall Spetchley Road
10 August 2017
South Lenches Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group minutes can be viewed on the Parish Council minutes page.
Next meeting of the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group is 23rd October 2017 7pm in the Village Hall. All residents welcome to attend.
Forthcoming Parish Council meeting dates:
Full Parish Council Meeting Monday 6th November 2017 at 7pm in Church Lench Village Hall.
All residents welcome to attend.
Agenda will be made available on the Parish Council minutes page prior to the meeting.
If you wish to contact the Parish Council please contact:
Clerk to South Lenches Parish Council either on:
01386 793050 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Minutes of the Neighbourhood Plan Meeting held on Monday June 12th 2017 can be viewed in the Minutes section.
MARCH 17 End of year account
Documents available on publication page to view giving details of Parish Council accounts and Electors rights.
Your Life Your Choice’ website is now up and running, this site offers a full range of information and advice on health, well-being, adult social care and independent living in Worcestershire. https://ylyc.worcestershire.gov.uk/
New Homes Bonus
£5530 funding available to spend on local projects. Please contact the Clerk for further information.
The Parish Council has received various correspondence in relation to vehicles speeding through the Villages over the past couple of years. A Working Group was set up to look into this.
Report of the Group's findings below, this document will continue to be updated.
Working Group report on Traffic Management issues.
Community Speed Watch Leaflet