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New North Claines Parish Council website

The North Claines Parish Council website has been re-designed and updated so that news about the Parish, its events and other relevant information related to the area can be shared with Parishioners. If you have any suggestions or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Access to Bull Meadow

The Parish Council is currently liasing to put a new gate into Bull Meadow for access, this has be approved by the District Council and will be installed by the summer.

Meanwhile all access to the land should ONLY be via the kissing gate on the A38 please

Assistance required!

North Claines Parish Council need someone to quote to produce technical drawings for a pedestrian access from the A38 to Bull Meadow.

This access will be built by contractors to the County Council so the drawings need to be drawn by a professional civil engineer or similar professional.

Please contact the clerk on clerk@northclainesparishcouncil.gov.uk or via the Facebook page or ring 01905 770226

Coronavirus – Fernhill Heath testing for variant

Extensive surveillance of COVID-19 has identified a small number of cases of the COVID-19 variant first discovered in South Africa, in localities across England, including the WR3 area of Worcestershire that cannot be traced back to international travel.

Please click on the following link to ascertain if you need to be tested as part of the additional testing programme and to find further information.

https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/covid19variant

Testing over the weekend of Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 February 2021

  • if you live within walking distance of The White Hart Pub on Droitwich road in Fernhill Heath, you can get a test between 8.00am and 4.00pm from Saturday this is for people with no symptoms, who can walk to the site, and are over 18
  • please book your test, you will need a booking confimation to access the centre
  • there is no car parking on site, so it is only for those who can reach it on foot
  • other testing sites will be opening at the start of next week for other residents asked to be tested more information can be found on this page once these sites are confirmed
  • If you have any symptoms you should not go to the White Hart pub and should book a test

Check whether you should be tested for new variants of COVID-19 even if you do not have symptoms:

Click here

Bull Meadow

The 20 acres of land purchased by the Parish Council in 2019 has been officially named as Bull Meadow by the Parish Council at the July meeting.

Invitation to tender for masterplan

North Claines Parish Council is inviting companies to tender for a masterplan, business case and feasibility study for the provision of public open space in Fernhill Heath. The land recently acquired by the Parish Council on the A38 is the site in question. Please see the comprehensive invitation to tender documents in the financial documents section of the website.

Naming of the New Recreational area in Fernhill Heath – The Bull Meadow

The name for the new land (bought by the parish council on behalf of the parishioners of Fernhill Heath) is to be discussed at the Parish Council meeting on Monday 6 July at 19.30. The proposed name is to be Bull Meadow.

The original Bull Inn was on the site of the present day Fernhill Heath House and maps from the 1700’s record the adjacent land being called Bull Meadows. Any comments are welcome.