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A huge “Thank you” goes to Awards for All (Lottery Funding) for approving a grant allowing us to provide a Multi-Sport Youth Club at Hemsworth Community Centre – click here for details

Come and join us for this year’s PANTOMIME - Tickets available from 2nd October 2017  - Click for details HEMSWORTH or FITZWILLIAM & KINSLEY venues 

Nalc Council Spotlight - September 2017 - please click here for details

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Annual Report & Council Plan 2017 - click here

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Notice of a Casual Vacancy - Kinsley Ward - click here for details

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Annual Bonfire @ Hemsworth Water Park - click here for details

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Notice of Conclusion of Audit - Annual Return for the year ended 31 March 2017 - click here

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Newsletter - 2017 - please click here to see our latest newsletter. 

UPCOMING EVENTS - click here for more details  

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 GARDEN SCHEME

FOR THOSE AGED 65+ AND INFIRM 

The scheme is open to residents of Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley - see attached for furrher details.

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Please note:

Hemsworth Market takes place every Friday in the Precinct area, Hemsworth - see Market section for more details. 

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Media Policy - adopted May 2017 - please click here

Council's procedure for handling requests made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Data Protection Act 1998 - click here

Fixed Asset Register 2016/17 - please click here __________________ Freedom of Information Act 2000, Decision Notice - 11 March 2014, Complaint not upheld  - see attached 


Localism Act 2011 - Adoption of New Codes of Conduct - Notice is hereby given that Hemsworth Town Council adopted a new code of conduct on 26th June 2012 to meet the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 which came into force on 1st July 2012. The code deals with the conduct that is expected of members and co-opted members of the council when they are acting in their capacity. The code also makes provision for the registration and disclosure of interests as provided in the Act.Please Click here to see a copy of the completed disclosure forms A-M & click here to see N-Z.

Click here to see a copy of the completed disclosure form - co-option

A copy of the Code is included in the Town Council’s Standing Orders.


 CONSULTATION STRATEGY - Please click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

Services & Local Amenities

Community Centre, Football Facilities, Water Park, Lakeside & Market
Please see the relevant pages for more information.

Allotments
The Town Council provides allotments for residents of Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley. There are currently a number of vacant plots on all the Council's allotment sites. Residents wishing to obtain an allotment plot should contact the Community Centre so that they can be invited to attend the next allotment viewing visit.

Bonfire
The annual bonfire and fireworks display is held at Hemsworth Water Park on 05 November each year. Entrance to this event is free and there is no charge made for the parking of vehicles. (Please note the Hemsworth Water Park car parks are closed for health and safety reasons on bonfire night and designated car parking is behind Hemsworth Park Care Centre and Kinsley Greyhound Stadium.)

Celebratory Presentations
The Town Council makes a presentation to residents living within the township who are celebrating an eightieth birthday, ninetieth birthday or any birthday over ninety, a Golden Wedding or a Diamond Wedding Anniversary. Anyone with details of a resident celebrating any of the above please contact the administration office or a Town Councillor.

Christmas Lights
Hemsworth Town Council provides a Christmas Lights Switch on event. This takes place on the last Thursday in November each year on Bank Street in Hemsworth. The lights are switched on at 6pm with schools and local churches providing carols throughout the day.

Christmas Presentations
The distribution of selection boxes to local schools and playgroups for children up to and including seven years old takes place every December.

Concerts
The Town Council holds two brass band concerts each year - one in April and one in October. A free bus service operates between Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley to bring residents to the concerts. In addition entrance is free of charge, refreshments are free of charge and there is also a free raffle during the evening.

Garden Scheme
The Town Council’s garden scheme is provided for residents of Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley who are aged sixty five and above and have an infirmity. The scheme provides assistance with the cutting of lawns and hedges twice per year between April and October at a cost of £5.00 per visit. Application forms are available from the administration office from February each year.

Grants
The grant scheme is open to community organisations based in Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley, or those who can demonstrate how they serve Hemsworth, Fitzwilliam and Kinsley residents. Membership of the organisation must be open to Hemsworth township residents. Please contact Hemsworth Town Council for further details.