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Welcome to Orchard Park Community Council

Orchard Park Community Council came into being on 1 April 2009 although the elections to the Council took place later, in June 2009. The most recent election was in May 2015, additional election’s may be called for a casual vacancy.

A ‘Community Council’  is another name for a Parish Council – the first level of government closest to the people and representing the concerns of the local community.

The council meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7pm at The Orchard Community Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend any meeting with the opportunity to ask questions at the start of each meeting.

Crime in Orchard Park

Sadly, reported incidents of crime in Orchard Park has increased over the past year and continues to do so. House burglary, theft from garden sheds and bikes left chained in any open space are prime targets.  Although the first point of contact for such criminal offences is the Police, the Community Council are doing what we can to reduce this statistic.

Please see our leaflet attached. police-flyer 

The Community Council would like to hear from anyone who feels they could offer resources to a neighbourhood watch scheme.

Orchard Park Litter Pick’s

Kit’s are available any time from the Community Centre for all residents wishing to participate in keeping the Community litter free.

Recycling

The Community Council thank all of you who participate in the recycling program, this is of huge benefit for our County and district Council’s and the UK in general, saving from excessive landfill. Please ensure that you separate dry paper and place it in the paper caddy which fits inside the blue bin, further information regarding all recycling procedures can be found at www.scambs.gov.uk/recycling.

Waste & Recycling

There are changes to our waste and recycling collection days, the new collection date from W/C 27th February for Orchard Park is FRIDAY.  Blue/green and black bins will alternate.

For further details please visit the SCDC web site on the link shown https://www.scambs.gov.uk/content/tuesday

Orchard Park Summer picnic to celebrate 10 years on Orchard Park.

Sunday 11th June 2017 (2-5pm). Bring your own picnic (some refreshments available)

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