Glebe Farm Decision



Glebe Farm

The decision on this development is now in the hands of the Secretary of State having been delayed by legal developments in the Supreme Court and also by the general election. A decision is now expected on 20th July.

HAVE YOUR SAY – Neighbourhood Police



Have Your Say

As part of the policing role, protecting the vulnerable in our society is a Force priority. To this end the Neighbourhood Police have meetings where the more vulnerable attend. It is called ‘Have Your Say’, community engagement probably describes it better.


MARKET DAY, WINSLOW                                             10:00 – 12:00  PCSO  WENDY TAYLOR

28 June, 23 August, 20 Sept, 18 October

Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of public rights



Winslow Town Council

Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of public rights

Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017-06-07

The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, and

The Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 (S1 234)

  1.  Date of announcement:    11th June 2017


  1.  Each year the Council’s Annual Return is audited by an auditor appointed by Public Sector Audit Appointments Limited. Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of the accounts to be audited and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers and receipts relating to them.  For the year ended 31 March 2017 these documents will be available on reasonable notice on application to :


The Clerk

Winslow Town Council

28 High St.

Winslow            MK18 3HF

Commencing on            12th June 2017

And ending on              21st. July 2017


  1. Local Government Electors and their representatives also have:
  • The opportunity to question the auditor about the accounts; and
  • The right to make objections to the accounts or any item in them. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the Council.

The auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose during the inspection period at 2 above.

  1. The audit is being conducted under the provisions of the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit (England) Regulations 2015 and the National Audit Office Code of Audit Practice. Your audit is being carried out by:

Mazars LLP, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5TS


  1. This announcement is made by    C Loch    Clerk



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At the recent Annual meeting of Winslow Town Council Wendy Castle was elected as the new Town Mayor.  Wendy became a             member of the Council some 13 years ago and in that time has served on most of the various committees.  Councillor Castle said:

“During my membership of the Council my aspirations have remained much the same; we have a very special Town, with a                    caring and friendly community that deserves to be protected and enhanced wherever possible.  I look forward to a continuation of        the good and necessary work carried out by the Council and to improved relationships and communications with all the Town’s                                         organisations”.

At the same meeting, Councillor Harry Chambers was elected Deputy Mayor.  Councillor Chambers said:

“I look forward to assisting the new Town Mayor during her time in office”.






The second issue of The Town Crier is now out.   This edition also has a Special Community Survey Supplement about the consultation event for a possible new community centre.  There is also a survey questionnaire.

Link to Town Crier

Link to Survey Supplement





Public Consultation on New Community Facility


The consultation event about a possible new community centre

 which was delayed from December will now take place on

Saturday 11th March at the St Laurence Room between 10.30am and 3.00pm.


If you can’t make the main event you can also take part

at the Town Council Office 28, High Street



Tuesday 14th 6.00pm until 8.00pm





Monday 13th to Friday 17th 10.00am until 12.00 noon


(these daytime sessions may be an unattended display)


28 High St


Public Works Loan Board

 In view of a current planning application to develop 28 High Street this building could be taken out of  community ownership and Winslow Council would have to find alternative accommodation.  Negotiations to purchase the building are progressing and as part of that work  Winslow Town Council has applied to DCLG to seek the Secretary of State’s approval to apply for a PWLB loan of £355,000 for up to 25 years for the purchase of 28 High Street, Winslow. The annual loan repayments will amount to £19,510. These will be paid from the 2017-18 precept budget.







 Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 87 (2) of the Local Government Act, 1972 that, due to the retirement of Cllr B Gouverneur, a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for the Town of Winslow.

 If any TEN electors for the ward or parish give notice in writing to the Returning Officer by Friday 27th. January 2017 requesting that an election be held, the vacancy will be filled at a by-election.

 The Returning Officer is Andrew Grant and his address, to which such notice should be sent is, Electoral Services, The Gateway, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 8FF

 If no such notice is received, the Town Council will, at their meeting on

Thursday 2nd. March 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter) fill the vacancy by co-option of a suitably qualified person.

 Dated 6th January 2017        

 Signed Mr Charles Loch  (Town Clerk)

            Winslow Town Council Offices, 28 High Street, Winslow, MK18 3HF

  NB.  Council would be interested to receive expressions of interest from any resident who would like to become a co-opted member should no election be called.  In order that matters can proceed as quickly as possible any interested parities should write to the Clerk, at the above address outlining why they are interested and what they feel they could offer to the community.  Expressions of interest should be received by the Clerk no later than 10th. February 2017


Affordable Homes for Rent to ‘Winslow People’


Affordable Homes for Rent to ‘Winslow People’

 Early in December, 6 new, affordable (social) homes for rent will become available on Phase 3 of the Verney Road development in Winslow, comprising 3 x 1 bed flats and 3 x 2 bed flats. These homes will be given priority allocation to those who are registered with Bucks Home Choice and have strong connections with Winslow.

For further information contact Winslow Town Council via email at – the link for the Bucks Home Choice website is      Anyone needing to register for the waiting list can do so from this page.  Those who are already registered can simply log in and bid on the properties in which they are interested as normal.



The first edition of the Winslow Town Crier has now been delivered to homes in the town. Keeping residents informed of what the ‘council is up to is a difficult task and The Crier is just one step towards that.


Town Crier Link  

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