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"Very significant changes in travel behaviour are required. A 10% reduction (approx.) in car use (vehicle-kilometres) in Hampshire is required between 2019 and 2030 if we are to remain on-track to deliver our climate change targets." Page 36 of Plan.
"For many years Central Government has been under-funding the maintenance of local road infrastructure. As a result we have a road and structures maintenance backlog that is growing year on year, and our network is in a declining condition. Many of our roads and structures are now more prone to damage from weather-related climate change impacts, and our ageing networks are less resilient to the increasing demands placed on them." Page 37 of Plan.
"The overall societal costs (health impacts) of road transport emissions in Hampshire are estimated at approximately £225 million per annum. Central Government (DEFRA) statistics estimate that 4.6% of adult deaths in Hampshire in 2019 were linked to particulate air pollution." Page 38 of the Plan.
WALLOPS TRAFFIC CALMING
Nether Wallop Parish Council (NWPC)
NWPC is the first tier of local government and comprises up to seven elected representatives of the community who serve for four years at a time and meet monthly in the Nether Wallop or Wallop Parish Hall to debate and determine matters of interest to the Parish.
The NWPC usually meets on the second Monday of each month, from 7.30 pm, in the New Nether Wallop Village Hall. NWPC meetings are held in public and there is an opportunity for members of the public to speak at the meetings on subjects about which they feel strongly. Please see our dates of meetings and details of councillors.
You can read more about the functions of a Parish Council by downloading a NALC booklet.
The standing orders of Nether Wallop Parish Council can be found on this website under 'Documents'.
DATE of Next Meeting - MONDAY 11th July 2022, at 7.15pm, in the Village Hall.
For enquiries, please email the Clerk on email@example.com or use the Contact page.
NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN UPDATE
The NDP is ongoing. Volunteers from residents who would like to be part of the team would still be welcome! See more here
The NWPC Data Protection Policy
Nether Wallop Parish Council recognises its responsibility to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) which took effect in the UK from 25 May 2018 replacing the existing law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1998) and gives individuals more rights and protection regarding how their personal data is used by councils. See the NWPC Data Protection Policy here.
The New Nether Wallop Village Hall
The Council owns the Playing Fields (including the pavilion and the tennis court) and has a long lease over the Village Green. It is responsible for managing the New Nether Wallop Village Hall which is owned by the Trustees. The Wallop Parish Hall (WPH) is jointly owned by Over and Nether Wallop Parish Councils which share the cost of running it. With Over Wallop bearing 2/3 of the costs and Nether Wallop 1/3. The Councils have responsibility for maintaining these facilities for the use of the Parishes and each year uses part of the precept to fund that work (see the accounts ).
NWPC also takes responsibility alongside Hampshire County Council (HCC) for keeping the Rights Of Way of the Parish in good order and is assisted in this work by a volunteer footpaths officer. Councillors know the Parish and are actively engaged in the community and all its activities. They are entitled to be consulted on planning applications and are often consulted on other matters affecting the Parish or invited to represent a view to other authorities such as Test Valley Borough Council, Hampshire County Council, the Police, health authorities and providers of services.
Councillors represent YOU – this is where local democracy begins.
Nether Wallop Parish Council has a responsibility under the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) Accessibility Regulations 2018, to ensure their website and/or mobile applications meet with accessibility standards. This means ensuring it can be used by as many people as possible including those with a disability such as visual impairment, motor difficulties, cognitive impairments and impaired hearing or deafness.
UPDATE October 2020 - Following a website audit by AllAble, their report shows that the website currently fails on some points.
UPDATE December 2020 - The Council believes that the website now meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards and has published an Accessibility Statement. ( What is WCAG2.1? )
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