This section of the website is intended to give you a guide to facilities and resources in the local area. Please click on the links in the drop down menu for useful information.
The Hughenden Neighbourhood Action Group is active in the area, with the objective to assist the police in controlling matters of concern in the Parish, and to engage residents in improving the environment. Activities undertaken by NAG include regular Speedwatch sessions, whereby members of NAG and community volunteers man the Vehicle Aided Sign which displays the speed of a vehicle on approach, noting details of any speeding vehicles which are passed on to the police who then send a warning letter to the speeding motorist. NAG also coordinate litter picking sessions, encouraging residents to keep the village and countryside tidy, as well as reporting antisocial behaviour and reporting any criminal damage in the village. Read the latest NAG newsletter here.
Neighbourhood Watch is a community based organisation, and most roads in the village are covered by a road co-ordinator. Membership is free, and members are encouraged to receive the police ‘Ringmaster’ messages via the co-ordinator and to display the door stickers to assist in keeping the village a low crime area. Success has been achieved in most areas of crime: burglary, anti-social behaviour and car crime are rare, and thanks to the ‘no cold calling’ stickers, doorstep crime is also rare. We want to keep it this way!
If you do not receive a visit from your road co-ordinator, but wish to become involved, please contact our local area co-ordinator who lives in the village: Stan Jones on 01494 716278.
For the latest information on local issues please also see:
There are several dog waste bins in the village for hygienic waste disposal and, failing that, any normal public litter bin will suffice for putting the poop. So, please, once you've bagged it, bin it!
Law GL(GP)A sect 15
Dog owners warned after pets shot for attacking sheep
Now that the weather is more clement and it is pleasant to get out into the country with the dog, as responsible owners it is our duty to keep our animals under control. GKRA have been asked by the local farming community to request that owners think before releasing dogs off the lead on farmland.
This police statement came from the ITV website:
"We are now well into lambing season and we are already starting to have problems with dogs. Farmers are within their rights to shoot dogs worrying sheep on their land. To lose sheep and unborn lambs has a big effect on farmers' livelihoods. To lose a loved pet causes huge upset for dog owners too. All it takes to avoid this distress is to keep dogs on leads and make sure they cannot get out and run loose." –PC MIKE BARNETT
Nobody wants to lose a family pet, but this is a possibility if your dog threatens the life of a farm animal and the livelihood of the farmer. Please keep your dog on a lead on farmland.
AGM - Sunday 27th September 2020 at 7.30pm
During these times of social distancing, this year's AGM will be held by a Virtual (Zoom) Meeting. This will enable you to join the meeting from the comfort of your own home!
To watch and participate in the meeting, you will need to download the Zoom App to your computer/device. The link for this meeting which will prompt the installation of this app on your computer is as follows: http://tiny.cc/GKRA2020AGM
Your device will need to be able to process sound and you may need a webcam should you wish to be seen as well as heard if you choose to ask a question!
If you already have the Zoom App installed, the details for this AGM are as follows:
Meeting ID: 865 6610 3783
Alternatively, you can dial in to the meeting. This will enable you to listen in and ask any questions you may have at the end. It should be noted that this call is not toll free.
Dial by your location:
+44 203 481 5237 United Kingdom
+44 203 481 5240 United Kingdom
+44 203 901 7895 United Kingdom
+44 131 460 1196 United Kingdom
+44 203 051 2874 United Kingdom
Meeting ID: 865 6610 3783
Please join us at this virtual meeting with your thoughts and ideas as to how the GKRA can best represent you.
New committee members are always welcome!
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