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NDP Referendum Result
The count was held after voting closed at 10 pm and  the Returning Officer announced the following result:

Votes in favour of adopting the NDP 1375
Votes against adopting the NDP 172
Spoilt papers  0

The percentage of those voting in favour of the NDP is 88.8% and therefore the NDP will be adopted by West Berkshire Council.  The total votes cast (1547) represents a turnout of 50.1%.

Vacancies for Councillors - 19/06/17

There are currently two vacancies for Stratfield Mortimer Parish Council. Any person wishing to fill one of these vacancies should apply to the Clerk in writing for an application form to be returned on or before Friday 7th July, 2017. Further information can be found here

M4 Eastbound Closures Junctions 13 to 12 
SMPC has received notification that the eastbound carriageway (between Newbury and Theale) will be closed overnight, between 9pm and 6am, on Sunday 18th June, Friday 23rd June and Sunday 25th June.

Mortimer Heritage Trail - 14/06/17

Our recent newsletter indicated that two self-guided walks, part of the Mortimer Heritage Trail, would shortly be available. These are still currently in production but copies will be available from Mortimer Library and The Baobab and to download from here, as soon as printing is complete. 


The next meetings will be the Cemetery Committee meeting at 3pm on Tuesday 27th June, 2017 at the Parish Cemetery and the Roads, Footpaths and Commons Committee meeting at 7:00pm at The Parish Council office, 27 Victoria, Road, Mortimer.

The next Full Council meeting will take place on Thursday 13th July, 2017. 

Newsletter and NDP Flyer

The latest Parish Council newsletter and NDP Flyer have been delivered throughout the village. Electronic versions can be seen by clicking on the links above.

NDP Referendum Polling cards

Some confusing polling cards have been issued, on white card, bearing the date of the 8th June, 2017. This is incorrect and the actual date of the referendum is Thursday 22nd June, 2017.

West Berkshire have issued new, amended polling cards and these are on pink card.

Further information can be found here: http://info.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=34308

NDP Referendum

West Berkshire Council agreed at its meeting on 9th May that the Mortimer Neighbourhood Development Plan should proceed to referendum.  WBC have now (12th May) announced that the date will be Thursday 22nd June. Details have now been published by WBC.  For convenience the Notice of Referendum and the Information Statement are here.

A referendum is the final stage of a long process giving the community a say in its future, you can see the stages here

A final version of the NDP can be found here and there are also hard copies in Mortimer Library and Budgens. There is also an informative display in Budgens, providing much more information about the NDP and referendum. 

Minutes of meetings of the NDP Steering Group can be found here

 NDP - FAQs 

A series of FAQs on the NDP are available here (December 2016).