Header Image for Stratfield Mortimer Parish Council

Mortimer Lion

Parish Council Facilities and Services, Newsletters
For information on the Parish Council, Councillors, Meetings, Minutes and Parish Council documents please click here.



Thames Valley Alert

Thames Valley Alert is a community messaging service run by Thames Valley Police, providing warnings and advice and information on incidents in and around the local area. Residents can sign up to receive alerts by email, text, or telephone message or via an app. 

For further information on the service and for details on how to sign up, please click on this link https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/news/campaigns/sign-thames-valley-alert-today/

Next Meetings 

The next meeting will be the Full Council meeting on Thursday 10th August, 2017 at 7.30pm in Mortimer Methodist Church, West End Road, Mortimer RG7 3TE.

Co-option of Councillors

We are pleased to announce that, at the Full Council meeting held on Thursday 13th July, Tina Titman-Reade and David Kilshaw were co-opted to fill the vacancies on the Parish Council, following the resignations of Peter Blagden and Mick Johnson.

The Parish Council would like to thank everyone who applied for the two vacancies. 

Installation of the Zebra Crossing Facility Near St John's School

Installation of the zebra crossing will commence on Monday 24th July and will take five days. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation to maintain traffic flow and will be in operation between the hours of 09.30 and 16.00.

The crossing will be sited slightly away from the school gate, towards the Horse and Groom. The work will also include installation of the street lighting required by West Berkshire Council on safety grounds. 

Annual Return and Audited Year End Financial Report 26/06/2017

A copy of the Annual Return can be found here and a copy of the Audited Year End Financial Report, 2016-2017 is here.  

Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of elector’s rights Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017 can be seen here. 

NDP Referendum Result
The count was held after voting closed at 10 pm on 21 June 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%.  The total votes cast (1547) represents a turnout of 50.1%.  The official declaration of the result is available here.   All documentation, including the adopted NDP is available at: http://info.westberks.gov.uk/smndp 
Following the positive referendum result on the Stratfield Mortimer Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) on 22 June 2017, West Berkshire District Council has adopted the Stratfield Mortimer NDP and it now constitutes part of the Development Plan for the purposes of managing development in the parish of Stratfield Mortimer. 

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. 

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.