SPECIAL EDITION ON JPC MEETING
75% of JPC Don't Support No-Confidence Motion
JPC in 2008
I attended Wednesday night’s meeting
of the JPC, where the agenda included an item of interest to me,
‘To discuss arrangements regarding the proposed cattle market
development and Councillor involvement’. This was my first
attendance at a JPC meeting for some time and it proved to be an
interesting, enlightening and entertaining experience. Having made a
statement regarding the request for a parish meeting I stayed for the
remainder of the meeting.
Having argued that there was no reason to
discuss the exhibition proposals because there was no application,
George Matheou went on to launch an attack on Cllr Leech for breaching
‘council rules’ by assisting residents to organise the Town
Meeting. There was no elaboration on these’ council rules’.
Cllr Matheou was not at the Town Meeting and he also was probably
unaware that Cllr Leech did not speak at the Town Meeting.
Ironically there was no criticism of Cllr
Haycock or Cllr Hadley who also attended the meeting and did speak.
Cllr Matheou’s accusations violate the Human Rights Act 1998 and
Cllr Leech reminded him that similar legislation applied in his native
Greece. It was accepted by the chairman and confirmed by the parish
clerk that the residents had an absolute right to hold a Town Meeting.
it was therefore a legally constituted meeting and provided residents
with the opportunity to effectively update their preferences in the
‘Village Design Statement’.
Cllr Matheou recommended that a working
party should be set up to formulate an approach to the anticipated
planning application, to be chaired by himself. The chairman stated
repeatedly that such a working group could not be formed by the JPC
until the planning application was submitted to Stratford District
Council. Cllr Matheou continued to press the point but, to the
chairman’s great credit, he did eventually succeed in silencing
Councillor Matheou then proposed a vote of
no confidence in Cllr Leech. There was a long silence and it appeared
that no councillor would second the motion until, to the obvious relief
of the chairman, his wife Cllr Carsina Goodman came to the rescue and,
seconded the proposal. 75% of councillors did not support the
proposition. After the vote of 3 to 2 in favour, Cllr Matheou told Cllr
Bill Leech that he should resign. In an act that was pure theatre, Bill
Leech turned to the residents and asked them if they want him to
resign. There was an immediate and almost universal roar from residents
During the previous week the Town Meeting,
chaired by Mike Willmott, had demonstrated a good example of David
Cameron’s Big Society in action. It had contrasted sharply with
the ‘dysfunctional JPC meetings’ chaired by Cllr
Les Goodman. Chairmen must be impartial and inclusive and, of
course, understand the correct procedures, including the Human Rights
Act. The JPC chairman’s bias is clearly illustrated by the form in
which he addresses individual councillors, referring to some by their
first name and those with whom he does not agree only as ‘Councillor’.
There was a confusing and humiliating scene
at the end of the meeting under an agenda item ‘To consider complaint from
resident regarding Cllr Leech requested by the Chairman’. The
item was due to be held in private session and, after an objection, the
Clerk had to advise the Chairman of the correct procedure for
implementing a secret session. The item was in fact withdrawn just
before it was due to be discussed. Although the chairman did not give a
clear reason for the withdrawal, it appeared that it was an
unsubstantiated verbal complaint and should not have been on the
All together a most entertaining evening and
well worth turning out for despite the inclement weather. I shall
certainly attend again.
In support of Henley NEWS Online
At Wednesday night’s meeting of the Beaudesert & Henley JPC,
Peter Crathorne, right, speaking in his capacity as chairman of the Hub
@ Henley Youth and Community Centre Management Committee, Treasurer of
Henley Men (HENMEN), a trustee of the Heritage Centre, and chairman of
the Managing Trustees of the Henley War Memorial Trust, started by
“I rise to speak to counter the assertion that Bill Leech does nothing for the town”.
He said that he believed that the work of running Henley NEWS Online
is often taken for granted by the organisations that depend on it for
their publicity. He expressed the appreciation of the many
organisations and individuals who had contacted him in the 24 hours
prior to the meeting of the JPC, and asked that this should be
considered by the JPC when talking about the motion of no confidence in
Mr Crathorne later confirmed that he spoke
on behalf of 33 residents and 16 town organisations and businesses, all
of whom had contacted him in the previous 24 hours.
The Editor wishes to thank the many
readers and organisations for their support during this latest vicious
and most vindictive attack by Cllr Matheou. None of his previous
attacks have had any substance and his motion of No-Confidence
demonstrates how out of line he is with main stream thinking.
YouTube Video Success
A new news report on the JPC website stated,
"An early success of the tourism strategy was to see more than one
thousand people viewing the podcast for Henley-in-Arden". In fact,
1,101 people have viewed the JPC YouTube video which has been up 206
days. Therefore, it has been viewed by 5.34 people per day. There is no
information on how many people, if any, actually visited Henley as a
direct result of the video.
By comparison the Town Meeting video which was uploaded last Sunday
(only 3 days) has been viewed by 253 people, which is an average of
84.33 people per day.
Excessive Council Tax Rises Consultation
Isitfair has been invited to take part in the Consultation on the proposal to use referenda to veto excessive rises in council tax.
They would welcome your opinion as it would
help them to produce a meaningful response if readers would take the
time to look at the statements in the table below, cross the
appropriate boxes and return by 1st September, 2010
Under the proposal any council that sets a council tax increase above a
set ceiling, approved by Parliament each year, would trigger an
automatic referendum of all registered electors in their area. Any
authority planning an excessive council tax increase will be required
to prepare a 'shadow budget' based on the maximum non-excessive council
tax increase allowed.
If the referendum were triggered, residents would be asked to choose
between the proposed rise and the 'shadow budget'. Factual details of
both budgets must be provided plus the estimated cost of holding the
referendum. (The cost is estimated by government to be "within the
range £70,000 - £250,000 depending on the size of the
authority and whether the referendum is combined with a local
election". We shall be drawing attention to the potential cost to the
tax payer if the referendum has been triggered by a County Council and
could therefore involve a number of billing authorities. At the same
time that bills are sent to council taxpayers, the billing authority
will send this information, together with polling cards, to every
registered local elector.
If the proposed rise in council tax were rejected, the relevant
authority would immediately adopt the shadow budget. The billing
authority would be able to issue new bills immediately, offer refunds
at the end of the year or allow credits against liability in the
following year. However, authorities will be required to refund (and
re-bill) any local resident who requests this.
This proposal would also apply to Police and Fire Authorities.
Full details here http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/localgovernment/pdf/1657699.pdf
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Special Guest at Heritage Centre for Last Saturday
final "Saturday Special" for this Summer takes place at Henley in
Arden's Heritage Centre this Saturday (28th August) and the subject
will be Henley's involvement
in the Second World War.
Centre Trustee Peter Crathorne was
surprised to be contacted recently by Ron O'Donnell who was conscripted
into the Henley Observer Corps when he was just 16 years old. Ron who
is now 82 and lives in Wythall will be present on Saturday and will be
giving an interview to the attendees.
Ron can recall the characters in a play
written for the town in 2007, a film of which will be shown during the
presentation. Ron is believed to be the last surviving member of the
this team who were on duty 24 hours a day.
The event starts at 3.00pm at the Heritage Centre in the High Street
and is expected to be well attended. As space is limited, those
intending to come should book their places in advance by calling the
Centre on 01564 795919 Tuesday
to Friday or Peter Crathorne on 07974 573582
Henmen Help Required Again!
Henley Forest Football Teams Report
There are four adult and four junior teams
playing at Henley Memorial Sports Grounds this season. They play in
local leagues. The first team has reached an outstanding standard
playing as amateurs in the semi professional Midland Combination
Division 1. Everyone has been working hard on pre-season training and
the first matches are underway. There is always a match on Saturday
afternoon and the veterans play on a Sunday. Henley has reason to be
proud of its teams and their achievements. The lads are looking forward
to support from the local community.
Henley United played the first pre season
friendly of the season which saw Henley against FC Oakenshaw from the
Bromsgrove League Division 3. Injuries and work commitments meant some
players were still missing but a good healthy, competitive squad this
season meant that Henley could still field a strong side.
It was a closely contested game and it was
not until 10mins before the first interval when Davies come close with
a rasping free kick and the deadlock finally broken when a corner was
met by Lewis in the air, a bit of a goalmouth scramble before the ball
finally sat up for O'Hare to volley into the net from about 10 yards.
In the second period some better play from Henley, some neat passing
which resulted in a through ball from C.Westwood to Rothero who cut in
from the right and hit a lovely left foot shot into the opposite corner
of the goal. The game ended 2-0 as Henley was unable to add anything in
the final 10 minutes.
On the whole it was a good performance,
blowing away the cobwebs from the break with Henley the better team but
just unable to convert their chances. The Man of the match was Darren
Rothero. The team will start the season full of optimism.
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Historical Stroll round Aston Cantlow in the Rain!
Society’s August meeting ventured to neighbouring Aston Cantlow which was meticulously
and entertainingly organised by Margaret Twigg.
Despite the first wet evening for seemingly months, 48 intrepid souls
enjoyed a fascinating insight into this historic village.
Margaret gave us an initial introduction to the village, which was mentioned in the Doomsday Book, in the Guildhall
before braving the elements to see some of its notable buildings.
The Guildhall itself is a fine timber
building dating from the early sixteenth century. Facing the
Guildhall we have the King’s Head public house, famous for its
duck suppers during rationing after the Second World War. Reputedly it
is where Shakespeare’s parents held their wedding breakfast. We
also saw through the murk and rain the beautifully restored Old
Vicarage and mid nineteenth century School House and Head
The Old Forge was another example of our
heritage having been a working smithy until 1950. The foul weather
prevented us from visiting other gems such as the Old Mill and Mill
Cottages which we were earnestly encouraged to go and explore on a fine
Inside St. John’s Church Brian Twigg
conducted us through the history of the church and some of its claims
to fame. The oldest parts of the church are the base of the tower and
the chancel, both from the 13th century. Possibly Shakespeare’s
parents were married here. In the mid 19th century, the church
underwent an extensive restoration including the installation of some
fine examples of William Kemp stained glass. St. John’s is one of
only two churches in the country to have had a parish priest who was
later canonised, this being Thomas of Cantelope who died in 1282. The
church has been much in the news recently on account of the legal
obligations of its lay rector. In 1995 the Parochial Church Council
served notice on the lay rector to fund repairs to the chancel
estimated at £95,000. The lay rector refused to pay and the case
escalated through various courts until it reached the House of Lords in
2003 which upheld the opinion that the lay rector was indeed liable to
fund the cost of the repairs.
After our tour of the village and church we
adjourned to the village hall to dry out and enjoy a very sociable
ploughman’s supper. And during the course of our supper Jonathan
Dovey gave us a dissertation on the powerful Cantelope family who were
Lords of the manor in medieval times and their connection with the
various branches of the De Montfort family.
The Henley Society’s next meeting will be on Thursday 16th
September in the Baptist Church Hall when Alan Winterburn will give a
talk on 'Little Known Warwickshire Part 2'. Visitors and new members
are very welcome. Further details from Pat Kench on 795419
New Business Opens in Henley
name is Robert Mcbride and I have recently opened a new
business in Henley called Simply Special. We are located upstairs above
Henley ice cream and I was hoping you would be able to help me in
letting the local community know where we are located and the type of
things that we sell. But first I thought I’d tell you a little
about myself and why we set the business up.
My partner and I have recently been made
redundant after 26 years service for Halfords warehouse in
Redditch; we thought it was time for a change so we set up Simply
Special selling traditional christening gowns. We soon expanded to
include boys' suits, girls' party dresses and bridesmaid dresses plus
gifts. We now carry over two hundred different lines which we sell
through our Henley shop, a market outlet in Redditch and online through
our website simplyspecialonline.com/
By keeping a tight control on our overheads
we are able to offer quality items at very reasonable prices and, given
the current economic climate, we believe that the service we offer is
of benefit to Henley’s local community by still making their
wedding/christening or special occasion something to remember without
breaking the bank. You are more than welcome to pay us a visit at our
shop in Henley; we are open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.The attached
photo will give you an idea of what the shop looks like.
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John Garner's Business Column
A short history of Derivatives
is the proprietor of a pub in Liverpool . She realises that virtually
all of her customers are unemployed alcoholics and, as such, can no
longer afford to patronise her pub. To solve this problem she comes up
with a new marketing plan that allows her customers to drink now but
pay later. She keeps track of the drinks consumed in a ledger (thereby
granting the customers loans).
Word gets around about Helen's "drink now,
pay later" marketing strategy and, as a result, increasing numbers of
customers flood into Helen's pub. Soon she has the largest sales volume
for any pub in Liverpool.
By providing her customers freedom from
immediate payment demands Helen gets no resistance when, at regular
intervals, she substantially increases her prices for beer and lager,
the most consumed beverages. Consequently Helen's gross sales volume
A young and dynamic bank manager at the
local bank recognises that these customer debts constitute valuable
future assets and increases Helen's borrowing limit. He sees no reason
for any undue concern since he has the debts of the unemployed
alcoholics as collateral.
At the bank's headquarters, expert traders
transform these customer loans into ALCOBONDS. These securities are
then bundled and traded on the international security markets. Naive
investors don't really understand that the securities being sold to
them as AAA secured bonds are really the debts of unemployed
Nevertheless, the bond prices continuously
climb and the securities soon become the hottest-selling items for some
of the nation's leading brokerage houses.
One day, even though the bond prices are
still climbing, a risk manager at the original local bank decides that
the time has come to demand payment on the debts incurred by the
drinkers at Helen's pub. He so informs Helen.
Helen then demands payment from her
alcoholic patrons but being unemployed alcoholics they cannot pay back
their drinking debts. Since Helen cannot fulfil her loan obligations
she is forced into bankruptcy. The pub closes and the eleven bar staff
lose their jobs.
Overnight, ALCOBONDS drop in price by 90%.
The collapsed bond asset value destroys the banks liquidity and
prevents it from issuing new loans, thus freezing credit and economic
activity in the community.
The suppliers of Helen's pub had granted her
generous payment extensions and had invested their firms' pension funds
in the various securities. They find they are now faced with not only
having to write off her bad debt, but also with losing over 90% of the
presumed value of the bonds. Her beer supplier claims bankruptcy,
closing the doors on a family business that had endured for three
generations and her lager supplier is taken over by a competitor who
immediately closes the local plant and lays off 150 workers.
Fortunately though, the bank, the brokerage
houses and their respective executives are saved and bailed out by a
multi-billion pound, no-strings attached cash infusion from their
cronies in Government. The funds required for this bailout are obtained
by new taxes levied on employed, middle-class, non-drinkers who have
never been in Helen's pub.
Now do you understand what has been happening?
More Rogue Energy Sales People
Warwickshire Trading Standards Service has been alerted to the activities of two more rogue energy sales people.
The first was reported to be door knocking at houses in a village in
the Warwick District claiming that he had been sent out to check meters
in the area because of a report of 'overcharging
on tariffs'. He carried a device similar to those used to record meter
readings. He asked the householder if he could take the meter reading
and some personal details but the householder
refused to allow him access to the property. When quizzed the man did
not know the energy company the householder was with. A complaint has
been made to the company concerned.
The second incident, involving a different company, took place in
Leamington Spa. The householder was visited by someone who claimed that
his gas and electricity meter had been miss
calibrated. He also asked to see the householder's bill and requested
to know how the householder paid for his energy. The caller was given
access to the property but no details were
given. On contacting the company the caller claimed he worked for, they
claimed that no-one from their company was working in Leamington Spa at
that time and they confirmed they did
not ask for meter readings.
Simon Cripwell - Trading Standards Service
Warwickshire County Council
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ULLENHALL AUTUMN SHOW
Saturday 4th September Ullenhall Village Hall. Open to everyone
–all entries welcome. Homemade teas, raffle, cake stall, craft
stall and demonstrations. Details from 795576 or 793248.
HENLEY WILDLIFE SOCIETY
Ashley Grove is our speaker on Tuesday September 21st presenting
“Shetlands to Scilly” and “Birds of the British
Isles”. Visitors are welcome to come and join us from 7.45pm in
the Baptist Church Hall for our first indoor meeting this autumn
HENLEY FLOWER CLUB
September 14th Jayne Edmonds (National Demonstrator) ‘FOR THE
BEAUTY OF THE EARTH. Competition ‘Hydrangea Heaven’.
Memorial Hall 7.30pm. Visitors welcome (£5.00).
A warm welcome awaits any newcomers to our meeting on Tuesday 7th
September in the Memorial Hall at 7.30pm. Our speaker is Mr Bob Burton
who will tell us about “Bob’s old bottles”.
CRAFT GROUP OPEN TO ALL
We meet fortnightly on Wednesdays from September 29th in the Baptist
Church Hall from 2pm until 4.30pm. The fee is only £2.00 per
meeting. Patchwork for beginners and improvers plus. UFO’s
(unfinished objects) have you some tapestry, canvas work, knitting or
embroidery tucked away to be finished sometime? Why not bring it along
and have a couple of hours to work on your project and the satisfaction
of actually finishing it.
THE HENLEY AND BEAUDESERT SOCIETY
Our next meeting is on Thursday 16th September in the Baptist Church
Hall at 8.00pm when Alan Winterburn will give a talk on ‘Little
Known Warwickshire Part 2’. Visitors and new members are welcome.
Further details from Pat Kench 795419.
HENLEY COURT LEET TOWN DINNER
The High Bailiff, Roger Sutton is pleased to announce that this
year’s Town Dinner is being held 2nd October in the Memorial
Hall, 7.00pm for 7.30pm. The evening includes a reception drink, a 3
course meal plus coffee and mints. Music will be provided by Smoothsax.
There will be a licence bar serving a selection on wine, beers and soft
drinks. A raffle and a number of “fund things” will be held
to entertain you between courses. The cost is £26.00 per person
and bookings can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or
795701. email@example.com or 794787.
WI AND CHOIR invites you to a relaxing and entertaining concert
followed by a delicious tea at Tanworth Village Hall on Saturday 16th
October at 3.00pm (doors open 2.30pm). Tickets cost £6.00 and
will be available from The Bell pub from Monday 4th October or from Val
Details of all the local cinemas, theatres and exhibitions can be found on The Henley Town Website
HENLEY IN ARDEN TENNIS CLUB
Open to members (juniors and adults) of any standard. Full time coach.
7 courts open throughout the year mean that there is always a court
available. No need to book. Club and American Tournaments held during
summer months. League matches summer and winter. For details of
membership please contact Judith Mathias 01564 792378
HENLEY-IN-ARDEN EVERGREEN CLUB.
are held on the first Wednesday of the month in the Parish Hall,
Beaudesert Lane at 2.15pm. The Club has around 80 members and organises
a varied programme together with various outings. If you are interested
in joining please contact Gordon Trinder.
THE ROTARY CLUB of HENLEY-in-ARDEN
Meets at the Golf Club on Monday evenings at 7pm.
New members are always welcome.
Please email Michael Redman
HENLEY-IN-ARDEN FLOWER CLUB
Are you interested in gardening and flowers or just spending a pleasant
evening watching a demonstrator arrange foliage and flowers? We
meet on the second Tuesday each month at 7.30pm in The Memorial Hall,
Station Road, Henley-in-Arden so why not come along and see for
yourself? Visitors are always welcome £3.00. You do not have to
be an active flower arranger to enjoy watching our demonstrators but if
you do feel you would like to 'have a go' we hold occasional workshops.
For further information contact Secretary - Annette Walker - 01564
HENLEY-IN-ARDEN ALLOTMENTS & GARDENING CLUB
The Objectives of the Club are:
- To maintain and develop facilities for gardening and allotment sites.
- To enable members to enjoy the activity of gardening and allotments.
- To enable a healthy and rewarding past time enriching people's lives.
- To preserve local green spaces for the community of Henley-in-Arden.
- To foster an allotment and gardening spirit.
- To create synergies and alliances with other like minded organisations.
create a network where members can communicate with each other in order
to exchange ideas, exchange produce and flowers, share equipment, seek
advice and help.
The HAAGC is open to everyone with an interest in gardening and membership is FREE. Click Here for Application Form
HENLEY-IN-ARDEN BADMINTON CLUB
Meets every Friday and Sunday evening from 8pm at the Memorial Hall,
Station Road, Henley-in-Arden. The season runs from mid September to
end April. A warm welcome is extended to all badminton players who may
be interested in joining the club. Visitors welcome. Please contact the
Chairman, Alan Barber, on 01564 793320 for further details.
HENLEY CRICKET CLUB
Henley Cricket Club
fields two teams in the Cotswold Hills League on a Saturday and two
teams in friendly fixtures on Sundays from mid-April to mid-September.
We are always on the lookout for new players, irrespective of age or
ability. Anyone interested in joining our club should contact Kevin
O'Brien on 01564 794903.
HENLEY-in-ARDEN BOWLS CLUB
meets on Monday
evenings from April to September at 6.30pm and plays until it is dark.
The club is situated next to the Tennis Courts at the Sports and Social
club ground on the A3400 just outside Henley. The Club welcomes new
members, whether beginners or established players. For further
information contact John Townson 01564 792407.
Jollytots meet every Tuesday morning during term time between 10am and
11.45am in the Church Hall on Beaudesert Lane, Henley. It is open
for all under 4 year olds and costs only £1.50 which includes a
drink and a biscuit. There are toys, games, arts and crafts and
singing. Any questions please ring Rachel on 01564 794470.
There are still vacancies in some areas of Henley-in-Arden for
NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH Coordinators. If you are aware that your area is
not covered or you are willing to be a coordinator, please contact
Annette Walker on 792837
|HENLEY-IN-ARDEN FLOWER CLUB|
Meetings are held on the Second Tuesday each month at 7.30 pm at the
Memorial Hall. Secretary Mrs Annette Walker 01564 792837. Meeting programme
THE WARWICKSHIRE BUSINESS CLUB
monthly lunchtime meeting on the third Thursday of each month from
11.30am to 2.15pm at the Henley Golf Club. There is a one hour
networking session followed by a quality lunch and an informative
speaker on a business topic. Full details at www.swbc.co.uk
|TAI CHI in HENLEY
Thursdays, 11am at the Baptist Church Hall, High Street. Age, health or
fitness no barrier. £5 per session – no termly fees. For
further information contact Debbie Wild on 07773 318830.
Full details at: www.swantaichi.co.uk|
WOOTTON WAWEN FOOTPATHS GROUP
Meets the last
Sunday of the month at Wootton Wawen village hall at 2.15pm for a
conducted walk of about 5 miles over the local and surrounding area
footpaths. The Group welcomes all walkers. There is no subscription.
More details from Denis Keyte on 01564 792872.
THE PROBUS CLUB OF BEAUDESERT
Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month. Membership
consists of retired professional and business men residing in the
vicinity of Henley. Visitors are most welcome and for further details
please contact the secretary Andrew Yarwood on 794079.
DE MONTFORT LODGE OF FREEMASONS
De Montfort Lodge is the only freemasons’ lodge meeting in
Henley. It was established in the town in 1930 and holds meetings in
the Guild Hall. Anyone interested in freemasonry should contact John
Pollard on 0121 603 8577 for further details.
WRVS LUNCH CLUB
The WRVS organise a lunch club for the elderly of the district at Dell
Court every Tuesday at 12.30pm at a cost of £3.10. For
further details contact Christine on 01789 209210.
HENLEY-IN-ARDEN BRIDGE CLUB
Duplicate Bridge of intermediate standard on Tuesday evenings at the
the White Swan Hotel and usually finds time for a tipple, which may or
may not improve our play!! Play commences at 7.15 promptly. There
are normally 5 - 8 tables and the club does not issue master points.
For further information please contact the Secretary - Christine Whitehouse on 01564 792993.
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