Councillor John Yorke, Chairman of Lawley and Overdale Parish Council, shares some updates about what’s been going on around the parish in July.
Hi, I am the Chair of Lawley and Overdale Parish Council. My July update provides details on the following items:
- St Saviour Close / Survey
- Community Garden
- Community Centre
- War Memorial
- Lawley 5k Fun Run
St Saviour Close/St Helier Drive – Outcome of survey
Residents voted for a bench and wildflowers.
You said… We did… [A photograph of a new bench, wild flowers and plants]
War Memorial – what’s been happening?[Photograph of construction work taking place around the War Memorial]
We are extending the existing hard standing area. Should be completed by the end of July.
Community Garden – Lawley[Photograph of a series of wooden raised beds full of plants, labelled with different organisations’ names.]
We have a number of groups that have raised beds.[Photograph of two children digging in an empty raised bed.] Some young rainbows enjoying replanting their area.
Lawley and Overdale Parish Council – Grant Funding
We are open for grant applications!
To qualify, funding must:
- Benefit the parish
- Benefit a regional or national charity within the local community
- Not be for an individual.
How to apply: Download and complete the grant application form.
We will only consider one application per group or organisation any one year.
Community Centre[Photograph of Lawley Community Centre; an old Victorian school with a bell tower and a playground in front.]
We’re ready to open again! Taking bookings from 6 September 2021. Find out how to book the Lawley Community Centre.
Loads of space, perfect for parties and groups.
Lawley 5k Fun Run[Photograph of runners’ feet on pavement.]
A date to pop in your diary… Lawley 5k Fun Run. 11 September 2021. Entry fee £6. Supporting two charities – Telford Mind and West Mercia Search and Rescue. Find out how to enter the Lawley 5k Fun Run.
It’s such a brilliant event to be part of.
Thanks for watching!
Look out for our next update in August.