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National Crime Agency Shotgun Security Campaign

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This week the National Crime Agency (NCA) has launched a security campaign aimed at licensed shotgun holders in the UK. The NCA has said that shotgun thefts are back to the levels they were at before the first Covid-19 lockdown and as we look to come out of the current lockdown, they are encouraging people to take additional measures to… Read more »

Parish Council Meeting on Monday 28th September is cancelled

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Hi Parish, Due to unforeseen circumstances the Village Hall is now not available for the Parish Council meeting scheduled for Monday 28th September 2020. The meeting is now cancelled and will be rearranged. Regards, Kirtling and Upend Parish Council

Historical Research Volunteers

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Hi Parish, The British Horse Society are running a project to record legal rights of way (bridleways for example), and to preserve and reinstate routes so as to prevent unrecorded routes being formally closed in 2026. They are currently looking to recruit Historical Research Volunteers in the Eastern Region so if you are interested, please check out their website that explains more about their project:… Read more »

VE Day Memories

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Hi Parish, Trish is helping to prepare for our VE Day celebration and is looking for any memories people may have on VE day. If you have any you would like to share please either write them down and pop through Trish's letterbox (92 The Street) or email Trish directly at  

Drone Activity

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Hi Parish, There have recently been reports of drone sightings over properties in Kirtling & Upend. The Parish Council would like to draw your attention to the Government Guidelines for flying drones within the UK to ensure residents privacy is not encroached upon. •    The Operator is legally responsible for every flight and must be able to fly safely and… Read more »