The meeting on Wednesday 14th November was preceded by a public consultation about next year’s precept during which Councillors listened to the questions and opinions of local residents about future spending plans.
PC Capp gave a summary of recent policing issues mentioning that local milk thieves had been caught and at least one of them prosecuted.
The formal Council meeting began with the welcoming of the newly-elected Coun Mike Bossingham. This was followed by presentation of reports from Councillors and Committees. The Council agreed to make a donation to the Royal British Legion and discussed this year’s remembrance activities in the town.
Final details of the Christmas market on Sunday 25th November were discussed focussing on the Junior Town Crier competition, the road closure and the switching on of the Christmas lights at 3.45pm. The Council was also delighted to accept generous donations to the event from both Linford’s Fish and Chip Shop and the Boundary fish shop. The Council agreed to publish a newsletter in January celebrating the many highlights of 2012.