Welcome to the website for Oakley & Deane Parish Council.
We have reserved this area for our Parish Clerk to post important and urgent messages affecting the village and our residents.
OAKLEY SUPPORT NETWORK
An informal support network connecting you with local volunteers if you need help or support as a consequence of COVID19 pandemic.
Oakley and Deane Parish Council, Oakley Community Assocation and St Leonard's Church have come together to build a safe network of volunteers that can help you if you have a particular need for support at this time. All support is provided on a 'best endeavours' basis.
If you want to be a volunteer, please register on our website ( details below).
You can also donate money to the Oakley Support Network via the Virgin Giving link on the website. We need your support to maintain the network.
CALL US ON 01256 268700 or go to www.oakley-village.com
GARDEN WASTE COLLECTIONS TO RESUME
Garden waste collections in Basingstoke and Deane are set to resume from Monday 15 June for existing customers as staffing levels begin to stabilise following the COVID-19 outbreak. It follows the reintroduction of the council’s bulky waste collection service and deliveries of bins and glass containers in May. Read more by clicking this link: https://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/gardenwaste
VIRTUAL DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMITTEE MEETINGS
The council's first virtual committee meeting - a meeting of the Development Control Committee - is set to take place at 2pm on Wednesday 20 May, with a second virtual meeting of the planning committee scheduled for Wednesday 27 May. In line with government guidance around ensuring planning decisions can continue to be made, the meetings will be held virtually with committee members, council officers and those wanting to speak attending remotely. Allowing residents to watch the committee meetings live, the virtual meetings will be live streamed on the council's website in the same way as they would normally be webcast. For more details please follow this link: https://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/rte.aspx?id=298&task=View&itemid=9699
BASINGSTOKE VOLUNTARY ACTION
Basingstoke Voluntary Action has been working alongside Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to co-ordinate support for vulnerable residents during the COVID-19 outbreak. They have also been working with the fantastic neighbourhood and community groups operating across the borough. The Basingstoke and Deane Community Hub has taken over 1,200 calls from vulnerable residents following the launch of a dedicated helpline, working with voluntary and community groups to help those most at risk to access food and prescribed medicine during the COVID-19 outbreak.
BASINGSTOKE AND DEANE BOROUGH COUNCIL
The borough council is issuing regular updates relating to their services together with other useful information in their newsletters. To sign up for future editions please follow this link: https://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/signup
HOUSEHOLD WASTE RECYCLING CENTRES BOOKING SYSTEM
A new system for residents to book slots at Hampshire County Council’s Hampshire Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) at Wade Road will begin on Monday 15 June 2020. Only residents who have made a booking will be able to access the sites from this date onwards. People will be able to book a 30 minute slot up to 48 hours in advance online. Arrangements are also being made for a telephone booking line for residents who do not have access to the internet. Those wishing to book a slot will need to provide their name, car registration and, for online bookings, an email address. Bookings will be limited to one slot per household per week. For more information please follow this link: https://www.hants.gov.uk/News/4JunHWRCbooking?dm_i=3IWH,151TB,40WP10,40XV2,1