November news from Stalmine-with-Staynall Parish Council

Stalmine-with-Staynall Parish Council news

Road safety fears

Concerns are growing over road safety on Brickhouse Lane in Stalmine as the number of vehicles using the single-track lane appears to increase.

Parish councillors were planning talks with Cllr John Shedwick, who represents the village on the county council, in response to worries aired by villagers. Councillors have also expressed fears and are calling for an urgent review.

Cllr Shedwick was invited to the council's November meeting, but was unable to attend because of a prior engagement. Talks are now planned for the end of November.

Over Wyre talks

Plans for a get-together of councillors to discuss matters of common interest in Over Wyre are continuing to take shape, with representatives from Hambleton, Out Rawcliffe, Preesall and Pilling joining Stalmine in confirming interest in meeting once or twice a year.

Stalmine councillors have suggested a first meeting in February, with each council asked to bring one item of concern and one idea of proposed improvement. Details of how things would operate in practice would then be agreed at the meeting.

This suggestion will now go to all interested parties.

Road closure

Grange Lane in Stalmine is to close for three days from January 22 for works to replace a BT pole. This is a county council scheme.

Wardleys Lane in Stalmine is to close on 24.02.20 until 03.03.20 to allow cable installation works to be carried out in the carriageway by Gallagher Ltd on behalf of ENW.

Lights switch-on

Stalmine's lights will be switched on at the church at 6pm on Monday December 2. Once again, the council is sponsoring the Christmas tree and the band at the church for this year’s event.

Everyone involved with the parish council would like to pass on best wishes for a very merry Christmas and a happy 2020.


The councillors for Stalmine-with-Staynall are:

Cllr Terry Williams (Chairman), By The Way, Brickhouse Lane, tel: 01253 702734;

Cllr D Booth, Wardleys Cottage, Wardleys Lane, tel: 01253 701711;

Cllr F Cardwell, Meadow Cottage, Carr Lane, tel: 01253 700150;

Cllr A Haydock, Atlantis, Stricklands Lane, tel: 07879 477779 (Vice Chairman);

Cllr Sue Pelham, Eldersfield, Brickhouse Lane, tel: 01253 700750;

Cllr Jean Wilson, Premium Farm Cottage, Sower Carr Lane, tel: 01253 701119.


The next meeting of the council will be on Tuesday 10 December 2019 in the village hall at 7.00pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend.


For further information contact any councillor or contact the clerk by email:, by phone on 07880 657761 or through the website


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