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Kibworth Beauchamp Parish Council for March 2021

26th April 2021 | Councils

The government has decided not to extend the legislation that has permitted virtual council meetings after 6 May; in our case using Zoom.  Our annual meeting to elect the chairman, vice-chairman and representatives would normally be held on 25 May. However we have movewd this meeting to Tuesday 4 May. This is because of the uncertainty about holding face to face public meetings in a safe environment.  The agenda and Zoom joining instructions will be published on our website and the notice board on High Street.

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Kibworth Beauchamp Parish Council.

22nd February 2021 | Councils

We held our public Zoom meeting on 19 January, which is earlier than the usual fourth Tuesday, so that the budget could be agreed for 2021/22, and the figures sent into HDC for their 22 January deadline.

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County Council--Gartree News.

21st February 2021 | Coronavirus, Councils

As regular readers of my County Council Gartree News column will know, I  have been monitoring the positive Covid-19 cases. I have been looking at the numbers and rates per 100,000 daily for the  Kibworth and Great Glen Middle layer Super  Output Area (MSOA) since mid October.  There was an unexpected spike in the  numbers for this MSOA for the 7 days to 23  January. The increase in case numbers continued for a few days. Case numbers rose  from 26 (rate of 239.2) to 54 (rate of 445.5)  over a 4 day period. I was alerted to a possible  outbreak and contacted the Director of Public  Health over the weekend. He was able to  confirm that 35 people (23 residents and 12  staff) had indeed tested positive at a local care  home. The residents had been offered vaccinations prior to the regular testing process giving the positive results. The majority were  asymptomatic. I understand relatives were  informed as a matter of course. 

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