west parley parish council

LV=Streetwise, get involved!

23 Mar 2014
Every year thousands of children are injured in preventable accidents in the home, on the roads and at play. LV=Streetwise helps to reduce the chance of accidents happening by helping children to learn about potential dangers in the everyday world around them in a safe, controlled, memorable and exciting venue. Based in Dorset, it is an award-winning interactive safety education charity - a life sized, indoor "bricks and mortar" "village" of scenarios which are traditionally built scenes from everyday town and country life.

LV streetwise

Parish Councillor Geoff Dark has been a Volunteer Safety Guide at LV=Streetwise since March 1999, four months after the Centre opened. His fifteen years of service as a guide happened to coincide with the completion of 500 safety tours and both of these landmarks resulted in the presentation of certificates. Presenting the certificates were Alison Shelton (Centre Manager) and Andy Watkins (Deputy Manager); also present on the photograph were Helen Bromley (Administration Officer) and two Safety Guides Pat and Tricia who have also served as Safety Guides for many years. Geoff has greatly enjoyed all the time spent at LV=Streetwise with parties of children.

If you would like to volunteer to act as a Safety Guide for tours of 1hr 30min with children of 6-7 years or 2 hrs for children of 9-10 years (minimum one tour per month) you would be made very welcome. Usually 30 - 40 children attend at a time and each Safety Guide takes about 6 children accompanied by an adult from the school. To see what goes on, log in to www.streetwise.org.uk and you will be surprised at the extent of the activities.

Whats On

Nuts about Nature

Mon 14th August, Parley Wood, West Parley, 10am - 2pm, with Moors Valley Rangers. Bug hunting, den building, learning about nature, filling up Bug hotels, and its free! . .more.

Coffee Morning

every Wednesday from 10am - 12 noon at the Parley Sports and Social Club. All residents and friends will be made very welcome.

West Parley Official Guide

The new Parish Guide is ready, and will be delivered in June. . have a look!
You might also want this local map.

Heritage Walk

learn all about West Parley's history as you walk, it is well researched and informative. . more

Parley Health Walks

every Wednesday 10am from the Parley Sports and Social Club, followed by coffee and biscuits! Lets get healthy and have some fun.

There's plenty going on in West Parley - click here for the latest.

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Next Meetings

Planning committee:
Wed 2nd August 2017, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Parish Council:
Wed 20th September 2017, 7.30pm
MS Centre, Church Lane

Agendas / Minutes

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Parish Council update for June 2017
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Neighbourhood Watch newsletter for June 2017

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