This weekend sees the return of the East Cleveland Klondike Grand Prix. Following last year's very successful event, both in terms of national exposure for our area and the boost to the local economy from the vast numbers of spectators lining the streets of our East Cleveland Villages, it is hoped that this year the race, on Sunday 29th April, will be watched by an even bigger audience. The event is once again sponsored by the East Cleveland Villages Big Local in partnership with Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council. Velo 29 are once again the race event organisers.
Full details of the race including the full route, details of road closures and rolling road closures during the race itself and what's on in each of the villages on route can be found on the Klondike Grand Prix website.
With cyclists expected to reach speeds of 50mph at certain points of the race it is essential that the race route is kept clear of parked cars on the day of the race. Residents and visitors are therefore requested to park their vehicles off the race route on Sunday.
The race will again start and finish on Westgate in Guisborough. The race is due to start at 12.00 following a route out through Dunsdale, Sandy Lane, New Marske, Skelton and Skelton Green before commencing the first lap at Boosbeck.
Boosbeck, Lingdale and Kilton will each see four passes of the race.
Projected times, which will vary depending on the speed of the race, are as follows:-
Boosbeck 1st pass 12.22 -12.27 2nd pass 13.15 - 13.31, 3rd pass 14.08 -14.35 and final pass 15.01 - 15.40
Lingdale 1st pass 12.23 - 12.28, 2nd pass 13.16 - 13.32, 3rd pass 14.09 - 14.37 and final pass 15.03 - 15.41
On the final lap the race will pass through Margrove Park and Charltons between 15.19 and 16.01
Along the high street from 12noon
At "Historic Bicycle Frieze" opposite Post Office -
* Performance by Unicyclist/Juggler/Balloon Shaper
* Judging of Best Dressed-up bike/scooter of Lingdale Primary School pupils
* Live accordion music
Lingdale Village Hall (From 11.30am - 3.00pm)
* Rodeo Bull (£1 per ride)
* Free Bouncy Castle
* Free Face Painting
* Pick a Stick game
* Raffle (1st prize Unicycle, 2nd Meal for two at The Tavern, 3rd ExlFitness voucher plus other prizes - drawn at 3.00pm)
* Refreshments (Tea,Coffee, Hot Dogs, Waffles, Cakes etc)
Lingdale Tavern (Live Music)
* No Regrets from 12.30pm
* The Dalesman Singers from 7.30pm - 8.30pm
St.Chads (from 11.30am)
* Tombola for Children (prize every time)
* Raffle (Hamper, Bicycle Cake, Wine, Biscuits, Chocolates and other prizes - drawn at 3.30pm)
* Sale of Homemade produce
* Refreshments (Bacon Butties, tea, coffee etc)
Boosbeck Community Centre - Kids crafts, waffles, candyfloss,and activities for all the family, teas, coffees and cake. Face Painting, Caracature artist, Tom Rolfe/ Juggler magician/ unicyclist. Raffle and Tombola/Winbola.
Jane Cuthbert Street Entertainer - Making a song with the kids and singing it on the day. Music to go onto a memory card and put into an old fashioned music box ad played on the day with flags, streamers and dancing in fancy dress.
Treasure hunt on the morning of the Klondike
Tug of War behind the Top House for the Klondike Cup
Fairground rides from Browns Landscaping and Leisure
Klondike Football match - one week after the Klondike.
Charltons Community Centre - Arts and crafts and traditional games in the garden of the Community Centre
At the Parish Council meeting on Thursday 25th January 2018 two new members were co-opted onto the Parish Council to fill positions vacated by Andrea Conroy and Gloria Robinson.
Jackie Henderson was co-opted to represent the Charltons & Margrove ward and Alan Groves was co-opted to represent the Lingdale & Stanghow ward.
We welcome both Jackie and Alan to the Parish Council and wish them every success in their new role.
Lockwood Parish Council now has a full compliment of 12 Parish Councillors. The next full elections for the Parish Council will take place in May 2019.
Members of Lockwood Parish Council visited both Lockwood Primary School and Lingdale Primary School in the two weeks before Christmas to hand out Christmas presents to all the children.
The Parish Council funded the purchase of over 300 books so that a reading book could be given to each child in every school.
With ages ranging from 2 years up to 11 years, all books were specially chosen to be age appropriate for each year group. Both schools also received a small selection of books to add to their school libraries.
The children were all excited to received their wrapped presents and we hope they enjoyed reading their books over the Christmas holidays.
In accordance with the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 Lockwood Parish Council is pleased to publish below the Notice of Conclusion of Audit for the year ended 31st March 2017, along with all other requisite information. Please click on the link to view the documents.
Section 1-3 of the Annual Return (including Annual Governance Statement 2016/17, Annual Accounting Statements 2016/17 and External Auditor certificate and report 2016/17)
Published 28th September 2017
Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer to Lockwood Parish Council
A vacancy has arisen in the office of Parish Councillor for the Lingdale & Stanghow Ward of Lockwood Parish Council.
The official period in which electors can request an election be held to fill the vacancy passed on 18th August with no names submitted.
Please click here to view the official notice of casual vacancy.
Lockwood Parish Council is now inviting expressions of interest from people interested in putting themselves forward to be co-opted onto the Council to fill the vacancy.
Please click here to view the co-option notice.
Lockwood Parish Council is today publishing its accounts for the year ending 31st March 2017.
The accounts have now been approved by the full council and have also been audited by our internal auditor.
The accounts have not yet been audited by our external auditor and so are subject to change.
Details are also given below of the period of exercise of public rights which will commence on Monday 12th June 2017 and end on Friday 21st July 2017
Please click on the following links to open the documents:-
Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer
Are you fed up with slow broadband speeds in this area?
Here is your chance to bring superfast broadband into your home.
Representatives from Lockwood Parish Council have met with Virgin Media to discuss their network expansion plans and to find out how residents in our area can influence the areas identified to be part of these expansion plans.
If you would like Virgin Media on your street please register your interest at www.virginmedia.com/cablemystreet/
We need as many people as possible to register to make this happen!!
The East Cleveland Klondike Grand Prix bike race will be passing through many of our East Cleveland villages on Sunday 2nd April 2017 and we want as many people as possible to get involved with the event. The race, which is endorsed and run through British Cycling, will be a qualifier for the TOUR DE YORKSHIRE and so it is expected that between 120 and 140 professional riders and their teams will be taking part on the day.
The race is being sponsored by East Cleveland Villages Big Local and the 90 mile route has been designed to showcase the lovely East Cleveland countryside. The race will begin in Guisborough at 12noon and will pass through or past Charltons, Margrove Park, Boosbeck, Lingdale, Kilton, Carlin How, Skiningrove, Loftus, Liverton Mines, Liverton Village, Grinkle, Easington, then back through Loftus, Carlin How and then through Brotton, Saltburn, Skelton Castle, Skelton Green and back to Boosbeck. This 24 mile circuit will be completed three times. There is then a shorter 10 mile circuit which takes in Boosbeck, Lingdale, Brotton, Saltburn, Four Lane Ends, Skelton Green and Boosbeck before the riders head to the finish line on Westgate via Margrove Park and Charltons. The prize giving will be at the pedestrianised area of the cross opposite the Old Town Hall on Westgate at around 4.15pm.
Full details of the race can be found here http://velo29events.com/races/klondike-grand-prix/