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This was collected by residents, a week before lockdown. Fantastic effort.

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War Memorial

The war memorial was professionally cleaned and restored

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War Memorial

The names of villagers who served in WW1 and WW2, now clearly visible.

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War Memorial

The project was finished in time for the WW2 Centenary marking the end of the war, 100 years after the event in 2018.

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 Memorial Light

As part of the restoration the electrics and lamp were reinstated. 

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After 5 years of data collection, part of the B3000 is made an Air Quality Management Area. No workable solution has yet been implemented by GBC.

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Village Sign

Cllr Sharples facilitates the design and installation of a new village sign. The opening ceremony is well attended.

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The Avenue

Roadside shrubbery is cleared to improve  pedestrian safety.

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Ditch deepened to improve drainage.

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Hand Rail

A handrail is erected at Watts Cemetery to improve safety for visitors

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A camera sign with the 30 MPH VAS was agreed but unfortunately, SCC replaced it,  without the sign, as lack of police checks meant the B3000 failed the criteria test.

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Play Area

A new fence and extended activity centre is added to the play area in phase one of the scheme. A Zip-wire will hopefully follow in phase 2.

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Withies Pond

The silt was removed and re-sited

Minor landscape improvements to surroundings - and today the Withies pond is an attractive feature for residents and wildlife

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Meetings Review

Result- Clerk to spend 2 hours a week in Compton, would copy in relevant councillors on all correspondence and PC to consider monthly meetings if needed

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Independent Surveys

 Compton Parish Council contributed towards an independent SHMA carried out by GRA (Guildford Residents' Association) a traffic survey and a landscape assessment.


Common Clearance

Residents came out in force to help clear the woodlands of the dreaded Himalayan Balsam.  

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Common Clearance

Drinks afterwards at the Withies made the hard work worthwhile!



Compton Parish Council website was produced. We hope you find it useful.

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