parish council

inkpen parish council news - September to october 2019

sunday league football

Inkpen Parish Council is pleased to announce that a new agreement has been made with Park Life Rovers football team to play Sunday League football on the Inkpen Playing Field during the season starting in September 2019. Anyone wishing to be a spectator is welcome to join them at 10.30am on Sunday morning – future games and confirmed bookings for the playing field are listed on the notice board at the pavilion.

defibrillator awareness

Defibrillator Awareness – a new defibrillator was purchased by the Parish Council in the last financial year and located centrally at the sports pavilion for all to use. A new date will be agreed shortly for defibrillator awareness so that those who wish to know more about how to use the equipment in a time of emergency. Please contact the Parish Clerk if you are interested in attending the session asap – the contact details are below


Speeding in InkpenThere have been several distressing reports of speeding in Inkpen and the Parish Council will be supporting a check on those drivers who exceed the speed limit in the village during the coming months. Please take extra care when approaching horses, children and those on foot.

monitoring vandalism & drugs

Vandalism and Drugs – Please be aware and help - the Parish Council as Corporate Trustees of the Inkpen Memorial Playing Field have made a number of improvements to the playing field but there also seems to be an element of unpleasant vandalism and possible drug dealing that often occurs in public amenities. Please report anything you see at once to the Police on 101. Destruction of public spaces is unacceptable behaviour. If you cannot identify those involved take the car registration number along with a good description of those involved and they can be traced. Protect yourself and take no unnecessary risks.

climate change

Climate Change Conference on 28th October-10am to 4pm - West Berkshire Council are hosting a climate change conference to explore different ways residents, businesses, local organisations can help tackle the climate crisis. The Rt.Hon Richard Benyon MP will open the conference. This is a free event but booking in advance is necessary. Tickets will be available on Monday 16th September at West Berkshire Climate Conference-Tickets page. More details on the WBC website.

mobile library

Mobile Library: will call in Inkpen at Craven Rd. from 2.30 – 2.50pm and at Inkpen School from 3.05 to 4pm on 3rd and 24th September 2019. Please support the rural service as we do not wish to lose it. The mobile also stops in Church St. Kintbury on 12th September from 1.40-2.10pm

council meetings

Inkpen Parish Council meetings are advertised on the village notice boards and on this official village website, in advance of the meeting. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday 30th September 2019 at the Inkpen Sports Pavilion at 7 pm, subject to councillors' availability. All Inkpen residents are welcome to attend.

All Councillors can be contacted via the Clerk at Alternatively, Cllr. Mark Bates can be emailed directly at and Cllr. Simon Hanna at

defibrillator awareness

If you can't attend the Inkpen training event, visit the St. John's Ambulance website.

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climate change

It is down to us to see how we can make a difference individually and as a community.

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