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Corona Virus update

The village is closely following the government advice concerning its response to Corona Virus.

The current advice involving social distancing means that the Memorial and Church Halls, St Luke's Church and other communal buildings are closed and activities they support are suspended.

A volunteer group has been established. They have leafleted the village. If anyone requires information please call 822128.

The next Community Coffee Mornings have been cancelled until further notice.

Due to lockdown restrictions the May Parish Council Meeting will not include a public or press attendance. Business will be conducted by phone and email. The agenda is attached:-
Parish Council Meeting


Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014 Sections 26 and 27
The Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/234)


   1. Date of announcement     Wednesday 17 June 2020
   2. Each year the smaller authority's Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) needs to be
       reviewed by an external Auditorappointed by Smaller Authorities' Audit Appointments Ltd.  The
      unaudited AGAR has been published with this notice.
      As it has yet to be reviewed by the appointed auditor, it is subject to change as a result of that

Any person interested has the right to inspect and make copies of theaccounting records for the
financial year to which the audit relates and all books, deeds, contracts, bills, vouchers, receipts and
other documents relating to those recordsmust be made available for inspection by any person
interested. For the year ended 31 March 2020, these documents will be available on reasonable notice
byapplication to:

Mrs D Brookes  -Responsible Financial Officer
39 Coastal Road, Hest Bank, Lancaster, LA2 6HE


commencing on    Thursday 18 June 2020

and ending on     Wednesday 29 July 2020

   3. Local government electors and their representatives also have:

  • The opportunity to question the appointed auditor about the accounting records; and
  • The right to make an objection which concerns a matter in respect of which the appointed auditor could either make a public interest report or apply to the court for a declaration that an item of account is unlawful. Written notice of an objection must first be given to the auditor and a copy sent to the smaller authority.


The appointed auditor can be contacted at the address in paragraph 4 below for this purpose between the above dates only.

   4.  The smaller authority's AGAR is subject to review by the appointed auditor under the provisions of
         The Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014, the Accounts and Audit Regulations 2015 and the
         NAO's Code of Audit Practice 2015.  The appointed auditor is:

 PKF Littlejohn LLP (Ref: SBA Team)
 1 Westferry Circus
 Canary Wharf
 London E14 4HD

    5.  This announcement is made by      Mrs Doreen Brookes


Village Newsletter   Spring Edition.
Note cutoff for the June edition is 24th May 2020
Rolling News Service .
Calendar  Click here for March 2020 
Minutes  All the Parish Council minutes are available here
Parish Council Click here for latest news from the Parish Council
Blocked drains this Autumn Advice from Lancashire County Council

Memorial Hall

The Memorial Hall is run as a charity by a management team.  For further information and details of hiring charges: 
Memorial Hall

Community, Church, Sports and Leisure Groups

For a list of community sports and leisure organistions in our village:
Community Church Sports and Leisure

Parish Council, City Council, County Council & MP

The Code of Conduct recently adopted for Parish Councillors can be found here in pdf format:
Code of Conduct

A new Parish Councillor has recently been adopted. For list of all our Councillors and MP: 

The Parish Council meets monthly, normally the third Monday in each month.

For a list of dates:


Minutes of meetings:  Access to minutes can be found here:


Freedom of Information:

Details of the Model Publication Scheme adopted by the Parish Council are available:  Click here

Details of the Information Available under this Scheme are also available in .pdf format: Click here

Links Page

This page takes you to several interesting sites including:  Lancashire Police, Lancashire County Council, Lancaster City Council, Lancashire Parish Councils, Youth Services, Lancashire Villages & the 1848 Tythe Map. 


Contact Information

This website is owned and maintained by the Slyne-with-Hest Parish Council. You can contact us as shown below.

General Information


This web site was designed by Frank Foster and is maintained by  David Ruddick
Contact him by e-mail with questions or comments about this site.