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Information Index
Conclusion of Audit 2018 (jpg, 525kb )
External Auditor Report and Certificate 2018 (pdf, 760kb )
Standing Orders 2018 (pdf, 424kb )
GDPR - General Privacy Notice (pdf, 150kb )
GDPR - Consent Form (pdf, 48kb )
Reporting Crime Online (pdf, 292kb )
Walks in Stoke 2017 (pdf, 167kb )
Annual Return 2018 (pdf, 4.7MB)
All Items of Expenditure above £100.00 2017 (pdf, 57kb)
List of Councillors Responsibilities 2016 (pdf, 86kb)
Schedule of Assets 2018 (pdf, 11kb)
Income & Expenditure 2018 (pdf, 11Kb)
Unaudited Governance Accountability 2018 (pdf, 1.2MB)
Financial Bank Reconcilliation 2018 (pdf, 9kb)
Election Of Parish Councillors (pdf, 9kb)
Doctors
Medical Practice
General Contact Details
Freedom Of Information
Parish By-Laws
Register of Member's Interests 2018 G Blackman (pdf, 4.4MB)
Register of Member's Interests 2018 M Elmes (pdf, 4.80MB)
Register of Member's Interests 2018 J Cherry (pdf, 5.1MB)
Register of Member's Interests 2018 P Tungate (pdf, 4.1MB)
Register of Member's Interests 2018 B Stone (pdf, 4.5MB)
Register of Member's Interests 2018 G Barron (pdf, 4.5MB)
Register of Member's Interests 2018 R Bridge (pdf, 4.3MB)
Achived documents at Medway Council 2014 (pdf, 60kb)
Code of Conduct 2018 (pdf, 661kb)
Stoke Declaration of Result Local 2015 (pdf 13kb)

STOKE VILLAGE HALL. Large modern village hall with disabled access, big kitchen and car park, hire from as little as £5 an hour. For further details and bookings please phone Mrs Janet Turner on 01634 270846.

Citizens Advice Bureau
Outreach Drop in Centre
Peninsular Methodist Church
Lower Stoke.

Sessions are from 9.30am – 1.00pm on the following dates: 19 th April. 3 rd May. 17 th May. 31 st May. 14 th June. 21 st June.

Compassionate Friends
Support for bereaved families
St Nicholas Church
High Street
Strood
01634 718299.

Nearest chemist open on Sunday.

TESCO Superstore
3 Cuxton Road
Strood

10am – 4pm


Asthma.
Medway Asthma Self-Help Group
131 Watling Street
Gillingham
01634 855844

Abandoned Vehicles.

To report an abandoned vehicle provide details of the make, model, colour, registration number and location.

01634 333333 Medway Council Customer Services dept.

Disability Information Service.

Provides the physically disabled and carers with information about services, equipment and local contacts.

01634 830000 ext 3343.

British Red Cross Society.
Medical loan department 01634 252084
Emergencies 01634 250458 & 01634 250051.

Opening times.
Monday 7.30pm – 9pm
Wednesday 7pm – 9pm

Hoo Centre
9 Stoke Road
Hoo St Werburgh .

Dentaline Emergency
Advice & on-the-spot NHS treatment.

Week nights 7pm – 10.30pm
Weekends & bank holidays 9.30am – 11am .

Medway Hospital 01634 819191

Environment Agency Floodline .

For information in the event of a flood.

Mon – Fri 8am – 8pm
Sat & Sun 10am – 4pm

0845 988 1188.

Hands.
General Help Organisation

01634 830371.

Samaritans
General Help Organisation

01634 730981.

Age Concern
General Help Organisation

01634 725250 or 724828.

Parkinson’s UK Medway Branch - a large, friendly group meets on the 4th Saturday of the month at St. Stephens Church Hall, Maidstone Road, Chatham ME4 6JE from
10.30 am-3.30 pm.  All welcome - advice, practical help and Carers Support Group.  Ring Linda Simmons 01634 856204 or Barbara Blackman 01634 377476 for more information.

 

 

Doctors

THE ELMS MEDICAL PRACTICE

The Surgery, Avery Way, Allhallows, Telephone 01634 270345

Dr K W Lee Dr Helen Mara Dr J S Birdi Dr J D Woodfield

SURGERY TIMES

Monday 9-11 am Tuesday 4-6 pm Wednesday 9-10 am Thursday 4-6 pm Friday 9-10.30 am

For Emergencies Telephone 250142

Ante-Natal Clinic Home visits arranged by the midwife. Please phone 250142

Family Planning/Well Woman Clinic Please phone 250142 between 9 am & noon for an appointment

General Nursing Clinic Monday 9.30 am – 11.30 am by appointment

The Elms Medical Centre

Main Road Hoo

Telephone lines open 9 am –noon & 4-6 pm Monday to Friday

For information and out of hours medical service please ring 250142

FOR GENERAL ADVICE AND/OR INFORMATION, Please ring NHS DIRECT on 0845 4647

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Medical Practice

ST WERBURGH MEDICAL PRACTICE

Branch Surgery at The Village Hall Mallard Way Lower Stoke.

01634 271347

DR G C J DAVIES DR A DUROWOJU DR R MAHANDRU DR S HAHN

To register as a patient or for further information regarding any of our services to the community, please telephone or call in at our reception desk where our friendly, informed staff will be happy to assist you and furnish you with full details. Main practice office 01634 250523 8.30am to 6pm.

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General Contact Details

GENERAL

STOKE PARISH COUNCIL

Mr R. Morrad. (CiLCA)
Parish Clerk.
95 Avery Way.
Allhallows.
Rochester.
Kent. ME3 9QW.

Phone/Fax 01634 270270.
Web site stokeparishcouncil.org.uk
Email stokeparishcouncilkent@gmail.com

 

MEDWAY COUNCIL 01634 306000. OR EMERGENCIES 01634 303300.

LOCAL ACCIDENT CENTRE

Medway Hospital, Windmill Street, Gillingham, 01634 830000

DENTALINE EMERGENCY

Advice & on-the-spoy NHS treatment. Week nights 7pm -10.30pm. Weekends & bank holidays 9.30am – 11am. Medway Hospital 01634 819191.

sheila.mudge@virgin.net - Village Correspondent for Medway Messenger & Medway News.

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Freedom of Information

Information available from Stoke Parish Council under the model publication scheme

Information to be published

Minutes to be retained in Parish Council Office for 10 years. Then archived at Medway Council.

How the information can be obtained

Cost at the hourly rate of the clerk

Class1 - Who we are and what we do

Stoke Parish Council. 1 st Tear of Local Government. Meets 11 times a year in Stoke Village Hall. Parish office address. 95 Avery Way. Allhallows. Rochester. Kent. ME3 9QW.

Parish office phone number 01634 270270. Mr R Morrad Clerk & RFO.(CiLCA)

Chairman phone number 01634 270252.

(hard copy and website)

Contact the Parish Clerk

Photo Copying

10p a copy.

Who's who on the Council. Cllr B Stone Chairman

Cllr G Barron Cllr G Blackman Cllr Mrs M Elmes

Cllr Mrs P Wade.

Clerk & RFO Mr R Morrad.

Local vicar: Reverend, Glenn McWatt, telephone number is 01634 270637.

Contact details for Parish Clerk and Council members

Parish office phone number 01634 270270.

Location of main Council office and accessibility details.

Parish office address. 95 Avery Way. Allhallows. Rochester. Kent. ME3 9QW.

Staffing structure. Clerk employed on a part time basis.

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost at the hourly rate of the clerk

Class 2 – What we spend and how we spend it

(Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit)

Current and previous financial year.

Available from the clerk upon request.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Annual return form and report by auditor

Available from the clerk upon request.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Finalised budget

Available from the clerk upon request.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Precept

£19.000.

Borrowing Approval letter

N/A

Financial Standing Orders and Regulations

Available from the clerk upon request.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost at the hourly rate of the clerk

Grants given and received

Available from the clerk upon request.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

List of current contracts awarded and value of contract

Available from the clerk upon request.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Members' allowances and expenses

Available from the clerk upon request.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Class 3 – What our priorities are and how we are doing

Audits, inspections and reviews

Available from the clerk upon request.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Parish Plan

We do not have one

Annual Report to Parish

Available from the clerk upon request.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost at the hourly rate of the clerk

Quality status

Not applied for.

Local charters drawn up in accordance with DCLG guidelines

None

Class 4 – How we make decisions

(Decision making processes and records of decisions)

Current and previous council year as a minimum

All decisions are made at Parish Council Meetings by a show of hands.

Recorded in a hard copy on numbered pages.

Timetable of meetings

Meets 11 times a year, once a month, not in August unless urgent business requires us to do so.

Agendas of meetings

Posted on all 3 public notice boards, 5 days before the meeting is due to take place.

Minutes of meetings

Held in hard copy by the clerk. All pages numbered and signed off by the presiding chairman at each meeting.

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost at the hourly rate of the clerk

Reports presented to council meetings

Given in writing to all members with the agenda for the meeting that will be dealing with it.

Responses to consultation papers

Issued by the clerk after the members have agreed.

Responses to planning applications

Issued by the clerk after the members have agreed.

Bye-laws

None at present are in force.

Class 5 – Our policies and procedures

(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities)

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Policies and procedures for handling requests for information

Complaints procedures (including those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme)

Information security policy

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost at the hourly rate of the clerk

Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Data protection policies

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Schedule of charges )for the publication of information)

10p A copy Available from the clerk upon

Class 6 – Lists and Registers

Currently maintained lists and registers only

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Any publicly available register or list

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Assets Register

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost at the hourly rate of the clerk

Disclosure log

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Register of members' interests

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Register of gifts and hospitality

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Class 7 – The services we offer

(Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters produced for the public and businesses)

Current information only

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Allotments

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Information to be published

How the information can be obtained

Cost at the hourly rate of the clerk

Burial grounds and closed churchyards

None

Community centres and village halls

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Parks, playing fields and recreational facilities

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Seating, litter bins, clocks, memorials and lighting

Available from the clerk upon request in hard copy.

Hourly rate at the time of request.

Bus shelters

None

Markets

None

Public conveniences

Medway Council

Agency agreements

A summary of services for which the council is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees

None

Additional Information




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stokeparishcouncil


Parish By-Laws


STOKE PARISH COUNCIL
BYELAWS FOR PLEASURE GROUNDS

SCHEDULE

The pleasure grounds referred to in byelaw 1 are as follows:
Allhallows Road/Button Drive Recreation Ground, Lower Stoke
MacKay’s Court/Mallard Way Recreation Ground, Lower Stoke
Upper Stoke Recreation Ground.

Byelaws made by the Parish Council of Stoke under Section 164 of the Public Health Act 1875, with respect to the pleasure grounds described in the Schedule hereto.

1. In these byelaws “The Council” means the Parish Council of Stoke and “the pleasure grounds” means the pleasure grounds listed in the Schedule hereto.

2. Any act necessary to the proper execution of his duty in the pleasure ground by an Officer of the Council, or any act which is necessary to the proper execution of any contract with the Council, shall not be an offence under these byelaws.

3. A person shall not in the pleasure ground without reasonable excuse:

(i) climb any wall or fence in or enclosing the pleasure ground, or any tree, or any barrier, railing, post, or other erection;
(ii) remove or displace any barrier, railing, post or seat, or any part of any erection or ornament, or any implement provided for use in the laying out or maintenance of the pleasure ground.

4. (i) A person shall not, except in the exercise of any lawful right or privilege bring or cause to be brought into the pleasure ground any barrow, truck, machine or vehicle other than:

(a) a wheeled bicycle or similar machine;
(b) a wheelchair or perambulator drawn or propelled by hand and used solely for the conveyance of a child or children or an invalid.

Provided that where the Council set apart a space in the pleasure ground for the
use of any class of vehicle, this byelaw shall not be deemed to prohibit the
driving in or to that space by a direct route from the entrance to the pleasure
ground of any vehicle of the class for which it is set apart.

(ii) A person shall not except in the exercise of any lawful right or privilege ride
any bicycle or other similar machine in any part of the pleasure ground.

5. (i) A person shall not in the pleasure ground:

(a) except as hereinafter provided erect post, rail, fence, pole, tent, booth, stand, building or other structure;

Provided that this prohibition shall not apply where upon an application to the Council they grant permission to erect any post, rail, fence, pole, tent, booth, stand, building or other structure, upon such occasion and for such purpose as are specified in the application;

(b) sell, or offer to expose for sale, or let to hire, or offer or expose for letting to hire, any commodity or article, unless, in pursuance of an agreement with the Council, or otherwise in the exercise of any lawful right or privilege he is authorised to sell or let to hire in the pleasure ground such commodity or article.

(ii) No person shall, without consent of the Council erect a tent or use any vehicle, including a caravan, or any other structure for the purpose of camping in the ground.

6. A person who brings a vehicle into the pleasure ground shall not wheel or station it over or upon:

(i) Any flower bed, shrub or plant, or any ground in the course of preparation as a flower bed, or for the growth of any tree, shrub or plant;
(ii) Any part of the pleasure ground where the Council by a notice board affixed or set up in some conspicuous position in the pleasure ground prohibit its being wheeled or stationed.

7. No person who has attained the age of 15 years shall play or take part in any ball game on the ground.

Provided that this Byelaw shall not apply to any person who being Bona Fide in charge of a child under the age of 15 years plays or takes part in any ball game with that child.

8. A person resorting to the pleasure ground and playing or taking part in any game for which the exclusive use of any space in the pleasure ground has been set apart shall:

(i) not play on the space any game other than the game for which it is set apart;
(ii) in preparing for playing and in playing, use reasonable care to prevent undue interference with the proper use of the pleasure ground by other persons;
(iii) when the space is already occupied by other players not begin to play thereon without their permission;
(iv) except where the exclusive use of the space has been granted by the Council for the playing of a match in which he is taking part, not use the space for a longer time than two hours continuously if any other player or players make known to him a wish to use the space.

9. A person shall not in the pleasure ground drive, pitch or chip a hard golf ball.

10. A person shall not in any part of the pleasure ground which may have been set apart by the Council for any game play or take part in any game when the state of the ground or other cause makes it unfit for use and a notice is set up in some conspicuous position prohibiting play in that part of the pleasure ground

11. (i) No person in the ground shall release any power driven model aircraft for flight or control the flight of such an aircraft;

(ii) No person shall cause any power driven model aircraft to take off or land in the ground.

“Model aircraft” means an aircraft which either weighs not more than 5 kilogrammes without its fuel or is for the time being exempted (as a model aircraft) from the provisions of the Air Navigation Order;

“Power driven” means driven by the combustion of petrol vapour or other combustible vapour or other combustible substances.

12. A person shall not in the pleasure ground:

(i) intentionally obstruct any officer of the Council in the proper execution of his duties;
(ii) intentionally obstruct any person carrying out an act which is necessary to the proper execution of any contract with the Council; or
(iii) intentionally obstruct any other person in the proper use of the ground, or behave so as to give reasonable grounds for the annoyance to other persons in the ground.

13. (i) No person shall, after being requested to desist by any constable or by any person annoyed or disturbed, or by any person acting on his behalf:

(a) by shouting or singing; or
(b) by playing on a musical instrument; or
(c) by operating or permitting to be operated any radio, gramophone, amplifier, tape recorder or similar instrument;

cause or permit to be made any noise which is so loud or so continuous or repeated as to give reasonable cause for annoyance to the other persons in the ground.

(ii) Provided that this byelaw shall not apply to properly conducted religious services.
(iii) Provided that this byelaw shall not apply to any person holding or taking part in any entertainment held in pursuance of a lawful agreement with the Council.

14. Every person who shall offend against any of these byelaws shall be liable on a summary conviction to a fine not exceeding Level 2 on the Standard Scale.

15. Any person offending against any of these byelaws may be removed from the ground by any officer of the Council, or any constable.

Authorised by the Home Office
1st May 1992

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Contact details:

Mr R Morrad.
Parish Clerk & RFO
95 Avery Way, Allhallows, Rochester, Kent. ME3 9QW
01634 270270.

SCHEDULE OF CHARGES

TYPE OF CHARGE

DESCRIPTION

BASIS OF CHARGE

Disbursement cost

Photocopying @10p per sheet (black & white)

Actual cost 3p plus time at current hourly rate.

Photocopying @15.p per sheet (colour)

Actual cost 12p plus time at current hourly rate.

Postage

Actual cost of Royal Mail First class

Statutory Fee

In accordance with the relevant legislation

Other

 

This policy was adopted on 3 rd December 2008. Signed Cllr B Stone. Chairman. Mr R Morrad Clerk & RFO.

Quick information:
Your Parish Councillors are: Cllr BStone - Chairman, Cllr Mrs M Elmes - Vice-Chairman, Cllr G Barron, Cllr P Tungate, Cllr Mrs Julia Cherry, Cllr G Blackman, Cllr R Bridge.
Police Contacts: The local officer for Stoke and the Peninsula is PCSO Sean Alderton. Non-urgent crime reports and enquires call 101. Still use 999 for all emergencies.