APPOINTMENT OF TOWN MAYOR AND TWO NEW COUNCILLORS
At the Annual Meeting of Loftus Town Council; on 8 May 2017, Cllr Mike Hodgson, of Easington, was elected Chairman of the Town Council and Town Mayor for 2017/18. At the meeting Cllr Hodgson, who was also Town Mayor in 2015/16, thanked the members for their confidence in him, and said that he will do his best to represent the whole of Loftus parish to the best of his ability.
After the success of the 1st Revival of the Loftus Produce Show in 2016 Loftus Town is delighted to announce the show will be taking place this year on the 19th August 2017.
The Produce Show was held annually in Loftus until the 1990s, and the Town Council continues to receive help from community groups and former members of local Allotment Associations to make the show a big annual event for Loftus, and bring visitors to the town. There are classes for vegetables, flowers and home baking, as well as a limited number of Young People’s classes.
If you require and further information please contact the office on 01287 6410020 or pop into the Town Hall.
Loftus Annual Assembly
Will be held at
Loftus Town Hall
Monday 24 April 2017
at 7 pm
Agenda items will include:-
Just a reminder that the closing date for nominations for the Annual and Junior Citizen 2017 is fast approaching - nominations need to be in by the end of May 2017.
Loftus Town Council has been asked by our friends and colleagues at East Cleveland Villages Big Local to help with sharing information about this forthcoming very prestigious new event.
The East Cleveland Klondike Grand Prix – SUNDAY 2ND APRIL 2017 - has the potential to become a very important date on the professional cycle racing calendar in the UK. And of course, it is also an opportunity to show off our beautiful area and have a bit of fun doing it!
Come and discover the bats of Loftus and East Cleveland
Free fun talk and bat walk
Loftus Town Hall
Loftus Town Council is aware that there have been a lot of negative comments about Christmas Lights in Loftus, particularly the tree next to Loftus Town Hall, even though there were more publicly provided lights in Loftus in 2016 than ever before. The Council is therefore once again asking the public for its preferences on Christmas lights.
Members will use the results from this consultation to help the Council make decisions for 2017/18, although preferences expressed will not be binding - the Council needs to consider the practicalities and budget implications, as well as any expected developments (eg, possible redevelopment of the Market Place
click here to complete the survey - Please note this consultation has now closed but please feel free to contact the Council if you have any general comments you wish to make.
click here to print and complete a paper copy - please return to Loftus Town Council - Please note this consultation has now closed but please feel free to contact the Council if you have any general comments you wish to make.
Thanks you for taking the time to complete the survey.
It has come to the attention of the Town Council that some people are somewhat disappointed in the display of Christmas lights in Loftus this year, and that in particular they think there should be a more substantial display on the tree at the Town Hall. The Council is surprised by this, as there are more lights in Loftus than at any time in the past, but values all input from the community.
As a response to some of the comments, here is a resume of who provides what and where.