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View more details for consultation What does Meifod mean to you? What does Meifod mean to you? Community Support Services 28 Jul 2021 08 Sep 2021
Why are we doing this?

Hello. What does Meifod mean to you?

What is Meifod and who does it support?

Meifod Wood Products is a Council-run service based on the Colomendy Industrial Estate in Denbigh. Meifod provides day services with a purpose, to a range of people in Denbighshire with disabilities or other complex needs. People who go to Meifod are supported to create wood products such as garden furniture, which are then sold locally to residents and businesses.

What's happening to Meifod right now?

Nothing is currently happening to Meifod, the site has been closed since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Council is keen to resume services for people who go to Meifod as soon as it is safe and practical to do so, however unfortunately Meifod cannot resume in exactly the same way as it ran before Covid-19 for the following reasons:

- The building currently requires repairs

- Some of the equipment requires repairing or upgrading to make it compliant with the latest Covid-19 and other Health & Safety guidance

- There is some uncertainty about our ability to continue providing exactly the same products due to global market trends (e.g. the price of wood has increased significantly)

 

Additionally, we know that some people have told us that they will not be returning to Meifod.

Before spending money fixing things, buying new things and looking for new suppliers, the Council is keen to review the services that Meifod provides and to ensure that it is still the best fit for as many people as possible.

 

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View more details for consultation 2021 Application to become a licensed wedding venue - Lyons Nant Hall Hotel 2021 Application to become a licensed wedding venue - Lyons Nant Hall Hotel Denbighshire County Council 05 Aug 2021 26 Aug 2021
Why are we doing this?

Denbighshire County Council

Marriage Act 1949

Civil Partnership Act 2004

Notice is hereby given pursuant to the above that an application has been made by Lyons Holiday Park Ltd for the premises known as  Lyons Nant Hall Hotel, Prestatyn for a grant of approval to enable Civil Marriages to be Solemnised/Civil Partnerships to be Registered at these premises.

The application and accompanying plan will be available for inspection for 21 days from the date of this Notice at the office of the

Head of Legal, HR and Democratic Services

County Hall, Wynnstay Road, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 1YN

Within that time, any person may give notice in writing by completing the survey linked below, or to the address above, of an objection to the grant of approval, with reasons for the objection.

 

G. Williams

Proper Officer.

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View more details for consultation Central Rhyl Coastal Defences Scheme Central Rhyl Coastal Defences Scheme Highways and Environmental Services 21 Jul 2021 11 Aug 2021
Why are we doing this?

Hello, we're working to improve Rhyl's coastal defences.

Over the next year, Denbighshire County Council will be working with contractors to develop, refine and bid for funding to ensure that the central area of Rhyl's coastline is protected from flooding and coastal erosion.

This follows on from work carried out in 2015 towards the west end of Rhyl, and current works taking place towards the east of Rhyl between Splash Point and the golf course.

 

Why are we doing this now?

The central area of Rhyl (approximately between Splash Point and the new SC2 leisure complex) is currently protected by sea defence structures, however the defences that are there are deteriorating and eventually they will fail if no work is carried out.

The Council would like to ensure that the existing defences are replaced well ahead of time, so that this important and popular part of Rhyl's coastline (as well as the residential and business properties directly inland) can be protected from flooding and coastal erosion for many years to come.

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View more details for consultation Proposed 40mph - A525 Nant y Garth Pass (Llysfasi) Proposed 40mph - A525 Nant y Garth Pass (Llysfasi) Planning and Public Protection 16 Jul 2021 08 Aug 2021
Why are we doing this?

Denbighshire County Council

Notice of permanent speed restriction

A525 Nant y Garth Pass (Llysfasi)

(40MPH speed restriction) order 202

Denbighshire County Council hereby gives notice that it proposes to make an Order
under Sections 82(2) 83(2) 84(1) and 84(2) and Part III of Schedule 9 of
the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, the effect of the Order will be to impose a 40
miles per hour speed limit on the length of road specified in the Schedule below.

Copies of the proposed Order with plans and statement of the Council’s reasons for proposing to make the Order are available to download as a PDF (below).

 

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View more details for consultation Dark Skies supplementary planning guidance consultation Dark Skies supplementary planning guidance consultation Planning and Public Protection 14 Jun 2021 08 Aug 2021
Why are we doing this?

Consultation on  ‘Planning for Dark Night Skies: Supplementary Planning Guidance for lighting in the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”

Denbighshire County Council in partnership with Flintshire County Council, Wrexham County Borough Council and the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) are seeking views on a draft Supplementary Planning Guidance note (SPG) for lighting in the AONB. This will provide advice and guidance for developers and others on good lighting design in the AONB.

The AONB is designated as a landscape of national importance and the primary purpose is to conserve and enhance its natural beauty. One of the recognised special qualities of the AONB is its tranquil nature, which includes the opportunity to experience dark night skies. The AONB has some of the darkest skies in Wales and the draft SPG seeks to conserve and enhance this special quality by providing guidance for developers and others on dark sky friendly lighting design. When approved by each of the Local Planning Authorities the SPG will be a material planning consideration in determining planning applications and appeals.

 

 

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View more details for consultation Continuing the County Conversation Continuing the County Conversation Business Improvement and Modernisation 24 May 2021 31 Jul 2021
Why are we doing this?

Hello. Would you like to help shape the Council's future priorities?

 

Every five years, the Council has to produce something called a  'Corporate Plan'. This plan gives the Council focus and helps all of the Council's services to work together, to plan and achieve specific goals that will help to make Denbighshire a better place to live, work and visit, for everyone.

The current Corporate Plan began in 2017 and will end in 2022. The priorities identified for the Council in the current Corporate Plan included:

 

  1. Housing: Everyone is supported to live in homes that meet their needs. Find out more about the Housing Corporate Priority

  2. Connected Communities: Communities are connected and have access to goods and services locally, online and through good transport links. Find out more about the Connected Communities Corporate Priority

  3. Resilient Communities: The council works with people and communities to build independence and resilience. Find out more about the Resilient Communities Corporate Priority

  4. Environment: Attractive and protected, supporting well-being and economic prosperity. Find out more about the Environment Corporate Priority

  5. Young People: A place where younger people will want to live and work and have the skills to do so. Find out more about the Young People Corporate Priority

 

 

 

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View more details for consultation Llangollen 2020: Castle Street improvement project Llangollen 2020: Castle Street improvement project Planning and Public Protection 15 Jun 2021 06 Jul 2021
Why are we doing this?

Llangollen 2020 Castle Street Improvement Project

Hello, we’re looking to make some changes to Llangollen town centre. Llangollen is an important and popular destination in southern Denbighshire.

Since 2018, Denbighshire County Council has been working closely with the Llangollen 2020 Group to develop proposals to improve Castle Street and some of the surrounding streets in Llangollen town centre. The Llangollen 2020 Group includes both of Llangollen’s County Councillors as well as representatives from Llangollen Town Council.

A study of Llangollen town centre took place in 2018, and part of this study included asking local people what they considered to be the biggest existing problems in Llangollen town centre, and how they thought these could be fixed. The biggest problems raised were:

  • Traffic congestion on Castle Street
  • Parking congestion generally
  • Pavements are too narrow
  • Pavements are cluttered with sign posts
  • Castle Street is difficult for pedestrians to cross

To help tackle these problems, the Llangollen 2020 Group along with the Council have come up with the following proposals:

  • Remove on-street parking from Castle Street, to make the pavements wider on both sides
  • Goods vehicle loading bay on the west side of Castle Street near to the Market Street junction
  • Goods vehicle loading bay on the west side of Castle Street near to the Town Hall
  • Disabled parking bay to be provided on the south side of Bridge Street near the Castle Street junction
  • Disabled parking bay to be provided on the north side of Oak Street near the Castle Street junction
  • Castle Street pavements to be resurfaced with high quality Yorkstone paving
  • Pedestrian dropped kerbs to be provided on Castle Street
  • Road level to be ‘ramped’ at the Castle Street/Bridge Street junction to reduce traffic speeds
  • 20 mph speed limit on Castle Street
  • Market Street to be made one-way in a westerly direction between its junction with Castle Street and its junction with East Street.
  • Goods vehicle loading bay to be provided on the south side of Market Street
  • 14 free parking spaces to be provided in Market Street car park. This will include 10 standard parking bays with a maximum stay of 1 hour and 4 disabled parking bays with a maximum stay of 2 hours.
  • Remove on-street parking on Abbey Road at its junction with Castle Street to make the pavement wider on the north side of Abbey Road
  • Shared residents’ parking and short stay parking to be allowed on both sides of Bridge Street

We would now like to ask for your views on these proposals.

Plans showing the proposals can be viewed as part of this online consultation. Computer generated images have also been provided to show how Castle Street would look if the scheme was built.

Funding is in place to deliver the proposed scheme in the Autumn and Winter of 2021-22. However, Denbighshire County Council has not yet made a final decision on whether to go ahead with this scheme. This decision will be made by the Council’s Cabinet and will take account of the responses to the consultation and the views of the interested parties.

 

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View more details for consultation The Denbighshire Homelessness Early Intervention Project The Denbighshire Homelessness Early Intervention Project Community Support Services 24 May 2021 13 Jun 2021
Why are we doing this?

Hello. Can you help us to tackle homelessness earlier?

What is homelessness?

Homelessness means not having a safe place to live. This can include living in unsuitable accommodation, ‘sofa-surfing’ (staying in someone's home unofficially) and sleeping rough (sleeping outside)

Who is at risk of homelessness?

Becoming homeless can happen to anyone, and it is nothing to be ashamed of. Reasons people may be at risk of becoming homeless can include (but are not limited to):

 

  • Landlords giving eviction notices (which may not be the fault of the tenant)
  • Relationship breakdowns
  • Domestic abuse
  • Accommodation becoming unaffordable, for example due to:
    • Rent/mortgage increases
    • A reduction or loss in household income (money coming in is less than money going out)

 

 

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View more details for consultation Proposed Prohibition of Waiting Hall Street and Willow Street, Llangollen Proposed Prohibition of Waiting Hall Street and Willow Street, Llangollen Planning and Public Protection 28 Apr 2021 21 May 2021
Why are we doing this?

Denbighshire County Council proposes to make an Order under Sections 1(1), (2), 2(1) to (3) and 4(2) and (3), and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, and all other enabling powers the effect of which will be to introduce prohibition of waiting of vehicles on the times referred to in the lengths of roads specified in the Schedule below.

The Council is inviting observations and objections to the proposals between 28th April 2021 and 21st May 2021.

Copies of the proposed Order with plans and statement of the Council’s reasons for proposing to make the Order are available to download as a PDF (below).

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View more details for consultation Application to become a licensed wedding venue - GLAN Y MÔR CEREMONY ROOM, TOWN HALL, RHYL Application to become a licensed wedding venue - GLAN Y MÔR CEREMONY ROOM, TOWN HALL, RHYL Denbighshire County Council 23 Apr 2021 16 May 2021
Why are we doing this?

Denbighshire County Council

Marriage Act 1949

Civil Partnership Act 2004

Notice is hereby given pursuant to the above that an application has been made by Denbighshire County Council for the premises known as GLAN Y MôR CEREMONY ROOM, TOWN HALL, RHYL for a grant of approval to enable Civil Marriages to be Solemnised/Civil Partnerships to be Registered at these premises.

The application and accompanying plan will be available for inspection for 21 days from the date of this Notice at the office of the

Head of Legal, HR and Democratic Services

County Hall, Wynnstay Road, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 1YN

Within that time, any person may give notice in writing by completing the survey linked below, or to the address above, of an objection to the grant of approval, with reasons for the objection.

 

G. Williams

Proper Officer.

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