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Walton Parish Council has set aside a budget of £1,000 to be awarded in the form of grants for projects that are a benefit to the people living in Walton.
Priority will be given to those projects which benefit its younger or more senior residents.
The maximum awarded for any one group will be £250.
For more information and application forms, please contact the Parish Council Clerk, David Plaut, on (01924) 376747
or by e-mail to: waltonclerk@btinternet.com 
or by post to: Gissing House, 9 Wentworth Terrace, Wakefield WF1 3QW.

The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, July 24. 

A planning application for the layout, landscaping and appearance of the Continuing Care Retirement Community (129 units) at The Grove has been approved by WMDC. The reference is 15/00177/REM.

For more information, please go to the Planning Application News page using the tab on the left. 

A Neighbourhood Plan has been compiled and submitted to WMDC. The submitted plan is open to consultation for a six week period ending 15th July 2015 on WMDC's website.
For more information, click here for a link to the Neighbourhood Plan website.

No boxes, just bins from 14 July

Wakefield Council will collect all recycling in your brown paper bin from 14 July. You can stop using your recycling box after your last collection before this date (shown on your current bin collections calendar) and can put all of your recycling in your brown paper bin.

Wakefield Council is making changes to make it easier to recycle and state-of-the-art technology in the new recycling plant at South Kirkby means you can start to put glass and plastic bottles, cans and jars into your brown paper bin.

The Council will write to remind you and to let you know if your bin day will change. If you’ve not received a letter by 27 June please call Wakefield Council on 0345 8 506 506.

For more information on the changes to bin collections visit www.wakefield.gov.uk/binchanges