It is with great sadness that the Council has learned that HRH Prince Phillip the Duke of Edinburgh has passed away.
We wish to acknowledge the huge contribution to charitable bodies and the service that he has given to this nation throughout his life.
On behalf of Barton Upon Humber Town Council and the residents of the community we wish to convey our deepest sympathy to HRH Queen Elizabeth II and her family.
The link below will take you directly to the Royal Book of Condolence.
Barton Upon Humber Annual Meeting due to take place on Thursday April 15th at 7pm is being postponed as it falls within the National period of Mourning for Prince Phillip. A new date will be arranged.
The Town Council Office will open to the public by appointment during this time. The Town Clerk and Deputy Clerk can still be contacted Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm on 01652 633598.
From 12 April 2021:
On behalf of your councillors I would like to welcome you to the Town Council website, which provides information on your councillors, notices of council meetings and details of events organised by the council throughout the year.
I feel honoured to have been chosen to serve as the Town mayor for this year, I have lived in or around the town for most of my life and there is nowhere else I would consider a home. We are very lucky to have so much heritage and history here along with what would normally be a packed events calendar bringing people from all over to visit.
The pandemic has meant we are in strange times at the moment, the way the town has come together by volunteering, delivering and providing meals to support those who need it most has filled me with pride and been noticed across the county
Your town councils role is to work for you; we strive to improve the town for its residents, to work with many outside bodies to maintain the great offerings that we have to attract visitors and to ensure that the inevitable growth of Barton is not to the detriment of its residents.
Many organisations within Barton are supported by the Town Council and the council itself organises and hosts the annual Picnic in the Park and Christmas Festival. We also carry out bulb planting around the town, provide hanging baskets / planters in the town centre and strategically placed benches around the town and along the Humber Bank. Councillors with the assistance of many volunteer groups carry out litter picks throughout the year.
I have chosen Humber rescue to be my charity for this year, they are a fantastic cause that work hard to keep one of the most stretches of water in the world safe. Humber rescue is an independent charity and receive no central funding, this means they are completely reliant on fundraising.
If you have any concerns or comments you feel the council could assist you with please do not hesitate to contact the council office or one of your 12 councillors who will do our best to help or advise you