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Brinsley – A brief historical background
Brinsley is an ancient settlement, mentioned in the Doomsday Book as “Bruneslia”. The name appears in other documents as “Brun-ners-ley”, meaning Leys or meadows belonging to a lord named Brun. A manor was established here in the reign of Edward the ‘Confessor. The Manor and the Hall were both fine residences built in the 12th Century for the Duke of Devonshire. They have given their names to the farms which are now based on the same sites.
VACANCIES ON THE PARISH COUNCIL
Three vacancies exist on the Parish Council. Applications invited in writing to the Council before 30th July 2016.
ELECTORAL BOUNDARY REVIEW
Brinsley Parish Council has now submitted a response to the Consultation on the proposed Electoral Ward Boundary changes.
A copy of the letter can be viewed in ‘Latest News’
Council are awaiting further information on the consultation, but this is not expected until November 2015.
Brinsley Village - Preparation of Neighbourhood Plan
The Parish Council will shortly be sending a letter to all residents regarding the setting up of a working group to formulate the plan. A copy of the letter can be found in latest news. Brinsley Neighbourhood Plan and Brinsley Parish Council Neighbourhood Planning Committee working together on the project.