Tilston Parish Council will hold its first meeting of the year on Thursday.

The meeting, held at the War Memorial Hall, will start at 7pm and will begin with a public participation session.

Parish councillors will then consider whether to purchase Tilston’s Village Stores and will also consider any future actions for highways issues and for improvements requested.

There will be updates from the play and open space working group, the transfer of the field behind the Village Hall while grants for the forthcoming year will be agreed upon.

Other items on the agenda include the Tilston village sign, agreeing the precept and confirming the final details of Film Night on February 9.

Councillors will also agree award categories for the Parish Awards, which will be awarded at the Parish Meeting.