Expired Local News Items from St. Neots

Displayed here, in reverese chronological order (latest first), are expired Local News items that were entered by website members form St. Neots in Cambridgeshire more than a month ago.

 

A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Riversfield Development

Riversfield Development 17/00108/OUT
Proposed 199 properties

As part of the Appeal process, the planning application will be an agenda item at the HDC Development Management Committee meeting on 18th June 2018 7pm at The Civic Suite , Pathfinder House, St Mary's Street, Huntingdon.

Members of the public can attend the meeting. The supporting documents are available on HDC website.

http://applications.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/moderngov/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=10216&MId=7413

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Children's Holiday Activities

Little Paxton Parish Council are organising children's activities during the school May half term break on Wednesday 30th May 10am - 12 noon.

Cllr Jean Matheson said, 'There will be fun games including football, short tennis, croquet, cricket and children's crazy golf on the QEII Playing Field'

The activities are run by Huntingdonshire District Council's Roadshow team. This is a free event and there is no need to book.

Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said, 'This a great way to get active and is aimed at children 7-11 years.

Please bring a water bottle.

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Community Led Plan

Community Led Plan

Little Paxton Parish Council is carrying out a village survey to enable Little Paxton residents have a say on village life & amenities.

The survey questionnaire has been delivered to every household in Little Paxton and is also available to complete on Smart Survey.

Cllr Liz Timms is a member of the Community Led Plan Steering Group said. 'The results of the survey will form a Community Led Plan which will help the Parish Council address the needs of village residents'.

The weblink for the survey is https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/LittlePaxtonCLP

Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said,' The more questionnaires completed will help us produce an effective a five year plan.'

Collections boxes are available at Little Paxton Primary School, Paxton Pits Visitors Centre, St. James Church & The Anchor. The closing date for completed questionnaires is 30th April 2018.

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Community Litter Pick

Little Paxton Parish Council is organising a Community Litter Pick to spring clean Little Paxton and is looking for community minded volunteers to help.

The event will take place on Saturday 28th April 2pm - 4pm starting & finishing on the QEII Playing Field.

Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said 'We are looking for lots of litter heroes to come along and help keep Little Paxton free from litter. Litter picks, gloves, high viz jackets and black bags will be provided.'

All equipment will be provided on the day.

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Notice of Casual Vacancy

PARISH OF
Little Paxton Parish Council
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN


that, following the resignation of Councillor Jeanette Cleaver, a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

In accordance with Section 89(3) of the Local Government Act 1972, where the vacancy occurs within six months before the day on which the councillor whose office is vacant would regularly have retired, an election shall not be held under Section 89(1) of the above Act, and the vacancy will be filled at the next ordinary election of councillors on 3rd May 2018.

The Council may choose to fill the vacancy for the period until that election.



Mrs Jennifer Gellatly
Parish Clerk
Date 09/03/18

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Notice of Casual Vacancy

PARISH OF
Little Paxton Parish Council
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN


that, following the resignation of Councillor Jeanette Cleaver, a casual vacancy has arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.

In accordance with Section 89(3) of the Local Government Act 1972, where the vacancy occurs within six months before the day on which the councillor whose office is vacant would regularly have retired, an election shall not be held under Section 89(1) of the above Act, and the vacancy will be filled at the next ordinary election of councillors on 3rd May 2018.

The Council may choose to fill the vacancy for the period until that election.



Mrs Jennifer Gellatly
Parish Clerk
Date 09/03/18

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Sport Relief- Have a Field Day

How many steps can you do?


'Sport Relief -Have a Field day' is a Little Paxton Parish Council community event to encourage residents to take part in Sport Relief and to try different taster sport activities available on the QEII Playing Field and in the village hall.

The event is free and will take place on Saturday 17th March 2pm - 4pm.

Cllr Kathy Bishop said,' This is a great opportunity to come along and try the new Petanque pitch, netball on the multi use games area, football for 4-6 years old, cricket bowling machine, the outdoor gym equipment, DM Fitness boot camp and Batch Body Fitness.'

There will be tree planting and the Scouts will be organising children's games.

In the village hall there will be taster line dancing session with Irish, latin, pop and country music.

Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said 'The event helps support the Sport Relief Billion Steps Challenge and is aimed at residents of all ages and abilities. Come along and try something new.'

Refreshments will be available in the village hall. Parking is very limited in the village hall car park and Little Paxton residents are encouraged to leave their cars at home and walk to the playing field.

Billion Steps Challenge

Sport Relief is excited to announce the Nation's Billion Steps Challenge. This year, Sport Relief is setting the nation a unique and epic challenge to beat one billion steps a day, every day, from Saturday 17th until Friday 23rd March. It doesn't matter if you're a walk to worker, an aerobics addict, or a just-for-fun runner, every step counts for Sport Relief.

To get involved all you need is the brand new Sport Relief App which available on the App Store and Google Play. There are plenty of ways for you to get active in the app, so find the one that works best for you and get moving - but don't forget to get sponsored for all of your hard graft! All the money raised will help vulnerable people across the UK and the world, to live happier, healthier and safer lives.

'Sport Relief is an initiative of
Comic Relief, registered charity 326568
(England/Wales; SC039730 (Scotland)

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Community Litter Pick- CANCELLED

The Community Litter Pick planned for the 3rd March in Little Paxton has been cancelled due to the weather conditions.

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Litter Heroes Assemble

Little Paxton Parish Council is backing the Keep Britain Tidy campaign to get as many people out and about cleaning up their local communities in March 2018.


As part of its support for the country's biggest-ever community clear up Little Paxton Parish Council is seeking volunteers to take part in an organised litter-pick on the 3rd March from 2pm - 4pm starting and finishing on the QEII Playing Field, Little Paxton.

Councillor Kathy Bishop said: 'This is a great national event and the Parish Council is delighted to be taking part. As a village community, litter heroes can work together to clear Little Paxton from litter, spring cleaning the village.'

Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said 'We are looking for lots of litter heroes to come along and help keep Little Paxton free from litter. Litter picks, gloves, high viz jackets and black bags will be provided.' All equipment will be provided on the day.

All equipment will be provided on the day.

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

New Allotment Raised Beds

Little Paxton Parish Council has created a further 10 new raised beds made out of new railway sleepers at the Parish Allotment site. The raised beds measure length 2.4m x 1.2m depth and height 0.4m and are easy to maintain and have been filled with compost.


Cllr Jean Matheson said' The Council has carried out many improvements to the allotment site and creating additional raised beds is maximising the land available for allotment gardening. The new beds are an ideal size for someone starting allotment gardening. They are perfect for growing flowers and vegetables'.



Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said 'The Council now has 20 raised beds and there are also half plots and starter plots available. The growing season is now starting and this is a good opportunity start planting. Free donkey manure is delivered to the allotment site on a regular basis and the site has several water taps.

The rent for a raised bed is £5 per year. The rent for a half plot is £16.50 (pro rata) and a starter plot is £5.50 (pro rata). The Parish Allotments can be accessed from the Footpath No. 5 leading from Gordon Road/High Street.



Anyone wishing to an allotment, please contact the Allotment Representative Cllr Jean Matheson Tel 01480 476298 or the Parish Clerk Mrs Jenny Gellatly Tel 01480 470193 email: littlepaxton@hotmail.com

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