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

Little Paxton Post Office- Closure

The Parish Council is aware that Little Paxton Post Office will be closing in two weeks time.

The Council is working with the Post Office Change Team and other agencies to provide initially a mobile van service in the Village on a temporary basis until such time alternative premises and a new Postmaster is appointed.

Mrs Jennifer Gellatly
Parish Clerk
15th November 2012






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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Paxfest 2013

The Paxfest Organising Committee are now planning next years' event which will be held on Saturday 13th July on the Queen Elizabeth II Playing Field.

The Committee has contacted all the village groups who attended Paxfest and asked for feedback and ideas for next years' event.

One of the ideas put forward is to have a Fun Dog Show. The organising committee think this will be a great attraction and plans are now underway to have the first Fun Dog Show at Paxfest.

Cllr Alan Denison said' There are lots of dogs in the village and a Fun Dog Show will be a great opportunity for children and adults to bring along their pet dogs'.

The type of dog classes will be agreed in the January.

Also the committee are looking for a small display of vintage and classic vehicles including bikes (pedal & motor).

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Council changes increases efficiencies

Little Paxton Parish Council is looking for new members to join the small dedicated team of Parish Councillors.

The Council has in the past month changed its meeting structure and abolished its Planning, Amenities & Finance Committees. All decisions previously made by these Committees will now be made by the Full Council. The Full Council will now meet twice a month (except August, where only one meeting will be held).

Cllr J. Cleaver, Chairman of the Council said 'It is anticipated that the changes will further improve the Council's efficiency as a result of fortnightly Full Council meetings instead of monthly ones. Matters may be placed on the Agenda, decisions made and acted upon more frequently. Full Council meetings should finish earlier as the Agendas will be shorter.'

If you've got a few hours to spare each week - and an interest in the future of the village - we'd like to hear from you.

Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said, 'Little Paxton Parish Council is very proactive. The role of a Councillor is a rewarding one and the Council has a high profile in the village. There are day/or evening training courses available for all new Councillors.'

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Wild Meadow- Little Paxton Lawn Cemetery

During the last few months, Little Paxton Parish Council has been carrying out minor improvements to Little Paxton Lawn Cemetery.

In September, the Council agreed new Guidelines to allow the scattering and disposal of ashes in a part of the cemetery which cannot be used for burials. This section of the cemetery is being turned into a Wild Meadow where the grass will only be cut twice year.

The Wild Meadow will be divided into four areas namely- Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter. Relatives can choose the section in which they wish the ashes of their loved ones be scattered in or disposed. The person may be remembered by the planting of up to six native bulbs.

New oak signage will be placed in the middle of the Wild Meadow to identify each section.

There is no requirement for the deceased to have been a resident in Little Paxton and there is no charge. In all cases, notification of the intention to scatter or dispose of ashes is required to be delivered to the Clerk of the Council.

Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said' Little Paxton Lawn Cemetery is a country cemetery and the wild meadow will provide a peaceful resting place of natural beauty. '

Cllr Jean Matheson said 'The Council would like to install two benches in the middle of the Wild Meadow section for visiting relatives. The benches are to be made out of recycled plastic in keeping with the Council's ecological ideals. '

A plan of the Wild Meadow section along with Notification forms are available on the Council's website- www.little-paxton.org.uk./ council document library/cemetery.

If anyone would like to donate a Commerative bench, please contact the Clerk.

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A local news item from i-d Image Development

PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS COURSES

We are now booking for our next intensive courses for the following weekends:-
26th and 27th January 2013
23rd and 24th February 2013
30th and 31st March 2013
Personalised gift vouchers are available. Contact the studio for further details.

More information about PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS COURSES

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

New Council Website

We are now in the process of compiling and sorting council and parish information to be published here in the near future. Over the next few weeks Jevstar Ltd. will be making some alterations and additions to the website to provide us with extra functionality to accommodate our specific requirements.

We expect to commence publishing data on or immediately after the 31 August 2012.

More information about New Council Website

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A local news item from Little Paxton Parish Council

New Council Website

We are now in the process of compiling and sorting council and parish information to be published here in the near future. Over the next few weeks Jevstar Ltd. will be making some alterations and additions to the website to provide us with extra functionality to accommodate our specific requirements.

We expect to commence publishing data on or immediately after the 31 August 2012.

More information about New Council Website

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A local news item from St Neots Logos Mission

Wanting a bit of fun on Sunday?

Have you thought of doing something different this Sunday?
Maybe something that involves fun?

News Flash - people from far and wide are joining us on Sundays for 1 hour and really enjoying themselves!!!! You should too. See you there.

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A local news item from i-d Image Development

Easter Portrait Eggsperience - 14th and 21st April

Facepainting, fun portrait and enlargement, colouring and an Easter Egg

Thinking of things to do with the children this Easter. We are running two sessions at the studio where you can bring your children along to have their face painted and then a mini photo session. You can choose a 6 x 8 enlargement from the session. There is also Easter themed colouring to keep them busy. Its £15 for the first child, then £10 for brothers and sisters. Booking is advisable.

More information about Easter Portrait Eggsperience - 14th and 21st April

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A local news item from i-d Image Development

MOTHERS DAY PORTRAIT OFFER

Why not treat your Mum to one of our Portrait Specials for Mother's Day:-

OFFER 1 - Portrait session, 6x8 enlargement in a mount - £35
OFFER 2 - Makeover with our professional make-up artist, portrait session, 6x8 enlargement in a mount, Lanson Black Label Champagne and Belgian Chocs - £99
We can personalise your voucher ready to give to Mum on Mother's Day.

More information about MOTHERS DAY PORTRAIT OFFER

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