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The correspondence address for the Parish Council is not a public office and all meetings with the Clerk are to be arranged by appointment.
The Council makes grants to local organisations and applications should be made to the Clerk in September each year to allow consideration when the Council sets its budget for the coming year. However, applications will be accepted at other times throughout the year.
The Full Council meets on the first and third Thursday of each month (except August) at 7.30pm in the rear Committee Room at the Village Hall. Members of the public & press are welcome to attend all Council meetings. Each Full Council Meeting Agenda has a 15 minute Public Forum for members of the public to raise issues with the Council relating to items of Council business which are for debate on the Agenda.
Before the start of Full Council meetings, there will be an opportunity for members of the public to raise issues with the Clerk as items for future meeting agendas.
Notices of meetings and their minutes appear on Village Notice Boards. Agendas are also available on the website.
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c/o Mrs J Gellatly, 11 Hayling Avenue, Little Paxton, St Neots , PE19 6HG
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Venue: Little Paxton Village Hall
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These are the news items submitted by Little Paxton Parish Council over the previous month
Village Hall faces closure unless new committee can be appointed.
Little Paxton Village Hall which is used by over 14 village groups will close at the end of the August unless residents come forward and join a new Management Committee.
The three remaining members of the Village Hall Management Committee (VHMC) have stood down at the July AGM however there will be a two month hand over period to a new committee.
Earlier in the year the VHMC tried to attract new members which was unsuccessful.
The VHMC has contacted Little Paxton Parish Council for help to attract new members for a new Committee.
The hall will only remain open if residents come along to a public meeting on Saturday 5th August 10.30am-11.30am in the village hall and join the new Management Committee.
Mr. Trevor Herbert outgoing Village Hall Chairman said 'Little Paxton Village Hall is where many village groups and organisations meet on a weekly basis. To close the hall would have such a major impact on the local community'.
The Village Hall Management Committee meets once a month and meetings last approx 1.5 hours. A new committee requires 12 people including a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer as well as ordinary committee members.
The village hall accounts has been outsourced to a local accountancy firm.
Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said' Little Paxton needs its village hall. It is an asset to the residents of Little Paxton and provides a meeting place to a large number of village groups spanning all age groups. If the hall were to close this would also affect annual events such as Paxfest, Christmas Bazaar, Presentation evenings, Quiz nights etc.
Cllr Jean Matheson, Parish Council Chairman said' The residents of Little Paxton need a village hall and the village hall needs Little Paxton residents to ensure the hall is to remain open.'
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