Welcome to the official website of the Parish Council of Ashby
St Mary, Norfolk.
not only the records of the Parish Council's proceedings, but
also more information about Ashby St Mary including its features,
history and much more. The Council hopes visitors to this website
find it an interesting and informative experience.
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LATEST PARISH COUNCIL
replaces the previous update of 22 February 2015 - To
view previous updates, click
UPDATED in this release:
- Next meeting is the Annual Parish Meeting. See
- Ashby St Mary parish councillors re-elected. See
- A tribute to Roy Roebuck can be viewed on the
HISTORY page [about halfway down] in the Gallery
- Homewatch / Police alert message. One local message
- Enjoy, Achieve, Believe is the mantra of Thurton
CofE VC Primary school at which many Ashby and Thurton
children are taught. It did just that by achieving
the ultimate Outstanding accolade in March! Congratulations
to headteacher Cassandra Williams and her staff,
as well as Chair Maggie Coe and her colleague school governors
- and not forgetting all the pupils. Read more about
this achievement on the CONTACTS page.
Village Hall Management Committee 100 Club latest
winners. See below.
- Latest Ashby rainfall figures - find them on the
- Adrian Gunson, county councillor for the division
including Ashby St Mary since 1970, has announced
his retirement. See an appreciation
below that includes an unforgettable quote.
Please take note of all the REMINDERS
shown below the Latest News Section
Village Hall Management Committee: Villagers
should be aware that without a Management Committee
of Officers, the status and potentially the future
of the Hall could be severely adversely affected
- see below.
Parish Council meeting minutes
The draft minutes of the last parish council meeting
on Thursday 19th March are available
to can be viewed on the MANAGEMENT page.
The draft minutes of the 2014 Annual Parish Meeting
are available to be viewed on the MANAGEMENT page.
Next Parish Council meeting -
Annual Parish Meeting
The next meeting is due to be held at the Ashby
& Thurton Village Hall on THURSDAY 23
APRIL 2015 commencing at 7.45 p.m.
confirmed agenda is -
A G E N D A
2. Minutes of the Meeting held on 24 April 2014
3. Chairman’s report
4. Financial report
5. Parish Council Website
6. Neighbourhood Security / Ashby Update Service
7. Police report
8. Ashby’s Bulk Buying Oil Scheme
9. District Councillor’s report
10. Ashby and Thurton Playing Field Committee report
11. Village Organisation Reports
12. Any other business
Parish Clerk: Linda Gray
Parish Office: 5 Cedar Drive, Loddon, Norwich, Norfolk
NR14 6LE Tel 07580 796044
MEETING DATES for 2014/15
22 January 2015 - 19 March 2015 - 23 April 2015
Annual Parish Meeting - 14 May 2015 - 2 July 2015
17 September 2015 - 19 November 2015
Ashby St Mary parish councilor elections
the recent election of parish councillors the number
of nominations was less than the seven vacancies
so a poll was deemed not to be held by South Norfolk
District Council. The
nominated councillors take up their new term of
office on Monday 11th May 2015.
Homewatch / Police Alert
Of the recent messages received, only one has taken
place in Ashby St Mary or its surrounding parishes
Yet again, a vehicle in The Meadows, Thurton has
been vandalised by being scratched.
St Mary & Thurton Village Hall Management
Committee 100 Club
February winner - Robert Todd
March winner - Richard Taylor April
winner - Will Hoddy
Retirement of Adrian Gunson
Adrian Gunson, the longest-serving
councillor in Norfolk County Council's history
has announced his retirement. He served the
Loddon division since 1970 and for many years
was NCC's cabinet member for planning and transportation.
He was made an MBE in 2010 for his services
to local government. Ashby St Mary parish council
wishes to record its most grateful thanks for
all the unceasing work Adrian did in supporting
the council over the many issues with which
he was always willing to assist and
offer him warmest
for a long and happy
the finest accolade
that can be paid to Adrian is to repeat a memorable
comment once uttered by a past parish council
chairman (which local residents will comprehend
the relevance of) that 'he is the only person
I know who can be in two places at the same
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