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
is an addendum to the update of 17 August 2015 - To
view previous updates, click
GARAGE SALE RESULT UPDATE
- 18 RESIDENTS HAD 'STALLS',
THE WEATHER STAYED FINE UNTIL JUST AFTER THE SALE
ENDED, AND £575 WAS RAISED FOR CHURCH FUNDS.
CRICKET MATCH RESULT UPDATE - ALTHOUGH
PLAY TOOK PLACE, NO RESULT WAS POSSIBLE DUE TO RAIN
SO THE CAPTAINS OF ASHBY CRICKET
CLUB AND ASHBY HALL XI SHARED THE ROY ROEBUCK CUP
NORFOLK'S HOMELESS YOUNG PEOPLE
Rebecca White is a resident
of Ashby and a founder of the registered charity
Your Own Place
that specifically aims to helps homeles young people
Ashby St Mary parish council is therefore pleased
to bring the needs of local young people to the
attention of its parish residents. Your council
supports the Your Own Place charity in highlighting
its awareness message and invites villagers and
visitors to the Your
Own Place media platforms to learn
more about the charity's aims and fundraising activities.
Ashby St Mary parish council wishes Rebeccas White
and Your Own Place every success with its fundraising
see more below under FUNDRAISING / OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS.
IN THIS RELEASE:
news of an Ashby v Ashby cricket match on Sunday
- a reminder of the Ashby Garage Sale on Sunday
- another successful Strawberries and Pimm's evening
- see Gallery on the HISTORY page
- induction of new Ashby vicar, Chris Ellis - see
Gallery on the HISTORY page
it a record daily amount on 24th?
See below and on the HANDBOOK
- draft agenda for the next parish council meeting
- Homewatch / Police Alert messages in the immediate
area - 3 occurences - see below
Please take note of the REMINDERS
shown below the Latest News Section
Garage Sale - 11am to 2pm - Sunday 23rd August
Look for signs around the village. Roads with stalls
at properties include Mill
Common, Church Lane and Low Common. Refreshments
available at Fairfield House, Hall Road, Ashby,
Match - Roy Roebuck Cup - 2pm onwards
- Sunday 23rd August
An Ashby Cricket Club Xl will play
an Ashby Hall Xl in aid of charity for the prestige
of being the first winners of the Roy Roebuck Cup.
The match takes place at The Meadows, Ashby Hall,
Hall Road, Ashby. Tea and cakes plus
other refreshments available. The Ashby Hall team
needs more volunteer players, whether experienced
Telephone Anita Kemp on 01508 480151 for more information.
Next Parish Council meeting
The next meeting is due to be held at the
Ashby & Thurton Village Hall on THURSDAY 17
commencing at 7.45 p.m.
draft agenda is -
A G E N D A
2. Declaration of Pecuniary Interest
3. Minutes of the meeting held on 14 May 2015
4. Matters Arising
5. Correspondence - tabled separately
6. Finance – tabled separately
7. Planning Applications – tabled separately
8. Report from Representative on Village Hall Committee
9. Web Site
10. Neighbourhood Security
11. Public Consultation including reports from County
and District Councillors
12. Other Matters for future agendas and items for
13. Date of next meeting 19 November 2015
Parish Clerk: Linda Gray
Parish Office: 5 Cedar Drive, Loddon, Norwich, Norfolk
NR14 6LE Tel 07580 796044
Homewatch / Police Alerts
Of the recent Police Alert messages received between
the last website update and this one, three crimes
were reported as having taken place in Ashby St
Mary or its immediately adjoining parishes.
1. Unsuccessful burglary attempt from garage at
Whiteheath Road, Thurton in June
2. Tools stolen from outside a property in Ashby
Road, Thurton in July
3. Four propane bottles stolen after break-in at
premises on Welbeck Road, Bergh Apton in July
Strawberries & Pimms evening - a record!
On Saturday 4th July, fabulous weather ensured an
excellent attendance of villagers enjoyed this annual
event that is the favourite of many. Please go to
the Gallery section of the HISTORY page for a report
Rainfall in July - a record?
On Friday 24th July, which we will probably never
forget, an astonishing 40ml of
rain was recorded in a 24 hour period.
This amount is often recorded for a whole month!
The highest daily figure measured before that (in
the records shown on this website) is 39ml which
fell on 4th October 2008.
Ashby's new vicar - Induction of Reverend
On Tuesday 30th June over 200 residents of the seven
villages of the Thurton Benefice attended the induction
of new Ashby vicar Chris Ellis. After the service
the congregation was invited to take refreshments
in a marquee erected in the churchyard. Please go
to the Gallery section of the HISTORY page for a
report and pictures.
Marriage of Nicola Rolph
Nicola is Ashby 'born' and raised and is the webmaster's
daughter! The Gallery section of the
HISTORY page has some brief details and a picture.
May's winner Len Swiffen : June
winner Angela Bishop : July winner OIlivia Baugh
: August winner John Looker
St Mary parish councilor vacancies
Two vacancies exist for
parish councillors. Some essential criteria
about candidates can be found on the HANDBOOK
page. Anyone interested should contact the parish
clerk in the first instance - see the CONTACT
US tab at the top of the page.
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