Wistow cum Newton Harcourt Parish Meeting

Serving the people of Wistow and Newton Harcourt

Clerk: Celia Bates
3 The Square, Newton Harcourt

Tel: 07505 147592

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Fish and Chip Van

Fish and Chip Van

Chip van calls here on Friday evenings from 7.45pm approx. Two stops - one at the corner of Wistow Rd / Glen Rd and the other in The Square.

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:30 by Celia Bates

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Parish Meeting Chair's Report April 2020

Report of the Chair of the Parish Meeting, published in lieu of holding the April meeting which has been cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions.

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 19:36 by Celia Bates

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Report Fly tipping

If you see Fly Tipping in the area, please use the facility provided by Harborough District Council on their web site to report it.

It is very easy to use and you can include photos.


Posted: Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:26 by Celia Bates

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Commemorative Tree

At the last Parish Meeting it was explained that HDC were offering match funding for Parishes purchasing a bench to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War and the Suffragettes movement. We had agreed that FNH would fund the purchase of a tree instead, Grahame Spendlove-Mason is hopeful that this can now be funded directly by HDC and will follow up on our behalf.

Now that planning consent... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:56 by Celia Bates

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Reading Room

Amazing turn of events at the Reading Room, as described below by Julie Guiver:

In order to make some room in the Reading Room store, it was suggested that the old band chairs were taken to the tip or left on the front so that people could help themselves. I suggested we advertise them on EBay and that even if we only got £10, it meant we wouldn't have to load up our own cars to dispose of them.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:49 by Celia Bates

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Community Safety Partnership

The first Community Safety Partnership (CSP) e-newsletter, produced by Harborough District Council, Leicestershire County Council, the Police, Fire Service, and Turning Point, has just been published. The aim is to keep residents up to speed with the work of the partnership and how it is helping to keep individuals and neighbourhoods safer.

In the first edition there is a report on 'Ask for Angela',... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 09:20 by Celia Bates

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Harborough Local Plan 2011 to 2031

Consultation on the above Local Plan has commenced and completes on 3rd November. You can view the plan online at www.harborough.gov.uk/local-plan or at a number of venues such as Great Glen, Fleckney and Kibworth libraries

Posted: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:57 by Celia Bates

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Great Glen Community Wildspace Events

Great Glen Community Wildspace Events

The final natural history walk of the season takes place on Sunday 25th June.

Fortunately there are plenty of wildflowers, including orchids (photo of Bee Orchid shown), to look at this year and hopefully some recently fledged birds. If sunny we should also see some butterflies and dragonflies.

Please contact David Scott (scottpin@btinternet.com) if you are interested in this walk.

Table Top Sale

A fund-raising,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Jun 2017 09:04 by Celia Bates

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Footpath Clearing

Footpath Clearing

This work has now been completed. Thanks once again to all who have helped in this task. We have already received many votes of thanks from locals and visitors alike.

Posted: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:31 by Celia Bates

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Newton Harcourt Maintenance

Newton Harcourt Maintenance

The Church gutters have now been cleaned out, with thanks to Martin Guiver and Keith Cooper.

As previously reported a group of villagers have started to clear some of the footpaths around the village. The jitty between The Square and Post Office Lane has now been doubled in width having removed 30 wheelbarrows full of soil and grass!

Thanks to Finlay, Mike Lockwood, Graham Wilson, Gina Handsley (and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 09:04 by Celia Bates

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