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Parish Council elections – 2 May 2019

Details of the election process appear in the Notice of Election Notice of Election_Parish of Laxton & Moorhouse_020519

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Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner to speak at Laxton & Moorhouse Annual Parish Meeting – 8 pm Tuesday 22 May 2018

We are delighted that we have secured the attendance of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Mr Paddy Tipping, at the 2018 Annual Parish Meeting to be held at 8.00 pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018 in the Village Hall. We hope as many residents as possible will attend and take the opportunity to listen to

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Future of the open field system

Following Sir John Starkey’s presentation on 23 January 2018, which was attended by an estimated 100 people, the public meeting confirmed its support for pursuing to the next stage the possibility of the ownership and control of Laxton passing from the Crown Estate to the village itself. This new and radical system of ownership would

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7.00 pm – Tuesday 23 January 2018 – “The Future of the open field system” – A presentation by Sir John Starkey

At 7.00 pm on Tuesday 23 January 2018 in the Village Hall there will be a presentation to the parish on the future of the open field system. The presentation will be by Sir John Starkey. We are proud of the historic and unique way of farming which underpins life in the Laxton & Moorhouse community. Our

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7.00 pm Tuesday 21 November 2017 – Meeting – Brown tourist signs for our historic parish

There is an open meeting at 7.00 pm on Tuesday 21 November 2017 at the Visitor Centre to discuss the provision, design and location of brown tourist signs directing visitors to our historic  parish. The parish council hopes that brown tourist signs will raise the parish’s profile and draw in more visitors to share our

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Village Hall refurbishment – Lottery funding success – Congratulations

Congratulations from the parish council to all those involved in the successful Lottery funding application for the refurbishment of the Village Hall. This is fantastic news which will secure a hugely valuable asset for our community both now and in the future.

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Progress towards securing the future of Laxton’s unique open field system

We have been working to raise the Crown’s awareness of the importance of our community’s unique agricultural heritage and way of life.  As are  Visitor Centre representatives, we are now in active communication with the Crown’s representatives and constructive steps are being taken to secure a more proactive approach by The Crown to preserving and

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New Clerk

New Clerk

Following a short recruitment process, we have a new Parish Clerk, Catherine Millward who started with us on 1/9/16. She has been a Clerk for a number of years and currently Clerks for Caunton, Norwell and Upton Parishes. She brings with her a large knowledge and experience which, as several Councillors have said, will be

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Garden Waste Collection Service

From 1st April Newark and Sherwood Dist Council are expanding the Garden Collection Service to Laxton & Moorehouse For £30 per year you can get a brown garden waste bin and a year round collection service. Garden Waste Collection Service >>

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Recycling Centre Service Changes

In the future all vehicles using the service must be registered with the county council which can be done on-line or by telephone to the Customer Service Centre. Two vehicles can be registered at any one address. The service starts on 1st April 2016 but a certain amount of leniency may be tolerated up to

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