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News item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Have a Field Day

‘Have a Field day’ is a Little Paxton Parish Council community event to showcase the sport activities available on the QEII Playing Field, Little Paxton.

The event is free and will take place on Saturday 16th September 2pm – 4pm.

Cllr Kathy Bishop said,’ This is a great opportunity to come along and try the new Petanque pitch, netball on the multi use games area, football , walking football, cricket, the outdoor gym equipment and DM Fitness boot camp.

Little Paxton Football Club and Little Paxton Cricket Club will be running the football and cricket activities.

Parish Clerk Jenny Gellatly said ‘The community Petanque pitch and netball are new additions to the QEII Playing Field. An added extra to the afternoon is Little Paxton Indoor Bowling Club will have the indoor bowls set up in the village hall for residents to try bowling. The Council will also be planting two oak trees on the playing field’.

Refreshments will be available in the village hall. Parking is very limited in the village hall car park and Little Paxton residents are encouraged to leave their cars at home and walk to the playing field.

News Date: 04/09/2017 13:19

News item from Little Paxton Parish Council

Volunteers wanted- Can you hep?

The Council has received a request from residents for an improved crossing on Mill Lane near Marble White Court. This is near the lock end of Mill Lane and some distance from the zebra crossing at the roundabout at Gordon Road.

Due to the large volume of traffic using Mill Lane it is very difficult to cross the road safely, especially if residents are elderly, infirm or families with prams and buggies.

In order to support a funding application to the Cambridgeshire County Council Local Highway Improvement Scheme 2018, the Parish Council is looking for volunteers to help with a traffic count on Monday 11th, Wednesday 13th & Friday 15th September from 8 am - 11.30 am and 2pm - 5.30 pm. It is hoped to have a Rota with one hour slots with two volunteers per slot -one on each side of the road. The traffic survey will be carried out on Mill Lane near Marble White Court.

All volunteers will be provided with high viz jackets and will covered by the Councils insurance.

If you can spare an hour, please contact the Clerk Tel 01480 470193 e-mail littlepaxton@ or send fb message.

Letters of Support from residents will also help add more weight to the funding application. If you support this project, please send a letter or e-mail to the Clerk ( littlepaxton@

The deadline for the Parish Council to submit its funding application is 30th September.

News Date: 29/08/2017 14:49

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Bond In Motion Exhibition Featuring Cars Of Spectre

A Museums at London Film Museum in Westminster from 25/09/2017 until 26/09/2017.

Digi Mondays

A Clubs and Dance at Digital (Newcastle) in Newcastle upon Tyne from 25/09/2017 until 26/09/2017.

Juanita Stein

A Rock and Pop Music at King Tuts Wah Wah Hut in Glasgow from 25/09/2017 until 26/09/2017.

Robert Forster Grant and I In Concert and Conversation With Pete Paphides

A Rock and Pop Music at Shaw Theatre in Camden from 25/09/2017 until 26/09/2017.

42nd Street

A Musical at Theatre Royal Drury Lane in Westminster on 26/09/2017.


A Hard Rock and Metal Music at O2 Ritz Manchester in Manchester on 26/09/2017.


A Music (All types) at Bodega Social in Nottingham on 26/09/2017.


A Theatre and Drama at Trafalgar Studio 1 in Westminster on 26/09/2017.


A Clubs and Dance at O2 Academy 1 Birmingham in Birmingham on 26/09/2017.

Arlene! The Glitz. The Glamour. The Gossip.

A Music (All types) at Tivoli Theatre in East Dorset on 26/09/2017.

Barns Courtney

A Music (All types) at The Cellar Bar Oxford in Oxford on 26/09/2017.

Bless The Fall

A Music (All types) at York Fibbers in York on 26/09/2017.