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‘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.
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@ hotmail.com. 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@ hotmail.com).
The deadline for the Parish Council to submit its funding application is 30th September.
The forthcoming public events in the United Kingdom from the Events Diary of the British Towns and Village Network