to the official website of the Parish Council of Ashby St
Mary in 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 Parish Council
hopes visitors to this website find it an interesting
and informative experience. Most documents in this website open in .pdf format which
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LATEST PARISH COUNCIL NEWS
(This replaces the update of 17th January 2017 - To
view previous updates, click HERE)
- A series of problems occurred recently that necessitated
the website to be placed "Under Maintenance".
Every effort has been made to rectify the
problems - apologies for the inconvenience and lack
of service during the recovery period.
- Look out for your invitation to the forthcoming
Ashby St Mary Annual Parish meeting and details
of how ultra fast, fibre optic broadband could be
introduced in Ashby.
A QUICK LOOK AT WHAT'S IN THIS RELEASE:
- draft minutes of the last parish council meeting
- draft minutes of the 2016 Annual Parish Meeting
- reminder of the 2017 Annual Parish Meeting and
- a message from the Village Hall Management Committee
- the latest Ashby rainfall figures have been added
- see the HANDBOOK page
Please take note of the REMINDERS
(if any) shown below the Latest News Section.
Next Parish Council meeting The next meeting is the 2017 Annual Parish
Meeting to be held at the Ashby & Thurton Village
Hall on THURSDAY 16 MARCH 2017
commencing at 7.45 p.m. The draft agenda is below
and is therefore subject to amendment.
Meeting Minutes The draft minutes of the last (16 March
2017) parish council meeting can be found in Latest
Minutes on the MANAGEMENT page.
Messages from the Ashby & Thurton Village Hall
An Invitation Ashby & Thurton Village Hall Management
Committee welcomes anyone who would like to join
us for discussions on how it can raise money for
refurbishment of the drive/car park and its kitchen.
If there is anyone who would be able to help in
any way with materials and manpower for this refurbishment
we would be pleased to hear from you - just call
either of those named below. Village Hall Management Committee AGM
We also invite you to attend our Annual General
Meeting to be held on Monday 15th May 2017
Carol Powell (Vice Chair) 480089 or Richard Taylor
480092 Sunday 28th May 2017 - Thurton Autojumble
This takes place at the Playing Field of the Ashby
St Mary & Thurton Village Hall.
For details please ring 01508 480966
Latest 100 Club Winners
February - J Ball
Number holders were requested to renew their membership
before the end of February. Holders should have
received forms for returning, signed with the £12
fee, to Mrs J Lincoln, 24 Ashby Road, Thurton.
All profits go towards the maintenance of the Village
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as they should, please accept our apologies and
inform us promptly. If any sections
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ASHBY ST MARY PARISH COUNCIL
NEXT MEETING - The Annual Parish Meeting at the Ashby
St Mary & Thurton Village Hall on THURSDAY 20 APRIL
2017 at 7.45 p.m.
D R A F T A G E N D A
2. Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting held on 21st April
3. Chairman’s report
4. Financial report
5. Parish Council Website
6. Neighbourhood Security/Ashby Update Service
7. Police report
8. Ashby’s Bulk Buying Oil Scheme
9. County Councillors Report
10. District Councillor’s report
11. Ashby and Thurton Playing Field Committee report
12. Village Organisation Reports including -
Tree Warden Footpath Warden.
13. Any other business to note for future Parish Council
14. Date of next meeting - Annual Meeting on 18th May
The Press and Public are warmly invited to attend.
Parish Clerk: Linda Gray
Parish Office: 5 Cedar Drive, Loddon, Norwich, Norfolk
Tel 07580 796044
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ashbystmary.org.uk
Meeting dates for 2017 - 16 March 2017, 18 May 2017, 6
July 2017, Annual Parish Meeting 20 April 2017
(All Council Meeting Minutes are available to be accessed
from the Management
page. The Correspondence, Accounts and Planning list for
this meeting can be found in the appropriate section on
the Management page. All Council Meeting Minutes can be
inspected at any reasonable time by appointment with the
Unless stated otherwise, all parish council meetings now
commence at 7.30 p.m. [replacing the former 7.45 start
time].All meetings are of course available
for the public to attend.
Latest News Until otherwise advised all Latest News will
appear on this Home page so make a note to check it regularly.
For speedier access in the future why not add the link
to this Home page to the Favourites folder of your Internet
Browser? Latest News for approximately the previous
12 months from the date of the Update above can be found
in Latest News Archive on the Management page.
ASHBY ST MARY PARISH COUNCIL PUBLIC
In line with statutory provisions, formal notice of forthcoming
Parish Council meeting agendas, latest meeting minutes for public
view and every parish election aredisplayed on each of the Council's
three noticeboards - at the junction of Mill Road and Mill Common;
the junction of Sandy Lane and Spong Lane; and close to the
junction of Chapel Lane and Chapel Road.
DIARY (including other Meetings or Events held in the
Parish or that may interest Ashby St Mary residents)
- 2017 PARISH COUNCIL MEETNG
2017 dates confirmed - Thursday 19 January, Thursday 16 March, Annual
Parish Meeting Thursday 20 April, Thursday 18 May, Thursday
6 July 2017. September and November dates are awaiting confirmation.
Unless otherwise stated, all Parish Council meetings take place
at Ashby & Thurton Village Hall commencing at 7.30
p.m. (new time).
to show the location of the hall. Always check Latest
News for advice of meeting date/time changes.
- ASHBY ST MARY FUNDRAISERS
There are currently no / no other Ashby St Mary fundraising
activities or announcements concerning Ashby St Mary which the
Parish Council has been requested to advertise.
OTHER INTERESTS Ashby St Mary Cricket Club Details about the club, and any
other information provided by it, can be found on the Handbook
When issued, a fixture list for the current season will be found
on the Handbook page.
For those interested, the Club has a Facebook page.
Ashby Broadband Speed Test In a bid by the parish council to assist the Better
Broadband campaign for rural Norfolk, Ashby residents are asked
to test their broadband download speed. Residents undertook
tests in 2015 - but we need more! If you live
in Ashby and are willing to help for the first time (or to check
your speed again) just carry out the very simple test following
steps 1 - 4.
1. Click on this website link http://www.speedtest.net/
(For consistency only this site is being used)
2. When the speedtest page opens, click only on 'Begin Test'.
(Suggestion - ignore any other messages inviting you to do a
computer check or other function) 3. Wait a minute or so until the short test has finished.
This will have occurred when you see the figures stop measuring
'Downlaod' and 'Upload'.
4 Make a note of the 'Download' figure, the time you did the
test and email the details HERE
For your interest the last reported download speed test figure
achieved by a resident was 6.33 Mbps.
ASHBY HEATING OIL SYNDICATE Do
you use Domestic Heating Oil? If so, why not join the Ashby
Heating Oil Syndicate?
It’s free to join and you could make real savings.
· Your parish council has set up the Ashby Heating Oil
· The Ashby Heating Oil Syndicate makes worthwhile savings
for residents after compiling a bulk order.
· It works! The syndicate’s bulk order regularly
saves 2 – 4p per litre over a typical 1000 litres amount.
· Come and join the increasing number of residents who
have already benefited.
· This is a free parish service.
· Like to know more? Email email@example.com
for a fact-sheet.
- This is an Ashby St Mary Parish Council initiative for
serving the local community.
RECOMMENDED - A useful site that includes oil price trends between
one week and five years ago can be found HERE.
ASHBY HOMEWATCH / ASHBY WEBSITE UPDATE SERVICE
Ashby's Homewatch service is provided free and is available
to any resident.
For more information, please go to the HOMEWATCH page on this
The Ashby Website Update service is also included as part of
its free service and is available to any Ashby resident.
If you know an Ashby resident who you think should join this
free information service, why not tell them about it?
All that is needed is for the recipient to email a few requested
The Parish Council's homewatch representative does the rest
- keeping residents informed when a Police Connect alert message
affecting our area has been received, when our parish has been
updated, plus occasional news of the Ashby Heating Oil Syndicate.
Messages are usually issued once per month. For full details
look on the HOMEWATCH page.
This is a free parish service.
Contact the webmaster (click on the Contact Us tab near the
top of this page) for a fact-sheet.
This another Ashby St Mary initiative for serving the local