Author: Jenny Gellatly

Mick George Skip of Gold Finalist

Mick George Skip of Gold Finalist

Mick George Skip of Gold

Little Paxton Parish Council has been short listed as one of the Mick George Skip of Gold finalists to win £1000.

The Council project is to develop an improved community storage area (village hall compound) for sports equipment that will promote health & well being.

Please vote for our project. The finalist with the most votes wins £1000

www.mickgeorge.co.uk/huntsgoldvoting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 15:10 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Leisure, community, Children

No Cold Calling Zones

No Cold Calling Zones

The Community Led Plan highlighted the need for Cold Calling zones in the village.

Cold Calling zones were first set up in the UK by Cambridgeshire Trading Standards. They are designated areas ( streets, cul de sacs etc) which aim to deter uninvited sales people and help give residents the confidence to say 'no' to doorstep callers.

Cold calling zones help stop potential rogue traders and distraction... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 10:25 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Crime, community

Vacancy for Groundsperson

Vacancy for Groundsperson

The closing date for the Groundsperson vacancy is Monday 18th March.

Still time to apply for the post. The shortlisting of candidates will be carried out on 19th March with interviews the following week.#LittlePaxton#StNeotsjobs

Posted: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 11:33 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Employment, Job vacancy

STOP PRESS - MILL LANE BRIDGE WILL NOT BE CLOSED

STOP PRESS - MILL LANE BRIDGE WILL NOT BE CLOSED

Due to delays with the street furniture order (belisha beacons), Cambridgeshire County Council Highways will not be starting work on the new Mill Lane zebra crossing on 19th- 22nd March.

The Bridge WILL NOT BE CLOSED overnight.

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 07:52 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Highways, Mill Lane Bridge

Council Vacancy - Groundsman 35 hours per week

Council Vacancy - Groundsman 35 hours per week

Little Paxton Parish Council is seeking a Groundsperson to help maintain QEII Playing Field, Childrens Play Parks, Allotments, Little Paxton Lawn Cemetery, St. James Churchyard ,grass verges and general maintenance.

This is a full time position however, part time will be considered.

Chainsaw qualifications would be an advantage although not essential.

Training will be provided.

You will need to be able... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 15:09 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Employment, Job vacancy, community

Animals visiting Paxfest 2019

Animals visiting Paxfest 2019

To help with the Children's Poster competition the following animals will be visiting Paxfest 2019

Dogs, Meerkats, Scorpions, Giant Snails, Lizards, Piglets, Lambs, a Goat,Chickens, a Cow, Snakes, Giant cockroaches and other furries.

#LittlePaxton#ChildrensCompetitions#Paxfest2019#whatsonLittlePaxton

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 13:12 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Leisure, community, Children

Advance warning Mill Lane bridge will closed 19th-22nd March 8pm - 6am

Advance warning Mill Lane bridge will closed 19th-22nd March  8pm - 6am

Cambridgeshire County Council Highways will be starting work to install the new zebra crossing on Mill Lane, Little Paxton. The work will be carried out overnight to minimise disruption.

The Mill Lane bridge will be closed from 19th - 22nd March 8pm - 6am.

Diversion routes will be signposted.

#LittlePaxton#MillLaneBridge#Highways

Posted: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:22 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: community, Mill Lane Bridge, Highways

Spot Scams Stop Scams

Spot Scams Stop Scams

Cambridgeshire County Council is encouraging local communities to become friends against scams with the help of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Against Scams Partnership.

To become a 'Friend Against Scams' please take part in a 20 minute 'express training' at

www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/elearning/Cambridgeshire.

The training is free, produced by National Trading Standards and is powerful.

Please... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:03 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Crime, community

1st Little Paxton Brownies - Take Action

1st Little Paxton  Brownies - Take Action

1st Little Paxton Brownies are working to gain their Take Action- Influence- Skills Builder Badge.

As part of the badge work, they are collecting pet food, toys and bedding for Wood Green Animal Shelter.

A collection point for donations is St.James Church Wednesday mornings 11am - 12 noon ,Friday mornings 10.15am - 12 noon or before or after services on Sundays. The collection point will be available... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:00 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Children, Leisure

Winter Gritting

Winter Gritting

The areas the Parish Council will grit as a part of the Winter Gritting Programme are:

1. Entrance from the QEII Playing Field from the High Street to the Doctors Surgery. This includes the footpath along side the children's play park.

2. The Rookery Steps & Ramp.

3. Footpath through St James Churchyard.

Gritting will only take place on the days the Council Groundsman works i.e. Monday - Friday (mornings).... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:23 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: QEII Playing field, Highways