Little Paxton Parish Council

Serving the people of Little Paxton

Village Sign

Clerk: Mrs Jenny Gellatly
11 Hayling Avenue, Little
Paxton, St. Neots
Cambridgeshire PE19 6HG

Tags: Community

Help make St Neots more Accessible for All

Help make St Neots more Accessible for All

St. Neots Town Council have set up a Dementia, Autism & Disability Working Group to make St Neots more accessible & inclusive for all.

To help identify where improvements are needed, please complete this short questionnaire. #seriousaboutstneots #stneotsmayor #stneotscouncil

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/85S8XJS?fbclid=IwAR0P2NyJwCa6GsY_uBdUFPJC3AkSgW7ta_11pmmHsNRMlOJz0AOx0-P8Cz0

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:18 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Leisure, Save Lives, community

Revised Library@HomeService

Revised Library@HomeService

Cambridgeshire Libraries can now accept new referrals to the Revised Library@Home Service. This service is open to Cambridgeshire Residents who fit a set criteria: -

The service is for anyone who usually relies heavily on reading books or listening to audiobooks AND who is either housebound or shielding/isolating due to age or health conditions under the current COVID-19 Government guidelines.

People... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 14:57 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Community

Children's Activities -School Summer holidays

Children's Activities -School  Summer holidays

Huntingdonshire District Council Active Lifestyles Team are organising the children's activities to be held on the QEII Playing Field Little Paxton on Wednesday 29th July.

There will be a limit on numbers of children attending to meet current COVID 19 restrictions.

Instead of a 2 hour slot as previously advertised, there will be 2 x 1 hour sessions ( 2pm - 3pm or 3.15pm - 4.15pm).

There will be two coaches... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:33 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Children, QEII Playing field, community

Village Views - Little Paxton Newsletter

Village  Views -  Little Paxton Newsletter

The ' Summer' edition of Village Views will be distributed over the weekend. Lots of Little Paxton news items & information about upcoming events.

Thank you to Little Paxton Self Isolation Support volunteers who are delivering the magazine.

A digital version is available here

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:55 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Village Views, Village magazine, community

Community Litter Pick at Little Paxton Sailing & Ski-ing Lake

Community Litter Pick at  Little Paxton Sailing & Ski-ing Lake

Last week there were many comments on social media about the amount of litter left around the sailing lake.

To help the Paxton Pit Rangers, the Parish Council is co-ordinating a community litter pick around the sailing lake & ski-ing lake on Friday 3rd July 10am - 12noon.

If you are able to help, please meet at the entrance to the ski-ing lake at the Haulage Road. The Council will provide litter... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 14:59 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Community, Covid 19, Nature Reserve

Improving Cycle Paths in Little Paxton

Improving Cycle Paths in Little Paxton

The Government has announced significant funding to improve cycle paths as a better means of travel. The Parish Council is considering submitting an application for funding to improve/widen the path from the High Street/Great North Road junction, over the bridge to the junction with Hail West Road. This would provide a more save access for cyclists to the cycle paths to Grafham Water and other areas.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jun 2020 11:03 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Community

Little Paxton Edible Garden

Little Paxton Edible Garden

The Parish Council is taking over the ownership of the piece of land between Gordon Road and the allotment track. We will be using the area for a small community garden.

The intention is to create a space which is an asset to the village and which showcases how an area with little botanical value can be transformed into something that looks beautiful and benefits both people and wildlife.

We will be... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 13:50 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Community

Advance Warning - Little Paxton Village Hall Car Park Closed

Advance Warning - Little Paxton Village Hall Car Park Closed

The Little Paxton Village Hall car park will be closed on Wednesday 20th May 7am - 5pm.

The parking spaces are being re-marked to create additional car parking spaces. All the road markings including those on the access road are being refreshed.

The work will take a day to complete.

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 14:11 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Community

Help Raise £5000 for Little Paxton Community Pavilion

Help Raise £5000 for Little Paxton Community Pavilion

As many of you are aware the Little Paxton Community Pavilion has a fundamental issue which has caused damp, wet rot and dry rot. This will mean a damp membrane and concrete will need to be added.Also all the wood (floors and joists) and walls will need to be replaced.The Pavilion is closed and the project is well under way and we have started to remove all the wood and floor from the Pavilion, however... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 15:02 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Community, Community Pavilion, QEII Playing Field

Ben's Challenge

Ben's Challenge

Little Paxton Resident, 9 year-old Ben has set himself a Charity Challenge to raise money for Hinchingbrooke Hospital on Just Giving.

Inspired by Capt Tom Moore - on 16th April, Ben's challenge is to run 1000 laps of his garden (which equates to a marathon) by his 10th Birthday on 5th May.

A fund raising target of £300 was set and Ben has already smashed through this and when including 'gift aid',... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 19:42 by Jenny Gellatly

Tags: Protect the NHS, Save Lives, Stay home, community