Village News and Events

Pavilion newbuild project - NOVEMBER 2019

Replacement of the pavilion at the Rec has been discussed by users and the Parish Council for some years. The existing facilities, built in the 1960’s as the result of a great community effort, are now in need of replacement. The recent redecoration by the Cricket Club has really improved the appearance for the short-term but significant underlying issues remain. Now that a sum from the section 106 agreement for the Claybush development has been assured, users and parish councillors want to progress with the project. The new building will be in the same location, on a similar footprint and include enhanced facilities for sports and community use. See the latest minutes for updates.

20 mph Speed limit Consultation  -  SEPTEMBER 2019

- please see the document below for details should you wish to comment on the proposals


Henry Colbron Trust

The trustees, the Merchant Taylors' Company, have published an 'Invitation for applications' to the trust. Click here to see their notice and contact details.... more

Ashwell Yearbook 2019

The 2019 edition of the Ashwell Yearbook has now been published.  Click here for the online version. Copies have been delivered by the volunteer working group to all households and businesses in the village free of charge. Additional copies are on sale at Rhubarb & Mustard in the High... more

The Springs volunteers

The Springs volunteer group will be holding working parties in March. Volunteers welcome. Contact Martin Lush 743408 for details.... more

Success of Police and Enforcement event

A 'Rural Drop-in Session’ organised jointly by the Police and NHDC Enforcement was held  in the Parish Room. They have reported that the event was successful and would now be repeated in other villages. Attendance had been good and they had been able to answer many queries from residents on a wide range of topics. See their press release for details.

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