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Operational Efficiency Measures Threaten Fire Engine at Market Weighton

Market Weighton Fire Station may lose one of its two fire engines as part of an operational efficiency programme. The service needs to find further savings of £2.1 million by 2020, of which £800,000 will need to be saved by April 2017.  A six-week public consultation is underway and during this time local residents can […]

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Christmas is on its Way

The Newbald Christmas Tree will be put up by the end of November for you to enjoy. Thank you to the Playing Field Association for the time they take in putting all the festive lights on it. We look forward to seeing it twinkling.

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New path outside The Tiger

It has taken a lot of negotiation, but finally the path outside The Tiger Inn has been replaced courtesy of Punch Taverns. I am sure that you agree, it looks a lot better than the previous one did.

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Vacancy for a Councillor following resignation of Meryl Bainbridge

Newbald Parish Council (NPC) is sad to inform you that Councillor Meryl Bainbridge has resigned from her role as a Parish Councillor. NPC would like to thank her for valuable contribution and wish her well for the future. If you are interested in becoming a Councillor, see here for further information or contact the Clerk […]

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New Councillors co-opted

Newbald Parish Council is delighted to welcome Mamta Joshi and Geoff Lewis on to the Council. Mamta is familiar with the role, having only left last year. She has thrown herself back into Parish Council duties with her usual enthusiasm, pro-active attitude and community spirit. We are really pleased to see her back. Geoff will […]

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Extension to Sancton Hill Wind Farm will NOT go ahead

Newbald Parish Council has been told that the developers, REG Windpower, do not now plan to proceed to the planning stage with their proposed extension to Sancton Hill Wind Farm. This is good news for our village as we know that the vast majority of residents were unhappy at the prospect of up to 11 more […]

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Cllr. Steward is new Chairman

Following Cllr. Chris Waite’s resignation, Cllr Steward has taken up the mantle. He was elected as Chairman at the Annual Meeting of the Council on 18 May 2015 He brings new energy and drive to the role and looks forward to furthering the interests at the Parish. Cllr. Beccy O’Sullivan was voted in as the new […]

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Chairman Chris Waite has resigned

On Monday 18th May, after delivering his Chairman’s Report at the Annual Meeting of the Parish, Cllr. Chris Waite resigned from the Council for personal reasons. Newbald Parish Council is very sorry to see him go and would like to thank him for his 17 years of dedicated service. For the last five years, he […]

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Vacancy for Councillor

Only 10 people have been nominated for the 11 seats on Newbald Parish Council. This leaves one seat still available. Would you be interested in becoming a Councillor? Find out more here.

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Defibrillator in phone box

Newbald Parish Council has secured grant funding to enable it to install a defibrillator in the telephone box on The Green. Given that we are a relatively rural village, this piece of equipment could be a life saver. The equipment is designed to be very user-friendly so that it can be used without any training, […]

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