Bacon Butties Brews and Cakes will be available in Newton-in-Bowland Village Hall on Sunday 9th February & Sunday 1st March between 8.30am and 1pm. This is a Charity Event being organised by students Mary McBride & William Whitaker, who live in Newton are hosting these two social mornings in the village hall to raise money for their forthcoming Education Research Expedition to Madagascar. In July, as part of their A Level Biology Studies they will go with the Conservation Research Team from Operation Wallacea and CRGS to monitor Lemur’s in the wild and dive the Marine environment to gather data in the Indian Ocean.

Our future relies on the work of our young scientists and we hope you can help support them by joining us in the village hall.


Blackpool Tower organist John Bowdler will provide the music for tea dances to be held in Newton Village Hall on Wednesday 5th February and Wednesday 25th March.

The ladies committee will provide refreshments, there will be a raffle and the licensed bar will be open. Tickets cost £8 per person. so if you fancy coming for a dance, a chat or just to sit and listen to the music please call Marjorie on Tel 01200 446643 and reserve a ticket.


The next Parish Council meeting will be held on Wednesday 26th February at 7.30pm in Newton Village Hall. Everybody is welcome to attend. If anybody wants to place an item on the agenda please contact Sandra Pinder Tel 448289 or email


Cow Ark Road, Newton is closed for emergency repairs close to Storth Farm.

The road is to be closed until Tuesday 10th December unless works finish earlier. There will be no access until this time.

Diversion routes have been put in place

Over 60s party

The over 60s Christmas party is due to be held at Newton Village Hall on Saturday 14th December commencing 12pm.  This event is open to all residents aged 60 and above and their partners who live in the parishes of Dunsop Bridge, Newton and Slaidburn.

There will be a meal to start with followed by entertainment provided by Paul Dillon, who came last year and has been asked back by popular demand.

Each village will send out invitations to everyone believed to be eligible however if you have not received an invitation and you would like to come along please contact your village representative who are listed below.  Please let us know if you have qualified for a place since last year and make sure that we are aware if you have any dietary requirements.

Dunsop Bridge – Rachel Carr Tel 448228 or email Newton – Mary Beattie Tel 446086 or email Slaidburn – Jackie Howard email slaidburnvillagehall

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