There is to be a village clean up on the evening of Wednesday 12th June commencing 7pm, weather permitting. Everyone taking part is asked to meet at the village notice board and bring along any tools they may have. If you are unable to come to the village but wish to take part please feel free to tidy anywhere within the parish.


Thanks go to everyone that helped on bank holiday Monday with the Duck Race at Newton.   The weather was kind for us and the showers thankfully didn’t appear.

There was a good turnout at the hall for refreshments after the race, where the winners were announced.

Thanks especially go to Bill and Susan Pinder for yet again allowing us to use the field.

The first 3 prizes were one by

1st prize   £100  Cath Broadley

2nd Prize   £50    Hodson – Rock House

3rd Prize   £25  – The Boswell Family

For a full list of winners please click here


On 2nd May the country will hold elections for Borough and Parish Councillors.

In both categories for Newton-in-Bowland the seats have been uncontested and as such there will be no elections held.

Rosie Elms has been re-elected as Borough Councillor and the following have been re-elected as Parish Councillors Brian Dixon, Martin Beattie, John Bennett, Richard Whitaker and Richard Thornber.


Newton Village Hall will be holding its annual duck race on Bank Holiday Monday 6th May 2019 commencing 2pm at Newton Bridge.

Results of the race will be announced in the village hall following the race where refreshments will be served by the ladies committee

Tickets cost £1 and can be obtained by contacting Sandra Tel 01200 448289 or email


Newton Village Hall will be hosting various afternoon tea dances and evening dances throughout 2019 with John Bowdler providing the music, For a list of dates please see the link below

Dance calendar 2019



Blackpool Tower organist John Bowdler will be providing the music for an Afternoon Tea Dance to be held at Newton Village Hall on Wednesday 27th March 2019 commencing 1.30pm. Tickets cost £8 and include refreshments. For more details please see the link below or for enquiries contact Marjorie Tel 01200 446643



Newton Village Hall will be hosting a St Patricks Day celebration with local group ‘FLOOD’. The event will take place on Friday 15th March commencing 7.30pm. Tickets cost £10 per person and includes a pie and pea supper. The licensed bar will be open. For details please contact Aldwyth Tel 01200 446437 or email


The next meeting for Newton-in-Bowland Parish Council will be held on Wednesday 13th February 2019 in Newton Village Hall at 7.30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend and if you wish to place an item on the agenda please contact Sandra Pinder Tel 01200 448289.


Lancashire County Council have issued the following recommendations re parking on gritting routes

Winter gritting 2019


There is to be a meeting of the Patients Participation Group to discuss the future of Slaidburn Health Centre on Thursday 7th February 2019 at 7.30pm in Newton Village Hall. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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