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 sandra@boarsdenfarm.plus.com


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 aldwythpea@gmail.com


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.


Blackpool Tower Organist John Bowdler will be providing the music for the new years eve party to be held in Newton Village Hall

Tickets cost £17.50 per person and will include supper

The licensed bar will be open

For enquiries or to reserve tickets please contact Marjorie

Tel 01200 446643

Over 60s party

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The over 60s party for all residents living within the parishes of Newton, Slaidburn and Easington and Dunsop Bridge will be held on Saturday 15th December commencing 12pm.

There will be a complimentary drink on arrival, a 3 course meal and entertainment provided by Paul Dillon.

All eligible residents should receive an invitation however if anyone is missed please contact Mary Beattie Tel 01200 446086


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