duckNewton-in-Bowland Village Hall will be hosting its annual duck race on Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018 at 2pm.

The race will start at Newton Bridge, by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Bill Pinder.

Ducks cost £1 each, and winners will be announced and prizes distributed in the village hall after the race, where refreshments will be served.

The first 3 prizes are all of value, 1st prize £100, 2nd prize £50 and 3rd prize £25. There will be numerous other prizes and of course the booby for last place.

If you wish to buy a duck please contact Sandra Tel 01200 448289


John Bowdler will be providing the music for a dance to be held at Newton-in-Bowland Village Hall on Friday 4th May commencing 7.45pm.

There will be a supper, raffle and the licensed bar will be open. Tickets cost £10 per person

For enquiries or to reserve tickets contact Marjorie Tel 01200 446643


The next meeting for the B4RN action group will be on Thursday 19th April 2018 at 7.30pm in Newton Village Hall.

Anyone interested in the scheme is asked to come along to the meeting

Godfreys Last Summer

There will be the performance of a play ‘Godfreys Last Summer, at Newton-in-Bowland Village Hall on Friday 23rd March commencing 7.30pm. The play is written by Alan Stockdill and performed by Talking Stock Productions. There will be light refreshments and the licensed bar will be open.

For enquiries or to reserve tickets contact Aldwyth Tel 01200 446437 or email


After a successful presentation from David Ryall of B4RN (Broadband for the Rural North) it has been decided to hold a meeting to form a working group on Thursday 22nd March 2018 at 7.30pm in Newton-in-Bowland Village Hall.

All residents, organisations and business owners for the parishes of Newton-in-Bowland, Slaidburn and Easington and Dunsop Bridge are welcome to attend.

For more information please see the website

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