Parish Council

The members of Newton-in-Bowland Parish Council are

Cllr Martin Beattie (Chairman)

Cllr Richard Thornber (Vice Chairman)

Cllr John Bennett

Cllr Brian Dixon

Cllr Richard Whitaker

The Clerk is Mrs Sandra Pinder

A date has not been set for the nest meeting of the Parish Council due to the restrictions with Covid-19. If anyone has anything to be put to the Council please contact Sandra Tel 01200 448289 or email

The newsletter below has been circulated to all residents advising them of the possibility of B4RN extending their fibre optic broadband service to our area and to inform them of the positioning of the defibrillator on the walls of the village hall

Newsletter 5th February 2017

Declaration of acceptance office, Register of Members interests, Agendas and Minutes from previous Parish Council meetings are listed below and when clicked a pdf document will open in another window.


Cllr John Bennett

Cllr Richard Whitaker

Cllr Brian Dixon

Cllr Richard Thornber

Cllr Martin Beattie


Cllr John Bennett

Cllr Richard Whitaker

Cllr Brian Dixon

Cllr Richard Thornber

Cllr Martin Beattie


Meeting 12th August 2020

Meeting 26th February 2020 – UU Update

Meeting 26th February 2020

Meeting 13th November 2019

Meeting 13th November 2019 – Agenda

Meeting 25th September 2019

Meeting 25th September 2019 – Agenda

Annual Meeting 22nd May 2019

Meeting 13th February 2019

Meeting 13th February 2019 – Agenda

Meeting 14th November 2018

Meeting 14th November 2018 – Agenda

Meeting 26th September 2018

Agenda 26th September 2018

Annual Meeting 16th May 2018 – Minutes

Annual Meeting 2018

Meeting 14th February 2018

Meeting 30th November 2017

Meeting 20th September 2017

Annual meeting 17th May 2017

Annual Meeting 17th May 2017- Agenda

Meeting 22nd February 2017

Agenda 22nd February 2017

Meeting 30th November 2016

Meeting 21st September 2016

Meeting 18th May 2016

Annual Meeting 24th February 2016

Meeting 18th November 2015

Meeting 16th September 2015

Meeting 4th June 2015

Annual meeting 5th March 2015

Parish Council Minutes 20/11/2008

The annual accounting statements and annual governance statements are shown below


Certificate of exemption

Annual Governance Statement

Accounting statement

Bank Reconcilliation

Explanation of Variances

Internal Audit

Public Rights

A summary of your rights 2020


Certificate of Exemption

Annual internal Audit report 2019

Annual Governance Statement 2018/2019

Accounting Statement 2019

Bank Reconciliation 2019

Explanation of variation

Local Authority Accounts – A summary of your rights

Public Rights 2019


Certificate of Exemption 2017-2018

Public Rights 2018

Local Authority Accounts – A summary of your rights

Annual Governance Statement 2017-2018

Accounting Statement 2017-2018

Annual Internal Audit 2017-2018

Bank Reconciliation 2018

Audit 2017-2018 Explanations


Annual Governance Statement 2016-2017

Accounting Statement 2016-2017

Internal Audit 2016-2017

Summary of Electors’ Rights

If anyone wishes to inspect these accounts they will be available between 5th June and 14th July.  Please contact Mrs Pinder Tel 01200 448289


Annual governance statement 2015-2016

Accounting statement 2015-2016

Conclusion of Audit

Bank Reconciliation 31 March 2016

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