Could you be Special?

Do you want to do something special for yourself, your community and your employer? Do you want to gain invaluable experience and training to achieve your personal or professional goals? Why not join the Special Constabulary and find out just how much you are capable of? Your employer may even give you time off to […]

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Ashley Annual Parish Meeting

The meeting is expected to include a presentation on the proposed development of a new stud behind Church Street, with a main entrance off Mill Road. All welcome Monday May 9th 2016 7.00pm at Ashley Pavilion View PDF View Agenda

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Ashley Pavilion Trust March 2016

Already this year the Trustees have been working hard on your behalf, to keep pace with the rigours of life in the 21st Century and comply with all the rules and regulations imposed upon us from the powers that be. This has involved many hours of research and innumerable emails and drafts and redrafts but […]

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Easter, May & August Bank Holiday Waste Collections…

With the Easter bank holiday fast approaching it may be useful to know the Waste & Recycling collection dates. For full details please click here.

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The Cantilena Singers

SATURDAY 19TH MARCH at 7.30 pm St. Mary’s Church, Church Lane, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 0HP The Cantilena Singers Lux aeterna: Renaissance and Romantics An evening of unaccompanied choral music, sacred and secular, on the theme of eternal light, from the Renaissance to the Romantics, and beyond. Proceeds to the Church Director Daniel Spreadbury Tickets £10 […]

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Does your hedge pass the test?

The Council is aware that a number of hedges bordering public footpaths in Ashley are overgrown and encroach public footpaths. The test of whether or not the hedge is overgrown is whether a member of the public with a wheelchair or push chair would have to step onto the road or verge to avoid contact […]

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Bonfires

Whilst there is no law against bonfires, the fact is that the law expects due consideration to be given to neighbours. The burning of garden and other waste produces smoke, especially if damp and smouldering. Burning plastic, rubber or painted materials creates an unpleasant smell and also produces a range of poisonous compounds. Smoke, smuts […]

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Parking along Church Street

The Parish Council is currently looking at ways to improve road safety for both motorists and pedestrians in Church Street, between Mill Road and the junction with Newmarket Road, and is concerned about the hazard to traffic when cars are parked behind the pavement build out, (near the Crown pub) which reduces the width of […]

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Annual Hedge Cutting and Tree Works

These works, centered on the recreation ground, closed churchyard and part of Footpath no 2 were completed at the end of October. The Council has since acknowledged concerns about the width of the hedge between the recreation ground car park and the main B1063 road, and agreed provision for a reduction would be included in […]

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Public Transport

The County Council’s review group for the south Newmarket villages, Area J, met on 1st October to review proposals to revise the existing subsidised routes. Proposed changes to service 47 envisage an earlier start time, (7.17) and a later return service from Newmarket (18.05), the purpose being to link eith bus services to and from […]

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