Notes of a special consultative meeting held at Ashley Pavilion on 20th June

The meeting was chaired by Olive Oakervee, Chairman of the Parish Council and attended by 4 councillors and 23 parishioners. The proposals for new housing development in the village had been initiated following a call to developers by East Cambridgeshire District Council who had requested details of new sites which were thought suitable for housing […]

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Ashley Parish Council has an immediate vacancy for a Parish Clerk

9 hours per week, home based. Ashley is a relatively small village with 485 voters on the electoral register. The precept currently stands at £16830. The Clerk works from home and attends monthly council meetings which are generally in the evening. Own transport is essential if the Clerk is not a village resident. Motor mileage […]

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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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