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You may have noticed a lovely new defibrillator has been installed on the wall outside the Village Hall.

The Parish Council is going to book three Community First Aid Courses covering how to use the defibrillator along with some simple and useful First Aid.

The date for expressing an interest in attending this training has now passed, those who informed the Clerk that they would like to attend will be notified when the training will take place.


If you need to access the unit in an emergency, the access code is displayed in the vision panel at the top of the cabinet. Remember, if you believe that someone is suffering a cardiac arrest you should also dial 999 immediately for professional assistance



The 2016/17 accounts have now been signed off by the external auditors, Grant Thornton. To view their report please click here


Following a number of recent power cuts in the area, the Council contacted Western Power to ask what the problem was and what they were doing to resolve it? Engineers have been in touch to say that they have located and resolved the fault, The Council is grateful to Western Power for their prompt actions and response.

There is currently a casual vacancy on the Parish Council following the resignation of one of the members, following a period of statutory notification, the Parish Council will now consider this vacancy at their November meeting.


Any person(s) who fulfil the criteria to become a councillor and who wishes to be considered for the position should express their interest in writing to the Clerk at clerk@newtonparishcouncil.org.uk by midday on the 22nd of November 2017