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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 a Community First Aid Course(s) covering how to use the defibrillator along with some simple and useful First Aid.

The duration of the course is a couple of hours with a refreshment break. Please could you let the clerk know on clerk@newtonparishcouncil.org.uk if you are interested and whether a weekday during the day, weekday evening, or weekend during the day would be preferred. All are welcome to attend but the minimum age for use of the defibrillator is 16.

Depending on the response we get we may be booking more than one training session.


This will be free for all Parish Residents, the closing date for expressions of interest is Wednesday the 22nd of October


PLEASE ATTEND - IT MIGHT SAVE A LIFE.



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, this will be filled either by an election or by co-option.To view the timescales and the processes involved please click here