Newent Town Council are arranging a litter pick as part of the Keep Britain Tidy Spring Clean. The litter pick is taking place on Saturday 24th March between 10.30 am - 12.30 pm, meeting at the Market House. Equipment will be provided and all volunteers will be very welcome . Please note children must be [...]
Newent Town Council is holding a public consultation to seek approval to borrow from the Public Works Loan Board in order to purchase a town centre property for permanent Town Council Offices and to seek approval to sell The Lodge, Watery Lane. All members of the local community are invited to give their views at [...]
The Town Council are opposed to the closure of the only bank in the town and are working hard to prevent the closure and find alterative options. If you feel strongly about the closure, please write to your local MP Mark Harper. The Council have produced a letter template that can be used by residents [...]
The aim of this unique event is to encourage all residents of the town and surrounding areas to visit the shops, to see that it is possible to buy most things here without going out of town and to find out about all the activities and organisations which are here to enjoy. We hope to [...]
Newent Town Council wishes to consult with the residents of Newent on a proposal from Newent Rugby Club for the longer term use of the Recreation Ground in Watery Lane. Please come along to the drop-in event in The Library, to see the proposal information and complete the questionnaire to give your views. Councillors will be [...]
The Council has also received £1,000 worth of Christmas lights in a competition organised by Blachere Christmas Lighting. The competition was entered by Cllr Eli Heathfield whose entry was shortlisted for the final. He gave a presentation, supported by Cllr Roger Beard, at the Revive and Thrive Annual Conference and Exhibition in Colchester. The Town [...]
Edwina Gladwin and staff of Sweet Memories have raised £1,140.00 for the purchase of new lights for the Christmas tree in the Market Square, which will make a spectacular display. A very big thank you to Sweet Memories for all their hard work in achieving such a magnificent sum.
Work on the new Jubilee Wildlife Walk commenced on Monday 22nd August. A new disabled access path has been installed. The Jubilee Wildlife Walk project will include the installation of a pathway that will be suitable for all users including the elderly, disabled and those with babies and young children in buggies, to have access [...]