Recent news items from the Parish Council and our partners.

Church Consultation

Mon 03 Jun 2024 10:57

The consultation on the future of our Parish Church is coming to an end. If you haven't responded, please do so now.

Read the consultation leaflet below and scan the QR code to have your say.

Consultation Leaflet

If you are unable to scan the code, download and print a copy of the survey form below, complete it, and deliver it to the Village Hall.

Survey Form

To register your interest in an Action Group to look at options for the future use of the building, scan the QR code on the consultation leaflet or download and print a copy of the registration form below, complete it, and deliver it to the Village Hall.

Action Group Registration

Annual Parish Meeting

Fri 17 May 2024 20:29

The Annual Parish Meeting takes place in the Village Hall on Wednesday 22 May. The Parish Council, the Village Hall Management Committee, and representatives from village groups and organisations will report on their recent activities and plans for the future.

Doors open at 7.00 and tea and coffee will be served on arrival. The event starts at 7.30pm. Follow the link below for further details.

Annual Parish Meeting invitation

New Councillors Co-opted

Wed 27 Mar 2024 20:42

At the March meeting of the Council, Andrew Clark and Kate Humphris were co-opted onto the Council to fill the vacancies resulting from the resignations of Cllrs Freeman and Jones.

Notice of Vacancies

Mon 22 Jan 2024 11:53

Two vacancies have arisen on the Parish Council following the resignations of Councillors Duncan Freeman and Ed Jones. For further details, see the Notices of Vacancy below.

Notice of Vacancy
Notice of Vacancy

No election was called in respect of these vacancies, so the Parish Council intends to co-opt two new Councillors at its meeting on Tuesday 12 March. Anyone interested in applying for consideration for these positions should submit a brief written statement outlining their relevant knowledge, skills and experience, their reasons for wanting to become a Councillor and what they hope to achieve in the role. Statements must be submitted to the Clerk no later than Thursday 7 March.

The Good Councillor's Guide explains how local councils work and the role of a Councillor.

The Good Councillor's Guide

For further information or to discuss the role of Parish Councillor, please contact the Clerk.

Pride in Fenland Awards

Wed 10 Jan 2024 12:25

Nominations are invited for the annual Pride in Fenland Awards. The Pride in Fenland Awards honour the voluntary work our residents do and celebrate shining examples of community spirit and selflessness. If you know an individual, group or young person who makes a positive difference and helps make our district a vibrant, thriving place to be, please nominate them for a Pride in Fenland award. Visit the - Pride in Fenland - site to download a nomination form. The closing date for nominations is midnight on Sunday, February 11, 2024.

Parish Council Nominations

Thu 06 Apr 2023 12:25

Nominations have closed for the forthcoming local council elections. Three valid nominations were received for Newton-in-the-Isle Parish Council, so there will be no contested election and those nominated will be elected unopposed. Four vacancies remain to be filled by co-option, so anybody interested in finding out more about the work of the Parish Council and the role of a Councillor should contact the Clerk before the end of April.

The official Statement of Persons Nominated details the nominations received.

Notice of Election - Parish Councils

Fri 24 Mar 2023 14:13

Elections will be held on Thursday 4th May for all Parish and Town Councils in Fenland, including all seven seats on Newton-in-the-Isle Parish Council if more than seven valid nominations are received.

The official Notice of Election explains this in more detail.

Notice of Election - Fenland District Council

Fri 24 Mar 2023 11:50

Elections will be held on Thursday 4th May for all seats on Fenland District Council.

The official Notice of Election explains this in more detail.

New Website Goes Live!

Wed 04 Aug 2021 15:43

The Parish Council’s new website has been created with features designed to make the content more accessible to people with a range of disabilities. We hope you’ll find it easy to navigate. We’ll be adding more content over the coming weeks, but if there is anything you would like to see, please let us know.

John Hoyles MBE

Wed 04 Nov 2020 00:35

After a lifetime of public service, John Hoyles has retired from his position on the Parish Council. John has served as a Councillor for more than 40 years and was a popular and long-standing Chairman, whose wit and wisdom will be missed by his fellow Councillors.

Watch Your Speed!

Wed 04 Nov 2020 00:35

The Parish Council has obtained a mobile vehicle-activated sign to monitor traffic speeds around the village. The sign will be moved between a number of designated locations, so look out for it as you drive around and make sure you don’t exceed the limit.