Exton and Horn Parish Council

Serving the people of Exton and Horn

Clerk: Helen Duckering
3 Ruddle Way, Langham, Rutland
LE15 7NZ

Tel: 01572 759554

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Update from Parish Clerk

Update from Parish Clerk

Dear Residents

EXTON UPDATE – LATEST

Playpark opening

The Exton and Horn Parish Council is pleased to announce that the Play park will be open for use Saturday 3rd August. The wooden skateboard ramp has now been repaired at a cost of almost £2000. It seems the ramp will require regular maintenance on an annual basis of possibly £300 or more; it would be great if users would try and consider... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:11 by Paul Taylor

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Vacancy on the Parish Council

Vacancy on the Parish Council

Would you like to serve your local community and help make decisions about local issues in the Parish of Exton and Horn. Why not apply to be a Parish Councillor?

Following the resignation of Derek Palmer from the Parish Council there is a vacancy. For full details please see the notice below.

If you have any questions about this role please contact Annette Oliver, the Parish Clerk at annetteoliver63@gmail.com... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:11 by Paul Taylor

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Exton Playpark update

Exton Playpark update

Exton Playpark has been closed for some weeks due to the Cornavirus. However, the Parish Council plan to re-open it shortly once repairs have been carried out to the equipment. Users will need to take sensible precautions in using the park due to the risks posed by Covid 19. For further details please see the attached report from the Parish Clerk.

Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:01 by Paul Taylor

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Update from Parish Clerk

Update from Parish Clerk

EXTON AND HORN UPDATE 3rd July 2020

Foodbank
A message from Ali Wainwright – Chair Rutland Foodbank On behalf of the Rutland Foodbank I'm pleased to say thank you to everyone involved in the Community Collections Scheme. No-one could have predicated the situation we find ourselves in and the impact upon our local communities. Already this financial year the Foodbank has helped over 550 people... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 18:08 by Paul Taylor

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Playpark vandalism

Playpark vandalism

It is disappointing to report that while the world is fighting a virus of huge proportions and in this small village people have had their lives turned upside down because of it, a mindless individual has decided this is a good time to shoot air pellets into the slide in the playpark.As soon as the Government advises we may do so then this recreation area will be opened up properly for use and the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:33 by Paul Taylor

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Update from Parish Clerk

Update from Parish Clerk

Just one or two more points to bring to your attention; the non essential shops will open from Monday 15th June and no doubt many of you will be pleased to hear this. Taking advantage of this will however be different with a number of measures in place temporarily to ensure a safe environment for all. Social distancing is of course required and each premises will have their own particular approach... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 14 Jun 2020 15:23 by Paul Taylor

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Food bank

Food bank

I should have added to the update yesterday that unfortunately support seems to have dropped off for the Foodbank box at 20 Stamford Road. I have suggested they collect fortnightly but this week only three items in the box.

Please can I stress there is still a high demand for this serviceand I should have included in update yesterday at present the government has not indicated the voucher system for... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:20 by Paul Taylor

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Vacancy for Parish Clerk

Vacancy for Parish Clerk

The Exton and Horn Parish Council wish to recruit a new Parish Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer sometime before the end of the year, due to the retirement of the present incumbent .

This is a 'part time' occupation, and the hours taken to cover the work involved varies from week to week. A minimum of 6-9 hours per week should be expected and this increases when meetings are being arranged and Agendas... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 09:11 by Paul Taylor

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Update from Parish Clerk

Update from Parish Clerk

Just one or two things to pass on to you after the recent conference call with the RCC, I am sure you are all pleased to know that gradually the lockdown is easing.

Schools

The schools all opened Year 1 and 6, so congratulations to all involved and particularly our own school Exton and Greetham Primary where staff worked so hard to ensure the safety of the pupils following the guidelines and all the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 09:05 by Paul Taylor

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Information for volunteers and voluntary organisations in Rutland

Information for volunteers and voluntary organisations in Rutland

Dear all

The Rutland Community Wellbeing Service has scheduled a series of webinars, and a virtual Volunteer Party to inform and support volunteers and Community Groups across Rutland.Attached below is information about these events, we are keen to make them available to as many people as possible across Rutland. Please could you help us by publicising them on any relevant community or parish council... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 15:35 by Paul Taylor

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