Author: Paul Taylor
A number of events are planned in Exton to celebrate the Plantinum Jubilee of HRH Queen Elizabeth. These include:
Thursday 2nd June 9.00 pm Lighting of Jubilee Beacon at Barnsdale Lodge - all welcome.
Sunday 5th June afternoon 12.30 onwards Picnic on Exton Green - all residents welcome. Toilets available in the Village Hall and the pub will be open.
Sunday 5th June 3.00-5.00 pm Children's party in the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 May 2022 10:00 by Paul Taylor
I wanted to thank everybody who has so generously contributed to the Ukrainian collections via Exton Village Hall. I can safely say they have filled our garage and it took days to sort, label and pack them. So far three estate car loads have been delivered directly onto lorries - some directly for Kharkiv in Ukraine, and others to Ukrainian refugee centres on the Polish border. Villagers in Manton... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 11:36 by Paul Taylor
Exton Village Hall Sunday 24th July 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Bring your entries to the Village Hall SUNDAY 24th July between 09.30am and 12.30pm Drinks & cakes will be served during the Show.
Please support the Village Show See you there!
Full schedule in the April newsletter (available in the Community section of this website).
Posted: Mon, 28 Mar 2022 18:39 by Paul Taylor
On Saturday 19th March at 12.00 on Top Green Exton Lord Gainsborough will be planting a tree donated by the Parish Council to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen. Although the Jubilee will be celebrated in June the tree is being planted now to give it a chance to get established. The tree is a black walnut to match the Millennium Walnut tree on the other side of the green.
All are... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 09:00 by Paul Taylor
In view of the increase in numbers of reported Omicron cases locally it has been decided to cancel the 'T' for Tuesday Tea party in the Exton Village Hall January 11th 2022. The organisers are sorry to disappoint but feel it is better to be safe than sorry.
Posted: Thu, 06 Jan 2022 14:06 by Paul Taylor
Exton Indoor Bowls Club is starting a new season and welcomes new members. See the attachment for details.
Posted: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 13:28 by Paul Taylor
Residents may like to be aware of the following: Network Rail is carrying out work next month to upgrade the surfacing at Oakham level crossing to make it smoother for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. Teams will be removing the current tarmac and rubber surfacing, carrying out track improvements, then installing new rubber panels. Once this vital part of the project to make the level crossing less... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 May 2021 13:09 by Paul Taylor
At the Parish Council Annual Meeting Tommy Cooper was elected as Chairman after agreeing to take over from John Pitts earlier in the year. John has had to resign due to ill health and the Parish Council is grateful for all his hard work for Exton.
Peter McNally was also co-opted onto the Council recently to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Derek Palmer and we welcome him into this new role.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 May 2021 14:29 by Paul Taylor
For the latest Rutland newsletter from Leicestershire Police please see the attachment below.
Posted: Thu, 11 Mar 2021 13:27 by Paul Taylor
Since the government announcement on 22nd February and the roadmap to ease out of lockdown we have been working with our bus operators on re-building our local bus services. Several changes will come into effect from 8th March 2021 including the addition of an earlier journey to the RF2 service in order to assist with getting students into Oakham to meet up with other transport connections. I attach... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 06 Mar 2021 16:22 by Paul Taylor