Normanton-on-the-Wolds Parish Council

Parish Tree Wardens [click for details]

Parish Tree Wardens

Rushcliffe Borough Council are looking to appoint tree wardens in local parishes and are appealing for people to contact them to support their aim.

The Borough hope to appoint tree wardens in every parish in their area, and will launch the project at Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington, on Saturday June 22, between 11.30am and 3pm.

Tree wardens can be appointed by their local parish council as the parish contact for all things tree-related in their area. The tree warden's responsibilities would include: reporting early signs of pest, disease and vandalism; as well as gathering information, surveying and recording information about trees important for wildlife and the heritage of the parish; and identifying opportunities to plant more trees. For further information, see Tree Wardens (pdf).

Mr Paul Phillips, the Environmental Sustainability Officer for the Borough, would be happy to pass on more information to anyone interested. He can be contacted on 0115 914 8595.

Date posted: 21 May 2019

Obstructed Footpaths [click for details]

Obstructed Footpaths

Via - Notts County Council are asking local residents to get in touch on 0115 977 4802 if they are aware of any public footpaths on arable land in the parish that are being obstructed by crops.

Senior Rights of Way Officer for the joint partnership, Jane Baines, is anxious to ensure that obstructions do not take place and says they will write to any farmers who do not heed requests to rectify the position where blockages are allowed to occur.

The County Council say that where obstructions do occur they will ask the farmers to remove them or the County Council will carry out the work and charge the farmer for it.

For further information, see Paths on Arable Land (pdf).

Date posted: 20 May 2019

Parish Council Meeting [click for details]

Parish Council Meeting

The next meeting of Normanton-on-the-Wolds Parish Council will be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday 16th July 2019, in the Burnside Memorial Hall, Church Hill, Plumtree.

The Agenda for the meeting and the Minutes of previous meetings will be available on the Agendas and Minutes page of this website.

All village residents are encouraged to attend parish council meetings, where they can raise questions and observations, and suggest items for discussion at a future meeting.


About Normanton-on-the-Wolds Village

old map of normantonNormanton-on-the-Wolds is a small village six miles south-east of Nottingham, in the ecclesiastical parish of Plumtree, with which it has been associated throughout its history.

The name Normanton comes from the Old English Northman + tun, meaning "farmstead of the Northmen or Northern Vikings", and suggests a minority of Norwegian Vikings living in the area. The village can be traced back to at least 1086, as it appears in the Domesday Book under four entries.

The administrative parish of Normanton-on-the-Wolds covers Normanton-on-the-Wolds village and the surrounding farms and houses.

To read more about Normanton-on-the-Wolds, click About Normanton.
 


About this Website

website screenshotThis website contains an overview of Normanton-on-the-Wolds and the following council information, in line with the Transparency code for smaller authorities:

  • descriptions of the Parish Councillors;
  • dates, agendas and minutes of Parish Council meetings;
  • details of Parish Council finance and governance.
     

Contributions

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