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Old Newton with Dagworth & Gipping Parish Council

This continues to be a very challenging time for everyone and the Parish Council hopes you are all staying safe and keeping well.  The latest advice is detailed below from the government webpage.

Help control the virus

To protect yourself and others, when you leave home you must:

  • wash hands - keep washing your hands regularly
  • cover face - wear a face covering over your nose and mouth in enclosed spaces
  • make space - stay at least a metre away from people not in your household

If you are feeling unwell, get a test and do not leave home for at least 10 days.


Monday 17th August 2020 at 8pm - There will be an additional extra planning meeting of the Parish Council.  Members of the public and the press are welcome to attend, but must contact the Clerk for the meeting ID by 6pm on the day of the meeting.

  • DC/20/02995 - Proposal: Householder Planning Application - Erection of a single storey rear extension.  Location: White Cottage, Ward Green, Old Newton.  Comments required by 17th August 2020.
  • DC/20/03161 - Proposal: Householder Application - Erection of single storey extension.  Location: Ivydene Near Old Newton Hall, Sandford Road, Old Newton.  Comments required by 20th August 2020.

Wednesday 2nd September 2020 at 8pm - The next scheduled monthly meeting to continue Parish Council business will be via Zoom.  Members of the public and the press are welcome to attend, but must contact the Clerk for the meeting ID by 6pm on the day of the meeting.

PARISH COUNCILLOR VACANCY – Old Newton with Dagworth

The Parish Council currently has a vacancy for the position of Councillor and the Clerk would like to invite individuals from our parish to volunteer for co-option.  All nominations will be considered but please note that as the majority of our meetings are currently being conducted virtually a basic understanding of computers and information technology and access to a form of an electronic device such as a computer, laptop, ipad or tablet etc is essential.  All applicants will be reviewed and voted for co-option by the Parish Council.  If you are interested in volunteering as a Parish Councillor, please submit your details in writing either by post or email to the Parish Clerk prior to the next meeting of the Parish Council on Wednesday 2nd September 2020.


Following on from the number of complaints regarding our footpaths and green spaces.  The Parish Council have purchased some “Dog Poo” signs in addition to the ones the village hall have purchased for use on the public footpaths, these will be placed near to dog bins on various footpaths around the village in an attempt to remind dog owners that they must pick up after their dogs.  The Parish Council have provided a significant number of dog waste bins around the village and we urge you to use them.  Thank you to those that are doing this, as usual we believe that it is a small minority that are to blame.


The BOB food collections are going very well. The organisers have lots of soup and beans but other donated items are very welcome, there are collection boxes about in the village.  It is envisaged that people will probably use the service more in the coming months.  Please refer any households that would be able to benefit from this service.  They are always available on Thursdays and Saturdays at the Church Institute. The new vicar has done well to get this established and tying in with our community groups and DONG.  Help can be arranged on a completely confidential basis.

Thank you all for continuing to do your bit, adapting to this 'new normal' is hard and the Parish Council do acknowledge and recognise this.  If anyone needs assistance, please contact DONG who are co-ordinating any requests for assistance.  DONG can be contacted on Tel: 07925 959605.

Parish Clerk & RFO:  Karen Hall-Price

Lynwood, Grove Road, Brockdish, Nr Diss, IP21 4JP. 

Tel:  01379 668798 / 07812 105228   Email:



The Crier, our village magazine, will not be published until further notice after the April edition because Gipping Press who print it have closed down. Also the Little Ernie Lottery has been suspended for three months.

The Community Council have postponed their AGM and Committee Meeting from the scheduled date of 20 April to Monday 6 July.














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