It is great to see how well the dogbins are being used. Obviously nearly every dog owner is being responsible in this aspect of keeping our village clean. However, it is regrettable that one or two are still not controlling their pets, to the detriment of the verges and other areas near people’s houses. Please…

Dogs not allowed on playing field

Dogs – We have received  reports of a dog or dog being exercised on the playing field. Please be aware that a dog control order is in force for the field, which is used by children and young people for play and leisure. Dogs are NOT allowed.

Use of excess funds raised for defibrillators

The parish council’s fundraising for a defibrillator for the village raised enough to buy two defibrillators and leave a balance of £300, thanks to residents’ generosity.  The parish council has been considering how best to use the excess, which it has been holding for some time, and would like to apply the monies to help…

Caunton is a winner

Caunton has been judged to be the 2017 Best Kept Village in Nottinghamshire overall, as well as retaining its title of Best Kept Village in Nottinghamshire (population 301-700) first won in 2016. The parish council thanks everyone involved in making and keeping our village so beautiful and the Best Kept Village Group for all their hard work,…

2016-17 Accounting information

Our financial governance and accounting statements are now available to view on the “Our Accounts” page, together with the notice of commencement of the public right to inspect

Best Kept Village Competition 2017 – Caunton is entering

Ready to build on the village’s 2016 success, Caunton is again entering the Campaign to Protect Rural England (Nottinghamshire) Best Kept Village Competition (sponsored by Wilkinsons). You all helped make our village look lovely last year and, with the Best Kept Village Competition Group’s valued commitment and support and another year of collective community effort, the…

Welcome to your new parish councillor

There were four candidates for the role of parish councillor. Following a formal interview process, Mrs Charlotte Webb was unanimously co-opted to the council. The councillors are delighted that the council is back to full strength. All the councillors thank the  three other candidates for their interest in supporting the Caunton community as a parish councillor.