Coxhoe is really looking good this Christmas. We have added the Christmas tree to the usual Christmas lights in the village which has made a real difference and which we have received great feedback. Even better Coxhoe and Quarrington Hill residents and businesses are going to town with their own Christmas lights and decorations making our Parish magical both during the day and after dusk. Thank you to everyone for your contributions.
Coxhoe Scouts are holding a Christmas Fair, fundraising event on 8th December between 10am and 12noon in the Village Hall. The Scouts are supporting two charities – Stray Aid and Great North Air Ambulance as well as raising funds for the Scout Group itself, which does a fantastic job for our children and young people.
There’ll be a range of activities including:
1. Stuff a sleeping bag
2. Guess what’s in the bag
3. Onesie in a pop-up tent
4. Scout balderdash
5. Pin the Necker on the Scout
6. Antler Hoopla
7. Snowball Throw
8. Balloon Chain
9. After 8 Challenge
10. Scout Memory
They are also doing a raffle, lucky dip, craft stalls (made by the Scouts), bric-a-brac, slime stand and teas, coffees and cakes from our Christmas Cafe.
Please come along and join in the fun while supporting two fantastic charities and the Scouts.
If you’d like to participate as a seller at the event, They have table-tops for hire at a cost of £10 per table.For more information or to book a table-top, please contact Paula Prest on 07944242513or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The agendas for the Environment Committee and Finance Committee meetings on the 15th October and the Human Resources Committee on the 17th October are now available online. You can access them from the highlighted links on the committee names.
The folllowing draft minutes have also been made available:
The next monthly meeting of Coxhoe Parish Council is due to take place on Wednesday 3rd October. The meeting starts at 6.30pm in Coxhoe Village Hall. as always, there is a 15 minute opportunity for residents to have their say. All are welcome.
You can access the agenda for the meeting here.
The draft meetings of the previous meeting can be found by clicking on the following link:
We have another new entry on our Local Business and Traders page.
Norma and Ivan Lowther have taken over The Venue at Parkhill and we’ve added the details to our growing business directory. Check out The Venue’s new page and learn what it’s got to offer. Why not get along and enjoy great food and drink while supporting your local enterprises.
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Coxhoe Parish Council would like you to come and celebrate Merchant Navy day at our flag raising ceremony on 3rd Septembe. All residents, especially Merchant Seaman past and present, Sea Cadets and relatives of veterans or serving members of Coxhoe and Quarrington Hill are invited to come along.
We are asking people to gather at the Village Hall from 5.30pm. The Red Ensign Flag will be raised at 6pm to help raise awareness of our reliance on seafarers & shipping as well as honouring our own current serving Merchant Seaman and Veterans. The programme is as follows:
5.50pm – Gather at Flagpole
5.55pm – Honouring our Merchant Seaman – some words from Councillor Stuart Dunn
6.00pm – Raising of the Red Ensign Flag
The Red Ensign will then be flown from the Village Hall Flagpole until Monday 10th September 2018.
Please come along.
Coxhoe United’s fantastic Annual Fun Day is due to take place on Saturday 19th and Sunday the 20th of May this year.
Saturday sees the Under 9,10 and 11 nine a side games and Sunday has the under 7’s five a side games on the Astroturf as well as the Underder 8’s and Under 9’s seven a side games.
Attractions include a Pirate Ship Bouncy Castle, Super Slide, Fairground Rides, Noodles Trailer, Spanish Churro/Waffle Trailer, Sweet Cart, Slush, Teas/coffees & cake, Ice Cream, Arts/Craft Stall, Avec Sportswear Stall plus a visit by TV’s Police Interceptors and a Durham Fire Appliance.
The Parish Council will give sole use of the Village Hall car park to those visiting the Fun Days. More publicity on this will be given during the week leading up to the events!
Why not get along?
Provision of Hanging Basket and Planter Service at Coxhoe and Quarrington Hill for Coxhoe Parish Council – Invitation to tender.
In order to ensure it achieves the greatest value for money for its communities, Coxhoe Parish Council is reviewing the flower and planting service it provides.
We have inviting tenders for the provision and maintenance of hanging baskets and planters. Currently we have a total of 76 hanging baskets and 14 planters in our villages of Coxhoe and Quarrington Hill. You can download our invitation to tender and our draft service agreement from the links below:
The closing date for receipt of tenders was Monday, 30th April at 12 noon. An appointment is shortly to be made.
Check out more opportunities at the Parish Council here.
Our Youth Clubs are not taking place over the Easter period. Find out when they will resume here.