East Stoke with Thorpe Parish Council
Thorpe and East Stoke are two villages situated in the countryside southwest of Newark and about a mile off the A46 Fosse Way.
Cllr Mary Cherry-Downes
Telephone: 01636 525 221
Cllr Mike Lyon
2 Humber Lane
Telephone: 01636 525 264
Cllr Val Pope
Stoke Wharf Farm
East Stoke, Newark
Telephone: 01636 525852
Mobile: 07505 455941
Cllr Karen Davys
Model A Hideaway,
School Lane, East Stoke,
Cllr Linda McCarthy
The Granary, Thorpe,
Mobile: 0755 7739 553
The Old Farmhouse,
Cllr Adrian Lee
Grange Farm Cottage
Mobile: 07976 379969
All councillors must declare any private interests that may cause conflict when making council decisions. See the councillors' register of interest (PDF File, 4,633kb).
Download a List of members (PDF File, 19kb).
District and County councillors
Find your district councillor (Farndon and Fernwood)
Find your county councillor on the Nottinghamshire County council website
Latest agendas and minutes
24 November 2021 (PDF File, 559kb)
Financial and other information
Audit 2020 (PDF File, 4,196kb)
Asset Register 2020 (PDF File, 615kb)
East Stoke Notice of Public Rights for Audit 2019-20 (PDF File, 116kb)
Excess of £100 2020 (PDF File, 237kb)
Standing Orders (PDF File, 64kb)
Exercise of Public Rights 2021/2022 [17kb]
If you would like to view previous agendas, minutes or financial information, please contact the Parish Clerk.
Speed check team needed
The parish council are looking to set up a speed check team to try to alleviate the speeding traffic through East Stoke.
They would like to have two teams of three volunteer residents to help.
If you think you would be able to help, they have been advised that they can access a 30 minute training session to set them up.
Please contact the following if you are interested:
Val Pope: 01636 525852, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Elliott, Clerk: 0115 937 6506, email@example.com
Crops Obstructing Footpaths
Notts County Council are asking local residents to inform them at 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 blockage are allowed to occur.
The County 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.
Report a Problem With a Public Right of Way
WI hall on Schoool Lane
East Stoke with Thorpe Parish Council are investigating the future ownership and use of the WI hall on School Lane at East Stoke following a decision by the Institute to disband.
The Hall was built in 1937 and has been the only public building in the two villages since then apart from the parish church. As well as it being used for WI meetings and their activities, it is used by the parish council for their meetings and occasionally for village events such as parties, etc.
The land on which the hall stands is owned by a charity.
The parish council are interested in being involved in the future of the hall and are making enquiries as to the possibility of this.
Clerk Mike Elliott who can be contacted on 0115 9376506 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org would be happy to receive any comments from residents on the subject.
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