Manton Parish Council

Serving the people of Manton

Clerk: Lawrence Webster
16 Berrybushes, Market
Overton, Rutland LE15 7PQ

Author: Roger Hornby

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Coronavirus - Support available in Manton

Self-isolating? Self-isolating and social distancing may impact on daily activity but together we can minimise problems and help one another out. Lots of Manton residents have come forward to offer help where needed including: Picking up medicine, picking up shopping, posting mail, dog walking, a friendly phone chat. You should have received a postcard in your letter box listing three local volunteers... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 11:43 by Roger Hornby

Tags: Coronavirus, Self-isolating, Volunteers

Village Litter Pick - Sunday 29 March 10.30am

The annual village litter pick to keep our village looking clean and tidy will take place at 10.30 am on Sunday 29 March. Meet at the bus stop lay-by on Lyndon Road opposite Stocks Hill. Hi vis jackets and litter grabbers will be provided. If lots of people take part it takes very little time to make a real difference.

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 14:59 by Roger Hornby

Tags: Parish Council, litter



If you enjoy a good sing song, and can spare 2 hours nine times a year please come and help us! We provide therapy through singing for people living with dementia. We are a happy bunch, and do what we can to give pleasure and musical stimulation. We need a few more helpers, not necessarily singers, at our Oakham gatherings, which take place at the Rutland Care Village. This... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 01 Mar 2020 15:38 by Roger Hornby

Tags: Dementia

Traffic diversion - A6003 closed 22 March 2020

Closure of A6003 for estimated 1 day on 22 March 2020

Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:16 by Roger Hornby

Tags: Public information, traffic

Coronavirus - Public information notice

Public information notice from HM Government and NHS re Coronavirus

Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 17:30 by Roger Hornby

Tags: NHS, Public information, coronavirus

Co-option of a Parish Councillor

Having not received sufficient requests for an election to fill a vacant post on the Parish Council, MPC is now seeking to co-opt a volunteer. See the attached notice and application pack for details. We have provided the application pack as pdf and word documents. (Note that the format when read in word may not be exactly as created depending on the device on which it is viewed.)

Bases for disqualification... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:19 by Roger Hornby

Tags: Councillors, Parish Council, co-option

Parish Council News

Next MPC meeting - Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 7.30pm

Dog fouling. Can all dog owners please remember to clean up after their dogs. Thank you.

Posted: Fri, 31 May 2019 14:45 by Roger Hornby

Tags: Parish Council, planning, vacancy

Manton Garden Club - Wednesday 11 March

Manton Village Hall 7.30pm
Stuart Dixon will be giving a talk " Jersey Royal, Gardens in Jersey". So we assume NOT about potatoes! We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible. Everyone is welcome; Members £3 and Guests £5. Jane Bews

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:01 by Roger Hornby

Tags: Garden club, Village Hall

Bible/Prayer Meeting - Thursday 19 March

The Coach House, Stocks Hill 2.00-3.00 "Meeting God: God is Love"

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:26 by Roger Hornby

Tags: Church

Lent lunches - From 27 February every Thursday until Easter

Lent Lunches in Manton Village Hall will run for the duration of Lent every Thursday until Easter. Any offers of soup gratefully received! All money raised will go to Save the Children. Contact Anne Cowan –

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:30 by Roger Hornby

Tags: Village Hall, lent lunches

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