Wednesday, 23 May 2018

HUTTONS AMBO COMMUNITY EMERGENCY PLAN

The Parish Council has adopted  a Community Emergency Plan to act as a source of basic information for reference in case of any type of emergency.  It can be viewed by clicking:


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Friday, 18 May 2018

ANNUAL MEETING

HUTTONS AMBO

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING


      22nd MAY 2018

Agenda

1 Welcome

2 Approval of minutes

3 Chairman’s report

4 Finance officer’s report

5 Findings from seismic survey consultation

6 Any Other Business


Jem Charles, Clerk to the Parish Council
parishclerk@huttonsambo.com


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PARISH COUNCIL MEETING



A   Meeting   of   Huttons Ambo   Parish   Council
will take  place  in  the  Village  Hall
on Tuesday,  22nd May 2018 after the Annual Parish meeting.

Local residents are invited to attend all Parish Council Meetings.
Copies of the (unadopted) Minutes of Meetings will be posted on the Parish Notice Boards and the Village Website.

Agenda

1 Election of Chairman

2 Welcome, Councillors present, apologies for absence

3 Approval of Minutes

4 Matters Arising
        a) 30 mph speed limit
        b) Ineos seismic survey
        c) Frequency of PC meetings

5 New matters
        a) NYCC Highways Area 4 workshop
        b) Vacancy for new Councillor

6 Planning
        a) New house at Musley Bank
        b) 2 Club Cottages
        c) New units at Malton Enterprise Park

7 Finance  
        a) 2017/18 Audit
        b) Budget progress to 30th April 2018

8 Any Other Business

9 Date of next Meeting
        Provisionally 24th July 2018 at 7.30.

Jem Charles, Clerk to the Parish Council
parishclerk@huttonsambo.com

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Friday, 11 May 2018

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING

Welcomes everyone, on
 Tuesday 22nd May at 7.00pm
in the Village Hall

Please come along to discuss anything that interests or concerns you about life in
 Huttons Ambo.
This is your meeting and you decide what to discuss.  You’ll hear what the Parish Council has been doing on your behalf, and be able to influence its activities in the coming year.

It would help, but is not essential, if you would let the Clerk, Jem Charles, know in advance if there is something you would like to be discussed.


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Wednesday, 4 April 2018

PARISH COUNCIL MINUTES 27th MARCH

HUTTONS AMBO PARISH COUNCIL

DRAFT MINUTES OF MEETING ON

27th MARCH 2018


1.         Welcome, Councillors present & Apologies
Richard Green (Chairman) welcomed Cllrs. Andy Dorman, David Banks, Richard Kershaw and Simon Lealman and Clerk, Jem Charles.  He also welcomed Cllr. Caroline Goodrick and four members of the public. 

2.         Approval of Minutes
Minutes of the January meeting were approved and signed as being a true record.

3.         Matters Arising
a) Community Emergency Plan
A revised draft prepared by Richard G. was agreed and adopted.  Jem will arrange for a link to be posted on the village website.
b) A64 road junctions
There was agreement that, should each agency (Highways England (HE) & NYCC) accept responsibility for one junction, then it was appropriate for HE to maintain Low Lane End as most traffic movements are generated by the A64 and are not local.  Cllr. Goodrick reported that she is in conversation with both and is actively pursuing a solution.  She also reported that she has allocated funds from her limited budget and has tasked NYCC Highways with restoring effective drainage at Barneygate Lane End.  Richard G. thanked her for her continued assistance in both these matters.
c) Mobile Post Office
Jem reported that the internet speed at the village green post had been checked by Openreach and found to be adequate, at least for basic household use though not for existing equipment in the van.  A new router and mobile network aerial system have been fitted which should enable the van to provide a reliable service.
Notification has been received about a reduction in the time for which the van will stop in the village on both days.  Details have been posted on the PC noticeboard.
d)  Freedom of Information – Model Publication Scheme
A revised draft prepared by Richard G. was agreed and adopted.  Jem will arrange for a link to be posted on the village website.
e) War Memorial
Andy had consulted Mr Atkinson (monumental mason) on site and been advised that the discolouration from drips off the oak tree would best be removed by gentle scrubbing without detergent or solvents.  Andy had also made a successful start on the work and will continue.
f) Malton & Norton Neighbourhood Plan
Jem had written to the steering group indicating that no part of the Parish will be included in the Plan, but had received no response.
g) 30mph speed limit
David had written to NYCC Highways but has yet to receive a response.
h) Mike Potter ward meeting
Richard G. reported that he had found the meeting disappointing as it developed into an anti-fracking meeting without addressing how parish councils might respond to current proposals regarding seismic surveys.

4.         New Matters
a) Ineos seismic survey
Landowners who hold more than 10 acres have been asked to grant access licences to Ineos to conduct a seismic survey.  The Council has been asked for advice concerning how the community feels about the proposed survey.  It was agreed that the Council should seek to ascertain the views of Parishioners to be able to formulate and express a Community view.  This would be of significant value to individual landowners as well as the Council in representing residents collectively.  David will draft a consultation letter, with Richard G. (and others as necessary), which will be distributed to all households by mid-April.

5.         Planning
a) New House at Musley Bank
Awaiting determination
b) Detached outbuilding at 2 Club Cottage
Council decided that a site visit was required.  Jem will contact RDC to arrange a revised comment deadline.

6.         Finance
a)  Budget progress
The report to 28th February was considered to show that the position was acceptable.  Richard G. had been in discussion with Richard Wainwright and about possible road sweeping.  It was agreed that the terms suggested by were reasonable.  Richard G. will ask for this work to be carried out at their convenience.

7.         Any Other Business
a)  Andy asked whether there was any requirement for Council meetings to be held every 2 months.  Jem will ascertain the relevant regulations, and this will be discussed at a future meeting.

8.         Date of Next meetings
Tuesday 22nd May 2018 and, provisionally, 24th of July 2018 at 7.30pm.  The Annual Parish Meeting will also be held on the 22nd of May at 7.00.


Jem Charles, Clerk to the Parish Council
parishclerk@huttonsambo.com




Signed:…………………………………………….(Richard Green, Chairman)

Date: ……………………………..



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Saturday, 24 March 2018

CORRECTION

The Notice of the Parish Council Meeting gave the wrong date.  This has been corrected to the 27th of March.  Apologies.

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Friday, 23 March 2018

NOTICE OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING


A   Meeting   of   Huttons Ambo   Parish   Council
will take  place  in  the  Village  Hall
on Tuesday,  27th March 2018 at 7.30.

Local residents are invited to attend all Parish Council Meetings.
Copies of the (unadopted) Minutes of Meetings will be posted on the Parish Notice Boards and the Village Website.

Agenda

1        Welcome, Councillors present, apologies for absence

2          Approval of Minutes

3        Matters Arising:
a)      Community Emergency Plan
b)      A64 road junctions
c)       Mobile Post Office
d)      Freedom of Information – Model Publication Scheme
e)      War memorial
f)        Malton & Norton Neighbourhood Plan
g)      30mph speed limit
h)      Mike Potter ward meeting

4        New matters:
a)      Ineos seismic survey

5          Planning:
a)    New house at Musley Bank
b)    2 Club Cottages

6          Finance:      
a)    Budget progress to 28th February 2018      

7        Any Other Business

8        Date of next Meeting

          Provisionally 22nd May 2018 after the Parish Meeting


Jem Charles, Clerk to the Parish Council


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Monday, 26 February 2018

Village Hall Booking Calendar Available Online

To help you to plan your village events you can now view the Village Hall Booking Calendar on the website, click the link at the top of the right sidebar or click on the 'Village Hall Booking Calendar' tab above or follow the link below:

Booking Calendar




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huttonsambo.com email problems solved

I'm happy to say that the email issues with huttonsambo.com appear to have been resolved at last.

If you have an @huttonsambo.com email address and you don't appear to be getting any email through it, please let me know and I'll go back to the hosting company.

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

huttonsambo.com email problems

If you use a huttonsambo.com email address then you might not be receiving any email through it.

Last Wednesday the hosting company who maintains the huttonsambo.com domain 'upgraded' to a new platform. Since then all email sent via @huttonsambo.com email addresses appears to have stopped working. I've placed a support request with the hosting company but not heard anything back yet.

If you're expecting anything critical it might be worth getting in touch with the sender and ask them to use your ISP email account instead.

At this point I don't even know if the forwarded email will eventually filter through or will simply have been discarded at the hosting company's end.

Apologies for the inconvenience.

If you know someone who uses an @huttonsambo.com email address, can you please pass this on, as I can't even access the list of huttonsambo.com users at the moment.

It's a mess folks, please be patient...


Edit: 26/02/2018 this now seems to be sorted.


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Friday, 9 February 2018

MINUTES OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING - 30th JANUARY 2018

HUTTONS AMBO PARISH COUNCIL

DRAFT MINUTES OF MEETING ON
30th JANUARY 2018

1.         Welcome, Councillors present & Apologies
Richard Green (Chairman) welcomed Cllrs. Andy Dorman, David Banks and Simon Lealman and Clerk, Jem Charles.  He also welcomed one member of the public.

2.         Approval of Minutes
Minutes of the November meeting were approved and signed as being a true record.

3.         Co-option of new Councillor
It was unanimously agreed that Richard Kershaw should become Councillor and he was welcomed as he duly took his seat.

4.         Matters Arising
a)  Community Emergency Plan
Richard presented a draft plan based on a template provided by NYCC.  Concerns were expressed about the amount of personal data that appeared to be required particularly in light of the new General Data Protection Regulations.  There was also uncertainty regarding the intended target audience for any Plan and where copies would be kept.  Councillors will study the draft and submit suggestions to Richard G. by the 2nd of March.
b)  A64 road junctions 
County Councillor Caroline Goodrick had raised this issue with Highways Agency and NYCC Highways but a substantive response is still awaited.  Jem will write to Cllr. Goodrick on 15th February if nothing further is heard. 
c)  Mobile Post Office
Jem outlined communications with the Post Office Network Area Manager and explained that the problem appears to have been recognised and action being taken.  Jem will continue to liaise with the Post Office.
d)  Freedom of Information – Model Publication Scheme
Richard presented a draft based on the model scheme published by the Information Commissioner’s Office.  In order to shorten the length of the Huttons Ambo scheme, Richard will investigate whether information which is included in the model scheme, but which we do not hold, is required to be referenced.  As above it was felt that personal data should be kept to a minimum.  Councillors will study the draft and submit suggestions to Richard G. by the 2nd of March.
e)  War memorial
Councillors had inspected the monument, studied advice from bodies such as English Heritage and sought advice from a monumental mason.  It was considered that the condition probably did not warrant the damage caused even by gentle cleaning at present but that Andy will arrange for an inspection by the mason.
f)   Malton & Norton Neighbourhood Plan
            It was much regretted that the Council had only been asked to comment on a draft plan despite having agreed that it would be involved in plan preparation as a condition of any part of the parish being covered by the plan.  It was also unacceptable that only 6 weeks over Christmas had been allowed for feedback.  There was a general feeling that the preparation of the plan had been so mismanaged that the Council should not be involved and the part of the York Road Industrial Estate within the parish should not be covered by the plan.
It was agreed, however, that Jem will write to the M&NNP committee chair requesting that the Council be given sufficient time for meaningful input and that the public consultation be postponed until any agreed amendments to the plan are made.  It will be made clear that the alternative is that no part of the parish will be included in the plan.
g)  Transparency Code for Smaller Councils
Jem reported that the grant application had been approved.  Jem will purchase the equipment approved and arrange any training.

4.         New Matters
a) 30mph speed limit
It was agreed that many vehicles were driven at excessive speed, particularly along Back Lane and Buck Lane and that measures to calm traffic were desirable.  Installation of drive-over kerbs had exacerbated the problem.  David will write to NYCC Highways to explore what options might be achievable.

5.         Planning
a)  Hydramotion
Awaiting determination
b)  New House at Musley Bank
Awaiting determination
c)  Change of use of unit at Malton Enterprise Park
Jem will respond that the Council has no observations and is happy for approval to be granted.

6.         Finance
a)  Budget progress
            The report to 31st December was considered to show that the position was satisfactory.
b)  Draft budget 2018/19
It was agreed that the proposed budget was appropriate.  A number of suggestions were made for modest additional expenditure on items that residents will notice including planting native spring bulbs, road sweeping and installation of a bench beside the Public Footpath overlooking the Derwent.  Councillors will prepare costed proposals for consideration at the next meeting.
c)  Implications of new data protection regulations
David reported that, as the only relevant data held is that pertaining to the Clerk and that it is under his control, the regulations will not affect the Councils obligations.

7.         Any Other Business
a)  Richard G reported that Mike Potter, RDC Councillor, had suggested that he might hold a Ward meeting and asked for items for the agenda.  Councillors will tell Jem by 16th Feb. if they might be interested in attending, or to suggest items.

8.         Date of Next meetings
Tuesday 27th March 2018 and, provisionally, 22nd of May 2018 at 7.30pm.  The Annual Parish Meeting will also be held, provisionally, on the 22nd of May at 7.00pm.

Jem Charles, Clerk to the Parish Council
parishclerk@huttonsambo.com


Signed:…………………………………………….(Richard Green, Chairman)

Date: ……………………………..



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Tuesday, 23 January 2018

NOTICE OF PARISH COUNCIL MEETING



A   Meeting   of   Huttons Ambo   Parish   Council
will take  place  in  the  Village  Hall
on Tuesday,  30th January 2018 at 7.30.

Local residents are invited to attend all Parish Council Meetings.
Copies of the (unadopted) Minutes of Meetings will be posted on the Parish Notice Boards and the Village Website.

Agenda

1        Welcome, Councillors present, apologies for absence

2         Approval of Minutes

3        Co-option of new Councillor

4        Matters Arising:
a)      Community Emergency Plan
b)      A64 road junctions
c)       Mobile Post Office
d)      Freedom of Information – Model Publication Scheme
e)      War memorial
f)        Malton & Norton Neighbourhood Plan
g)      Transparency Code for Smaller Councils

5        New matters:
           a)      30mph speed limit for village

6          Planning:
a)    Hydramotion
b)    New house at Musley Bank
c)     Change of use of unit at Malton Enterprise Park

7        Finance:      
a)    Budget progress to 31st December 2017
b)    Implications of new data protection regulations
c)     Proposed draft budget 2018/19

9        Any Other Business

10      Date of next Meeting
          Provisionally 27th March 2018 at 7.30pm


Jem Charles, Clerk to the Parish Council

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North Yorkshire County Council - Road gritting

 North Yorkshire County Council provide online information on planned road gritting and which routes will be gritted.

Follow this link to view the latest status of road gritting and to see which roads and footpaths will be covered.

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Monday, 22 January 2018

Huttons Ambo Village Hall – available for private functions and meetings

Huttons Ambo Village Hall – available for private functions and meetings 

Bookings – contact Maggie Stone:






The Village Hall is now wi-fi enabled thanks to Beeline Broadband and we also have PA, projector, screen, hearing loop, basic staging as well as a clean and cosy environment.

The hall is cleaned weekly to make sure that it is kept in good condition.

Residents and village groups get a discount on rental and all we ask in return is that everyone leaves the hall in the state they would like to find it.

If you are looking for a venue for a party, a club, a meeting or social – please get in touch. Full details are below.

Please make use of our wonderful hall to make sure we can cover our running costs going forward.

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General Information & Updates for 2018

 Quiz Night – Next date to be confirmed

Youth Club News

The Youth Club would welcome volunteers for the management committee.
Youth club is on a Friday at the Village Hall from 7.00- 8.30 pm unless you are at secondary school and then its 9pm.

If you would be willing to volunteer in supporting sessions or on the management committee please get in touch with Denise and she will pass your details on to Chris Geeson the Youth Club Lead Worker.

Produce Show

Date for 2018 –Saturday August 4th.
The committee are meeting on February 6th at 7.30 in the village hall and would welcome suggestions for categories or new ideas.

Any any ideas or comments please contact Denise:





Meeting Point

Next meeting March 24th 2018
12-2pm in the Village Hall – All welcome

Book Club

Next meeting 31st January at 11am at Jackie’s (White Cottage)
Book chosen is “When Breath becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi. This book is a New York Times best seller.
February  28th Meeting a Jo’s at 11am. Book details to follow.

Church Services in January

Sun 21st Jan 11am    St Margaret’s Church Holy Communion

Wanted:

  • Volunteers for the Choir - no experience necessary
  • People to take part in developing a village history group

Crafting at Kemps

Kemps regularly donate prizes to benefit the villiage show and the village hall via quiz nights .
They are running a Spring Crafting Programme  and have places available for the following  :

Beaded Jewellry     January 31st

Writing workshop - Faithfully and Sincerely     March 7th

Writing Workshop – Strange and Wonderful - exploring the haiku     March 31st

For more information:

 or call in the shop in Malton .




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Saturday, 9 December 2017

PARISH COUNCIL DRAFT MINUTES - 28th NOVEMBER


1.         Welcome, Councillors present & Apologies
Richard Green (Chairman) welcomed Cllrs. Andy Dorman and David Banks and Clerk, Jem Charles.  He also welcomed Cllr. Caroline Goodrick (NYCC).  No members of the public attended.  Cllr. Simon Lealman was detained but joined the meeting during discussion of Item 3d.

2.         Approval of Minutes
Minutes of the October meeting were approved and signed as being a true record.

3.         Matters Arising
a)  Councillor vacancy
Jem reported that there had been no requests that an election be held and that notices had been posted asking for anyone interested to contact the Council.  No Councillor, nor the Clerk, has been contacted, so Richard asked all Councillors to raise the subject with anyone they feel might be interested.
b)  Community Emergency Plan 
It was agreed that a brief plan might be of benefit.  Richard will begin preparation making use of templates supplied by Grace Lawes (NYCC).
c)  A64 junctions – maintenance responsibilities
Richard presented copies of road plans supplied by NYCC Highways depicting the limit of maintenance responsibility as they understand.  Caroline Goodrick undertook to raise the issue, and to seek agreement between Highways England and NYCC Highways at the next Ryedale Area Committee meeting on 11th December.
d)  Mobile Post Office
Jem reported that the van was to be equipped with a new system which should make it better able to cope without a usable broadband connection.  The Post Office is also trying to set up a meeting, on site, with engineers from Openreach and TalkTalk as well as themselves and Jem.
e)  A64 pedestrian safety
Richard said that the report drawn up by the Action Group has been submitted to Highways England who have stated that it will be considered.  They will not begin to look at the issues until reports from the police and coroner have been received.
f)   Village maintenance
Jem has asked Mark to clear the pavement and gutter along Back Lane between the Low and High villages.
g)  Freedom of Information – Model Publication Scheme
Richard said that a publications scheme was a legal requirement.  He will start work drafting a scheme and forward it to Jem to review.
h)  Leader Grant
Richard has established that funding for broadband is not available.

4.         New Matters
a) War memorial
A request for cleaning has been received.  Councillors will inspect and consider the most appropriate means of returning the monument to an appropriate condition.
A suggestion has also been made that thought should be given to marking the centenary of the end of the Great War in 2018.  This was considered worthy of support but it might be organised by others rather than the Parish Council.
b)  Malton & Norton Neighbourhood Plan
A consultation paper has been received.  General dissatisfaction was felt that the Parish Council had not been involved, despite previous discussions and agreement.  Jem will draft a response for consideration by Councillors.


c)  Ryedale Local Plan
It was noted that no extension of the York Road Industrial Estate was proposed.  Councillors will study the Plan and let Jem have any comments by 14th December.
d)  Transparency Code for Smaller Councils
Central Government funding for IT equipment to enable Councils to comply with legislation will come to an end in March 2018.  Jem explained that he was happy to continue to use his own computer but that any future clerk may not be able or willing to do so.  Jem will investigate the funding available and prepare an application.
e)  Ryedale Action Yorkshire
The Council will renew subscription.  Jem will arrange the necessary payment.

5.         Planning
a)  Hydramotion
Revised plans have been submitted but the Council has yet to be consulted.  Jem will ascertain the current position.
b)  Unit 6 Malton Enterprise Park
Approved

6.         Finance
a)  Budget progress
            The report to 31st October was considered to show that the position was satisfactory.
b)  Precept
It was agreed that the precept should remain unchanged for 2017/18.  David will look at the implications of new data protection regulations.

7.         Any Other Business
            No matters raised

8.         Date of Next meeting(s)
Tuesday 30th January 2018 and, provisionally, 27th of March at 7.30.


Jem Charles, Clerk to the Parish Council
parishclerk@huttonsambo.com




Signed:…………………………………………….(Richard Green, Chairman)

Date: ……………………………..



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Friday, 8 December 2017

Father Christmas to visit Meeting Point?

Meeting Point 9th December

Meeting Point with Roast Turkey from 12 noon this Saturday in the Village Hall.

And Father Christmas paying a visit around 1.30pm, it is rumoured!!!

Accompanied Carols too!


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Tuesday, 5 December 2017

PLANNING APPLICATION 16/01640/FUL - HYDRAMOTION


The Parish Council has received notice of a revised application for alterations at Hydramotion on Seven Street, York Road Industrial Estate.  Comments have been requested by Ryedale District Council by the 19th of December 2017.

The application can be inspected at Ryedale House or at http://www.ryedale.gov.uk/residents/planning/view-a-planning-application.html by entering the application number.

If you have any comment please submit them directly to Ryedale District Council or contact one of your Parish Councillors.

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Thursday, 23 November 2017

NOTICE & AGENDA - PARISH COUNCIL MEETING - 28 NOVEMBER


A   Meeting   of   Huttons Ambo   Parish   Council
will take  place  in  the  Village  Hall
on Tuesday,  28th November  2017 at 7.30.

Local residents are invited to attend all Parish Council Meetings.
Copies of the (unadopted) Minutes of Meetings will be posted on the Parish Notice Boards and the Village Website.

Agenda

1 Welcome, Councillors present, Apologies for Absence

2 Approval of Minutes

3 Introduction of NYC Councillor Caroline Goodrick

4 Matters Arising:
        a) Councillor vacancy
        b) Community Emergency Plan
        c) A64 road junctions 
        d) Mobile Post Office
        e) A64 pedestrian safety
        f) Village maintenance

5 New matters:
        a) War memorial
        b) Malton & Norton Neighbourhood Plan
        c) Ryedale Local Plan consultation
        d) Transparency code for smaller councils – grants
        e) RAY

6 Planning:
        a) Hydramotion
        b) Unit 6 Malton Enterprise Park - approved

7 Finance:
        a) Budget progress to 31st October 2017
        b) Precept 2018/19

9 Any Other Business

10 Date of next Meeting
Provisionally 30th January 2018 at 7.30pm


Jem Charles, Clerk to the Parish Council
parishclerk@huttonsambo.com


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Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Pantomine - Tue December 19th 2017 - Huttons Ambo Village Hall

Pantomine - Tue December 19th at 6pm - Huttons Ambo Village Hall

 
 
Cinderella by Pocket Panto - same company as last year
 
Adults £7.50 and Children (16 and under) £5.50
 
Tickets bookable in advance info@huttonsambo.com or 01653 699769
 
VOLUNTEERS to provide refreshments at panto required....... maybe mince pies and mulled wine.
 
Any profits after hall, expenses and panto paid for will for to Huttons Ambo Community Collective to support village groups.
 
If you can help please contact info@huttonsambo.com
 
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