Weather resilience

Weather Resilience Information Sheet for Normanton on Soar
This weather resilience information aims to reduce the risk of injury or damage to people and property that may result from extreme or adverse weather.
This information sheet has four distinct parts:

  • Reducing the risk
  • Responding
  • Responsibility of residents
  • Contacts and information

This information sheet is available here.

Annual Parish Meeting 2023


Normanton On Soar Parish Council

Annual Parish Meeting 2023

Thursday 25th May at 7.00pm

In the back room of the plough public house

Normanton on Soar residents are invited to the Annual Parish Meeting chaired by the Parish Council Chairman, Dave Smith.

Download agenda here

Are you looking for a new challenge?


Do you want to make a positive difference?

Would you like to influence decisions that affect your community?

2 vacancies exist on the Parish Council due to there not being enough candidates standing for election on the 4th May 2023.

These vacancies can be filled by co-option and the term of office will run from 16th May 2023 until May 2027. To qualify, you must be a British subject, aged over 18 years old, and an elector. You must reside in, or within 3 miles of the Normanton on Soar parish boundary or occupy as owner or tenant any land or premises therein or have your principal or only place of work here, and you must not be disqualified from holding office as a Councillor.

If you are interested in applying, please contact the Parish Office by email ( or call the Parish Clerk on 07776458154.

Download flyer here

Stand for Election to be a Parish Councillor


What does Normanton-on-Soar Parish Council do?
We are ambassadors for Normanton-on-Soar! We have an overall responsibility for the community and its wellbeing. We strive to improve quality of life in the village by delivering services to meet local needs.
Why should I become a local Councillor?
You can be a voice for the community and help to make a real change where it matters through decision making, monitoring, and getting involved locally.
Sounds great! How do I become a Councillor?
To stand for election you must be a British subject, or a citizen of the Commonwealth or the European Union and over 18 years of age. Additionally you have to be one of the following:

  • a local government elector for the council area for which you want to stand
  • have during the whole of the 12 months occupied as owner or tenant any land or other premises in the council area or within 3 miles of it for the whole period
  • have during that same period had your principal or only place of work in the council area or within 3 miles of it for the whole period.

Nomination packs are available from Sue Lewis, Parish Clerk. For more information please email or call 07776 458154.

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Soar Valley Twinning Association

Tall Ships Armada Event - Rouen – Normandy – June 2023

Are you interested in other cultures? Are you interested in old sailing ships?

The Soar Valley Twinning Association have been invited to attend this impressive and prestigious event, from the 15th - 19th June this year, featuring sailing ships from around the world from Galleons and even possibly a Viking Long Boat up to more modern 19th and 20th century ships. Membership of the Association is £ 12 per year. We are compiling a list of people who wish to visit Normandy and attend.

“Twinning” works on reciprocal hosting arrangements. For more information on this and other events and or hosting contact Sheila or Peter on emails: and

or by phone as follows: Sheila:- 01509 568 793 or  07880 606 876   Peter:- 01509 842280 or 07770 128 433


Highway Code: 8 changes you need to know from 29 January 2022

Rules for all types of road users have been updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses.

Click on the Highway Code image below for detailed information.

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Ladies Walking Group 2023

New Calendar of walks for 2023 is now available
Local Ladies walking group that has been running for many years & consists of ladies from various local villages. Originally it was run by the local WI but for past few years it has run independently. The walks take place fortnightly and we cover Monday to Friday so it gives those wishing to walk to be able to get to some of the walks on our program. The walks vary between 3 to 5 miles and usually across countryside locations. The walks are mornings usually finishing with a Light lunch. There is no joining fee. Just need an email address and contact number and we will add you to our mailing list.

Our program is over for 2023. Further information regarding 2024 will be posted here in the new year.

If you would like further further information contact walks co-ordinator or Tel 01509 827028.

Historical information wanted

Information wanted

Dave Smith is currently collating information regarding the history of the village and would be grateful to receive any information, stories, recollections and photographs etc to help compile the records.

If you can help please contact Dave on 07932 643793 or email

Thank you for your help.

Nottinghamshire’s Big Vax-the-Nation Weekend

Nottinghamshire’s Big Vax-the-Nation Weekend

Walk-in Covid-19 jabs for all adults will be available from Friday 25– Monday 28 June in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire as part of Nottinghamshire’s Big Vax-the-Nation Weekend for vaccinations, where all eligible adults can come and grab a first or second jab from 8am-8pm.

Please let your friends and family know that all those eligible for their Covid-19 vaccine will be able to receive a Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine at nine sites across the city and county including:

  • Gamston Community Hall
  • Forest Recreation Ground
  • King's Meadow Campus
  • Richard Herrod Centre
  • Newark Showground
  • Ashfield Health Village
  • Mansfield Wickes site
  • King's Mill Hospital Vaccination Hub
  • Queen's Medical Centre

Those currently eligible include any adult member of the public as well as those who are clinically vulnerable, clinically extremely vulnerable and carers.

All sites will be open from 8am to 8pm from Friday to Monday offering walk-in appointments to anyone eligible for their first or second dose. Second doses will be available for anybody who has had their first jab on or before 30 April.

Exciting new research study

Nottingham University study graphic

Is your child/grandchild aged 8-12 years?

Would they be interested in getting involved in an exciting new research study being carried out by the University of Nottingham?

If the answer is yes, follow this link .