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Raising funds to re-develop the Alt Centre

The Parish Council has now started fundraising to bring the Alt Centre back in to use. We have posted before about this project, and already received lots of support and kind offers of support, but our main need in the short term now is to raise funds for urgent works to renovate kitchen and communal […]

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Additional night firing, Altcar Training Camp

Please see the attached notice concerning additional night firing on 15th – 17th April:

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Hightown Festival 2019 – “Save the Date”

The Parish Council and festival organising committee is pleased to announce that it will once again be hosting the Hightown Festival. Dates will be Saturday 4th – Monday 6th May. Please keep an eye on the website, Facebook, Twitter, and look out for posters announcing further details. We look forwards to seeing as many of […]

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Notice of Parish and Borough Councillor elections

Please see the notices below advising of upcoming Parish Councillor elections in Hightown, and also for Borough Councillors including the Manor Ward:

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Notification of firing, Altcar Camp, April 2019

Please see the latest notification below for details of firing activity on Altcar Training Camp:

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Night firing update for March – Altcar Camp

Please note that the Training Camp have issued a revised notice for March advising of some night time shooting. Please see the message below for full details:

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Notification of firing, March 2019, Altcar Training Camp

Please see the latest notification below for details of live an dry firing during March 2019:

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Notice of filming at Altcar Training Camp

We have been notified by a TV and film production company that they are filming for a new BBC drama “Years and Years” from 18th – 21st February on land at the Altcar Training Camp. The notification draws residents attention to the fact that around 9pm on Thursday 21st February part of the filming will […]

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Helicopter night flying manoeuvres

Hightown and local residents may have noticed/heard helicopter activity into and out of Altcar Training Camp over the last couple of days.  Through the commandant – Gordon Black we have ascertained that: The helicopters – up to 10 – will be on site until Friday 18 January.  Subject to the exigencies of the MOD exercise, […]

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CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON

26th November 2018:   A reminder that the village christmas lights switch on takes place this Wednesday (28th November, 6.30pm) on the village green. Everyone is welcome, and mulled wine and mince pies will be served as usual. The Salvation Army band will be supporting us once again so bring along your singing voices and […]

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