Category Archives: Claxton Pits Trust

Background to the Pits Trust

Charity Number 243172 (see link at foot of page). The Claxton Parish Pit Charity (the Pits Trust) was registered with the Charity Commissioners in July 1965.  Its origins date back to the Enclosure Acts when parishes were invested with properties … Continue reading

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Annual Report of Claxton Parish Pit Charity April 2017

Membership: Roland Kaye, Chair and independent member (ends April 2017) David Bissonnet, Chair and independent member (from April 2017) Pat Clare, Secretary and Chair of Parish Council Mike Balmer, Treasurer, Independent Mary Button, Parish Councillor Paul Carter, representing Church Jason … Continue reading

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Pits Trust END YEAR Financial Statement for 2016-17

The full but unaudited accounts for the year ending 31 March 2017 are shown below.

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Ducan’s Marsh Workday – job done!

The weather was kind and the sun shone for much of the morning when a volunteer working party from the Pits Trust and the Wildlife Group turned up at Ducan’s Marsh to transport and install a large number of even … Continue reading

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Ducan’s Marsh Open Day 2016 – Sunday 19 June

As foreshadowed in the recent village newsletter Claxton Pits Trust in conjunction with the South Yare Wildlife Group will be holding another Open Day at Ducan’s Marsh on Sunday 19 June between 11am and 3pm.  See the poster below for details. … Continue reading

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Annual Report of Claxton Parish Pit Trust April 2016

Membership: Roland Kaye, Chair and independent member Pat Clare, Secretary and Chair of Parish Council Mike Balmer, Treasurer Independent Mary Button, Parish Councillor Paul Carter, representing Parochial Church Council Jason Cantrill, Parish Councillor David Hamblin, Parish Councillor Kevin Parker, Independent … Continue reading

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Pits Trust END YEAR Financial Statement for 2015-16

The full but unaudited accounts for 2015-16 are shown below. 

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Open Day at Ducan’s Marsh, Sunday 21 June 2015, 10am-4pm

In conjunction with the Claxton Pits Trust, the South Yare Wildlife Group is holding an Open Day at Ducan’s Marsh, Claxton, from 10am to 4pm on Sunday 21st June. The Pits Trust owns the marsh and SYWG have been helping … Continue reading

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Claxton’s Village Sign – not long now …

As you can see from the photo (right), the large oak which will be carved to make the Village Sign was lowered into position on 6 February, under the watchful eyes of Parish Council Chairperson Pat Clare, and Claxton Pits Trust Chairman, … Continue reading

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