Work has started trimming the hedges between the canal and the backs of Samwell Way and Ashpole Spinney.
The work is likely to take 2-3 days so could people please be aware and keep dogs on the lead.
There will be some damage to the grass which is unavoidable but it will soon green up and although the cutting back looks harsh it will recover soon. This is the first time these hedges have been trimmed in 25 years.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:04 by Parish Administrator
We have seen an increase in thefts from vehicles across Northampton. A number of witnesses have described seeing a man on a push bike in the area at the time of the thefts. Please be vigilant and if you see anyone acting suspiciously around vehicles call us on 999. As the owner or driver of a vehicle please ensure when you leave it there is nothing left on display, even a coat or small change in the console will be tempting enough for some to smash a window and see what else they can find.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:39 by Parish Administrator
Shoppers and visitors to Northampton can discover the best of the town's businesses and producers under one roof at the Love Northampton Food Fair on Saturday, 24 February.
Taking place in The Guildhall, the Food Fair will provide a mouth-watering showcase of stalls from local businesses, producers and makers offering dozens of delectable delights such as bread, spices, chutneys, cakes, wine and cider.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:38 by Parish Administrator
It is now 12 months since the nightshelter opened in Northampton.
During its first year, the nightshelter was used every night and provided emergency shelter for more 160 men who had been sleeping rough or were at imminent risk of having to sleep rough in Northampton. By working with local housing providers, it has helped 100 of these men to move on successfully into settled accommodation.
Without.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:44 by Parish Administrator
The Parish Council have been in touch with Northamptonshire Highways regarding the closure of Banbury Lane and received the following.
"We had to shut Banbury Lane under an emergency Temporary Traffic Regulation Order road closure for today only. This is to install a concrete barrier to protect a damaged bridge parapet. Once installed, there will be temporary 2-way traffic lights that will control traffic over both this bridge and the adjacent.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:23 by Parish Administrator
Good afternoon all.
Sadly we have seen a small number of reports of both Dwelling and Non Dwelling Burglaries in the Duston and Upton areas of Northampton.
Please ensure your property is secure, keeping keys out of reach of windows and doors. Please don't forget that the items stored in your garage or shed are just as valuable as the items kept within your home and deserve the same / similar level of security. Please ensure that pedal cycles and.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 16:47 by Parish Administrator
Northampton's emergency night shelter, The Link, In Northampton are currently recruiting for volunteers to assist in the running of the shelter and to help support the guests who use their services
The shelter has accommodated over 150 men and assisted over 90 men into accommodation since opening in February 2017. There are shower facilities, warm beds and breakfast and dinner provided every day of the week for the guests at The Link, as.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:19 by Parish Administrator
The atmospheric 15th century Abington Park Museum will play host to Burns Night celebrations this Friday, 26 January, from 7-10pm, with bagpipes, poetry, canapés and dancing, accompanied by a top live ceilidh band.
Burns Night is the annual celebration of the birthday of eighteenth century Scottish poet Robert Burns, and the date this year falls on what would have been his 258th birthday.
The.. Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:15 by Parish Administrator
New enforcement officers will be on the streets of Northampton from next week to ensure the town stays clean and tidy.
In December, Northampton Borough Council announced that Kingdom Services Group Ltd had been awarded a new environmental enforcement contract.
Staff have been recruited and will be trained during the next week, then they will take up their duties across the town centre.
Cllr Mike.. Read More »
Posted: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:37 by Parish Administrator
Advance notice of the start of the Smart Motorways work on the M1 Junctions 13-16.
initial work will start 22 January 2018 clearing vegetation at the side of the motorway.
The main construction works will run May 2018 to March 2022
Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:17 by Parish Administrator