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Clerk: Mr Lalitkumar Patel
52 Meadow Lane, Little
Houghton, Northampton NN7 1AH

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Wootton Brook Culvert - Towpath Improvements

Wootton Brook Culvert - Towpath Improvements

Monday 18th June to Thursday 21st June

Volunteers from the Inland Waterways Association Northampton Branch in conjunction with the navigation authority, Canal and River Trust, will be carrying out improvements to the canal towpath where it goes over the Wootton Brook Culvert.

The work is also being supported by Network Rail who are bring a group on the Thursday and the IWA's largest sponsor Cummins Power Systems, Daventry.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:40 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Parish News, Canal & River Trust

Temporary Traffic Lights on Banbury lane Bridge

Temporary Traffic Lights on Banbury lane Bridge

The current temporary traffic lights on Banbury lane covering the bridge over the canal and the River Nene are scheduled to last until the end of July 2018

Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:06 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Parish News, Traffic

Bin Collections

Bin Collections

As people may be aware from the 4th June Veolia started it's environmental services contract with Northampton Borough Council.

Waste and recycling collection

From 4 June, Veolia will be working with Northampton Borough Council to make recycling easier: residents will no longer need to separate cans, plastic, paper, cardboard and glass into the individual bins. They can all go in together.

New.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:56 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Environment, Borough News, Parish News

Grass cutting in the Parish

Grass cutting in the Parish

People will be aware that the grass verges and the grass in the playgrounds have got very long and overgrown. The Parish Council is aware of this, but the grass cutting is carried out by the Borough Council who state that:

"Mowing takes place once the grass starts growing usually during the spring and summer. The areas throughout the town are worked on a rotational basis. There is no set quantity of cuts to the grass; however, we aim.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 10:39 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Parish News, Environment

Community Centre and Retail Units at Pineham Village

Community Centre and Retail Units at Pineham Village

At the Parish meeting last night our County Councillor Pinder Chauhan updated the Council on the Community Centre and proposed shops that are being developed in Pineham Village. She forwarded an email containing information on the development and the details are below.

Planning application No. N/2015/0707

Construction of neighbourhood centre comprising:

  • A single storey building for:
  • Posted: Thu, 08 Mar 2018 14:27 by Parish Administrator

    Tags: Parish News, Community Centre

    RSPCA 'very concerned' for animal welfare over 'paracetamol-stuffed meat' in Northampton park

     RSPCA 'very concerned' for animal welfare over 'paracetamol-stuffed meat' in Northampton park

    Can all pet owners please take note that there may be someone who is apparently trying to harm dogs in the Northampton area.

    An incident occurred in Dallington Park, Duston on Sat 24th Feb where a dog walker found a lump of pork on the ground that had been stuffed with a white powder and left for an animal to find.

    https://www.northamptonchron.co.uk/news/rspca-very-concerned-for-animal-welfare-over-paracetamol-stuffed-meat-in-northampton-park-1-8394154.. Read More »

    Posted: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:28 by Parish Administrator

    Tags: Crime, Parish News

    Sixfields Upton - parkrun

    Sixfields Upton - parkrun

    Sixfields Upton parkrun will be holding their inaugural run this Saturday, 24th February 9am to 10am at Upton Country Park. We are expecting up to 500 runners for this 5K event. Obviously with this many runners the park is going to be busy. All runners will be briefed and should be thoughtful of other park users, but it might be worth avoiding the park at this time if you are dog walking. After this week the numbers should go down to a more manageable number.. Read More »

    Posted: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:00 by Parish Administrator

    Tags: Parish News, Parkrun

    Hedge Trimming

    Hedge Trimming

    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

    Tags: Parish News, Environment

    Closure of Banbury Lane

    Closure of Banbury Lane

    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

    Tags: Parish News, Driving, Transport, Traffic

    Keeping your pet safe

    Keeping your pet safe

    After another cat killing and mutilation over the weekend, today Northamptonshire Police have issued a advice on keeping your pets, especially cats safe.

    Officers are also working closely with the Metropolitan Police as well as the RSPCA on an investigation into these crimes in order to bring the perpetrator to justice.

    Here are some tips for keeping your pets safe:

    Posted: Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:56 by Parish Administrator

    Tags: Police, Crime, Parish News