With the darker nights drawing in, don't forget about your home security.
Many burglaries are committed by opportunist thieves who simply enter homes through open windows or unlocked doors. Improving your home security is the best way of reducing the chance of being burgled and, for a relatively low cost, you can protect your property and make it difficult for a burglar. Look at your home through a... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:27 by Parish Administrator
Northamptonshire's Police and Crime Commissioner and Chief Constable are setting up their stall in Northampton and Corby to meet local people and hear what they have to say about policing in the county.
On Friday, November 16, Stephen Mold and Nick Adderley will be in the lower mall of the Grosvenor Centre, Northampton, between 11.30am and 1.30pm. Everyone is invited to drop in for a chat, to ask questions... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:49 by Parish Administrator
We have been forwarded this below information from the Rothersthorpe Community Facebook page
An Update from Northamptonshire Highways:
BANBURY LANE, ROTHERSTHORPE STRUCTURE 3284
PROPOSED PARAPET RECONSTRUCTION WORKS
I write to inform you that Northamptonshire Highways are planning to carry out maintenance work on a the above structure.
It is intended to remove the damaged parapet from the embankment, rebuild... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:35 by Parish Administrator
Concern about cold callers at residential addresses within the area.
Most people who call at your home will be genuine but sometimes someone may turn up unannounced, with the intention of trying to sell you something or maybe trick their way into your home.
If someone calls on you:
LOCK - keep your front and back doors locked, even when you are at home.
STOP - before you answer, stop and think if you are... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:48 by Parish Administrator
Police officers in Northamptonshire are issuing a warning to people across the county about a recent spate of handbag and purse thefts.
The incidents have taken place in Northampton, Kettering and Corby and have happened mostly in supermarkets with the criminals mainly targeting elderly women.
Paul Golley, Crime Prevention Team Leader, said: "It takes a real low-life to follow elderly people around a... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:44 by Parish Administrator
Take an enchanted walk through a town centre Winter Wonderland as we celebrate Christmas in Northampton this November and December.
The festivities begin on Saturday, 24 November 2018 on the Market Square as we illuminate the town during the annual Christmas lights switch-on. Heart FM kick celebrations off at 2pm, with fun musical performances from the casts of Royal & Derngate's Peter Pan and the... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:41 by Parish Administrator
With so many displays planned for this weekend and Bonfire Night, people across Northamptonshire are being reminded about laws and safety tips surrounding fireworks use.
Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service hope everyone enjoys their Bonfire Night celebrations but ask thatsafety steps aretaken to avoid potential injuries.
Inlaw, no one under the age of 18 can buy fireworks.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 17:01 by Parish Administrator
The Parish Council have been in touch with Northampton Highways regarding the repairs to the bridge over Banbury Lane and they have responded that the works will be carried mid-January 2019. In order to carry out the works this will involve closure of Banbury Lane and diversion. At present it is believed that this will be the following:
Banbury Lane will be closed in both directions to allow for the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 16:16 by Parish Administrator
As people may be aware a small group of Travellers on the slip road off Banbury Lane, just past the temporary traffic lights. The Countywide Traveller Unit has been contacted and they have responded to say that that the land in question is still adopted highway land and as such is under the control of Northamptonshire County Council.
This means that it falls within the responsibility of the Countywide... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 16:00 by Parish Administrator
Northampton will honour members of the armed forces who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a Remembrance Day parade, service and activities on Sunday, 11 November. This is a particularly special year, as 2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War.
The day will begin at 9.30am, when the Northampton Pipe Band and the Air Training Corps Band lead a parade of veterans on a march... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 16:12 by Parish Administrator