The February 2019 edition of Our News is out now. An earlier edition of the e-newsletter issued today mistakenly contained some small typos. You can download it via our website at:
In this edition, we reveal the theme of this year's Neighbourhood Watch Week in June. We also report from the pre-launch of a new NW force association that will cover the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:03 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council is appealing for volunteers to help with the smooth running of its all-weather Winter Shelter which opened its doors on 14 February and will open every night until the end of March.
The Winter Shelter, which operates from the Hope Centre in Oasis House, is open from 9pm until 7am. Each day, it is staffed by a Team Leader, a Female Support Worker and up to 10 volunteers.
Although... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:56 by Parish Administrator
We are canvassing the opinions of our parishioners on the areas and activities that they think the Parish Council should be focusing on in the coming years.
It is very important that people raise the issues that are concerning them, so we understand what to focus on.
Please remember there are limits on what we can do and over what we have any control or influence/authority over. BUT we can represent... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:19 by Parish Administrator
We are happy to report that the abandoned, derelict boat on the far side of the canal bank, near where to Upton Valley Way East crosses the canal, has been removed.
Our thanks to the IWA (Inland Waterways Association) Northampton Branch and JLL – Property and Asset Management for sorting this problem out
Posted: Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:04 by Parish Administrator
Please tell us your views on future Police and Fire Priorities for Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is updating his Police and Crime Plan and launching a new Fire & Rescue Plan – his first since taking responsibility for Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service in January 2019.
In both plans, Stephen has outlined his priorities for actions... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:20 by Parish Administrator
Discover the best local food and drink all under one roof at the Love Northampton Food Fair on Saturday 2 March.
Taking place in The Guildhall between 10.30am and 3pm, 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, biscuits, wine and vodka.
More than 22 businesses,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:15 by Parish Administrator
Chinese dance, face mask changing and lion dancing are just a few of the highlights visitors can expect at this year's Chinese New Year celebrations.
Taking place at The Deco Theatre on Sunday 10 February between 12pm and 3pm, attendees can expect an afternoon packed-full of traditional entertainment, activities and food.
The celebrations, which are annually organised by The Northamptonshire Chinese... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 13:18 by Parish Administrator
The Police have asked if as many residents as possible could complete the below questionnaire so they can get an accurate picture of what residents want them to concentrate on over the next three months:
Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:57 by Parish Administrator
Northamptonshire Police and the Northampton Anti Social Behaviour Unit have been investigating reports of anti-social behaviour in your neighbourhood and the purpose of this reminder is to ensure that you are fully informed of the situation.
Over recent weeks, we've seen a number of complaints following the misuse of fireworks in a public place (as often happens at this time of year) but sadly one incident... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:40 by Parish Administrator
What you need to know
Action Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls, voicemails, text messages or emails to members of the public purporting to be from HMRC.
The fraudsters state that as a result of their non-payment of tax or other duty, the victim is liable to prosecution or other legal proceedings such as repossession of belongings to settle the balance but can avoid... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:38 by Parish Administrator