• Next Parish Council Meeting will be on the 5TH JANUARY 2022 at Pineham Barns School at 7.15pm.
  • To contact the Council please email : Clerk@ Hunsburymeadows.org.uk

Tags: Environment

Flood information

Flood information

As people will have seen the flood defences are coping well with planned flooding on to the flood plain at Upton and various culverts and waterways full but coping.

There should not be any flooding to properties with no more significant rain fall forecast. However if there are issues these links will be useful

Flooding resources here from Public Health England.

· Flooding: advice for the public... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:36 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Community, Environment, Flooding, Parish News

Be proud of your town – become a Street Champion

Be proud of your town – become a Street Champion

Residents are being encouraged to show pride in the town by signing up to a new Street Champions Scheme, which is being launched by Northampton Borough Council and Veolia on Thursday 4 April.

The Street Champions Scheme aims to improve the cleanliness of the town's streets and open spaces by encouraging residents to volunteer time to help litter pick and promote responsible behaviour around litter.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 09:43 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Borough News, Environment, Litter Pick, Parish News

Abandoned boat on the canal bank

Abandoned boat on the canal bank

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

Tags: Canal & River Trust, Environment, Parish News

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 recycling... Read More »

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

Tags: Borough News, Environment, 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... Read More »

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

Tags: Environment, Parish News

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... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:04 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Environment, Parish News

Please #rememberhedgehogs on Bonfire Night

Please #rememberhedgehogs on Bonfire Night

With bonfire night and Halloween fast approaching, the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS) is urging people to build bonfires on the day they are to be lit to save hedgehogs and other wildlife from appalling suffering.

This will not only save wildlife from burning to death but will also stop the bonfire from getting soaked should it rain the night before! Fay Vass, Chief Executive of BHPS,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 28 Oct 2017 15:56 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Environment, Parish News, Safety

Basketball hoop

Basketball hoop

The new basketball hoop and goal are completed and ready for action in Banbury Lane playground.

Posted: Tue, 23 May 2017 17:48 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Environment, Parish News

Northamptonshire Local Access Forum

Northamptonshire Local Access Forum

Northamptonshire Local Access Forum

Northamptonshire Local Access Forum are looking to recruit new members.

The main remit of the Forum is to advise the County Council, as well as District and Borough Councils, on the management of the county's public rights of way. The advice of the group is to ensure the continued improvement and protection of public rights of way in Northamptonshire for the purposes... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Mar 2017 08:55 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Environment

National Plant Monitoring Scheme

National Plant Monitoring Scheme

Do you know anyone with an interest in wild plants or who would like to learn more about them? As the weather warms and the days get longer we are looking for people to help us.

The National Plant Monitoring Scheme is helping us to understand what is happening to different habitats across the UK and is set to run for a number of years. The Scheme has been running for two survey seasons and over 900... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:38 by Parish Administrator

Tags: Environment