The Northampton Neighbourhood Policing Team have issued the following statement regarding parking around the Parish
"We have received a number of complaints regarding parking standards on the estates. Please be advised that the team will be looking to check and enforce where appropriate in the coming weeks. Vehicles should, where possible, be parked on allocated driveways / spaces. Commercial vehicles... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:00 by Parish Administrator
Update about the bridge on Banbury Lane towards Northampton:
This information was kindly provided by Rothersthorpe Parish Council who received a fuller update on the repairs to the Banbury Lane Bridge and received a fact sheet on the repairs which is attached to the is post or can be found at
https://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/northamptonshire-highways/roads-and-streets/PublishingImages/Pages/highway-bridges/3284%20Banbury%20Lane-%20Factsheet%20(PDF%20418KB).pdf... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:38 by Parish Administrator
We have been alerted to incidents where stones are being thrown at moving vehicles.
This is clearly a very dangerous act and apart from causing expensive damage to the vehicle, It can cause an accident and endanger road users and pedestrians.
If you know of anyone that could be taking part in this, please contact the Police. Perhaps consider speaking to the young persons and make them aware of the dangers... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:47 by Parish Administrator
M1 Junction 13 to 16 Smart Motorway Programme
Work starts today, 8th August and there is a programme of overnight closures to remove of the existing road markings, installation of temporary signs, temporary road markings and temporary steel traffic barriers along the central reserve.
Please see the attached file for full details
Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:03 by Parish Administrator
An update to the progress of the work to repair the damage to the bridge on the way to Rothersthorpe which has resulted in the temporary traffic lights.
Unfortunately the work is now scheduled to run until 5th November 2018
Posted: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 09:42 by Parish Administrator
A45 - Road closed, police Incident, slow traffic.Road closed and slow traffic due to police incident on A45 Nene Valley Way both ways from A428 Bedford Road (Barnes Meadow Interchange) to A43 Lumbertubs Way Interchange (Riverside). Air ambulance is in attendance on the Westbound carriageway near to Riverside Retail Park.11:15am 16 July 2018
Posted: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:28 by Parish Administrator
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
At the June meeting of the Parish Council on the 6th June we will have a representative from the Community Relations Team, Costain to discuss the work on the M1 to convert it to a Smart Motorway which starts May 2018 to March 2022
Please come along and ask questions or if you can't make it send us your questions
Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:55 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... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:23 by Parish Administrator
There is an increasing problem with youths performing stunts on their bike around the Parish. One local youth has already been spoken to by the police and the police will confiscate bikes.
Northamptonshire Police are carrying out on-going operations to target the problem and will seize bikes from youths where appropriate as well as prosecuting for any offences committed.
With the weather drawing in children... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:55 by Parish Administrator