Serving the people of Roade

  • The next Community Events Committee Meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Tuesday 17th January at Roade Library
  • The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday 12th December at 7pm in St Mary's Church Hall
  • The next Community Safety Committee Meeting will be held at 7.15pm on Monday 5th December at Roade Library
  • The next F&GP Meeting will be held on Tuesday 24th January at 7.30pm, at the Parish Office

News

Current Vacancy - Additional Village Technician Wanted

Additional Village Technician Wanted

Roade Parish Council would like to invite contractors to tender for the role of Village Technician. This role is to complement and support the existing services already provided by our loyal and long serving village technician.

Indicative time commitment is approx. 16 hours per month.

The successful contractor will: -

  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Be reliable and responsive... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 13:18 by Victoria Horton

Tags: News

M1 junction 13 - 16 upgrade scheme - continuation of phased opening

Please see the information below from National Highways regarding progress on the second and third sections of the upgraded M1 motorway between junctions 13 and 16:

On Monday 5 December, a 4.2-mile section north of junction 14 (from Newport Pagnell services) will be opened. A further 4.5-mile section up to junction 15 (Northampton) is set to open in early 2023. Together these make up the second section... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:03 by Victoria Horton

Tags: News

Road Closure - Ashton Road - 28th November - 8th December

Road Closure - Ashton Road - 28th November - 8th December

It has been brought to our attention that Ashton Road is currently closed. One.network has advised that it will be closed until 3pm on Thursday 8th December to enable Network Rail to complete work.

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 09:58 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

Accessibility Review for footpaths around Roade - Please give us your feedback

Roade Parish Council are asking residents for their views on the accessibility of Roade. If there is a footpath or an area that causes access issues, we want to hear.

Cllr Reilly gives her view as to why this review is important;

At various Council events throughout the year, I have been speaking with residents regarding their difficulties accessing parts of the village and I am appalled at some of... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 08:39 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Consultation, community

Welcome to the village

Welcome to the village

Chairman of the Parish Council, Cllr Lorne Murray formally met and welcomed Raj and Abi, the new owners of Roade Post Office to the village on Saturday.

The Parish Council would like to wish them every success in their new venture and welcome them to the village.

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:42 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Community

Freedom of the Parish

Freedom of the Parish

Cllr Lorne Murray presented John Marshall with a Freedom of the Parish award on Saturday 26th November during the Christmas lights switch on event at Roade Community Library.

The Freedom of the Parish is the highest award that a Parish Council can bestow on an individual for services rendered to the community. The award carries no powers, rights or privileges, however those who receive the honor are... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:26 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Community

Christmas Tree Light Switch On - Tomorrow (Saturday 26th November)

Christmas Tree Light Switch On - Tomorrow (Saturday 26th November)

Join us tomorrow from 6pm at Roade Community Library for our Christmas Tree Light Switch on Event.

Posted: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 10:30 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Community

Community Christmas Tree has arrived

Community Christmas Tree has arrived

This year's Community Christmas Tree has arrived and will be decorated on Saturday morning at 10am (anyone wishing to assist would be more than welcome to join us).

Then join us from 6pm on Saturday 26th November at Roade Community Library for our Christmas event:

📜 John Marshall will be formally awarded his Freedom of the Parish award

🎶 Roade Community Choir will be singing carols/Christmas songs... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 14:39 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Community

Neighbourhood Police Team - Evening Drop ins

Neighbourhood Police Team - Evening Drop ins

The local Neighbourhood Police Team currently run drop in surgeries at Roade Community Library and the beat bus also visits Roade Village Hall monthly.

They are aware that many residents work during the day, so are looking into providing some evening online 'drop in' sessions via Microsoft Teams. Residents will be given an appointment to attend these online drop in sessions - further information will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 13:28 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Police

Flare Report App Launched - allowing women/girls to report incidents/behaviour that makes them feel unsafe

Flare Report App Launched - allowing women/girls to report incidents/behaviour that makes them feel unsafe

Northamptonshire Police have launched a new App that allows women/girls to report anonymously and quickly any behaviour or incidents that make them feel unsafe when out and about in Northamptonshire.

Women and girls can use the app to report incidents and behaviour that are inappropriate and make them feel unsafe, such as:

* Cat Calling

* Comments or Touching

* Street Harassment

* or other Threatening Behaviour.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Nov 2022 09:22 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Police, Services, community

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