Northamptonshire Highways simply do not have the resource to grit every path and road in the country and encourage people to use the 1500 grit bins across the county.
The salt is for use on public roads and paths.
If you find a bin that is empty, please report it to Street Doctor (fixmystreet.com) and NCC Highways will come out and refill.
Grit bins contain a 50/50 mix of sand/salt and hold approximately... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 08:50 by Parish Clerk
The Parish Council will be delivering letters to all homes in the village over the next week notifying residents about the CCTV cameras that have been installed around the village.
The Cameras have been installed for the wellbeing of the community and to help residents to feel safe.
A copy of the letter is also attached.
Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 08:59 by Parish Clerk
There are a number of gloves and a pair of trousers left on one of the tables in the Rec, if they are yours could you please arrange to collect them.
They've been there for a couple of weeks now, so will be recycled in the clothes bank if not claimed over the weekend.
Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 08:52 by Parish Clerk
Northamptonshire Highways have advised us that they will be upgrading and modernising the existing pedestrian signal crossing on London Road near the junction of Hyde Road.
There will be 2 way traffic signals operating between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday from Monday 8th February to Friday 27th February (weather dependent) and one night closure on Thursday 11th February 2021.
COVID-19 message from Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 14:15 by Parish Clerk
The Economic Growth (EG) Team at South Northamptonshire Council continue to promote keeping active in the District, particularly given the idyllic countryside available within South Northamptonshire. The many benefits of walking are well documented, including mental wellbeing and keeping healthy. SNC has a wide range of free Walking Guides available to download on our website
Due to the current third... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 11:46 by Parish Clerk
We've had a lot of rain recently, should you experience any localised flooding being caused by blocked drains you can report it to Northamptonshire County Highways via www.fixmystreet.com
Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 11:07 by Parish Clerk
The Parish Council has purchased two new dog poo bins for the village, one has already been installed at Churchcroft open space, and the second will shortly be installed along Northampton Road.
We would like to thank all responsible dog owners for picking up after their dog and disposing of the waste responsibly.
Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 11:16 by Parish Clerk
The next Census will take place on 21 March.
You'll soon see advertisements on the TV and in newspapers and towards the end of February a postcard will be delivered to your home to remind you that the Census is happening.
At the beginning of March, you will receive an Information Pack in the post which will tell you all you need to know about completing the Census form. Remember, you complete one form... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 13:20 by Parish Clerk
Towcester are door 2 door (TADD) are offering free temporary TADD membership to residents who have difficulty arranging transport to their NHS COVID vaccine programme appointments. The passenger will only have to pay the driver the cost of the journey at the HMRC rate of 45p per mile.
Should you know of anybody in the community who may need to make use of this service please contact TADD using the online... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 09:14 by Parish Clerk
What a support bubble is:
A support bubble is a support network which links 2 households. You have to meet certain eligibility rules to form a support bubble. This means not everyone will be able to form a support bubble.
Once you're in a support bubble, you can think of yourself as being in one 'household'. It means you can have close contact with the other household in your bubble as if they were members... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 10:16 by Parish Clerk