Roade Parish Council

Serving the people of Roade

Clerk: Position Vacant
PO BOX 847, Northampton
Northamptonshire NN7 9AB

Tel: 01604 861976

Author: Parish Clerk

Application by Roxhill (Junction 15) for the Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange

Application by Roxhill (Junction 15) for the Northampton Gateway Rail Freight Interchange granted

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 08:29 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News

New Street lights

Roade Parish Council next week, will be replacing all non LED street lights with LED. They have dawn to dusk sensors and go to low power mode between midnight and 6am. They will be white lights, rather than the "yellow" old lights. This will mean colours will be easier to see. They might appear brighter, but this is because the eye can see more of the light spectrum.

Our electricity bill will be reduced... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 08:24 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News

Ashton Road, Roade - S278 Highway Scheme - New Roundabout on the A508/Northampton Road Update 30.09.19

Email received from Persimmons regarding Ashton Road, Roade - S278 Highway Scheme - New Roundabout on the A508/Northampton Road Update 30.09.19

"Just to keep you updated, due to poor performance NRI will no longer be undertaking the above S278 scheme in Roade.

A new contractor has been appointed and we are in negotiations with NCC Highways/Highways England in regards to starting the works at the earliest... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:43 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News

Roade community managed library opening

Roade community managed library opening

It all started with a couple of words, which lead to a sentence, followed by a paragraph and now we have a new chapter in Roade.

Today saw the county council hand over the keys to Roade library. It is the first library to become a community managed library in Northamptonshire. A great turn out of young and old saw the ribbon cut by the eldest and youngest pupil from Roade Primary School along with Mr... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 16:28 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News

Roade Parish Council has an immediate vacancy for a Parish Clerk & RFO.

Roade is a large village in South Northamptonshire with a current population of around 2,750; the current precept is £109,582. Situated 2 miles south of the M1 Junction 15, the village is located on the A508 between Northampton and Milton Keynes, with good public transport links including hourly bus services to both. The village is vibrant and growing; it is home to The Elizabeth Woodville Secondary... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 16:11 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, Staffing

Fallen Tree

Thank you for all your calls in response to a fallen tree on Chruchcroft. We have reported it and it will be removed tomorrow.

Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:38 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

Parish Office closure

The parish office will be closed from 2pm August 15th 2019 to 10am August 27th 2019 due to staff annual leave.

For all urgent enquiries please call the parish mobile on 07484922868 or email clerk@roadeparishcouncil.gov.uk, please note that the emails will have limited monitoring over this period.

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:05 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

Cemetery Closure Aug 19th to Aug 23rd 2019

The Cemetery will be closed to the public between August 19th and August 23rd 2019 to allow essential maintenance works to be undertaken on the driveway. The public footpath will remain open. We apologise for any inconvenience that this will cause. The closure is for health and safety reasons due to the use of large machinery.

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:58 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

M1 Closures from August 12th 2019

M1 Closures from August 12th 2019

For information, closure notices for the M1.

Posted: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 14:15 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

Latest Agenda now available

The next Roade Parish Council meetings are on August 12th, starting at 7pm in the meeting room at Roade Village hall.

The agenda can be found below.

Posted: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 13:58 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community, Agendas, Meeting Papers