Serving the people of Roade

  • The next Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday 10th May at 7pm.
  • The Annual Parish Meeting will be held remotely on Tuesday 27th April at 7pm

Tags: community

CCTV being activated this week

We wanted to make residents aware that the CCTV cameras are due to be activated this week (week commencing Monday 8th March 2021).

Please note the cameras have to be activated in order for them to be set up, nothing will be recorded until digital privacy screens are in place and the field of view has been set up on the cameras.

Posted: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 09:23 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

Census 2021

Census 2021

Every ten years the census takes place in England and Wales, providing insight into the people who live across the country and what their lives are like. This year, census day is Sunday 21 March. You've probably seen lots of advertisements and information on the TV, in newspapers and social media. You will already have received your purple postcard and if you have not already received your Information... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:45 by Parish Clerk

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All change for Councils in Northamptonshire

All change for Councils in Northamptonshire

Local government in Northamptonshire is changing. The existing system, which has been in place since the 1970s, is like a three-tier cake. The bottom layer is parish and town councils which typically cover one village or town. The middle layer is borough and district councils, which are responsible for things like planning applications, collecting the bins, tourism, and dealing with benefits. The top... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:11 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, Services, community

Completion of Roade Library

Completion of Roade Library

The Parish Council are delighted to announce that the purchase of Roade Library building was completed on Monday 1st March 2021. Roade Parish Council purchased the premises from Northamptonshire County Council using Section 106 monies received from the recent housing developments in the village, enabling the library to continue being community managed.

Cllr Lorne Murray, Chairman of the Parish Council... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 15:13 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Land & Property, News, Services, community

Calling all Easter Bunnies!!

Calling all Easter Bunnies!!

After the success of the Community Larder's appeal for Christmas Chocolate for them to distribute to the recipients of their weekly free food boxes they are asking for donations of Easter goodies.

Boxes for donations are in all the village shops, please do support them by buying locally if you can.

If you can help, please note that the treats need to fit in the food boxes, so smaller eggs, bunnies etc.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 14:52 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

CCTV activation has been delayed

We wanted to make all residents aware that there's been a delay in the activation of the CCTV cameras this week. This is an unforeseen circumstance due to the installation engineer being poorly.

As soon as we receive any further updates as to when the cameras will be activated we will make you aware.

Please accept our apologies for the delay and thank you for your understanding.

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 11:08 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

CCTV being activated this week

We wanted to make residents aware that the CCTV cameras are due to be activated this week (week commencing 22nd February 2021).

The CCTV policy was adopted at the last Parish Council meeting on 8th February 2021 and signs are also being put up.

Please note the cameras have to be activated in order for them to be set up, nothing will be recorded until all signs are in place and digital privacy screens... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:35 by Parish Clerk

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It's election time at Roade parish Council - Why not become a councillor?

It's election time at Roade parish Council - Why not become a councillor?

Expressions of interest are welcomed from anyone who is over 18 years old.

As a councillor representing your community you will help keep it a great place to live and work. You will be supported in your role and will be expected to undertake training. You should be comfortable working electronically. You should have a positive outlook and a can-do attitude and be willing to work as part of a team.

If... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 10:57 by Parish Clerk

Tags: Councillors, News, community

Ability Community Bus Service

Ability Community Bus Service

ABILITY is an on-demand community bus service operating in South Northamptonshire. They aim to tackle social isolation by offering regular shopping trips to residents living in isolated rural areas. Shopping trips run 3 days a week to the main shopping areas of Northampton, and once a week into Towcester. These services include additional drop off locations allowing passengers to reach local GPs, banking,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 11:50 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

item found in the rec

item found in the rec

Our village technician found a little handheld gaming device in the rec on Friday.

If you are the owner or know who the owner is please contact the clerk on 01604 861976 or email clerk@roadeparishcouncil.gov.uk so we can arrange for it to be collected/returned.

Thank you

Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 08:37 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community