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

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Community Christmas Tree

Community Christmas Tree

2020 has certainly been a tough year for all, and has seen most social events cancelled throughout the year. Christmas is now only around the corner and with current circumstances and regulations in place will mean that it will be very different this year. The good news is we do not need to cancel Christmas, but just need to adapt and do things a little differently this year.

The Parish Council can... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 13:58 by Parish Clerk

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The Parish office is closed until Monday 7th December

The Parish office is closed until Monday 7th December

The Parish office will remain closed until Monday 7th December. Business as usual continues and our Clerk is available by either emailing clerk@roadeparishcouncil.gov.uk or telephoning the office number 01604 861976.

Thank you for your understanding.

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 10:09 by Parish Clerk

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TACKLE LONELINESS DIGITALLY

TACKLE LONELINESS DIGITALLY

Loneliness is major issue all the time, but the Coronavirus pandemic has massively exacerbated it. The British Red Cross has launched a new Tackling Loneliness Digitally programme funded by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), which focuses on helping those who are at greater risk of experiencing loneliness and isolation as a result of the Coronavirus crisis. Groups identified... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2020 13:14 by Parish Clerk

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New Neighbourhood Watch Village Coordinator Needed

New Neighbourhood Watch Village Coordinator Needed

The current Village Neighbourhood watch coordinator is standing down, so a new coordinator is needed for the village.

Could this be you?

What does a scheme coordinator do?

While Neighbourhood Watch schemes come in all sorts of shapes and sizes and the reasons for starting schemes may differ, the below are the activities that most scheme coordinators undertake:

  • Contact their neighbours in their scheme area... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:11 by Parish Clerk

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Surge in online shopping fraud

Surge in online shopping fraud

Reports of online shopping fraud have surged by 30% over the pandemic as many of us continue to shop online in light of current restrictions.

Figures from Action Fraud show that criminals conned 17,407 shoppers out of almost £13.5 million over the Christmas period last year, an increase of over 20% when compared to the same period in 2018.

Action Fraud is warning the public to take extra care when... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 08:47 by Parish Clerk

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Tree work being carried out at the Cemetery this weekend

Tree work being carried out at the Cemetery this weekend

We would like to advise residents that we have tree works being carried out over the weekend at the cemetery.

We would like to apologies in advance for any disruption to local residents or visitors to the cemetery.

Thanking you for your understanding.

Posted: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 10:08 by Parish Clerk

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Update from Anglian Water

Update from Anglian Water

Anglian Water have confirmed that they've resolved the problem in the area. It can take up to an hour for the water to travel through the pipes, so please allow an hour for the water pressure to increase.

The water may appear cloudy, but they've advised that this is perfectly safe to drink. For further information visit www.anglianwater.co.uk/cloudy

If your water pressure hasn't increased after an hour's... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:43 by Parish Clerk

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Coronavirus update

Coronavirus update

Northamptonshire has been placed in Tier 2: High alert under the local restriction tier system that will be in place from Wednesday 2nd December. See the Gov.uk website for guidance on Tier 2 restrictions.

A useful graphic following the news of our area going into Tier 2.

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:13 by Parish Clerk

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Could you volunteer?

Could you volunteer?

There is a possibility that we may need some volunteers to help collect prescriptions/shopping for local vulnerable/isolating residents.

If you're able to help please contact Alison, the Parish Clerk by emailing clerk@roadeparishcouncil.gov.uk

Thanking you in advance for your help and support.

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:46 by Parish Clerk

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Apology from Anglian Water

Apology from Anglian Water

We have received a call from Anglian Water apologising for the lack of pressure that some residents are experiencing with their water supply. They are aware of the issue and are hoping to have this rectified by the end of the week.

Further updates can be found at https://inyourarea.digdat.co.uk/AnglianWater?id=WaterSupplyIssues.49872

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 10:32 by Parish Clerk

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