There will be overnight closures of the M1 between junctions 13 and 16 during May. This is for work to install overhead gantry structures to display electronic message signs and to install CCTV between junctions 13 and 14 and junctions 15 and 16.
Please note that these are provisional dates and are subject to change. Visit the Highways England website to see the latest M1 road closure dates and the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 May 2021 10:39 by Caroline Holgate
The Notice of Uncontested Election has been received today from the Returning Officer.
We look forward to welcoming new members to the Parish Council.
There are still two vacancies to be filled and expressions of interest from residents are welcome. Please contact the Clerk for more information.
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:48 by Caroline Holgate
I write regarding the emergency closure implemented yesterday on Ditchford Road, Rushden by Cadent Gas. (the road over the River Nene, connecting the west of Rushden with Wellingborough and Irthlingborough)
We realise this is causing concern due to the planned full closure at the A6/A45 Chowns Mill roundabout this weekend.
Cadent has closed the road in both directions for safety and are working to repair... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 11:11 by Caroline Holgate
Elections for East Hunsbury Parish Council take place in May 2021.
Do you care about East Hunsbury and want to do something positive for your community? Why not consider becoming a Councillor...
Northants CALC is holding an Elections Q&A on Monday 22 March 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. aimed at prospective candidates who wish to learn more about the role of parish or town councillor, and how to become... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 12:46 by Caroline Holgate
Work starts on Monday 8th March to construct a new pedestrian crossing on Penvale Road, between the junctions of Hardwick Road and Avebury Way. The scheme will include a new dropped crossing point with belisha beacons, carriageway surfacing including anti-skid on crossing approaches and new road markings.
The new crossing will improve the safety of pedestrians with limited mobility and wheelchair users,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 10:40 by Caroline Holgate
Northamptonshire Police and the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner have launched a new website to help you protect your home from burglary.
Use the checklist to help identify areas around your home where you may need additional security.
Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 12:00 by Caroline Holgate
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 on Sunday 21 March. You've probably already seen lots of advertisements and information on the TV, in newspapers and social media and you should have received your purple postcard in the post.
Look out for your Information... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 01 Mar 2021 12:10 by Caroline Holgate
The first draft budget for West Northamptonshire Council was approved for consultation by the Shadow Executive on 5 January 2021 and now we're seeking views on the proposals for when the council comes into existence in April 2021.
To see the draft budget and have your say, follow the link to the Future Northamptonshire Citizen Space, and complete the consultation.
Posted: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 13:58 by Caroline Holgate
Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has launched a budget consultation to ask people about their priorities for the county's fire and police services, and how much they would pay towards them.
The PFCC has responsibility for setting the budget for both Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police. The budgets are made up from money raised through... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 10:41 by Caroline Holgate
Think NHS 111 First
NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.
If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 13:46 by Caroline Holgate