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Bus Service Changes

From Sunday 28th July, Stagecoach will be making the following changes to their Northampton town bus services and their Milton Keynes – Northampton – Leicester service :

Service 3 : Town Centre – Camp Hill / Mereway Tesco

This service will be rerouted in East Hunsbury to serve Rowtree Road, Hilldrop Road and Clannel Road every half-hour. This will be in lieu of service 88 (Northampton... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:32 by Sally Willis

Tags: News

Northamptonshire Rural Matters

Northamptonshire Police has published a new newsletter called "Northamptonshire Rural Matters". It is a newsletter for residents and businesses about the work going on to fight rural crime in Northamptonshire. The first issue introduces the Rural and Wildlife Crime Team and there's a message from the Chief Constable, Nick Adderley. It covers issues of great interest to parish and town councils, such... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 11:33 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Police

Update on Hardingstone SUE

Update on Hardingstone SUE

It has recently been announced that Kier is downsizing in an attempt to reduce debt, and is selling off its house-building division.

This will obviously cause some delay in the new development in the village but we don't know yet which firm will take over.

The Parish Clerk is in communication with Kier and you will be informed as soon as anything is known.

One advantage in the temporary cessation of work... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:26 by Sally Willis

Tags: Hardingstone SUE, News, Planning

Let’s work together to SCRAP fly-tipping

People across Northamptonshire are being urged to follow the S.C.R.A.P code as part of a county-wide campaign to crack down on fly-tipping.

The code serves as a reminder of the checks to make when arranging disposal of waste items, in order to ensure they are dealt with responsibly and do not end up being dumped in our towns and countryside.

It is being promoted in a bid to reduce the number of fly-tipping... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:08 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton Borough Council

Unitary programme re-designed to include transformation of services

Following the announcement that two brand new unitary councils will be established in Northamptonshire on 1 April 2021, the eight councils involved have agreed a way forward to deliver a programme that will see better-quality service delivery across the county.

A transformation programme has been agreed now that Vesting Day has been set for 2021, allowing time for creating much more than just two 'safe... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:23 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton Borough Council

News from Neighbourhood Watch

Our PCSO Andy Wood tells us of:

Another burglary dwelling in Hardingstone.

This one in Coldstream Lane. That's 6 since 19th April. Bikes & tools usually stolen.

This tells us to Think like a thief.
It's worth having a good padlock on the door with no exposed screws. Are hinges strong?

Alarm it.
Consider a battery-operated shed alarm. They look low key but they respond to movement or door contact with... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:37 by Sally Willis

Tags: NHW, News, Police

HP Source

HP Source

The new newsletter for Hardingstone - HP Source - has been sent to the printers and will be landing on your doorsteps very soon.

Big Thanks to the editorial team that have put a lot of time and effort into this.

Posted: Thu, 23 May 2019 09:39 by Sally Willis

Tags: HP Source, News

Would you like to be a School Governor?

Hardingstone Academy are looking for new school governors. Governors are required to attend around seven meetings a year and their roles is to help to evaluate how the school and its pupils are performing. You will receive full support and training. Anyone who would like to find out more can email We'd love to have you on board!

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019 12:02 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Schools

Northampton residents encouraged to recycle their food waste

Residents are being encouraged to use up or recycle their leftover food to help reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill.

Northampton Borough Council and Veolia are teaming up to promote different ways of using up food leftovers and food recycling services, which includes weekly collections.

As part of the ongoing campaign, residents are being urged to freeze items for use on another day or... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 10:03 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton Borough Council

Government says yes to two unitary councils for Northamptonshire

Two brand new unitary councils will be established in Northamptonshire on 1 April 2021, the Government confirmed today.

The West Northamptonshire unitary will cover Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire, and the North Northamptonshire unitary will cover Corby, East Northants, Kettering and Wellingborough. The existing district and borough councils and Northamptonshire County Council will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 10:02 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton Borough Council, Northampton County Council

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