Are you aged between 8 and 19? Do you love drama? Would you like to join a friendly, local Youth Theatre? Fabula Youth Theatre is looking for new members. We have a Senior Group and a Junior Group. Both meet on Thursdays in Quinton Village Hall. The Senior Group is for young people aged 13-19. Sessions run between 7.15pm and 9pm on Thursdays during term-time. Each session costs £5. The Junior... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:52 by Sally Willis
The County Council has carried out a review of the usage of Pay and Display parking bays within key areas of Northampton town centre and the charges associated with them.
The purpose of this review is to maximise the benefits of on-street parking in the town centre by introducing a higher rate tariff for parking at the busiest and most popular locations (similar to Milton Keynes). In addition, the authority... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:47 by Sally Willis
Experts commissioned to repair the Eleanor Cross will speak during a second presentation at the London Road site on Friday, 16 August, to discuss the works taking place and explain how they are fixing the defects found in the structure of the cross.
Northampton Borough Council is organising the two presentations, which will run at 2pm and 3pm, and last for approximately 45 minutes, with a limited number... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 13:34 by Sally Willis
We are about to embark on a large project to improve the facilities of our church for wider community use. We are conducting a survey of residents, groups, businesses and visitors, to help us learn more about our community needs and how we as a church can better provide for our community. The information will be used by our church for the next phase of our Project Planning.
Please look out for the ... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:36 by Sally Willis
The new edition of HP Source should be landing on your doorsteps soon. Please see attached for electronic copy.
Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:31 by Sally Willis
As shown on the attached timetable, service 33 is due to change from Monday 22nd July. Milton Keynes Council have advised that their contract will be taken over by Z&S Transport (with funding from the Section 106 Agreement - Roade, Pianoforte).
Following discussions with Milton Keynes Council a number of improvements have been made to the service. During the peak hours it will additionally serve... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:33 by Sally Willis
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
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
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
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