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Chowns Mill Roundabout improvement works video

Chowns Mill Roundabout improvement works video

A video of what the new roundabout may look like can be seen here.

Posted: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 23:21 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Highways England

B663 Raunds Rd / High St roadworks - UPDATED

B663 Raunds Rd / High St roadworks - UPDATED

BT is carrying out works on the B663 (Raunds Road and High Street) to lay in new ducting under the footway and carriageway.

Three way traffic lights are in operation.

The works have moved off the carriageway.

Posted: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 23:50 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Roadworks

Easter holiday bin collections - Tuesday 3rd april

Easter holiday bin collections - Tuesday 3rd april

Please note that the waste & food bins will be collected as normal on Tuesday 3rd April.

Please share this news with your neighbours.

Posted: Sun, 01 Apr 2018 14:28 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Waste

Public Information Exhibition on Chowns Mill Roundabout improvements

Public Information Exhibition on Chowns Mill Roundabout improvements

There will be Public Information Exhibition on the proposed Chowns Mill Roundabout improvements on Friday 6th April (2pm - 8pm) and Saturday 7th April (10am - 4pm) at the Park Road Baptist Church, Park Road, Rushden.

Work is currently scheduled to start in December 2019.

For further information, see the Highways England site here

Image copyright Highways England.

Posted: Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:36 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Highways England

Litter Pick weekend - 14th and 15th April 2018

Litter Pick weekend - 14th and 15th April 2018

The annual parish litter pick (Operation Spring Clean) will take place on the weekend 14th and 15th April 2018.

We can lend you the gloves, litter picks, bags, if you can volunteer some time over the weekend. It can be in your own street/road/lane or just a part of the village that you enjoy walking through!

Please see the risk assessment on the link below.

Posted: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:38 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Litter Pick

Council Tax

Council Tax

The Council Tax bills will be arriving through your post box shortly, and for residents in East Northants, ENC has provided a leaflet showing the percentages that each Council receives. The figure of 6% quoted for Parish and Town Councils is an average across the district.

The actual figures for this parish are that the Parish Council only receives 3% of the funds.

Posted: Sat, 17 Mar 2018 10:26 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Information

The Council's Twitter account

The Council's Twitter account

The Council has been quietly using Twitter as a Social Media platform for the last year, as an experiment to see how easy (or hard) it would be to keep residents up to speed with local events via Social Media.

At the March Council meeting, after reviewing a year of Council activities, the Council formally adopted a Social Media policy and agreed to make the Twitter account more public.

You can find the.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:18 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Information

Snow, mist and ice

Snow, mist and ice

The weather managed to get above freezing today, so the roads are clear (though about a 0.4m drift on the Caldecott Road footway), with a light mist (hides the turbines from view!).

Watch out for ice when the temperature drops again this evening and overnight.

Posted: Sat, 03 Mar 2018 15:58 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Weather Warning

Parish Appraisal - now closed for entires

Parish Appraisal - now closed for entires

The deadline for returning the completed Parish Appraisals has now passed. Many thanks to the 50% of the households that took the time to respond.

The results will now be analysed for presentation at the Annual Parish Assembly on the 23rd April.

Posted: Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:42 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Parish Appraisal

Results of the District Higham Ferrers Lancaster Ward election

Results of the District Higham Ferrers Lancaster Ward election

Results of the District Council Higham Ferrers Lancaster Ward.

Posted: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:31 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Elections

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