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Street lights out

Street lights out

Lamp 1 (Near 37 Water Lane) has been reported as a dim red glow.

Lamp 2 (near Hall Farm House, Water Lane) has been reported as dead.

Lamp 8 (near 3 Duchy Close) has been reported as coming on early.

The lighting contractor has been notified.

Posted: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:23 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Street Lighting

Murder at the Village Hall wedding reception!

Murder at the Village Hall wedding reception!

On Saturday evening, a number of guests turned up to the wedding reception of "Ros and Clive Gresham" at the Village Hall. Sadly, all did not turn out well for the newly weds, but the guests appear to have had a great time from feedback so far!

The murder mystery was a new venture for the Events Committee, and one which may be repeated next year.

Posted: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:59 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

Power Outage - Raunds Road

Power Outage - Raunds Road

Following a traffic incident on Sunday afternoon when a vehicle damaged a power pole outside Redwood, Raunds Road, Western Power Distribution (WPD) have isolated the power near Hawthorn Cottage whilst the pole is replaced.

This means 16 properties are currently without power.

UPDATE: WPD have restored the supply.

Posted: Sun, 08 Oct 2017 21:17 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Power Cut

School House refurbishment

School House refurbishment

The Educational Foundation charity that owns the Village Hall and School House has completed a major refurbishment of the former schoolmaster's house, which is attached to the Village Hall (the former school, which closed in December 1967).

Posted: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:37 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Village Hall

Village Hall window replacement work completed

Village Hall window replacement work completed

The Educational Foundation charity that owns the Village Hall and School House has completed the repairs to the windows in the old part of the hall.

Some of the stone window frames had cracked over the last 150 years and, as you might expect, the old single pane glass had a very poor energy efficiency! The new double glazed sealed units have been installed into the repaired stone frames (no uPVC in sight!).. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:22 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Village Hall

Public Safety

Public Safety

A message from Superintendent Chris Hillery, Northamptonshire Police -

The UK threat level has been raised to critical, which means an attack is imminent – that is the assessment which Northamptonshire Police are prepared for. Within Northamptonshire additional high-visibility patrols are now in place at key locations across the county.

We need your help and support to keep communities in.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:58 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Police

Storm Aileen

Storm Aileen

Storm Aileen is passing through on Tuesday Night / Wednesday Morning with winds between 50-60 MPH predicted locally by the Met Office.

Call 105 in the event of a Power outage (this number is used by all the electrical distribution companies).

Posted: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:02 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Information, Weather Warning

Roadworks on A45 between Chowns Mill and Raunds

Roadworks on A45 between Chowns Mill and Raunds

Work to maintain the A45 east & westbound between Chowns Mill and Raunds roundabouts will take place from Monday 2nd October to Sunday 22nd October.

The works involve road resurfacing between Stanwick and Raunds roundabouts, footway resurfacing, layby patching, vegetation clearance between Stanwick and Chowns Mill roundabouts and other routine maintenance activities.

This work is necessary as.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:03 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Highways England, Roadworks

Funding advice day for rural businesses

Funding advice day for rural businesses

On Thursday 28th September 2017, ENC will be running a funding day for rural businesses in the ENC council chamber at Thrapston.

The funders' definition of 'rural' covers everywhere in the District except Rushden or Higham Ferrers.

Posted: Fri, 01 Sep 2017 18:29 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

Summer Bank Holiday bin collection - Tuesday 29th August 2017

Summer Bank Holiday bin collection - Tuesday 29th August 2017

The Recycling, Green Waste and Food waste bins will be collected as normal on Tuesday 29th August 2017.

Posted: Sun, 27 Aug 2017 16:11 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Waste

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