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305th Air Mobility Wing presentation

305th Air Mobility Wing presentation

Ian White and Peter Hill (UK 305th BGMA) presented a picture on behalf of Col. Cole and the men and women of the 305th AMW, a picture which, in so many ways, celebrates the CAN DO spirit both in today's Wing at McGuire AFB, NJ, but also harks back to the heritage and legacy of the 305th Bomb Group that flew from Chelveston. The picture was received by Andrea and her daughter Becky, and now hangs with pride in the Star & Garter.. Read More »

Posted: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:54 by Mark Hunter

Tags: 305th BG(H)

Footbridge handrail repaired

Footbridge handrail repaired

The broken handrail has been repaired on the footbridge on footpath MM15 by the Northants Rights of Way Team.

Posted: Tue, 06 Jun 2017 17:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Rights of Way

Parish Councillor vacancy

Parish Councillor vacancy

What to do more for your community?

Are you interested in local current affairs?

Could you provide a voice for residents?

Following Glenn Harwood's resignation after 10 years' service, there is a vacant seat on the Parish Council and you could fill it!

The role of a Parish Councillor is to bring local issues to the
attention of the Council and to help make decisions on
behalf of the community. You will need to be able to
attend the.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:29 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Elections, Councillors

305th BG(H) Memorial Re-dedication Service

305th BG(H) Memorial Re-dedication Service

The weather stayed fine for the memorial Re-dedication service on Saturday, with 20 USAF personal from the 305th Air Mobility Wing having flown in from McGuire Air Force Base, NJ, USA, plus around 35 family members and one 94 year veteran, Doug Ward, of the 305th Bombardment Group Association.

A honour guard was provided by the 423rd Air Base Group from RAF Alconbury.

The image shows Doug Ward and Cllr Ray.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 May 2017 18:49 by Mark Hunter

Tags: 305th BG(H)

Higham Road (B645) advance notice of closure on Sat 27th May 2017

Higham Road (B645) advance notice of closure on Sat 27th May 2017

The advance road closure signs are up on the Higham Road (B645), Chelveston, to warn motorists that the road will be closed between 13:30 - 16:00 on Saturday 27th May for the 305th BG(H) memorial Re-dedication service.

Posted: Mon, 15 May 2017 20:24 by Mark Hunter

Tags: NCC Highways, Events, 305th BG(H)

Annual Litter Pick weekend 20th - 21st May

Annual Litter Pick weekend 20th - 21st May

The annual spring clean will take place this weekend (20th / 21st May), ahead of the Re-dedication event on the 27th May.

If you want to borrow litter pick kits (pickers, hoops, sacks and gloves) to clean the area near where you live - or further afield in the parish - just let the Clerk know.

Posted: Mon, 15 May 2017 16:40 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Litter Pick

Ray is the Council's new Chair!

Ray is the Council's new Chair!

At the Annual Meeting of the Parish Council on Monday 8th May, Cllr Ray Daniells was elected Chair for 2017-18. He was presented with his badge of the office, a miniature of the Council's Crest, by his predecessor, Cllr Liz Kelly.

Posted: Fri, 12 May 2017 17:50 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Parish Council

Water Main burst - low pressure in Chelveston

Water Main burst - low pressure in Chelveston

Anglian Water are working to repair a burst water pipe by the B645 (Higham Road) between Water Lane and Bidwell Lane. Traffic lights are in operation at the site.

Properties in Chelveston may experience low or no water pressure until repaired. Anglian Water hope to have it repaired later today.

Posted: Sat, 06 May 2017 14:21 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Anglian Water, Roadworks

NDP passes the Referendum with 88.2% in favour

NDP passes the Referendum with 88.2% in favour

The electors of the parish have voted in favour of the Neighbourhood Development Plan.

Votes cast in favour of a Yes = 225 (88.2%)

Votes cast in favour of a No = 28 (11.0%)

Ballot papers rejected (being unmarked or void for uncertainty) = 2

Electorate = 463 Ballot papers issued = 255 Turnout = 55.1%

Many thanks to everyone who voted.

Posted: Fri, 05 May 2017 07:41 by Mark Hunter

Tags: NDP, Planning

It's Polling Day!

It's Polling Day!

Polling for the Higham Ferrers Division (seat) on Northamptonshire County Council and the Referendum on the parish Neighbourhood Development Plan takes place today in the Village Hall, Caldecott Road, between 7am and 10pm.

Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 07:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: NDP, Elections

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