Chelveston-cum-Caldecott Parish Council

Serving the people of Chelveston-cum-Caldecott

Clerk: Mr Mark Hunter
Ashbury, Caldecott
Northamptonshire NN9 6AR

Tel: 01933 626039


Book of Condolences closes today

Book of Condolences closes today

Reminder that the Book of Condolences for the late Queen Elizabeth in St Johns will close at 5pm this evening.

Posted: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 08:38 by Mark Hunter

Tags: National Mourning

National Moment of Reflection - 1 minutes silence at 8pm on Sunday

Moment of Reflection text

National Moment of Reflection: At 8:00pm on Sunday evening, alongside the rest of the nation, we invite you to observe a one-minute of silence, as we reflect on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Thank you.

Posted: Sun, 18 Sep 2022 17:52 by Mark Hunter

Tags: National Mourning

Remembering two Royal visits to the Parish

Royal visits

In readiness for the service at St Johns church tomorrow (Sunday 18th September), a reminder of the two visits to the parish by the late Queen Elizabeth II.

On 6th July 1944 as Princess Elizabeth with the King and Queen visiting the US 305th BG(H) at RAF Chelveston and on 3rd May 1985 visiting Duchy of Lancaster tenant farmer Graham Hill.

Posted: Sat, 17 Sep 2022 20:29 by Mark Hunter

Tags: National Mourning

Proclamation of HM King Charles III

Accession Proclamation

The Proclamation of the accession of HM King Charles III.

Posted: Sun, 11 Sep 2022 14:32 by Mark Hunter

Tags: History

Flags move to full mast for the Proclamation

Union flag

The Union flags move to full mast from 11:00 on Saturday 10th September to mark the Proclamation of HM King Charles III.

The flags will return to half-mast from 13:00 on Sunday 11th September, for the national mourning of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Posted: Sat, 10 Sep 2022 11:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: National Mourning

Book of Condolence now available for signing

Chair signing Book of Condolence

The Book of Condolence for the parish is now available in St Johns for signing between 9am - 5pm daily, until after the funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Those who wish may also light a candle and offer a prayer.

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 09:51 by Mark Hunter

Tags: National Mourning

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s monarch for the past 70 years, has died aged 96.

HM Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's monarch for the past 70 years, has died aged 96. The Parish Council and the Parish Church are organising a Book of Condolence, available for the parishioners to sign between 9am - 5pm daily. A table will be set up near to the organ in St Johns.

Those households with their own flagpole are requested to follow the guidance on flag flying during the period of national mourning.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 19:02 by Mark Hunter

Tags: National Mourning

Annual Audit completed

Annual Audit completed

The annual external audit for the year ending 31st March 2022 has concluded, with no matters arising.

Although the Parish Council is below the financial threshold for mandatory external audit, the Councillors feel that it is important that you, the electorate, know the Council is being managed and governed responsibly, so we undergo voluntary external audit.

Posted: Fri, 26 Aug 2022 00:01 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Audit

The Parish Council has been re-accredited at Quality level

Quality Award logo

We have just learned that we have been re-accredited at Quality level in the Local Council Award Scheme.

To achieve this the Council demonstrated evidence of good governance, effective community engagement & council improvement.

This follows on from Quality awards and renewals in 2008, 2012 and 2015.

Posted: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 23:59 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Parish Council

Nature Discovery Day

Nature Discovery Day poster

The Nature Discovery Day went superbly and we had a great turnout throughout the day. We spotted lots of species which were all recorded on the whiteboard. Some species highlights were the Elephant Hawkmoth, and seeing / hearing both the Common Pipistrelle and Soprano Pipistrelle bats in St John's churchyard.

We would like to give special thanks to quite a few people who helped make the day possible!... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2022 23:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Environment, Events

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