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Jack O'Lantern Competition - Sun 28th to Tues 30th October

Jack O'Lantern Competition - Sun 28th to Tues 30th October

A free to enter event for residents of the parish, with cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. The Events Committee judges will be out during the evenings of Sunday 28th to Tuesday 30th October, so remember to display it on all three evenings!

Register your house as per the details on the leaflet delivered to all households in the parish last week.

Posted: Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

The Plastic to Fuel recovery facility application in Upper Higham Lane has been Granted

The Plastic to Fuel recovery facility application in Upper Higham Lane has been Granted

The NCC Development Control Committee voted 5-1 to grant the application on Thursday 18th October, which will allow the plant to be built at the Upper Higham Lane site.

The applicant now requires the Environment Agency to grant a permit in order to operate the plant.

Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:53 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Planning

Memorial plaque gilded for the 100 years Remembrance Service

Memorial plaque gilded for the 100 years Remembrance Service

As part of the 100 years (1918-2018) Remembrance Service preparations for 11th November, the Parish Council has arranged for the memorial plaque listing the names of the fallen to be gilded.

The Cross of Sorrow was erected by public subscription in 1920, whilst the plaque was installed by the Council in 1995, as by then the names were no longer legible on the Cross.

Posted: Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:56 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Remembrance Service

Gigaclear "Fibre to the Premises" rollout to Chelveston parish

Gigaclear "Fibre to the Premises" rollout to Chelveston parish

Gigaclear have advised work will start in October to install new fibres to connection points outside every property in the parish, with an activation due in the first quarter of 2019.

As a Fibre To The Premises (FTTP) broadband service, it will offer speeds up to 1GB.

This is part of the "Superfast Northamptonshire" programme, bringing ultrafast full fibre broadband to rural areas.

Posted: Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:38 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Broadband

The Plastic to Fuel recovery facility application in Upper Higham Lane has been recommended to be Granted

The Plastic to Fuel recovery facility application in Upper Higham Lane has been recommended to be Granted

The Plastic to Fuel recovery facility application in Upper Higham Lane has been recommended to be Granted. See item 7a in the NCC Development Control Committee papers - Link

The committee will meet on Thursday 18th October at 10 am in Councty Hall to determine the application.

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:15 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Planning

Advance notice of Road Closure at Caldecott on Friday 12th October.

Advance notice of Road Closure at Caldecott on Friday 12th October.

The road through Caldecott will be closed from 08:30 t0 17:00, between the junction with Bidwell Lane and the 30 mph signs at the Chelston Rise end.

This is to allow the road surface to be replaced.

Diversions will be signed.

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 18:45 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Roadworks

Advance notice of overnight Road Closure on the A6 between Rushden and Sharnbrook Roundabout

Advance notice of overnight Road Closure on the A6 between Rushden and Sharnbrook Roundabout

Resurfacing work will take place from 2000hrs Thursday 20th September 2018 to 0600hrs Friday 21st September 2018, which will close parts of the A6 between Avenue Road, Rushden and the Sharnbrook Roundabout. Diversion routes will be signed.

Posted: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 23:51 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Roadworks

Advance notice of overnight closures on the A45 between Chowns Mill and Raunds roundabouts

Advance notice of overnight closures on the A45 between Chowns Mill and Raunds roundabouts

Highways England will shortly carry out essential maintenance work on the existing carriageway on the above section of the
A45. The work will take place from 3rd to 14th September 2018.

This work is necessary as sections of the existing highway have reached the end of their serviceable life. To minimise inconvenience and disruption to the travelling public, and maintain a safe environment for the workforce... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:13 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Highways England, Roadworks

Upper Higham Lane plastics to fuel plant update.

Upper Higham Lane plastics to fuel plant update.

This is to advise that the above application will not be considered by the NCC Development Control Committee on 14th August 2018.

The next scheduled committee meeting is Thursday 13th September 2018.

Posted: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:02 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Planning

B645 closed at the A6 roundabout for two nights

B645 closed at the A6 roundabout for two nights

The A6 bypass will be closed at the B645 roundabout on Monday 13th August and Tuesday 14th August between 8pm and 6am both nights.

The closures are for carriageway re-texturing and diversions are signed.

Posted: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 20:01 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Roadworks, NCC Highways

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