Chelveston-cum-Caldecott Parish Council

Serving the people of Chelveston-cum-Caldecott

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

Tel: 01933 626039


Power cut / reduced power

Power cut logo - ring 105

There was a HV fault at Irthlingborough substation affecting NN9 including this parish. Power has now been restored.

The fault started at just before 5am this morning and was cleared just after 9am.

Posted: Sun, 15 Jan 2023 09:13 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Power Cut

Fallen tree in St John's churchyard

Fallen Tree

We are aware of a fallen tree in the churchyard at St John's. The church are arranging for its safe removal. The Snowdrop Weekend on 11th -12th February should not be affected.

The area has been cordoned off. Visitors are respectfully requested not to walk on the grass as the snowdrops are slowly emerging from their sleep and we wish to avoid them being harmed.

Posted: Thu, 12 Jan 2023 23:25 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Church, Trees

Snowdrop Weekend - 11th & 12th February 2023

Snowdrop Weekend - 11th & 12th February 2023

Snowdrop Weekend at St John the Baptist church, on Sat 11th Feb (10am - 4pm) and Sun 12th Feb (11am - 4pm).

Posted: Sat, 07 Jan 2023 16:12 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

Revised Bin collection days

Waste bin dates Christmas 2022

Reminder of the revised waste bin collection days in the parish over the holiday period, one day later than normal.

Note there will be no Green waste collections between Friday 23rd December 2022 and Monday 9th January 2023.

Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 20:12 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Waste

Peter Bone MP supports Council calls to end intimidation

MPs who have signed EDM 611

Just a quick thank you to our MP, Peter Bone, for signing Early Day Motion 611, on intimidation in community, parish and town councils.

The motion is part of the Civility and Respect Project to press for the standards regime to be strengthened.

Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 12:02 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Parliament

Presentation to the Clerk for 20 years service

Presentation to the Clerk

In recognition of 20 year's service to the Council in February 2022, the Council surprised the Clerk at the December meeting with a framed photograph, depicting the Parish Church in the snow, taken from a drone.

Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2022 21:35 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Parish Council

Consultation on NNC ward boundaries

Local Govt consultation on NNC ward boundaries

A consultation by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (a statutory body independent of government & political parties). It will shape the 2025 NNC ward boundaries and the number of unitary Cllrs representing each ward. Higham Ferrers ward has three Cllrs now, this is your chance to say if it should change.

Closes 6th February 2023.

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:30 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Councillors, Elections

Signing up to the Civility and Respect Pledge

Civility and Respect pledge confiirmation

At its November meeting, the Parish Council signed up to the Civility and Respect pledge formulated by the National Associations of Local Councils, the Society of Local Council Clerks, One Voice Wales, and the County Associations.

Bullying and harassment have no place in Local Councils.

Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 12:04 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Parish Council

Remembrance Sunday wreath laying

Laying a wreath

At the Remembrance Sunday service at St Johns, wreaths were laid at the UK memorial by the Chair of the Parish Council, Cllr Andrew Seaman & churchwarden Arthur Wright, and at the US memorial on the church tower by Senior Master Sergeant (SMSgt) Jessy Martin, USAF.

SMSgt Martin had previously served in the 305th AMW, the successors to the 305th BG(H) that flew out of RAF Chelveston in WW2.

Posted: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 11:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Remembrance Service

Local Identified Policing Priorities survey

Local Identified Policing Priorities survey

The local police team are due to the set the Local Identified Policing Priorities for the next four months, and encourage parishioners and members to complete the survey by the 15th November 2022.

Posted: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 18:44 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Police

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