The replacement of all 60 lamps in the parish to more energy efficient LEDs has been completed, and the latest energy certificate shows that the annual energy consumption has dropped a massive 78%, equating to a saving of nearly 3,000 kg of CO2 e annually.
The project was funded by a 75% grant (£16,650) from the Windfarm Trust. The payback period on the remaining 25% will be under 2 years, meaning... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 18:05 by Mark Hunter
An eco-friendly Refill Van was in Chelveston today, outside the Star & Garter. It works on the principle that you bring your own container(s) to the van, and you only pay for the products you want, not the packaging!
See https://refillvan.co.uk for further details
Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 18:01 by Mark Hunter
Despite the delaying of all lockdown restrictions being lifted, we are happy to say that all events planned for the weekend of 26th / 27th June are able to go ahead as they all meet current Government guidelines.
Please see flyers, noticeboards and the What's On index for details of what is happening at the Church and the Star and Garter.
Unfortunately the Medieval Scarecrow competition has been cancelled... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 09:34 by Mark Hunter
The Parish Council, the PCC of St John the Baptist Church and the Trustees of the Educational Foundation of Abigail Bailey and Ann Levett are delighted to advise their nomination of Adrian Dale has been successful, with the award of the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the HM The Queen Birthday Honours List 2021.
Cllr Andrew Seaman, Chair of the Parish Council, said
Adrian Dale has made a substantial contribution... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 22:30 by Mark Hunter
Cllr Andrew Seaman was elected as the Chair of the Parish Council for 2021-22, at the Annual Meeting in May.
Posted: Sun, 23 May 2021 14:03 by Mark Hunter
The rollout of the LED lighting in the parish continues, with the Zeta Specialist Lighting contractors, Webheath Services, working through the weekend, using their zero emissions electric MEWP.
All the lights in Chelston Rise have now been changed over.
Posted: Sun, 16 May 2021 17:55 by Mark Hunter
The results for the Higham Ferrers ward (that includes Chelveston parish) in the NNC election have been announced and the three councillors are:
Jennie Bone (Con)
Bert Jackson (Con)
Harriet Pentland (Con)
Posted: Fri, 07 May 2021 20:26 by Mark Hunter
The formal notice that the 7 nominated candidates are elected uncontested to the Parish Council.
Posted: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 23:20 by Mark Hunter
Our new noticeboard has arrived today, outside the Village Hall. Earth Anchors Ltd modified their design to fit the existing posts.
Parish notices on the left, public notices (no key required) on the right. Please use the magnets, not staple-guns on the metal backboard!
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:46 by Mark Hunter
A half-muffled bell was tolled 99 times at 12 noon at St John's on Saturday 10th April along with other churches and cathedrals across the country.
The church will be open especially from 10am-4pm on Sunday 11th April for prayers to be offered and candles lit in memory of Prince Philip. Some short prayers will be said at 3pm at St John's and at 3.30pm there will be an Online Service of Commemoration... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 12:23 by Mark Hunter