Chelveston-cum-Caldecott Parish Council

Serving the people of Chelveston-cum-Caldecott

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

Tel: 01933 626039


Upper Higham Lane road closure from Mon 24th January

Upper Higham Lane road closure

Upper Higham Lane will be closed from Monday 24th to Friday 28th January, for parapet repair works. Diversions will be sign posted.

Posted: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 23:39 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Highways, Roadworks

Quiz Night on 21st January cancelled

Quiz Night on 21st January cancelled

The Quiz due to be held at St Johns Church on 21st January has been postponed due to concerns regarding Omicron variant.

The Events Team is sorry for any disappointment and is planning to reschedule this event some time in March.

Posted: Mon, 17 Jan 2022 14:47 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

Grant funding award for planning consultants

Neighbourhood Development Plan cover

We are delighted to advise the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has awarded a grant (managed by Groundwork UK) to fully fund a planning consultant review of the parish NDP as it approaches its first 5 years in 2022.

The Parish Council has appointed Troy Planning + Design, who will deliver their report in Feb 2022. A volunteer NDP Working Party will be set up in 2022 to consider the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 16:34 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Planning

Lamp 2 (Water Lane) out of service

Street light

Residents may notice that Lamp 2 in Water Lane is not working. This is due to the supply cable breaking and coming away from the junction box. Western Power Distribution have been notified.

This has now been repaired.

Posted: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 10:08 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Street Lighting

Christmas waste and recycling collections

Waste bins ready for collection

The normal food and refuse (non-recycling) collection in the parish on Tuesday 21st December will take place one day earlier, on Monday 20th December 2021.

The normal food and recycling collection in the parish on Tuesday 28th December 2021 will take place as normal.

The green waste will NOT be collected on Tuesday 28th December, as the service is suspended between 24th December 2021 and 10th January... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 05 Dec 2021 23:33 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Waste

Remembrance Sunday wreath laying

PC chair laying wreath at memorial

The service of Remembrance and wreath laying on Remembrance Sunday at St John the Baptist church. Wreaths were laid at the Cross of Sorrow by Cllr Andrew Seaman, Chair of the Parish Council and by Peggy Dreads, Churchwarden, and at the 305th BG(H) memorial on the church tower by Master Sergeant Matt Miller, USAF.

Posted: Sun, 14 Nov 2021 11:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Remembrance Service

Winners of Halloween competition 2021

Halloween - first prize winner

The winners of the Halloween competition have been announced by the judges. Click the link for the details and images of the winners.

Posted: Tue, 02 Nov 2021 17:37 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

Trees down in October gales

Tree down in Foot Lane

Strong winds on 31st October brought down several trees and branches in the parish, including Foot Lane, Caldecott Road, on the B645 near the golf course and up at Chelston Rise.

Elsewhere in the county a mini-tornado appears to brought down many more trees , resulting in Northants Highways and the emergency services having to prioritise which trees to clear first.

Always report fallen trees to Street... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 31 Oct 2021 20:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Environment, Highways, Trees

Footbridge replaced in Bidwell Lane

New footbridge in Bidwell Lane

The old / damaged footbridge by the ford in Bidwell Lane, Caldecott ,was removed on Thursday 14th October by Northants Highways contractors. They also cleared out the build up of silt, so that the stream flows through the ford quicker.

On Friday 15th October they lowered the replacement footbridge into place. Its made from recycled plastic, but looks like wood. With a non-slip surface and better side... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 16 Oct 2021 10:20 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Highways

Allotment water levy to increase in 2022


At the October Council meeting it was agreed to increase the water levy the allotment tenants pay to £10 annually (in addition to the plot ground rent) effective from 2022.

This is to cover the increased water supply costs, so that the allotments remain cost neutral to the rest of the parish.

Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 21:01 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Allotments

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