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Covid-19 Parish Response: Daily verbal update broadcasts

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We are experimenting with daily verbal briefings, broadcast from the Village Hall using the new internet connection. They are available to anyone with internet access.

Latest Daily Briefing.

Sunday Service - Palm Sunday.

The links have been tested with several devices, but we make no guarantees that they will work with every device.

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 08:00 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Covid-19, Information

NCC launches support line for requests for help

NCC Support line graphic

The County Council has launched a helpline for ANYONE in the county needing help. The Community Resilience Service will co-ordinate requests for help in conjunction with the district and borough councils, mapping those requests by area and linking them up with local community groups, volunteers and voluntary organisations who have pledged their support. The number is 0300 126 1000 (option 5) and individuals... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:52 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Covid-19

Chelston Rise Play Area closed

Play area at Chelston Rise

In line with the Government guidance issued last week on social distancing, the directors of the Chelston Rise management company have confirmed that the play area has been closed and a reminder circulated on the Chelston Rise Facebook page.

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 18:33 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Covid-19, Information

Church services suspended

Church services suspended

All church services in St John the Baptist church have been suspended until further notice.

The church bells will still ring on Sunday mornings, as a reminder to the village of the church's enduring presence within our community.

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 08:23 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Church, Covid-19

Local Covid 19 advice - Update 2

Local Covid 19 advice - Update 2

Community Assistance to those self-isolating - Leaflets have been delivered to all households in the Parish, and in the first day over 40 residents have joined the dedicated WhatsApp group to volunteer their services.

Church Services - the Archbishop of Canterbury has suspended the usual church services until further notice. The church will however be open during the day as usual and there will be usual... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 21:56 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Covid-19, Information

Public Appeal launched to restore the Cross of Sorrow (1920-20)

Public Appeal launched to restore the Cross of Sorrow (1920-20)

The Parish Council has today (9th December 2019) formally launched a public appeal to restore the Cross of Sorrow memorial erected by public subscription in 1920 in memory of the fallen in the Great War, and, subsequently, World War II.

Please see the appeal leaflet for details of the work to be carried out and ways to donate.

Click here to see the benefactors to date.

Posted: Sun, 15 Mar 2020 15:39 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Appeal

New low energy Street Lamp 59 live in Bidwell Lane

Lamp 59

The developer has replaced one street lamp and installed a new street lamp in Bidwell Lane, Caldecott (one at either end of the development).

The PL-L Libra lamps see a return to white light, but at only 36w compared to 80w for the previous white Mercury lamps, and with better colour rendering, which will assist with CCTV, etc.

Posted: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 23:03 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Street Lighting

Ditchford Lane has re-opened

Roadworks sign

Northants Highways advise that the full length of Ditchford Lane, Irthlingborough, has re-opened following the completion of strengthening repairs to the bridge.

Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:59 by Mark Hunter

Tags: NCC Highways, Roadworks

Bidwell Lane closed for Anglian Water works - 9th to 11th March

Bidwell Lane closed for Anglian Water works - 9th to 11th March

Anglian Water are intending on installing a new water supply on Bidwell Lane in Caldecott. To undertake the work safely will require that the road is closed for up to three days from the 9 March 2020.

Diversion will be sign posted.

Posted: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:22 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Anglian Water, Roadworks

Allotment plot renewals - 2020 season

Allotment plot renewals - 2020 season

All current tenants of the Chelveston Allotments should have have received an email advising of the plot rent and water charge increases, and annual collection of the rents on Saturday 7th March 2020.

Posted: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 13:02 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Allotments

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