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Remembering the fallen

Remembering the fallen

The Annual Service of Remembrance will take place on Sunday 12th November. The normal church communion service will start at 9:00 and at approx. 9:50 move outside to the Churchyard.

The act of Remembrance will take place by the Cross of Sorrow, where the minute's silence will be held. Wreaths will then be laid at the cross, and at the 305th memorial at the base of the church tower.

Posted: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 09:03 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Remembrance Service

Footway siding out

Footway siding out

The Parish Council is funding the "siding out" (widen back to full width) of a number of footways that have suffered encroaching vegetation. These are the footway that links Duchy Close to Hillside (pictured), the whole of the western side of Raunds Road, and part of Caldecott Road between the Church and Bidwell Lane.

You may have spotted the Council's latest contractor at work!

Posted: Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:58 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Parish Council, Footways

Met Office issues YELLOW warning for wind on Saturday

Met Office issues YELLOW warning for wind on Saturday

The Met Office has issued a YELLOW wind warning for the more southern parts of the East Midlands - MEDIUM Likelihood of LOW Impacts, valid between 0400 and 2359 on Saturday 21st October.

The wind blowing from the southwest will steadily increase during Friday night and by mid to late Saturday morning we could be experiencing gusts between 40 and 50 mph.

The wind itself will gradually edge round to a... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:30 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Information, Weather Warning

Street lights out

Street lights out

Lamp 1 (Near 37 Water Lane) has been reported as a dim red glow.

Lamp 2 (near Hall Farm House, Water Lane) has been reported as dead.

Lamp 8 (near 3 Duchy Close) has been reported as coming on early.

UPDATED: All repaired by the lighting contractor.

Posted: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:23 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Street Lighting

Murder at the Village Hall wedding reception!

Murder at the Village Hall wedding reception!

On Saturday evening, a number of guests turned up to the wedding reception of "Ros and Clive Gresham" at the Village Hall. Sadly, all did not turn out well for the newly weds, but the guests appear to have had a great time from feedback so far!

The murder mystery was a new venture for the Events Committee, and one which may be repeated next year.

Posted: Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:59 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Events

Power Outage - Raunds Road

Power Outage - Raunds Road

Following a traffic incident on Sunday afternoon when a vehicle damaged a power pole outside Redwood, Raunds Road, Western Power Distribution (WPD) have isolated the power near Hawthorn Cottage whilst the pole is replaced.

This means 16 properties are currently without power.

UPDATE: WPD have restored the supply.

Posted: Sun, 08 Oct 2017 21:17 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Power Cut

School House refurbishment

School House refurbishment

The Educational Foundation charity that owns the Village Hall and School House has completed a major refurbishment of the former schoolmaster's house, which is attached to the Village Hall (the former school, which closed in December 1967).

Posted: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:37 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Village Hall

Village Hall window replacement work completed

Village Hall window replacement work completed

The Educational Foundation charity that owns the Village Hall and School House has completed the repairs to the windows in the old part of the hall.

Some of the stone window frames had cracked over the last 150 years and, as you might expect, the old single pane glass had a very poor energy efficiency! The new double glazed sealed units have been installed into the repaired stone frames (no uPVC in... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:22 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Village Hall

Public Safety

Public Safety

A message from Superintendent Chris Hillery, Northamptonshire Police -

The UK threat level has been raised to critical, which means an attack is imminent – that is the assessment which Northamptonshire Police are prepared for. Within Northamptonshire additional high-visibility patrols are now in place at key locations across the county.

We need your help and support to keep communities in Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:58 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Police

Storm Aileen

Storm Aileen

Storm Aileen is passing through on Tuesday Night / Wednesday Morning with winds between 50-60 MPH predicted locally by the Met Office.

Call 105 in the event of a Power outage (this number is used by all the electrical distribution companies).

Posted: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:02 by Mark Hunter

Tags: Information, Weather Warning

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