There are occasional online talks regarding HS2 archaeological work along the line. Please let Maurice Cole know if you are interested as places need to be booked in..
A virtual talk is being given by archaeologists from MOLA on 27 July, providing an update about the HS2 excavation works happening at Blackgrounds near Chipping Warden.
Posted: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 15:30 by Maurice Cole
The sudden closure of Banbury Road from Sunday 18 July was because of Anglian Water repair work, not the HS2 work mentioned in the news item below. Anglian Water anticipate the repairs will take 3 to 5 days.
Posted: Sun, 18 Jul 2021 22:21 by Maurice Cole
HS2 have advised that from 19 July until mid August between 9.30am and 3.30pm there will be a lane closure on the Banbury Road between Bulls Lane and the Magpie road junction. Traffic lights will control the traffic flow. Additionally, Bulls Lane will be closed for the same hours probably for the first week of the work.
Posted: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 13:09 by Maurice Cole
Phil Tustian has kindly agreed to be a parish councillor. He was co-opted as a councillor at the council meeting on 20 May. The appointment brings the council up to its full complement of five councillors.
Posted: Mon, 24 May 2021 13:02 by Maurice Cole
Four nominations were received for the parish council election with vacancy for five councillors. Therefore there is a resultant declaration of an uncontested election with four of our existing councillors being reappointed for the new term of office starting in May: Councillors John Clouston, Ian Durham, Emlyn Lilly and Janet Ormond. A copy of the election declaration is in the documents file on this... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 16:47 by Maurice Cole
Our parish is now within the new unitary authority West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) replacing the former Northamptonshire County Council and South Northamptonshire District Council. The new authority covers Northampton, Daventry and South Northamptonshire.
The WNC's website is still embryonic and therefore unfortunately some information and links on this website may currently be historic until new... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 15:39 by Maurice Cole
HS2 has recently advised the parish council that Banbury Road between Bulls Lane and the Magpie road junction will be fully closed during the construction period until 'early 2024'.
It is currently unclear when this will start but it appears that it will be when the proposed 'Greatworth T' road junction has been constructed. The latter junction will be a temporary new road linking the compound at the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 20:48 by Maurice Cole
The formal notice of the election can be found under 'Election Notice 2021" in the Council's documents section of this website.
Would you like to do something positive for our community? Why not consider becoming a parish councillor? The council normally meets 9 times a year. Additionally there is often a need to consider issues advised by email in readiness for meetings.
To find out more perhaps look... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 10:09 by Maurice Cole
The Chenderit Benefice Foodbank continues to meet a real need. If you would like to donate food, please leave it at the Rectory, 17 Astrop Road, Middleton Cheney, OX17 2PG and contact Father Nick Leggett if you would like further information (07925 419068).
Posted: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 13:26 by Maurice Cole
The government intends to go ahead with the local elections on 6 May. West Northamptonshire Council is encouraging residents to consider registering for postal votes. Click here to see information relevant to our parish. A range of Covid-safe measures are being planned for polling stations, alongside the other usual options such as voting by post or by proxy. People are urged to apply for postal votes... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 10:55 by Maurice Cole