Author: Alison Benson

Bin Collections over the Christmas Period

Waste and recycling collection days in the South Northamptonshire and Northampton areas will not change over Christmas and New Year.

Garden waste collections will be suspended from 24 December until 6 January across West Northamptonshire.

Christmas Tree collections

Crews will collect real Christmas trees on the weeks beginning 9 and 20 January.

Residents in the Daventry and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:33 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

It Is Illegal To Ride An E-Scooter On A Public Road Or Pavement

It Is Illegal To Ride An E-Scooter On A Public Road Or Pavement

Tempted to buy a E-Scooter? Please think again. The law is very clear, it is illegal to ride an E-Scooter on a public road, cycle lane or pavement. See leaflet for full details.

Posted: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 10:00 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

Grand Opening of the Outdoor Gym and Running Track Saturday 26th November 2022 at 11am

Please come along on Saturday 26th November at 11am for the Grand Opening of the outdoor gym and running track. The Parish Council are delighted to deliver this amazing free resource which can be used by all members of the community. Come along to the Grand Opening and see how to use the equipment and have a go yourself.

The Grand Opening will be followed by the Hackleton School Association Christmas... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 13:30 by Alison Benson

Tags: Outdoor Gym & Running Track

Remembrance Sunday 13th November 2022 - Temporary Road Closure

The Act of Remembrance will take place on Sunday 13th November 2022 at 11am at the War Memorial. Please note that the Main Road will be closed from 10:45am - 11:15am reference TTO223 W481

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 15:46 by Alison Benson

Tags: Road Closure

New Public Spaces Protection Order - Dog Control and Prohibition of Smoking in specific public places

West Northants Cabinet have approved the introduction of a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to promote responsible dog ownership and prohibit smoking in certain public spaces across the Daventry and South areas of West Northamptonshire.

The Order will come into effect from 1 November 2022 for a period of 3 years.

The requirements and restrictions of the new Order are summarised as follows:

Posted: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 14:42 by Alison Benson

Tags: Environment

Wildlife Biodiversity & Environment - Open Meeting

How can we enhance wildlife, biodiversity and the environment as individuals, as groups and within our wider community.

Please come along to an open meeting on Tuesday 15th November 2022 7:30pm Coffee@Carey to hear what has been done to date, discuss what the next steps can be and to get involved.

Let's come together to take action on climate change.

Posted: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 14:35 by Alison Benson

Tags: Environment

Closure of Preston Deanery Road 7th - 10th October

We have been advised by West Northants Council that the Preston Deanery Road will be closed from 7th -10th October for essential pothole repairs.

Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 10:05 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

Upgrade programme: Update on M1 Junctions 13-16 – continuation of phased opening

The following update has been received from National Highways:

I am writing to update you on progress on the M1 junctions 13 to 16 upgrade. Since opening the first section of the upgrade between junction 13 (Milton Keynes south) and Newport Pagnell Services in March, we've continued to work to improve the rest of the scheme between Newport Pagnell and junction 16 (Upper Heyford Interchange).

Four lanes... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 08:55 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

Running Track and Outdoor Gym

The Parish Council is delighted to confirm that initial groundworks have commenced on the installation of our outdoor gym and running track on Hackleton Recreation Ground. The footpath inside the recreation ground is in the process of being taken up to make way for the running track. Our contractor Caloo is expected on site from 12th September. We will keep you updated as the installation progresses... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 09:07 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

Memorial Safety Inspections Piddington Cemetery & Churchyard

Memorial Safety Inspections will take place on 31st August 2022.

The Parish Council recognises that the inspection programme has the potential to cause distress, particularly where action is required and will aim to contact known memorial owners as quickly as possible to discuss any issues. If any memorial is deemed at immediate risk and the memorial owner is not known, clear information will be posted... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2022 09:17 by Alison Benson

Tags: Cemetery