Category Archives: Local Services

Water Problems

Just received from Anglian Water : problems with water supply in the Preston Capes & Canons Ashby area. This may cause low water pressure or stoppages. Where affected, supplies are expected to be put right by 19:30 tonight, 17th June … Continue reading

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Forewarned..(Updated).

Cuts In Gritting Next Winter Will Hit Woodford According to an article on the Daventry Express web site, planned cuts to precautionary gritting will mean that the following roads won’t be gritted as a precaution against freezing: Byfield Road Scrivens … Continue reading

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Library & Rhymetime

Because of the problems at the library – a fault with the County Council’s IT cabinet and not anything to do with the building itself – the County Council has asked us to publicise the following notices:- Rhymetime Is Still … Continue reading

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PCC News

Update from the Northamptonshire Police & Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold, the Northamptonshire Police & Crime Commissioner , will soon also be responsible for Northamptonshire’s fire and rescue service. His office have just published this Newsletter to keep local people up … Continue reading

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Future Northants

Give Your Views on New Councils In Northamptonshire Consultation on a re-structure of local government in Northamptonshire started on the 18th June. All residents, businesses and other stakeholders in the county have the chance to have their say. The eight … Continue reading

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Our Friends Electric

Are You Using or Thinking of Using An Electric Vehicle? Daventry District Council are conducting an online survey regarding electric vehicle charging points. They are seeking information on the number of electric vehicle (EV) drivers in the district and those … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Watch

Great recruiting session for Neighbourhood Watch at the Co-op today. Carl Barton advises there was plenty of interest and they signed up 10 new members.

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Rubbish News

Daventry District Council has issued two releases reminding residents of the changes to refuse collection and recycling in the District. Residents are urged to keep an eye out for their new collections calendar and information booklet for the new service, … Continue reading

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Save The Library Meeting

Save Woodford Halse Library. There will be a meeting to discuss the future of our village library on the 9th May 2018 at 7.00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Farndon room at the rear of the library. … Continue reading

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Farndon Road Water

Anglian Water advise that there have been water problems on the Farndon Road. Details here. Although the problem is now resolved, you may experience cloudy tap water when you next turn it on. This should resolve itself after a few … Continue reading

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Bins Alert!

New Recycling Bins to be Delivered By 31st May New recycling bins are being delivered to households across Daventry District in preparation for changes to the collection service this summer. The blue-lidded wheelie bins will replace the red and blue … Continue reading

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Keep Safe Northamptonshire

The Keep Safe Scheme aims to support people with learning disabilities to keep safe and get help in an emergency when out and about in Northamptonshire. The Keep Safe Scheme is being expanded and relaunched on 18th April 2018 2-4pm. … Continue reading

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Byfield Medical Centre Response

Currently comments on the Signpost are disabled (see here for why) but a while ago the following was posted by Jilly Bean, regarding the Byfield Medical Centre. “I am a new patient and have attended the centre just a few … Continue reading

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Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time IS STILL RUNNING despite the reduced library hours!  

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More on The Library

Pat Darby (who is coordinating activities on the library for the Parish Council) has sent through the following on Monday 12th March …. “Unfortunately there is misinformation on both Facebook and in the press. Having talked to the library manager … Continue reading

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DDC On Recycling Changes

We have had a series of press releases from Daventry District Council on the changes to recycling & rubbish collection. They are reproduced in full below. There is also this handy guide to what goes where… 123Plus Recycling There will … Continue reading

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Recycling Changes

Daventry District Council’s arrangements for recycling are changing from June 2018. What is actually happening is spelled out on DDC’s web site where you can:- find out what the changes are learn about the garden waste scheme register for your … Continue reading

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Library Hours Update

Pat Darby, who is taking the lead for the Parish Council on issues relating to the planned library closure, has sent through the following update:- “It has been announced today that the County Council has had to make severe spending … Continue reading

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Water Warning

Anglian Water have posted a notice that they are going to be carrying out work to investigate a leak at the bottom of Quinton Lane between Wednesday 7th February and Friday 9th February. It is not known if this work … Continue reading

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Advice Volunteers Needed

Open Afternoon at Citizens Advice Daventry and District Citizens Advice Daventry and District provides free, confidential, impartial information and advice to the residents of Daventry Town and the surrounding District. They are keen to find more volunteers to support their … Continue reading

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New Alert Service

From Northamptonshire Police. Neighbourhood Alert is the new messaging service run by Northamptonshire Police. It takes over from the previous service known as Community Connect. Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert and now has greater functionality than previously, allowing frontline police officers to … Continue reading

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Free Money

For Local Groups Daventry District Council is launching it’s Local Lotto – a lottery designed to raise money for local community organisations. There is a launch event to allow local groups to find out how it works and how they … Continue reading

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Library Consultation Closing

Don’t forget that Northampton County Council’s consultation on Library Services closes on January 13th. There is still time to make your views known here:- NCC Consultation on Libraries All of the options proposed involve the closure of Woodford’s library but … Continue reading

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Library Meeting Info

At the recent public meeting on the future of the library in Woodford Halse, a presentation was given highlighting the costs and usage of the Library and the proposals put forward for consultation by Northants County Council. A copy of … Continue reading

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School’s 150 Years!

The school will be open from 3.30pm – 4.30pm on Monday 18th December for the WHOLE COMMUNITY to come and take a look around and enjoy tea & cake with former teachers and pupils! Everyone is invited to come along … Continue reading

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Update from Parish Council.

At last night’s Parish Council meeting, following on from the public meeting on Monday, the Council took two decisions. 1. On the PCSO it was agreed to continue with funding a PCSO for the village, reflecting the balance of views … Continue reading

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Police & Library Meetings

Forthcoming meetings on local policing police and the library. Please note that although the Library Meeting is shown as “approx 8:00pm start” it will begin immediately after the police meeting, whenever that finishes.

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Post Office Decision

Post Office Decision Letter The Post Office have confirmed their decision to move in this letter. For those wishing for a summary, it says, in my opinion: “Thanks for all your input but we’re going ahead anyway and, oh, by … Continue reading

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Festive Recycling

Here’s a short video from Daventry District Council about recycling at Christmas. Collections over the festive period will take place on their usual days, with the exception of Christmas Day. Households that were due a collection on that day will … Continue reading

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Northants & Libraries

Regarding the Public Meeting on December 11th. Those concerned about the threat to the Library may be interested to see the web cast of the Northamptonshire County Council meeting at which a motion regarding closure of libraries was debated. You … Continue reading

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Police & Library Meeting Update

Kay Coles, chair of the Parish Council, has provided an update on the planned public parish meeting on December 11th. She will be chairing the meeting, which will start with a discussion on the future of local policing. In order … Continue reading

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Police & Library Public Meeting

There will be a public parish meeting to discuss the proposed changes to local policing and possible changes to the library on December 11th in the Memorial Hall. Doors open 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start. Attendees will include, Parish Council … Continue reading

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Byfield Medical Centre Update

The Medical Centre has issued a press release on it’s recent announcements. They have also sent a letter to affected local parish councils asking them to support the planning application. A copy of that letter is available here. The press … Continue reading

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Byfield Medical Centre News

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM BYFIELD MEDICAL CENTRE VIA THEIR WEBSITE Dr Adam Bone has formally resigned from his post as Senior Partner at Byfield Medical Centre. He will therefore be leaving Byfield Medical Centre at the end of December 2017. Dr Bone … Continue reading

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Byfield Medical Centre

Meeting on 24th October Byfield Parish Council is holding a meeting on Tuesday 24th October at Byfield village hall at 7.30pm to discuss the planning application for up to 90 houses and a new medical centre. All Byfield residents are … Continue reading

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Care & Repair Grants

Home owner grants of up to £5,000 now available! Did you know Home Repairs Assistance Grants (HRAs) can provide up to £5,000 to fund a range of work and essential repairs to your home including repair/replacement central heating boilers and … Continue reading

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Safety Matters

Northamptonshire Safer in the Summer Here’s the latest edition of “Safety Matters”, a joint initiative of Northants Police, Northants Fire & Rescue and Northants County Council to help improve safety awareness. This summer number includes:- Being Water Aware How to … Continue reading

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Health Visitor Drop-In

Sessions at “The Nest”

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Fire & Police

How Should They Be Managed? A Consultation. A public consultation has been launched on how Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service should be governed. You can give your views in a survey at www.northantsfireproposals.co.uk. The survey closes on Tuesday 1st August … Continue reading

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Footpath Warden Report

At last week’s Annual Parish Meeting,  Joe Pitt the Parish Footpath Warden presented his report on footpath issues for the previous year. Here is a copy:- 2017 Footpath Warden Report. It’s good to see folk making use of local footpaths. … Continue reading

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Daventry Memory Cafe

Meetings for Dementia Sufferers & Carers Daventry & District Memory Café runs events for dementia sufferes and for those that care for them. For people with Dementia: Meetings at the Abbey Centre, Market Square, Daventry NN11 4XG. All these meetings … Continue reading

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Funding Fair

Finding Funding For Community Projects Big Lottery Fund,  BBC Children in Need, Heritage Lottery Fund, Grantscape, London Marathon Charitable Trust and Northamptonshire Groundwork are just some of the organisations that want to talk to groups that need funding for community … Continue reading

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Byfield Medical Centre

Byfield Medical Centre is planning to expand. They wish to ensure that they are communicating with all of their patient’s and so have set up a Facebook page to share their plans for a new medical centre within the village … Continue reading

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SARA Field News

Your Views Wanted On The Astroturf Area Here’s an update regarding The SARA Field from Pat Knight….. A group has been set up with representatives from the football club, bowls club, cricket club and Parish Council. The aim is to … Continue reading

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Bins Out Tonight!

Don’t forget its grey bins and recycling boxes this Thursday, 29th December. Full details of DDC’s recycling over Xmas and the New Year here… Rubbish News 

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Xmas Rubbish

Here is Daventry District Council’s schedule for refuse and recycling collections over the Christmas period……. Click here to download a printable version. Click here to download a printable version. Bin Collection Schedule All waste and recycling collections will take place … Continue reading

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Fire Service Future Plans

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service have launched public consultation on their draft Community Protection Plan, which will help shape the future priorities and structure of fire and rescue service. The Community Protection Plan (CPP) sets out the current profile and … Continue reading

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Xmas Rubbish

Christmas 2016 Waste and Recycling Collections Here are the details from Daventry District Council about rubbish and recycling collections over the Christmas period…… All collections will take place on their usual days over Christmas and New Year, including Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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Baby Aid

Here’s a really helpful idea from Little Lamb’s Child Minder. Little Lambs is an OFSTED registered child minder in Woodford Halse. They recently posted on their Facebook page details of a free St John’s Ambulance Baby First Aid Guide and … Continue reading

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Library News

Don’t Forget Woodford’s Library! Woodford Halse Library offers a welcoming environment for all, with free WiFi, a children’s play area, computer/printing facilities, DVD rentals and much more. Visit the Library Shop for gift inspiration or browse our permanent book sale. … Continue reading

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Be Clear on Cancer

PERSISTENT COUGH OR BREATHLESSNESS – SEE YOUR DOCTOR New campaign launches to encourage those with a persistent cough or breathlessness to go to their doctor. Last month Public Health England launched a new Be Clear on Cancer campaign. The campaign … Continue reading

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Satnav Post Codes for Village Venues

Donna Wise – who looks after bookings for the Dryden Hall, Farndon Room and Memorial Hall has asked us to add the post codes for these venues to the web site for folk to use in satnavs’ etc. The pages … Continue reading

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Care & Repair Home Grants

Grants of up to £10,000 for Home Owners Home owners over the age of 18 who are receiving a means-tested benefit can now access up to £10,000 to make essential repairs to their homes. Housing Repairs Assistance grants can provide … Continue reading

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Water Works Tonight

Don’t Forget Anglian Water Starts Water Works Tonight It’s all detailed in this letter and the first work starts tonight, so make sure you get yourself ready before 10:00pm. Water will be going off in some streets tonight, and others … Continue reading

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Feeling Flushed?

Anglian Water are carrying out work that means the water mains around Woodford Halse, Hinton & West Farndon will need to be flushed  out. While this is going on you will need (among other things) to stop using washing machines … Continue reading

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New Planning Pages

We’ve added some pages to the web site covering questions related to local planning. You can find the new pages here:- Planning You can also find them under the “Parish Council” menu at the top of the page. Let us … Continue reading

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Local Public Health Consultation

Northants County Council Seeks Views of Services for 0 to 19 Year Olds A consultation looking at key public health nursing services for children and young people has been launched. Northamptonshire County Council is responsible for commissioning a public health … Continue reading

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Update on The Local Offer

Help For Children & Young People in Northamptonshire A year ago we posted details of the Northants Local Offer, a service for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities who are aged 0-25 years, living in Northants. … Continue reading

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Seeing Better Roadshow

3rd May in the Co-op Car Park The Northampton Association for the Blind is bringing its Mobile Sight Centre to village locations in Northamptonshire in a series of Village Roadshows. The Mobile Sight Centre will be situated in in WOODFORD … Continue reading

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Children’s Centre To Close?

County Council Consultation Needs Your Say : Deadline 28/04/16. As a result of cuts made to the budget, intended to meet austerity targets, Northamptonshire County Council intends to make changes to the way that Children’s Centre services are delivered. The … Continue reading

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Library Rhymes + Sign & Sign..

A very successful Sing and Sign session was held at Woodford Library on Saturday 12th March. Eight children attended with their parents and had a very enjoyable time with Julia from Sing and Sign. Rhymetimes are held at Woodford Halse … Continue reading

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I’ve Bin Told That You’ve Bin Bold

Help Shape the Future of Bin Collections in Daventry District DDC is encouraging residents and local businesses to have their say on future proposals for Daventry District’s waste and recycling collections…. Here is an outline of their proposals and the … Continue reading

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Library Opening Changes

Opening hours are changing at Woodford Halse Library! From March 7th the Library will be open as follows: Mondays and Tuesdays closed Wednesdays 10-2 Thursdays and Fridays 2-6 Saturdays 10-2 Sundays 11-2 Rhymetimes:  Tuesdays 2-2.30 and Saturdays 11.30-12. Knitting Club:  … Continue reading

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Minibus for Local Groups

South Northants Volunteer Bureau Transport The South Northants Volunteer Bureau supports voluntary work across our area. Among their services is a mini-bus hire service for local groups. The 16 seater vehicle is available with a driver for hire by not-for-profit … Continue reading

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Grey Bins On Thursday

Waste & Recycling Days Here’s the details of recycling and rubbish collection for the coming weeks. It’s on the back of your WOW as well…. Grey bin tomorrow (Dec 31st) No bins (just recycling) next Thursday (Jan 7th), grey bin … Continue reading

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Festive Rubbish News

Christmas 2015 Waste and Recycling Collections Daventry District Council have sent us details of the arrangements being put in place for rubbish and recycling collections over the coming festive period. Details are below and you can download a copy of … Continue reading

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Help for Stoptober

Interested in Hypnotherapy for Help to Stop Smoking? If you need some help for the month of Stoptober (or just giving up smoking anyway!) you might be interested in the site Hypnotherapy Directory where there is a section on quitting … Continue reading

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Play & Learn for Under 5’s

Sessions Start September 25th Lisa Morris, the Programme Co-ordinator – Libraries  & Children’s Centre Services is currently putting together a new activity for families living in and around Woodford Halse. To add to the universal children’s centre services and activities … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget – Street Doctor

Street Problems Can Be Reported On-Line Don’t forget Northampton County Council has an on-line service to allow you to report highway problems. Reach it here: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/streetdoctor See more details here:- Street Doctor is just one of the many helpful links … Continue reading

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Northant’s Local Offer

Help For Children & Young People in Northamptonshire Local Offer is a service for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities who are aged 0-25 years, living in Northants. Local Offer provides a signpost to services and … Continue reading

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Mobile Sight Centre Visit

Daventry : March 18th The Northamptonshire Association for the Blind (NAB) provides advice, support and access to specialist equipment for those affected by sight loss. Their Mobile Sight Centre will be visiting Daventry (near the Shopmobility Centre) on March 18th … Continue reading

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Oil Users See This

Schemes for Shared Purchasing Users of oil fired heating may be interested to hear about a scheme currently running in Wardington where users are invited to pool their orders in order to negotiate a better price from suppliers. It’s not … Continue reading

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Mobile Sight Centre Visit

Daventry: February 18th The Northamptonshire Association for the Blind (NAB) provides advice, support and access to specialist equipment for those affected by sight loss. Their Mobile Sight Centre will be visiting Daventry on February 18th and all those concerned by … Continue reading

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Recycling News

Daventry Recycling Centre’s New Opening Times. Northants County Council are changing the opening hours for their recycling centres including the centre at Daventry which will now be open 10:00am to 6:00pm every day EXCEPT Wednesday and Thursday when it will … Continue reading

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Pharmaceutical Consultation

Are Northants Pharmacies Meeting Your Needs? Northamptonshires Pharmaceutical Service is carrying out a Needs Assessment to make sure it meets the needs of people across the county. If you have views on the way that the pharmaceutical service operates and … Continue reading

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NHS Health Check

DON’T MISS OUT – IT’S FREE Feeling okay? Keep it that way with a free NHS Health Check – that’s the message from public health experts at Northamptonshire County Council. Everyone is at risk of developing heart disease, stroke, diabetes, … Continue reading

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Christmas Rubbish

No Collection This Thursday : Christmas Day Arrangements for rubbish collections over the Xmas period are posted on the DDC web site:-  Xmas Recycling & Refuse Collection. Instead of the Brown Bin Collection on Thursday there will be a recycling … Continue reading

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Xmas Opening…

It’s In Your WOW But It’s Here As Well. Here are the details of Xmas opening for local businesses. Regular opening times are here:- Open All Hours.

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On-Line Services

More and more government services are available on-line and that includes services from your district and county council. Northamptonshire County Council recently sent us details of their Click It campaign and we’ve used them to set up a page for … Continue reading

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An Idea for Local Business?

Would the FSB Initiative Work Here? Woodford is lucky to have the number and range of shops that we do but do we always take advantage of what they can offer? One thing is sure, without our custom they cannot … Continue reading

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Community Project Funding

Funding Central is a web site that helps keep community groups up to date with the latest trends, news and issues regarding funding and finance opportunities. Note particularly the deadlines below for Comic Relief and other project funding. If your … Continue reading

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Broadband News

Update from Superfast Northamptonshire Here’s the latest news from the Superfast Northamptonshire project giving details of how fibre based broadband is being rolled out across the county. Superfast Northamptonshire Newsletter 11 March 2014 There’s also a link to the When … Continue reading

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Highway Warden

Local Liaison With Northamptonshire Highways Pat Knight, a Woodford resident for over five years and recently retired police officer, has taken on the voluntary role of Highway Warden for the parish. Pat’s aim is to act as a liaison between … Continue reading

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Comic Book Club

The Phoenix Rises At Woodford Library Starting February 28th, every Friday after school (3:30 – 4:15pm), Woodford Library will be hosting the Phoenix Comic Book Club with: regular weekly magazine quizzes crafts competions It’s free so come along and make … Continue reading

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Adams Road Closure

March 25th – 27th Here’s advanced warning for service repairs that Anglian Water intends to carry out at the end of March 2014.  Adams Road will be closed between Anscomb Way and the Co-op to allow repairs to a water … Continue reading

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Latest ACRE Village Viewpoint

Winter 2013 Edition The Northamptonshire branch of ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) is one of 38 rural community councils, part of  a country wide network, helping rural communities with the problems they face. For example, ACRE provided the … Continue reading

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2014 Carers Awards

Do You Know A Carer Who Deserves Recognition? Many people choose not to describe themselves as a carer – it’s just something they do for someone they care about. This Jane Roebuck Carers Awards 2014 is your opportunity to do … Continue reading

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Northampton’s Winter Warmer

Winter News from the County Council. Here’s some winter news from Northants County Council with details of:- the Wrapped Up Campaign to help those not coping with the winter Adult Learning courses for Winter & Spring a reminder about Street … Continue reading

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Its a Festive WoW!

Coming to your letterbox soon. The bumper 8 page edition of WoW for December and January will be on its way to you soon but you can steal a march on your neighbours by reading it here…. Xmas 2013 WoW … Continue reading

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Xmas Waste & Recycling Collections

Details of Christmas Collections 2013 Collection dates Collections will take place as scheduled, including Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. There will be no collection on Christmas Day (Wednesday) and instead those properties affected will … Continue reading

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Highway Warden Wanted

New County Scheme To Improve Our Roads The Parish is looking for someone to take up the voluntary role of Highway Warden under a new scheme being promoted by Northants County Council. The aim of the scheme is that the … Continue reading

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Byfield Surgery News

New Services, New Doctor Here’s a couple of news items that I’ve found on the Byfield Medical Centre web site. Surgery Closed on November 13th p.m. The Medical Centre will be closed on the afternoon of Wednesday, 13th November from … Continue reading

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Bus 200 & Byfield Road Closure

The following details have been given by Stagecoach regarding the diversion of buses during the closure of Byfield Road…. Route 200  Due to the closure of Woodford Road in Byfield for the installation of electrical cabling between 28th October and … Continue reading

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Street Lighting & Public Safety

How Do You Feel About Local Services & Public Safety? The Neighbourhood & Home Watch Network is working with national personal safety charity Suzy Lamplugh Trust on a piece of work to find out about cuts to local services – … Continue reading

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Free Wood Chippings

News from the Parish Council Next Tuesday (1st October) the Community Placement gang will chipping a lot of wood. If anyone wants the chippings they can help themselves. The pile is by footpath from bottom of Ash Way to Larch … Continue reading

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Remember the Street Doctor

Street Doctor is available on-line Don’t forget, you can always report road problems by using their on-line service. Street Doctor covers problems with : Bridges Bus Stops/Routes Ditches, Drains & Drain Covers Footways & Footpaths Kerbs Parking Pedestrian Crossings & … Continue reading

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