Category Archives: Parish Council

06/18 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 12th Jun 2018 Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the Meeting of the Council on 12th June 2018 This meeting included:- Presentation … Continue reading

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Parish Council IT

At their July meeting, the Parish Council decided to go ahead with changes to the Council’s technology support. This involves: installing wifi and internet access in the Memorial Hall providing Councillors with email addresses for parish council business publishing an … Continue reading

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10/07/18 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting :- Council Agenda 10/07/18 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Discussion points include:- planning applications on Byfield Road & Canons Ashby Road update on the Library … Continue reading

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Library Update

From Pat Darby…. The library has had to close today (Wednesday 27th June, 2018) until further notice due to building issues (apparently this is a problem with an IT cabinet that belongs to the Northamptonshire County Council – they are … Continue reading

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Hall Bookings

Donna Wise looks after hall bookings for the village but she can only pick up messages and deal with calls at certain times. If you are interested in booking one of the village halls (Farndon Room, Dryden Room, Memorial Hall) … Continue reading

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05/18 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 15th May 2018 Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the Meeting of the Council on 15th May 2018 This meeting included:- Confirmation … Continue reading

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12/06/18 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting :- Council Agenda 12/06/18 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Discussion points include:- presentation from developers regarding development of 37 houses on Grants Hill Way (“Red … Continue reading

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New Councillor

Peter Deverill of Bromley Farm Court was co-opted as a new Parish Councillor at the April meeting of the Council. Contact details for all your Parish Councillors can be found on this page.

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04/18 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 10th April 2018 Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the Meeting of the Council on 10th April 2018 This meeting included:- Planning … Continue reading

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Parish Council Governance & Accounts

Each year Parish Councils like Woodford cum Membris have to prepare an Annual Governance and Accountability Return (AGAR) which is reviewed by an external auditor. This post makes available:- The unaudited AGAR Section 1 (Governance Statement) and Section 2 (Accounting … Continue reading

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NCALC

Northants County Association of Local Councils provides support to parish councils across the County with a number of schemes (they helped us with training when we wanted to create the Signpost, for example). They publish a newsletter regularly and this month’s … Continue reading

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Councillor Roles & Privacy

Each year the Parish Council re-considers roles such as the Chair and Vice-Chair and other roles held by Councillors. The Parish Council “Who Does What” page has been updated with details of new roles following the first meeting of the … Continue reading

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15/05/18 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting (This month’s meeting is a week later than usual due to the rules on how soon a meeting can take place after an election of parish councillors.):- Council Agenda 15/05/18 … Continue reading

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03/18 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 13th March 2018 Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the Meeting of the Council on 13th March 2018 This meeting included:- Planning … Continue reading

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Parish Meeting

A Summary From The Signpost At this year’s Parish Meeting on Tuesday April 24th 2018, the Parish Council and other groups provided reports on activities relating to the village over the last year. (Note from the Signpost Editor: this is … 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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Ryfields Play Area

A bit of good news! The saucer swing in the Ryfields Play Area has been repaired and is operational once again. The costs were covered by the Parish Council’s insurance.

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Parish Meeting

24th April 2018 : Memorial Hall : 7:00pm Each year, the Parish Council hosts an open public meeting to update the residents of the village on things that have gone on in the previous year. The Council is required to … Continue reading

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Village Trees

At last night’s meeting of the Parish Council, the Signpost was asked to pass on a message regarding the village’s trees. “We know how much everyone values the trees around the village but occasionally it becomes necessary to prune or … Continue reading

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Parish Election

Fewer than 14 people were nominated for seats on the Woodford cum Membris Parish Council in the election on May 3rd. As a result there will be no poll for the Parish Council (the poll for District Elections and the … Continue reading

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10/04/18 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting:- Council Agenda 10/04/18 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Discussion points include:- Revisions to Council’s Standing Orders Tree & hedge cutting around Ryfieldsplay are Library, Woods  … Continue reading

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02/18 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 13th February 2018 Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the Meeting of the Council on 13th February 2018 This meeting included:- Discussion … Continue reading

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Join Your Parish Council!

3 May 2018 Parish Council Election There are fourteen seats on Woodford cum membris Parish Council. All of these seats are open for election on 3 May 2018. Residents are encouraged to consider serving the Parish for a four year … Continue reading

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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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13/03/18 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting:- Council Agenda 13/03/18 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Discussion points include:- An update on Northants Libraries Development of land east of the Red Road Planning … 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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01/18 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 9th January Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the Meeting of the Council on 9th January 2018 This meeting included:- Progress update … Continue reading

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Village Spring Clean

After all the winter storms and before spring really kicks in, it’s time for the annual Village Spring Clean. If you have any time free between 10am and 2pm on Saturday March 17th please come along and help make a … Continue reading

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Play Area Update

At last night’s Parish Council meeting the Chairman asked to publicly thank all those that had offered to assist with the repair of the swing in the Ryfields Play Area. Sadly, the Council have to decline these offers because of  … Continue reading

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13/02/18 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting:- Council Agenda 13/02/18 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. (Please note this post has the correct date : previous post showed it as 07/02) Discussion points … Continue reading

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Bins & Parking Please!

A note from the Parish Council… Firstly, it’s bin day today but please can you remember to take your bin in tonight after it has been emptied. In some parts of the village, bins that are left out for longer … Continue reading

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12/17 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 12th December Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the Meeting of the Council on 12th December 2017 This meeting included:- Presentation by … Continue reading

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Council Meeting Feedback

Here are four pieces of news from last night’s Parish Council meeting… Free Chips There is a pile of wood chippings behind in the car park behind the Dryden Hall. These are FREE to anyone that wants. Just help yourself. … Continue reading

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09/01/18 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting:- Council Agenda 09/01/18 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Discussion points include:- Planning applications in Byfield Road and at Hinton Manor Court Receive reports on PCSO … Continue reading

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Library Volunteers

Pat Darby has taken the lead role on the Parish Council for exploring the possibilities of a Community Library. She now has an email address specifically for issues relating to this project: padarbylibrary@gmail.com

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11/17 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 14th November Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the Meeting of the Council on 14th November 2017 This meeting discussed County Council’s … 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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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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12/12/17 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting:- Council Agenda 12/12/17 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Discussion points include:- Introducing Mr. E Newton, new head teacher for Woodford Halse Primary School Various planning … 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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WOW Distribution

Just to let you know, the WOW Team is aware that some households, particularly on the Hinton side of the village, may not yet have received their copy of the WOW. The WOW team is working with the distribution company … Continue reading

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10/17 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 10th October Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the Meeting of the Council on 10th October 2017 This meeting discussed County Council’s … Continue reading

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10/17 Woods Committee Minutes

Here are the minutes for the 27th October 2017 meeting of the Woodland Management Committee. These were approved at the committee meeting on Thursday 16th November. 10/17 Great Central Woodland Management Committee Minutes Keep up to date with all the … 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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14/11/17 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting:- Council Agenda 14/11/17 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Discussion points include:- Introducing Mr. Christian Halbert who has consulted with the Woods Committee on the Woodland … Continue reading

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Ryfields Play Area

Most of you will be aware of the vandalism that occurred in the Ryfields Play Area at the end of last week. The Parish Council wants everyone to be aware that the damage will be repaired but that nothing will … Continue reading

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09/17 Woods Committee Minutes

Here are the minutes for the 27th September 2017 meeting of the Woodland Management Committee which were approved at the committee meeting, on Wednesday 25th October. 09/17 Great Central Woodland Management Committee Minutes Keep up to date with all the … Continue reading

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Woods Plans Approved

Management Plan Accepted by the Forestry Commission The Great Central Woodland Management Committee is pleased to announce that the Woodland Management Plan has been approved by the Forestry Commission. This is an important milestone for the Woodland. The Forestry Commission … Continue reading

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09/17 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the 12th September Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the meeting of the Council on 12th September 2017 This meeting discussed Daventry’s Clean … Continue reading

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WOW Copy Deadline

The WOW Is Coming Back! If you want to make sure your group has its contact details mentioned or your have an event coming up in December or January that needs to be included make sure you get the details … Continue reading

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Council Financial Audit

Each year the Parish accounts are independently audited and a notice of audit and report are produced. The details of the audit for 2016-2017 are now available. Annual Return Section 1 (Governance) Annual Return Section 2 (Accounting Statements) Annual Return … Continue reading

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10/10/17 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting:- Council Agenda 10/10/17 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Discussion points include:- Post Office proposal to relocate the Post Office. A proposal to improve traffic congestion … Continue reading

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08/17 Woods Committee Minutes

Here are the minutes for the 24th August 2017 meeting of the Woodland Management Committee which were approved at the September committee meeting, last night. 08/17 Great Central Woodland Management Committee Minutes Keep up to date with all the posts … Continue reading

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New Footpath Warden

Joe Pitt has served the Parish for many years as our footpath warden. He has championed rights of way on our behalf, encouraged the County Council to keep up their maintenance of paths and contributed the “Joe’s Jaunts”, the local … Continue reading

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07/17 Council Minutes (26th July)

Here are the minutes of the 26th July Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the meeting of the Council on 26th July 2017 This meeting was an additional … Continue reading

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07/17 Council Minutes (11th July)

Here are the minutes of the 11th July Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the meeting of the Council on 11th July 2017 This month’s minutes include among … Continue reading

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09/17 Council Agenda

There is a busy agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting:- Council Agenda 12/09/17 All are welcome to attend. 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Discussion points include:- Planning applications in West Farndon, South Street and Byfield Road. A proposal to … Continue reading

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07/17 Woods Committee Minutes

Here are the minutes for the 26th July 2017 meeting of the Woodland Management Committee which were approved at the August committee meeting. 07/17 Great Central Woodland Management Committee Minutes  

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Plan Consulation at Daventry

Daventry District Council opened their 8 week period of consultation on the Woodford cum Membris Neighbourhood Development Plan on Monday 14th August. The consultation will run until 5:00pm on Monday 9th October 2017. Details of how you can take part … Continue reading

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06/17 Woods Committee Minutes

Here are the minutes for the 28th Jun 2017 meeting of the Woodland Management Committee which were approved at the July committee meeting. 06/17 Great Central Woodland Management Committee Minutes  

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Neighbourhood Plan

This notice is sent on behalf of Rob Snedker & The Woodford Halse Neighbourhood Development Plan Strategy Team. It was also the content of an email to local businesses, organisations and others affected by the plan. Please find below links … Continue reading

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Extra PC Meeting

There will be an extra Parish Council meeting in the Farndon Room at 18:45 on 26th July (before the Central Woodland Management Committee Meeting) to consider some urgent planning applications and Sarafield pavilion heating and Sarafield sewer systems. The agenda … Continue reading

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06/17 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the June Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the meeting of the Council on 13th June 2017 This month’s minutes include among other … Continue reading

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07/17 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting which takes place at 6:45pm (note: earlier than usual start time) in the Memorial Hall:- Council Agenda 11/07/17 All are welcome to attend. Discussion points include:- Introduction to the Service … Continue reading

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Path Rolling…

Some feedback from the Woods Management Committee on Wednesday. The Committee has taken note of some people’s concerns about the paths. The current resurfacing has been done to improve things – especially by removing muddy areas & improving gradients – … Continue reading

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05/17 Woods Committee Minutes

Here are the minutes for the 24th May 2017 meeting of the Woodland Management Committee which were approved at last night’s committee meeting. 05/17 Great Central Woodland Management Committee Minutes  

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Parish Accounts

2016-17 Figures Available As a public body, Woodford cum Membris Parish Council is required to publish its accounts and to provide access to bills, receipts and other documents relating to the accounts. The minutes of each Parish Council include details … Continue reading

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05/17 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the May Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subsequent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the meeting of the Council on 9th May This month’s minutes include among other items):- … Continue reading

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06/17 Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting:- Council Agenda 13/06/17 All are welcome to attend. Discussion points include:- Decisions on Great Central Woodland including groundworks and immediate felling of certain trees. Decisions on Sara Field including building … Continue reading

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04/17 Woods Committee Minutes

Here are the minutes for the April 2017 meeting of the Woodland Management Committee which were approved at last night’s committee meeting. 04/17 Great Central Woodland Management Committee Minutes  

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04/17 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the April Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subesquent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the meeting of the Council on 11th April This month’s minutes include:- Discussion of planning … Continue reading

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05/17 Council Agenda

Apologies for the late posting but here is next Tuesday’s Parish Council Meeting Agenda:- Council Agenda 09/05/17

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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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03/17 Woods Committee Minutes

Here are the minutes for the March 2017 meeting of the Woodland Management Committee which were approved at last night’s committee meeting. 03/17 Great Central Woodland Management Committee Minutes If you have trouble with the above download link try this … Continue reading

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04/17 Woods Agenda

Here is the agenda for the forthcoming meeting of the Great Central Woodland Management Committee. If the link above does not work on your mobile phone please use this one:- Woodland Committee Agenda Items for discussion mainly centre around discussion … Continue reading

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03/17 Council Minutes

Here are the minutes of the March Parish Council meeting. (Minutes are published here following the subesquent meeting at which they are approved). Minutes of the meeting of the Council on 14th March This month’s minutes include:- Report from Northamptonshire … Continue reading

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04/17 Parish Meeting

This year’s Parish Meeting will take place on Tuesday April 25th at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. The Annual Parish Meeting is for the Council (and other local groups) to report back to the electorate on what has been acheived … Continue reading

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04/17 Council Agenda

The agenda for this month’s meeting is now available. Members of the public are always welcome to attend. The meeting will be held on Tuesday April 11th at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Topics for discussion include:- Announcing the Parish … Continue reading

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Parish Council Vacancy

A vacancy has arisen on the Parish Council. If local voters wish to have an election to fill this position then 10 voters need to submit a request to the Daventry  District Council Returning Officer, otherwise the Parish Council will … Continue reading

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02/17 Woods Committee Minutes

At last night’s meeting of the Great Central Woodland Management Committee the minutes of the previous meeting were approved for publication. They can be read here:- 23/02/17 GC Woodland Meeting Minutes Don’t forget you can always see the latest news … Continue reading

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Good Job!

A terrific result from the Village Clean Up. Thanks to all that took part in the Village Clean Up. And thanks to Kay Fennel for these pictures of the pile of rubish collected.

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02/17 Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 14th Febuary 2017 are now available. They can be downloaded here: 14th February 2017 Council Minutes The meeting included:- Decision on additional admin support for Council. Updates on Woods Committee Report of … Continue reading

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Police Liaison Minutes

The minutes of a meeting held on Thursday 16th February 2017 between Parish Council and Northamptonshire Police to discuss local policing arrangements are now available. They can be downloaded here: 16th February 2017 PCSO Liaison Meeting Minutes  The meeting included:- … Continue reading

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03/17 Council Agenda

This month’s Parish Council meeting takes place on Tuesday 14th March. Here is the agenda:- March Parish Council Agenda Agenda items include :- discussion of planning applications at Pool Farmhouse, 28 Church Street and 23 Pool Street reports from SARA … Continue reading

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01/17 Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 10th January 2017 are now available. They can be downloaded here: 10th January 2017 Council Minutes The meeting included:- Discussions on possible changes to PCSO provision following notice from Northants Police that … Continue reading

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01/17 Woods Committee Minutes

Minutes of the Woods Management Committee are approved at the next meeting and published as soon as possible after that. These are the minutes of the meeting held on January 26th, as approved at last night’s meeting. They includea map … Continue reading

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Survey Closing…

This Survey is Now Closed The “Name Your Woods” survey will close at 10:00am Tuesday 21st February. Suggestions will be considered at the meeting of the Woods Management Committee on Thursday to make a recomended short list to the Parish … Continue reading

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Latest on Highways

Highways Update from Pat Knight. Here’s an update after last night’s Parish Council Meeting from Pat Knight, the village highways warden… “Firstly I apologise for the length of the message, please take the time to read it. Secondly DO NOT … Continue reading

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Mud On Our Roads

Kay Coles, Chairman of Woodford cum Membris Parish Council, has asked to pass on this message…. “A number of residents have contacted me about mud spreading from the development off Byfield Road. I have spoken to Taylor Wimpey regarding the … Continue reading

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Council Agenda

This month’s Parish Council meeting takes place on Tuesday 14th February. Here is the agenda:- February Parish Council Agenda Agenda’s are always available here…. Meeting Agendas The public is always welcome to attend these meetings.

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Improving Openness

Over the past couple of weeks we have made some changes to the web site in order to improve access to important information about your Council and how it works. In addition we have added a link on the Local … Continue reading

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County Grant Delivered!

Northamptonshire County Councillor, Robin Brown, delivered a cheque for £300 on Wednesday as a grant to the Parish Council. The grant will be used to put up a new Parish Council notice board that will be located on Woodford Meadows, … Continue reading

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Speed Watch

Your Community Speedwatch Due to concerns raised over speeding vehicles in the village the Parish Council has agreed to join Community Speedwatch. The scheme needs the support of adult volunteers from the village who will be properly trained in the … Continue reading

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Council Minutes

December Meeting Minutes Available Following their approval at January’s Council meeting the Minutes for the 13th December meeting of the Parish Council are now available. They can be downloaded here: Parish Council Minutes 13th December 2016. Items discussed included:- Review … Continue reading

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Accounts & Budgets

Last year the Parish Council spent £140,000 on local services and amenities. Details of income and expenditure are shown each month in the minutes of the Parish Council meetings (available here) but we have now added a new page to … 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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01/17 Council Agenda

The agenda for January’s Parish Council Meeting is available for download here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 10th January at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Items for discussion this month include… Set the budget & precept for 2017/18 … Continue reading

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November PC Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 8th November 2016 are now available. These minutes also include a summary of the SARA Field Review Group meeting (Annex “A”) They can be downloaded here: 8th November Council Minutes  The meeting … Continue reading

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Council Members Update

The page listing Parish Council Members has been updated with additonal contact details, a correction of Jo Gilford’s email address and new council member – Paul Blackwell. See the full list here Council Members

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for December’s Parish Council Meeting is available for download here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 13th December at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Items for discussion this month include… Co-opting three new council members Survey report … Continue reading

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Parish Council Vacancies

Three vacancies have arisen on Woodford cum Membris Parish Council. Local Government legislation* requires that a bye-election should be held in respect of these vacancies if 10 or more registered electors request it. If not the Council is allowed to … Continue reading

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Police Liaison Minutes

The minutes of a meeting held on Thursday 27th October between Parish Council and Northamptonshire Police to discuss local policing arrangements are now available. They can be downloaded here: 27th October PCSO Liaison Meeting Minutes  The meeting included:- Discussions on … Continue reading

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October PC Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 11th October 2016 are now available. They can be downloaded here: 11th October Council Minutes  The meeting included:- Update on the Neighbourhood Plan Flood Warden and Highway Warden reports Details of recent … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for November’s Parish Council Meeting is available for download here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 8th November at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Items for discussion this month include… Latest on discussions regarding the Sara Field … Continue reading

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Railway Land Meeting

Memorial Hall – Tonight at 7:00 Don’t forget the meeting tonight. Kay Coles, Chairman of Woodford Parish Council has called the public meeting above, to provide the latest update on the Woodford Halse Embankment and its use as a village … Continue reading

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SARA Field Warning

Motorised Bikes and the SARA Field The Parish Council has a duty to legitimate users of the playing fields and pitches and also have liability in relation to damage and injury claims and health and safety legislation. Thank you for … Continue reading

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If you’re happy…

and you know it, clap your hands. If not, you’d better get your comments in on the Neighbourhood Plan before November 14th. We’ve had lots of feedback on things like…. flooding worries roads & traffic local green spaces paths, listed … Continue reading

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Sept. PC Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 13th September 2016 are now available. They can be downloaded here: 13th September Council Minutes  The meeting included:- Discussions on the SARA field and its facilities Plans for improving safety and the … Continue reading

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Your Views Matter!

Five weeks left for views on the Neighbourhood Plan There’s still time to let us have your views on the Neighbourhood Plan but your comments must be in by Monday 14th November at 5:00pm. Read the plan and get your … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for October’s Parish Council Meeting is available for download here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 11th October at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. This month’s meeting will include reports on Floods, Highways and the Village Plan … Continue reading

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Council Audit Report

Each year the Parish accounts are audited and a notice of audit and report are produced. The details of the audit for 2015-2016 are now available (click on the pictures to view):-  

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Embankment Meeting 01-11

Public Meeting Kay Coles, Chairman of Woodford Parish Council has called the public meeting above, to provide the latest update on the Woodford Halse Embankment and its use as a village amenity. The meeting will take place at 7:00pm in … Continue reading

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August Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 9th August 2016 are now available. There was also a separate confidential discussion of policing arrangements. The minutes of that meeting are now public: They can be downloaded: 9th August Council Minutes … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for September’s Parish Council Meeting is available for download here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 13th September at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Parish Council Agendas are always available here and members of the public are … Continue reading

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June Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 14th June 2016 are now available. They can be downloaded here or from the Council Meeting Minutes page. This meeting included discussion of….. Recent Planning Applications Highway Warden & Flood Warden reports … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for August’s Parish Council Meeting is available for download here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 9th August at 6:45pm (note earlier time) in the Memorial Hall. Parish Council Agendas are always available here and members of … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for July’s Parish Council Meeting is available for download here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 5th July at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Parish Council Agendas are always available here and members of the public are … Continue reading

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May Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 10th May 2016 are now available. They can be downloaded here or from the Council Meeting Minutes page. This meeting included discussion of….. Council Appointments Flooding & Drainage Issues A “Safer Route … Continue reading

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Parish Accounts

2015-16 Figures Available As a public body, Woodford cum Membris Parish Council is required to publish its accounts and to provide access to bills, receipts and other documents relating to the accounts. The minutes of each Parish Council include details … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for June’s Parish Council Meeting is available for download here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 14th June at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Parish Council Agendas are always available here and members of the public are … Continue reading

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April Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 12th April 2016 are now available. They can be downloaded here or from the Council Meeting Minutes page. This meeting included discussion of….. Flooding Report Parish Council’s response to Daventry District Council’s … 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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Worried About Flooding?

The Parish Council has been successful in getting the Northamptonshire County Council (NCC), Flood and Water Management Team to look at Woodford’s flooding problems. NCC has a small amount of funding to undertake a more detailed assessment of the flood … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for May’s Parish Council Meeting is available for download here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 10th May at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Parish Council Agendas are always available here and members of the public are … Continue reading

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March Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 8th March 2016 are now available. They can be downloaded here or from the Council Meeting Minutes page. This meeting included discussion of….. Speedwatch Scheme Parish Council’s response to Daventry District Council’s … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for April’s Parish Council Meeting is available as a PDF here. The meeting will take place on Tuesday 12th April at 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall. Parish Council Agendas are always available here and members of the public … Continue reading

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February Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 23rd February 2016 are now available. They can be downloaded here or from the Council Meeting Minutes page. Minutes are usually published about six to eight weeks after the meeting that they … Continue reading

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January Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 12th January 2016 are now available. They can be downloaded here or from the Council Meeting Minutes page. This month also includes details of the Council’s budget for 2016:- Budget Parish Income … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for March’s Parish Council Meeting is available as a PDF here. Parish Council Agendas are always available here and members of the public are always welcome to attend. Items for discussion include…. DDC’s consultation on new refuse bin … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

February’s agenda is available as a PDF here. Parish Council Agendas are always available here. Items for discussion include…. this year’s “Clean for the Queen” campaign; new planning applications including Anscombe Way, Cherwell Terrace, Membris Way, South Street and Slade … Continue reading

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December Council Minutes

Minutes of the Parish Council meeting held on 8th December 2015 are now available. They can be downloaded here or from the Council Meeting Minutes page. Minutes are usually published about six to eight weeks after the meeting that they … Continue reading

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February Council Meeting

Change of Date to 23rd February The meeting of the Parish Council which was scheduled to take place on the 9th of February will now take place on Tuesday 23rd February. The agenda will be available here as usual.

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Parish Council Agenda

January’s agenda is available as a PDF here. Parish Council Agendas are always available here.  

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Parish Council Minutes

Below are the minutes for the Parish Council of 10th November. There is news of what your Parish Council is doing including an update on the Railway Embankment and details of safety reviews at village playgrounds. Parish Council Minutes 1oth … Continue reading

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December PC Meeting

Agenda Now Available The agenda for next Tuesday’s parish Council Meeting is now available. The public is always welcome and issues can be raised to be discussed under agenda item (8) by contacting the Parish Clerk (Gary Smith) or the … Continue reading

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Parish Council Minutes

Below are the minutes for the Parish Council of 13th October. These contain some details of the discussions relating on parking and the good news that DDC has approved the Council’s application for borrowing related to the railway embankment. Parish … Continue reading

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Village Plan Update

What Do We Want To Preserve? The drafting of the proposed village Neighbourhood Plan is now under way. Our plan needs (among many other tasks) to identify the things we think are important about the village that we live in … Continue reading

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November PC Meeting

Agenda Now Available The agenda for next Tuesday’s parish Council Meeting is now available. The public is always welcome and issues can be raised to be discussed under agenda item (6) by contacting the Parish Clerk (Gary Smith) or the … Continue reading

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Bigger Xmas WOW!

Double Colour Issue The Parish Council has approved a double colour issue of What’s On in Woodford for December – January. If you’ve got something to tell the village about this is your chance. HOWEVER, the deadline for your stories … Continue reading

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Parish Council Minutes

Below are the minutes for the Parish Council of 8th September. These contain some details of the discussions relating to the railway woodland and also Council’s response to the latest planning application relating to the Grants Hill Development….. Parish Council … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

October’s agenda is available as a PDF here. Parish Council Agendas are always available here.  

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Parish Council : 08 Sept

September Parish Council Meeting Here is the agenda for this meeting which will take place as usual in the Memorial Hall at 7:00pm. Parish Council Agenda 08 September 2015

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June Council Minutes

Minutes of the June Parish Council meeting are now available here:- June Council Minutes Includes latest report on Parish Council receipts and payments. Don’t forget copies of earlier meeting minutes are available here or at the Library.

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Parish Council – Planning

Thursday 13th August : Dryden Hall Although Council does not usually meet in August there are planning matters to be considered and so there will be a Council meeting to examine these at 7:00pm next Thursday. NOTE: Different meeting venue … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

July Meeting Agenda Now Available The agenda for next week’s meeting of the Parish Council is now available here:- July 2015 Parish Council Agenda Items for discussion include (as well as the usual items)… Woodford Halse Youth Club Request for … Continue reading

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Regatta Snaps On-Line

I’ve posted a few of my photos from the Regatta and one of the unveiling of the new village clock for those that missed the fun. You can see the full gallery on the Regatta 2015 page.  

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May Council Minutes

Now Available 12/05/15 Parish Council Meeting Minutes The approved version of the minutes of this meeting is now available. Details include:- Update on discussions about the railway embankment wood Latest news on the West Farndon – Eydon bridleway Report on … Continue reading

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Plan Meeting Update

Here is a poster for the forthcoming Neighbourhood Plan meeting. Please note this is a meeting of the Steering Group but all are welcome to come along.

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Parish Council Agenda

June Meeting Agenda Now Available The agenda for next week’s meeting of the Parish Council is now available here:- June 2015 Parish Council Agenda

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April Council Minutes

Now Available 14/04/15 Parish Council Meeting Minutes The approved version of the minutes of this meeting are now available. Details include:- Discussions on parking in Station Road (Discussed further at May’s meeting) Initial discussions on the wood (Updated at May’s … Continue reading

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May Council Meeting Agenda

Here is the agenda for next week’s Parish Council meeting:- 12th May Council Meeting Agenda Among issues to be covered will be included:- Report on the railway embankment land Proposals for the Eydon / West Farndon Bridleway Come along – … Continue reading

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March Council Minutes

Now Available On-Line The Minutes of the March Parish Council Meeting are now available on line: March Parish Council Minutes These minutes include details of how the Council is spending its budget and decisions made on your behalf plus electronic … Continue reading

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Woodford’s Wood Meeting

Thursday 9th April – 7:00pm Councillor Kay Coles, Chair of Woodford-cum-Membris Parish Council, has arranged a public meeting to discuss the proposed sale of the railway embankment woodland. The meeting will be held at the Memorial Hall in Woodford Halse … Continue reading

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Parish Council Minutes

February Council Minutes Now Available The minutes from last month’s Parish Council Meeting as agreed at the March meeting are now available. Read this month’s here or see any preceding month on the Parish Council Minutes Page  

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Web Site News

Fourth Web Site Update This report was provided to Parish Council at the meeting yesterday as part of the regular review of the Woodford Halse Village Signpost. The Woodford Halse Village Signpost web site has now been running for just … Continue reading

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March 10 Council Agenda

The agenda for the next parish council meeting on March 10th is available on the Meeting Agendas page and here:- March Parish Council Agenda Issues for discussion include:- review of Council’s controls and audit arrangements. Reports on flooding / drainage, … Continue reading

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Venue Bookings

Details of Hire Rates & Conditions We’ve added details of the hire rates, licenses available and the terms and conditions applying to rental of the village venues (Memorial Hall, Dryden Hall, Farndon Room) to the Signpost. You can find the … Continue reading

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Parish Council Minutes

November, December, January & Budget Now Available We’ve got a bit behind on publishing the Minutes of Parish Council meetings (for which apologies) but minutes of the following meetings have now been added….. November 2014 December 2014 January 2015 The … Continue reading

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Feb 10 Council Agenda

The agenda for the next parish council meeting on February 10th is available on the Meeting Agendas page and here:- February Parish Council Agenda Issues for discussion include:- if there is a need for a public meeting on traffic and … Continue reading

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Hall Bookings

Donna Wise, who takes care of bookings for the Memorial Hall and Dryden Hall has changed her mobile number . Her new number is 07736227208. You can still email Donna at woodfordhalsebookingclerk@gmail.com.

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13/01 Parish Council

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s meeting of the Parish Council, 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall… Parish Council Agenda 13 January 2015 Anyone can attend. Some important issues for discussion this month, among other regular items, include:- Budget setting … Continue reading

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Who Does What?

Council Business Groups We’ve added a new page to the web site showing which Parish Councillors are involved in the business groups that look after each area of Parish Council business. You can use this list to find out who … Continue reading

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Parking – Latest

An Update From Parish Council Meeting 09/12/2014 Gary Denby has provided an update on the discussions on parking at the recent Parish Council meeting…… “Parking in the old part of the village was a main point of concern raised in … Continue reading

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Proposed Parking Restrictions

At next Tuesday ‘s Parish Council meeting a proposal from Northants CC is to be discussed. The proposal runs as follows… “In response to a number of requests the County Highways Authority has drawn-up proposals for a change in parking … Continue reading

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09/12 Parish Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s meeting of the Parish Council, 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall… Parish Council Agenda 09 December 2014 Anyone can attend. Some important issues for discussion this month, among other regular items, include:- Consultation by … Continue reading

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October Council Minutes

Parish Council Meeting 14th October Details of the October Parish Council meeting are now available. Parish Council Meeting Minutes October 2014 The meeting report includes:- Update on the bridleway footbridge between Farndon and Eydon Membership of “business groups” – the … Continue reading

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September Council Minutes

Due to a computer problem the Parish Council Minutes for 9th September are only available as four separate files, one per page.  These can be found on the Parish Council Minutes page. Issues covered included: Planned renovations on the Dryden Hall Highway … Continue reading

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Council Details Updated

We’ve added details of the latest parish councillors on the page of Council Members.

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11/11 Parish Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s meeting of the Parish Council, 7:00pm in the Memorial Hall… Parish Council Agenda 11 November 2014 Anyone can attend. Issues for discussion include:- WW1 Commemoration Designs for the Memorial Centre Report on Traffic … Continue reading

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More on Speedwatch

Parish Council Give Go-Ahead for Local Consultation. Pat Knight has provided the following update after this week’s Council meeting…. “The Parish Council has agreed to take part in the Community Speed Watch Campaign and I as one of its members, have … Continue reading

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14/10 Parish Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s meeting of the Parish Council. 14 October Parish Council Agenda Anyone can attend. Issues for discussion include:- Draw for the £50 prize for Neighbourhood Plan responses Update on the Woodford – Eydon bridleway … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget: Win £50

Neighbourhood Plan Group Wants Your Input.   The Plan needs input on what you see as the three top priorities for planning locally. You should have received a copy of a form asking for your input. All completed entries will … Continue reading

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Parish Council Minutes

July & August Meetings Minutes of the latest Parish Council Meetings have been added to the site, here and on the Parish Meeting Minutes  page. Don’t forget anyone can attend these meetings. Parish Council Minutes 08 July 2014 Parish Council … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Plan News

Second Meeting of The Planning Group On August 28th the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Committee had their second meeting and discussed a draft Terms of Reference for the Committee and agreed on the next steps in the process. Heather Thomas has … Continue reading

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Parish Council Appeal

Castle Road, Cherwell Terrace, Percy Road & Sidney Road An appeal on refuse collection & parking from the Parish Council….. “Finding a suitable on-street parking place becomes increasingly more difficult in our crowded streets. From time to time, refuse & … Continue reading

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Win £50 For Your Views

Neighbourhood Plan Group Wants Your Input. The Neighbourhood Plan Group has started work. You’ll be able to keep up to date with what it is, why we are doing it and how you can make sure it reflects the sort … Continue reading

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09/09 Parish Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s meeting of the Parish Council. September 2014 Parish Council Agenda Anyone can attend. Issues for discussion include:- Filling five vacancies on Council Spending on repairs to Dryden Hall and the Farndon / Hinton … Continue reading

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Planning Meeting 12/08

Council Meeting on Planning Although there is not usually a Parish Council Meeting in August there are some important planning applications that need to be examined. A meeting of the Council will take place on Tuesday 12th August at 7:00pm … Continue reading

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June Council Minutes

Here are the minutes for June’s Parish Council meeting. Items covered included:- Council changes following May elections Updates on planning issues relating to Farndon Road, Slade Lays Farm, Dairy Farm & Great Ground Farm Parish Council  Minutes 03 June 2014

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May Council Minutes

Latest approved Parish Council minutes (6th May 2014) are now available. Includes a report from the new Highways Warden and the usual account of receipts and payments for Council expenditure. Parish Council Minutes 06 May 2014

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July Parish Council Agenda

Here is the agenda for next Tuesday’s meeting of the Parish Council. Parish Council Agenda 08 July 2014 Anyone can attend. Issues for discussion include:- Participation in Local Enquiry on appeal against the decision to refuse planning permission for 55 … 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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Help Build Our Community

Parish Councillors Needed : Be One Of The Five The parish council is looking to fill 5 vacancies starting with the 9th September meeting. Key activities of the Council are: Responsible for budgeted expenditure £120k Running & renovating three halls … Continue reading

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April Council Meeting Minutes

Added the minutes of the April Parish Council Meeting on the Minutes page. Points covered included:- Community use of the Sara Field Mower Planning application for a possible cafe at Dairy Farm Parish input to the District planning decision on … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Meeting Agenda

The agenda for next week’s annual parish meeting is now available on the Meeting Agendas page or here: Annual Parish Meeting Agenda. The list of Councillors has also been updated.

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Neighbourhood Plan News

Planning & Our Neighbourhood Back in April we posted news of the start of work on our Neighbourhood Plan. Neighbourhood planning gives communities the power to: Make a neighbourhood plan Make a neighbourhood order Make a community right to build … Continue reading

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NCALC Update

News on Local Government The Northampton County Association of Local Councils (NCALC) provides training and advice for town and parish councils across the county. Their latest newsletter provides advice for councillors on issues including green spaces, community assets and the … Continue reading

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A Pocket Park For Woodford?

Northamptonshire has a programme that supports local people in creating “pocket parks”, open areas of land that are owned and managed by local people, provide free, open access and help to protect and conserve local wildlife, heritage and landscape. One … Continue reading

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Nominations for Parish Council

Here is a list of all those nominated to serve on our Parish Council. Since there are fewer nominations than positions, there won’t be an election for Parish Council. Statement of Persons Nominated – Woodford Parish (The original can be … Continue reading

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May Council Meeting

Here’s the agenda for next week’s Council Meeting. As you will see (item 6) it seems that there weren’t enough nominations for new councillors to require an election, so Council will be reviewing what that means going forward. Other items … Continue reading

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Register to Vote

Tuesday 6th May is the Deadline In order to vote in the elections coming up in May you have to be registered. The deadline for registration is Tuesday 6th May. You can complete the registration for here:  https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote REGISTRATION IS … Continue reading

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March Council Meeting Minutes

Latest News From Parish Council The minutes of the March Parish Council Meeting are now available here:- Parish Council Meeting Minutes 11 March 2014 (minutes are published immediately after they are approved at the subsequent Parish Council meeting) The March … Continue reading

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May Elections : Nominations

Notice of Elections for Parish Council, District Council & European Parliament On the 22nd of May we will have the opportunity to vote for our representatives on the Woodford cum Membris Parish Council, Daventry District Council and at the European … Continue reading

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April Parish Council Meeting

The agenda for next week’s meeting is now available:- Parish Council Agenda 08 April 2014 Items for discussion include:- An update from the Highway Warden A report on the Neighbourhood Plan New & Updated Planning Applications Setting up a group … Continue reading

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Parish Council Elections

Opportunities To Stand As A Parish Councillor In May the current four years term for Woodford cum Membris Parish Council is expiring. All of the current seats will be up for election. The Elections Team at Daventry District Council is … Continue reading

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Parish Council Agenda

The agenda for next Tuesday’s meeting of the Parish Council is now available here:- March 2014 Parish Council Agenda

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Latest Council Minutes

Budget Set For 2015 The minutes from the Parish Council Meeting of January 14th are now available on line on this page. Also available are the latest income and expenditure statements and the budget set by the Council for 2014/2015. … 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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Help Plan Our Village

Help Set The Framework for Woodford’s Future The Parish Council is looking for a group of six to eight people to form a steering group under the umbrella of the Parish Council to create a Neighborhood Plan. Neighbourhood Plans establish … Continue reading

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Poppy Planting?

Meeting, Sunday 16th February, Hinton Rooms As part of World War One centenary commemorations, Daventry District Council are allocating free poppy and wild flower seeds to be planted around parishes. Would your organisation want to take part? The Parish Council … Continue reading

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February Council Agenda

Now available… The agenda for the February 11th Parish Council meeting is now available. Parish Council Agenda 11 February 2014

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Latest Council Minutes

The latest council minutes (December) are now available on line. These include the Council’s views and recommendations on the Planning Application at Slade Lays Farm for a replacement barn and other planning applications. Parish Council Minutes 10 December 2013 Also … Continue reading

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January Parish Council

January 14th : Memorial Hall : 7:00pm The agenda for the January parish council meeting is now available. Issues for discussion include budget setting for 2014/15 and World War One centenary commemorations. The public is welcome to attend these meetings. … Continue reading

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Local Hall Bookings

Dryden Hall & Memorial Hall Booking Arrangements Please note that, as from today, all bookings for the Memorial Hall, Dryden Hall and Hinton/Farndon Rooms are temporarily through Gary Smith who can be reached at   GSmith5208@aol.com or by phone 01327 … Continue reading

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Council Minutes – November

Minutes of the 12th November meeting now available. Minutes of last November’s Parish Council meeting are now available with details of the Heritage Trust’s plans, a garden for the library and issues related to planning …. Council Minutes 12 November … Continue reading

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Farndon Rd. Development Public Meeting

Make Your Views Known There will be a PUBLIC MEETING to consider proposals for a fifty-five homes development [with associated works] on land off Farndon Road on Thursday 9th January 2014 in the Memorial Hall starting at 19.00 hrs. This … Continue reading

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Farndon Road Development

Detailed Planning Application Submitted Details of the Farndon Road planning application are now available on the Daventry District Council planning web site here. (Application reference: DA/2013/0916) The Parish Council will hold a public meeting to discuss this on January 9th … Continue reading

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December Council Agenda

The agenda for the 10th December meeting of the Parish Council is now available here: Parish Council Agenda 10 December 2013 Agenda are always available on this page.

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Parish Council Minutes

Minutes for the the October Parish Council meeting are now available:- Parish Council Minutes 08 Oct 2013 All minutes are published here: Parish Council Minutes        

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Job Opportunity: Booking Clerk / Caretaker

Help Look After Woodford’s Village Venues After many years of looking after the hall bookings for the Memorial Hall and the Dryden Hall,  Derek Thornton is to retire and the Parish Council needs to fill the vacancy that this creates. … 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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November Council Agenda

The agenda for the November parish council meeting on 12th November is available here. November Council Agenda Remember the public can attend these meetings and can raise issues by advising the Chairman before hand. Call June Irani on 01327 262808.

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Table Hire

Change in Hire Arrangements The Parish Council has decided to stop loaning out tables from the village halls after problems with quite a few not being returned and the fact that the condition that some have been returned in has … Continue reading

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Council Minutes 03/09

September’s Council Meeting Minutes Available. The minutes of the 3rd September meeting are now available on the Parish Council Minutes page. Details include information on the Fardon Road Development and the Eydon-Farndon bridleway.  

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Planning, Potholes & Public Meetings

News on Local Government The Northampton County Association of Local Councils (NCALC) provides training and advice for town and parish councils across the county. Their latest newsletter provides advice for councillors on issues including planning guidance, potholes, public meetings and … Continue reading

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October Council Agenda

Next Week’s Meeting The agenda for next week’s meeting is now available here.

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July Council Minutes

There were two parish council meetings in July; the regular meeting on July 9th and one on July 23rd to review issues concerning local planning and the relationship between Woodford’s views and those of the District Council. Minutes for both … 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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Planning Committe 24/09

Agenda Now On-Line There’s a meeting of the Parish Council Planning Committee on Tuesday 24th September in the Memorial Hall at 7:00pm. The main agenda item is application for a planned change of use (and related listed building consent) for … Continue reading

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Planning Committe 13/08

Parish Council Planning Committee will meet on 13th August. The agenda can be seen here: Planning Committee Agenda

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Latest Council Meeting Minutes

The minutes of the June Parish Council Meeting are now on-line. Available Here Check out the latest information on what your council is  doing.

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Special Council Meeting

A special council meeting has been called on 23rd July at 18:30 in the Memorial Hall to cover a number of local planning issues. The agenda includes: Kirkwells Planning Consultants on Neighbourhood Plans. Daventry District Council’s consultation on the Daventry … Continue reading

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July 9th Council Agenda

Here’s the agenda for this month’s Parish Council at 18:30 (note earlier start time) in the Memorial Hall. Apart for the regular items there are:- A presentation on the Community Infrastructure Levy & New Homes Bonus  from DDC Consideration of … Continue reading

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Meet With Local Services

Safer Community Team Event There will be a Multi-Agency Community event on 23rd July 2013 in the Sure Start Centre on Scrivens Hill between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. You can meet up with representatives of local services including, Fire, Police, … Continue reading

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May Council Minutes

The latest council minutes (for May 2013) are on-line here. The May minutes include a useful list showing which members of council are working on which parish issues and concerns. (See pages 4 & 5).  

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Litter Update

We all know that littering is a problem but what can be done about it? Besides each of us taking responsibility for our own litter, it is useful to know what the law is about littering. This extract from the … Continue reading

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June Council Agenda

The agenda for this month’s (11th June) council meeting is now available. There will be discussions on a range of issues including local planning applications,  youth services, and stream clearing on the Cherwell between Hinton Road & Larch Close. Find … Continue reading

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April Parish Council Minutes

Now available on-line…… April 09 Parish Council Minutes

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Annual Meeting – More News

Here’s an update to news about the Annual Parish Meeting. The hall will be open from 6:00 pm to allow you to see the various table-top displays  by local groups. Come along and chat to people involved in many of … Continue reading

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Annual Parish Meeting

This year’s Annual Parish Meeting takes place on Tuesday 28th May in the Memorial Hall at 7:00 pm. Why not come along and hear what the various groups in the village have been doing over the last year? Here’s the … Continue reading

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Parish Council Election Results

Welcome our new Parish Councillors; Helen Durkin, Aimee Ford-Young and Bob Snedker. The official result of the poll is here: Declaration of Result Woodford Parish Council

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Agenda for First Meeting of New Council

Following the elections on May 2nd, the first meeting of the new Parish Council will take place on May 7th. The agenda is available here:   Parish Council Agenda 7th May 2013. NOTE: This meeting is in the Village Centre (Hinton … Continue reading

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Latest Council Minutes

The March council meeting minutes were approved at the April meeting and are now available here….. Parish Council Minutes. Stuff covered includes… reports of the committee dealing with the various village halls, problems arising from the Slade Leys Farm plant … Continue reading

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Parish Council : Vote May 2nd

You have your chance to make sure you get the Parish Councillors you want on May 2nd. Four nominations have been received for the three vacancies on the Council. On May 2nd you can vote for your preferred candidates. Details … Continue reading

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April Council Agenda

This month’s Parish Council Meeting is on Tuesday 9th in the Memorial Hall. See what your Council is discussing this month here….. Parish Council Meeting Agendas

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Broadband Update

Thanks to all that responded to the village broadband survey. If you didn’t get your views in already we can still take account of them if you complete the survey here….. Broadband Survey. The Government has announced an additional £20M … Continue reading

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Parish Council Minutes

Latest Parish Council Minutes (Feburary) are now available here:- Parish Council Minutes 12 February 2013 Also added minutes of the January 8th meeting which includes the details of the Parish Council budget of income and expenditure for 2013-14. Details of … Continue reading

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County & Parish Council Elections

Anyone wishing to stand as a County Councillor needs to have nomination papers in by NOON on Friday, April 5th. The election will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2013. The Notice of Election is here: Notice Of Election – … Continue reading

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Fed up with slow broadband?

We have a working party for the village and we need your help. We are exploring two routes: 1. Superfast Northampton – a Government run scheme looking for bids from villages to have better broad band access. 2 Community WiFi … Continue reading

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Parish Council Vacancies

Three vacancies have arisen on the Parish Council. If ten electors request a bye election then one will be held, otherwise the Parish Council is free to co-opt new councillors. Details can be found in this notice: Notice of Council … Continue reading

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Proposed village development of 200 houses

Outline planning permission is being sought. The Parish Council has already held a Special Meeting on Byfield Road Development and is hosting a PUBLIC MEETING on January 10th to discuss this. Details here: Agenda for Parish Council : Public Meeting. … Continue reading

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Proposed village development of 200 houses – Update

The minutes of the PUBLIC MEETING  that was held on January 10th to discuss this are now available. Special Meeting on Byfield Road Devt.

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