Paul Blackwell, Chair of the Parish Council, has provided this short summary of the Parish Council meetings in August and September. The August minutes will be published shortly.
August 10th Meeting
At its August meeting, West Northants Councillors provided updates on the Byfield Surgery (meeting with all concerned to be arranged); the state of the Preston Capes Road (now in repair) and developments with the food outlet in the Social Club car park. It received reports from the Estates & Great Central Woodland Committees including forest school activities and bush skills plans. A new footpath warden was appointed, and four small planning applications were supported. The management accounts for the half year were also considered. Councillors expressed concern that the recent fire in Sydney Road was not attended by the local facility.
September 14th Meeting
Recently at the September meeting, progress on the new Wetland Top Walk was reported (65% completed); Kay Coles was elected as Vice-Chair and an update was provided on Council’s business concerning the Old School Café. There were no planning applications presented to the meeting.