Village Newsletter

December 2019 Newsletter

NORTH WEST RELIEF ROAD – DECISION DELAYED
The Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) development control meeting that was to decide the NWRR planning application was delayed last month. This followed the Parish Council submitting its response to the proposal, which included advice from a planning barrister and transport expert that a decision to grant permission for […]

November 2019 Newsletter

BOUGHTON TO BLOOM WITH BULBS
Pupils from the village school will be once again planting bulbs in the Pocket Park. As last year, each class will plant in a different part of the park, and visitors will be able to see the flowers in bloom from January until to July.

LOCAL CHARITY’S 10TH ANNIVERSARY FUNDRAISER IN […]

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October 2019 Newsletter

VILLAGE BONFIRE & FIREWORKS – HELP NEEDED
“The annual village bonfire is taking place in the Pocket Park on Saturday November 2nd,” writes Karen Fletcher. “The event can only be run safely with sufficient volunteers. If you can spare a couple of hours on the evening, please contact the Pocket Park Committee via its Facebook […]

WNSP Consultation Events

Have your say on the future strategy for West Northamptonshire
People can learn more about a new plan to shape the future growth of West Northamptonshire at a series of exhibitions during September.
 The events, which are taking place in Northampton, Daventry District, Brackley and Towcester, will give people an opportunity to ask questions about the […]

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September 2019 Newsletter

NORTH WEST RELIEF ROAD – PARISH COUNCIL SEEKS SPECIALIST ADVICE
The Parish Council has enlisted the advice of a planning barrister and transport consultant in order to respond to the planning application for the North West Relief Road. It is conceded in the application’s Transport Assessment that the road would have severe impacts on Boughton. […]

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July 2019 Newsletter

NORTH WEST RELIEF ROAD PLANNING APPLICATION SUBMITTED
Residents have until 2nd August to comment on the planning application for the NWRR, which was submitted in late June. Boughton is one of the areas that NCC Highways now concedes will be negatively impacted by the scheme and is proposing mitigation including speed humps and chicanes. NCC […]

June 2019 Newsletter

RECORD NUMBERS AT ANNUAL PARISH MEETING
“Thank you to everyone who attended last month’s new format Annual Parish Meeting,” writes Parish Council chair Steve Potter. “It was good to see so many people coming along to the new venue of the village school and mingling with neighbours over a glass of wine. Formal Parish Council […]

May 2019 Newsletter

BUCKTON FIELDS PRIMARY NOT TO OPEN IN 2020
It has been announced that the primary school at Buckton Fields, first advertised as opening in 2019 and more recently 2020, has been put on hold, perhaps indefinitely. Boughton Parish Council is committed to the opening of a primary school at Buckton Fields and is extremely dissatisfied […]

April 2019 Newsletter

NEW FORMAT FOR ANNUAL PARISH MEETING
The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on 21st May but unlike previous years the venue will be the village school. Furthermore, the format will be much more relaxed, with wine and nibbles. The Parish Council would like the occasion to be more of a get together for the […]

March 2019 Newsletter

ROMAN REMAINS DISCOVERED AT BUCKTON FIELDS
An archaeological survey carried out by Oxford Archaeology, as part of the mitigation required by the Buckton Fields planning application, has discovered a cemetery. So far, this has unearthed human remains believed be from the late Roman or possibly early post-Roman period. In the case of human remains, an […]