Village Newsletter

September 2018 Newsletter

VILLAGE GETS NEW POLICE COMMUNITY SUPPORT OFFICER
PCSO Paul Miller starts his duties on 1st September and will concentrate on the five villages, including Boughton, that have funded this new role. He will be based at Brixworth and the Single Point Of Contact (SPOC) for PCSO Miller will be Steve Potter. If you have any […]

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July 2018 Newsletter

HOLLY LODGE LAND APPEAL RUMBLES ON
At a hearing in the High Court in June, the Court ordered that Gladman Development’s application for permission to challenge the Secretary of State’s appeal decision (which was to refuse planning permission on the land) be refused. However, Gladman has now made an application to seek leave to appeal […]

June 2018 Newsletter

NEW BINS, NEW COLLECTION DAY
From the week commencing 4th June, the new 1-2-3 refuse collections start. Boughton’s bins will now be collected on a Friday. On June 8th food waste and recycling will be taken away. Friday 15th is garden waste but please note this is an additional service that residents must sign up […]

May 2018 Newsletter

JOHN CLARKE RETIRES AS COUNCIL CHAIR
At the annual village meeting last month it was announced that John Clarke will step down as Chair of the Parish Council at the annual Parish Council meeting on 14th May. John has served on the Parish Council for 18 years, chairing it for 12, and has seen the […]

April 2018 Newsletter

VILLAGE NAME CHANGE AS PART OF COUNCIL COST CUTTING
As part of the Northamptonshire County Council’s cost-cutting measures, villages and street names are to be restricted to six letters to reduce the cost of producing signage. From 1st April, Boughton will become Bought. Street names will be trimmed accordingly
POCKET PARK STALWART STEPS DOWN
Kevin Greatorex, who […]

March 2018 Newsletter

SPEEDING IN BOUGHTON
The Parish Council has commissioned a traffic survey to monitor the volume and speed of traffic on Vyse Road, Moulton Lane and Howard Lane. A Police speed enforcement operation on 8th January recorded 15 speeding offences on Moulton Lane.

FIND OUT WHETHER WINE IS GOOD FOR THE BLOOD!
Local retired haematologist Robin Sheppard is […]

February 2018 Newsletter

ROYAL WEDDING TEA PARTY
The Village Hall committee is holding a tea party in the hall on Sunday 13th May from 2pm until 4pm. Tickets will be £12 and will be on sale shortly. There will be a Royal wedding theme. For more details, please contact Sandra on 843491.

HOLLY LODGE DRIVE APPLICATION DEAD IN THE […]

December 2017 Newsletter

BOROUGH COUNCIL OBJECTS TO BUCKTON FIELDS APPLICATION
Last month Northampton Borough Council’s (NBC) planning committee voted unanimously to object to the latest Buckton Fields planning application. Although Daventry will decide the application, the Borough council is a statutory consultee. The planning committee cited
three areas of concern: air pollution; insufficient highway infrastructure to mitigate the impact […]

November 2017 Newsletter

DECISION ON ROADS DELAYED
BVM understands that Northamptonshire County Council will not receive a report on the NNOR/NWRR consultation from Highways this month because of the extent and content of the responses. NCC’s Cabinet had been due to decide the route at its November meeting.

LATEST ON BUCKTON FIELDS
Last month the Parish Council held a special […]

October 2017 Newsletter

BUCKTON FIELDS: NEW PLANNING APPLICATION
A fresh planning application for Buckton Fields has been received by Daventry District Council. Comments should be sent to sellis@daventrydc.gov.uk quoting application DA/2011/0666. The stated deadline is 4th October but, given the huge amount of supporting documentation, Steve Ellis has said that he will receive comments after this date but […]