Village Newsletter

May 2020 Newsletter

A MESSAGE FROM BOUGHTON VILLAGE MATTERS
We are sorry that this will be another “online only” version of BVM thanks to the difficult times we are living through. While the newsletter may not be in print, it is still in need of news so please do share with us anything you feel may be of […]

April 2020 Newsletter

A MESSAGE FROM BOUGHTON VILLAGE MATTERS
Over the last few years we’ve had much fun thinking up April Fool stories for this issue of BVM, such as the County Council reducing village and road names to six letters to save money on road signs or last year’s Nexit referendum on whether Boughton wished to stay […]

March 2020 Newsletter

WARTIME LOVE: ITALIAN FAMILY SEARCH FOR MISSING RELATION
A young Italian man has contacted BVM asking for help to trace the child his grandfather fathered with his wartime love while living in Boughton during the war. Giuseppe Farina was among the Italian prisoners of war at Boughton Park Camp from 1942 to 1946. During this […]

February 2020 Newsletter

OPEN EVENING FOR PROMISED BUCKTON FIELDS PRIMARY SCHOOL
Prospective parents are invited to attend an information evening to learn more about the proposed Buckton Fields Primary School, scheduled to now open in September 2021. This will be held on 25th February at 7pm at Pineham Barns Primary School NN4 9FF. For more information, please email […]

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 […]

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