Village Newsletter

DDC Christmas Waste and Recycling Collections

Residents across Daventry District are being offered support to recycle as much as possible over the Christmas and New Year period.
For most people, collections by Daventry District Council’s (DDC) environmental services partner Daventry Norse will continue to take place as usual. However people whose bins are emptied on Tuesdays are advised of the following […]

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December 2018 Newsletter

CAROLS IN THE VILLAGE
There will be carol singing in Boughton on 19th December with a collection for Thomas’s Fund, which provides musical therapy for children with life-limiting conditions. Please come and join us if you fancy a sing-song or simply want to listen and get into the Christmas spirit. Carollers will be singing in […]

November 2018 Newsletter

GET READY FOR BONFIRE NIGHT!
Gates open at 4.30pm in the Pocket Park on Saturday 3rd November for the annual village bonfire and firework display. The display starts at approximately 5.30pm. Tickets are £3.50 in advance (from Smiths Farm Shop) or £5 on the gate. There will be food, beverages and glowsticks sold within the […]

Be Aware of New Dog Control Powers

Dogs must be kept on leads around schools and in cemeteries and memorial gardens from December as part of new rules being introduced in Daventry District.
The new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) will also limit to six the number of dogs that can be walked by one person at one time, and prohibit smoking […]

October 2018 Newsletter

SECOND PHASE OF BUCKTON FIELDS IS PASSED
Daventry District Council’s planning committee met last month and passed the second phase of Buckton Fields. This will see a further 674 dwellings constructed on the site. Amenities, such as the community centre and employment area, have been pushed back to a third phase. The primary school, which […]

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 […]