Village Newsletter

March 2017 Newsletter

NORTHERN ORBITAL: CONSULTATION DELAYED
The next stage of the consultation process to decide the route of the proposed Northern Orbital road has been delayed. It is expected that this will now take place in June.
TRADITIONAL SIGN POST SET TO RETURN
In March a wooden fingerpost sign with black lettering will be installed at the junction of […]

February 2017 Newsletter

MAJOR ROAD CLOSURE
The Welford Road between Chapel Brampton and Spratton is expected to be closed for most of this month while repairs are made to a stone bridge that collapsed last year. If the A5199 works take longer – or a shorter time – than anticipated, the BVM Facebook page will be updated with […]

December 2016 Newsletter

FUNDING SECURED TO SAVE BOUGHTON’S HISTORIC CHURCHYARD
Rector Stephen Trott approached Historic England for help with the former parish church on Boughton Green, a Scheduled Historic Monument that dates from approximately 750AD. The ruins are being eroded by nature and by unwanted visitors breaking through the stonework. Temporary measures have been put in place to […]

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November 2016 Newsletter

“NORTHERN ORBITAL” – DECISION DELAYED
The second consultation to help decide the preferred route for the so-called “Northern Orbital” road, which had initially been planned for September, has been delayed until the New Year while the responses to the first consultation are discussed further. The decision on the preferred route will not be made now […]

October 2016 Newsletter

TRAFFIC CALMING MESASURES IN PLACE WITHIN WEEKS
Funds allocated to Boughton as part of the Section 106 agreement relating to the Buckton Fields development have been finalised and installation is planned for later this month. The traffic calming will include gates at each end of the village, a “VAS” sign in Vyse Road that warns drivers when they […]

September 2016 Newsletter

VILLAGER TO HEAD BOUGHTON SCHOOL
Mary James, who lives in Boughton, has been appointed as the new head teacher of Boughton School. “With a number of strong candidates present at the selection day, the panel unanimously agreed to offer the position to Mrs James,” says Greg Quine , chairman of governors. “She will formally take up the position […]

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July 2016 Newsletter

SPECIAL GUEST AT ROYAL PARTY
“ Boughton’s village party to celebrate The Queen’s 90 th birthday was enjoyed by many people, including a special guest rarely seen in recent weeks: the sun!” writes Charlotte Mackaness . Despite a wet morning and torrential rain while packing up, the actual party was mostly dry. Thank you to all who came, […]

June 2016 Newsletter

ALL SET FOR A RIGHT ROYAL PARTY
Final preparations have started for Boughton’s party to celebrate The Queen’s 90th birthday on Sunday 12th June in Boughton Park from 2pm until 5pm. Traditional games, a tug of war, jazz band, a best crown competition, face painting and children’s races will be among the afternoon’s events. There […]

May 2016 Newsletter

QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS
Everyone in Boughton is invited to celebrate The Queen’s 90th birthday at a village garden party on Sunday 12th June in Boughton Park, by the cricket pavilion, from 2pm until 5pm. Traditional games, a tug of war, jazz band, a best crown competition and children’s races will be among the afternoon’s events. […]

April 2016 Newsletter

NORTHERN ORBITAL ROAD CONSULTATION – HAVE YOUR SAY
The public exhibitions at Moulton College and Kingsthorpe Library giving information about the possible Northern Orbital route were very well attended, so much so that all the feedback forms were given out on the first day at Moulton College. The public consultation ends 8th April. Please do […]