Village Newsletter

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 […]

March 2016 Newsletter

NORTHERN ORBITAL ROAD UP AND RUNNING
The public consultation regarding the Northern Orbital road runs until 8th April. There will be display and information boards in Kingsthorpe library until 12th March. There are four potential routes, all of which run between Boughton and Pitsford. This road will have a huge impact on the village and […]

February 2016 Newsletter

NORTHWEST BY-PASS: THREE POSSIBLE ROUTES THROUGH BOUGHTON
At the time of going to press, it had been announced that consultation was due to start at the end of January on a road link between the A43 and the A428. It is understood that three of the possible routes of the so-called “Northern orbital” will go […]

December 2015 Newsletter

NEW DEVELOPMENT ON EDGE OF VILLAGE
The Parish Council has received notification of a proposed development of up to 110 houses and a convenience store on an area of land within Boughton parish off Holly Lodge Drive and Boughton Green Road. The developers are currently at the pre-application stage and have started a public consultation. […]

November 2015 Newsletter

BUCKTON FIELDS LATEST
A liaison forum has been established made up of elected representatives from the local area and the developers of Buckton Fields. The group met for the first time last month and is chaired by our District Councillor and Boughton resident John Shephard. Jayne Bunting, clerk to the Parish Council, is in charge […]

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October 2015 Newsletter

BOUGHTON BONFIRE – GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!
Advanced tickets for the Pocket Park bonfire and firework display on Sunday 1st November are available now at the special price of £3. Tickets will be £4.50 on the gate. Buy tickets from the Whyte Melville, Smiths’ Farm Shop or by calling Charlotte Mackaness on 842311. Gates open […]

September 2015 Newsletter

70MPH SPEEDER RECORDED
“To coincide with Boughton becoming part of the Community Speed Watch initiative, the Police placed a discreet measuring device in Moulton Lane,” writes Mark Taylor. “It recorded 4,000 cars travelling through the village per day, 53 per cent of which were exceeding the speed limit. The highest speed was 70mph. Thanks to […]

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