Village Newsletter

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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July 2015 Newsletter

THIEVES CAUGHT ON CAMERA
Three thieves were caught on CCTV by a Humphrey Lane resident in late June trying doors in the small hours. The trio, who also broke into a shed in Moulton Lane, are well known to the Police and were arrested later that night.
POLICE COMMISSIONER TO VISIT VILLAGE
Adam Simmonds, Northamptonshire’s Police and […]

June 2015 Newsletter

FEATHER IN THE CAP FOR BOUGHTON’S RECTOR
Stephen Trott has been promoted to Rural Dean. This means he will have pastoral responsibility for 44 churches and 14 clergy. Congratulations Stephen.
YOUR VILLAGE NEEDS YOU: SUPPORT SPEED WATCH
As previously reported in BVM, signatures from 20 per cent of those on Boughton’s electoral role are required to set […]

May 2015 Newsletter

JOGGER KILLED OUTSIDE BOUGHTON
A 61-year-old female jogger was killed last month on the A508 when she was hit by a car by the turning to Boughton Grange. The lady was with a group of runners and was pronounced dead at the scene. A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death 
by dangerous […]

April 2015 Newsletter

HUGE HAUL OF STOLEN PROPERTY RECOVERED
The Police has recovered 250 items of stolen property thought to relate to the recent rural crime spree. At least one plaque stolen from a Boughton house has already been matched to its owner. The haul includes garden urns, statues, garden tools and mowers, power tools, gates and benches. […]

March 2015 Newsletter

BOUGHTON VILLAGE VINTAGE TEA PARTY
“Boughton Village Hall Committee is hosting a vintage tea party on Sunday 26th April from 2pm until 4pm,” writes Cassie Handshaw. “Tickets are available at £8.50, which includes a delicious afternoon tea and live musical entertainment. If anyone has any old crockery they can donate or lend to us for […]

December 2014 Newsletter

VILLAGE SCHOOL EXPANSION PLANS GIVEN GREEN LIGHT
Daventry District Council have approved plans for additional classrooms and staff car parking at Boughton school on the condition that before development commences a school travel plan will be submitted and approved. Concerns were raised by some local residents at a well-attended Parish Council meeting last month about […]