Village Newsletter

November 2014 Newsletter

VILLAGE SCHOOL PLANS TO EXPAND
Boughton Parish Council has received notification from Daventry District Council of a planning application for Boughton Primary School for an extension to the rear of the school to provide new teaching space, plus a new entrance and external alternations including a junction at the front to create a drop-off area […]

October 2014 Newsletter

FIREWORK FUN IN THE POCKET PARK
“Tickets are now on sale for the village bonfire in the Pocket Park on Saturday 8th November,” writes Charlotte Mackaness. “Advanced tickets are available at the special price of £3. Tickets will be £4.50 on the night. This is a very costly event for a small charity to put […]

September 2014 Newsletter

YET MORE HOUSES ON THE HORIZON?
Boughton Parish Council has received notification of an outline planning application for up to 41 new dwellings on the land at Welford Road, Boughton. Full details of the application can be viewed on the Daventry District Council website www.daventrydc.gov.uk (reference DA//2014/0521). The Parish Council has objected to the proposals. […]

June 2014 Newsletter

FINAL CHANCE FOR BALL TICKETS
June 14th is the final deadline to buy Golden Ball tickets. The evening, on 28th June, is in aid of three local charities: Thomas’s Fund; FaceFax and the Northamptonshire and Warwickshire Air Ambulance. As well as the delicious three-course dinner, live band and casino, there are exciting lots in the […]

May 2014 News Letter

FURY OVER SOLAR FARM CONSULATION
Many local people were angered last month when only a few days’ notice was given for a public consultation regarding a solar farm. The proposed 20,000-plus panels would be on land adjacent to the Brampton Valley Way close and the Welford Road close to the Boughton Crossing. This land caused […]

April 2014 News Letter

BVM’S EARLY APRIL FOOL?
Some readers may have been confused by the fact that most copies of last month’s newsletters were emblazoned with “Welcome to the February issue of BVM”. We wish we could claim this was a deliberate act or early April fool but unfortunately it was simply a mistake. Apologies for any confusion […]

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March 2014 Newsletter

SPORT RELIEF COMES TO BOUGHTON
On 23rd March Boughton Pocket Park is hosting its fifth Sport Relief Mile, so get your running shoes on to run, walk, skip either one, three or six miles. Please sign up at the Sport Relief website (www.sportrelief.com) or you can just come along on the day. The event is […]

February 2014 Newsletter

BUCKTON FIELDS: GO AHEAD FOR DEVELOPMENT
Although outline planning permission was granted just over two years ago at Buckton Fields, this was subject to a Section 106 agreement being finalised. This has been agreed and a formal decision notice was issued by Daventry District Council in December for the construction of up to 376 houses. […]