Village Newsletter

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 […]

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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