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April 2020 Newsletter

Over the last few years we’ve had much fun thinking up April Fool stories for this issue of BVM, such as the County Council reducing village and road names to six letters to save money on road signs or last year’s Nexit referendum on whether Boughton wished to stay […]

Help During the Covid-19 Health Crisis

Boughton Parish Council and Boughton Village Matters have established a network of volunteers willing to help the vulnerable and those self-isolating with shopping/collecting prescriptions etc during the current Covid-19 health crisis. If you need assistance or know of someone who does, please contact the Parish Clerk Jayne Bunting (01604) 882527 Email: or Charlotte […]

By |March 26th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Help and support for those in need during coronavirus pandemic

Are you in need of extra support during the coronavirus pandemic? Or do you know someone in your local community who might need some help?
Daventry District Council is working with a range of partner organisations to co-ordinate local efforts to get people the help they need during these difficult times.
An army of volunteers has […]

By |March 26th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Northants Police Urge the Public To Report Online Where They Can

As concerns over Covid-19 increase, members of the public are reminded of the need to only use the 999 or 101 service where it is absolutely necessary, and to otherwise use the online reporting systems in place.
While the Force continues to deal with Covid-19 and understand the detail of the Prime Ministers announcement, the […]

By |March 25th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Election Briefings for Potential Candidates Planned

Briefings are being held locally for people thinking of standing as a candidate or acting as an agent in the forthcoming West Northamptonshire unitary elections or parish council elections.
The events will cover the elections timetable and process as well as other arrangements, including absent voting, postal vote opening, and polling day and candidates’ expenses.
The […]

By |March 9th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

March 2020 Newsletter

A young Italian man has contacted BVM asking for help to trace the child his grandfather fathered with his wartime love while living in Boughton during the war. Giuseppe Farina was among the Italian prisoners of war at Boughton Park Camp from 1942 to 1946. During this […]

Council Adopts Local Plan for Daventry District

A major planning policy document containing detailed guidance that will help shape the future development of Daventry District has been adopted.
The Daventry District Settlements and Countryside (Part 2) Local Plan sets out where new homes could go to meet future housing need, as well as the best locations for new businesses, to create employment […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Council Agrees Final Budget Ahead of Unitary Change

Daventry District Council (DDC) has set its final budget and Council Tax level before it is replaced by a new unitary authority next year.
At last night’s Council meeting (Thursday, 21 February), councillors approved a £17.5million revenue budget for 2020/21 – money that will be spent on the day-to-day running of its services. The budget […]

By |February 24th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

The Northamptonshire (Structural Changes) Order 2020

Parliament has passed the legislation required to create the two new unitary councils in Northamptonshire.
Following a series of parliamentary debates this week, the House of Commons and House of Lords have approved the Structural Changes Order (SCO) that enables the two new authorities to be established on 1 April 2021, replacing the county’s existing […]

By |February 18th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments

Boughton Parish Council Election May 2020 – Advice, Tips & FAQ’s

Election 7 th May 2020

What do Parish Councils do?
Parish councils – also called town councils, neighbourhood councils or community councils in some areas are responsible for delivering local services.

What do Parish Councillors do?
Parish Councillors make decisions about policies and services, keep an eye on how well things are working and represent local […]

By |February 4th, 2020|Local News|0 Comments
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