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Overstone Neighbourhood Development Plan


Overstone Neighbourhood Development Plan

Referendum Result

The referendum relating to the Overstone Neighbourhood Development Plan was held on 2 December 2021 at Overstone Village Hall. The question asked was:

"Do you want West Northamptonshire Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Overstone to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?"

The Number of Votes cast was as follows:

Number cast in favour of a No - 28 (12.39%)
Number cast in favour of a Yes - 197 (87.16%)

Electorate - 832

Ballot Papers Issued - 226

Turnout - 27.16%

As more than half of those voted Yes, in favour of adopting the plan. The Overstone Neighbourhood Development is now 'Made' and its policies will be used when considering 'Overstone Parish' related planning applications, submitted in the West Northamptonshire area.

Latest News

Bin Collection Disruption

Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 10:06 by Parish Clerk

Staff shortages may cause some disruption to food and recycling collections in parts of Moulton, Brixworth, Overstone and Holcot today.

If bins are not emptied by 5pm today, could residents please put them out again for collection first thing Monday morning. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Rules on face coverings have been updated in England

Posted: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 19:13 by Parish Clerk

The public and staff in public facing areas will be required to wear face coverings in these settings from 4am on 30 November 2021:

  • shops and supermarkets (places that offer goods or services for retail sale or hire)
  • shopping centres (malls and indoor markets)
  • auction houses
  • post offices, banks, building societies, credit unions, short-term loan providers, savings clubs and money service businesses
  • estate and letting agents
  • premises providing personal care and beauty treatments (barbers, hair salons, tattoo and piercing studios, nail salons and massage centres)
  • pharmacies
  • premises providing veterinary services
  • retail galleries
  • retail travel agents
  • takeaways without space for consumption of food or drink on premises
  • public transport (aeroplanes, trains, trams, buses, coaches and ferries), taxis and private hire vehicles
  • transport hubs (airports, rail and tram stations and terminals, maritime ports and terminals, bus and coach stations and terminals)
  • any car or small van during a professionally delivered driving lesson and practical driving test
  • during all HGV lessons and tests, during all professional driving lessons and formal driving tests, and during any practical test for giving driving instruction

More information: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own/face-coverings-when-to-wear-one-and-how-to-make-your-own

Vacancy Parish Clerk

Posted: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 18:20 by Parish Clerk

Overstone Parish Council is looking for a proactive, enthusiastic, experienced Clerk who understands planning.

Overstone is a small village approximately 6.2 miles north-east of Northampton, but it is about to get a whole lot bigger. There are just over 750 electors but that is projected to rise to more than 5,000 in the coming years. The 9-seat council set a precept for 2021/22 of £39,294. Overstone Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk working 22 hours per week. More »

The Parish has been allocated 2 Sustainable Urban Extensions, Overstone Leys for 2000 dwellings and Overstone Green for 1600 homes. Overstone Leys is currently at Reserved matters stage and Overstone Green is due to go to Committee for Outline Planning permission.

The closing date for applications is 6 January 2022. » Less