Author: Parish Office

Vacancy - Parish Clerk

The Parish Council has agreed that the post of Parish Clerk should be an unpaid post which is currently estimated to involve ten hours per week on parish duties related to meetings, planning and finance. (Full details available on application to the Interim Clerk).

Anyone interested in applying for the post should contact the Interim Clerk, Mrs Linda Carter, or the Chair of the Parish Council, Mr John... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 10:03 by Parish Office

Tags: Community

Views sought on neighbourhood plan for Overstone

People are being invited to have their say on a planning document which will help shape the future of Overstone Parish.

A Neighbourhood Development Plan has been prepared by Overstone Parish Council and the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group with the involvement of people living or working in the area.

It was submitted to Daventry District Council (DDC) recently and is now subject to a seven-week consultation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 14:38 by Parish Office

Tags: DDC, Neighbourhood Plan, Referendum

Local Government Reorganisation – A Simple Guide

We have received several requests for a short, simple, plain-English guide to Local Government Reorganisation; something that can be cut and pasted onto community web sites or newsletters to help inform and engage members of the public. It was quite a challenge to write a short, simple guide but one I was happy to take on. The draft was road-tested on my 17 and 13 year old children (almost willingly!)... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 10:50 by Parish Office

Tags: NCC

Draft Budget for West Northamptonshire Council Published

The first draft budget for West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) was published yesterday with the papers for the meeting of the WNC shadow executive committee being held on 5 January 2021. In a joint statement, Cllr Ian McCord, Leader of the West Northants Shadow Authority and Anna Earnshaw, Chief Executive, said "We have an opportunity to deliver better and more joined up services for residents and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 10:49 by Parish Office

Tags: NCC Consultation

Police & Fire Service Budget - please respond

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC), Stephen Mold, has launched a budget consultation to ask people about their priorities for the county's fire and police services, and how much they would pay towards them. The PFCC has responsibility for setting the budget for both Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police. The budgets are made up from money raised... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 10:49 by Parish Office

Tags: NCC Consultation

Think NHS 111 First

NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.

If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly and safely in... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 23:52 by Parish Office

Tags: Health

Age UK December Newsletter

Please see attached the December edition of our Engage newsletter which I hope you will find interesting and informative.

As a local, independent charity we appreciate your interest and are grateful for your support.

May I wish you a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Best wishes,
Chris Duff
Chief Executive

Jo Bird​, Coordinator ‑ Business Development
01604 611200 e Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 22:52 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items

Draft Vision for Daventry town centre’s future

Draft Vision for town centre's future is unveiledWide-ranging proposals for maximising the potential of Daventry town centre over the next 15 years have been unveiled.Based on public responses to a consultation held over the summer, the draft Daventry Town Centre Vision 2035 sets out a range of measures that could be implemented to transform the centre as a destination for residents, visitors and businesses.People... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 16:45 by Parish Office

Tags: DDC

Annual Comfort and Joy Campaign - refuges & domestic abuse

The Annual Comfort and Joy Campaign helps those who are staying in refuges as a result of experiencing domestic abuse, as well as other vulnerable families who are struggling at Christmas.

Jointly organised by the Daventry District and South Northamptonshire Community Safety Partnership and the Daventry District Over 50's Forum, its aim is to provide them with a few gifts and treats, as well as food,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 16:43 by Parish Office

Tags: NCC

Christmas waste and recycling collections

Christmas waste and recycling collections


Residents across Daventry District are being offered support to recycle as much as possible over the Christmas and New Year period.

That support includes an extra collection of the blue-lidded recycling bins during the Christmas period, as well as a kerbside collection of real Christmas trees in January.

Daventry District Council (DDC) is reminding people of the following... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 16:23 by Parish Office

Tags: DDC