Author: Parish Clerk

Rules on face coverings have been updated in England

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... Read More »

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

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Vacancy 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... Read More »

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

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Christmas 2021 waste and recycling collection arrangements

Collection days

There will be no changes to the days on which your bins are collected over the festive period. You can check your collection day at

Bin collection day | West Northamptonshire Council Find your bin collection day by your


Additional recycling can be presented alongside your bins or boxes in clear sacks or in additional... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 18:31 by Parish Clerk

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Consultation on draft Police, Fire and Crime Plan

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Stephen Mold, is in the process of writing his first joint plan for the county's Police Force and Fire and Rescue Service and would like to hear your views.

For the first time, this is a plan for both police and fire, reflecting Stephen's responsibility to set the strategic direction for both services in Northamptonshire. It is not an exhaustive... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 09:49 by Parish Clerk

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Installation of Chicane

Highways have rescheduled the installation of the Chicane on Sywell Road for the 25th October 2021, weather permitting.

Posted: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 13:25 by Parish Clerk

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Have your say on the amended plans for Saxon Park

Have your say on the amended plans for Saxon Park

Following Public Consultation Pilgrim/Rothstone have considered the feedback received so far and made some amendments to the proposals including reconfiguring the petrol station, much reducing the overall footprint of this element of the plans.

They say that this means they are able to provide a much more pedestrian focussed centre with significantly increased landscaping, greenery and public amenity... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:03 by Parish Clerk

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Spread The Word, Not The Virus

"Cases of Covid are rising across the county, by getting both jabs you reduce the chance of being hospitalised by over 92%. This NHS video features young Covid patients talking about their experiences of suffering from serious Covid-19 and developing Long Covid, and the experience of Doctors and frontline staff treating them: "In hindsight I wish I had taken the jab when... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:54 by Parish Clerk

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Northamptonshire Carers

Northamptonshire Carers is pleased to announce that the Drop-in sessions for unpaid Carers registered with the Saxon Spires & Long Buckby Surgeries are now able to meet once more 'face to face' in the surgeries. Sadly Carers have been disproportionally affected by COVID19 so these drop-ins are a vital lifeline for many and an opportunity to re-engage with other Carers, medical professionals and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 14:21 by Parish Clerk

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Traffic Calming

Highways are installing a Chicane on Sywell Road, Overstone, on the stretch of road between the Village Hall and Sywell Village.

The work is due to commence on the 4th of October 2021 and should take approximately 10 days.

Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 09:01 by Parish Clerk

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New Secondary Free School

West Northamptonshire Council is proposing to provide land in Moulton to the Department of Education for a new secondary free school to serve Northampton - they would like to hear your views

The land we are proposing to provide to the DfE is located to the west of Thorpeville, Moulton, known as 'Wantage Farm'

We would encourage you to have your say by completing the online questionnaire at Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Aug 2021 09:34 by Parish Clerk

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