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Courier fraud scam

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Fraudsters pretending to be police officers are repeatedly targeting the elderly in Northamptonshire.

Over the past few months, a number of incidents have taken place across the county where fraudsters have pretended to be police officers conducting covert investigations in order to gain the trust of elderly people with the aim of scamming them out of their money.

Please click the link below for more... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Sep 2020 08:17 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Crime

Road Closures - A361 at Chipping Warden during Sept & Oct

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There will be a series of full road closures on the A361 over weekends in September and October, from 8pm Friday night to 6am Monday morning. These are in the area of the south and north tie in's of the new relief road by Chipping Warden on the A361.

This work will require full weekend road closures of the A361. This diversion routes are similar to the diversions that have been in place for previous... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 20:44 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Highways

Minutes - Planning - 2020 07 23

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Please see the approved minutes from the Byfield Parish Council Planning meeting held 23/07/20.

Agenda items include:

1) Planning applications - various including Flora Innes House.

2) To consider adoption of a Safeguarding Policy

Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 08:34 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Minutes

Audit Notice 2020 update

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In accordance with the regulations the unaudited accounts of the Council for year 2019-20 and all papers relating to these accounts may be viewed by any parishioner between Monday 17 August 2020 and Tuesday 15 September 2020 inclusive.

Please see the attached document for more information.

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 21:16 by Michael Taylor

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An important message from the Northamptonshire COVID-19 Strategic Co-ordination Centre:

'Northampton Borough has seen a marked increase in covid-19 cases and has been added to the Government's watch list as "an area of intervention". Analysis shows that this spike is heavily influenced by a workplace outbreak at the Greencore food processing factory where 287 workers have tested positive.

As a result the factory closed voluntarily on Friday, and most employees and their direct households... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 20:54 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment coronavirus covid19

HS2 update - Notice of re-signalling works at M40 Junction 11

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HS2 have shared the document below relating to signalling improvements to the roundabout and associated approach roads at M40 Junction 11.Please click the link below for more details:

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 20:45 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Highways


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The apple trees at the end of Becketts Close have a bumper crop ready to be harvested. Please feel free to gather, there are windfalls and ones to pick. If everyone takes what they need there should be plenty to go round. Enjoy!

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 20:27 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment, Land & Property

Minutes - Full Council - 2020 07 09

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Please see the approved minutes from the Byfield Parish Council meeting held 09/07/20.

Agenda items included:

1) Financial - Accounts for payment

2) Planning – Various domestic applications

3) Highways – Recent traffic calming measures, plus update on HS2 Mitigation Fund grant application for improvements to Sports Pavilion.

4) Playground - Consideration of opening up the playground –... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 16:42 by Michael Taylor

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Agenda - Full Council - 2020 08 13

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The meeting will be held via Zoom.

We welcome any parishioners wishing to join the meeting. Please contact Cllr Mike Taylor at to obtain the joining instructions.

Please see a summary of the main agenda items:

1) Financial - Accounts for payment

2) Planning – Proposed new Medical Centre/housing - Proposal from Chairman of Preston Capes PC re. representation at any... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 09 Aug 2020 22:22 by Michael Taylor

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Gas mains works - Woodford Road, August 2020

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We have been notified by Southern Gas advising of remedial works required following the gas mains replacement.The work in Woodford Halse is planned for 19th to 22nd August with two-way traffic lights.The work in Byfield is planned for Sunday 23rd August with 'stop and go' boards being used for traffic control. This may run over until 25th August.There will be a letter drop along the Woodford Road and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Aug 2020 22:34 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Highways

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