Serving the people of Byfield


Covid-19 - NCC update

Please see below important message from Lucy Wightman, Director of Public Health at Northamptonshire County Council.

Dear Residents,

I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to Coronavirus in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also hoping to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:33 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community, Environment coronavirus covid19

Installation of a controlled crossing starting 30/11/20

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Northamptonshire Highways are scheduled to carry out some safety engineering works involving the installation of a new controlled pedestrian crossing. As part of the works, high friction surfacing will also be installed along with new road markings and vegetation clearance. When complete, this will improve accessibility and safety for pedestrians as well as improve the skid resistance on the approaches... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 11:02 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Highways

Audit Notice Update

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Please see the attached copy of the signed External Auditor Report and Certificate for 2019/20.

Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 20:52 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Audit

Roadworks - A361 near Chipping Warden

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We've been informed that starting from Monday 16/11/20 HS2 is to begin a series of phased works in relation to the Chipping Warden relief road, including 4-way traffic lights, diversions, and weekend closures.
For more information please click the link below:

Posted: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 10:57 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment, Highways

Daffodil bulbs up for grabs

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The Parish Council has a selection of daffodil bulbs available to anyone who wishes to plant some in a verge or suitable village space. We already have areas of planting which put on a cheerful show in the Spring.Last Autumn the bulbs planted by the children from Byfield School gave a great display at the end of Clock Meadow. With current covid restrictions we are unable to ask the children this year,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 10:41 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment

Agenda - Full Council - 2020 11 12

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Please see a summary of the main agenda items:

  1. Financial - Accounts for payment
  2. Planning – Various domestic applications
  3. Burial Ground – incl. headstone inscription / access / maintenance
  4. Street lights – discussion to upgrade all remaining lights
  5. Environment – Tree work and potential for community orchard
  6. Brightwell – Parking / upkeep of pavilions
  7. Highways – Update on HS2-related... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 20:38 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Agendas

Coronavirus - National Restrictions summary

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The attached document provides a summary of the national restrictions that apply during the second lockdown Nov 5th to Dec 2nd 2020.

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 16:28 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment coronavirus covid19

Minutes - Full Council - 2020 10 08

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**Minutes – October's Parish Council Meeting - 08/10/20**

The meeting was held via Zoom.

Please see a summary of the main agenda items:

  1. Financial - Accounts for payment
  2. Planning – Various domestic applications
  3. Street lights – Possible upgrades on The Twistle
  4. Highways – various incl. considerations of 20mph limits on some village roads and update on HS2-related works
  5. Cleaning out of... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 08:47 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Minutes

Minutes - Planning - 2020 09 24

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Please see the approved minutes from the Byfield Parish Council Planning meeting held 24/09/20 via Zoom.

Please see a summary of the main agenda items:

  • Application DA/2020/0604 – Crossing Farm, Boddington Road for conversion of existing stable building to a holiday let (part retrospective) Comments required by 28 September.
  • Consultation on HMG white paper Planning for the Future. Consultation runs... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 20:28 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Minutes

Green Home Grant

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We have received some information from Northants Warm Homes regarding Green Homes Grants, which may be useful to you.

This is a new scheme which is time limited from September 2020 till March 2021, and could help you to make your home more energy efficient, warmer and low carbon.

Click on the link below to access more information:

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 20:27 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Government Grants

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