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Author: Michael Taylor

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

Allotment Available

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One mini allotment plot has become available at a rent of £11 until 30 September 2021. The plot has been well tended and will be cleared by the last tenant.The plot is suitable for somebody wanting to have a dabble at growing your own fruit and veg, but may be limited for time or mobility, and would be great for young children to learn about how food grows from without being too daunting.Anyone... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 10:14 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Land & Property

Agenda - Full Council - 2020 10 08

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The meeting will be 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 Cornbrook on the Brightwell Recreation Ground

We welcome any... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 09:43 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Agendas

The Byword - October 2020

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Please click on the link below to view the October / November 2020 edition of The Byword.

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 13:29 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Newsletters

Neighbour of the Year

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This is the 3rd year that the Co-op Insurance has run its 'Neighbour of the Year' award. If you feel you know someone in Byfield who is deserving of your nomination this year then please click the link below:

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 20:40 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community

Food poverty and availability in rural Northants

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Northamptonshire ACRE and partners are concerned about food poverty and the availability/ accessibility of food in rural Northamptonshire.

This survey is part of a wider project to highlight the issues faced by rural communities, and to provide support to the communities in need of extra support. A report will be published to share the results of the survey. You can support this work by completing.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 20:21 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community

Minutes - Full Council - 2020 09 09

Please click the link below for the approved Minutes for the Byfield Parish Council meeting held via Zoom 09/09/20.

Agenda items included:

  1. Financial - Accounts for payment
  2. Planning – Various domestic applications
  3. Rights of Way – incl. concern about danger to horses & riders on Boddington Road
  4. Highways – incl. considerations of 20mph limits on some village roads and update on HS2 Mitigation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 20:07 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Minutes

Coronavirus - QR codes for Byfield venues

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To help trace and stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) local venues should use a government service to create a QR code for display in your venue. Visitors should then scan the QR code when they arrive, using the NHS COVID-19 app.

A QR will be placed on the notice board by the Pavilion on the Brightwell Recreation Ground from this weekend.

You should create and display a QR code if you are:

Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:15 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment coronavirus covid19

HS2 update - Notice of overnight closures at M40 Junction 11

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HS2 has shared the document below relating to signaling improvements to the M40 roundabout at Junction 11. This will mean overnight road closures during September, October and November. Please click the link below for further information.

Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 20:01 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Highways