Serving the people of Byfield

Author: Michael Taylor

The Byword - April 2021

April's edition of The Byword is available to view / download here.

Posted: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 20:37 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community, Newsletters

HS2 update - M40 / A361 Junction 11 sliproad closures

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We been advised that there will be slip lane closure on the M40 J11 on 12 April 2021 between the hours of 20:00hrs to 06:00hrs.


HS2 will be closing the southbound exit slip road on the M40 at Junction 11. The works will enable the installation of road surface 'loops' for the new traffic signals to the motorway slip lanes and 'A' road approaches.


The night-time closure will require a diversion along the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 20:33 by Michael Taylor

Tags: HS2, Highways

Minutes - Planning - 2021 02 25

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Please see the attached Minutes from the meeting to review planning application DA/2017/0826 amended – outline application for residential development of c.78 houses with new Medical Centre.

The meeting was held via Zoom call.

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 20:39 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Highways, Minutes, planning

Minutes - Full Council - 2021 02 11

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Please see the approved Minutes from the Parish Council meeting, held 11/02/21 via Zoom.

Please see a summary of the main agenda items:

  1. Financial - Accounts for payment
  2. Planning – Various domestic applications plus ex-PoW site for commercial purpose. Consideration of a Neighbourhood Plan
  3. Water usage for Brightwell Pavilion
  4. Burial Ground – improved vehicle and pedestrian access
  5. Tree work –... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 20:23 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Minutes

Agenda - Full Council - 2021 03 11

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**Agenda – March's Parish Council Meeting - 11/03/21**

The meeting will be held via Zoom.

Please see a summary of the main agenda items:

  1. Financial - Accounts for payment
  2. Brightwell Recreation Ground - Resolving flooding at lower end of recreation ground, plus an update on the improvement from for the Brightwell pavilion
  3. Burial Ground – improved vehicle and pedestrian access
  4. War Memorial –... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 19:13 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Agenda

Agenda - Planning - 2021 02 25

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The meeting to review planning application DA/2017/0826 amended – outline application for residential development of c.78 houses with new Medical Centre, will be held via Zoom call.

Please see the attached documents:

1) Agenda

2) Additional Information Document on behalf of Byfield Medical Centre.

We welcome any participation from members of the public who would like to comment on the amendments.... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 12:15 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Agenda, planning

West Northants Council, town, parish candidates briefing

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People thinking of standing as a candidate in the West Northamptonshire Council or town and parish elections are encouraged to join in a briefing taking place soon.

On Thursday, 6 May residents across Daventry, Northampton and South Northants will vote to elect councillors to the new unitary authority, which will go live on 1 April this year, replacing their existing district, borough and county councils.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 21:20 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community, Elections, Local Government

Census 2021

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Every ten years the census takes place in England and Wales, providing insight into the people who live across the country and what their lives are like. This year, census day is on Sunday 21 March. You may already have seen advertisements on the TV, in newspapers and social media.

What is the census?

The census is a series of questions that gives a data picture of British society and this year it will... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 21:01 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community

Northants Police - neighbourhood policing blueprint

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We have received the following two documents from Northants Police highlighting their strategy for protecting local communities.

Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 20:59 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community

Minutes - Planning - 2021 21 01

Please see the approved Minutes from the Parish Council planning meeting, held 21/01/21 via Zoom.

DA/2017/0826 amended – outline application for 78 (now 80) houses and a new Medical Centre. The amendment dealt mainly with management of traffic issues and highways work – as requested by County Highways.

Posted: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 20:39 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Minutes, planning