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Car Park area to be closed - 18/06/20

image of 'car park closed' sign

The triangular parking area near to the village hall will be closed from 8am tomorrow (Thursday 18th June) to allow work to be carried on the shrub borders and hedges. It will remain closed for one working day. Please can all vehicles which are parked there over night must be removed before 8am on the 18th. Apologies for the late notice.It is planned to open the over-flow parking area at the top end... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 22:07 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment, Land & Property

HS2 update - Summer Newsletter 2020

Picture of a high speed train

We have been passed this Summer Newsletter from Fusion / HS2 outlining a programme of activity over the summer which will lead to lots of archaeological and ecological discovery in the local area.

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 08:14 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment, Highways, Land & Property

Improve walking and cycling in your area

image of cycle lane sign

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) wants to hear your ideas for making the county's streets better for walking and cycling.Whether you are concerned about the ability to maintain social distance, want a new cycle route, or have ideas for creating quieter residential streets or around schools, we want to hear from you.Use the map to check what has already been reported or tell NCC your ideas for... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 20:05 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment, Highways

Garden waste renewals

An infographic of garden waste collections

Don't forget to renew your garden waste subscription by 15th May to avoid disruption to your service.

Please click the link to the DDC website for more info:

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 20:01 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment

Household Waste Recycling Centres to Reopen

Household Waste Recycling Centres to Reopen

Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) will be open again from Monday 18 May 2020 for residents to dispose of essential household waste. Only essential journeys should be made to the HWRCs, and for residents to only use them if waste or recycling cannot be stored safely at home without causing injury, harm or risk to health.

In line with Public Health England guidance, residents who are vulnerable,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 May 2020 09:50 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment

Public Footpath on Hellidon Road

Picture of a recently cleared public footpath entrance

The Parish Council monitors footpaths in and around Byfield and The Parish Clerk Angela Weller and Cllr Lindsay Clark have recently been working with the landowner on improving access to a little used path that runs from the Hellidon Road west towards Boddington.We will also be installing a gate at the access point and putting some new way markers out along the route to help villagers enjoy this lovely... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 19:56 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment, Land & Property

Burning of Garden Waste

Burning of Garden Waste

Northamptonshire residents are being urged not to burn garden waste during the coronavirus lockdown, with an increase in bonfires posing health risks and heaping pressure on emergency crews.

There has been a surge in callouts to bonfires that have got out of hand in recent weeks, while burning waste at home also creates air pollution that could harm people nearby who may already have breathing difficulties... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 Apr 2020 19:09 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment