Cold Higham Parish Council

Serving the people of Cold Higham, Grimscote, Fosters Booth (W) and Potcote

  • St Luke's Church at night

  • Village Hall (old school building)

  • Winter Sunshine

    Winter Sunshine

Welcome to the Parish web site of Cold Higham. We are a small community in South Northamptonshire comprising the ancient settlements of Cold Higham, Grimscote, Fosters Booth (West), Potcote and the surrounding rural area.

Cold Higham Parish Council provides YOUR local services. For details about the Council use the Main Menu on the left of the screen.

Our website aims to provide information about ALL services, whether provided by the Parish, District or County Council. Search the A-Z of Services via the Main Menu or use the keypad on the right. In the early stages some of this information is still being assembled.

A lot of other information is also available through the site:

  • Under Community in the Main Menu other organisations in the Parish can be found, as well as a What's On calendar.
  • Catch up with local news items (the latest will appear on the Home Page below).
  • Find local groups and businesses in our Community Directory.
  • Many other useful contacts can be found under Useful Links.
  • See some local scenery in the Gallery.
  • Use the Search facility (enter a keyword) or browse the site (you can use the Site Map) to find whatever you are looking for.

If you have news to tell, local photos to display, events to publicise we would love to hear about them.

Some pages are still under construction, but if you cannot find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

Latest News

Postponement of Elections 2019

Posted: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 12:49 by Site Editor

The Government has passed legislation to postpone elections within Northamptonshire in 2019 to May 2020. This includes all Parish Council elections.

Christmas Bin Collections at Christmas

Christmas Bin Collections at Christmas

Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:09 by Site Editor

This is an extract from SNC's web site:

"Bin collections over Christmas and New Year 2018

There will be no collections on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day. These collections will change as follows:

  • Collections due Christmas Day will be on Saturday 22 December
  • Collections due Boxing Day will be on Monday 24 December
  • Collections Due on New Year's Day will be on Saturday 29 December

There will be no green bin collections for the weeks commencing 24 and 31 December. More »

Real Christmas trees (without decorations) will be collected with the green bins in January.

Don't forget you can order an additional blue bin in our Winter bin sale for just £18, please call 01327 322344." » Less

Gov Consultation on Local Government Reorganisation in Northants

Posted: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 17:36 by Site Editor

This is an extract from a press release from SNC dated 29 Nov:

Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government launches consultation on unitary proposal and indicates postponement of elections

Consultation by the Secretary of State (SoS) over plans to restructure local government in Northamptonshire which could include two unitary authorities has started today, Thursday, 29 November 2019.The Government consultation has launched following proposals submitted by Northamptonshire councils back in August 2018.SoS, James Brokenshire has announced that he will consult with all principal councils in Northamptonshire, principal councils neighbouring Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce, South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership, the Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner, local health bodies, the University of Northampton, and representatives of the voluntary sector.He also welcomes views from any interested persons, including local residents and organisations.The consultation period will run for eight weeks until 25 January 2019 and is available online at https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/the-proposed-reorganisation-of-local-government-in-northamptonshire.Paper copies will also be available in public offices and buildings of all the Northamptonshire councils.Mr Brokenshire has also announced today that following a request from the eight Northamptonshire councils, he will bring forward an Order in Parliament to postpone district and parish elections that were due to be held in May 2019 until May 2020.

Earlier News Items

For earlier news items go to News