Cold Higham Parish Council

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

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Voluntary Drivers urgently needed in Cold Higham

Voluntary Drivers urgently needed in Cold Higham

TADD (Towcester Area Door2door) is a long-established local charity operating a door to door community transport service for the people in the SNC area. The service enables members to attend medically related appointments and services, is affordable and allows them to retain independence in the absence of suitable public transport and avoid reliance on family, friends and neighbours.

For the first time... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 17:54 by Site Editor

Tags: Charity

Postponement of Elections 2019

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

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

Tags: Parish Council

Christmas Bin Collections at Christmas

Christmas Bin Collections at Christmas

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... Read More »

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

Tags: SNC, Recycling

Gov Consultation on Local Government Reorganisation in Northants

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... Read More »

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

Tags: Local Government

Towcester Roadworks Complete

See extract of letter from Forkers Ltd:

Good morning

As you may be aware we completed our essential maintenance works to the A5 in Towcester last night.

I'd be grateful if you would take care when crossing the road as the volume of traffic will increase substantially now that it has been re-opened to through traffic.

As our works on the A5 have been completed we can remove the temporary speed limit signs... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Dec 2018 17:16 by Site Editor

Tags: Traffic

Roadworks A5/Banbury Lane - 29 Nov to 3 Dec

Please see the email below from Anglian Water. Traffic lights at this junction!

Anglian Water In Your Area Notification

We're carrying out essential work affecting roads in your area.

For full details, please visit:

Name: Roadworks - A5 From J A45 To J A43 Roundabout, South Northamptonshire
Status: Planned
Estimated Start Date: 29/11/2018
Estimated... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 17:34 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

Towcester Traffic Update 23 Nov 18

Latest update attached.

One significant quote:

"We are planning to reopen the A5 to through traffic by 23:59hrs on Friday 30th November 2018."

Another of note:

"We will be working overnight between 20.00hrs on Monday 3rd December and 0600hrs on Tuesday 4th December 2018 to remove the temporary barriers from the gaps in the central reservation of the A43. For safety reasons it will be necessary to close... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 16:25 by Site Editor

Tags: Traffic

Parish Christmas Gathering

Parish Christmas Gathering

Come and join the parish Christmas gathering, on Friday 30th November at 7pm in the village hall.

Mince pies and mulled wine provided. BYO drinks.

'The Highamettes' leading carol singing.

Posted: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:11 by Site Editor

Tags: Recreation

Police Appeal - Grimscote Vehicle Interference

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding unknown persons entering three vehicles parked on the drive of a property in Litchborough Road without permission and for reasons unknown.

This happened between the hours of 3pm and 9pm on the 7th November 2018.

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 09:36 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

A5 Towcester - Update 9 Nov 18

The latest update is attached.

For those in a rush:

Work remains on schedule for completion by end November (subject to weather).

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:26 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

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