Cold Higham Parish Council

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


Avian Flu (Bird Flu) Update - 22 Nov

From WNC:

Members of the public are being encouraged to report their concerns as Trading Standards help neighbouring colleagues contain a Bird Flu outbreak near Oundle.

Following the first confirmed case on Wednesday, 9 November, three more cases have recently been confirmed. A 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone were established around them by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 16:50 by Site Editor

Tags: Bird Flu, Trading Standards

Cold Higham Parish Council Vacancy

The Parish Council has a vacancy for a councillor, following the resignation of Nigel Forster. The Council intends to co-opt a new councillor at its January meeting, in accordance with its procedures which are on the web site. Anyone eligible who is interested should apply to the clerk for an application form by 23rd December 2022.Applications to Gill Greaves, 07771980598, Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 09:47 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council

Christmas Recycling Dates

Christmas Recycling Dates

WNC have issued dates for recycling throughout the area.

In our area there is no change to the dates, except that there will be no Green Bin collections between 24 Dec and 6 Jan 23.

Real Christmas trees will be collected between 9 and 20 Jan 23.

Posted: Thu, 17 Nov 2022 07:53 by Site Editor

Tags: Recycling

"Carols in the Hall" Returns

"Carols in the Hall" Returns

Cold Higham Parish Hall Commitee will be hosting one further event in 2022 with the resurrection of our "Carols at the Hall" which will take place on Saturday 10th December 2021 from 6pm in Cold Higham Parish Hall. Complementary mulled wine and mince pies, together with some soft drinks and nibbles, will be laid on for those attending, however we would welcome people to bring along their own "picnics"... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 13:06 by Site Editor

Tags: Christmas, Entertainment

Support Hub for Rising Cost of Living

Support Hub for Rising Cost of Living

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) have launched an online support hub full of information and advice about the rising cost of living to help residents find support available to them.

The webpage is designed to be easy to navigate and contains lots of information on accessing grants, money and debt advice, government funding, wellbeing tips and links to local community organisations.

The drop-down options... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 13 Nov 2022 15:46 by Site Editor

Tags: Cost of Living

Mill Lane Closure

Mill Lane Closure

Part of Mill Lane will be closed by Anglian Water from 14-16th November to enable them to repair a valve on the main. Please see the plan attached.

Should you need any further detail, please contact Andrew Manning on 03457 145145

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 16:42 by Site Editor

Tags: Roads, Roadworks

Work to create new parking spaces in Towcester begins

 Work to create new parking spaces in Towcester begins

Press Release from WNC:

A derelict supermarket will soon be demolished to make way for additional parking spaces in the heart of Towcester town centre.

The supermarket in the Sponne Arcade known locally as the old Co-op or Poundstretcher has stood empty since September 2018 and has fallen into disrepair.

The site, which already includes 70 parking spaces, was bought by former South Northamptonshire Council... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 13:57 by Site Editor

Tags: Traffic

Poppy Appeal Launched

Poppy Appeal Launched

The national Poppy Appeal is launched today, in support of the Royal British Legion.

Static sites for purchasing your poppy will be open from 31st October at Peggoty's and John's Motors. Door to door collections will take place in some areas of the parish.

There will be a collection box in the parish hall after the Remembrance Ceremony on Remembrance Sunday (13th November).

Posted: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 10:27 by Site Editor

Tags: Remembrance

Scheme which helps victims of fly-tipping has been extended

Scheme which helps victims of fly-tipping has been extended

A pilot scheme which helps landowners clear and prevent fly-tipping has been extended for another 12 months in West Northamptonshire.

When fly-tipping takes place on public land, the taxpayer pays for the removal and disposal of the waste. However, if a fly-tip occurs on private land, the landowner pays for the clean up and removal.

Last year the scheme was launched by Stephen Mold, the Police, Fire,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 17:00 by Site Editor

Tags: Environment, Litter, Local Government

Remembrance Sunday Programme

Cold Higham Parish Council

Remembrance Sunday Ceremony

13th November 2022


The church will remain open during the day (10.00am to 3.00pm) for private reflection.

10.45am - Public gather round the War Memorial

10.55am – Opening prayer from Pauline Pearson, Church Warden

10.58am – Cllr Kim Attenborough, PC Chairman, reads the names of the parish fallen

10.59am – John Campion reads... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Oct 2022 11:45 by Site Editor

Tags: Remembrance

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