Cold Higham Parish Council

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

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Free Adult Learning Computer Course

Life Online Courses

The adult learning team at Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) is putting on a free, 4-week basic IT skills course and it is aimed at anyone in Northamptonshire that wants to learn how to use the Internet, stay safe online, complete online transactions and make the most of apps and cloud storage. The course runs on Tuesday afternoons starting on 5 November 2019 at Northampton Central... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 09:29 by Site Editor

Tags: Computer

Parish Remembrance Service Sunday 10 Nov 2019

Parish Remembrance Service Sunday 10 Nov 2019

Cold Higham Parish Council

Remembrance Sunday Ceremony

10th November 2019


10.00am – Remembrance Service in St Luke's Church for those wishing to attend

10.45am - Public gather round the War Memorial

10.51am – Opening prayer from Rev Hugh Kent

10.53am – Pauline Pearson reads the names of the fallen

10.55am – John Shurvinton reads The Exhortation ("They shall grow not old...")... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 16:52 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council, Remembrance

Suspicious Cold Calling in Pattishall Area

There have been concerns raised in the area of Pattishall regarding person(s) knocking on doors and asking for money due to them claiming they have fallen on hard times.

This may include stating that they need to carry out repairs at their own home, and offers to carry out work for residents in the area.

Due to having several reports we are writing to remind residents that there are support services... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 21:11 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Three Men Charged Over Illegal Sheep Butchery Offences

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to steal over a series of illegal sheep butchery offences across Northamptonshire this summer.

Robert Iordan, aged 23, Florin Nutu, aged 35, and Voirel Manu, aged 38, all from Birmingham, are charged with conspiracy to steal in relation to the slaughter and illegal butchery of sheep and lambs between June 22, 2019, and October 7, 2019.

In total, 12 reports... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 08:04 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Two Men Arrested As Part of Investigation Into Illegal Sheep Butchery

Northamptonshire Police have arrested two men on suspicion of offences linked to its ongoing Operation Stock investigation into incidents of illegal sheep butchery.

Officers responding to a report of suspicious activity in a field near Welford last night, Sunday, October 6, discovered an offence in progress and went on to stop a vehicle on the A14 shortly after 1am this morning, Monday, October 7.

Two... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 16:34 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Street Lights Update

Street Lights Update

The street lights on Banbury Lane and within Grimscote will be replaced on Monday 30th September.

There is still no news about when the Church Lane works will be carried out, or when the light on Litchborough Rd will be replaced.

Posted: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 10:29 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council

HGV Damage in Grimscote

HGV Damage in Grimscote

Last December an HGV caused considerable damage to verges in Grimscote village. The PC made representations to Northants Highways with a view to erecting signs warning HGV drivers that Manor Road at this point was unsuitable for their vehicles. Highways agreed to try and find some money in the new budget round for such signs, but the PC heard in August that funding would not be forthcoming.

A follow-up... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 08:14 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council, Transport

New Local Government Web Sites Launched

Two new web sites, one for West Northamptonshire and one for North Northamptonshire, have been launched to carry news about the Local Government Reorganisation (LGR) programme. The web sites are at and The sites describe the process so far, who is involved, progress from public meetings, and news including details of the upcoming shadow authority elections.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 10:23 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

Street Lights Update

The planned replacement of the street light on Litchborough Road has had to be delayed. It will now not take place on 25th September as intended.

Further details will appear here when confirmed.

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:52 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council

New Street Lights Update

The contracts for new street lights have been placed by the PC, but there has been a recent change to the plan. We discovered that Western Power are planning to replace most/all of the electricity poles on Church Lane some time next year. All our street lights in Church Lane are on these poles. Therefore the replacement of the Church Lane lights has been postponed until the new poles are in place,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 11:12 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council

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