Cold Higham Parish Council

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

Author: Site Editor

Tree planting

An Appeal from South Northants Council

We have set a target to increase the number of trees in the district, this year, by 92,515; one for every resident. Unfortunately, we do not own enough land to plant all these on our own estate and so we are looking for anyone who owns an area of land that they would be happy to have trees planted on. We are looking at various funding options to support tree planting... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 30 May 2020 12:42 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council, SNC

SNC Support during Covid-19

South Northants Council have a number of facilities available to support people during this time.

Fancy a free, at home workout with the Leisure Centre? Or a new cycle route? And more.


Remember: for local help within Cold Higham Parish contact or 01327 830521.

Posted: Sat, 30 May 2020 12:35 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council

A5 Roadworks - Update 29 May 20

There is an update to yesterday's Bulletin, which affects only the dates of closure of Main Street, Upper Stowe / Furnace Lane crossroads. See link for details.

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 10:29 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

A5 Roadworks - Update 28 May 20

The latest update from Highways England/Forkers can be viewed at the link.

The main points include:

No further weeknight closures along our stretch of the A5.

Weekend closures on 29 May-1 Jun and 12-15 Jun.

Note particularly the Banbury Lane/A5 junction will be CLOSED over the first weekend, and pedestrian access managed.

They hope to maintain access across the crossroads MOST of the time on the second... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 14:01 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

A5 Roadworks - Update 19 May 20

Update Bulletin 6 – 19.5.2020 *** STOP PRESS ***

Please note that, due to the Spring Bank Holiday, no works will be carried out on this scheme between 6am Friday 22nd and 8pm Tuesday 26th May 2020.

All carriageways will remain open, as usual, when we are not working.
I shall be sending out a further update on the progress of our works next week. For further information, please contact:
Mike Healy... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 10:20 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

Cold Higham Parish Hall Virtual AGM

Cold Higham Parish Hall Committee will be hosting a "virtual" AGM on Wednesday 20 May at 700pm. This is open to anyone from the Parish who might wish to join. Should anyone be interested in attending this event on Microsoft Teams, please contact Chloe Nickless, Parish Hall Chairman, on, or 07802591306.

Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 10:35 by Site Editor

Tags: Village Hall

A5 Roadworks - Update 13 May 20

The latest update is at the link below.

Please note some modifications to the road closure programme, especially over the weekend 15-18 May. Also occasional closing of the Banbury Lane cross roads can't be ruled out.

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 17:41 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

Road Closures - Gigaclear

Update by phone 11 May

Mill Lane, Manor Rd, Kettle Close - road closures between 18 May and 6 Jun (not the whole time everywhere though).

Penthorne Close - closure 17 Jun - 8 Jul.

Residents access will be maintained, but controlled.

There is nothing scheduled for Church Lane, Cold Higham.

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 10:20 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

A5 Roadworks - Update 7 May 20

The latest Update from Forkers/Highways England on the A5 roadworks can be seen on the linked page.

Note that the A5 will NOT now be closed (as reported earlier) over this coming weekend (8-11 May). However it will be closed the following weekend. The Banbury Lane crossroads will, for the most part, remain open except for short periods.

See the link for full details.

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 15:03 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

VE75 Activities in Lockdown

A summary of the activities for 8 May 2020 can be seen at this link.

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 13:01 by Site Editor

Tags: Remembrance