Cold Higham Parish Council

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

Author: Site Editor

Three Men Sentenced For Sheep Butchery Offences

Three men have been sentenced for sheep butchery offences as part of Operation Stock.

Robert Iordan, aged 23, and Florin Nutu, aged 36, both of Birmingham, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal in relation to the slaughter and illegal butchery of sheep and lambs, at Northampton Crown Court on Friday, February 14. Last week they were sentenced to four years and four months in prison each.

Viorel Manu,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:56 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Covid-19 - Statement from Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Po

Please see a statement below from the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Covid-19:

Chief Constable Nick Adderley, said: "We are all aware we are now living in unprecedented times and, from today, every one of us is being asked to step up and play a crucial role in the battle against Covid-19. All that is requested of you is that you follow Government advice - stay at home, save lives and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 19:43 by Site Editor

Tags: Coronavirus, Police

Coronavirus - Parish Note 2 - 24 Mar 20

A Coronavirus update, offering free food to the most vulnerable, is on the Coronavirus page.

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:28 by Site Editor

Tags: Coronavirus, Parish Council

Postponed Annual Parish Meeting

The reports from the Chairman and Ward Officers which would have been delivered to the Annual Parish Meeting if it had not been postponed from 19 Mar 20 are now available. They can be accessed from the meeting entry in "What's On".

Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 09:37 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council

A5 Roadworks - Update 19 Mar 20

The latest update from Highways England/Forkers is now available.


Note that, while most of the time access across the Banbury Lane/Butchers Lane crossroads will be maintained, this will NOT be the case over the weekend 28/29 March.

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 18:03 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

Gigaclear Operations

Gigaclear Operations to start laying the broadband cable locally will begin shortly. All of the areas mentioned below will have traffic management in place which may cause some minor delays:

From 17th March – 17th April on Butchers Lane.

From 17th March to 30th March on Banbury Lane, Cold Higham

From 24th March to 6th April on Banbury Lane, Fosters Booth.

These are the current plans but could be... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Mar 2020 19:56 by Site Editor

Tags: Computer, Roadworks

Burglary - Grimscote

Burglary - Grimscote In Towcester

There has been a report of a burglary to a garage on Litchborough Rd, Grimscote whereby suspect(s) have taken an orange ride on lawn mower. Suspect(s) must have used a vehicle or trailer that is able to transport the mower away.

This happened between 9:00pm on Thursday 5th and 2:00am on Friday 6th March 2020.

Did you see or hear anything in the area that was suspicious?... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 Mar 2020 09:56 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Ultrafast Broadband is coming to the Parish

As part of the Superfast Northamptonshire initiative to improve rural connectivity, Gigaclear, in partnership with Northamptonshire County Council, will be bringing ultrafast full fibre broadband to Pattishall, Fosters Booth, Grimscote and Cold Higham.

Ultrafast speeds of up to 900Mbs will be available later this year to all households and businesses included in the build programme.

Every home due to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 13:24 by Site Editor

Tags: Computer, Roadworks

Crime Prevention and Community Policing Event

Police in Towcester will be holding a community event on Saturday 7th March 2020.
Local officers, crime prevention specialist and representatives from Neighbourhood Watch, Toolwatch and Barclay's fraud team will also be on hand to provide crime prevention advice and information.

The Sawpits Centre (the old library)
Richmond Road
NN12 6EX

Saturday 7th March 2020
From 10am until 2pm

Come along and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:10 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Local Government Reorganisation

The Structural Change Order (SCO) has finally made it through parliament. The SCO gives legal effect to the creation of the unitary councils in Northamptonshire, so it's been nail-biting waiting for it to progress through parliament. Now the Local Government Reorganisation Programme can be driven forward with legal certainty. There are just 411 calendar days left until 1 April 2021, which is Vesting... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:24 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government