Cold Higham Parish Council

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

Author: Site Editor

Residents Invited to Attend Crime Prevention Evening

Members of the public have the opportunity to speak to their local neighbourhood team on Wednesday (June 12) at a special crime prevention evening being held in Long Buckby.

The event has been organised by Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Craig Egdell at the United Reformed Church in Brington Road, between 5pm and 8pm in response to a series of burglaries earlier this year.

PCSO Egdell said: "Directly... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:07 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Local Government Reorganisation Announcement from Government

The long-awaited announcement came on Tuesday (see As expected, there will be two unitary councils, West and North. Vesting Day will be 1 April 2021… 684 days to go! The announcement was interesting for what it didn't say. For instance, we know that all parish and town councils in Northamptonshire will hold elections... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 18 May 2019 10:40 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

Connecting Communities Event for Over 50s

Connecting Communities Event for Over 50s

The Connecting The Communities event is on Tuesday 21 May, please see attached poster, it is aimed at residents 50+ there will be approximately 14 external organisations who will be offering information, taster classes and activities.

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 09:51 by Site Editor

Tags: Recreation

Police - Non-Emergency Police Callers To Be Offered Call Back Option

Northamptonshire Police has pledged to offer non-emergency callers a call back option in a bid to manage call wait times.

The pledge sets out an aim to answer 101 calls within 60 seconds and prioritise them according to the level of threat, harm and risk.

Once the assessment is done and the call put into the appropriate category, the caller may be offered a call back option, after a set time has lapsed,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 11:29 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Communicating Within the Parish

Communicating within the Parish. The PC has been looking for efficient ways of keeping parishioners informed about very local information/activities. The recent spate of crime locally has propelled this to the fore. We are therefore trialling a scheme called Nextdoor. Each neighbourhood (e.g. CH Parish) creates a private Nextdoor website that is accessible only to the residents of that neighbourhood,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 18:45 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council

New 'Street Doctor' for reporting potholes etc

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) has closed down Street Doctor and moved everything over to a new system called Fix My Street. The old Street Doctor web site shows a link to the new one. Current reports will be moved over so they shouldn't have to be resubmitted and the old report reference numbers should still work. Fix My Street is simpler to use and mobile responsive and it allows photos to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 16:09 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

Local Car Crime and Evidence - Police Message

A message of 21st March from Sgt Michaela Simons of South Northants Police addressed to SNAST Neighbourhood Watch:
"At present we believe that the series of offences [primarily car crime] that occurred within Pattishall and surrounding villages are part of a much bigger series being perpetrated on this side of the County.

A male and female have been arrested following similar offences near Brixworth.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 08:47 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Annual Parish Meeting 2019 - Reports

The reports from the Parish Council Chairman and District Councillor to the Annual Parish Meeting on 21 Mar 19 are available in Documents and from What's On.

Posted: Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:39 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Council

Council Tax Billing Error - Message from SNC

Council Tax Billing Error

South Northants Council is today apologising to residents for a billing error in their Council Tax. Residents of South Northamptonshire will be receiving replacement Council Tax bills in the next week or so after the originals were issued with incorrect figures. Last week around 36,000 bills landed on doormats around the district, but due to human error the figures were calculated... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:57 by Site Editor

Tags: SNC

Anglian Water Roadworks on A5: 21-25 March

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: 21/03/2019
Estimated Completion Date: 25/03/2019

Traffic control.

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:02 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks