Cold Higham Parish Council

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

Author: Site Editor

A5 Nighttime Road Closure 7-13 March 2022

National Highways have advised that they will be carrying out safety improvement works on the A5 Watling Street on the Northampton Road junction.

This means that the A5 will be CLOSED between the Towcester roundabout and Weedon Beck traffic lights from 8pm to 6am from 7th March for approximately 7 nights.

For full details see attached letter from National Highways.

Posted: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 16:15 by Site Editor

Tags: Roadworks

Emergency Reservists Required

The Northamptonshire Emergency Response Corps (NERC) brings together voluntary organisations and recruits individual volunteers from across the county to help out where they can. NERC Reservists are called upon in times of need to assist with keeping their communities informed, distributing food and supplies and checking on the vulnerable. You don't need any specialist skills or have to commit to any... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Feb 2022 15:29 by Site Editor

Tags: Volunteers

More Men Wanted! Northampton Male Voice Choir Appeal


Who Are We?

We're the Northampton Male Voice Choir (NMVC) comprised mainly of men from the county of Northamptonshire.
We have great fun performing in concerts and events around Northampton and the surrounding areas and, in the process, we raise substantial amounts of money each year for both local and national organisations and charities.

What Are We Doing?

We're planning a series of "open... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 13:52 by Site Editor

Tags: Entertainment

Parish Litter Pick - Sunday 27th February

All being well, this will be 'live' as opposed to 'virtual'. Full details will be published nearer the time.

Posted: Sun, 30 Jan 2022 11:20 by Site Editor

Tags: Litter, Parish Council

Funds Available to help Fly-Tipping Victims

Funds Available to help Fly-Tipping Victims

Private landowners who are the victims of fly-tipping can apply for grants of up to £1,500 to help cover the cost of removing it.

Local authorities do not remove fly-tipped waste on private land, as it is the responsibility of the landowner to clear.

Under this scheme, farmers and private landowners can apply for a grant towards the cost of having the fly-tipped waste cleared away and to support... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 16:27 by Site Editor

Tags: Litter, Police

Christmas 2021 waste and recycling collection arrangements - from WNC

Collection days

There will be no changes to the days on which your bins are collected over the festive period. You can check your collection day at


Additional recycling can be presented alongside your bins or boxes in clear sacks or in additional boxes.

It can also be taken to your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. Centres will open as normal except... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 16:46 by Site Editor

Tags: Recycling


From this coming Thursday (18 Nov 21) the van will try going to Cold Higham. Plans to stop near the phone box and expects to be there 7.30-7.45pm. Times are always approximate and a bit variable – varies according to how long earlier stops take.

There's an advert in the Autumn Around Pattishall that has more details, including the online tracker that lets you see where the van currently is: Read More »

Posted: Sat, 13 Nov 2021 15:12 by Site Editor

Tags: Recreation

Remembrance Ceremony 2021

Remembrance Ceremony 2021

A ceremony of Remembrance will take place at the St Luke's War Memorial at 11am on Remembrance Sunday, 14th November. The Programme is attached.

Posted: Sun, 31 Oct 2021 10:34 by Site Editor

Tags: Remembrance

Neighbourhood Police Drop-In Session

The local neighbourhood Police Team will be in the parish hall in Cold Higham from 10am to midday on Wednesday 24th November for anyone to drop in and say hello/raise any concerns/report anything etc. It will be an informal drop-in session to engage a bit more with the community.

Posted: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 09:01 by Site Editor

Tags: Police

Cold Higham Parish Hall - Autumn Event – Remembrance Sunday Soup & Bacon Rolls

Cold Higham Parish Hall - Autumn Event – Remembrance Sunday Soup & Bacon Rolls

Sunday 14th November 2021, 1130am to 230pm

Following the Remembrance Sunday Wreath Laying Ceremony at St Luke's Church, Cold Higham, the Cold Higham Parish Hall Committee will be serving homemade soup and bacon/sausage rolls at the Parish Hall from 1130am to 230pm for all those who wish to join us. As with previous... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Oct 2021 12:17 by Site Editor

Tags: Parish Hall, Remembrance