Cold Higham Parish Council

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

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WNC - Housing Strategy Consultation

A Message from WNC for all residents:

Dear Town and Parish Councils,

West Northamptonshire Council is developing a new Housing Strategy, and over the last few weeks, following workshops with council members, internal teams and key partners we have developed some suggested housing strategy themes and their priorities.

We want to make sure that the new housing strategy covers the housing issues important... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 08:42 by Site Editor

Tags: Housing, Local Government

Elections to the Parish Council

Parish Council elections will take place on 6 May 2021.

Have you considered becoming a parish councillor?

Expressions of interest are welcomed from anyone who is over 18 years old.

As a councillor representing your community you will help keep it a great place to live and work. You will be supported in your role and will be expected to undertake training. You should be comfortable working electronically.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 15:00 by Site Editor

Tags: Elections, Local Government, Parish Council

West Northants Budget - Public Consultation

The first draft budget for West Northamptonshire Council was approved for consultation by the Shadow Executive on 5 January 2021 and now we're seeking views on the proposals for when the council comes into existence in April 2021.

The 2021/2022 proposals maintain services and standards and propose no service reductions. We will take advantage of the efficiencies of running one organisation where previously... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 16:32 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

Local Government Reorganisation - Simple Guide

With LGR, and the advent of Unitary Authorities across Northamptonshire, just three months away, Northants CALC have produced this simple guide for all.

Posted: Sat, 02 Jan 2021 09:45 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

New Logo for West Northants Unitary Authority

The new logo for the forthcoming West Northants Unitary Authority can be seen at the link.

Posted: Sat, 21 Nov 2020 09:19 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

Building Stronger Communities - SNC Public Consultation

SNC are seeking to develop an action plan for building stronger communities into the future. They are asking for public input to their proposals, and have asked us to help circulate this survey.

The survey is available on their website:

There are a number of sections to the strategy under four main themes. Residents can comment on the... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 15 Nov 2020 09:42 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

Future Council Tax Reduction Scheme - Public Consultation

Residents and stakeholders across Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire, along with countywide stakeholders, will be invited to have their say on the proposed changes to the Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS).

The schemes provide a reduction for working-age people and households on low incomes, to help them pay their council tax bill. There are individual schemes in place for Daventry,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 14 Nov 2020 10:23 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

Northants CC October Update

Northants County Council latest news can be seen on the attached link.

It includes important warnings about Covid 19 in the light of Halloween and Bonfire night; free school meal vouchers; highways repair programme (including potholes). There is also information about the Oxford-Cambridge Arc scheme, and opportunities for job support. Click on the link below for the full update.

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 16:00 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

Local Government Reorganisation

There is now a new page devoted to LGR updates. They will appear when matters of significance arise.

Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 13:25 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

Local Government Reorganisation

In April next year local government within Northamptonshire will change. A new page on this web site has been created to cover the subject (see left hand panel menu). There is now an "Idiots' Guide" on the page, summarising how this will affect Cold Higham Parish. See

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 10:04 by Site Editor

Tags: Local Government

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