2020 is finally drawing to a close, and I think we can agree that it has been challenging for us all in many different ways.
It will be a quiet Christmas for most this year, but with a shared hope for what 2021 will bring! Roll out of the Covid vaccine, lives and job prospects returning to a bit more normality, and the chance to spend time with our loved ones...
The response to Coronavirus... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 10:08 by Will Smith
Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has launched a budget consultation to ask people about their priorities for the county's fire and police services, and how much they would pay towards them.
The PFCC has responsibility for setting the budget for both Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police. The budgets are made up from money raised through... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 10:03 by Will Smith
This message would normally have been published in Cheney Chatter, but as it has not been published at all this year, I hope this reaches you.
I had not expected to take over as Chairman at the beginning of the year and would like to thank our former Chairman, Alan Youel, for the time and dedication he put into being our Chairman for so many years.
The village has faced a few challenges during the year,... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 20:58 by Will Smith
With climate change causing nature and biodiversity across the world to decline at an alarming rate, South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) has pledged to support the planting of 92,515 trees in the district – one tree for every resident.
Teaming up with the Woodland Trust and Lloyds Bank, SNC wants to support local landowners to plant more trees and improve the district's biodiversity.
SNC has been... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:16 by Will Smith
The Farmer in question keeps sheep in several fields down Waters Lane and on Wednesday (25th November) his sheep were worried by a dog, one was badly mauled and the flock were forced onto the barbed wire fence.
This is an ongoing problem and the Farmer has lost some sheep during the summer. The events on Wednesday have been reported to the Police who have sent out a message via Neighbourhood Watch asking... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 22:17 by Will Smith
Residents can now have their say on the Council's vision for tackling air pollution in the district, with the opening of the consultation on the South Northants Air Quality Action Plan for 2021 to 2026.
The plan outlines the actions that South Northants Council (SNC) proposes to improve air quality for those who live and work in the district.
A 12-week consultation on the proposed plan opens this month... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:57 by Will Smith
South Northants Council (SNC) is calling upon residents to take part in a short survey to help them develop their Building Stronger Communities Strategy.
The draft strategy highlights the key issues facing communities across South Northants and sets out a four-year approach to tackling inequalities and creating strong sustainable communities for all residents.
Councillor Karen Cooper, SNC's portfolio... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 19:55 by Will Smith
STANWELL & ASTROP PLAYGROUND
WILL BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED
FROM:WEDNESDAY 25TH NOVEMBER
FOR:APPROXIMATELY 3-4 DAYS
THIS IS TO ALLOW FOR ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE
TO BE CARRIED OUT
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause you
Chairman: Cllr. Sue Jerrams Coughtrey
Vice Chairman: Cllr. Kristian Burgess
Clerk: 01295 713500 - Email: email@example.com
Posted: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 10:05 by Will Smith
The Brackley Medical Centre GP practice is now fully operational from the new healthcare facility on Wellington Road.
The Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust's "outpatient" services – for example physiotherapy and podiatry – are expected to come onstream within the next four weeks or so, as they continue to fit out some of their parts of the building. It is anticipated that the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 21:02 by Will Smith
COVID-19 cases rising in South Northants
Dear Resident There has been a Large rise in positive Covid-19 cases in Middleton Cheney over the past week. The significant rise in cases is believed to come from community transmission - predominantly through social meetings and household mixing . Some of this increase is being driven by 2 active outbreaks, one in Cheney House Care Home and one in Chenderit... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 16:48 by Will Smith