Middleton Cheney Parish Council

Serving the people of Middleton Cheney

All Saints Church 1920

Clerk: Mrs Valerie Furniss
Parish Meeting Rooms
Middleton Cheney, Banbury
Oxon OX17 2LR

Tel: 01295 713500

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Apology after Council Tax billing error

South Northamptonshire 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 incorrectly.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:08 by Alan Youel

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Nuisance neighbour fined in Towcester

A tradesman has been ordered to pay more than £10,000 in fines and costs after refusing to clear plumbing waste piled on his drive and front garden along a quiet residential street in Towcester.

On Monday, 11 March, the resident of Herbert Gardens on The Shires Estate in Towcester was fined £500 at Northampton Magistrates' Court having claimed he was not guilty of breaching an Enforcement... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:19 by Alan Youel

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Momo Challenge - Info And Advice For Parents

The Momo challenge is the latest in a series of online challenges that emerge and cause enormous concern. Sometimes the challenges are more myth than reality but that doesn't reduce the worry.

What is the Momo Challenge?

The Momo character — the disfigured face attached to a bird's body — was, in fact, a prop named 'Mother Bird' made in Japan three years ago for an art exhibition. Its sinister... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 20:25 by Alan Youel

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Courier Fraud

A number of Northamptonshire residents have recently received scam calls from persons pretending to be Police Officers from the Metropolitan Police. To substantiate this claim, the caller might be able to confirm some easily obtainable basic details about the victim such as their full name and address. They may also offer a telephone number for the victim to call to check that they are genuine; this... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 20:24 by Alan Youel

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District council sets final budget

A budget to protect and grow the environment, communities and businesses while seeing the district through the reorganisation of local government in Northamptonshire, has been approved by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).

Set alongside its 2019/20 Business Plan, SNC approved a budget of £14.6million to deliver services to the 36,067 households in the district; including waste and recycling,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 22:33 by Alan Youel

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Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government launches consultation on unitary proposal and indicates postponement of elections

Consultation by the Secretary of State (SoS) over plans to restructure local government in Northamptonshire which could include two unitary authorities has started today, Thursday, 29 November 2019.

The Government consultation has launched following proposals submitted by Northamptonshire councils back in August 2018.

SoS, James Brokenshire has announced that he will consult with all principal councils... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 02 Dec 2018 20:44 by Alan Youel

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Consultation opens on name for new council to serve west Northamptonshire

People across the west of Northamptonshire are from today being asked what they think the proposed new unitary council should be called.

The decision on whether or not to go ahead with the new council is a decision for the Government and Parliament, but members of the public are being asked what it should be called to help inform that decision.

A public consultation started today, Wednesday, 31 October... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 21:46 by Alan Youel

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Witnesses sought following reports of suspicious puppy sales

Anyone who is offered puppies for sale under suspicious circumstances is urged to contact South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).

The appeal follows reports of a man selling puppies from the back of a car at Towcester Recreation Ground off Islington Road on Wednesday, 3 October 2018.

Cllr Dermot Bambridge, SNC's portfolio holder for environment, said: "No reputable breeder will sell dogs in this fashion.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:11 by Alan Youel

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Local Plan Part 2: Submission Draft (Regulation 19)

Local Plan Part 2: Submission Draft (Regulation 19)

South Northamptonshire Council has published the final version of the Part 2 Local Plan Draft Submission (Regulation 19).

We are inviting comments on this document from Thursday 4 October until 12 noon Friday 16 November.

The submission plan covers a range of local policies that will guide decisions on planning applications and development in the District... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 20:47 by Alan Youel

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Northampton Town Centre Parking Proposals

In February this year, Northamptonshire County Council agreed its budget for 2018-19 and the medium term plan (to 2021-22), which included making a number of changes to how on-street parking is provided within the Northampton Town Centre Pay and Display Zone.

The changes are required to align with Northampton Borough Council's off-street parking operations, and to simplify the on-street parking provision... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 30 Sep 2018 17:38 by Alan Youel

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