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Do you live in the conservation area or have a tree protection order on a tree on your propoerty?

Do you live in the conservation area or have a tree protection order on a tree on your propoerty?

Following several enquiries from residents, the Parish Council have issued some guidelines to help explain what living in the Conservation Area means, or your legal obligations if you have a tree protection order on a tree within your property. These have been circulated to everyone who lives in the conservation area or who is affected by a tree protection order.

Posted: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 12:19 by Deborah Rush

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Form drop begins for annual canvass

Form drop begins for annual canvass

Forms will start landing on the doorsteps of 40,309 properties in South Northamptonshire from this week as the electoral registration canvass gets under way.

South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) is writing to every household in the area asking eligible voters to confirm or update their details on the electoral register.

Residents can confirm their details by using the designated text and phone numbers,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 13:51 by Deborah Rush

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South Northamptonshire to have say on Plan that will help shape the district for the next 15 years

South Northamptonshire to have say on Plan that will help shape the district for the next 15 years

Residents and businesses in South Northants are being urged to have their say on the future of the district during a 10-week consultation which starts Monday, 4 September.The Local Plan Part 2 'Preferred Options' will form a key policy document that developers will have to consider before submitting development proposals to South Northants Council (SNC) for planning permission.Cllr Roger Clarke, SNC's... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:27 by Deborah Rush

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Towcester man fined trying to offload waste on to supermarket

Towcester man fined trying to offload waste on to supermarket

A Towcester resident has accepted a £150 fixed penalty fine after dumping two black bags of general waste into a supermarket recycling bin.On Thursday, 15 May an environmental enforcement officer from South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) witnessed the man placing the black bags into a wheelie bin, designated for recycling, at Waitrose in Towcester.The enforcement officer recovered the bags and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:38 by Deborah Rush

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New NCC book - ‘Spanning the Centuries, the historic bridges of Northamptonshire’

New NCC book -  ‘Spanning the Centuries, the historic bridges of Northamptonshire’

NCC have commissioned a beautiful book 'Spanning the Centuries, the historic bridges of Northamptonshire', please see link for more details.

Posted: Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:35 by Deborah Rush

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Witness appeal following Cogenhoe robbery

Witness appeal following Cogenhoe robbery

July 31, 2017

Officers would like to speak with anyone who witnessed a robbery in Cogenhoe.

Sometime between 9.15pm and 9.45pm on the evening of Saturday, 29 July, a 17-year-old boy was walking into Station Road, Cogenhoe, from the direction of Little Billing. He was hit to the face, pushed to the ground by two offenders and sustained a split lip. One restrained him while the other searched his pockets... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 19:02 by Deborah Rush

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Committee approval paves way for summer consultation on Local Plan

Committee approval paves way for summer consultation on Local Plan

This summer people in South Northamptonshire will be given a chance to help shape the future of their district, after the current stage of the Local Plan was given the green light.

As the local planning authority, South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) must prepare and review at regular intervals a Local Plan which allocates land for development, areas to be protected from development, and the policies... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:39 by Deborah Rush

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Design Guide adopted by South Northamptonshire Council

Design Guide adopted by South Northamptonshire Council

A document which aims to protect the rich history and charming character of the district has been adopted by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).

In the spring, SNC held a public consultation on the South Northants Design Guide which will affect all new development requiring planning permission in the district, from large commercial development to household extensions.

The Design Guide expands on the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:52 by Deborah Rush

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High hopes for housing company in proactive plan

High hopes for housing company in proactive plan

The council has resolved to establish a new housing company in a plan to boost its future financial position and create new housing opportunities in the district.

On Wednesday, 19 July, a meeting of South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) approved proposals to establish a Local Development Company as a means of generating income and protecting the council's future financial position.

The decision gives... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:51 by Deborah Rush

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Communities from all corners cash in on grant funding

Communities from all corners cash in on grant funding

Community groups and parish councils from across the district have been awarded funding by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) for a wide variety of different projects.

At a meeting of SNC's Community Funding Panel on Tuesday, 27 June, 23 different schemes were awarded over £123,000 in grant funding.

Ranging from defibrillators for Nether Heyford and Sulgrave Parish Councils, to speed signs for... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:14 by Deborah Rush

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