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Mill Park Reserve - Saturday 1st August

Posted by Webmaster on July 27, 2015 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Mill Park Reserve have a small event planned for Saturday 1st August from 10am.

Sam Kenyon (DDC) will be coming along to the site with information about waste, composting and recycling.

Looking for any Blincow family members

Posted by Webmaster on July 22, 2015 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (1)

My name is Ryan Reed and I live in Omaha, Nebraska.

My girlfriend, Emily Blincow, descends from William Blincow (born 1832 in Long Buckby) and Betsy Howe (born 1837 in Long Buckby). William and Betsy and their young children left Northamptonshire in 1872 to Nebraska where the Blincow clan still lives today.

I was wondering if any Blincow or Blincow descendants are still living in Long Buckby or Northamtonshire that I could be put in contact with.


Thanks in advance for your time and information.


Ryan Reed


Latest PSCO Report

Posted by Webmaster on July 22, 2015 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Theft from commercial premises, High Street, 1415 – 1425 13 Jul


Theft of fuel, Manning Way, 2240 – 2300 8 Jul


Burglary, West Haddon Road, 1400 -1945 6 Jul


Criminal damage to vehicle x 2 West Street, 0001 18 Jul – 1700 19 Jul

Criminal damage to dwelling, West Street, 0900 – 1300 18 Jul

Criminal damage to vehicle, King Street, 2300 17 Jul – 0600 18 Jul

Theft from building site, Station Road, 1710 15 Jul – 0600 16 Jul

Theft from motor vehicle and interference of motor vehicle, High street commercial premises car park, 1530 8 Jul – 0500 9 Jul

Neighbourhood Watch Co-Ordinator

Posted by Webmaster on July 20, 2015 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Following the resignation of the Neighbourhood Watch Co-Ordinator for Long Buckby, the Daventry Area Support Team are now actively looking for a volunteer to take over the role.

This is meant primarily to be a communication role whereby messages from the Police and the Neighbourhood Watch Association are directed by the Co-Ordinator for the benefits of all members.

Any member who is prepared to volunteer should contact Ian Fearnley on 01933 664146  and more information and a registration form can be obtained.

Should no-one volunteer the scheme will be closed down and an attempy will be made to reform the scheme in the future.

Brington Road Closure

Posted by Webmaster on July 20, 2015 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out drainage works on Brington Road in Long Buckby.

To undertake the work safely will require that the road is closed for up to three days from the 17th August 2015 between 09.15 and 15.30.

Former St Joseph's RC Church Housing Development

Posted by Webmaster on July 14, 2015 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Former St Joseph's RC Church & Land To Rear, Station Road, Long Buckby, Northamptonshire

The above application is expected to be considered by the DDC Planning Committee on Wednesday 22 July 2015 and the recommendation is for Approval.

However, the application will be decided by the Councillors of that Committee who may or may not follow the recommendation.

All Committee Meetings are open to members of the general public and start at 6.15 p.m. in the Council Chamber.


Brington Road Protest Group

Posted by Webmaster on July 7, 2015 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Proposed Brington Road Housing Estate

Are you against the proposal to build 87 houses on the land off Brington Road and behind Wright Road (Benbow Farm)?

Join together and make your voices heard.

There is a list of members of the DDC Planning Committee on the DDC website. Make sure you write to them and ask for their support.

The next meeting will be held on Thursday 23rd July in the Long Buckby United Reformed Church Hall, Brington Road at 8pm

If you can help in any way, publicise, with refreshments or organisation please contact: protest1@bringtonroad.uk

Visit the website: www.bringtonroad.uk

School Wrap Summer Holiday Events 2015

Posted by Webmaster on June 22, 2015 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

School Wrap Summer Holiday Events 2015 timetable can be found here


Session Manager Required

Posted by Webmaster on June 22, 2015 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Session Manager Required in Spratton


School Wrap is looking for a new session manager to join its successful and highly motivated team!

Hours: 07.20 -9.10 and 15.00 to 18.00 4/5 days per week (term-time), plus holiday club at Long Buckby (not Christmas holidays).


Salary: dependent on experience.


Applicants will have a full and relevant Level 3 NVQ (or equivalent) or above, preferably in Playwork, but not essential, and have some experience of working with 3 –12 year olds in a play environment. Some previous responsibility within a childcare setting would be an advantage.


Food Safety Level Two, SEN qualifications and current First Aid training would be an advantage.


Applicants must be happy to travel between Long Buckby, Crick and Spratton, if required.


Successful applicants will join us in providing high-quality, safe and stimulating before and after school care for the children attending School Wrap.


All posts are covered by the Childcare Act 2006 and are subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure for a regulated activity and reference checks.


If you are interested in this position, please contact Jenny Osborne at jenny@schoolwrap.co.uk or 07507 808768 0r 01327 842109 for an informal chat and full job description.


The closing date for applications is: 10am Friday 10th July 2015

School Wrap aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

Planning Application - Brington Road

Posted by Webmaster on June 17, 2015 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (1)

The outline planning application for the residential development of up to 87 dwellings on Land off Brington Road, Long Buckby has been received by the Daventry District Council - Planning Application No DA/2015/0528

The Parish Council will be discussing this application on Monday 29th June at 7:30pm in the Library.

Please note this meeting has moved from the 22nd June.

Observations are to be made in writing by 1st July to the Planning Officer, Mr E McDowell

E-mail address: emcdowell@daventrydc.gov.uk or by post to Daventry District Council, Lodge Lane, Daventry, Northants, NN11 4FP.

Wildlife Diary for May

Posted by Webmaster on June 16, 2015 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)

The excellent Wildlife Diary for May, compiled, as always, by Nick Roberts is now available for you here.

Long Buckby Juniors AFC 6 aside tournament

Posted by Webmaster on June 10, 2015 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (2)

Long Buckby Juniors AFC 6 aside tournament will be held this weekend on the Sportsfield this Saturday and Sunday 13th and 14th June. The first matches will kick off at 9.30 with the finals expected to be played around 14:30.

All teams have been asked to use the off road car parking provided.

If anyone has items they would like to donate for the raffle, please could they take them to the Sportsfield on Friday evening, when the pitches are being prepared or anytime between 08:30 and 14:30 on the Saturday.

Anyone with any spare time is more than welcome to come along on Friday evening to assist with the preparation from 6pm.


PSCO Report for May 2015

Posted by Webmaster on June 8, 2015 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Reported crime for MAY 2015


  • Criminal damage dwelling School close – unknown- damage to window


  • Theft – of hand bag left in public house.
  • Dog bite –Lodge lane
  • Burglary building – railway station
  • Theft from motor vehicle – layby A5
  • Criminal damage – farm Buckby wharf – tiles thrown off barn roof into field
  • Criminal damage – Church street – sculpture in garden


  • Attempt theft from money box - Church


  • Burglary building – West haddon road – stable
  • Theft from motor vehicle – fuel – commercial premises


  • Burglary building – shed – Kil;n lane


  • Attempt burglary – High street – empty premises
  • Theft from motor vehicle - Ashwells lane – laptop
  • Theft – Crick road - oil




I have been doing regular speed checks on this beat in particular :

  • YELVERTOFT – outside school – at request of parents collecting children after school
  • LONG BUCKBY – STATION ROAD –at time of parents collecting children
  • COTTON END – at request of locals
  • BARBY - DAVENTRY/RUGBY ROAD – at request of locals



LONG BUCKBY – MARKET PLACE - Regular anti-social behaviour patrols to deal with nuisance caused by youths on skate boards

Although not completely resolved – situation has improved

BRAUNSTON – CANAL – motor bike seen riding on foot path – investigating

WEST HADDON - MALE TEENS DRINKING UNDER AGE – all males visited and strong words of advice given


PCSO 7193 Kev Thompson

Daventry Rural SCT

Northamptonshire Police

Tel : 101 ext 77 8147 mob 0755 777 8147


Daventry District Sports Awards

Posted by Webmaster on June 3, 2015 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Everyone Active are pleased to announce that it will be running the 13th annual Daventry District Sports Awards evening in partnership with Daventry District Council. Please find attached nomination forms and criteria for the sports awards which is the start of BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards. This year the event will once again be a formal evening celebration which will be held at Daventry Leisure Centre, Lodge Road, Daventry on Thursday 22nd October 2015. The event as always celebrates and recognises the wealth of sporting talent and achievements from teams and individuals within Daventry District. The 200 guests present will include shortlisted nominees and VIPs, which have in previous years included the Leader of the Council and local sports personalities.

The categories for the Daventry District Sports Awards for 2015 are the following:

  • Local Sportsman of the Year
  • Local Sportswoman of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year (sponsored by SUEZ environment)
  • Team of the Year
  • Coach of the Year
  • Young Sportsman of the Year (sponsored by Moulton College)
  • Young Sportswoman of the Year
  • Community Club of the Year
  • Primary School of the Year (sponsored by South Northants and Daventry School Sports Partnership)
  • Secondary School of the Year (sponsored by South Northants and Daventry School Sports Partnership)
  • Lifetime Contribution to Sport (sponsored by Daventry District Council)
  • Young Leader of the Year
  • Disabled Sportsperson of the Year
  • Get Active (sponsored by Everyone Active)

Please pass this on to any club members, volunteers, individual athletes and encourage them to vote to help recognise those individuals who have put in many hours over the last year whether it is for their own sporting performance or for their club. New for 2015, following feedback from last years event, the Community Club of the Year award will this year be decided by the judging panel made of personnel from numerous different organisations from across the county as apposed to a public vote.

Writing your nominations

When voting please encourage nominators to read the criteria carefully as it will detail what the judging panel are marking against for each category and should help to strengthen nominations this year. The more information against the criteria points for each award, the better chance your nominee has of winning! Nominations close on Friday 18th September so please plan ahead with your nominations so that sportspersons, volunteers, clubs, and teams across the District can be recognized for their achievements over the last year.

Daventry District Sports Awards Criteria

Nomination Form

All completed nominations should be sent to Will Heckford by email to: willheckford@everyoneactive.com or by post to:

Will Heckford

Daventry Leisure Centre

Lodge Road



NN11 4FP


Scout Leaders / Helpers required

Posted by Webmaster on May 6, 2015 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Long Buckby Scout group are in desperate need of more Leaders and Helpers in all sections.

They are unable to accept any more children until they recruit more Leaders and Helpers.

Full training will be given.

If you would like to find out more.

Please call Dorothy Parton GSL on either 01327 843127 or dotparton4@gmail.com


Rhythm Time Music Franchise

Posted by Webmaster on May 5, 2015 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Do you like working with children?

Do you have a good singing voice?

I am due to retire from running the Rhythm Time franchise in July and I am looking for a buyer.

If you are interested or you know someone who is, please contact Judith on 07437930783 or email judith113leach@gmail.com

Experienced Stitcher Required

Posted by Webmaster on May 5, 2015 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Tacit Golf in Hillmorton have a job vacancy for an experienced stitcher

For further information, please contact Matt Menzies on 01788568818 or matthew@tacitgolf.co.uk


Proposal for 90 houses - Brington Road/Benbow Farm

Posted by Webmaster on April 17, 2015 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

There is a proposal for 90 houses to be built on Benbow Farm land out for consultation.


More details can be found by clicking here.



Long Buckby Juniors AFC 6 a side tournament

Posted by Webmaster on April 8, 2015 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (1)

Long Buckby Juniors AFC are holding their annual 6 a side tournament over the weekend of June 13th and 14th.


They are looking for local businesses to sponsor the year group trophies.


Each age group, with the name in the trophy, a full page advert in the programme and recognition on their website is £100.


To advertise in the match programme with recognition on their website is £75 for a full page advert and £50 for a half page advert


Please contact Kev Johnson via their website here.



PCSO Kev Thompson - March Report

Posted by Webmaster on March 31, 2015 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (1)

The latest happenings in Long Buckby for the month of March:

Criminal damage –Station Road – broken window

Burglary dwelling – Cotton End

Criminal damage –Watts way – window forced

Criminal damage to vehicle – Tebbits Close - rear window smashed

Shoplifting – High Street – detected


STATION ROAD – at time of parents collecting children



MARKET PLACE  - Regular anti-social behaviour patrols to deal with nuisance caused by youths on skate boards


I have conducted Community engagement with both residents and youths.


I have approached the Parish Council re their thoughts regarding possibility of skate board ramp – although I am aware of what became of the previous ramp.