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Station Road to Long Buckby Wharf Road Closure

Posted by Webmaster on February 8, 2017 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (3)

The bridge work IS CURRENTLY in progress and the ROAD IS CLOSED. The Road Signs have been put in place but have been removed by people who feel it should be open for them.

There is currently a framework in place underneath the bridge supporting the brickwork whilst the repairs are being completed THEREFORE THE BRIDGE HEIGHT IS REDUCED. When...

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Long Buckby Cricket Club

Posted by Webmaster on February 6, 2017 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Long Buckby Cricket Club

Indoor nets start on Tuesday 14th  February 2017 for 6 weeks at Moulton School, Moulton NN3 7SD. 7.30 pm for 1 hour.

Old and New Members welcome

Catering Facilities - Long Buckby Railway Station

Posted by Webmaster on February 6, 2017 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Catering is coming to Long Buckby Train Station!


Bella, the yellow Renault, will be found at the station from Monday 27th February. She’ll be open from 06.00 - 15.00 every day serving delicious, ethically sourced sourced coffee, tea and hot chocolates, soft drinks etc and on-the-go snacks, including packaged sandwiches, pastries, crisps, cakes..


We'll be open for a breakfast and ...

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Raising funds for the Church of St Peter & St Paul

Posted by Webmaster on February 2, 2017 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Please click here to visit their website. Many of the items are connected to Long Buckby.

All Profits of Items sold on their page are donated to the Church of St Peter & St Paul, Watford Village, for the benefit of both its restoration and new development projects.

Please support them if you can.


Job Vacancy - Clarecroft Day Nursery

Posted by Webmaster on February 2, 2017 at 10:45 AM Comments comments (0)


House keeper Required

3.00-7.00pm or 4.00-8.00pm Monday to Friday, over time available if wanted, competitive wage.

Position involves general cleaning, light maintenance work and occasionally being in ratio.

For further details please contact Natasha or Gemma on 01327844474 or email [email protected]


Successful applicant will be required to undergo a DBS check

Robert 'Bob' Pring

Posted by Webmaster on January 30, 2017 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Ian Buster Mottram has kindly given us permission to use his post from Facebook.

In memory of my friend Robert 'Bob' Pring who sadly passed away yesterday 29 January 2017.


Most people knew Bob as the Harmonica Man, sitting on the bus stop seat playing the harmonica for ages, easily talking to people on a range of subjects; his favourites were sport and music.

He was a very intelligent man with a fantastic memory of everything he ever...

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Long Buckby & District Gardening Club

Posted by Webmaster on January 17, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Tuesday 14th February

 7.45 - 9.30pm


 Community Centre, Station Road, Visitors welcome £2.00


Tuesday 14th March

7.45 - 9.30pm

Speaker, Paul Williams


Community Centre, Station Road, Visitors welcome £4.00


Tuesday 11th April

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Theft from Church - Ashby St Ledgers

Posted by Webmaster on January 9, 2017 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

**Please make churches in your local area aware**

The Police are aware of a male believed to be responsible for a number of thefts from the donation tube at Ashby St Ledgers Church.

Six times in the last six months the church has been targeted and on each occasion the MO has been the same, differing only after cctv was installed as the MO now includes knocking the cameras out so they do not record.

The ip thinks the male may be linked to a silver VX Astra as one has be...

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Posted by Webmaster on December 23, 2016 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)


from Sgt Sam Dobbs – Daventry Police | 22 December 2016

Further to my Christmas message sent out last week, I now report to local communities that since then, Daventry District suffered 17 non-dwelling burglaries – the highest we’ve seen this year. These crimes, targeting sheds, garages and farms, have been evenly spread across seven of wards including four crimes in Flore, and three each in Yelvertoft, ...

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Teenager followed by stranger

Posted by Webmaster on December 14, 2016 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl reported being followed by a stranger in Long Buckby, last Thursday (8 December).


Between 7.45am and 8am, when the 13-year-old girl was on her way to school, a man followed her from near her home towards the bus stop in Station Road.


When she returned from school at about 3.45pm, the girl saw who she believed to be the same man in a small white van. He followed her for a short distance before drivin...

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WEA Long Buckby Course: Behind the Iron Curtain

Posted by Webmaster on November 23, 2016 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Behind the Iron Curtain: Life in Eastern Europe under Communism is a 9 week course beginning Wednesday 18th January 2017, 2:30 to 4:15pm, in the Long Buckby Community Centre.

The tutor, David Price, will look at aspects of life in the ‘Warsaw Pact’ countries, the restrictions on freedom, the ‘secret police’, propaganda & the arts, but also how ordinary people lived: work, leisu...

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Council's proposals to safeguard iconic red telephone boxes

Posted by Webmaster on November 17, 2016 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Daventry District Council (DDC) looks set to oppose plans to remove iconic red telephone boxes in villages across the District.



BT has contacted the Council with proposals to remove 49 phone boxes in total from around Daventry District, 16 of which are the traditional red ‘K6’ telephone boxes.



After initially consulting parishes and other interested individuals, the Council has ...

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Online Resident Welcome Pack

Posted by Webmaster on October 24, 2016 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Please clcik HERE for a link to a new ‘Resident Welcome Pack’ on the DDC website:


Co-Op Funding for Long Buckby Community Centre

Posted by Webmaster on September 26, 2016 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Those of you who have Co-op membership will have received, or shortly will receive, your new blue Co-op membership card.

If you have received it you can now set up and access your account at www.coop.co.uk/membership and NOMINATE the Long Buckby Community Centre as the recipient of 1% of your local Co-op purchases.

You can also telephone them on 0800 023 4708 to nominate the community centre.

Please support the Long Buckby Community Centre, and ask all ...

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Press Release from Northants Police - Stolen Vehicles

Posted by Webmaster on September 16, 2016 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Advice to motorists after more than 1,000 vehicles reported stolen in a year

More than 1,000 vehicles in Northamptonshire have been reported stolen within the last year, prompting a reminder to the public about how they can take steps to protect their belongings.

The joint Prevention and Community Protection Department (Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service) would like to warn people that their vehicles and contents can be vulnerable to the...

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Care & Repair Daventry - Grants Available

Posted by Webmaster on August 10, 2016 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Grants of up to £10,000 for Home Owners


Home owners over the age of 18 who are receiving a means-tested benefit can now access up to £10,000 to make essential repairs to their homes.


Housing Repairs Assistance grants can provide up to £5,000 to fund work including: replacement or repair of central heating boilers and radiators, new security measures, replacement windows, doors, roof repairs and so much more.

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Long Buckby Wharf Village Hall

Posted by Webmaster on August 4, 2016 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Long Buckby Wharf Village Hall is now available for Hire @ £10/hr.

Perfect for meetings, small group activities, childrens parties, or small functions.

Maximum 60.

Lots of work completed recently to update the facility's including extending car park to park 6/8 cars.

For more information, to book or view please call Sarah on 01327 843756

Brington Road Development

Posted by Webmaster on July 28, 2016 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

We have received news today that the Appeal launched by Gladman property developers has been withdrawn for the proposed new housing development on the land off Brington Road, Long Buckby.

This is a positive sign and good news for the village.

Wildlife Diary for June

Posted by Webmaster on July 25, 2016 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (0)

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