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We have received news today that the Appeal launched by Gladman property developers has been withdrawn for the proposed new housing development on the land off Brington Road, Long Buckby.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



Fixed Penalty Notices for Fly-Tipping

Posted by Webmaster on July 14, 2016 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)

 

 Please note people caught fly-tipping in Daventry District can be instantly fined £400 under new measures by Daventry District Council (DDC).

 

The Council's Environmental Improvement Service is introducing Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) for small-scale instances of fly-tipping to tackle the problem more effectively. Previously offenders could only be prosecuted through the courts, which can be costly, time-consuming and often involve len...

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Private Pumping Stations

Posted by Webmaster on July 11, 2016 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

There may be good news coming for some of your parishioners if they have a private pumping station on their property.


Currently, homeowners have to spend hundreds of pounds every year for electricity running costs, maintenance and&#...

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Memories of a Long Buckby resident

Posted by Webmaster on May 16, 2016 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)


I used to live in Long Buckby until 1967, I was only four years old, but I remember we used to live in a big house with white gates, nearly opposite Taylors Garage, I know it is long gone, so are the fields that were at the back of our house.

The farm was sold off to auction I think about a week before we left. I also remember the fire siren that used to go off every time there was a fire, and we also knew the mother of the fireman killed in action.

Mrs Sabin used to c...

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Wildlife Diary for April

Posted by Webmaster on May 6, 2016 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

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



Knitting and Crochet Workshops

Posted by Webmaster on April 13, 2016 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Fred Knits knitting and crochet workshops, a great way to learn a new skill, de-stress and make new friends.


Nether Heyford based Carol Hesketh has recently launched a new venture sharing her love of everything woolly.


The business combines teaching the art of knitting and crochet through informal relaxed workshops (Fred Knits) and the creation of her own brand quality hand-knitted and crochet items – brand name Just Fred.


Carol has ...

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REDUCTION GRANT TO HELP REDUCE SPEEDING OFFENCES IN NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

Posted by Webmaster on March 31, 2016 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)


A Grant of £67,925 has been made to Northamptonshire County Council to enable Operation Fix.


It has been made following conversations with thousands of residents Adam Simmonds, Police and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire, has today approved a Crime and Disorder Reduction Grant of £67,925 to Northamptonshire County Council to enable Operation Fix It, which will see the PCC work with the Council to help reduce speeding offences at several sites in...

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Bin collections in Daventry District

Posted by Webmaster on March 9, 2016 at 3:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Help shape the future of bin collections in Daventry District


Residents and local businesses are being encouraged to have their say on future proposals for Daventry District’s waste and recycling collections.


In June 2018, Daventry District Council’s current waste and recycling contract with Amey/Enterprise will end. When this happens, the cost the Council will need to pay to deliver the service will be considerably higher. This is partly due &g...

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CLARECROFT DAY NURSERY ARE RECRUITING

Posted by Webmaster on March 7, 2016 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

***CLARECROFT DAY NURSERY ARE RECRUITING***

Do you have commitments or need a second income looking for flexible hours to suit you?

We are looking to recruit relief staff to help cover at lunchtimes and/or other busy times of the day.

You do not need to hold any qualifications to apply for this position.

For rates of pay and further information, please contact us on 01327 844474or email us at [email protected]

We are committed ...

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Picnic in the Park

Posted by Webmaster on February 18, 2016 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Monday 30 May, 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm

Bring your own picnic to Cotton End Park

Events and refreshments provided - further information to follow

See our Facebook page: Long-Buckby-Green-Spaces-Cotton-End-Park

 

Dog Waste Problems

Posted by Webmaster on February 17, 2016 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

There has been an increase in dog fouling throughout the village and the DDC dog warden has been made aware.

They have advised us that unfortunately dog fouling seems to increase in the winter months due to the dark mornings and evenings.

 

Lisa Hudson Fyer says "With regard to the areas you have mentioned, Station Road, West Street, East Street to name a few areas, we have just received new signage with the new legislation on and the new fine of £100 and in time ...

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Long Buckby Juniors AFC volunteers required

Posted by Webmaster on February 16, 2016 at 3:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Long Buckby Juniors AFC are a very successful and well run football club and are looking for the following volunteers. Full training and assistance will be given.


Club Secretary – required for September 2016

This is our liaison person with our League who forwards appropriate emails to the coaches.

 


Coach – U15’s required for September 2016

Our U14’s coach is retiring at the end of thi...

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Wildlife Diary for January

Posted by Webmaster on February 15, 2016 at 3:50 AM Comments comments (0)

After a few technical hitches at Long Buckby Towers, the excellent Wildlife Diary for January, compiled, as always, by Nick Roberts is now available for you here.



Royal Mail Scam E-Mail

Posted by Webmaster on February 8, 2016 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Fraudsters are sending out virus infected emails that claim a package has been seized by HM Revenue & Customs upon arrival into the United Kingdom. The official looking scam emails claiming to be from Royal Mail contain a link to a document which will install malicious software on your computer designed to steal credentials like account names, email addresses and passwords.

An example email reads:

Title: Your parcel has been seized

Royal Mail is sorry to...

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Silly Soapy - The Lady Clown

Posted by Webmaster on February 8, 2016 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Silly Soapy – The Lady Cown

 

Entertains at Childrens Birthday Parties, Family events and outdoor celebrations.

 

Rainbows, Brownies and Guides too.

 

With magic, parachute games and circus skills fun.

 

Visit www.sillysoapy.co.uk for prices, pictures and more information.

 

Contact on 07764 586990

 

or [email protected]

 

Long Buckby Ukulele Group

Posted by Webmaster on February 1, 2016 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)


Are you interested in learning the ukulele, or just want to progress further with like minded players.

We are looking to form a village ukulele group, to meet one or two evenings a month – venue to be decided.

 

All abilities and ages welcome.

 

Check out our Facebook page, or email us on [email protected]

 


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