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18 January 2022Parish Council Meeting - Monday 24th January 2022

The next Meeting of Long Buckby Parish Council will be held on Monday 24th January 2022 in Long Buckby Library & Hub at 7:30pm.

If you wish to speak during public time, please contact the Clerk, Sue Porter, in advance of the meeting.

A copy of the Agenda for the Meeting is available to view here

04 January 2022Parish Council Meeting - Monday 10th January 2022

The next Meeting of Long Buckby Parish Council will be held on Monday 10th January 2022 in Long Buckby Library & Hub at 7:30pm.

If you wish to speak during public time, please contact the Clerk, Sue Porter, in advance of the meeting.

A copy of the Agenda for the Meeting is available to view here

07 December 2021Parish Council Meeting - 13th December 2021

The next Meeting of Long Buckby Parish Council will be held on Monday 13th December 2021 in Long Buckby Library & Hub at 7:30pm.

If you wish to speak during public time, please contact the Clerk, Sue Porter, in advance of the meeting.

A copy of the Agenda for the Meeting is available to view here

18 November 2021United Charities Trust - Christmas Gift

If you are aware of anybody who is aged 70 or over and who does not receive a gift from the Charity, please contact Pat Ellis - Clerk to the Trustees at pat@ellismail.co.uk or Gill Wykes on 01327 842097

16 November 2021Parish Council Meetings - Monday 22nd November 2021

The next Meeting of Long Buckby Parish Council will be held on Monday 22nd November 2021 in Long Buckby Library & Hub at 7:30pm.

There will be two meetings on the evening, a copy of the Planning Agenda is available to view here

The Precept Meeting to set the budget for 2022/23 will follow straight after.  A copy of the Agenda is available to view here

If you wish to speak during public time, please contact the Clerk, Sue Porter, in advance of the meeting.

 

12 November 2021WNC Strategic Plan Consultation

The West Northants Council Consultation Document asks for your views on

1,500 to 5,000 houses to be built as a new settlement to the south of Long Buckby.

In reality it will make Long Buckby four times as big!!!

Respond at: https://westnorthantsplan.inconsult.uk/WNSPOptions/consultationHome;

email: strategic plan@westnorthants.gov.uk

write to: Strategic Plan, West Northamptonshire Council,

The Guildhall, Northampton NN11DE

 

Some of the reasons for objections which can be adapted to use in your response:

1 This proposal for LB is not a new settlement, merely an urban extension

2 The road network to the A5 having to cross M1/Rail/Canal is not suitable

3 The edge of the proposal butts onto Flood Zone 3

4 The historic centre of Long Buckby is a conservation area and the scale of proposal will have an adverse impact

5 The already congested roads in the middle of village would be unable to cope; houses are cracking, the drainage and pipework are crumbling.

6 If allowed, Long Buckby would have almost 7,000 houses and become a small town. This is a quadrupling of the current size.

7 The presence of the outdated Railway Station does not justify this level of expansion – service level is very poor at this station.

8 Why does WNC not consider creating a large number of the 30,000 houses in one completely new settlement along the lines of Mawsley in the north?

9 The already agreed NE extension of Daventry will come almost to the A5.

With this proposal Long Buckby will be nearly joined to Daventry.

12 November 2021Parish Council Surgery - 4th December 2021

Parish Council Monthly Surgery

Saturday 4th December 2021

10am-Midday - Long Buckby Library

Come along and speak with a couple of your parish councillors, raise any concerns you have, or find out about any projects that are coming up, or just for a general chat.

We look forward to meeting with you.

12 November 2021Coffee Morning with the Local MP

Coffee Morning with Chris Heaton-Harris MP and local Councillors

Saturday 11th December at 11am
at Buckby Library & Hub

Do you have any issues you would like to raise, any political developments to discuss, or would you just like an informal chat over a coffee? Pop along no appointment necessary.

12 November 2021Public Meeting - Saturday 27th November 2021

Public Meeting Announcement

27th November at 10am
at Buckby Library and Hub


With Chris Heaton-Harris MP, your local Councillors Phil Bignell, Daniel Lister and Charles Morton and members of the Parish Council.

Please join us. We want to hear your views on the proposed new settlement/spatial plan to the south of Long Buckby.

02 November 2021West Northants Spatial Plan - Consultation

WEST NORTHANTS COUNCIL SPATIAL PLAN CONSULTATION

WEDNESDAY 3RD NOVEMBER 2021 4-6PM

LONG BUCKBY COMMUNITY CENTRE

COME ALONG AND VIEW THE PLANS/DOCUMENTATION TO SEE THE POTENTIAL EFFECT ON LONG BUCKBY OF 5000 EXTRA HOMES

DEADLINE TO RESPOND MONDAY 6TH DECEMBER 2021 

02 November 2021Parish Council Meeting - November 2021

The next Meeting of Long Buckby Parish Council will be held on Monday 8th November 2021 in Long Buckby Library & Hub at 7:30pm.

If you wish to speak during public time, please contact the Clerk, Sue Porter, in advance of the meeting.

A copy of the Agenda for the Meeting is available to view here

29 October 2021Parish Council Election Results - 28th October 2021

West Northamptonshire Election of a Parish Councillor for Long Buckby on Thursday 28 October 2021

I, Jane Lyons, being the Deputy Returning Officer at the above election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate at the said election is as follows:

Number of Votes:

MICKLEWRIGHT, Richard Paul 310

SUMMERSCALE, Maria Frances 376 

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:

Number of ballot papers:

A want of an official mark 0

B voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to 2

C writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0

D being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 2

E rejected in part 0

Total: 4

Vacant Seats: 1

Electorate: 3330

Ballot Papers Issued: 690

Turnout: 20.72%

And I do hereby declare that Maria Frances Summerscale is duly elected

28 October 2021Road Closure - West Street

Cadent Gas are intending on installing a new gas connection on West Street between Syers Green Lane and Harbidge Lane in Long Buckby.  To undertake this work safely the road will be closed for up to four days from the 8th November 2021.

If you require more information about the works, please contact Kelly Wilcox at Sunbelt Rentals on 03700 500792.

27 October 2021Parish Council Monthly Surgery

Parish Council Monthly Surgery

Saturday 6th November 2021

10am-Midday - Long Buckby Library

Come along and speak with a couple of your parish councillors, raise any concerns you have, or find out about any projects that are coming up, or just for a general chat.

We look forward to meeting with you.

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