Long Buckby Parish Council is concerned with the general welfare of the village and has responsibilities in the following areas:
- street lighting (Policy Adopted 11/09/2017 and can be viewed here)
- roadside verges and seats
- the cemetery (Regulations Adopted on 13/08/2018 can be viewed here)
- litter collection, litter bins and dog bins
- public conveniences
- footpaths and bridleways
- the recreation ground ( Grass cutting only - This is run by a seperate management committee )
- children's play area ( Grass cutting only - This is run by a seperate management committee )
- planning matters
- CCTV (Policy, Guidelines and Access request forms can be found in the Documents folder)
The Full Council meets at 7.30 pm on the second Monday in the month in the Library.
The public are welcome to attend and can take the opportunity to speak to the council during public time.
There is an additional meeting on the fourth Monday of each month which mostly concerns planning applications. This also starts at 7.30 pm.
Plans which are coming up for consideration for approval can been seen online, at the District Council Offices or by arrangement with the Clerk to the Parish Council.
They can be viewed online in the Library.
Matters concerning allotment rental, street lights not working, blocked rights of way, seat damage or any other Parish responsibilities should be referred to the Clerk
2018-19 Planning Minutes
2019-20 Planning Minutes
2020-21 Planning Minutes
2021-22 Planning Minutes
2022-23 Planning Minutes
WNC Spatial Options Consultation - PC Response (December 2021)
Latest Income & Expenditure to date for 2022/23
Parish Clerk - Sue Porter
Mrs Sue Porter
3 Packwood Close
Sue has been the Parish Clerk in Long Buckby for over 16 years. She is married with 4 children and 1 grandchild. She is also Clerk for Charwelton, Watford, Whilton and Staverton Parish Councils and is also Secretary for the Long Buckby Scouts Committee and Treasurer on the Daventry Town FC Committee.
Council Members - As of May 2021 (an uncontested election)
West Northants Council - Parish Council Register of Interests
Parish Council Chairman - Geoff Spokes
40 Station Road,
Tel: 01327 842930
Geoff is also one of the the Footpath Wardens and the representative on the Cotton End Park Committee and Sportsfield Committee
Parish Councillors -
9 Market Place,
John looks after the CCTV installation
Rachel is the Parish Council Representative for the Police and the representative for the Youth in the village
3 Wright Road,
Julie is the Parish Council Representative for the Library, and the Highways and is also Vice Chairman
7 Bounds Close,
Daniel is also a Councillor for West Northamptonshire Council and is on the Recreation Ground Committee
Daniel was co-opted on at the June meeting, following a vacancy left from the uncontested election in May.
Tel No: 01327 843155
Margaret is responsible for matters relating to the Elderly in the village, the Christmas Deorations and is the Parish Council Representative on the Community Centre Committee and Sportsfield Committee
5 Station Road
Becky was elected to the Parish Council in September 2021 and is Chair of the Children's Recreation Ground Management Committee.
16 Market Place,
David is a Parish Paths Warden, and Secretary for the Children's Recreation Ground. He is also the PC Representative for Mill Park Reserve. David also reports on Planning Applications.
39 Church Street,
Tel No: 07590 255604
Maria was elected on to the Council following an election on 28th October 2021. Maria is already involved with the Buckby Library & Hub and the Trees for Station Road Project
8 King Street,
Tel No: 07519 033444
Phil is responsible for Grass Cutting, the Public Toilets, Cemetery and Allotments.
2A Stenhouse Close,
Tel: 07802 246301
Rick is the Treasurer for the Recreation Ground and is also responsible for the street lights and provides assistance to the CCTV monitoring
4 The Mounts,
Tel: 07447 097897
Chris is part of the Recreation Ground team and reporting on Planning Applications
1 Salem Close,
Tel: 07811 951597
John is responsible for Street Furniture and reporting on Planning Applications.
Alan Webb - Long Buckby Wharf
1 Lime Kiln Cottages,
Long Buckby Wharf
Tel: 07788 207847
Alan is responsible for all of matters relating to Long Buckby Wharf
West Northamptonshire Council
Long Buckby Ward is represented by 3 Councillors, who can be contacted using the e-mail listed below:
Philip John Bignell - firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel Marc Lister - email@example.com
Andrew Charles Morton - firstname.lastname@example.org