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Interested in joining our Joint Independent Audit Committee? Police & OPFCC

The Opportunity

The OPFCC and the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police are recruiting new members to join their Joint Independent Audit Committee. The Committee provides independent advice and assurance on the governance of the OPFCC, Northamptonshire Police and the Northamptonshire Commissioner Fire and Rescue Authority.

Successful applicants will receive training and an annual allowance of £3,000.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:22 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: Police

Blocking off Buckingham road to through traffic.

Excess traffic through Deanshanger.

It has come to the attention of Deanshanger Parish Council that some parishioners are concerned about the amount of traffic that is coming off of the A422 and cutting through Deanshanger.

The Parish Council have received 2 requests for further action.

There is a strict procedure in place to get a road closed and this is detailed below:

  1. A petition of at least 10% of the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 09:24 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: Road Closure

New Bus Timetable

Britannia Bus have reviewed the operation of services 89 and X89, which as stated below commenced on 7th January.

As a result the company will be introducing the following commercial (non-subsidised) timetable from Monday 8th April on service 89. Furthermore service X89 will cease operation from the same date.

Britannia Bus intend to reroute the service within Yardley Gobion, whereby all journeys would... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 09:50 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: Bus

Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting 21/02/2019

This meeting has been cancelled.

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:51 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: Finance & General Purposes Committee

Travellers- Buckingham Road

Travellers- Buckingham Road

This matter is being dealt with by the County Travellers Unit (CTU).
I have been advised that they are serving a Direction to leave notice on them today which will expire on Monday 25th, failure to leave will mean that the CTU will need to serve a summons and attend court sometime next week.

The rubbish will be cleared by South Northants Council once they have been moved on.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:44 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: Travellers

NHS Survey

Patient and public participation is at the very heart of the way Nene CCG operates and we're now developing a new joint communications and engagement strategy with Corby CCG to cover all of Northamptonshire. Our aim is to give you clear opportunities to get involved with your local NHS in a way which allows you to see how your views have shaped things – and we want your input into how we do that.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:21 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: NHS Survey

Road Gritting

Subject: Northamptonshire Highways winter service

We did have exceptional weather conditions last week and believe that most of the issues on Thursday were caused by freezing rain from 02.00hrs on Thursday morning.

Freezing rain rarely occurs and is often associated with the approach of warm air after a prolonged cold spell. Here the precipitation once again starts off as snow in the upper atmosphere,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:05 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: Roads

Bus Service


As previously advised, Stagecoach are withdrawing bus service 89 / X89 Milton Keynes – Towcester – Northampton on Saturday 5th January. As required by the Bus Services Act 2017, Stagecoach supplied usage information for the section between Milton Keynes and Towcester to Northamptonshire Highways, as this section will have no replacement service through the villages. In... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 19:00 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: Bus

Street Lights

DPC are aware of some street lights bring out of action for a couple of weeks.

We are having a few issues with Eon and we hope to have these fixed in the next 10 days.

I apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.

Please do keep reporting flashing/broken street lights to DPC, advising the street name and the number on the column.

Many Thanks

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:59 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: Street Lights

Bus Meeting

Meeting Wednesday NightPlease note that the meeting at the Parish Council Office on Wednesday night is a Parish Council meeting, not a meeting regarding the bus situation.The bus situation will be discussed and County Councillor Allen Walker will update the Parish Council.The clerk will post on Facebook and the Website ( what news we have later that evening.This meeting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:41 by Teresa Floyd

Tags: Bus

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