Aston le Walls Parish Council

Serving the people of Aston le Walls

Clerk: Mrs. Gillian Taylor
Timbercroft, Welsh Road
Aston le Walls, Daventry
Northamptonshire NN11 6UD

Tel: 01295 660363

Latest News

Police Officers Issue Warning Following Handbag Thefts

Police Officers Issue Warning Following Handbag Thefts

Police officers in Northamptonshire are issuing a warning to people across the county about a recent spate of handbag and purse thefts.

The incidents have taken place in Northampton, Kettering and Corby and have happened mostly in supermarkets with the criminals mainly targeting elderly women.

Paul Golley, Crime Prevention Team Leader, said: "It takes a real low-life to follow elderly people around a... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:09 by Mark Hazelton

Tags: News

Consultation opens on name for new council to serve west Northamptonshire

Consultation opens on name for new council to serve west Northamptonshire

People across the west of Northamptonshire are from today being asked what they think the proposed new unitary council should be called.

The decision on whether or not to go ahead with the new council is a decision for the Government and Parliament, but members of the public are being asked what it should be called to help inform that decision.

A public consultation started today, Wednesday, 31 October... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 17:05 by Mark Hazelton

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Scam Mail - Advice from Royal Mail

Scam Mail - Advice from Royal Mail

Royal Mail advice on how to deal with postal scams has been sent to the Parish Council.

Should you be concerned that someone you know is in receipt of scam mail, please contact Royal Mail by:

  • Writing to Royal Mail at FREEPOST SCAM MAIL, enclosing any items that are suspected of being scam mail;
  • Calling the Royal Mail Scam Helpline on 0800 0113 466; or
  • Emailing scam.mail@royalmail.com

For more information... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 09:43 by Dick Stephen

Tags: News

Witnesses sought following reports of suspicious puppy sales

Witnesses sought following reports of suspicious puppy sales

Anyone who is offered puppies for sale under suspicious circumstances is urged to contact South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).

The appeal follows reports of a man selling puppies from the back of a car at Towcester Recreation Ground off Islington Road on Wednesday, 3 October 2018.

Cllr Dermot Bambridge, SNC's portfolio holder for environment, said: "No reputable breeder will sell dogs in this fashion.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 20:21 by Mark Hazelton

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New Ofcom Rules To Better Protect Consumers Come Into Force On 1 October 2018

New Ofcom Rules To Better Protect Consumers Come Into Force On 1 October 2018

SENT ON BEHALF OF TRADING STANDARDS

New Ofcom rules to better protect consumers come into force on 1 October

Consumers will be better protected against nuisance calls, and vulnerable customers treated more fairly, when new strengthened rules are introduced on Monday 1 October 2018.

Last year, Ofcom completed a comprehensive review of the General Conditions – the regulatory rules that all communications... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:27 by Dick Stephen

Tags: News

Local Plan Part 2: Submission Draft (Regulation 19) - available for comment until 12 noon Fri 16th Nov

Local Plan Part 2: Submission Draft (Regulation 19) - available for comment until 12 noon Fri 16th Nov

South Northamptonshire Council has published the final version of the Part 2 Local Plan Draft Submission (Regulation 19).

We are inviting comments on this document from Thursday 4 October until 12 noon Friday 16 November.

The submission plan covers a range of local policies that will guide decisions on planning applications and development in the District up to 2029.

Where to view the documents:

On the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 19:23 by Mark Hazelton

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Annual update on voter registration underway

Annual update on voter registration underway

Those expecting to be able to vote in planned or unplanned elections are being urged to respond to forms being sent to households in South Northamptonshire.

Every year the annual Electoral Canvass starts with a Household Enquiry Form (HEF). This is to confirm which people in the household are eligible to vote.

All eligible voters must respond to this form and they can do so quickly and easily online.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Sep 2018 19:08 by Mark Hazelton

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Report on future of Northamptonshire councils published Friday, 17 August 2018

Report on future of Northamptonshire councils published Friday, 17 August 2018

The proposed local government reform submission papers will be available on Northamptonshire councils' websites from 3pm on Friday, 17 August 2018.

In South Northants, councillors will meet on 30th August.

Details of the meeting can be found [HERE] where those papers will be available from Friday 17th at approximately 3pm. A response to the Secretary of State's invitation to "submit proposals on restructuring... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 Aug 2018 18:00 by Mark Hazelton

Tags: News, Meeting Papers

A422 Bridge over Farthinghoe Stream closed now until at least end of 2018

A422 Bridge over Farthinghoe Stream closed now until at least end of 2018

From the NCC Website:

"The bridge over the Farthinghoe Stream, just to the west of the village of Farthinghoe, has been inspected as part of our routine programme and is considered unsafe for all motorised vehicles.

The A422 will be closed from the recycling centre junction to New Road junction just outside Farthinghoe, in both directions, with immediate effect. Due to recent rapid and significant deterioration,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 17:02 by Mark Hazelton

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School’s Out For Summer

School’s Out For Summer

Letter from:

Sam Dobbs BA FRSA PGCE, Daventry District Command, Daventry Police Station

Dear Parent/Carer

I ended a letter sent out a year ago to parents and carers by reflecting on Alice Cooper's 1972 pop hit as our young people leave school for the long summer break and some of them leave school altogether. I'll bring my song repertoire forward by eight years to Abba's 'I can still recall our last summer'... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:32 by Dick Stephen

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