Author: Dick Stephen

Notice of highway works, Chipping Warden

Notice of highway works, Chipping Warden

Ahead of the main work construction of HS2 we need to create two bell mouth highway entrances, on the A361 and Byfield Road. The bell mouths will be constructed with a sealed surface entrance which will lead from the highway into the adjacent fields. To undertake these works safely, we will need to install two-way temporary traffic light controls at these locations.

We will additionally need to make... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 Jun 2022 20:17 by Dick Stephen

Tags: HS2, News

Theft: Bugbrooke Road, Kislingbury

Theft: Bugbrooke Road, Kislingbury

Incident Details: 22000345624

Location: Bugbrooke Road, Kislingbury

Date and Time: 16/06/2022 between 02:00 and 03:25

Between stated times, unknown person(s) with unknown means have pushed their way through a hedge and forced entry into a vehicle and removed tools from within. Various containers locks have been cut and further tools has been removed.

• Did you witness anything?
• Did you see any... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jun 2022 15:24 by Dick Stephen

Tags: News

Notice of M40 junction 11 southbound exit closure - July

Notice of M40 junction 11 southbound exit closure - July

There will be a closure of the M40 at junction 11 southbound exit overnight between the hours of 20.00hrs to 05.00hrs.

Works are estimated to take one night to complete but are weather dependant. Due to possible weather influence a one-week period has been allocated to the work between the 02 July to 09 July 2022 (inclusive of weekends).

Full details and a map showing the diversion route is available... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Jun 2022 17:42 by Dick Stephen

Tags: HS2, News

Calls For Price Cap On Heating Oil

Calls For Price Cap On Heating Oil

Calls for new price cap on heating oil as cost of living rises

"Rural Services Network" has an interesting article about this topic:

https://rsnonline.org.uk/calls-for-new-price-cap-on-heating-oil-as-cost-of-living-rises

Posted: Thu, 02 Jun 2022 11:07 by Dick Stephen

Tags: News

Refurbishing of Aston Road Sign

Refurbishing of Aston Road Sign

Some of you will have seen that the traditional road sign at the Junction of Main Street, Appletree Lane and Blacksmith's Lane has been restored to its former glory!

This project has been lovingly master minded by Charles Lees and Grahame Barnes-Moss.

I think we will all agree that they have done a splendid job which will last for many years to come.

Thanks also to David Frusher for the oak, Luke Wilson... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 May 2022 14:53 by Dick Stephen

Tags: News

Welsh Road Closure at ALW: 25-26 May

Welsh Road Closure at ALW: 25-26 May

Subject: TTRO(22/23) W127 - Welsh Road, Aston le Walls

Northamptonshire Highways are intending on carrying out some kerbing works on a section of the above road. To undertake the work safely will require that the road is closed for one night and it is expected to take place on the 25th May 2022.

A later notification gave these additional details:

These works will be completed under a 24 hour road closure.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 21:28 by Dick Stephen

Tags: News

COVID Updfate

COVID Updfate

A reminder from NCALC - Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils

The latest figures show that the drop in COVID-19 case rates has been slowest in the over 70s.

Sadly we are still seeing deaths from COVID-19 in Northamptonshire and nationally. As our older population were some of the first to get their vaccinations, along with those who are immunocompromised, it's vitally important to make... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 21:11 by Dick Stephen

Tags: News

VACANCY NOTICE - CLERK - Aston le Walls Parish Council

VACANCY NOTICE - CLERK - Aston le Walls Parish Council

ASTON LE WALLS PARISH COUNCIL

Email: clerk@astonlewallsparishcouncil.gov.uk

VACANCY NOTICE

CLERK / RESPONSIBLE FINANCIAL OFFICER (Part Time)

Aston Le Walls Parish Council has a vacancy for a part time Clerk/Responsible Financial Officer. We have a precept of £9,250 with a population of approximately 300 people.

The position is part time, approximately 5 hours per week and involves working from home... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 19:42 by Dick Stephen

Tags: News

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration - 2nd June

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebration - 2nd June

See attached document

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 16:20 by Dick Stephen

Tags: News

A361 southbound closures - 2 hours early Sunday mornings

A361 southbound closures - 2 hours early Sunday mornings

Green Tunnel Construction at Chipping Warden

More details of the green tunnel's construction including some photographs and corresponding road closure details can be found here: https://assets.hs2.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/AWN_Notice-of-Green-Tunnel-Works_May_2022.pdf

Briefly, the first closure on Sunday 15 May 2022, subject to consents, will commence at 7am and last approximately 2 hours. The... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 15:57 by Dick Stephen

Tags: HS2, News