Isham Parish Council

Serving the people of Isham

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Clerk: Mrs Alison McLaven
6 Wellingborough Road, Isham
Northamptonshire NN14 1HR

Tel: 01536 722640

Latest News

Road Closure overnight 22nd- 23rd August 2019

On August 22nd the A509 will be closed for surface dressing overnight from 100m north of Finedon Station Road to 100m south of Furnace lane. This maybe delayed if weather conditions are bad.

To view road works and diversion routes go to

Posted: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:26 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Road Closure, News

Street Watch Update Meeting 10th July

We have arranged the next Street Watch meeting for July 10th at the village hall as before. We have booked the room from 18:30 – 20:00.

If you have already attended a meeting previously and solely wish to return your application & vetting form, it would be best if you arrive for 18:30 as I will check your forms first and then let you get away! I will then quickly run through the presentation... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 09:51 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News streetwatch

Open letter to Residents re starting Neighbourhood Plan

Dear fellow residents of Isham Parish

Recent planning and infrastructure issues which affect our village, such as the bypass for which the funding has disappeared and the Logistics Park which has been approved by Kettering Borough Council, have shown that we are presently at the mercy of higher-level planning bodies – our voice goes largely unheard and decisions are handed down to us without meaningful... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 13:35 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News Neighbourhood Plan

Glebe Field Update

Isham Playing Fields Association is delighted to confirm that as a result of grants received from Waste Recycling Environment Ltd (WREN) for £28,170 and Wellingborough Borough Council Community Fund for £14,780, Wicksteed Leisure will commence installation of new children's play equipment on The Glebe Field on 28th May.Work is expected to last just over two weeks. People using the Glebe... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 May 2019 12:52 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Glebe

Judicial Review update

We have now received the Barristers opinion and whilst she has identified a couple of areas where she considers KBC should have have acted differently these are not of sufficient weight to consider we would be successful with a Judicial Review. The conclusion of the report is that our chances of success would be slight and in the event of not winning not only would our costs be heavy but also we would... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 May 2019 09:59 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News

Judicial Review

Dear Parishioner, Following on from the recent disappointment of the DB Symmetry application being approved the Parish Council have been giving further consideration as to whether any other options are available. As you are most probably aware we were most unhappy with how Kettering Borough Council have dealt with the appeal and the latest application. So after discussion with our Consultant we have... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 11:55 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News, planning

DB symmetry update

I have received the following information from Kettering Borough Council

The Council have been formally notified by the Planning Inspectorate that the Pubic Inquiry for the Symmetry Park appeal will not be taking place on 8th May 2019. The appeal has been held in abeyance by the Planning Inspectorate for a period of 2 months. Should the appellant, DB Symmetry, wish to continue with the appeal after... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 11:59 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News, planning

Street Watch meeting 9th May 7pm in the village hall

There will be a meeting regarding the setting up of Street Watch, for all residents. If you are considering signing up to this you will need to bring photo id and recent proof of address and you can sign up at the meeting.

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 11:18 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News

DB symmetry update

We confirm that the Secretary of State has decided not to call in either the last approved planning application or the appeal. We felt that this decision would lead to the applicant cancelling the Appeal Inquiry and you will see from the attached letter that the Inquiry date has been cancelled and the appeal left in abeyance.Obviously we are all disappointed by the turn of recent events but we are... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:55 by Alison McLaven

Tags: planning, News

Request for support calling in DB Symmetry planning application

The Parish Council would appreciate it if as many residents as possible supported our request to 'call in' this application. We have attached a letter and documents relating to this. Please email support for this to and

Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:47 by Alison McLaven

Tags: planning, News

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