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Street lighting

Work will begin on 9th February to change all lights to energy efficient lights

Posted: Sat, 09 Feb 2019 11:33 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News

Star Count

The Campaign for rural England 2019 Star Count event kicks off next week, and we'd love you to take part!

Getting involved is simple – all you have to do is look up at the night sky and tell us how many stars you can see within the constellation of Orion. You can do this from anywhere in England between Saturday 2 February and Saturday 23 February, but your best opportunity is the week of 2-9... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:18 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Star Count

A45 Chown Mill closure

The planned works at the Chowns Mill Roundabout in March and April have been revised. We have reduced the current programme, cancelling the full weekend closures. We are looking at the alternatives and will advise you of the works which are still required at a later date.

Closure of the A5028 Station Road will take place overnight from Monday 4 March as originally planned.

Further details are on the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:42 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Road Closure

DB Symmetry and Bypass

As you know the situation regarding the DB Symmetry planning applications and its connection (or not!) with the bypass is very complicated. To date the residents of Isham have been deserted by BCW and KBC.

The original application by DBS was refused and DBS are now appealing that decision. DBS have also submitted a new application virtually identical to the original one…. It's all part of their... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:43 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Planning

Parish Council Vacancy

We have a vacancy on the Parish Council and we are looking to co opt a new member. Anyone interested should contact the clerk either by email to or letter to The Clerk, 6 Wellingborough Road, Isham, NN14 1HR by the 18th January 2019 stating that they are interested and what experience or qualities they have to assist the Council.

Posted: Mon, 31 Dec 2018 12:31 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News

Network Rail - Station Road Bridge Public Event

Network Rail is planning to carry out work to raise Station Road Bridge in Isham to allow for a safe distance between the structure and overhead line equipment as part of the Midland Main Line Upgrade.

To allow for this essential work to take place the bridge will be closed to vehicles from Monday 14th January until Tuesday 24th September 2019. During this time a clearly signposted diversion for motorists... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 30 Dec 2018 10:15 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News

Church Street Closure comencing 18th February 2019

Clancy Docwra are requiring to carry out repairs to a sewer on Church Street in Isham which will need the road to be closed between Mill Lane to The Sorrells. It is expected that the road will be closed for up to five days with the works commencing on the 18th February 2019.

A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here

If you require more information... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:29 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Road Closure

Finedon Station Road Bridge Closure

information regarding road closure of Finedon Station Road

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:31 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Road Closure

Appeal Ref: APP/L2820/W/18/3208228 - Land at Kettering Southoff A509 north of Isham

We have received the attached letter from Kettering Borough Council informing us that they do not propose to defend their own Councillors decision to refuse the application at the inquiry. We have also been informed that the Borough Council of Wellingborough will also not assist at the inquiry in defending the refusal. This inaction by both of our local Borough Councils are to say the least very disappointing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:14 by Alison McLaven

Tags: planning, News

Unitary Update

The Government has finally responded to the submission by the Borough, District and County Councils for the reorganisation of local government in Northamptonshire.

A government consultation will now take place until 25th January 2019. Borough, District and Parish elections next year will be postponed with new Unitary and Parish Council elections taking place in May 2020.

If you would like more information... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:07 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News

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