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The Ruts

The answers to questions from Laurie Edwards of Bruton Knowles regarding plans for the Ruts

Q1. I understand from speaking with Mr Prowse that the land known as The Rutts is to be used as an access route for equipment and vehicles involved in the construction of the Isham Bypass with a bridge across it at the top of The Rutts. Why does the land need to be purchased for this purpose. The Highway Authority's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Aug 2017 08:16 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Planning

Special General Meeting of Friends of the Lilacs Inn


As you know, we have been registered as an ACV and this, amongst other things, allows us to apply for grants .As discussed at our last meeting that in order to hold funds we need to amend our constitution. To this end we have received some pro bono (free) legal advice as to how we should be constituted.A draft of our proposed constitution is attached.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 14:29 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Friends of the Lilacs

Middle Street Closed 14th August for 3 days

Clancy Docwra are requiring to relay an Anglian Water pipe outside 23 Middle Street in Isham. To undertake this work safely will require that the road is closed for up to three days from the 14th August 2017.

A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here

If you require more information about the works please contact Kayleigh Barratt on 07811 679092.

Regards... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:41 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Road Closure

Bypass Signs

The Borough Council have asked for the signs to come down. The correspondence regarding this is attached, it starts at the bottom of the page. Attached as well is our response to the Borough Council.

Posted: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 10:38 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News, planning

Street Party at the Lilacs 17th June 2-4.30pm for Friends of the Lilacs and Great Get Together

Friends of

The Lilacs Inn


'The Great Get-Together'

Bringing communities together in memory of Jo Cox MP

Street Party at The Lilacs

Saturday 17th June 2pm – 4.30

Getting our village community together to have fun and support the pub.

Including 'Bring & Share' picnic – bring food to share, bring your own plates and cutlery and help yourself to food. Squash will be provided for children... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 12:00 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News, entertainment

The Lilacs Community Asset decision

The Lilacs is now listed as a Community Asset

Posted: Wed, 24 May 2017 18:07 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Planning

Road Closure A509 17th May

Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out repairs to the carriageway from the junction with the A509 and the railway bridge structure. To undertake this work safely will require that the road is closed for one day on the 17th May 2017 between 9am and 4pm.

A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here

If you require more information about the works... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 May 2017 10:22 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Road Closure

Prioritisation Framework consultation and engagement

Northamptonshire County Council is putting a process in place to help make the tough decisions it has to make about what to prioritise – that is, how we share out resources to achieve the best outcomes for our residents and customers. To do this we need to be clearer what we, our residents and partners think is important to bear in mind when deciding between competing priorities. We need your... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 10:59 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News

Brown bin collection resumes 17th March 2017

Brown bin collection resumes week commencing 13th March 2017

Posted: Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:38 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Bins

Sorrels planning application

A response has been received from the planning inspectorate to our complaint against the appeal being approved

The officer was

Bob Palmer

Customer Quality Team

Planning Inspectorate

4D Hawk Wing, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square,

Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6PN

Twitter: @PINSgov


Tel. 0303 444 5469

Posted: Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:01 by Alison McLaven

Tags: Planning

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