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19th March Possible meeting date - KBC/DB Symmetry

It has come to our attention that KBC may decide to hold a planning committee meeting on Tuesday 19th March however this would not be announced until 5 days beforehand. Please therefore mark this provisionally in your diary and I will confirm as soon as we know. Usually their meetings start circa 7pm and are held at their offices off Bowling Green Road.

Also in a previous post one of the email addresses... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 09:16 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News, planning

christopher brazely - email correction- DB symmetry request for help

Just to advise that the email address for CHristoper Brazely should have a .uk at the end, meaning the correct address is

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 09:11 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News, planning

DB Symmetry - request for further help

Just a short update and a further request for your support.

You may be aware that the Borough Council of Wellingborough recently discussed the latest planning application submitted by DB Symmetry and three of us were permitted the opportunity to speak against the development. Whilst we realised that it was most unlikely that BCW would ask KBC to refuse the application we were hopeful that they would... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2019 10:22 by Alison McLaven

Tags: News, planning

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

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: News, planning

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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