Over the weekend, river levels have risen on the Middle River Nene as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. This led to flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river. It is expected the river will remain high throughout the next few days.
Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:26 by Rebecca
Wednesday 26 February from 13:00 – 16:30
Northamptonshire Police, Trading Standards and Neighbourhood Watch will be relaunching the Doorstep crime Action Network (DAN) to help prevent distraction burglary and rogue trading offences. The event is specifically aimed at service providers, organisations, carers, friends and family who support the older community within Northamptonshire.
The Doorstep... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 12:07 by Rebecca
Snow showers likely on Wednesday morning (12 February) in the North of England which may lead to travel disruptions and icy patches on untreated roads, footpaths and cycle paths.
The MET has issued a yellow weather warning between 12.00pm and midnight on Saturday 15 February.
Storm Dennis will bring very strong winds which may cause travel disruptions, including road and bridge closures, risk of flying... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 18:08 by Rebecca
Saturday 8 Feb to Sunday 9 Feb 2020
Storm Ciara will bring very strong winds, up to 60mph, starting late Saturday night (around midnight) and throughout Sunday until late evening (23:59pm).
Although the chances of anything serious happening is low there is a possibility the high winds may cause disruption to road, rail, air & ferry, some roads & bridges may be closed, power cuts, damage to buildings... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 14:56 by Rebecca
The MET office has issued a yellow warning for this weekend (Saturday 8 Feb & Sunday 9 Feb) very strong winds are expected which may bring disruption to parts of the UK
For more information visit MET office website
Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:30 by Rebecca
Section 106 money is funding that is provided by developers to mitigate any problems that new development may cause.The Council has received S106 funding in the past for outdoor and indoor youth and adult activities.
We are currently using S106 funding to add a cycleway in Oundle; replacing the boardwalk on Snipe Meadow; and towards a bid for Fletton Field.
With the potential for new development in... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 12:34 by Rebecca
Object to plans for 130 houses at Cotterstock/St Peters Road, Oundle http://chng.it/68kvJjtgqx
Object to 100+ houses at St Christopher's Drive, Oundle http://chng.it/ZpM2LHCftc
When signing the online petition on Change.org you don't have to donate any money, select the 'No,I'll share instead" button when prompted.
You also don't have to sign any other petitions.
If you're still not sure or having difficulties... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 12:30 by Rebecca
What's just happened?
On Monday 20th January, East Northants Council Planning Policy Committee gave the go ahead to add three housing sites in Oundle to its Local Plan.
Whilst this doesn't sound very exciting, the ramifications for Oundle are enormous.
Posted: Fri, 31 Jan 2020 12:27 by Rebecca
The office is closed from 12pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019 and re-opens at 9am on Thursday 2 January 2020.
Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 16:20 by Rebecca
Yellow warning of rain (LOW likelihood of MEDIUM impacts), issued yesterday continues to be valid for western parts of Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire until 12:00 Friday 20th December 2019.
Today: Outbreaks of rain will continue into the evening with the wettest parts most likely in the west of Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire. Through the evening the main area of rain will head off northwards... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 15:02 by Rebecca