Traffic management and road safety : survey and request for volunteers

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With the anticipated impacts in Holcot from traffic arising from developments around Northampton, the Parish Council would like to undertake a survey of traffic at peak hours on a weekday in mid-October. For further details please go to the Road Safety page.

**A short update regarding the stopping-up of the slip road from Sywell Road into Back Lane has been posted on the Road Safety page**

Getting the flu vaccine

Who can get the flu vaccine? In 2014/15, the following people are eligible for flu vaccination:

– Those aged 65 and over
– Those aged six months to under 65 in clinical risk groups (with a long-term health condition)
– Pregnant women
– All 2,3 and 4 year olds
– Those in long-stay residential care homes
– Carers

For more details go to the NCC site here

Help for Holcot

Lesley Pomeroy is forming a group of volunteers that will help village people with routine jobs. If you feel you can help, please contact Lesley on 781246. Lesley will then arrange a meeting to talk about what might be needed and what can be done. There are three volunteers so far, and a few more would make this initiative a reality.

Saturday’s quiz and a date for your diary

The Batter and Banter quiz night on Saturday was a great success, and enjoyable as always. The evening raised £630 for the village hall.

The next charity Batter and Banter quiz will be on 7 March 2015 at 7pm for 7:30 start. The charity being supported is focused on the asbestos-related cancer mesothelioma.

Jackie and Deryck Watson will be organising the event again – to book your table ring them on 781131.

Sunday’s Village Hall community celebration

What a great afternoon, and a brilliant community event!


A photo feed has been added to the Photos page. Additional photos will be added.

Here is the Chronicle and Echo’s piece