DDC : The Big Switch ‘Spring’ auction

Daventry District Council is again working with switching partner iChoosr to use collective purchasing power to secure better energy deals for residents.

At least two Holcot families reported like-for-like savings in excess of £450pa in the ‘winter’ scheme.

Further details about the ‘Spring’ scheme are on the DDC website. You have to register an interest before 18 May.

Holcot Needs You : Become a Special Constable

Northamptonshire Police are promoting the Special Constable scheme. There are already 600 Special Constables in Northamptonshire, with a target of 1000.

special-constableThere are two types;

  • The Parish Special Constablethis is a new role focussed on making a real difference in your community; and
  • The General Duties Special Constable  – the role that people normally associate with Special Constables.


There are also roles for Volunteers to work in support and coordination activities.

The minimum commitment is 4 hours per week.

For further information, details of the benefits and how to express an interest;


Alternatively, Ken Winter (our Parish Clerk) has a pamphlet with basic information – contact him on 01604 407998 for a copy..

Election 2015 : Nominated Persons

The following people have been nominated for election as a Parish Councillor.

– Kathryn Buckle
– Jackie Fountain
– Roger Gunnett
– Ralph Hawkins
– Phil Scordellis
– Robert Sinclair
– Janice Tanser
– David Walker
– Martin Wilson

As there are more nominees than seats the election will be contested on 7 May.

The formal “Statement of Persons Nominated” has been added to the Elections page.