Neighbourhood Watch update : Warning issued as telephone scams grow

Banks and police have issued a joint warning to be alert for scam phone calls, after new figures showed a steep rise in the number people being targeted by fraudsters.

For more information please visit the Neighbourhood Watch page.

**Additional information with further advice from Northamptonshire Police and a link to the Telephone Preference Service have been added**

Amended Planning Application : Overstone Leys

Daventry District Council have asked for comments on Planning Application DA/2013/0850 (Amended) by 30 December.

This application includes;

  • Outline application for up to 2000 dwellings (including the first 200);
  • a new section of A43 dual carriageway road;
  • up to 3.83ha for a local centre.

The Parish Council will consider the implications of this application at their additional meeting on 22 December – **Parish Council Agenda now available** Further details can be found on the Parish Council page and the DDC website.

First Aid Course on 20 January : Places available

A First Aid Course is to be held on Tuesday 20 January 2015.

There are places available for any Holcot Residents who would like to learn basic first aid, including CPR.

The Course will last three hours and will take place in the Youth Wing of the Village Hall from 7pm.

The maximum class size is 16 and depending on numbers the cost will be between £15 and £30. To book a place or for more information please contact Dora George on 781395.

Reminder : Brownies Christmas Card collection next Tuesday

The traditional Brownies christmas card collection is this coming Tuesday. Still at the bargain price of 10p per card!!

The Brownies will collect cards from villagers homes on Tuesday between 6:15-7:30pm, and make their delivery on Saturday 20 December from 10am.

If you miss the collection, please drop your cards and donation into Brown Owl at 34 Moulton Road by Wednesday 17 December. Cards later than this will not be accepted.

Please ensure that your cards are clearly marked with the delivery name and address – Holcot addresses only please!

Additional Parish Council meeting : 22 December

There will be a special meeting of the Parish Council on 22 December at 7:30pm in the Church Room.

The principal business is consideration of the planning application for 6 Moulton Road, and the amended application for Overstone Leys.

An agenda has been added to the Parish Council page .

Northampton North Sustainable Urban Expansion – Moulton Bypass

skitchPlease see the Northampton North SUE page for an important update regarding the proposed Moulton Bypass – a planning application is due in January. There are public exhibitions today and Thursday.

The development of 3500 homes in the Northampton North SUE (“Overstone Leys”) is likely to have a substantial impact on Holcot.