Holcot Parish Council

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Lisa CallanParish Clerk

Lisa Callan (07547 505027, clerk@holcotvillage.co.uk)


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Holcot Parish had a population of 438 at the 2011 census, living in 182 households. Visit here for a summary of the census data and here for a parish map.

Holcot Parish Council organises and influences many of the functions of village life. It consists of eight elected members of the community who meet regularly to discuss and agree various projects and the facilities within the Parish, and has special powers to achieve these aims.

The Parish Council has total responsibility for :-

  • Street lighting
  • Playing field
  • Grass cutting
  • Litter bins
  • Bus Shelters
  • Public seating
  • Landscaping
  • Newsletter
  • Website

The Parish Council meets on the 3rd Monday of the month at 7.30pm in the Church Room in Main Street. Special meetings are held when necessary. Parishioners are welcome to attend any of these meetings.

Meetings, Agenda and Minutes

The agenda for the next Parish Council meeting is placed on the village noticeboard opposite the Church Rooms, and is included below. In addition,  the minutes of Parish Council meeting are published after being “approved by the Council as an accurate record”, along with related budget and reforecast documents. Annual Return documents are also published. (Older documents can be found at the bottom of this page. Please note that before June 2016 minutes had been published below prior to approval (please contact the Parish Clerk for definitive copies of approved minutes before June 2016). ) 

2019 Parish Council agenda, minutes, financial forecasts and Annual Return
Date Agenda Minutes & financial forecasts
21 January Agenda MinutesFY18/19 forecastFY19/20 budget
18 February Agenda Minutes
18 March Agenda Minutes
15 April Agenda Minutes Reforecast
20 May (Annual Meeting) Agenda Minutes
17 June Agenda Minutes
1 July (Special Meeting) Agenda Minutes
15 July Cancelled
19 August Agenda Minutes
16 September Agenda Minutes
21 October Agenda Minutes
18 November Agenda Minutes Reforecast
16 December Agenda Minutes

Annual Return 2019

Annual Parish Meeting – Agenda Chair’s report  Draft Minutes  District Councillor’s Report  County Councillor’s Report Financial Summary FY18/19

2018 Parish Council agenda, minutes, financial forecasts and Annual Return
Date Agenda Minutes & financial forecasts
15 January Agenda MinutesFY17/18 forecastFY18/19 budget
19 February Agenda Minutes
19 March Agenda Minutes
16 April Agenda Minutes Reforecast
1 May (Extraordinary) Agenda Minutes
21 May (Annual Meeting) Agenda Minutes
25 June (note date) Agenda Minutes
23 July (note date) Agenda Minutes
20 August Cancelled
17 September Agenda Minutes
15 October Agenda Minutes
19 November Agenda Minutes
17 December Cancelled
21 December (Extraordinary) Agenda Minutes

Annual Return 2018

Annual Parish Meeting – Agenda Chair’s report  Draft Minutes  District Councillor’s Report  County Councillor’s Report

Councillors and responsibilities

Apart from attending Parish Council meetings, Residents can seek advice or discuss matters with the Council by speaking to their Community Sector Contact (see below), or by contacting the Parish Clerk.

Community sector contacts: (for any side roads not specifically mentioned, please see nearest through-road)
Sector Contact tel e-mail
Main St/Farm Cl/Walgarth Ct James Bonsor 781611 jamesbonsor@btinternet.com
Back Ln/Brittens View David Walker (Chair) 781660 chair@holcotvillage.co.uk
Moulton Rd/Tithe Close Jackie Fountain 780070 jfountain40@googlemail.com
Sywell Rd/Ivy Farm/Sunny Bank Kathryn Buckle (Vice Chair) 07814 531836 kbuckle@hotmail.co.uk
All outlying properties Ralph Hawkins 07969 982431 rhawkins20@googlemail.com
Rectory Ln/Beelhook/Walgrave Rd Phil Scordellis 07785 347297 phil.scordellis@gmail.com
Brixworth Rd/Glebe Cl Martin Wilson 781026 martin.l.wilson@btinternet.com
Poplars Ln/Winsland Court Nick Middleton nnnnnn nickg.middleton@yahoo.com

Apart from having responsibilities to support residents in specific sectors, Councillors also have lead responsibilities for aspects of the activities of the Council.

Specific Councillor responsibilities
Responsibility Councillor(s) Notes
Book exchange Ralph Hawkins
Church Room James Bonsor
Defibrillator Martin Wilson
Footpaths Ralph Hawkins
Village Maintenance/Friends of Holcot liaison Martin Wilson
Fundraising Kathryn Buckle
Internal Control and Governance Kathryn Buckle
Lighting Martin Wilson
Newsletter Jackie Fountain email holcotvillagenewsletter@hotmail.com
Northampton North SUE Phil Scordellis Also referred to as Overstone Leys/Overstone Green
Parish Liaison David Walker & Kathryn Buckle
Planning David Walker
Playing Field Jackie Fountain
Police Matters and Neighbourhood Watch Kathryn Buckle
Traffic management & road safety Phil Scordellis
United Charities Ralph Hawkins
Village Hall Jackie Fountain Phil Scordellis is Chairman of the village hall committee
Web Site David Walker & Phil Scordellis email editor@holcotvillage.co.uk
Youth matters Jackie Fountain

Previous agenda and minutes

2017 Parish Council agenda, minutes, financial forecasts and Annual Return
Date Agenda Minutes & financial forecasts
16January Agenda MinutesFY16/17 forecastFY17/18 budget
20February Agenda Minutes
20March Agenda Minutes
24April Agenda Minutes FY17/18 forecast
15May (Annual Meeting) Agenda Minutes
19June Agenda Minutes
17July Cancelled
21August Agenda Minutes
18September Agenda Minutes
16October Agenda Minutes
20November Agenda Minutes
18December Cancelled

Annual Return 2017

Annual Parish Meeting – Chair’s report  Draft Minutes  District Councillor’s Report  County Councillor’s Report

2016 Parish Council agenda, minutes, financial forecasts and Annual Return
Date Agenda Minutes(draft) & financial forecasts
18January Agenda MinutesFY15/16 forecast FY16/17 budget
15 February Agenda Minutes
21 March Agenda Minutes
18April Agenda MinutesFY16/17 forecast
16 May (Annual Meeting) Agenda Minutes
20 June Agenda Minutes
18July Cancelled
15 August Agenda Minutes
19 September Agenda Minutes
17 October Agenda Minutes
21 November Agenda Minutes FY16/17 forecast
19 December Cancelled

Annual Return 2016

Annual Parish Meeting – 6 June – Notice  Draft Minutes

Annual Parish Meeting – 6 June – Chair’s Report


2015 Parish Council draft minutes and Annual Return
Minutes Minutes Minutes
January February March
April May(inc AGM) June
July August(special) September
October November

Annual Return 2015


2014 Parish Council draft minutes and Annual Return
Minutes Minutes Minutes
January February March
April May (Special mtg) May
June July August (Special mtg)
September October November
December (Special mtg)

Annual Return 2014

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