Weedon Bec Parish Council

Serving the people of Weedon Bec

Clerk: Mrs Susan Halkett
16, St Mary's Way, Weedon
Northamptonshire NN7 4QL

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Christmas 2018 waste and recycling collections

Collection schedules

Collections will continue to take place as usual over the Christmas and New Year period, except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day:

· If your collection is due on Christmas Day (Tuesday, 25 December) it will instead take place on Saturday, 29 December.

· If your collection is due on New Year's Day (Tuesday, 1 January) this will instead take place on Saturday, 5 January.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:36 by Susan Halkett

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Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation

Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation

From 1st October 2018, changes to regulations for licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) will mean that all HMOs occupied by 5 or more people forming two or more households (where facilities are shared) will require a mandatory HMO licence.

Landlords with properties meeting the criteria must ensure they have applied for a licence by 1 October this year in order to avoid enforcement action.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:50 by Susan Halkett

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Village Show

Village Show

Don't forget the Village Show on September 8th. Entry forms are available from Blades, the red telephone box on West Street or you can print the relevant page from the Parish Council's website (under Village Show). Entries due in by 6th September.
If you have not entered before, there are many different classes to choose from. Do you have some great photographs? Can you paint a brilliant picture? Do... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 15:45 by Susan Halkett

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Best Village Competition 2018

Best Village Competition 2018

The results of the Best Village Competition 2018 are in and Weedon Bec picked up 2 awards.

Weedon Bec was declared the Best Medium Sized Village in the County and then went on to be crowned second Best Village overall.

A fantastic achievement. A big thanks to the team who put the submission together (Fiona Thomas, George Atkinson, James Mantz, Sue Hess, Isabella Masters, Ann Ranshaw and Sue Halkett).... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 08:57 by Susan Halkett

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Consultation: Dog Controls

Consultation: Dog Controls

Consultation Open. Please have your say.

Posted: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 18:53 by Susan Halkett

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OVO Energy Women's Tour

OVO Energy Women's Tour

Message from the District Council.

The OVO Energy Women's Tour 2018 returns to Daventry District next week, with the Northamptonshire stage of the international cycling race taking place from Rushden to Daventry on Thursday, 14 June.

Last year thousands of people turned out to cheer on the Grand Depart, including excellent support from parishes across our District. We hope that hosting this year's finish... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:59 by Susan Halkett

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Jubilee Field Questionnaire

We are still looking for your ideas and suggestions for the space created by the mound removal. Please help us by completing this survey and having your say in developing the spaces for the future.

The closing date is 30th April 2018. All the results will be shared at an open day in May.


Posted: Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:06 by Susan Halkett

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Annual Parish Meeting

All resident of the village are invited to take part in the Annual Parish Meeting. Topics to be covered include:

Depot Visitor's Centre

Junior Parish Council

Daventry Development Link Road (Bypass)

WWI commemorations from the Parish of Weedon Bec

Reports from: Weedon Charity, The Pocket Park, WFC, Community Orchard, The Mound, Shared PCSO for the village, conservation areas, District and County Councillors... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 19:00 by Susan Halkett

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Stowe Nine Churches Parish Council has asked us to share this correspondence with you.

'I am writing to ask if you could share the following information with your residents to help protect our countryside.

In addition to our own residents, many dog walkers from adjacent parishes visit Stowe Nine Churches, often walking across the fields between the two settlements. We have found that dog fouling has increased recently in the fields, on verges as well as on footpaths in the village itself.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:38 by Susan Halkett

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Big Poppy Plant

As you may be aware Daventry District Council (DDC) is running a number of community projects this year to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War.

One of the projects which may be of interest to you is the Big Poppy Plant which will see DDC providing community groups with a free mix of poppy seeds to plant within their chosen area. More details on the scheme can be found in the news article... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:08 by Susan Halkett

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