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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Girlguiding Christmas Celebration

Girlguiding Christmas Celebration

Weedon District Girlguiding

Christmas Celebration at Weedon Village Hall

Wednesday 30th November

6 pm to 7.45 pm

Tasty refreshments available (cakes/mince pies)

Everyone welcome to help us begin the Christmas celebrations

Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:49 by Susan Halkett

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Mound Update - 13th Nov 2016

MOD contact:
The Parish Council has now received a formal communication from the Department of Infrastructure (DIO) which is part of the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Whilst the MOD say they have no legal obligation with regard to resolving the issues on the Mound on Jubilee Field, they have decided to offer financial help to resolve the current situation. This is great news.

The Offer:
The financial help... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 13 Nov 2016 20:35 by Sue Butler

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Mound Update 9th November

Mound Update 9th November

Dear All

We have heard from the MOD/DIO.

The content feels quite promising. A more detailed update will be provided within the next few days once further clarification has been made.

Posted: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 08:53 by Susan Halkett

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Mound Update 4th November 2016

Mound Update 4th November 2016

Mound Update 4th November

Hello All
This is an update without too much progress I'm afraid, but we wanted to ensure that residents are up to date on the Mound issue.
The 24 hour security and fencing remain in place. We have, in our reserves, funds to pay for security until the end of the year. The WSA have kindly allowed the changing room facilities to be used by the security guards free of charge and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2016 14:22 by Susan Halkett

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Media Coverage

Media Coverage

What a week for Weedon Bec and the Mound story.

On Tuesday we received fantastic coverage on BBC Look East including the lead story on the main early evening programme with additional coverage on the lunch time and late evening bulletins.

During their visit to Weedon, BBC Look East shot a fascinating film of the Mound and surrounding area, which you see on the Parish Council Facebook page.

On Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:42 by Susan Halkett

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Look East visit

Look East visit

BBC Look East were filming this morning at Jubilee Field. This is with regard to our problems with the Mound and we should be on their programme at 6.30 pm, this evening.
The Council wish to thank those residents who were willing to appear on camera.

BBC Radio Northampton are broadcasting their recorded interview with Chairman Zoe O'Toole, tomorrow morning, hopefully between 7.10-8.10 am Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:04 by Susan Halkett

Tags: Mound, News

Mound Update - 10th October

Mound Update - 10th October

As advised last week, we are pleased to confirm that the insurer AON accepted the security measures that are currently in place (security guard and double fencing) and that we now have our public liability cover back in place. The rest of the news isn't so great we're afraid. An assessment of the options that could be taken up to fix the problem has given us three choices. It must be understood because... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:06 by Susan Halkett

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local job opportunity

Piglets of Weedon are looking for an apprentice. Applicants must be enthusiastic with a happy disposition. No qualifications are required as training will be provided. Please call the nursery on 01327 340080 or message on the Piglets of Weedon facebook page for more information.

Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2016 17:47 by Sue Butler

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Community Lottery Survey - please find a few minutes to complete

DDC is consulting on the merits or otherwise of running a community lottery which could redistribute 50% of all ticket income to community groups. Therefore, we have prepared an on-line survey for community groups because we want to hear what they think about the proposals.
Can you please pass this message on to all community groups in your parish and encourage them to respond to the survey which can... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:59 by Sue Butler

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Update on Mound 18th Sept 2016

Since our last update, the report we told you about has been received from the contractor WRS including a risk assessment by UXO specialist MACC (with reference to the explosive items that have been found on the site). This Report states that with the current measures, that is the fencing, signage and security guard, the site is safe. This, of course, assumes that the public are not ignoring these... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 18 Sep 2016 18:04 by Sue Butler

Tags: Mound, News