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Northants ACRE village survey

Northamptonshire ACRE is in the process of updating our village survey, which was last carried out in 2011. The survey asks a range of questions about life in a rural community with the aim of establishing local evidence of how those communities are faring. The survey will assist the charity to identify what services and support parishes and rural communities offer residents in comparison to 10 years... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 12:45 by Ian Kelly

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Welford Bugle

The June edition of the Welford Bugle is now available

Posted: Sat, 29 May 2021 09:45 by Ian Kelly

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Village Hall reopening

Welford Village Hall Management Committee

The Government have confirmed that Village Halls can re-open on Monday 17 May and we are looking forward to welcoming back all our regular and not so regular bookings.

If you wish to book a room after this date, please contact Chris Brown on 575494 or email

Thank You

Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 16:56 by Ian Kelly

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Husbands Bosworth quarry planning application

The Parish Council has considered the planning applciation made by Mick George to Leicestershire County Council and has raised some objections.

The submission by the Parish Council is attached below.

Posted: Tue, 04 May 2021 12:38 by Ian Kelly

Tags: News, Planning

A guide to the West Northamptonshire Unitary Authority

All Change for Councils in Northamptonshire

Local government in Northamptonshire is changing. The existing system, which has been in place since the 1970s, is like a three-tier cake. The bottom layer is parish and town councils which typically cover one village or town. The middle layer is borough and district councils, which are responsible for things like planning applications, collecting the bins,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 14:46 by Ian Kelly

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Think NHS 111 First

NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.

If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly and safely in... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 12:00 by Ian Kelly

Tags: Coronavirus, Health, News

Welford is now in a Conservation Area

Welford has now been designated as a Conservation area by Daventry District Council. This puts in place tighter planning controls for anyone seeking permission to alter or demolish a building, or carry out work to trees, in order to maintain the special interest of the area.

Posted: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:04 by Ian Kelly

Tags: News, Planning

Children's Play Area

Welford Parish Council (WPC) as the managers of the park ask all users to consider the following when using the play area:

  • that cleaning of equipment is considered by users, parents, guardians and carers, particularly where there are clear touch points such as swing rockers, see saws, machine handles or exercise bars
  • parents to bring hand sanitiser gel or wipes to clean their children's hands
  • WPC encourage... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:18 by Ian Kelly

Tags: Coronavirus, News

Dog fouling

If you walk your dog, always carry the means to clear up after your pet - a simple plastic bag will do the trick or buy poop scoops from a local pet shop

This even applies if you are walking your dog on a public footpath, bridleway and even in fields as livestock can be harmed

Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:45 by Ian Kelly

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