News from Draughton in Northamptonshire

Motorists urged to avoid minor roads in Northamptonshire

Motorists urged to avoid minor roads and appeal for help with road-clearing effort POLICE are urging motorists to avoid the county’s minor roads because of the adverse weather conditions. Fallen trees have resulted in a number of road closures across the county. In addition, police are appealing for members of the public who have tree-felling equipment,

By |2017-02-23T16:12:01+00:00February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Draughton News, General News, Maidwell News|

Maidford Road – Repair to potholes 15 February 2017

Maidford Road - Repair to potholes 15 February 2017 Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out urgent repairs to a number of potholes along the above road.  To undertake this work safely will require that the road is closed for one day between 09.15 and 15.00 and is expected to take place on 15th February

By |2017-02-14T09:34:21+00:00February 14th, 2017|Categories: Draughton News|

Spratton Sands Bridge Repairs – Diversion for six weeks

Spratton Sands Bridge Repairs - Diversion for six weeks.   There will be a full 24-hour a day road closure in place for 6 weeks, in both directions on the A5199 Welford Road.   The road closure and diversion signage was put in place from midnight 23 January. The diversion route can be viewed at roadworks.org (zoom in so that

By |2017-01-31T15:49:40+00:00January 31st, 2017|Categories: Draughton News, General News, Maidwell News|

Advice on vehicle crime from Daventry District Command

Advice on vehicle crime from Sam Dobbs, Daventry District Command. "Dear Daventry District Resident Only yesterday, I was catching up on the Community Safety Partnership’s December report on Daventry crime. There was a bitter/sweet message that whilst thefts from vehicle had increased, the majority of that increase has been outside Daventry District which has seen

By |2017-01-09T11:50:25+00:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: Draughton News, General News, Maidwell News|

Consultations being run by Northants CC

There are a few Consultations being run by Northants County Council. If you wish to take part - follow the links. Children's Centre Services Consultation - open till 2nd February 2017 - here   Draft Budget and Council Plan Consultation 2017-18 - open till 24 January 2017 - here   Reconfiguration and recommissioning of services

By |2016-12-23T11:14:50+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Draughton News, General News, Maidwell News, Parish Council News|

Weedon Road Smart Corridor update

Weedon Road Smart Corridor update - The main construction phase of a Northamptonshire County Council project, designed to improve commuter journeys along a major Northampton transport route, is set to start in the New Year. The St James Square area has been chosen as the first of three routes in Northampton to be upgraded to

By |2016-12-23T11:05:15+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Draughton News, General News, Maidwell News|

Rural Crime Message – Non-dwelling burglaries

Rural Crime Message - Non-dwelling burglaries - the highest seen this year. Policing Message from Sgt Sam Dobbs ..... "Further to my Christmas message sent out last week, I now report to local communities that since then, Daventry District suffered 17 non-dwelling burglaries – the highest we’ve seen this year. These crimes, targeting sheds, garages

By |2018-01-12T10:53:10+00:00December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Draughton News, General News, Maidwell News, Parish Council News|

Daventry Calling Magazine – Winter 2016

Daventry Calling Magazine - Winter 2016 is now available to read online here The paper edition is also being distributed to households district-wide between now and Sunday, December 18. If Daventry Calling is not being delivered, report it to the Media and Communications Team at Daventry District Council (news@daventrydc.gov.uk) by emailing your address (including house number, street

By |2016-12-13T14:09:11+00:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Draughton News, General News, Maidwell News, Parish Council News|
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