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Summer reading challenge

Every year Northamptonshire Libraries deliver the Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges children to read 6 books during the summer holidays. It has been proven that children who don’t continue reading during the summer have a lower reading age when they return to...

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Great Addington Parish council meeting

Date: 17th July 2020 Members of the public and press are invited to attend, the Meeting of Great Addington Parish Council to be held via Zoom on Wednesday 22nd July, joining instructions are listed below. Zoom...

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Would you like a Neighbourhood Watch scheme

Last week was Neighbourhood Watch Week and prompted by this the Parish Council thought it would be a good idea to ask the residents whether they would like to see this scheme resurected once again. Today the Neighbourhood Watch schemes are more than just crime...

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Great Addington Parish Council meeting June 17 2020

Due to the ongoing Covid 19 situation, the next meeting of Great Addington Parish Council is to be held virtually via Zoom on Wednesday 17th June 2020 at 7.45 p.m. members of the public are welcome to attend, log on details can be found below. For the full details of...

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Annual Meeting of Great Addington Parish Council

GREAT ADDINGTON PARISH COUNCILThursday 21 May 2020To members of the publicYou are hereby invited to attend the Annual Meeting of Great Addington Parish Council to be held virtually via Zoomon Wednesday 27 May 2020 at 7:45 pm. For joining instructions and agenda please...

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Annual Parish Meeting of Electors

Due to the ongoing difficulty in hosting public meetings due to Covid-19 the Annual Parish Meeting of Electors will be postponed until 2021. The Outgoing Chairman has provided a report which is available to read...

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Help decorate our phone box to show our support for the NHS

As the village now owns the phone box we thought it might be nice in these difficult times to show our support for the NHS by decorating the window panels of the phone box with rainbows painted by our residents and their children. Each panel is 360mm x 170mm so if you...

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Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting

GREAT ADDINGTON PARISH COUNCIL Friday 1 May 2020 To members of the public You are hereby invited to attend an extraordinary meeting of Great Addington Parish Council to be held via Zoom Topic: Extra Ordinary Parish Council Meeting Time: May 4, 2020 07:45 PM London...

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PARISH of ……….GREAT ADDINGTON……….. NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that ELIZABETH PALMER

Formerly a member of the above Parish Council has ceased to be a member and that a casual vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for the said Parish.On receipt of a request in writing from any ten local government electors for the said Parish an election to fill...

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PARISH of ……….GREAT ADDINGTON……….. NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that HARRY MAYES

PARISH of ……….GREAT ADDINGTON………..NOTICE OF VACANCYIN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLORNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the LocalGovernment Act 1972 thatHARRY MAYES Formerly a member of the above Parish Council has ceased to be a member and that a...

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PARISH of ……….GREAT ADDINGTON……….. NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 that NICHOLAS PALMER

PARISH of ……….GREAT ADDINGTON………..NOTICE OF VACANCYIN THE OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLORNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 87(2) of the LocalGovernment Act 1972 thatNICHOLAS PALMER Formerly a member of the above Parish Council has ceased to be a member and that a...

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Warning

There has been a series of thefts of garden equipment and ornaments in LA recently. Today a youth knocked on a door in Manor Close Great Addington and asked to retrieve a frisbee from the rear garden - there was no frisbee. Another resident of Manor Close reports that...

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Transparency Code

The Transparency Code came into force in April 2015 and applies to all parish councils with a turnover below £25,000. The Transparency Code requires the publication of certain information on councils’ websites no later than 1 July in the year immediately following the...

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Northamptonshire County Council Public Consultations

Northamptonshire County Council is inviting local residents to ‘have their say’ this month on commissioning consultations relating to support for the Voluntary and Community Sector and the services of Healthwatch Northamptonshire, both from 2018 to 2021. The Council...

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County Council Elections Thu. 4th May 2017

Don't forget to vote in the County Council elections being held on Thursday 4th May. You need to be a registered voter and if not already registered you must do that by Thursday 13th April  - see www.gov.uk/register-to-vote to find out how. Nominations for candidates...

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2017 Litter Pick

The Council would like to thank all those who helped to pick litter from the roadside last Thursday. The quantity we gathered was less than in previous years, so perhaps the message that we prefer it "clean and tidy" is getting through. We also thank Corby Borough...

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Women’s Cycle Race to Pass Through GA

The Biggest Women’s Cycling Race in the world will pass through Great Addington on 7th June this year around lunchtime. It will be first leg of this year’s race which will start in Daventry between 10:30-11 and finish in Kettering between 2-3pm. The highlights of the...

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Contract for Streetlight Refurb. Awarded

Faced with a 50% increase in energy costs and an ageing stock of street lighting units using hazardous materials GAPC have decided to upgrade all the lights in the village to LED units. Twenty five of the twenty six street lamps will be replaced - the exception being...

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Great Addington public phone box consultation

BT are proposing to remove 29 low volume payphones within the district and one which has been identified for removal lies within our parish. The payphone in Great Addington has made 2 calls in the last twelve months is located in Main Street Great Addington, ENC would...

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Woodford Road Closures

Dear All Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out carriageway patching works on the above roads between the 30mph speed limit signs. To undertake these works safely will require that the road is closed for one day on the 17th October between 09.15 and...

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Do We Need All Our Streetlights?

The Parish Council is considering changing the streetlights from the current sodium and mercury units to low energy LED's.  A rural community such as Great Addington is not expected to illuminate every square metre of pavement, but when walking in the village...

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Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Following the resignation of one of our Councillors there is a vacancy on the Parish Council. Over the next few days East Northants District Council will initiate a process to determine whether an election is needed, or if the vacancy can be filled by co-option. If...

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East Northamptonshire Council Residents’ Survey for 2016

East Northamptonshire Council invites you to participate in its Residents’ Survey for 2016.  We would be grateful if you could take about 10 minutes to give us your views on various aspects of the council’s work and provide information which will help future projects....

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Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Following the resignation of one of our Councillors there is a vacancy on the Parish Council. Over the next few days East Northants District Council will determine whether an election is needed, or if the vacancy can be filled by co-option. If you are interested in...

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Annual Parish Meeting Wed. 18th May, 2016

GREAT ADDINGTON ANNUAL PARISH MEETING   To electors of Great Addington and members of the public You are hereby invited to the Great Addington Annual Parish Meeting of Electors to be held in the Memorial Hall, Woodford Road, Great Addington on Wednesday 18 May 2016...

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Thank you.

The Council thank all those who gave their time on Wednesday to tidy the village. We had the highest ever turnout for this annual springclean. Twenty five volunteers aged 7 to 70+ collected 20 bags of litter from footways, verges and hedgerows. Thank you to Holly for...

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Village Spring Clean

The Parish Council hold a Spring Clean event in April each year to rid the verges, hedgerows and footways within the village of litter. This year we are linking with a national initiative ‘Clean for the Queen’ Operation Spring Clean 2016 will be based at The Hare and...

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Parish Council – Saints Alive update February 2016

Great Addington Parish Council  ‘Clean for the Queen’ - Operation Spring Clean 2016 The Council is once again asking for help with Operation Spring Clean and this year it will be held on Wednesday 13th April 2016 from 6:00 pm. to 7:30 pm. The theme will be ‘Clean for...

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New Parish Councilor

The Council is pleased to welcome a new Councilor, Mrs Liz Palmer. A vacancy arose through the resignation of Chanelle Wilkinson and following proper consultation East Northants District Council confirmed that a by-election was not required. Liz, who is also Acting...

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Great Addington PC – Feb Saints Alive

Precept for 2016/17 The Council’s budget for 2016/17 was finalised at the December 2015 meeting and the precept was set at £8,614 which is the same level as last year. Please contact the Clerk if you would like more information, including a full breakdown of the...

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East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) has teamed up with leading collective switching expert, iChoosr, to take part in the Big Community Switch in a bid to help you get a better deal on your gas and electricity.

There’s still time to switch, save and smile   Home owners and tenants have until 1 February to save money on their energy bills with the latest collective switching scheme.   East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) has teamed up with leading collective...

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Memorial Hall Charity Calendar on sale now

The Memorial Hall charity calendar is now on sale. This year the theme is "Events around The Addingtons" and at a cost of £10 is a great stocking filler for Christmas. All proceeds from the sale of the calendar will be used for the upkeep of the hall and any...

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November update for Saints Alive

Great Addington Parish Council   Proposed cold store unit at Kettering energy Park, Burton Wold The Council held an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday 10th November 2015 to consider its response to KET/2015/0811 environmental statement scoping opinion application to...

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Superfast goes live

Superfast broadband has gone live in Great Addington and BT are taking orders. Check with your supplier for details

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GAPC Objection to Cold Store plans at Burton Wold KET/2015/0811

As Kettering Borough Council are not publishing all objections the Parish Council felt it would be useful if residents could see what was submitted. Below is the full text of the submission from the clerk. On behalf of Great Addington Parish Council (GAPC) I am...

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Proposed Cold store Kettering Energy Park, Burton Wold Farm

There will be a Parish Council meeting on Tuesday 10th November at 7.00pm. The meeting will be held in the church and is open to the public. The sole agenda item will be "To discuss and prepare comment on Kettering Borough Council planning application KET/2015/0811...

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Great Addington PC – November Saints Alive monthly update

Casual vacancy Notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy has occurred among the members of Great Addington Parish Council. If a poll has not been requested in writing by ten electors prior to Wednesday 11th November 2015, the Council may fill the vacancy by...

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Vacancy for Parish Councillor

Casual vacancy Notice is hereby given that a casual vacancy has occurred among the members of Great Addington Parish Council. If a poll has not been requested in writing by ten electors prior to Wednesday 11th November 2015, the Council may fill the vacancy by...

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Superfast Broadband hopefully arriving in October

After enquiring at Northamptonshire Big Idea, the responsible team for the rural broadband initiative in Northants, below is a copy of the response received back.   BigIdea 24 Sep (13 days ago) to me Good morning As far as we aware Cranford 1 is still anticipated...

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Great Addington Parish Council – Launch of new web site

Dear Resident Earlier this year the council undertook a project to review its communication strategy. Our goal was to improve dialogue between the council and residents and to increase engagement within our parish. If you are wondering why you are getting this email,...

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August update for Saints Alive

Great Addington Parish Council   Amended date of the September meeting Due either to members’ work commitments or family responsibilities, it has been necessary to postpone the September meeting until the following week because it will not be quorate. Please accept...

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Saints Alive – July PC update

Great Addington Parish Council New website greataddingtonpc.co.uk The Council has been working on improving communication and engagement with the community for several months and part of this process has been to develop a new website called greataddingtonpc.co.uk...

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