Thank you to everyone who attended our Residents Forum last night and thank you to Pandora from Age UK Northamptonshire for coming along sharing information about the work that Age UK Northamptonshire do. This includes a handy person service, gardening service, day centre's, money management advice and toenail cutting. Charges are made for many of these services, but anyone coming into your home will... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Aug 2023 09:54 by Kate Houlihan
In their report the LGBCE wrote "We received several submissions about the name of this ward. Far Cotton & Delapre Community Council and many residents wanted Far Cotton included in the name of the ward on community identity grounds. The Community Council and residents who wrote in, suggested Far Cotton, Delapre & Briar Hill. The Community Council said it had shared this name on its Facebook... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Aug 2023 10:50 by Kate Houlihan
Working with our partners we hope to make improvements to the Recreation Ground, especially the children's play area. We have already worked with children at Delapre Primary School and Queen Eleanor Primary Academy to get their feedback, We will try to incorporate as many of their brilliant ideas as we can! But we need views from the whole community, please use this link to complete our short survey... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 Apr 2023 10:32 by Kate Houlihan
The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6th May
We are keen to hear from groups/organisations in Far Cotton and Delapre that are
looking to celebrate the Coronation. The community council is making funding
available of up to £100 to support groups that want to celebrate the occasion.
The grant could fund things such as a tea party, social event, exhibition... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Mar 2023 10:35 by Kate Houlihan
Far Cotton and Delapre Community Council have sent their response to application WNN/2023/0027 to West Northamptonshire Council. FCDCC objected to this application on the grounds of:
- Inadequate access to the site-Ransome Road is unsuitable for the volume of traffic proposed.
- FCDCC would like to see any comments that Northamptonshire Highways have.
- The development is on the flood plain and this council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2023 15:29 by Kate Houlihan
Far Cotton and Delapre Community Council has a vacancy for a Community Councillor.
To find out what's involved go to the National Association of Local Councils (NALC) website, there's lots of useful information including profiles of community and parish councillors.
You can also find out more in The Good Councillor Guide https://www.northantscalc.com/uploads/the-good-councillors-guide-2018-18.pdf. which... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Feb 2023 16:50 by Kate Houlihan
As many of you will have seen in our summer newsletter, delivered to every household in Far Cotton and Delapre, West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) are working in partnership with Delapre Abbey Preservation Trust (DAPT) to deliver DAPT's regeneration vision of the 19th Century Stables and associated buildings, of which Delapre Lodge is one.
The proposed use of the Lodge by Far Cotton and Delapre Community... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 10:59 by Kate Houlihan
Following the resignation of Cllr Pittam. A casual vacancy has arisen for a parish councillor for Far Cotton and Delapre Community Council. Full details can be found in the attached vacancy notice.
We would like to thank Cllr Pittam for his contribution to the council, which has been of huge benefit to the council and community. The council will be continuing the work that Jonathan championed to promote... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 12:38 by Kate Houlihan
Our thoughts are with the Royal Family following news that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, has passed.
We will keep our website updated with details of how you can access books of condolence, both physical and online, as soon as that information is available. We will also post updates on our website on local services and events to mark Her Majesty's passing.
Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 07:00 by Kate Houlihan