West Hunsbury Parish Council

Serving the people of West Hunsbury

West Hunsbury Parish Council

Clerk: Mrs Fiona Young
32 Holdenby Road, Spratton
Northamptonshire NN6 8JD

Tel: 07729 608062

  • Lake in Ladybridge Park

  • Welcome to West Hunsbury

    Welcome to West Hunsbury

  • Green Lane, Hunsbury Hill Road

    Green Lane, Hunsbury Hill Road

  • Remembrance Display 2022

    Remembrance Display 2022

    Remembrance Display 2022

West Hunsbury Parish Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make West Hunsbury a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and information for all. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us

Our parish clerk, Fiona, is available on the contact details above, please note that our mobile phone is monitored between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday but as our Clerk works part time there is an answerphone available outside her usual working hours.

Transport Services

We understand that our residents are very concerned about the changes to the local bus service, there are a couple of alternative transport providers that maybe able to offer a solution to some. Please find below for links to their websites -

Door to Door Service | Voluntary Impact Northampton

Free Bus Services by Ability - ABILITY Northants cic (abilitycic.org.uk)

Latest News

Communities invited to plant trees in memory of Queen Elizabeth II

Now that the leaves are falling and the colder weather is drawing in, planting season is upon us. People across West Northamptonshire are being urged to plant trees in memory of honour Her Late Majesty, the Queen II, 1926 – 2022.

Following the wishes of His Majesty The King, The Queen's Green Canopy (QGC) initiative has been extended to the end of March 2023 to enable people across the country the opportunity to plant trees in memory and to honour the late Queen Elizabeth II. More »

West Northamptonshire Council is proud to continue to support this initiative and are inviting our communities to join this programme.

Cllr Pinder Chauhan, who is leading on the Queen's Green Canopy for West Northamptonshire Council, said: "The Queen's Green Canopy programme is an important initiative which provides people with the opportunity to honour the great contribution to our nation by Queen Elizabeth II and plant a tree in her memory.

"Planting trees supports our natural environment for residents and visitors to enjoys, and supports key aims within our council's new Corporate Plan as we work towards making West Northamptonshire a greener and cleaner place to live, with thriving towns and villages.

"We would like to thank everyone who has supported this initiative so far and would encourage communities to participate in this opportunity to share their memories of the Queen."

Planting season takes place from now until March 2023.Schools, community groups and clubs are eligible to apply for free saplings from The Woodland Trust, available on a first come first served basis. Find out more and apply by visiting The Woodland Trust.

Two trees that were included in the Queen's Green Canopy 'Tree of Trees' have been gifted to Brackley Wolf Cub Pack (5th Brackley Scout Group) and Northamptonshire Music & Performing Arts Trust.

The trees, two of 350 that formed a sculpture outside Buckingham Palace during the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, were gifted as a 'thank you' for all the valuable and tireless work that volunteers and individuals undertake for the benefit of their communities.

Vice Lord-Lieutenant, Morcea Walker MBE represented the Lord-Lieutenant at the gifting ceremony to Brackley Wolf Club Pack on Sunday, 27 November.

Scout Leader, Anna Mezciems, planted the trees in attendance of Paul Parson, Chairman of QGC for Northamptonshire, Cllr Paul Wiltshire, Brackley Town Mayor and Cllrs Bernie Tiller and Sue Sharp, both councillors from Brackley, Bim Prentice (Group Scout Leader), Clive Morse (Chair) and the Cub Scouts themselves.

The tree is added to those already planted by 5th Brackley Wolves Cub pack who planted trees in early 2020 as part of their Community Impact Badge.

The cubs have enjoyed planting and want to be able to show their children in the future. It also ties in with 5th Brackley Scouts' Platinum Jubilee in September 2023.

The Lord-Lieutenant, James Saunders Watson, said: "I am delighted that Brackley Wolf Cub Pack (5th Brackley Scout Group) have been selected to receive a Tree from the 'Tree of Trees', which form part of the legacy of the celebration of Her Late Majesty's Platinum Jubilee."

A further gifting ceremony is being planned with Northamptonshire Music & Performing Arts Trust.

Have you already planted a tree? Make sure that you register this on the Queen's Green Canopy website to ensure that this is displayed on the interactive map for West Northamptonshire. You can do this by visiting Queen's Green Canopy.

For more information and how to get involved visit Queen's Green Canopy.

See the planting advice video from former Northamptonshire High Sheriff, Paul Parsons.

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Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 09:44 by Fiona Young

Age UK Northants - latest magazine

The latest magazine from Age UK Northants is now available via this link - click here

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:04 by Fiona Young

Alternative transport services

For those residents who are struggling now that the Stagecoach bus services have been reduced, there are some alternative transport providers in Northampton. I will provide some details below including contact information and I will also add the info onto our A-Z of services page.

Northampton Door to Door - Door to Door Service | Voluntary Impact Northampton

This service launched in 1997 to provide transport for residents in the Borough of Northampton who cannot access public transport, be it through impaired mobility or reason of disability. Our service enables otherwise housebound residents to enjoy freedom and independence in their daily lives. Please click on the link above for more information. More »

Ability Bus Service - Bus Service - Local Free Travel with ABILITY Northants cic (abilitycic.org.uk)

Ability Bus Service provide an on demand bus service in many areas throughout the county including West Hunsbury. The service is free to holders of a concessionary bus passes. Please click on the link above for more information. » Less

Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2022 13:48 by Fiona Young