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

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

ELECTIONS 2020

Do you care about WEST HUNSBURY?

Do you want to do something positive
for your community?

Can you think, listen and act locally?

Elections to WEST HUNSBURY PARISH Council will be held
on 7 May 2020*

Why not consider becoming a Councillor?

To find out more please contact our parish clerk, Fiona on clerk@westhunsburyparishcouncil.gov.uk or mobile number 07729608062

More information will be added to this website shortly.

*Applications must be submitted by 8 April 2020

Latest News

Next full council meeting, February 20 2020 Agenda now available.

The next meeting of West Hunsbury Parish Council is on Thursday February 20th, the agenda is now available. Please click on the link below.

Posted: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 11:13 by Fiona Young

An opportunity for young people from your Parish to become a member of Northamptonshire’s OPFCC Youth Commission

The Youth Commission has been set up by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner to ensure that the views of young people are heard, and help change services for the better.

My role is to recruit up to 30 young people from across Northamptonshire to form the 2020 Youth Commission. In addition to those young people who might ordinarily apply, I am eager to encourage young people to apply whose voices might struggle sometimes to be heard. I am also keen to engage with young people who have already had experience of the criminal justice system. And of course I want to make sure we have young people involved from right across Northamptonshire. More »

You can check out information about the commission at http://www.northantspfcc.org.uk/opfcc-youth-commission/ where you will find an information sheet that can be downloaded, and an online application form for young people to complete.

It would be great if you could raise awareness of the opportunity either on your website/social media, or in your email newsletter.

I also have paper copies of the application form that you can give out if you would find that helpful – just let me know and I'll get them over to you.

Feel free to drop me an email with any questions or leave a message on my mobile phone and I will come back to you as soon as I can.

Dale Willis

Youth Commission

Office of the Northamptonshire Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner

( Telephone101 extension 346532 or 03000 111 222 (if out of county) Mob: 0797 602 1611

+ Address East House, FHQ, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ » Less

Posted: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 20:00 by Fiona Young

Subscription now open for garden waste collection service

From today (3 February), residents can subscribe to the garden waste collection service. Garden waste collections in Northampton Borough will become a chargeable service from Monday, 6 April 2020, with the last free garden waste collections scheduled to take place during the weeks beginning 23 and 30 March.

Households wishing to continue with their fortnightly garden waste collection will now need to subscribe to the service and pay an annual fee of £42 per brown bin or £42 for 100 sack labels. Sack collections can be booked online as required. More »

Households with brown bins who sign up to the service will receive a fortnightly garden waste collection, while those using sacks will receive the equivalent of two black sacks collected once a week, across 50 weeks of the year. Residents with larger gardens can purchase subscriptions for more than one bin or for extra black sack labels.

There were over 2,200 responses to the Borough Council's survey, which aimed to gauge how many residents would subscribe to the annual garden waste collection service.

Councillor Jonathan Nunn, leader of Northampton Borough Council, said: "Sometimes councils have to make really difficult decisions, but with government funding reducing year on year, we've found it increasingly challenging to continue delivering a free service, alongside the other statutory services that we offer.

"Councils are not required by law to provide a garden waste collection service and not everyone uses the service, so by charging an annual fee, we can keep the collections going for those who still wish to have them.

"We are very grateful to everyone who took part in the survey, and it's encouraging to see that quite a few respondents already home-compost their garden waste, which is good for our environment.

"This change brings us in line with around 50% of councils nationally which now operate a chargeable garden waste service."

Each household subscribing to the paid-for-service will receive a sticker with a unique reference number to place on their bin or sacks. Subscription to the service is not compulsory, and garden waste can also be disposed of at household waste and recycling centres or composted it at home.

Residents can subscribe to the service at any point in the year, however no reduction will be offered for those subscribing part way through the year and early subscription is recommended to ensure minimal disruption.

A two-week break in the January collections is planned as usual, to allow for the free collection of Christmas trees and additional recycling from the festive season.

Subscribing to the service is easy, just go to www.northampton.gov.uk/gardenwaste Anyone not wishing to use the service can either keep their brown bin for storage or arrange for its collection at www.northampton.gov.uk/gardenwaste » Less

Posted: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 22:04 by Fiona Young