West Hunsbury Parish Council

Serving the people of West Hunsbury

West Hunsbury Parish Council

Clerk: Mrs Alison Benson
3 Quinton Green Cottages
Quinton, Northampton NN7 2EF

Tel: 07729 608062

Latest News

Foam in Weir Ladybridge Lake

This issue has been reported to the environment agency who are investigating.

Posted: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:07 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

Anti-Social Behaviour Hunsbury Hill Park Car Park

We understand that the level of anti-social behaviour in the car park after dark is getting worse.The Parish Council has therefore ordered a gate to be installed at the entrance. We would very much like to thank the Friends of West Hunsbury Parks who have offered to arrange a rota for locking and unlocking the gate. In order to make the job easier for them if anybody can offer to lock the gate in the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:32 by Alison Benson

Tags: Community

West Hunsbury Police Report for and Community Speedwatch Update

There have been 4 thefts from motor vehicles reported and 2 burglaries during August. Please remember to secure doors and vehicle doors, even when you are in.

Residents are encouraged to look out for one another and to report anything of a suspicious nature via 101 or 999 appropriately. For further crime prevention advice, please visit www.northantspolice.co.uk.

Community Speedwatch was very successful... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:02 by Alison Benson

Tags: Community

Inconsiderate Parking

The Parish Council knows that this is a big concern for many residents in West Hunsbury. We have taken advice from Northamptonshire County Council Highways and this is what they told us: "Unfortunately Northamptonshire County Council no longer considers installing no parking signs or bollards etc. Legally it is not an offence to park a motor vehicle, other than an HGV, on a grass verge unless it causes... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:18 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

Roxhall's Northampton Gateway Consultation

The above proposal will impact on West Hunsbury because of traffic growth and pollution Please register your objections. The direct link to the Inspectorate's website is:


There is also the option to telephone the Planning Inspectorate helpline on 0303 444 5000 quoting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 17:03 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

Alfie Bears Picnic 2018

This years picnic takes place on 21st July 2018 11am - 4pm see here for full details.

As well as welcoming everybody to come along and enjoy the fun whilst raising money for this very important charity the organisers are looking for volunteers to help on the day. If you can offer a few hours please email alfiebearspicnic@gmail.com or telephone Zoe on 07527456725 or Val on 07539378709.

Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2018 15:09 by Alison Benson

Tags: Community

Re-Structure of Local Government in Northamptonshire

Consultation on a re-structure of local government in Northamptonshire has begun, with opportunities for all residents to have their say.

Formal consultation runs until 22 July 2018.

People are encouraged to have their say by going online to complete a questionnaire at www.futurenorthants.co.uk

There they will also find a detailed consultation document that fully explains the proposal.

The Government's... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:37 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

West Hunsbury Grass Verges and Litter Bins

We are getting many complaints from residents regarding the lack of verge cutting and overflowing litter bins in West Hunsbury. The Parish Council has reported these issues to NBC and are chasing them. There is a very new environmental contract in place which will take time to bring everywhere up to the standards expected. It is however important that all issues are reported so that they can be resolved.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:41 by Alison Benson

Tags: News, Community

Veolia and Northampton Borough Council

Veolia ES (UK) Limited has been awarded a ten year environmental services contract by Northampton Borough Council. Worth around £130 million, the contract covers recycling and waste collections, street cleansing and grounds, allotments and cemeteries maintenance services to help the Council meet its environmental objectives. Set to commence on 4th June 2018, Veolia will work in partnership with... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 11:25 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

M1 Upgrade to SMART Motorway Junctions 13 to 16

Work has now started on the above to turn it into an All Lane Running (ALR) Smart Motorway with variable speed limits. Full details can be found here

Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 11:19 by Alison Benson

Tags: News

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