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

Bus Service Changes

With effect from Sunday 6th January 2019 service X10/10 will no longer serve West Hunsbury. Service 2 will run between Rectory Farm and Northampton Town Centre so passengers for Camp Hill and Briar Hill should change or catch Service 3 in the Town Centre. The former Service 3 is withdrawn from 6th January and a new Service 3 will run from Northampton Town Centre via Briar Hill and Camp Hill Dayrell... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:10 by Alison Benson

Tags: Community

M1 Scheduled overnight closures

The following closures have been notified and diversions will be signed:

4th-6th December 9pm-6am Full closure M1 junction 15 to 14 Southbound.

7th-9th December 10pm-5am Full closure of M1 junction 14 to 15 Northbound.

7th-9th January 9pm-6am Full closure of M1 junction 15a to 14 Southbound.

10th-12th January 10pm-5am Full closure of M1 junction 14 to 15 Northbound.

14th-16th January 9pm-6am Full closure... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 12:27 by Alison Benson

Tags: News


The County Council is to receive some extra money from Central Government for potholes. This will be spent on the roads which receive the most complaints. Please report all potholes to Street Doctor using this link http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/…/Stre…/Pages/Step1.aspx…

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:42 by Alison Benson

Tags: 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

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