Silverstone Parish Council

Serving the people of Silverstone

Silverstone sign.

Clerk: Mrs Linda Paice
9 Bradden Way, Greens Norton
Towcester, Northamptonshire
NN12 8BY

Tel: 01327 353622

Silverstone Parish Council provides your local services. We strive to make Silverstone a better place to live, work and play. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact us.

Latest News

Support for South Northamptonshire businesses up and running

An online system through which businesses can apply for grants during the Coronavirus emergency, has been launched by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).The grant support scheme is aimed mainly at supporting small businesses which were forced to close by the UK Government.To apply, and to read the Governments FAQs on the scheme, visit - www.southnorthants.gov.uk/COVID-19-business-grants.SNC is set to distribute more than £17 million from the scheme and estimates that over 1,500 businesses could benefit.Cllr Peter Rawlinson, SNC's portfolio holder for finance, performance and governance, said: "We know businesses across the district are feeling the strain and I want them to know we are doing everything we can to support them."A £10,000 grant will be paid by us to all businesses which are in receipt of Small Business Rates Relief or Rural Rate relief.Businesses which are in receipt of the Enhanced Retail Discount for 2020/21 and have a rateable value of up to £15,000 which are not covered by the Small Business Grant Fund, will also receive a grant of £10,000.Retail Leisure and Hospitality business properties with a rateable value of up to £50,999 will receive a grant of £25,000.Businesses will be eligible for a grant on more than one property, providing certain criteria are met. A separate form must be completed for each property that may be eligible for a grant.The application must be completed by the Business Ratepayer and a bank statement dated within the last three months will be required to support the information provided.If the ratepayer is a company or partnership, it should be completed by a company director or one of the partners in the firm.

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:54 by James Laband

''VIRTUAL' PARISH COUNCIL MEETINGS

At this time of coronavirus constraints the Parish Council has to 'meet' in different ways and there will be no availability for members of the public to be physically present.

If you have any issues you wish to be considered by the Council please e mail details to the Clerk on clerk@silverstonevillage.org who will progress them accordingly.

Posted: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 15:05 by Linda Paice

Bin collections continue, but residents asked to double-bag tissues

SNC Press Release.

Core waste and recycling services in South Northamptonshire are continuing as scheduled, but bulky waste collections have been suspended and the Farthinghoe Recycling and Reuse Centre is closed.SNC is also highlighting current Government advice to those with Coronavirus symptoms to separate tissues and cleaning cloths, double-bag them in tied plastic bags, and leave them aside for 72 hours before placing the bags in the black bin.Bin and food caddy collections are unaffected, but until further notice, residents will no longer be able to book the paid-for bulky waste service.The operators of the Farthinghoe centre have taken the decision to close, in-line with Government advice to protect their staff and residents.Northamptonshire County Council has also closed its Household Waste and Recycling Centres, including the centre in Towcester.Cllr Dermot Bambridge, South Northamptonshire Council's portfolio holder for environmental services, said: "I hope everyone will understand that in these difficult times it is necessary to protect members of staff and the public."We would ask people to be patient, it is far from ideal, but please keep hold of any unwanted bulky items until normal service can be resumed and please be mindful of Government advice on how to dispose of personal hygiene items safely."

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 19:03 by James Laband