Silverstone Parish Council

Serving the people of Silverstone

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

Tel: 01327 353622

Latest News

Planning Rejection by SNC

The Planning committee at South Northants Council have today rejected an application for a 30 house development in Church Street.

The formal report from SNC states:

Plans to build 30 new homes in Silverstone refused

Proposals to build 30 new homes and an access road in Silverstone have been refused by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).

At a meeting of SNC's Planning Committee on Thursday, 15 December,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:26 by James Laband

Tags: Planning

Update your accommodation details

If you would like to add a picture to your accommodation listing please email one to us for inclusion.

Posted: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 11:29 by James Laband

Tags: Accommodation

Silverstone Woodlands Volunteer Group

Brian Pollard is the new Recreation Ranger based at Salcey Forest and is trying attract new volunteers to the Silverstone Woodlands Volunteer Group, which has been helping us improve our woodlands in the area. We are currently working on two woodland management projects, and are likely to add to this in the future. We try to ensure our volunteers gain from their volunteering experiences by learning... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 10:16 by Peter Byng

Tags: Volunteer Groups

SRA Redevelopment Cost estimated at £2.25M

At the meeting of the Parish Council today, a report was delivered about the proposed refurbishment or replacement of the SRA building. According to the quantity surveyor engaged to estimate the cost of redeveloping the SRA building, the total cost of building to the initial plan that has been on show in the building for some time would be in the region of £2,250,000, the joint enhancement group... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 22:39 by Peter Byng

Tags: SRA, Parish Council

Over 200 attend Parish Plan Exhibition

Over 200 attend Parish Plan Exhibition

The official count of those who attended the Parish Plan exhibition in the Church Rooms on Friday and Saturday, 2nd and 3rd December was 222. Those who attended generally stayed quite a long time looking at the various display boards, writing out their comments and getting in discussion with members of the drafting team and others. At a rough guess, the average time spent would have been about three... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 03 Dec 2016 21:24 by Peter Byng

Tags: Parish Plan, Planning, Parish Council, News

Future of current School sites under consideration

Northamptonshire County Council is planning for the future of the existing sires of the Junior and Infant schools in the village and has appointed consultants to consider the options.
An informal information meeting was held with available Parish Councillors last month. At this, those present were informed that the initial idea is that NCC is wanting to retain the two original buildings (not the newer... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:27 by Peter Byng

Tags: Planning, Education

December News & Views

Now available on line

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:01 by Peter Byng

Tags: News

Church Street 20mph limit request refused again

The speed limit appeal panel has again rejected the Parish Council's request for a 20mph limit for the built up part of Church Street and especially the double bend.

Quoting from the refusal letter - "Taking everthirg into acount (the panel) hold the view that the current posted speed limit remains apropriate forthis secfion of road and its surrounding environment."

Posted: Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:54 by Peter Byng

Tags: Road Safety

Village School opening delayed

Silverstone CE Primary School

Our new school building has really started to take shape in recent weeks. Unfortunately the project is behind schedule by several weeks and the expected completion date is around March 2017. Silverstone CE Primary will be moving into the new building during the summer term. Although a date is to be finalised with Northants County Council, it is likely to coincide with the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 11:06 by Peter Byng

Tags: Education

Parish Council objects to Church Street Planning Application

At a crowded Parish Council meeting which was attended by over 50 local residents, several of whom chose to express their opinions during the public voice time set aside at the start of the meeting, the Parish Council members voted nem. con. to object to the outline planning application for 30 houses on land opposite the playing field in Church Street.

The full reasons given are shown below.

The Council... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:03 by Peter Byng

Tags: Parish Council

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