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

6 week Parish Plan Consultation Period open

South Northants Council has now opened the consultation plan for the deposited Silverstone Parish Plan and Design Statement. 63 organisations have been invited to comment on the plan, including representatives of fevelopers as well as various statutory bodies. It is also open to anyone else, especially any residents, to comment on this. The document can be seen by clicking on the link below.

Note that... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:07 by Peter Byng

Tags: Parish Council, News, Parish Plan, Planning

Neighbourhood Plan - first legal step taken.

Application for the designation of Silverstone Parish as a Neighbourhood Area has today been delivered by the Clerk to the Parish Council by hand to SNC's Lead Planning Policy Officer at The Forum in Towcester.

Posted: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:37 by Peter Byng

Tags: Parish Council, News, Neighbourhood Plan

Neighbourhood Plan volunteers sought

At last night's meeting, Silverstone Parish Council voted to set up a working group to take forward the Parish Plan and to develop this into a full Neighbourhood Plan. To this end, it seeks volunteers with relevant experience or expertise in areas such as architecture, planning, surveying, statistics, project management, and local knowledge/interest either to be members of the full working group or... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:47 by Peter Byng

Tags: Neighbourhood Plan, Parish Council, Volunteer Opportunity, News

Vote in favour of Neighbourhood Planning

At its meeting this evening, Silverstone Parish Council passed the following proposals to set in motion the formation of a Neighbourhood Plan working group to start the process of the formulation of a Neighbourhood Plan. The motions passed were:

1. That Silverstone Parish Council registers as a Neighbourhood Area with South Northamptonshire Council.

2. That Silverstone Parish Council establishes a working... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:34 by Peter Byng

Tags: Parish Council, Planning

Superfast Broadband update

Latest update on progress in the county

Posted: Wed, 01 Feb 2017 19:30 by Peter Byng

Tags: News

February 2017 News & Views available on line

Click on link to read

Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2017 06:00 by Peter Byng

Tags: Newsletters

Horse riding to be banned completely in Hazelborough Woods

Horse riding will not be permitted in the wood as of 20th February 2017. Despite requests for riders to stay on hard tracks, many have not done so and caused damage to grassy rides, which harms the ecology of the woods and makes the rides difficult to walk on.

Forestry Commission's Forester explains:

Dear Silverstone Parish Council,
We have recently taken a decision to remove the right for horse riders... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 16:50 by Peter Byng

Tags: Forest, News

Grand Prix - future position clarified

The British Racing Drivers' Club (BRDC) owners of Silverstone Motor Racing Circuit wishes to make clear that recent press reports suggesting that talks have been unsuccessful and that the British Grand Prix will definitely be dropped after 2019 are speculative and wrong.

According to John Grant, Chairman of the BRDC, "Our objective is to preserve the British Grand Prix at Silverstone for many years... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:59 by Peter Byng

Tags: News, Silverstone Circuit

Work to begin on new gateway to Towcester

The expansion of Towcester will start on Monday, 6 February with the construction of a new A5 roundabout immediately south of the town.

The roundabout will provide access to the first phase of the Towcester Sustainable Urban Extension (SUE), and create a new gateway feature for the town in front of the Grade I listed Chain Lodge entrance to Towcester Racecourse.

There is outline planning permission for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 12:52 by James Laband

Tags: Highways

Parish Plan - Updated version

Following the public consultation exercise last month, the Parish Plan and Design Statement has been updated to take into account the views of respondents. It is this updated version that is being submitted for consideration and approval by South Northamptonshire Council.

Posted: Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:08 by Peter Byng

Tags: News, Parish Plan

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