Silverstone Parish Council

Serving the people of Silverstone

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Clerk: Cherie Carruthers
12 The Slade, Silverstone
Northamptonshire NN12 8UH

Tel: 07771933186

Tags: News

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: Neighbourhood Plan, News, Parish Council

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, News, Parish Council, Volunteer Opportunity

Superfast Broadband update

Latest update on progress in the county

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

Tags: News

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

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

Good attendance at Neighbourhood Planning Information Session

The meeting was attended by 30 residents, 7 Councillors, a representative from ACRE and one non villager from Wellingborough.

The advantages and disadvantages of progressing from a Parish Plan and developing a Neighbourhood Plan were discussed in detail, led by Andy d'Arcy, Lead Officer Planning Policy, on behalf of the District Council. Many questions were raised and points discussed, but this was... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:57 by Peter Byng

Tags: News, Parish Council, Planning

Significant industrial planning application submitted

Outline planning application with all matters reserved for 10 no. commercial units (Use class B1) covering approximately 3650 sq metres, and associated car parking. Solar Park, Attenuation pond, Landscape works and Site access at Land North Of Silverstone Fields Farm A43 Oxford Road Towcester.

For details, see South Northants Planning Department - reference S/2017/0018/MAO

Comments may be made via the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:53 by Peter Byng

Tags: News, Planning