Croughton Parish Council

Serving the people of Croughton

Clerk: Mrs Ann Le Druillenec
Croughton Village Hall
Wheelers Rise, Croughton
Northamptonshire NN13 5ND

Tel: 01869 819905

Latest News

Community Speed Watch 2019:

Volunteers are once again warmly invited to take part in Community Speed Watch next year. We do not yet know the schedule for Croughton but if you would like to indicate your interest in this road safety campaign please contact Bill Morris, the Co-Ordinator. Bill can be contacted on 07913 679620 or via email Billmorris748@gmail.com

Posted: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:00 by Trevor Davies

Tags: highways, Traffic Calming

Traffic Data:

Data collected between January 2012, when reporting began, and August 2018, the most recent download, shows that the volume of traffic entering the village from both Blenheim and Park End has increased significantly. In August this year, when the Farthinghoe Road was closed, the average increase in vehicles over the previous August was 6%. This equates to an additional 4,739 vehicles travelling eastbound... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:59 by Trevor Davies

Tags: Traffic Calming, highways

Government Reform:

Principal Councils are working on the assumption that the Government will approve the proposal to create a new unitary authority for West Northants (and with it abolish South Northants, Daventry District, Northampton Borough and Northamptonshire County Councils) and that there will be a smooth launch of the new Council in April 2020. There may be an impact on the scheduled parish elections next year... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:58 by Trevor Davies

Tags: Administration

Budget 2019/2020

It is likely that the stringent budgetary controls imposed on the County Council and the likelihood of further cuts to highway services may have an impact on parish council budgets. For the first time, for example, Croughton will need to include a budget to replenish the grit in the Portway salt bin that it has recently accepted responsibility to maintain. The Parish Council will begin the budget setting... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:57 by Trevor Davies

Tags: Budget, finance

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