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Thrapston Consultation Meeting Postponed

Following the success of the recent STAUNCH public meeting – held in Titchmarsh some weeks before Christmas – a follow-up meeting was due to be held in the Plaza, Thrapston on Friday 14th January. The aim was to brief local residents about how the proposed twin developments will impact the lives of people in Thrapston…
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Kettering will grind to a halt without new A14 junction, MP warns

He’s urged the Government to ensure funding for it is incorporated into an all-important road strategy Kettering will simply grind to a halt unless funding for a new A14 junction is sorted out, the town’s MP has warned. The £40m junction 10A, between Barton Seagrave and Cranford, has been in the pipeline for years as…
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Developers Withdraw Appeal Against Basingstoke Council

Yesterday it was announced that Newlands, the developer of the 4 warehouse complex at Oakdown Farm have withdrawn their appeal. So for now no letter-writing by supporters is necessary. Thanks to those who may have written.  This does mean that the Oakdown Oaks are still safe. Background Approval was given on 7th April 2021 for…
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Support from Tom Pursglove MP

Our local MP, Tom Pursglove has made a statement expressing his concern about proposals for a “significant commercial development …on open green fields”. Tom’s piece to camera can be viewed below. Tom adds: I have been receiving many emails from local residents relating to warehouse proposals near to Thrapston and Titchmarsh. I have been writing…
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Funding of £237,504 to plant over 1000 trees in North Northamptonshire

North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) will receive funding via the Local Authority Treescape Fund for the planting and upkeep of 1040 new trees across the local area up until 2025. NNC has been successful in securing a total of £237,504 of capital funding to be received between financial years 2021/22 through to 2024/25 and the grant…
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DSV underpins plans for IM Properties’ logistics park in Northampton

A new flagship UK headquarters for global transport and logistics company DSV is underpinning plans for a 120-acre logistics and industrial scheme being proposed by developer IM Properties near Thrapston in Northamptonshire. The developer has notified the local community to its plans through a consultation document, which states that it is looking to develop the…