Latest Updates

walk-staunch

Titchmarsh Boundary Walk

For hundreds of years villages, the residents of our local area, including Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and the Fens have been Beating the Bounds to map out the Parish Boundary limits of a village. This is a tradition that has mostly died out, but was re-instated in Titchmarsh 30 years ago. This year’s Boundary walk marks that…
kitchener

Please Submit an Objection

We hate to keep banging on about it but this is incredibly important. There are only a few days left for you to submit your objection to the massive proposed warehouse development on the Castle Manor farm site. The deadline is Saturday 12th March. We can win this but numbers are important and we need…
Woman,Making,Her,Hands,In,Heart,Shape,On,A,White

Please Support the Campaign

Support for the work of STAUNCH to date has been remarkable but if we are to continue to effectively challenge the decimation of our countryside, preserve the environmental integrity of the Upper Nene Valley and protect the community interests of its villages from inappropriate, unsustainable over commercialisation, we desperately need your help. To that end,…
objection

STAUNCH Bulletin and Updated Objection Guidance

The Castle Manor Farm development is not a done deal! Your views are important and will count. Submit your objections to the Castle Manor Farm Development by the 12th March In our last Bulletin, we provided some advice as to how residents may wish to approach letters of objection against the planning application for warehouse…
vote-hands[1]

Titchmarsh Parish Council Votes to Oppose Castle Manor Farm Development

Titchmarsh Parish Council has voted unanimously to oppose the proposed industrial development at Castle Manor Farm. At an extraordinary meeting of the council, held on Wednesday, March 2nd, several people spoke during public open time about the massive impact such a development would have. Around 60 villagers were in attendance to hear the discussion. They…
indicative-emerging-proposals

IM Properties Post Draft Masterplans for Glebe Land

IM Properties, the developers behind the proposed Glebe Land development, have posted their draft masterplans for the site. They claim they have been developed to meet the needs of business and deliver on our commitment to sustainability, being sensitive to the local area, and providing benefits for the local community. The masterplan – which includes…
Co2,Carbon,Neutral,Concept,Against,An,Advertising,Billboard,Immersed,In

North Northamptonshire Council commits to carbon neutral 2030 goal

They’ve committed to the date just over six months after voting against a bid to do so North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) has committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2030 – just over six months after voting against a bid to do so. The Conservative-run authority has today (Monday) announced its target date for net zero emissions,…
castlmanorfarm

Castle Manor Farm Planning Objection Guidance

Please note this advice was recently updated. Click here to read the up-to-date article. To assist you in identifying the key areas for objection, STAUNCH are currently undertaking a full review of the application. This will take some time, but at the conclusion, we will provide you with some advice that we hope will be…