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Recent Flooding Around Titchmarsh

The following images and footage were taken by residents and others concerned about the dramatic flooding in and around the village of Titchmarsh in January 2024. Much of the flooding occurred in the lower part of the village known as Polopit. This area is directly behind and below the proposed building plateau of the Castle…
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The “Save Weekley Hall Wood” Campaign Wins!

For many years the Save Weekley Hall Wood Campaign has battled to stop developers building warehousing on a beloved wood and wildflower meadow near Kettering. Literally thousands of people were opposed to the development – their petition attracting over 23,000 signatures. However, this was always going to be a David vs Goliath battle. The land is owned…
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Wow!! What an amazing night the Fashion Show was!

SOS Charity Fashion Show organisers arrived calm and collected, despite being stuck in a traffic jam on the A14 with only 15minutes to set up before doors opened! We had 9 amazing volunteer models who did a wonderful job. There was a range of fashion brands to suit all pockets at discount prices, fantastic raffle…
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Fundraising Fashion Show & Shopping Event

On Thursday 26th October the STAUNCH Fund-Raising Committee will be holding its next Fund-Raising event. We are holding a Fashion Show in the Clubroom. Doors open at 7pm for the start of the show at 7.30pm. It will be a fun night with lots of bargains to be had from High Street brands. Refreshments will…
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Wood Lodge Solar Farm Holding Objection

STAUNCH have just published their holding objection to the proposed Wood Lodge Solar Farm. Much of the site is located within Titchmarsh Parish – running parallel to the A14. STAUNCH fully support renewable energy. However, it is important that all such schemes should be considered on the basis that they appropriate and proportionate for the…
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Site Walk Of Proposed Building Developments

STAUNCH are holding another site walk of the proposed massive warehouse developments on the edge of Titchmarsh. The sheer scale of the twin sites is vast – covering 355 acres of perfectly good arable fields. The best way to appreciate the size of the farm land we will lose is to visit the sites with…
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STAUNCH Campaign on the BBC

Villagers Kevin Shapland and Sharon Cole appeared on the BBC on Wednesday to press home the STAUNCH Campaign’s ongoing opposition to the proposed warehouse developments on the edge of Titchmarsh. Link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-66100710 Sharon Cole, secretary of STAUNCH, said Northamptonshire was becoming “the county of sheds” with the increase in warehousing. “My concerns are that they are…
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Titchmarsh Open Garden Event

The STAUNCH Fund-Raising Team are working hard putting together a calendar of events to help raise funds for the expected appeals for both Newlands and IM properties planning applications for warehouses between Titchmarsh and Thrapston. Our next big event is: Titchmarsh Open Gardens Titchmarsh, near Thrapston, NorthamptonshireSunday 18th June 2023        11.00am to 4.00p 10 gardens…