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STAUNCH at the Thurning Feast

After an absence of three years the Thurning Feast made a welcome return to the local calendar on Monday 25th July. The event had been postponed several times due to the Covid outbreak putting the future of Feast in some doubt. So it was with no little excitement that people turned out in large numbers…
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STAUNCH Holding Plan Objections for Glebe Land

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE CAMPAIGN GROUP STAUNCH’S FORMAL OBJECTIONS AND REASONS FOR REFUSAL IN RESPECT OF PLANNING APPLICATION NE/22/00698/OUT LAND ADJACENT TO HALDENS PARKWAY, THRAPSTON. THE SITE IS KNOWN LOCALLY AS THE GLEBE LAND (RECTORY FARM) AND IS OFF THE A605 TO THE EAST OF THRAPSTON WITHIN THE PARISH OF TITCHMARSH. This site is not…
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Glebe Land Objections – Closing Date 1st July

The STAUNCH Campaign have posted their official objection to the Castle Manor Farm development project put forward by Newlands Properties earlier this year. The documents are listed below. These will give the community a crucial insight into which particular issues are of the greatest concern. As expected, a planning application for the Glebe Land site…
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Better Together – Passing On The Baton To Protect The Nene Valley

The Northamptonshire campaign group STAUNCH (Save Titchmarsh, Thrapston and Upper Nene Valley Countryside and Habitat) is delighted to announce that it has now partnered with the Nene Valley Association (NVA) to deliver our campaign against inappropriate, disproportionate, and unsustainable developments in the Upper Nene Valley. At the present time, there are plans under consideration by…
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Glebe Land Update – Parish Meeting and Objections

As I am sure you will be aware, IM Properties recently submitted their official hybrid planning application for the Glebe Land site. The project, now called “Thrapston Business Park”, will be devastating – not just for our local community but also for the environment and local wildlife. It has also just got a lot bigger.…
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Northants Telegraph Reports on Glebe Land Plans

Plans submitted for huge business park between Thrapston and Titchmarsh The site is on church-owned land Campaigners in an east Northants village are ready to oppose a planning application that has been submitted to North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) for a 120-acre business park near their homes. Planning permission is being sought for glebe land to…
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STAUNCH T-Shirts now available

The super smart STAUNCH Campaign T-shirts have just arrived! You can orders your now for a small donation of at least £6 by using the button below. If you’re coming on Sunday’s Boundary Walk then it would be a shame not to ware one – especially for any publicity shots! Grab yours now! Speaking of…
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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…