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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…
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Foxholes Solar Farm Objections

Late last year, Elgin Energy Esco Ltd submitted a planning application to build a solar farm on arable land at Foxholes Farm. The site is approximately one mile east of Titchmarsh along the Roman Road between our village and Clopton. The solar array will occupy 154 acres / 62 hectares of land. STAUNCH would like…
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Titchmarsh Art Exhibition

As I am sure you’ll be aware, Titchmarsh is full of some very talented people! This is particularly true when it comes to artists. We have loads of painters, illustrators, photographers and all sorts of other artisans. Later this month you’ll have a chance to view their work in a special Titchmarsh Art Exhibition. The…
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Art Sale in Titchmarsh Church last Sunday

Despite a wet start to the day, the Art sale in Titchmarsh church on Sunday 23rd October was a great success and raised over £1,800 for STAUNCH. Local artist Daphne Winsor was delighted to sell 56 or her 75 paintings and generously donated 50% of the proceeds to STAUNCH, to help in their fight against…
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Proposed Titchmarsh Lodge Solar Farm

Many Titchmarsh residents will have received a booklet and letter from Elgin Energy to inform them that they are seeking to develop a ground mounted Solar PV farm 1 km southeast of the village, just off the Roman Road and behind Foxholes Farm. The proposed project covers approximately 154 acres and will generate sufficient electricity…
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Art Sale in Titchmarsh Church

Don’t forget the sale of Daphne Winsor’s paintings in the church this Sunday (23rd) from 11am – 4pm. There are over 70 paintings, mainly mounted watercolours although about 20 are framed. The prices range from £10 to £75 for the mounted paintings and £60 to £200 for the framed paintings. Daphne will be donating half…
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Nature is under attack and needs your help

The Government has launched an unprecedented attack on nature and we urgently need your help to stop it. Today nature urgently needs your help. The Government is threatening to tear up the laws that protect our best wildlife sites, offer up chunks of our countryside for unrestricted development and may scrap vital proposals that could help farmers…