Upton Parish Council

Serving the people of Upton

St Michael's Church

Clerk: Nina Villa
58 Cozens Road, Ware
Hertfordshire SG12 7HJ

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VACANCY: UPTON PARISH COUNCIL - PARISH CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCE OFFICER

VACANCY: UPTON PARISH COUNCIL - PARISH CLERK/RESPONSIBLE FINANCE OFFICER

Upton Parish Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer.

Part time, 20 hours per week, from home.

Applications are invited from ambitious and pro-active individuals, keen to make a difference and help the Parish Council achieve its objective to be responsible and engaged with the community.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration of the business... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:22 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Job, Vacancy, Parish, Clerk

WEEDON ROAD SMART CORRIDOR

WEEDON ROAD SMART CORRIDOR

Weedon Road is one of three corridors being developed to align Northampton and the county with the Smart City philosophy by making better use of its existing infrastructure and empowering citizens to make informed travel choices.

With increasing numbers of people having access to smartphones, tablets and the mobile internet, there is a growing expectation amongst travellers that information should be... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Nov 2016 10:55 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Weedon Road, Smart Corridor, Traffic Management

COMMUNITY GRANTS OF UP TO £1,000 AVAILABLE

COMMUNITY GRANTS OF UP TO £1,000 AVAILABLE

Upton Parish Council can award community grants of up to £1,000.

Are you a community group, charity or organisation within the Upton and St Crispins parish?

You may be eligible to apply for a grant to support the work you are currently doing or would like to do.

How to apply

The grant criteria document can be downloaded below, and if you feel you are eligible, apply using the application form.

Making... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:06 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Community, Grants, Application, Criteria

GOLD AWARD FOR UPTON PARISH COUNCIL - NORTHAMPTON IN BLOOM 2016

GOLD AWARD FOR UPTON PARISH COUNCIL - NORTHAMPTON IN BLOOM 2016

Upton Parish Council is very pleased to announce that they have won a GOLD AWARD at the Northampton in Bloom 2016 competition.

The winners of the competition were announced on Thursday 13th October at a prize giving ceremony at the Guildhall.

There was a record number of entries this year including local schools, with St Luke's School scooping a SILVER AWARD.

Congratulations to all who worked hard to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:10 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Engagement, Community, Bloom, Northampton 2016, St Lukes School

Stay Well this Winter

Stay Well this Winter

DON'T PUT OFF GETTING THE FLU VACCINATION – IT'S FREE BECAUSE YOU NEED IT
Cold weather doesn't have to go hand in hand with illness. Getting the flu jab is one way to help you and your loved ones stay well this winter.
Flu vaccination is part of the Stay Well This Winter campaign, a joint initiative from NHS England and Public Health England, to help the public ward off common winter illnesses.... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 13:00 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Health, Flu Vaccination

Upton Lodge Development - Public Consultation Events

Upton Lodge Development - Public Consultation Events

Public Consultation Event for Upton Lodge Development
There are two events taking place on the residential development of land at Upton Lodge, Northampton:

Event 1 – Thursday 13th October, 6:15pm-8:45pm
St Luke's Primary School, St Crispin Drive, Northampton, NN5 4BL

Event 2 – Saturday 15th October, 2:30pm-6:30pm
The Elgar Centre, 1 High Street, Upton, Northampton, NN5 4EN

WYG are engaged by... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:44 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Public Consultation Events, Upton, October 2016, Homes & Communities Agency

EVENT: Nene Valley Festival

EVENT: Nene Valley Festival

The launch of the Nene Valley Festival at Chester Farm on Saturday 17 September at 10.30am.

The event will include an official opening ceremony, refreshments and there will be opportunities to take part in guided walks and craft activities.

Please RSVP to Karen Williams on

01832 742064 or kwilliams@east-northamptonshire.gov.uk

• Specialist tour on Romans in Irchester with archaeologist Ian Meadows... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:29 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Nene, Valley, Festival

Notice of Vacancy - Upton Parish Council

Notice of Vacancy - Upton Parish Council

NOTICE OF VACANCY in the Office of Parish Councillor for the Parish of Upton

1. Under section 87(2) of the Local Govemment Act 1972, notice is hereby given, that a casual vacancy now exists for a Parish Councillor in the North Ward of the Parish of Upton arising from the resignation from office of Councillor Alan Bottwood.

2. If within 14* days (27 September 2016) of publication of this notice, an election... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 21:14 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Notice, Vacancy, Upton Parish, September, 2016

New Chairman of Upton Parish Council

New Chairman of Upton Parish Council

Upton Parish Council would like to announce that on Monday 5th September 2016, Councillor Wendy Lawrence was elected as Chairman.

Wendy was the first resident on Upton Grange in 1995, and has lived here for over 20 years.

Wendy has previously been an active participant in community issues as a founding member of the Upton Grange Neighbourhood Watch and Co-ordinator for over 10 years. She is delighted... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:20 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Chairman, elected, Wendy, Lawrence

LOCAL VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY - NORTHAMPTONSHIRE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND

LOCAL VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY - NORTHAMPTONSHIRE ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND

Do you have a couple of hours free once a fortnight to become a home visitor/befriender for NAB in your local area of Little Houghton.

This small time commitment will make a huge difference to a visually impaired person's life. People with a sight impairment often become isolated and lose confidence.

A volunteer role within our visiting service will help them regain and retain their independence and... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2016 08:26 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Local, Volunteering, Northamptonshire Association For The Blind

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