The Christmas period is a prime time for burglaries with high value gifts often on show and under the Christmas tree and families on holiday. The Christmas Crime Prevention Campaign from Northamptonshire Police is from the viewpoint of a burglar. There are some very easy steps you can take to keep your home safe:
- Keep your valuables out of sight, including Christmas gifts under the tree.
- Don't rely... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:49 by Michelle Orpin
Parking is an issue in nearly every parish across the country. In Upton Parish, comprising of New Upton, Upton Grange and St Crispins, there are a number of parking related issues for residents. These include parking near the schools and on the Upton Grange and Upton areas in particular, on the Cobblers home match games, parking is also an issue.
The Parish Council are already in discussion as to how... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:56 by Michelle Orpin
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 email@example.com
• Specialist tour on Romans in Irchester with archaeologist Ian Meadows... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:29 by Michelle Orpin
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