Upton Parish Council

Serving the people of Upton

St Michael's Church

Clerk: Nina Villa
PO Box 1564, Northampton
NN7 9DD

Latest News

Closure of Northfield Road and Diversion Route

Closure of Northfield Road and Diversion Route

Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out carriageway patching works on the above road. To undertake these works safely for the public and the workforce the road will require to be closed for up to two days from the 2nd August 2016 between 09.15 and 15.30.

Please see the attached map indicating the road closure and diversion route.

Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:28 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: Road closure, diversion, Northfield road

Don't let thieves steal your summer fun

Don't let thieves steal your summer fun

In the relaxed summer months we may be off our guard when it comes to home security... Spending more time in our gardens we may casually leave doors and windows open to keep our homes cool. But this leaves our home easy prey to burglars.

Don't make it easy for burglars!

Take these simple precautions to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime - in your home and in your car:

Your home

Keep front and... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:05 by Simon Jones

Tags: Crime prevention, thefts, burglary advice, Northants police, crime

Duston Parish Summer Fayre - Sat 9th July

Duston Parish Summer Fayre - Sat 9th July

Fancy a lovely day out close to home? Duston Parish is hosting the popular Summer Fayre.

Venue: St. Luke's Church, Duston & The Rectory Garden (Main Road). If wet it will take place in the Church.
Date: Saturday 9th July - 11am-3pm
Attractions: Cakes – Raffle – Books – Puzzles – Gifts – Tombolas – Games – Barbeque – Refreshments
Plus entertainment by... Read More »


Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:35 by Simon Jones

Tags: Duston Parish Summer Fayre, St Luke's Church, Rectory Duston

Bikesafe2016 coming to Rockingham Circuit on 16th July

Bikesafe2016 coming to Rockingham Circuit on 16th July

Want to hone safe biking techniques? Keen on a fun day out all the family can enjoy? Then why not gear up for the National Bikesafe Show and Track Experience.

Organised by Bikesafe and Northamptonshire Highways, Bikesafe is a police led motorcycle initiative that's run by most forces throughout the UK.

And this year it's coming to Northamptonshire's legendary Rockingham Circuit.

Held on Saturday 16th... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:53 by Simon Jones

Tags: Bikesafe, Motorbike safety, rockingham circuit, Police Advanced Motorcyclists

Volunteers needed for Custody Visiting

Volunteers needed for Custody Visiting

The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is looking for volunteers to join the county's Independent Custody Visiting scheme.

Independent Custody Visitors are volunteers who visit people in custody to check on their welfare, that they are receiving their rights and entitlements and that the conditions they are being held in are satisfactory.

Brian Warmington has been volunteering as an Independent... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 19 Jun 2016 20:30 by Simon Jones

Tags: independent custody visitors, volunteer job, PCC, prison job, indpendent custody visiting scheme

Council meeting rescheduled for 13th June

Just a reminder that the Upton Parish Council meeting, originally scheduled for 6th June 2016, will now take place on Monday 13th June 2016 at 7.30pm.

Posted: Tue, 07 Jun 2016 11:57 by Simon Jones

Tags: Upton Parish Council meeting, Upton parish meeting, June meeting Upton parish

Copywriting

Copywriting

We are looking for some help, do you know or could you recommend a person who can do copywriting, they need to be self-motivation, adaptability, commercial awareness, meet deadlines, good team working skills, IT proficiency, proofreading, attention to detail, accuracy - both in terms of grammar and information - comments must not be misleading, creativity, and ability to produce innovative and original... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 May 2016 16:25 by Nina Villa

Tags: Copywriting

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