Entries by Samantha Haywood

Affordable Housing – Proposed new development in Yelvertoft

A representative from Daventry District Council (DDC) and a representative from Northants Housing Association (NHA) confirmed that following the housing needs survey carried out earlier in the year, there is a need for affordable housing.  A plot of land at the top of Hillmorton Lane has been identified for four bungalows and five houses.  Five […]

Armed Forces Covenant

Yelvertoft Parish Council ___________________________________________________ We, the undersigned, commit to honour the Armed Forces Covenant and support the Armed Forces Community. We recognise the value Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reservists, Veterans and military families contribute to our business and our country. The Armed Forces Covenant An Enduring Covenant Between The People of the United Kingdom Her Majesty’s […]


You may have heard about what3words. It can be very beneficial for remote villages. Northamptonshire emergency services are using the scheme.   what3words has divided the globe into 3m squares and given each one a unique 3 word address. It means everywhere can be located with just three words. For example ///kite.chats.dine will take you […]

New Ultrafast Broadband for Yelvertoft

Work starts to install new ultrafast broadband by Gigaclear in November 2019 and will be completed by May 2020.  A message from Gigaclear: Gigaclear are currently building your ultrafast, full fibre broadband network. During this phase our contractors will be in your community installing the fibre cables needed to bring you the best broadband speeds […]

Your guide to key dates in General Election countdown

Residents are being advised of some important deadlines in the run-up to the General Election on 12 December. Daventry District Council verifies and counts the votes for the Daventry Parliamentary Constituency, which includes Daventry District as well as to two wards from the borough of Wellingborough (Earls Barton and West) and the South Northamptonshire district […]

Meeting set to discuss climate emergency

People are invited to a meeting to explore what can be done in Daventry District to help prevent climate change. The event, which takes place at Daventry District Council’s (DDC) Lodge Road offices from 7-8.30pm on Monday 11 November, has been organised by a task panel of councillors who are exploring what can be done […]

Government lays unitary legislation before Parliament

Government legislation required to create two new unitary councils in Northamptonshire has been laid before Parliament. The document, known as the Northamptonshire Structural Changes Order 2019 (SCO), sets out how the two new unitary authorities will be formed to replace the existing eight councils on 1 April 2021. The Draft Order will now be considered […]

Notice of Casual Vacancy

NOTICE OF CASUAL VACANCY I herewith give notice of a vacancy for a Parish Councillor arising from the resignation of Councillor ……………….Jackson…………………………………………………………………………………….. Unless ten electors of the Parish give written notice to the *Proper Officer of the District Council within 14 days# after the date of this notice requesting an election to fill this vacancy, […]

Bin changes bring huge boost to waste recycling rates

Changes to household bin collections in Daventry District helped boost recycling rates in the first year of operation, latest figures have revealed. A total of 2,328 tonnes of food waste was collected for recycling between the launch of the 123+ service in June 2018 and the end of May this year – an 85% increase […]

Save Our Shop

As you will know, our shop/Post Office has closed. This is of course sad news for all of us in Yelvertoft and the surrounding villages who have used the shop to get their newspapers, fresh milk and bread and buy those things you find you have run out of. It will also be bad news […]