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Hunsbury Hill Development

by Jill Hope on 13 January, 2014

You will probably already know about the proposed Bloor Homes development of 71 houses on the land to the south of your estate. I attended their exhibition at The Hunsbury Hill Centre on 28 November. I met quite a few residents there, many of whom were angry about the proposals. The problems raised with me […]

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Changes to council housing

by Jill Hope on 1 January, 2014

AT A RECENT MEETING OF THE ST JAMES RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION, a representative of the Independent Tenants Advisory Panel reported to council tenants in St James who attended the meeting about what is happening to the management of their properties. After a very long consultation process including a survey of all tenants, it has been decided […]

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AT THE ST JAMES RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION meeting on 11 December a representative from the borough council answered questions about recycling and the green bag rubbish collections. Some local residents have not yet received their supplies of green bags. Black bags will no longer be collected, and will be treated as fly tipping. If you haven’t […]

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Hunsbury Hill Avenue Development Exhibition

by Jill Hope on 18 November, 2013

Residents in the Hunsbury Hill Avenue area off Danes Camp Way have been notified by Bloor Homes of an exhibition of their proposals on Thursday, 28 November. It is understood that Bloor Homes are planning to develop part of the site which they own off Harcourt Way. The development may also affect properties off Hunsbury […]

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Shock at new Parish Council tax

by Jill Hope on 1 June, 2013

On May 16 I had a fascinating experience. I went to the first ever West Hunsbury Parish Council meeting (which falls in my County Council Division of Sixfields). This is the parish council that most residents didn’t want – including almost all the elected councillors. Most of the candidates that said they wanted a parish […]

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Changes to Bus Services – April 2013

by Jill Hope on 19 April, 2013

Following the decision by First Northampton to withdraw some bus routes, Stagecoach has announced changes to some of their routes, notably numbers 10 and 12. Please check the links to these services in the right-hand column, or follow this link to Stagecoach’s news item and timetables.

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