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Abington Street update

by Jill Hope on 12 May, 2014

Nothing to report so far on the proposal to open the top of the street (Eastern End between M&S and St Giles Street) to traffic again. There is considerable opposition to this which the Borough Council Conservatives are ignoring or pretending doesn’t exist. If you here or see any activity please let me know – […]

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MOST PEOPLE WILL KNOW BY NOW THAT Bloor Homes has put in a revision to the planning application number N/2013/1325. The changes appear to be pretty minor, though they are clearly reacting to some of the objections raised by residents. If you have objected before, you need to object again. This is because….

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Hunsbury Hill Avenue/Harcourt Way – UPDATE

by Jill Hope on 14 January, 2014

At the exhibition about the proposed addition of 71 more homes to the Hunsbury Hill Avenue / Harcourt Way estate in November 2013, representatives from Bloor Homes indicated that they expected the application to go to planning committee in either December 2013 or January 2014. Well December’s meeting has come and gone. January’s meeting is […]

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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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The current number of dwellings on this estate is 189 with 60, almost a third, in Harcourt Way and the next largest number, 32, in Hunsbury Hill Avenue. The proposed development is for 71 new dwellings, a 37.6% increase in numbers. I understand that about 25 of these (35%) will be ‘affordable’ and are likely to […]

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If you watch the webcast of November’s meeting of the full County Council, I think you would be very angry when St James is discussed. Since my election as your County Councillor in May, residents have told me repeatedly – through surveys, FOCUS replies, residents’ meetings and phone calls – that they are worried about […]

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An application has been made by Bovis Homes for 380 homes in East Hunsbury, roughly located adjacent to the west side of Collingtree village and Windingbrook Lane on the eastern side. This forms part of the proposal to develop a total of around 1,000 homes, with another developer perhaps building a few hundred more at […]

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JILL HOPE is calling for improvements to safety at a road junction in Hunsbury, after yet another accident early on last Monday morning,  23 September. The accident occurred at the junction of Rowtree Road and Towcester Road at about…..

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Pizza Problems in St James

by Jill Hope on 21 September, 2013

PEOPLE LIVING IN BOWDEN ROAD, ST JAMES, complained to the FOCUS team about the Pizza Hut takeaway at the end of their road. Only the first few houses in the road were informed of the planning application. Those living further into the cul-de-sac didn’t know and didn’t spot the planning notice on the nearest lamppost. They […]

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This meeting will be held at the Guildhall in St Giles Street. If you wish to address the committee in person you must register by 12 noon on the day of the meeting. To do so, telephone the Meeting Services Officer on 01604 837722 or email: [email protected] – late representations will not be heard.

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