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RECENT TRAFFIC GRIDLOCK arising from work building the new Northampton station has led to speculation about when, and if, St James Mill Road will be opened up for through traffic. This will join the rear of Nene Valley and St James’ Retail Parks as well as B&Q on the west side of Towcester Road to […]

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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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AN HGV COMMERCIAL TRAILER HIRE company is operating illegally on the Gayton Road Industrial Site near Milton Malsor. This is pouring increasing numbers of  HGVs onto the Towcester road in Milton, Hunsbury and Blisworth. This breach of planning conditions has been going on since April 2009 but Conservative-run South Northants Council (SNC) has so far […]

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YOU probably saw the pictures of the serious crash on the junction between Rowtree Road and Towcester Road in the December FOCUS. On the evening of Wednesday 16 March yet another serious crash at this junction involving at least 3 cars and the police. Each of these incidents costs a lot of money – in […]

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READERS may be aware of the unpopular decision by the Conservative-led County Council to site a waste re-cycling facility on the derelict old Blisworth sewage farm. This is between the railway embankment of the West Coast Main Line and Young’s nursery between Milton Malsor and Blisworth. Both Milton Malsor and Blisworth Parish Councils objected to […]

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The Inspector of the Public Inquiry held in October 2010 published his report in December. He has concluded that the site can remain in the County Council’s Minerals Local Plan as an allocated site for soft sand extraction. The site is between Milton Malsor and Collingtree and lies on a triangular site between the south-west […]

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Hunsbury Crash Horror

by Jill Hope on 21 February, 2011

JILL HOPE COMMENTS: “When I was a Borough Councillor for West Hunsbury I campaigned long and hard for the roundabout that was finally built at the junction of Ladybridge Drive and Towcester Road, because of repeated accidents there. December 2010 saw a serious multi-vehicle pile-up at the junction of Towcester Road and Rowtree Road. I […]

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