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Brington Parish Council

 The next meeting of the Parish Council  is Wednesday 16th May 2018

Items for the agenda to be received one week prior to this  date by emailing     –

A list of the dates for the parish council meetings in the financial year 2018/19 can be found here Dates of meetings 201819-1

Annual Village Meeting

The Annual Village Meeting will  be held on 16th May 2018 preceding the May meeting of the Parish Council and so the AVM will begin at 6.15 pm with refreshments to be followed by a report on the work of the Council during the last year, a presentation from Mr. Nigel Shields, MRICS, Estate Director at Althorp and the reports from community groups in the parish.  The AVM will conclude by 8.00 pm in time for the Parish Council meeting. The agenda can be found here Brington AVM – May 2018

Position Vacant – Caretaker at Little Brington Playing Field

The parish council is look for someone aged 14 yrs and over to fill the role of Caretaker of the Playing Field at Lt. Brington.  The role requires that the Caretaker will visit the field at least every two weeks in the summer and a little less often in the winter and undertake a health and safety check of the play equipment and the playing field in general. Full information can be found in the role description attached below.  Anyone interested should approach the clerk via the email address, stating his/her address and telephone number and the reasons why he/she is interested in the position.  The matter will be decided at the next Council meeting on 16th May 2018.

Lt. Brington PF Caretaker JD

Parish Litter Pick 

The annual litter took  place on Saturday 21st April and was very successful.  Very many thanks to everyone involved. k

.Nobottle Red Telephone Box

Following the consultation with residents, at its meeting on 21st February, the parish council resolved to adopted the telephone box at Nobottle and hopes that residents who were supportive will be in touch  to assist with future maintenance.

Vacancy on the Parish Council

There is still a vacancy on the parish council and councillors are looking for a person who is interested in joining them in their endeavours to represent the overall view of residents and manage the parish, making decisions about issues that affect local people and implementing  improvements where possible.  Anyone who lives in the parish or three miles from it, who is over 18 years of age and without any convictions may apply.  Please contact the clerk for further information at

Would you like to hire Kimbells Field , Great Brington?

The Parish Council is happy to hire out Kimbells Field for parishioners to use for a variety of events or for extra parking. There are two levels of fee and one or two conditions and all of this can be found in the Hiring Agreement here

Hire Agreement Kimbells Fld 2017

The Red Telephone Box in Nobottle – Should it be taken over by the Parish?

Through a scheme operated by BT, Brington Parish Council has been invited to ‘purchase’ for £1,  the traditional red telephone box in Nobottle.  The telephone facility would be decommissioned by BT, leaving only the telephone box itself.  All future maintenance and the cost,would then pass to the parish of Brington.  Parish Councillors are currently considering the proposal – do you have a view? If so please contact the clerk and let her have your comments at

Daventry North East Sustainable Urban Development

4,000 new homes along with new schools, are being built within the Daventry North East urban extension – This is likely to have a considerable impact on local infrastructure including  in villages on this side of Daventry.  There is  a  website where the concept plan, leaflet and information about the proposals can be viewed at

Potholes? Branches on the road? Uneven pavements? Did you know that anyone can report problems on the streets or highways through Northamptonshire County Council Street Doctor – see poster for more details

Street Doctor

Parish Council Agendas can be found here

Parish Council Minutes can be found here

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