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Irthlingborough Town Council

"Working hard for the town of Irthlingborough"

Parson's Green

Clerk: Mrs Angie Daly
Council Offices, Station Road
Northamptonshire NN9 5SN

Tel: 01933 650866

Irthlingborough Town Council provides YOUR local services. We strive to make this a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do. Use the search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

Latest News

Come and Meet your Mayors - 2

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:05 by Angie Daly

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor - Cllrs Allan Short and Adrian Winkle invite you to drop in for an informal chat and meet them

They will be at the Born and Bread Café on Saturday 22nd August between 10:00 and 12:00 am, drop in for a cup of tea More »

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We need your views - Do you use the Town's Green Spaces?

Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:24 by Angie Daly

Irthlingborough Green Spaces

Irthlingborough Town Council would like to hear from you if you, your family, school, or community group, enjoy any of these green spaces in the Town: Les O'Dell park, the Central Recreation ground, Crow Hill Recreation ground, Parson's Green (near the Cross), the Rest Gardens (opposite Tony's). Let us know what you use them for and why they are special to you. More »

  • Your input will form a vital part in Irthlingborough Town Council's application to East Northants District Council to give these green spaces extra protection by including them specifically in the East Northants Districts Council's Four Towns Plan.
  • Shortly, we will also be inviting your suggestions on any other green spaces in Irthlingborough you would like to see included, along with the above, and given protection within our own Irthlingborough Neighbourhood Plan.

Please reply by email to admin@irthlingborough-tc.gov.uk by Sunday 14th June.

Thank you.

Further information on both the Four Towns Plan and the Irthlingborough Neighbourhood Plan are available on the East Northamptonshire District Council website http://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk » Less

Irthlingborough West - Update

Mon, 06 Apr 2015 09:00 by Angie Daly

Announcement regarding Planning Application EN/10/000857/OUT - Irthlingborough West

As residents may be aware on Monday 24th November Councillors on East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) Development Control Committee approved an Outline Planning application for the construction of 700 houses on the land between Wellingborough Road and Finedon Road. This site being known as Irthlingborough West. More »

Irthlingborough Town Council wrote to ENC to express their dissatisfaction and disappointment with regards to this decision, listing their reasons for concern. Advice has since been sought on measures that could be taken to reverse this decision.

The Town Council employed the services of an Independent Planning Consultant to determine whether there were legal grounds for this decision to be challenged. The report was completed by the Planning Consultant and was taken to the Town Council Meeting held on 10th March 2015. The conclusion of the report was that there were no grounds to challenge the resolution to approve the application.

The Town Council are strongly opposed to this decision in particular on the grounds of the lack of affordable housing, the inadequacy of the S106 contributions, concerns regarding the PFA process intended to fill the mines and changes to the groundwater regime which may impact on drainage.

However the decision was taken to accept the advice given and focus our efforts on the next stages. It must be remembered that at this moment in time this application is at the Outline Planning Stage, should detailed planning permission be sought the Town Council will be extremely vigilant to ensure that all agreed planning conditions are adhered to. The planning conditions for the site are extensive and can be found on the ENC website planning portal by visiting the following web page:

http://www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/meetings/meeting/547/development_control_committee, the report listing these conditions can be found under the heading: Item 4 – Planning Application List Reports.

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