Stoke Bruerne Parish Council

Serving the people of Stoke Bruerne


Clerk: Mrs Alison Benson
3 Quinton Green Cottages
Quinton, Northampton
Northamptonshire NN7 2EF

Tel: 07724 682819

Latest News

Proposals to Change the Structure of Northamptonshire's Councils

You will have heard about the very difficult financial situation at Northamptonshire County Council. There are currently eight local authorities across Northamptonshire providing council services including housing, planning, social care and protecting the vulnerable; and they also collect rubbish, maintain roads and run libraries. Councils are currently organised in a two-tier structure, with some... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:02 by Alison Benson

Tags: Consultations

Steve Barber from Northamptonshire Highways will be at the next Parish Council Meeting on 12th June 2018

Steve Barber will be speaking and taking questions from residents regarding traffic calming in Stoke Bruerne at the next Parish Council meeting on 12th June 2018 at 7:30pm in the Village Hall. Please come along and hear proposals for a school related double sided speed sign in the vicinity of the school.

Posted: Tue, 05 Jun 2018 10:56 by Alison Benson

Tags: Speed

Roade Library

Stoke Bruerne Parish Council has been approached by Roade Community Library Project asking for a donation to help keep Roade library open. The Parish Council is very concerned that the library may be forced to close particularly as it understands that 120+ Stoke Bruerne residents are registered regular users of it. Whilst wishing to support the library the Parish Council would like to hear from residents... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 15:50 by Alison Benson

Tags: Community

Traffic Survey

As you are probably aware the Parish Council commissioned an independent traffic survey in September at two locations in the Village. The first location after the canal bridge and before Mill Lane confirmed a significant number of speeding drivers with an average speed of 25.7 mph in the 20-mph zone. The 85th percentile speed average was 30.4 mph (this is the speed at which 85% of drivers travel and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:58 by Alison Benson

Tags: Speed

Northamptonshire County Council Budget Cuts

Bus service 86, Roade library, winter gritting, white line repainting and road repairs, children's service and much more are under threat from budget cuts. Please get involved and have your say. Go to the Northamptonshire County Council website and follow the links to the budget proposals.

Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:20 by Alison Benson

Tags: Consultations

Rail Freight Terminals

There are currently two potentially large rail freight terminals proposed in this area. Northampton Gateway at Junction 15 on the M1 and Rail Central at Milton Malsor. The Parish Council will be objecting to both applications on the grounds of traffic volume and pollution.

Public consultation will begin on 9th October and last until Friday 24th November for the Northampton Gateway proposal. (We do not... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Oct 2017 09:29 by Alison Benson

Tags: Planning

New Parish Councillor

We are delighted to confirm that Trevor Morley has been co-opted onto the Parish Council. He will serve with his fellow members until the next elections in May 2019. In May 2019 existing members and all new candidates can stand for election by residents.

Posted: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:18 by Alison Benson

Tags: Councillors

Share the Space Drop your Pace

The Parish Council is fully supporting the Canal & River Trust's "Share the Space drop your Pace Campaign". We are aware of many incidents on the towpaths involving speeding cyclists and runners and we ask them all to remember that pedestrians have priority on all towpaths. Full details can be found on the Canal & River Trust website.

Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:00 by Alison Benson

Tags: Canal