Monthly Archives: June 2017

UTKINTON FETE TOMORROW


Let’s hope the weather is kind to the Utkinton Garden Fete tomorrow. This year’s Garden Fete will take place in the magnificent gardens of Tirley Garth on Saturday 1st July by the kind permission of Professor and Mrs Redmond. The … Continue reading

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Oops! Almost missed this – TRO for Northgate 4th July – Update


We received this tonight – hopefully it will mean that the good folks in upper Northgate are able to get in and out; TTROs are not usually advertised on the roads that they are going to effect. I would expect … Continue reading

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Hip Hip Hooray


Its time for a minor celebration – break out the Dandelion and Burdock!  The website has just scores 20,000 hits, not bad for 16 months! Just want to say thank you to all our visitors and supporters. We are averaging … Continue reading

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17/01595/OUT – So Far


Its just after midnight on the 23rd June and I can tell you that , so far, 67 residents from 56 properties have made comments about the Outline Planning Application (17/01595/OUT) for Northgate field. Many of them are very technical, … Continue reading

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The Planning Process for Northgate


We’ve had quite a few questions about the process and ‘what happens next?’ The image below was taken from ‘The Planning Portal’ (a DCLG website) and, whilst some elements have changed a little, it serves to show what happens when. … Continue reading

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The changing face of Northgate Field


Had a bit of a ‘play’ with the plans submitted buy the developers over time from 2013 to present day.  Only two developers are shown – Plus Dane and Marcol/Vivio. Muir Housing were the first – they decided not to … Continue reading

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4 Days to Go – 17/01595/OUT


We are closing in on 50 comments about 17/01595/OUT and the deadline for submissions beckons. 48 residents from 42 properties have had their say and the comments are pretty diverse too with much to learn from.   There are FOUR … Continue reading

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Looking for another Parish Councillor


For many reasons, Councillor Trudy Boyle decided that it was time for her to tender her resignation at last night’s Parish Council meeting – she will be sorely missed.  So we are on the hunt for a new councillor, possibly … Continue reading

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Utkinton and Cotebrook PC Meeting – 13th June 2017


The Parish Council meets this evening in Cotebrook Village Hall at 7:30 pm.  We always allocate a 15 minute public session prior to the Parish Council proper, so if you wish to discuss the planning application please come along. On … Continue reading

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M6 Closed J 16 – 17 Northbound tonight


Please be advised that the Northbound carriageway on the M6 J16-17 will be closed tonight 7th June between 10pm-6am for emergency carriageway repairs. The recent heavy rain has caused the surface to break up, a temporary repair was carried out … Continue reading

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