Rothersthorpe Parish Council

Serving the people of Rothersthorpe

Looking West on the Grand Union Canal

Clerk: Mrs Sarah Murphy
417 Weedon Road, Northampton
Northamptonshire NN5 4EX

  • Looking West on the Grand Union Canal

    Looking West on the Grand Union Canal

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    Coffee & Cake at the Propeller Cafe, Rothersthorpe Church of St Peter & St Paul

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    A towpath walk along the Northampton Arm, Grand Union Canal

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    Springtime in Rothersthorpe

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    A walk down by the Fishing Lakes

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    Calm waters by the Top Lock, Northampton Arm

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    Rothersthorpe, an award winning 'Highly Commended' village

  • Manor House, North Street

    Manor House, North Street

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Latest News

Northamptonshire Police - Crime Prevention Advice

Northamptonshire Police - Crime Prevention Advice

Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 18:10 by Frankie Gilkes

Darker nights are drawing in and Burglars love it when the clocks go back.

Hear are some simple steps to deter burglars:

-Keep a light on when you go out

-Invest in outside lighting

-Lock all windows and doors, even when you're at home

-Don't leave valuable items on display

-Report any Suspicious activity in your area to the police on 101 or if a crime is in progress 999

-If you are unsure, don't open the door

West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan Spatial Options Consultation - Have Your Say

West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan Spatial Options Consultation - Have Your Say

Posted: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 11:35 by Frankie Gilkes

Have your say:

West Northamptonshire Council is preparing a new Strategic Plan for the area. This will replace the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy and guide development in the period up to 2050.

The Spatial Options Consultation is the second stage in preparing the new Plan [after the Issues Consultation], no decisions have been made yet and the purpose of the consultation is to seek views on a Vision, Spatial Objectives and Development Options at this stage. More »

We have produced a Spatial Options Consultation document which includes a series of questions on which we would like your views. You can view and download the document from the list of consultation documents at the bottom of this page. Please read the document and answer the questions using the online form.

Call for Sites

There is also an additional opportunity to put forward ideas for potential development sites through a further 'call for sites' exercise. If you have any suggestions for potential locations for new development then please submit these using the online form » Less

Increase in dog fouling

Increase in dog fouling

Posted: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 14:59 by Frankie Gilkes

There has been a noted increase in dog fouling across the village. We urge dog owners to be responsible and to take ownership in ensuring any mess is picked up and disposed of in the correct manner.

This behaviour is unacceptable and is unfair for other residents. Take a bag and pick it up!

Lets be proud of our Village and stamp out this problem NOW, before someone unexpectedly... stamps in it!

If this continues Rothersthorpe Parish Council will seek to introduce a Public Space Protection Order through West Northamptonshire Council More »

DID YOU KNOW: Just 1 dog stool contains millions of roundworm eggs! In humans this can cause Toxocariasis which can lead to stomach upsets, throat infections, asthma and in extreme cases blindness. » Less