Yardley Gobion Parish Council

Serving the Community of Yardley Gobion

Last of the Autumn colours - Chestnut Green - Nov 2011

Clerk: Miss Lesley Ratcliffe
9 Moorend Road, Yardley
Gobion, Towcester
Northamptonshire NN12 7UF

Tel: 01908 542150

Village Facilities



A number are placed around the village for use by residents in icy conditions at their own risk.


An old orchard behind St Leonard‘s Church maintained as an area of conservation. Run by the Pocket Park Management Group,


From the Postbox outside the Post Office (High St), and the postbox on Moorend Road (by the notice board) near Hesketh Road.

Collection times: Monday –Friday 4.15 pm, Saturday 8.00pm.

Later collections from Post Offices in Towcester and Stony Stratford.


Free magazine produced by a team of volunteers for the parish of Yardley Gobion, Potterspury & Cosgrove, and distributed monthly to every house in the 3 villages. Contains news of village activities, Council reports, and church services, with a monthly diary of events.

Contributions from residents are welcome, see The Old Mail for contact details. Advertisements:

Mr John Giddings, 61a Meadow View, Potterspury, Tel: 01908 542156

Parish Council Allotments

Adjacent to the Yardley Road. £12 a year for a 5-pole plot.

Enquiries for vacant plots to: Miss Lesley Ratcliffe (Parish Council Clerk), Tel: 01908 542150

Parish Council Notice-Boards

The noticeboards are only for notices either from the Parish Council or about activities taking place in any of the volunteer-run premises within the Parish.

Keyholder: Miss Lesley Ratcliffe (Parish Council Clerk), Tel: 01908 542150


1. On the wall by the Post Office.

2. At the junction of Chestnut Road with Hortonsfield Road

3. On the wall at the side of the Hesketh Road School Lane shops

4. Outside the Meadows Care Home on Moorend Road

Parish Council Playing-Fields

Provided and maintained by the Parish Council and known as the "Coffee Pot Field" and the "School Lane Field." These public open spaces include full-size football-pitches and fenced-off play-areas for children. Dogs are not permitted in play-areas.

Refuse and Recycling

Rooms For Hire