Welcome to the website of the Broughton Parish Council.
Its aim is to keep the community informed of news, plans and developments around the parish of Broughton in Northamptonshire as has engaged the Parish Council or is likely to. If you have comments, enquiries or suggestions about the work of the council or how it can influence the actions of the Borough and County Councils, please contact us.
Parish Council meetings are generally held every third Wednesday of the month, except in August, commencing at 7pm in the village hall. The agenda and previous minutes as submitted for approval are all viewable from the links above. A ‘right to speak’ facility enables members of the public to address the meeting on any issue of concern and meetings of the council are generally open for public attendance.
Broughton News is now published as a regular newsletter rather than an annual magazine; the latest edition can be downloaded here:
To report street problems requiring repair, such as manhole covers, curbs, pavements or roads, etc. please contact the Street Doctor on 0300 126 1000, and choose Option 4, or online at www.northamptonshire.gov.uk and select Street Doctor.
NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN – IMPORTANT
The pre-submission draft of the Neighbourhood Plan for Broughton is available to view here; consultation has now closed:
Thank you to everyone who has participated in the Pre-Submission Consultation of the Broughton Neighbourhood Plan; the summary of comments is now available to view using this link:
The draft plan, revised to reflect consultation responses received, is now to be submitted for a heath check by an independent Inspector. If adjudged to be fit to proceed to the next stage, then a further formal consultation will be undertaken by Kettering Borough Council as planning authority, and the plan with comments resulting from that consultation will then be examined for soundness to be subjected to referendum.
Adoption depends on a majority at referendum being in support of the plan so please do engage fully as these steps are rolled out.
Draft Broughton Neighbourhood Development Order (Broughton Neighbourhood Plan)
As part of the pre-submission consultation, views are invited upon the draft Neighbourhood Development Order, which is below. The consultation period runs for 6 weeks starting 14th June 2017. The closing date for representations is 26th July 2017 at 5pm:
A vacancy currently exists on the Parish Council; formal notice of this is here: