Brixworth Neighbourhood Plan Referendum Results

The Declaration of Result of Poll has been received from Daventry District Council.  The questions asked in the Referendum held on 1st December 2016 was:

Do you want Daventry District Council to use the Neighbourhood Plan for Brixworth to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

To see the result of Poll please click on the link below:


Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Public Meeting

The Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group have published the Draft Plan using the information gained from last year’s questionnaire delivered to all homes and many subsequent meetings.

A 6 week community consultation starts now. Chairman of the Group, David Parnaby, said ”It is vital that members of the community view the proposals and have their say.”

There will be a display in the Library & Community Centre Foyer from the beginning of June until mid July and a public meeting has been arranged for Thursday 11th June at 7.30pm in the Community Centre.

For more information and to download the Draft Plan visit the Neighbourhood Plan website by clicking on the link below.

Neighbourhood Plan

Objections to Takeaway Planning Application Appeal

The Parish Council Planning Committee will be writing to the Planning Inspectorate to reiterate our objection to the planning application for 130 Northampton Road, Brixworth, NN6 9BU.

Below is the link to the appeal application which provides an opportunity for residents to make representation supporting, or objecting to the appeal.

Direct link to appeal case:…

If you would like further information on the appeal process, please following the link below:…/taking-part_planning-wri…

Pet shop planning application rejected by DDC

Thanks in no small part to unprecedented levels of public support, the planning application DA/2015/0058 to change 130 Northampton Road from retail (Class A1) to hot food takeaway (Class A5) has been rejected by Daventry District Council.

Parish Councillor Neal Brown, who spearheaded the campaign on behalf of the owner of Northampton Pets and local residents, said, “Thank you to all the residents who attended the planning meeting in February to express your concern, and everyone who gave their time to voice residents’ feelings.”

Update: There’s an article about the refusal on the Chronicle & Echo website.