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Hartwell Parish Council

Serving the people of Hartwell

Clerk: Sarah Fuller
1 Hazel Close, Hartwell
Northamptonshire NN7 2LA

Tel: 07947 723200

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Warning About Scam Text Messages

Reports received to the police in South Northants area in relation to Scam Text messages
Fraudsters are sending phishing texts and e-mail messages to members of the public, claiming to know a secret and to expose you to family and friends unless a sum of money is paid
The messages typically state that they know about you and they have bank details of where to send the money

Protect Yourself

  • Don't open web links contained in unsolicited texts or e-mails.
  • Never provide your personal information to a third party from an unsolicited communication.
  • If you have provided personal information and you are concerned that your identity may be compromised consider Cifas Protection Registration which can be found here:https://www.cifas.org.uk/protective_registration_form.
  • If you receive what you believe to be a phishing message purporting to be from Apple, report it to reportphishing@apple.com

If you, or anyone you know, have been affected by this fraud or any other scam, report it to Action Fraud by calling 0300 123 2040 or visitingwww.actionfraud.police.uk.

We have joined up with the Metropolitan Police to produce our own version of the Little Book of Cyber Scams, to give information and advice to you and local businesses

The 40-page booklet covers a wide range of cyber and cyber-enabled threats, including malware and ransom ware, social engineering attacks – where cyber crime is made possible by someone gathering data deceitfully in person, by phone or email – denial of service attacks and data leakage

It follows the successful 'Little Book of Big Scams', now in its third edition, and can be viewed and downloaded via theThames Valley Police website. » Less

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:03 by Deborah Barker

South Northamptonshire Part 2 Local Plan: Pre-Submission Draft Public Notice

Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended); Regulations 11 and 12 of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes 2004; and Regulation 102 of the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 (as amended).

The statutory consultation is on the 'Pre-Submission Draft' of the Local Plan Part 2, the development plan for Towcester, Brackley and the surrounding villages. The Part 2 Local Plan will form part of the Local Plan for South Northamptonshire, alongside the now adopted West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy and adopted Neighbourhood Plans. More »

The Local Plan Part 2 document covers:

  • the scale and type of housing development,
  • the location on new employment sites,
  • policies on town centres and economic development,
  • community/leisure development, and
  • environmental designations including green spaces and special landscape areas.

On 14 June 2017 the Planning Policy and Regeneration Committee approved the Plan for consultation. In accordance with the relevant regulations, this document is now subject to a period of consultation for ten weeks, starting Monday, 04 September and ending Friday, 10 November 2017 12:00 noon.

The main Part 2 Local Plan document, Sustainability Appraisal and supporting documents can all be viewed through the Councils Planning Policy pages at: http://www.southnorthants.gov.uk/8470.htm

Participants are encouraged to respond online through our online consultation system at: http://consult.southnorthants.gov.uk

Representations can alternatively be sent in by email to localplanconsultation@southnorthants.gov.uk or by post to the following address:

Planning Policy

South Northamptonshire Council

The Forum

Moat Lane



NN12 6AD

All comments received during the consultation will be made available for public inspection.

Hard copies are also available to view during the consultation period at the five main libraries of Towcester, Brackley, Roade, Middleton Cheney and Deanshanger (for opening times please visit the library pages on the County Council's website at http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/library-service/visiting-your-library/listof-libraries/Pages/default.aspx)

On request the document can also be made available in different formats.

The Council has also organised a number of drop in events as part of the public consultation, where Planning Officers will be on hand to answer questions. These will be held at the following times:

• Towcester, The Forum, Moat Lane, on Monday 2 October 2017 (4pm – 8pm)

• Brackley Library, Manor Road, on Wednesday 4 October 2017 (2pm - 6pm)

• Bugbrooke Community Centre, on Wednesday 27 September 2017 (4pm – 8pm)

• Roade Village Hall, on Tuesday 10 October 2017 (4pm – 8pm)

• Deanshanger Community Centre, on Thursday 12 October 2017 (4pm – 8pm)

Completed questionnaires and representations on the document must be received no later than 10 November 2017 12:00 noon. All comments received by the deadline will be considered and will go onto inform the plan preparation process.

If you have any questions regarding the Part 2 Local Plan, please contact the

Planning Policy team on 01327 322265 or by email to:

planning.policy@southnorthants.gov.uk » Less

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:44 by Sarah Fuller

Northamptonshire Police appeal

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a Burglary to an outbuilding, School Lane, Hartwell

This happened on Monday 28th August 2017 from 7pm - Friday 1st September 2017 to 1pm

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were suspicious of?

If so, then please contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting 17000375273 More »

You can also provide confidential information should you wish to remain anonymous. These calls can be made to the Independent Charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

101 is the number to use to report incidents and for general enquiries. In an emergency dial 999.

Visit us at : www.northants.police.uk » Less

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 12:34 by Sarah Fuller