Grange Park Parish Council

Great Place Positive Community

Community Centre Side

Clerk: Mrs Tracy Sampson
Grange Park Parish Office
Community Centre, School Lane
Grange Park, Northamptonshire

Tel: 01604 702938

Here you will find information about what is happening in your area Grange Park . If you would like to contact the Parish Council, or you can't find the information you're looking for please contact us .

We would also love to hear from you about what you would like to see on this site - we want this to be the place to find out what's on .

Latest News

Wake Way Approach

Wake Way Approach

Posted: Mon, 25 Sep 2023 12:32 by Tracy Sampson

Wake Way Approach

Wootton Valley Public Consultation

Wootton Valley Public Consultation

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2023 13:26 by Tracy Sampson

5th October 2023 2-8pm, Wootton Community & Sports Centre

Have your say on renewing PSPO in Northampton crime hotspot

Have your say on renewing PSPO in Northampton crime hotspot

Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2023 11:49 by Tracy Sampson

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is seeking the views of local residents and businesses on renewing a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in Northampton.

The highway known as Marble Arch is an alleyway that connects Barrack Road and Ash Street and was originally gated using a PSPO in 2018 following persistent illegal activities and anti-social behaviour. A PSPO is only valid for three years, however it can be renewed multiple times and therefore a second renewal is being considered. More »

A PSPO allows councils to impose restrictions on the use of specific areas and can deal with persistent and unreasonable nuisances and anti-social behaviour that has a detrimental effect on the quality of life for the local community.

Using the Crime and Policing Act (2014), it is proposed the route will continue to be closed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with the exception of required access for fire exit and waste collection if required. An alternative route connecting Barrack Road and Ash Street is available via Temple Bar.

Cllr David Smith, Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Engagement and Regulatory Services, said: "Since gating this area we have seen a great improvement in terms of anti-social behaviour and nuisance which had a detrimental effect on residents and nearby businesses in the past.

"Without the gates, the problems encountered that led to the introduction of the PSPO could return and we could see an increase in criminal activity once again.

"It's really important that we hear the views of businesses and other owners and occupiers of properties in the surrounding area so that we can make informed decisions, and I urge all those with a view to take part in the online survey."

Feedback from the consultation will also take into account the views of Northants Police and Northants Fire and Rescue Service.

The consultation closes at midnight on Sunday, 8 October 2023. Anyone who would like to share their views about renewing this PSPO can take part in the online survey via the Council's consultation hub.

Contact Information

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