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The next Parish meeting is the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday May 7th 2019 in Village Hall at 7.30pm.
NOTICE OF VACANCY IN OFFICE OF PARISH COUNCILLOR
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that Paulette Kennedy and Di Burgoyne have ceased to be members of BLISWORTH Parish Council, and that 2 vacancies now exist in the office of Councillor for the said Parish Council.
In accordance with the Local Elections Rules an election to fill the vacancy shall be held if, within 14 days after the date of this notice (i.e. no later than – 7th May 2019, a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made in writing to the Returning Officer, South Northants Council, The Forum, Moat Lane Towcester NN12 6AD by TEN electors for the said Parish.
In the event that no such request is received by 7th May 2019 the vacancies will be filled by co-option.
Returning Officer – Dated this 12th April 2019
Note: In computing the fourteen days Saturdays, Sundays, day of Christmas break, of the Easter break or of a bank holiday or day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning are disregarded.
We won Northamptonshire’s Best Village 2017
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Blisworth is a thriving, picturesque village in South Northamptonshire situated 5 miles south of the county town. It has some 900 homes and an estimated population of 1870 (2010 village survey).
The West Coast Railway runs close to Blisworth and the Grand Union Canal passes through the village which extends from the famous Blisworth Tunnel, to the outlying residential areas of Blisworth Arm and Blisworth Park.
Village amenities include a primary school, a village shop with news agency and post office and two local pubs. Many small businesses surround the area, largely in discreet attractive business parks.