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Creaton

Northamptonshire, England

 

Creaton is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district of the county of Northamptonshire in England, about eight miles north west of Northampton and sits on a ridge above a valley. Creaton, together with its attractive surrounding countryside, is set in the heart of what William Blake called “England’s green and pleasant land”.

There are currently around 500 inhabitants. In the centre of the village is a large, sloping green, certainly one of the finest in the county. The church of St Michael and All Angels dates from the 13th century with a low stone tower. On the High Street stands the United Reformed Church. The village possesses an excellent primary school, a  Post Office/General Stores and a pub, “The Bricklayers Arms.” On the Brixworth Road is a well-used playing field. The Village Hall is the hub for a variety of activities. On the outskirts of the village there are a Conference Centre, 'Highgate House' (a former 17th century coaching inn) and a few small businesses which provide employment for local people.

Creaton Parish Council:

Creaton Parish Council Chairman: Councillor James Hill

Parish Council Clerk, Responsible Financial Officer & Burials Officer: Katrina Jones,77 High Street, Naseby, Northampton, NN6 6DD. Email: creatonpc@gmail.com

Meetings are held bi-monthly and agendas and minutes will be publsihed on this website. For full details see the Parish Council page of this website. 

The next Parish Council Meeting (the Annual Parish Council meeting) is due to be held on Tuesday 12th May 2020 at 7.30pm at the Creaton Village Hall, Teeton Lane, Creaton. The Annual Parish Meeting will be held immediately before at 7pm. The agenda will be posted on the Parish Council page of this website three clear working days before the meeting. Please note that due to COVID-19 this is subject to change. Please check the Creaton Parish Council Facebook Page for updates. 

Update from Daventry District Council Regarding Creaton Conservation Area Appraisal Consultation:

Please be advised that the current consultation on the draft Creaton conservation area appraisal will continue to run until 5pm 27th April 2020 as arranged.

Responses to the consultation must be received by Daventry District Council in writing by this date, either via post, email or online survey. The online survey and links to the consultation documents can be found on our website at www.daventrydc.gov.uk/conservationareas<http://www.daventrydc.gov.uk/conservationareas>.

However, it is recognised that, due to the current circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, the capacity for certain members of the public or professional bodies to access copies of the appraisal and submit consultation responses will be limited. Therefore, a further opportunity to comment on the draft appraisal and proposed boundary in the form of a second formal consultation will be made available at a later date. The drop-in session/exhibition for the Creaton conservation area consultation will also be rearranged to take place once it is safe to do so.

We appreciate your patience in this matter, and we will provide up to date information on the further consultation as soon as possible.

 

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