Local News

Planning Application 14/02372/OUT - Brigstock

As part of my Listening Campaign, a lot of local concerns have been raised with me by residents in Brigstock about planning application 14/02372/OUT. I have therefore submitted an objection to it, reflecting the extent of local concerns.

Planning Application 14/01704/FUL - Fineshade Wood

A lot of local concerns have been raised with me by residents in Fineshade and the surrounding parishes, about planning application 14/01704/FUL, which is coming before East Northamptonshire Council's Development Control Committee next Wednesday.  So, I have today written to the Chairman, restating my opposition to this proposal and stressing the strength of local concern.

Prime Minister Responds to North Northamptonshire EU Referendum!

Given the significant local response to the North Northamptonshire EU Referendum and Peter Bone MP, Philip Hollobone MP and I, delivering the results to Downing Street a couple of weeks ago, this week, we received an official response from the Prime Minister.

'More Fire Cover Campaign' Succeeds!

I was delighted to hear the news today of Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service’s proposals to enhance fire cover in Corby, after months of campaigning on this issue through the More Fire Cover Campaign.

Tom takes remarkable 'community champions' to Number 10!

Samantha Cameron has today hosted a reception at 10 Downing Street for community champions and I was delighted to nominate two guests to join me in attending, in recognition of their fantastic work locally.

Planning Application 14/00094/OUT

A lot of local concerns have been raised with me by residents in Cottingham and Middleton about planning application 14/00094/OUT, which is coming before Corby Borough Council's Development Control Committee on Tuesday evening.  So, I have today written to the Chairman, restating my opposition to this proposal and endorsing the planning officer's recommendation that it be 'refused'.

'More Fire Cover Campaign' Update

Today, I submitted my formal response to Northamptonshire County Council's 'Community Protection Plan' consultation'.