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Ability Transport

Ability Transport

Ability are a Northamptonshire based not-for-profit organisation set up to reduce social isolation and loneliness by providing regular reliable transport to people who struggle to get out and about. They are part funded by South Northants Council (now West Northants Council) with a view to providing greater connectivity to isolated rural areas.

From April 12th, following the first loosening of government... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:26 by Kathy Hale

Tags: Bus Route, Community, Community Services, Information, Information and advice

Update from TARMAC - A43 Southbound Whitfield Progress Update as of 29.03.21

Update from TARMAC - A43 Southbound Whitfield Progress Update as of 29.03.21

Our A43 SB Whitfield Scheme has unfortunately, had to be extended into April due to lost shifts, some resource issues and some additional work. The final shift of this scheme is now scheduled for Saturday the 10th of April 2021.

This week we will be working with overnight closures from 8pm until 6am with the usual diversion routes still in place for tonight, Monday 29th March, Tuesday 30th March and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 09:55 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Highways, Information, Roadworks

HS2 - Notice of work at Finmere Bridge, A4421

HS2 - Notice of work at Finmere Bridge, A4421

HS2 have amended a Notice of Works in relation to the demolition of Finmere Bridge - A4221 Finmere to Bicester.

Friday 16th April – Monday 19th April 2021
The A4421 will be closed at Finmere Bridge from Friday 16th April 8:00pm until 6.00am on Monday 19th April. The road will be closed to traffic to ensure the safe demolition of Finmere Bridge.
We have put in place contingency dates for the demolition... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 11:02 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: HS2, Highways, Information

A43 Whitfield Scheme Bulletin 22.03.21

A43 Whitfield Scheme Bulletin 22.03.21

Update received from TARMAC

I am delighted to confirm that we have now successfully complete our essential safety SCRIM works on the A43 Padbury / Baynards Green and Cherwell roundabouts.

From this evening Monday 22nd March 2021, we return to the original A43 SB Whitfield Scheme which is scheduled to complete next week with the final overnight shift on Wednesday 31st March. As previously was the case,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 10:48 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Highways, Information, Roadworks

National Day of Reflection 23 March

National Day of Reflection 23 March

We're supporting the National Day of Reflection on 23 March, the first anniversary of UK lockdown, to commemorate this tragic loss of life and to stand together with everyone who's grieving.

We will be lighting up the Town Hall and observing a minute's silence at 12 noon.

#NationalDayofRemembrance

Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 13:09 by Kathy Hale

Tags: Advice and information, Information, Information and advice, News

HS2 - Notice of works A43 site investigations and compound set-up

HS2 - Notice of works A43 site investigations and compound set-up

HS2 have issued a Notice of Works which will affect the A43 whilst setting up and building a works compound on northbound carriageway.

Whilst this work is conducted, there will be nigh-time closures, both northbound and soutbound during March/April from BP roundabout towards Syresham - junction at Syresham will remain open.

Read the full Notice of Works, which includes maps showing compound location... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:45 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: A43, HS2, Highways, Information

A43 essential works

A43 essential works

As planned, TARMAC will be moving down to carry out further identified essential SCRIM maintenance works between Cherwell Valley and Barley Mow roundabout tonight, Monday 1st March. These works are scheduled to complete on Friday 19th March 2021.

TARMAC expect to complete the A43 Whitfield Scheme with a return to the south bound carriageway on Monday 22nd March 2021 to carry out further improvements... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:30 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: A43, Highways, Information, Roadworks

Notification of Essential Safety SCRIM Overnight Resurfacing Works A43 Padbury / Baynards Green and Cherwell Roundabouts

Notification of Essential Safety SCRIM Overnight Resurfacing Works A43 Padbury / Baynards Green and Cherwell Roundabouts

Tarmac will be carrying out essential resurfacing work at A43 Padbury / Baynards Green and Cherwell Roundabouts (south of Brackley). The works will commence on the 1st March and are scheduled for completion on the 19th March 2021.

Our comprehensive scheme of work will include resurfacing on the gyratorys alongside some resurfacing and specialist anti skid treatments on the approaches and departures... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 12:12 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Highways, Information, Roadworks

HS2 - Enabling works update for Radstone area

HS2 - Enabling works update for Radstone area

HS2 have issued their latest update relating to enabling works for the Radstone area commencing next week. Please see attached update for further information.

All documents and updates received relating to HS2 in our area can be viewed on the HS2 dedicated page of this website.

Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 09:15 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: HS2, Highways, Information

NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL SAFETY SCRIM OVERNIGHT RESURFACING WORKS A43 Padbury / Baynards Green and Cherwell Roundabouts

NOTIFICATION OF ESSENTIAL SAFETY SCRIM OVERNIGHT RESURFACING WORKS A43 Padbury / Baynards Green and Cherwell Roundabouts

Highways England have advised that essential overnight works will commence on 1st March - A43 Padbury / Baynards Green and Cherwell Roundabouts.

The works are due to commence after the resurfacing of the A43 southbound A413 to Whitfield pavement section and will last until early April 2021.

To keep our programme for these works as short as possible and to minimise disruption to the local community, Highways... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 09:31 by Stephanie Campbell

Tags: Highways, Information, Roadworks