Daventry’s ‘Pothole Banksie’ ends campaign

A woman who put up signs around a pothole-plagued town has said she is stepping back from the campaign. Daventry Banksie, who has remained anonymous, said she had achieved what she wanted because some road repairs had started, says the BBC. The campaign was featured in local and national media, including ITV News and Banksie […]

600kg haul of litter collected in just one shift along A43

More than 600kg of rubbish was collected in just one night by litter pickers along a stretch of the A43 in Northamptonshire. National Highways is carrying out resurfacing work along the busy route between Silverstone and Towcester. To enable the work to be carried out safely, road closures have been taking place overnight. During one […]

Motorist fined for ignoring variable speed limit

In an example of what can happen when people ignore speed limits on smart motorways, a motorist has been told to pay more than £2,000 and been given points on his driving licence after pleading guilty to ignoring a variable speed limit and travelling twice the speed restriction set on the smart motorway in Northamptonshire. […]

Northants proposing bus lane “crack down”

Enforcement officials in Northamptonshire are pledging to crack down on vehicles illegally using bus lanes in order to improve journey times for bus users. The County Council proposal centres on reliable journey times for bus travel as a way of encouraging people to start using buses and reducing car volumes and congestion. The council’s Cabinet […]


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