Local information

North Northants Council

North Northants Council is the local authority responsible for most of the major services in Bozeat, such as highways, household waste collection and the majority of the street lighting, it is also the authority responsible for planning decisions.  Bozeat is served by three North Northants Councillors – Jon-Paul Carr,  Martin Griffiths and Tom Partridge-Underwood.


Problems such as potholes in the road, damaged or missing road signs or street nameplates  should all be reported online using Street Doctor.  This link will take you to the Street Doctor page.


Bozeat Parish Council is a statutory consultee for any planning applications within the village and will send in comments when appropriate.  North Northants Council is the authority that will decide whether or not to approve or refuse a planning application.  To find out more about planning applications, click on this link.

Rights of Way

There are a number of footpaths that cross fields to join up with footpaths leading to other parishes and these are listed on the Definitive Map, which is maintained by North Northants and West Northants Councils.  Click on this link to find out more about the Definitive Map. If you find a problem such as a broken stile or a footpath that is so overgrown that you can’t use it, please use the Street Doctor reporting system and select Rights of Way from the menu.  Click here for Street Doctor.

Street Lighting

Most of the street lights in Bozeat are the responsibility of North Northants Council, there are 10 lights that remain the responsibility of Bozeat Parish Council because they are on unadopted land, such as Peartree Close and Bull Close.  If you spot a street light that is faulty, please use the online reporting system, Street Doctor, to report it, click on this link to go to Street Doctor.

Waste Collections

Wheelie bins are usually collected on Tuesdays, with the black bin [general waste] being collected one week, and the green bin [recycling waste] and brown bin [garden waste] being collected the next.  The garden waste collection is subject to an additional charge, you need to register on the North Northants Council website if you would like to use this service.  Click on this link to confirm which bins are being collected on which day and to find out more.

Bozeat Playing Fields

The Playing Field is situated at the junction of Harrold Road and Dychurch Lane and has several sports pitches as well as a pavilion and children’s play area.  the What3Words reference for the pavilion is Fields.Stole.Feasted.  Bozeat Playing Field Association was established in 1971 as an independent trust registered with the Charity Commission and manages the playing field on behalf of the village of Bozeat.  Click on this link to find out more.  The skate ramp, MUGA, outdoor gym, table tennis table and meeting point hosted by the playing field belong to and are the responsibility of Bozeat Parish Council.

Public Transport

Bozeat is served by two bus services, The W8 which is run by Stagecoach Midlands and offers a service from Bozeat to Wellingborough, via Wollaston, and the Village Hopper, which is run jointly by several parishes, including Bozeat.  The Village Hopper offers a service from Bozeat to Northampton, via Cogenhoe.  Click on the links below to find details of the timetable and fare for each service.

W8 Stagecoach Midlands service to Wellingborough.

Village Hopper service to Northampton.