OCT 00] RUGBY
BOROUGH COUNCIL NEWS
Farewell To Flecknoe's Cesspools
By ANTONY HOPKER
living near Rugby are to enter the modern world as they wave goodbye
to their cesspools and septic tanks and get connected to a sewer.
households in Flecknoe, near the border with Northamptonshire, are to
benefit from the new sewer.
sewerage scheme will also include the village hall after residents
made a special appeal to councillors to connect it free of charge.
after councillors approved the £70,000 donation, Rugby Borough
Council cabinet leader Steve Stewart said:
scheme will ensure that the current pollution problems in Flecknoe and
the inconvenience of septic tanks and cesspools will be a thing of the
villages in the area have also been given grants form the new Rural
Development Fund run by the council.
fund was introduced to allowing one-off projects or minor improvement
schemes in the parishes.
to benefit include: Brinklow, Churchover, Church Lawford, Clifton,
Frankton, Harborough Magna, Long Lawford, Stretton-on-Dunsmore,
Willey, Willoughby, Bourton and Wolfhampcote.