Other Public Services

The Library

Long Buckby has a modern library situated on the Market Place. Tel. 0300 126 1000

Opening Hours

Mon:  Closed

Tue:   Closed

Wednesday 10-1pm and 2-5pm

Thursday    10-1pm and 2-6pm

Friday        10-1pm and 2-5pm

Saturday    10-1pm

Sun:    Closed


  • Books for leisure and information, for adults and children
  • Books on CD hire and book request service
  • IT Buddy (Book an hour-long session Tues am or Thurs pm)
  • Public computer access, free on Fridays, and free Wifi
  • E-library – free online book, audiobook, music and magazine hire
  • Monthly Reading Groups for adults and children
  • Fax, Photocopying, Printing and Scanning
  • Plus: weekly activities for children under 5

Long Buckby Library events are posted on Facebook


Fire and Rescue

Long Buckby has its own fire station staffed by retained fire officers providing 24 hour cover. The station is in Station Road and the officer in charge is Warren Ellison. Anyone interested in joining, or with other non-urgent enquiries can contact him at the station on Thursday evenings (7.00 until 9.00). Tel. 01327 844660.

The Fire and Rescue Service headquarters number is 01604 797000.


Long Buckby comes under the Western Area of Northamptonshire Police based at New Street, Daventry, NN11 3BS.

Long Buckby is covered by the Daventry Rural South Safer Community Team consist of a number of police constables and PCSO's. (See also the PCSO/Police section.)

If you need information or advice, have details about crime or criminals you would like to share with the Police, or if you would like to talk to the team about any local issue, please get in touch. You can contact them by email or telephone, or visit one of the Long Buckby Police surgeries.

Email: SCTDaventryRuralSouth@northants.police.uk

Telephone: 101 and ask for Daventry Rural South Safer Community Team.

Telephone number 999 should be used in an emergency only or if a crime is happening.

Daventry District Council

Daventry District Council is responsible for a variety of services including housing allocation and housing benefits, leisure and tourism, environmental health, refuse collection, car parking and planning matters. Housing management is now handled for the Council by Daventry District Housing, a private organisation.

The main offices are at:

Lodge Lane, Daventry, NN11 4FP
Tel. 01327 871100

The District Councillors for Long Buckby are:

Stephen Osborne, 14 High Street, Long Buckby, NN6 7RD. Tel. 01327 842554

Chris Millar, 23  Grass Slade, Brixworth, NN6 9HZ. Tel. 01604 947279


Northamptonshire County Council

The County Council?s responsibilities include education provision, social services, libraries, highways, trading standards, youth provision and fire and rescue.

The headquarters are at:

County Hall, George Row, Northampton, NN1 1DN
Tel. 0300 126 1000

The County Councillor for the Long Buckby Division is Stephen Osborne, 14 High Street, Long Buckby, NN6 7RD. Tel. 01327 842554.

Campaign to Protect Rural England ? Northamptonshire

CPRE Northants campaigns to protect rural Northamptonshire, by engaging with the West Northants Development Corporation, local and regional planners and other bodies.


CPRE Northamptonshire
P.O. Box 7939
Market Harborough
LE16 9XW
Tel. 01858 433136

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