We have received several requests for a short, simple, plain-English guide to Local Government Reorganisation; something that can be cut and pasted onto community web sites or newsletters to help inform and engage members of the public. It was quite a challenge to write a short, simple guide but one I was happy to take on. The draft was road-tested on my 17 and 13 year old children (almost willingly!)... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 10:50 by Parish Office
The Annual Comfort and Joy Campaign helps those who are staying in refuges as a result of experiencing domestic abuse, as well as other vulnerable families who are struggling at Christmas.
Jointly organised by the Daventry District and South Northamptonshire Community Safety Partnership and the Daventry District Over 50's Forum, its aim is to provide them with a few gifts and treats, as well as food,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 16:43 by Parish Office
Dear Residents, I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to Coronavirus in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also hoping to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access support if you need to self-isolate, if you become unwell, or if you require... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 12:02 by Parish Office
Northamptonshire County Council's School Admissions Team is co-ordinating a formal consultation on the admissions arrangements for mainstream schools within the county for the September 2022 intakes (primary, junior and secondary). This consultation period allows parents, schools, religious authorities and the local community to comment on proposed admission arrangements.
CONSULTATION will take place... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 10:41 by Parish Office
Please find attached a copy of the Autumn & Winter Activity Campaign Toolkit which has been compiled by Sport England to help keep people active over the next few months.
Can you please distribute this to members of the Health/Wellbeing Forum & any other contacts who can help to promote the important messages included within the toolkit.
Kind regards & many thanks,
Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 23:13 by Parish Office
Northamptonshire County Council is consulting on proposed term dates for the 2022 to 2023 academic year.
The consultation period on these proposed dates will run from:
Monday 19 October 2020 – Friday 27 November 2020.
The proposed term dates can be viewed on the County Council website.
The previously agreed term dates (for 2020-21 and 2021-22) can also be located here.
Give Us Your Views
Please send... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 22:48 by Parish Office
A new support line has been launched to support the most vulnerable members of our community.
The new support line - which can be reached on 0300 126 1000 (Option 5) - allows those who cannot leave their homes under current restrictions and those who have nobody to call upon for help, to request support in getting access to food, prescriptions and other vital services that they require.
There are a large... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 06:40 by Parish Office
If you and your family and friends want to be involved in volunteering opportunities in Northamptonshire there's more information here: https://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/coronavirus-updates/Pages/volunteer-to-help-those-in-need-coronavirus.aspx
Volunteers will be matched with those requesting help, according to their skills and locations. Volunteering could include delivering prescriptions or helping... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 07:45 by Parish Office
Find the latest local and national coronavirus updates affecting Northamptonshire on the link below. This includes health advice and guidance, changes to council services and events, and support available for businesses and educational settings.
Advice on Coronavirus can also be found on Daventry District Council's website https://www.daventrydc.gov.uk/your-council/news/advice-on-coronavirus/... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 17:23 by Parish Office
Two new unitary authorities in Northamptonshire will be created on 1st April 2021
You can find more on the unitary process at www.futurenorthantsnorth.org and www.futurenorthantswest.org
Future Northants North: Twitter - @futureNnorth - https://twitter.com/futureNnorth
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/futurenorthantsnorth/
Future Northants West: Twitter - @futureNwest - https://twitter.com/futureNwest... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 12:16 by Parish Office