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Can you make scrubs for the NHS

Can you make scrubs for the NHS Are you or anyone you know handy with a sewing machine and would you like to do something really practical to help the NHS?  If yes, why not consider making scrubs for clinical staff carrying out reviews in care homes. Check out this page on what’s involved: http://www.dgft.nhs.uk/making-scrubs-for-our-hospital-staff/.  Locally, the

By |2020-07-27T14:55:32+01:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Daventry Town Centre Vision 2035

Daventry Town Centre Vision 2035 The current vision for Daventry Town Centre is reaching the end of its life, and this, combined with the challenges facing the high street and the unprecedented challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, mean there is no better time to see how the town centre should change and evolve to meet

By |2020-07-23T20:48:23+01:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: General News|

Daventry Leisure Centre reopening this weekend

Daventry Leisure Centre reopening this weekend Daventry Leisure Centre is set to reopen this weekend, after being given the green light by Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The Leisure Centre in Lodge Road, which is managed by sports and leisure operator Everyone Active in partnership with Daventry District Council, will reopen its doors on Saturday 25

By |2020-07-23T20:43:41+01:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: General News|

Daventry Country Park paths set for summer upgrade

Daventry Country Park paths set for summer upgrade Daventry Country Park’s pathways will undergo huge improvements this summer as a resurfacing programme gets underway. Contractors working on behalf of Daventry District Council will restore sections of damaged footpath totalling around 2km in length in a project which is expected to last around 12 weeks. They

By |2020-07-21T17:01:48+01:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: General News|

Essential Works M6 J1 to M1 J19 Catthorpe Resurfacing

Essential Works M6 J1 to M1 J19 Catthorpe Resurfacing Highways England will be carrying out essential maintenance work between the M6 J1 to M1 junction 19. This scheme will improve the road surface by repairing identified defects. They'll be resurfacing sections of the carriageway and refreshing road markings. Once completed, all road users will benefit

By |2020-07-16T19:36:24+01:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Northamptonshire’s Police, Crime and Fire Commissioner is recruiting young people to be part of the Northamptonshire 2020/21 OPFCC Youth Commission

The OPFCC Youth Commission has been set up by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner to ensure that the views of young people are heard, and help change services for the better. They are looking to recruit around 20 young people from across Northamptonshire to form the 2020/21 Youth Commission and are

By |2020-07-15T09:37:55+01:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Summer 2020 Reading Challenge

Summer 2020 Reading Challenge Every year Northamptonshire Libraries deliver the Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges children to read 6 books during the summer holidays. It has been proven that children who don’t continue reading during the summer have a lower reading age when they return to school in September than that before the summer. You

By |2020-07-15T09:25:44+01:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Grants of up to £30,000 available for disabled residents

Grants of up to £30,000 available for disabled residents Disabled Facilities Grants can be used to fund all sorts of works from ground floor bedroom and bathroom extensions, walk-in shower rooms, widening of doorways, ramped access, driveways, parking solutions, stair lifts and step lifts plus lots more …. Call today on 01327 871100 to see

By |2020-07-15T09:11:32+01:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Getting Young People Active Activity Finder and Grant available

Getting young people active activity finder and grant available Northamptonshire Sport has been working with the COVID-19 Education cell at NCC to provide an online search portal for families to find school holiday activities for their children.  They have some exciting opportunities for you to support this. Funding To go alongside this, for those organisations

By |2020-07-15T09:02:44+01:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Northants Acre Good Neighbours Scheme chat on zoom 24 June 2020 at 10.30 am

Northants Acre Good Neighbours Scheme chat on zoom 24 June 2020 at 10.30 am Northamptonshire ACRE are hosting an informal zoom chat and coffee to chat about the fantastic Good Neighbours Schemes. Across Northamptonshire over 30 groups have become registered Good Neighbours Schemes! If you are a community group carrying out neighbourly support, there are loads of

By |2020-06-17T15:31:08+01:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: General News|
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