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Have you thought of volunteering to listen to children read in primary schools?

Have you thought of volunteering to listen to children read in primary schools? Schoolreaders is a charity that recruits volunteers to listen to children read in primary schools; this service is provided free to schools and they tell us that there is a need for volunteers in our local area. They say that the scheme

By | 2020-02-17T09:40:44+00:00 February 17th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Northamptonshire Carers Awareness Event – 25 March 2020

Northamptonshire Carers Awareness Event - 25 March 2020 Northamptonshire Carers are hosting an awareness raising event to help unpaid Carers to access support services within Northamptonshire. Northamptonshire Carers support Carers of all ages, including Young Carers who are caring for a loved one with learning disability, long term physical or mental health problem, or is

By | 2020-02-17T09:24:28+00:00 February 17th, 2020|Categories: General News|

West Northamptonshire Strategic Land Availability Assessment (SLAA) Consultation

West Northamptonshire Strategic Land Availability Assessment (SLAA) Consultation The West Northamptonshire Strategic Land Availability Assessment (SLAA) will be an assessment of land availability to help identify a future supply of land for housing and economic development over the plan period covered by the proposed West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan. The SLAA will form a key element

By | 2020-02-14T15:18:28+00:00 February 14th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Completed essential maintenance works on A14 between the M1 and Junction 2

Completed essential maintenance works on A14 between the M1 and Junction 2 Highways England report that they have completed their essential maintenance works on the A14 between the M1 and Junction 2. Unfortunately, during the course of the scheme, more issues were discovered which couldn’t all be remedied due to the weather and ground conditions. 

By | 2020-02-13T15:59:47+00:00 February 13th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Become a member of Northamptonshire’s OPFCC Youth Commission

Become a member of Northamptonshire’s OPFCC Youth Commission 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 up to 30 young people from across Northamptonshire to

By | 2020-02-11T16:01:20+00:00 February 11th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Interested in West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan (WNSP)?

Interested in West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan (WNSP)?  Make sure you're on the database! Further consultations will be taking place, with one probably early summer, in which development options will be put forward.  If you want to be kept informed by being on the Joint Planning Unit's database, email westnorthantsjpu@northampton.gov.uk and ask to be informed of

By | 2020-02-06T20:22:37+00:00 February 6th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Northants Sport Get up and Go Project to prevent falls

Northants Sport Get up and Go Project to prevent falls The aim is to create evidence based physical activity opportunities to support the frail audience of older adults in the county with a strength and balance class to support and tackle the upward trend of injurious falls occurring in the county and leading to a

By | 2020-01-28T18:11:08+00:00 January 28th, 2020|Categories: General News|

A14 (J2 to M1) Overnight Closures to 7 February 2020

A14 (J2 to M1) Overnight Closures to 7 February 2020 Highways England continue to work on the westbound carriageway between J2 and the M1, with overnight closures (8pm to 6am) for eight consecutive shifts until Monday, 3 February. They switch to the eastbound carriageway on Tuesday 4 February for four nights until Friday, 7 February

By | 2020-01-28T13:13:32+00:00 January 28th, 2020|Categories: General News|

Veterans Breakfast Club and Awareness of Online Scamming Events

Veterans Breakfast Club and Awareness of Online Scamming Events The next Daventry Veterans Breakfast Club is being held on Wednesday 22 January in partnership with a Debt Management session, at the New Street Café in Daventry from 9.30am – 12pm.  See here   Partners who will be there include Daventry’s Royal British Legion, Daventry & District

By | 2020-01-16T14:05:43+00:00 January 16th, 2020|Categories: General News|