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 can find out more about the challenge on our webpage: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/src... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:38 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
"We know people will be looking forward to going out after such a long time but please be sensible and help newly reopened businesses out by abiding by the Covid-19 regulations."
This is the message from Chief Superintendent Ash Tuckley, the officer overseeing the policing operation in response to the reopening of the night-time economy.
From Saturday, July 4, bars, restaurants and pubs have all been... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:49 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
How Can the SNC Job Club Support Local Residents?
We offer confidential advice and support on a wide range of topics to help find a way back into work, training, or education.
For anyone currently out of work, looking for a different type of job or even a new career, we can offer:
- 121 guidance from qualified experts
- Help with your CV, Cover Letter, Job Application
- Interview tips & tricks
- Help to identify... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:29 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
We've been advised that emergency works are required to repair a damaged BT cable, within the carriageway of the A5, at the crossroads of Banbury Lane and Butcher's Lane in Foster's Booth.
These works will be carried out TONIGHT, Thursday 2nd July 2020, during the closure of the A5 to through traffic between Tove roundabout (A43) and Weedon Bec.
Please be assured that every effort will be made to complete... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 02 Jul 2020 11:33 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
The Northamptonshire Community Resilience Hub has created an online survey to find out more about volunteering during this pandemic.
It's an opportunity for you to offer feedback and the survey results will be very important in assessing where we are as a county and in planning for the next phase of the Covid-19 response.
The survey contains 11 questions and should only take a few minutes to complete.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 12:14 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
Northamptonshire Highways want to hear YOUR ideas for making Northants a better place for cycling, walking & maintaining social distancing.
Use our interactive map to log your suggestions for cycle routes, cycle parking, improved footway space and quieter streets
As Government Covid-19 lockdown procedures are adjusted, they want to hear... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 14:57 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
The NHS Test and Trace service has launched today.Anyone who tests positive for coronavirus will be contacted within 24 hours by the NHS and asked to share information about their recent interactions.This information can be provided online using a secure website or over the phone with an NHS contact tracer.Recent contacts may be asked to self-isolate at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 14:33 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
Are you a teenager struggling with motivation? Are you looking for something new to try? Or do you just want to hang out with your mates doing something?
ACTIVE NORTHANTS offers Boxing, Calisthenics, Dance, Fitness and Yoga classes FREE OF CHARGE throughout June, you can sign in and spend time with other teenagers in a socially minded physical activity setting.
To make it even better, the more you participate... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 14:23 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt
Update 28th May 2020
Erratum: Please note that there is an error in the date given on Page 2 of this update for the closure of the Main Street, Upper Stowe / Furnace Lane crossroads (Phases 3 and 4). They will in fact be closed each night during week commencing 1st June 2020 and not 8th June 2020 as stated. This is to allow tree removal and drainage works at the junction to be carried out safely. Please... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 May 2020 09:15 by Liz
Towcester Town Council is delighted to announce, that following the Annual Meeting of the Town Council on Monday 18th May 2020, Councillor Richard Dallyn was inaugurated as Towcester Town Mayor for 2020/21 and Councillor Damian Reynolds as Deputy Town Mayor, which was held, in these unique times, as an online event.
Councillor Dallyn who has been a Towcester Town Councillor since 2015, is also one of... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 09:58 by Lizzi Bucklow-Holt