Herewith YOUR local services. We all strive to make Sywell a better place to live, work and visit. Our website includes a wealth of information about how we conduct business and what we do in and for our village. Use 'enter keyword' to search or browse the site to find whatever you are looking for. If you can't find the information you require then please contact the Parish Clerk.
Please find attached a factsheet from the Environment Agency.
This has been sent to all parish and town councils in our Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire Area.
The factsheet highlights the types of maintenance work we carry out on flood defences and why. It also includes information on riparian ownership and understanding flood risk.
We hope that this information will be useful in answering questions from residents and councillors, especially given the recent high river levels we have experienced. More »
Please do share this with your council and community as you see fit and get in touch if you have questions. We will do our best to support and advise you. » Less
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Operation CrookedAlert message sent 27/01/2021 15:59:00Information sent on behalf of Northamptonshire Neighbourhood WatchTo All Northampton Neighbourhood Watch / Alert MembersThere has been an increase in the number of burglaries in Northampton recently, the majority of which have been evening/night time.It is likely that these incidents have been a result of people out looking for properties to target. Please make sure you lock windows and doors, use a timer for lights switches etc and keep curtains drawn with light on inside the premises.CCTV has helped the police catch and detain those responsible, along with reports of suspicious activity , such as vehicles with multiple occupants, parked up or just driving around slowly in your neighbourhood looking at properties..What can you do ?Make sure your property is secure, and looks secure, even when you are at home. If you leave a window open to allow flow of air, make sure you shut them whenever you leave the room or premises.If you see unusual activity, something that makes you suspicious, or see a car or persons hanging around, report it immediately,If you can, get as much information as possible, like :-Vehicle index no, make model and colour.Description of person/s, Colour and type of clothes, Height, build, colour of skin.If you can take a picture without putting yourself at risk, do soIf it's a crime in progress always call 999Or 101 , or report onlineTo Report to the Police online:https://www.northants.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime/To Report suspicious activity:https://www.northants.police.uk/contact/cubp/northants/tell-us-about-something-youve-seen-or-heard/To send dash cam footage:https://www.northants.police.uk/police-forces/northamptonshire-police/areas/northamptonshire-force-content/about-us/about-us/operation-snap-northamptonshire/Information can be given anonymously to CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 or https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymouslyYou can also register that you have CCTV/Ring Door bell on your Neighbourhood Watch Account – click on the link below to login,Other useful information can be found on www.protectyourhomenorthants.co.uk and on the attached Burglary Leaflet
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 11:14 by Maureen Holliday