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Message from Anglian Water - Pitsford Reservoir Closed

I wanted to give you an update on the difficult decision we have taken to keep Pitsford Water closed to the public for the time being.At Anglian Water we know our leisure attractions are loved by many but the health and safety of our colleagues and visitors is our top priority. Therefore, Pitsford Water will remain closed over the bank holiday and during half term, and we are asking everyone to respect... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 May 2020 13:05 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

A message from the Northamptonshire Libraries

A message from the Northamptonshire Libraries

message from the Northamptonshire Libraries and Information Service:

We are all keen to open as soon as we can safely do so, but do need to have a consistent and planned approach to this across all our libraries.

Each library is going to be slightly different of course, depending on the physical layout, but there will be guidelines for all to follow.

Please be assured that we will share our procedures... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 12:52 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

Fraudsters Calling Northamptonshire Residents Pretending To Be Police Officers

Fraudsters Calling Northamptonshire Residents Pretending To Be Police Officers

Detectives from Northamptonshire Police's Fraud Team are warning local residents of a scam in which people are pretending to be police officers in order to steal money and personal details.

In April 2020, the Force received 12 reports of fraudsters posing as police officers in an attempt to commit courier fraud. Those targeted were aged between 70 and 89, and their total financial losses were £7,100.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 May 2020 12:11 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: Police

HAVE YOUR SAY On the future of your village: Overstone and surrounding

Update on North Northamptonshire Sustainable Urban Extension (SUE)Overstone Green - DA/2020/0001

Objection letter here

Northamptonshire County Council has allocated land in Overstone Parish for the Sustainable Urban Extension, which includes Overstone Leys and Green.

Overstone Leys is currently under construction within the Parish.

Daventry District Council Planning has advised the Parish Council that... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 22:28 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News, planning

Future Northants media release

Future Northants media release

Plans to create two unitary councils undergo major redesign

With tackling the Coronavirus everyone's top priority, plans for creating two new councils in Northamptonshire will be scaled down, with a new approach called 'Safe and Legal Plus'.

New legislation that came into effect on 8 May, as expected confirms the new North and West Northamptonshire Councils will start on 1 April 2021. This follows the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 13:06 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: NCC

Police Scam Protection Advice

Police Scam Protection Advice

Criminals are experts at impersonating people, organisations and the police. They spend hours researching you hoping you'll let your guard down for just a moment.

They can contact you by phone, email, text, letters, on social media, or in person. They will try to trick you into parting with your money, personal information, or buying goods or services that don't exist.

To keep yourself and your devices... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 12:45 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News, Police

Children First Northamptonshire - Resources for Families

An extensive list of links to mental health support, educational sites and other activities for families has been drawn up by Children First Northamptonshire at Northamptonshire County Council.

Families can use these resources at any time, but they are particularly useful through these unexpected times of rapid and unpredictable change during the Coronavirus Pandemic.


The document has links to local,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 13:20 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: NCC

Scammers - Household Waste

Scammers - Household Waste

Northamptonshire County Council is warning people affected by the impact of the COVID-19 virus to be alert for bogus cold callers or online advertisements offering to remove household waste.

Unlicensed carriers may be tempted to illegally dump, or 'fly-tip', the waste they collect in order to avoid the charges for proper disposal. Flytipping not only causes pollution and environmental damage, but the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2020 13:17 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: Police

How To Report Suspected Covid19 Breaches

Good Morning Neighbourhood Alert Member. We hope you are staying safe and well.

We are receiving a high volume of suspected Covid19 breaches.To assist us in managing these reports and balance our demand we ask that suspected breaches of Covid19 and made online through the following link: https://www.northants.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/c19/tell-us-about-possible-breach-coronavirus-measures/Thank you... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 13:22 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: COVID

Northamptonshire Police is Recruiting

Northamptonshire Police is Recruiting

Force Control Room Operatives – Scale 4

Applications are now open to join Northamptonshire Police as a Force Control Room Operative.

Closing date is 14th June, 2020.

For more details and to apply please follow the link below:

https://cheshirepolice.taleo.net/careersection/mfss-external+northamptonshire+police+bu/jobdetail.ftl?job=2000005F&lang=en&sns_id=link#.Xphn3jEzfmc.link

For general enquiries... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 13:19 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: Police

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