West Northants will celebrate Refugee Week from Monday with a number of events to raise awareness of issues affecting asylum seekers and the local support available to them.
Throughout the week of 20 to 26 June, events will take place at the University of Northampton, Delapre Abbey and online, with a full programme of speakers and presentations also planned at the Guildhall on Thursday, 23 June.
The... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2022 10:38 by Maureen Holliday
Two ladies, a mother and her 30 yr old daughter, are seeking refuge following their recent arrival in the UK.
Please contact Rev Stephen Trott by email or phone.
Posted: Sun, 19 Jun 2022 13:28 by Maureen Holliday
We have several sessions for parents during the knife angel visit - please feel free to circulate to anyone you know who might be interested - through your job or friends/family.
What to look out for if your child is being drawn into gangs - delivered by Youth Offending Service
Lodge Road, Daventry session - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/parent-education-session-daventry-tickets-310483162497
Guildhall,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 00:47 by Maureen Holliday
Queen's Jubilee Celebrations 2 – 5 June
The members of the WI invite you to join them in decorating our villages for the Queen's Jubilee.
We are making pompoms and bunting in RED, WHITE and BLUE.
Decorate your garden , fence, hedges, trees, front door. the possibilities are endless.
Let's make this a riot of colour in both villages, new and old.
Posted: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 17:14 by Maureen Holliday
You can help with our bid to make NorthNorthamptonshire the new Head Quarters for Great British Railways
This week, North Northamptonshire Council submitted a bid to Government to become the new national home of railways. The Council wants the area to host the headquarters of Great British Railways (GBR), a new public body in charge of the UK's train services.
As part of the Government's commitment to... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 19 Mar 2022 09:48 by Maureen Holliday
Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board (NSAB) announce the launch of the Tricky Friends Animation
The animation has been developed with the aim to help vulnerable adults understand what good friendships are and when they might be harmful.
It is important that adults with learning disabilities and autism, those who have cognitive difficulties, or young adults, have positive opportunities to make and... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 19 Mar 2022 09:39 by Maureen Holliday
https://homesforukraine.campaign.gov.uk North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) has been flying the Ukrainian flag from its civic buildings this week. Some councils have received requests for financial support for individual Ukrainian families. Generally, parish and town councils do not have legal powers for such activity, but they can, and should, promote opportunities for members of the public... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Mar 2022 16:02 by Maureen Holliday
BOUNDARY COMMISSION FOR ENGLAND is redrawing the map of parliamentary constituencies in England, to make sure each one has roughly the same number of electors. They have published the proposed new constituencies on the consultation website, https://www.bcereviews.org.uk and they want you to tell them what you think.
During the six-week secondary consultation on the proposals, which runs until 4 April,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Mar 2022 07:05 by Maureen Holliday
Posted: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 07:08 by Maureen Holliday
The Parish Council have been approached by Moulton Minibus Service, to see if there is a community need for extra transport support above and beyond the current bus service. This, however, is a question that only the parishioners of Sywell & Overstone can answer!
So, we need your help! Below are a few words from Moulton Minibus Service explaining a little about themselves and the type of service... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 23:19 by Maureen Holliday