Author: Maureen Holliday

Operation Snap

Operation Snap has been set up by Northamptonshire Police to help keep our county's roads as safe as possible.

It allows members of the public to report driving offences in the Northamptonshire area by filling out a form and uploading video evidence they have captured.

Submitted footage and reports are then examined by roads policing officers and can be used to take action against drivers found to be... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 22:19 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: Police

Serious and Organised Crime

Serious and Organised Crime

It could be young people you've never seen before moving in with a vulnerable neighbour and having lots of visitors, or a new gang of people hanging around and intimidating others, both these examples happen in Northamptonshire and could be a sign of serious and organised crime (SOC).Today is the start of a week of action tackling serious and organised crime and as part of their work, officers will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 22:15 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News, Police

CommMiniBus, New Weekly bus service.

CommMiniBus, New Weekly bus service.

CommMiniBus, a social enterprise providing public transport services to rural communities, introducing of a new network of weekly community minibus routes, starting from Friday 15 July 2022, following the receipt of a community grant from NNC to sponsor new routes 78B/C up to December 2022.

There will be altogether four weekly off-peak shopper bus routes, enabling villagers in more than 10 communities... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 12:28 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

Refugee week

Refugee week

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

Tags: News

Refuge Sought for 2 Ukrainian refugees:

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.
‭01604 845655‬
‭07712 863000‬

Posted: Sun, 19 Jun 2022 13:28 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

If your child is being drawn into gangs

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 -

Guildhall,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 00:47 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

Celebrations for the Queen Invitation by WI

Celebrations for the Queen Invitation by WI

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

Tags: News

New Headquarters for Great British Railways

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

Tags: NNC

Tricky Friends Animation (NSAB)

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

Tags: NNC

Ukraine and how can we help?

Ukraine and how can we help?

Ukraine 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

Tags: News