Author: Maureen Holliday

Environment Agency Factsheet

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... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 16:32 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

Northamptonshire Sport is looking for new Trustees

Trustee Vacancy advert

Posted: Mon, 22 Feb 2021 15:24 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

Operation Crooked

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.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 11:14 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News, Police

Gritting In Winter

Gritting In Winter

Helpful advice..

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 10:08 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

Census 2021

Census 2021

The census is coming to England and Wales, and of course to households in Daventry.

By taking part, you can help inform decisions on services that shape our community, such as healthcare, education and transport.

The census is a unique survey that happens every 10 years. It gives us a snapshot of all the people and households in England and Wales – the most detailed information we have about our... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 13:30 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: Census

Local Government Reorganisation – A Simple Guide

We have received several requests for a short, simple, plain-English guide to Local Government Reorganisation; something that can be cut and pasted onto community web sites or newsletters to help inform and engage members of the public. It was quite a challenge to write a short, simple guide but one I was happy to take on. The draft was road-tested on my 17 and 13 year old children (almost willingly!)... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 10:53 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: NCC

Police & Fire Service Budget - please respond

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC), Stephen Mold, has launched a budget consultation to ask people about their priorities for the county's fire and police services, and how much they would pay towards them. The PFCC has responsibility for setting the budget for both Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police. The budgets are made up from money raised... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 10:52 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: NCC

Think NHS 111 First

NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.

If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly and safely in... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Dec 2020 23:54 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: Health

Age UK December Newsletter

Please see attached the December edition of our Engage newsletter which I hope you will find interesting and informative.

As a local, independent charity we appreciate your interest and are grateful for your support.

May I wish you a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Best wishes,
Chris Duff
Chief Executive

Jo Bird​, Coordinator ‑ Business Development
01604 611200 e jo.bird@ageuknorthants.org.uk... Read More »


Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 22:54 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

Annual Comfort and Joy Campaign - refuges & domestic abuse

The Annual Comfort and Joy Campaign helps those who are staying in refuges as a result of experiencing domestic abuse, as well as other vulnerable families who are struggling at Christmas.

Jointly organised by the Daventry District and South Northamptonshire Community Safety Partnership and the Daventry District Over 50's Forum, its aim is to provide them with a few gifts and treats, as well as food,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 21:59 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: NCC