Author: Maureen Holliday

Northampton Male Voice Choir - Annual Concert

Northampton Male Voice Choir - Annual Concert

Choir Announces New Season with Spectacular Proms Last Night

On Saturday 28 September 2019 the award winning Northampton Male Voice Choir together with stunning soprano, Emily Haig and the outstanding Virtuosi GUS Brass Band will present its annual concert "The Last Night of the Proms" conducted by its charismatic musical director, Stephen Bell. Watch out, when Stephen's about - absolutely anything... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 21 Jul 2019 00:17 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News

July's news from my county council

July's news from my county council

July's update from Northamptonshire County Council Here:

Posted: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 23:56 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: NCC

Sywell and Overstone Pre-School - Now enrolling

Sywell and Overstone Pre-School - Now enrolling

Do you know about this Pre-school? Go along and see them.

Posted: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 10:31 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News, Health & Wellbeing

Water Safety - Take Care

Water Safety - Take Care

Summer is just around the corner, and we all need to ensure that young people stay safe in and around the lakes and rivers in the area.

Please advise family members, friends about the dangers of swimming in open water of lakes and rivers.

For full information read the Water Safety Code at the Royal Life Saving Society, at ww.rlss.org.uk

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 10:24 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News, Police

Northamptonshire Rural Matters Spring-Summer 2019

Sent on behalf of Northamptonshire Rural Action Group

We are pleased to forward you Northamptonshire's first Rural Matters Newsletter a partnership newsletter for residents and businesses in rural communities. We hope you find the contents informative and please feel free to circulate to your friends and family who may have an interest in rural matters.

Click link below:

https://www.northamptonshireneighbourhoodalert.co.uk/da/275965/Northamptonshire_Rural_Matters_Spring-Summer_2019.html... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 10:22 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News, Police

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM DOORSTEP CRIME.

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM DOORSTEP CRIME.

IF YOU'RE NOT SURE DON'T OPEN THE DOOR.

TOP 5 TIPS TO TAKE A STAND AGAINST DOOR STEP SCAMS

1. Use a door chain to check who's calling.
2. Don't trade on the door step.
3. Ask a trusted friend or family member for advice on reputable traders.
4. Display a "No Cold Calling" sticker outside your door.
5. Always report any suspicious activity.

REMEMBER IF YOU'RE NOT SURE, DO NOT OPEN THE DOOR

GET ADVICE AND ALWAYS... Read More »




Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 10:26 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: Police, News

Government says yes to two unitary councils for Northamptonshire

Government says yes to two unitary councils for Northamptonshire

Two brand new unitary councils will be established in Northamptonshire on 1st April 2021 (Vesting Day), the Government confirmed today. The West Northamptonshire unitary will cover Daventry District, Northampton and South Northamptonshire and the North Northamptonshire unitary will cover Corby, East Northants, Kettering and Wellingborough. The existing district and borough councils and Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 21:39 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: NCC

Annual Parish Meeting Wednesday 15th May at 7.30pm in Sywell Village Hall.

Annual Parish Meeting Wednesday 15th May at 7.30pm in Sywell Village Hall.

The Annual Parish Meeting (a meeting for the residents of Sywell) will be held on Wednesday 15th May at 7.30pm in Sywell Village Hall.

There will be a Crime Prevention Presentation by David Mann, Prevention and Community Protection Department, Northants Police

Come and find out what the Parish, District and County Councillors have been doing and also the work that the Village Hall and Elliott Park representatives... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 09 May 2019 07:21 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News, Meeting Papers

NCC: Discounted compost bins for Northants residents.

NCC: Discounted compost bins for Northants residents.

Discounted compost bins are being offered to Northamptonshire residents in a bid to encourage more people to get composting.

As part of International Compost Awareness Week (5-11 May), the Northamptonshire Waste Partnership is working with getcomposting.com to offer discounted compost converters from as little as £18.50. Residents can also buy a second composter for just £9.25 thanks to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 09:44 by Maureen Holliday

Tags: News, NCC