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
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
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
Northampton Town Football Club Community Trust, the official charity of the club. Our mission is to connect communities and improve lives. We run a range of projects across the town and county to engage young people and adults in the areas of physical and mental health, education training and employment, women's and girls' football, anti-crime, disability, tackling loneliness and social isolation.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 21:55 by Maureen Holliday
Lucy Wightman, Director of Public Health, Northamptonshire County Council
Dear Residents, I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to Coronavirus in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also hoping to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 12:01 by Maureen Holliday
Formal consultation on the admissions arrangements for mainstream schools within the county for the September 2022 intakes. Have your say.. Northamptonshire County Council's School Admissions Team is co-ordinating a formal consultation on the admissions arrangements for mainstream schools within the county for the September 2022 intakes (primary, junior and secondary). This consultation period allows... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 10:40 by Maureen Holliday
Please see below information from Northamptonshire Public Health service about their Supporting Independence Programme:-
The Supporting Independence Programme is a Northamptonshire Public Health service, tailored to support anybody in the county, over the age of 18, who may be struggling with one or several areas of their life, leading to mild frailty or reduced independence. We are currently operating... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:39 by Maureen Holliday
Please find attached a copy of the Autumn & Winter Activity Campaign Toolkit which has been compiled by Sport England to help keep people active over the next few months.
Can you please distribute this to members of the Health/Wellbeing Forum & any other contacts who can help to promote the important messages included within the toolkit.
Kind regards & many thanks,
Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 23:13 by Maureen Holliday
Northamptonshire County Council is consulting on proposed term dates for the 2022 to 2023 academic year.
The consultation period on these proposed dates will run from:
Monday 19 October 2020 – Friday 27 November 2020.
The proposed term dates can be viewed on the County Council website.
The previously agreed term dates (for 2020-21 and 2021-22) can also be located here.
Give Us Your Views
Please send... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 22:47 by Maureen Holliday
Community Resilience Update Special Edition 100 days
Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 10:25 by Maureen Holliday