SUPPORTING YOUR COMMUNITY As the country emerges from its second COVID winter, and pressures on the NHS start to ease, it would be easy to think that it's all over.
Whilst we can certainly take pride in the way that we all came together in a spirit of unity, we know there is still more to do to support people in our communities as we will be dealing with the aftermath of the pandemic for a long time... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:59 by Emma Needham
Northamptonshire Safeguarding Adults Board in partnership with Northamptonshire Police have relaunched a new and improved version of the Herbert Protocol and are encouraging people caring for someone living with dementia to use the initiative to keep them safe and sound.
What is the Herbert Protocol?
Used by police forces across the UK, the Herbert Protocol encourages families and carers of people living... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:51 by Emma Needham
COMMUNITY BENEFIT FUND FOR CRICK AND KILSBY
Daintree Wind Farm Ltd has committed £12,000 each year into a community Fund, which is split equally between the Parishes of Crick and Kilsby in Northamptonshire. The Fund allows groups to apply for grants between £250 and £6,000. There is one application round to apply to each year. The application closing date for 2022 is: 27th April 2022,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 16:20 by Emma Needham
As part of a new month-long domestic abuse campaign, Northamptonshire Police is warning offenders their abusive behaviour will not be tolerated. If the Force receives information they have committed offences, they should expect a knock on the door this Christmas seeking their arrest.
The campaign, launched today (Wednesday, 15 December), has been timed to coincide with an anticipated increase in domestic... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 16:05 by Emma Needham
We attended the meeting with our MP Chris Heaton- Harris in Yelvertoft on Friday. The key point which emerged was that even if you don't wish to complete the questionnaire, you can have your say by writing to or emailing the Strategic Plan Team at WNC giving your views on Options 3a and 3b. Copy our MP Chris Heaton-Harris - he made it clear that he will only get involved if he is approached by his... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 12:19 by Emma Needham
- Chris Attridge has served the village of Crick and the surrounding area for 30 years as a postmaster
- Chris has always worked alongside his family – at first his parents and now his wife
- His post office has proved a real lifeline to the local community, particularly through the pandemic
The Postmaster for Crick Post Office, Chris Attridge, has been presented with a Long Service Award for his devoted... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 15:16 by Emma Needham
We have seen a significant spike in Thefts from Vans across South Northants and Daventry which has seen vans targeted for the tools contained within.
The offence locations have varied from hotel car parks to isolated villages with multiple vehicles being targeted at night.
In the even you are witness to persons stealing from vans in an emergency where immediate assistance is required please call 999... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 09:28 by Emma Needham
Crick Parish Council are exploring the creation of a Climate Action Working Group to consider and respond to the potential impact of climate change on the village, it's residents and the surrounding environment
The aim of the Action Group will be to come up with and prioritise actions that the community can take, to mitigate the impact of climate change on the village and the local environment
This is... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 10:00 by Emma Needham
Many of West Northamptonshire Council's services will be closed from Christmas Day and will reopen as normal from 9am on Tuesday, 4th January.
Bin collections, children's services, social care and registration service are operating as normal during the Christmas week along with emergency arrangements such as homelessness and housing repairs.
Don't forget you can continue to access a range of services... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 17:50 by Emma Needham
West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan – Spatial Options Consultation
West Northamptonshire Council is preparing a new Strategic Plan which will cover the period up to 2050.
The Options Consultation is the second stage in preparing the new Plan (after the Issues Consultation), no decisions have been made yet and the purpose of the document is to seek views on a Vision, Spatial Objectives and Development... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 16:09 by Emma Needham