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Police advice to parents in advance of the summer holidays

Police advice to parents in advance of the summer holidays

With summer holidays fast approaching, Northamptonshire Police are reminding parents and carers to ensure they have full knowledge of the whereabouts of their children. Following a small number of incidents involving missing children of various ages in recent weeks, the Force wants parents and carers to be aware of the risks young people can face, in particular exposure to gangs and child sexual exploitation... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:23 by Brian Hughes

Tags: Crime Prevention, Police

Water Safety Update

Water Safety Update

This week one of our PCSOs dealt with an incident in which a young person sustained an injury when a group of youngsters from the village ‎were jumping 15 feet from a footbridge into the canal at Crick. After first aid was administered young person was taken to the A and E Department after some 5 hours was allowed to return home. This incident illustrates the dangers.

Our PCSOs are working with... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 16:07 by Brian Hughes

Tags: Water Safety, Police

Exhibition to look at conservation areas in historic villages

People with an interest in the history and heritage of West Haddon and Great Brington are invited to get involved in conservation area reviews for the villages.

Conservation areas have tighter planning controls for anyone seeking permission to alter or demolish a building, or carry out work to trees, in order to maintain the special interest of the area.

Great Brington's conservation area was first designated... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:17 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Local Government Reform Update

Unitary programme re-designed to include more transformation work prior to Vesting Day 2021

Following the Secretary of State's announcement, two brand new unitary councils will be established in Northamptonshire on 1 April 2021 (Vesting Day), a year later than we originally anticipated.

This extra time allows the councils to carry out some transformation work on the services currently delivered across... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 11:16 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Water Safety

Water Safety

Our PCSOs have received reports that young people have been jumping off bridges into the canal. This is dangerous. The canal is shallow and there may be hazards under the water. Swimming in canal can also result in waterborne illnesses like Weil's Disease.

Attached is a tweet from the Fire Service.

Further information is available on the Royal Life Saving Society website here Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 17:05 by Brian Hughes

Tags: Police Fire Safety

Have Your Say - Village Conservation Area Reviews

Have your say on village conservation area reviews

People are invited to give their views this summer on plans that aim to protect the heritage of five villages in Daventry District.

A series of consultations are being held by Daventry District Council (DDC) to seek the public's feedback on Draft Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plans for Pitsford, Chapel Brampton, Staverton, Everdon and Little... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 06:34 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Hotline Launched to Improve Housing Conditions

Hotline launched to help improve housing conditions

A new hotline has been launched by Daventry District Council in a bid to improve living conditions for people in privately rented or shared housing.

The dedicated number 01327 302288 has been set up to help people report in confidence any concerns they may have about the condition of a privately rented property in the District.

People are also encouraged... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 01 Jun 2019 06:33 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Editor Needed Urgently For Crick News

Editor Needed Urgently For Crick News

Crick Parish Council urgently needs to recruit an editor for Crick News. The Editor is responsible for the production of this important village newsletter 4 times each year.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and enthusiastic person for this role which attracts an honorarium of £100 per issue. For more details, please contact the Clerk at .

Posted: Thu, 23 May 2019 17:06 by Brian Hughes

Tags: Newsletters

Look out for your new bin collections calendar

Look out for your new bin collections calendar

Residents are being encouraged to keep an eye out for new bin collection calendars which are due to hit doormats district-wide later this week.

The four-page leaflet gives households dates for the next 12-month cycle of waste and recycling collections, beginning at the start of June until the end of May 2020. It also includes details on 2019 festive collection arrangements including changes for Christmas... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 16:30 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

Naseby Battlefield leads the charge for community funding

Naseby Battlefield leads the charge for community funding

Plans to improve visitor facilities at one of the country's most iconic battlefields have received a community cash boost from Daventry District Council (DDC).

The Naseby Battlefield Project has been awarded £6,000 in the latest round of capital grants awarded by the Council to local community projects.

The funding will be used to replace and update a number of old and weathered interpretation... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 May 2019 16:28 by Josie Flavell

Tags: News

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