In response to the many offers of help and support received from local residents and groups, please find the link below explaining how local communities and individuals can register their interest in assisting and/or make a donation. WNC is expecting to provide temporary housing for 140 Afghan refugees, some of whom are already here.
Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 08:44 by Emma Needham
Saxon Spires and Long Buckby Carers Drop in
Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 08:34 by Emma Needham
Last Night at the Proms
On Saturday 25 September 2021 at 7.30pm the award-winning Northampton Male Voice Choir (NMVC) together with the GUS Band and special guest soprano soloist Emily Haig 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 can (and often does) happen!
With a... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 10:49 by Emma Needham
Come and join the 800+ members of The Daventry & District Forum - enhancing the quality of life for the over fifties. See attached poster for more details.
Posted: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 10:44 by Emma Needham
People across West Northamptonshire are being encouraged to give their views on how their new council should keep them informed and updated on the many local services it provides.
People can give their views by completing a short survey on the council's consultation hub at West Northamptonshire Council - Citizen Space
For more information, see attachment or take a look at the YouTube video linked below.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Aug 2021 16:56 by Emma Needham
Stuck for something to do with the kids over the holidays? The Northamptonshire Children's Trust have put together a summer activities list for young people in the West Northamptonshire. It is a mix of the low cost fun to the full day-care more expensive option and everything in between, everything in the newsletter is open to all.
We hope you can find something of interest!
Posted: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 13:53 by Emma Needham
Northamptonshire Libraries are running an adult reading challenge this year, called Fully Booked, which will run for 6 months, from the 10th July. If you are interested in taking part in this, full information, including the companion podcast, can be found at www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/fortheloveofbooks
Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 11:41 by Emma Needham
Every year Northamptonshire Libraries deliver the Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges children to read 6 books during the summer holidays. It has been proven that children who don't continue reading during the summer have a lower reading age when they return to school in September than that before the summer. You can find out more about the challenge on our webpage: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/src... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 11:38 by Emma Needham
Daventry Neighbourhood Policing Team would like to know about any crime or anti-social behaviour that is causing you concern and if there is anything specific you would like them to focus on. They would also like to know how safe you feel when out and about in your neighbourhood and whether you think the police are doing a good job at tackling local crime and disorder. They say:
The survey takes just... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 May 2021 11:50 by Emma Needham
Yelvertoft Wind Farm Community benefit Fund
The Yelvertoft Wind farm Community Benefit Fund has been established on behalf of AES Wind Generation to provide grants to projects which benefit residents in the parishes of Clay Coton, Crick, Lilbourne or Yelvertoft.
The fund will support a range of charitable, environmental and general community projects to benefit residents in the local community around... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 May 2021 14:54 by Emma Needham