Northamptonshire County
Association of Local Councils

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CEO: Danny Moody
6 Litchborough Business Park
Northampton Road
Litchborough, Northampton
NN12 8JB

Tel: 01327 831482

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The best things come in refilled packages!

The best things come in refilled packages!

A husband and wife team have toasted the launch of their latest venture and Northamptonshire's first permanent, fully packaging-free village shop in the most appropriate way - with local coffee in a recycled cup!

Lindsay and Navneet Singh opened 'Re' in their home village of Flore on Friday (16th August), selling a wide range of dried foods, spices, coffee and cleaning products which customers can take... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:56 by Danny Moody

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Pension Education Class - Open To All

Pension Education Class - Open To All

In the New Year our partners at The Pension House will be holding a free pension education class at their new offices in Nobottle (Nr Duston). It is aimed at people who want to 'gen up' on pensions so that they are better prepared for their retirement. See below for details:

Posted: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 09:36 by Danny Moody

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Calling Grandparents With Adult Grandchildren

Calling Grandparents With Adult Grandchildren

TV company Shiver Productions is developing a new television programme for a major broadcaster. Shiver is looking for fun and outgoing grandparents who have 3 or more adult (18+) grandchildren who they would like to spend more time with.

Many grandparents reportedly only see their grandchildren on average twice a year, it's not surprising the two generations often know little about each other's lives.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:10 by Danny Moody

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Daily Mail Highlights New Pothole Detection Method

Bin lorries are to be fitted with cameras in a 'revolutionary' scheme to spot potential potholes – with councils saying they need billions of pounds to fix those that already exist.

The cameras will spot cracks or other damage to the road surface that, if not repaired, will turn into potholes.

The Department for Transport last night claimed the cameras – officially a 'pothole-spotter system,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:02 by Danny Moody

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Lost & Found

Lost & Found

Village faced with £1 million bill to clear up MOD bomb site

Live bombs, knives and other military artefacts have been found during remedial excavation work at a popular park in Weedon Bec. The remedial work was originally commissioned to remove asbestos from the site however when the digging began these far more dangerous items were uncovered.

Following the discovery and safe detonation by an... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2016 18:15 by Danny Moody

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Local Council Expo

Local Council Expo

A major new one day EXPO for the Local Council Sector will be held near Birmingham on 9 September 2016.

It aims to provide an opportunity for Clerks and Councillors to see the complete range of products and services that a Council might need, all in one place. If you will be looking for a supplier of anything from tractors to IT equipment, or signage to stationery, in the next year or two this is the... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Aug 2016 08:00 by Danny Moody

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Property firm ‘medals’ in Hospice affairs!

Property firm ‘medals’ in Hospice affairs!

Forget Olympic gold! The medal that Northamptonshire's cyclists will be bidding for later this year is the one that's hung round their necks at the end of the county's favourite fundraising bike ride, Cycle4Cynthia, staged annually in aid of Cynthia Spencer Hospice.

And this year's decoration will be extra special to mark the Hospice's 40th birthday, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Northampton-based... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 28 May 2016 10:21 by Danny Moody

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Bike ride bids for gnomentous year!

Bike ride bids for gnomentous year!

They may be considered a horticultural horror by many gardeners, and certainly not everyone's cup of tea, but gnomes are likely to be out in force at Lamport Hall next month for this year's Cycle 4 Cynthia!

You see, as featured in the Bank Holiday edition of BBCs Countryfile, the impressive stately home near Kettering is home to the world's oldest gnome which was brought from Germany in the 1800s by... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:40 by Danny Moody

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Walk Ten Boughton House

Marie Curie Cancer Care gives people with all terminal illnesses the choice to die at home. Our nurses provide patients and their families with free hands-on care and emotional support, in their own homes, right until the end.

This year our 10k twilight walk, Walk Ten, comes to Northamptonshire and we're asking as many people as possible to walk 10k in support of our East of England Nursing Service... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:24 by Danny Moody

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Please support people with disabilities and their carers near you.

By Clare Ellisdon, Business Development Officer, Vitalise.

I'm almost sure you know of someone caring for a loved one and the physical and emotional pressure this places them under.

Providing quality respite care is expensive and Vitalise subsidises each week taken to help those most in need to be able to consider taking an essential break. Sometimes this may be the only way carers can find the strength... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 13:02 by Danny Moody

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