It's time to get on your bike for charity! The 2021 Cycle4Cynthia charity bike ride takes place on 18 & 19 September 2021 as a virtual event and in person on 19 September 2021 at Lamport Hall. Click the poster below for further details, and follow https://twitter.com/cycle4cynthia for the latest news.
Posted: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 08:57 by Danny Moody
Northamptonshire County Council is recruiting volunteers to join the COVID Community Ambassadors scheme. Could you be one of them?
Across the county, communities and businesses are working hard to manage the virus and to protect the public from COVID-19. The vaccination programme, which is now underway, will gradually bring greater protection to those who are most vulnerable. It will take time to have... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:18 by Danny Moody
Ride rolls on regardless!
It may have finished off the FA Cup final, seen Wimbledon whitewashed and even overcome the Olympics, but the team behind the county's favourite annual fundraising bike ride are adamant that COVID-19 won't have them running for cover!
Which is why, with some creative logistical tricks up their lycra sleeves, should they be needed, plans are still in place for Cycle4Cynthia -... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 16:14 by Danny Moody
Parish and town councils in Northamptonshire and across the country are busy mobilising a huge community response to the Coronavirus crisis. From acting as a conduit for official advice to organising large-scale Volunteer Helper programmes, parish and town councils are on the case!
Northants CALC is supporting member councils via a dedicated web page (the link has been emailed out) and we are communicating... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 16:18 by Danny Moody
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
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
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
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
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
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