Tags: News update
The Government has announced today that Northamptonshire will be placed in Tier 2 of the three tier COVID-19 alert system, starting on Wednesday 2 December.
The decision is based on the latest available data and is in line with the measures set out in the COVID-19 Winter Plan published on Monday.
As announced earlier this week, the tiers have been toughened and many more areas have been placed into... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 16:42 by Rebecca
Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) Highways are making important temporary changes to help protect people who live, work and visit Oundle from the spread of COVID-19, and encourage them back to local shops and businesses in the area when the second lockdown ends. NCC Highways are working to make our streets safer to help customers maintain social distancing during the pandemic to protect themselves... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:53 by Rebecca
East Northamptonshire Council and Borough Council of Wellingborough are supporting local businesses to launch an ecommerce presence for the first time.
Retailers and businesses affected by lockdown and who don't already trade online are to receive a significant boost thanks to a partnership between the councils and small business support network, Enterprise Nation.
Funding for a total of 50 businesses... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:50 by Rebecca
Here is the latest update from Oundle Town Council.
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:00 by Rebecca
I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to COVID-19 in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also going to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access support if you need to self-isolate, if you become unwell, or if you require help... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 17:14 by Rebecca
Rampchild is making great progress on the new halfpipe ramp in the Recreation Ground. The base is nearly completed & we're expecting it to be completely finished by early next week (weather permitting).
Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 15:23 by Rebecca
The Active Communities team at Freedom Leisure in East Northamptonshire have put together a series of Xplorer programmes aimed at encouraging families to enjoy the October half term.
Freedom Leisure operates three leisure facilities on behalf of East Northamptonshire Council, along with a number of health and wellbeing services and initiatives throughout the year, including Xplorer.
Xplorer is a family... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 16:03 by Rebecca
PHONE 01832 275433
Registered charity number: 1161080
Supported by East Northamptonshire Council
During the Coronavirus restrictions, Volunteer Action can offer the following services:
Transport to medical appointments (charges apply)
Free Prescription collection & delivery service (charges apply)
Food shopping and delivery (charges apply)
Friend-on-the-phone service.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:29 by Rebecca
15 October 2020
Coronavirus update on areas in local Covid alert levels
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care today (15 October) provided an Oral Statement to Parliament on the Government's local action strategy and areas of England that will move into local Covid alert level high from Saturday 17 October.
The Government has also updated the full list of local COVID alert levels by area.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:38 by Rebecca
Heavy rain will push north and west across the UK, clearing from much of southeast England by Saturday afternoon.
However, it is expected to remain heavy and persistent throughout Saturday and into mid-Sunday across the country. This is likely to bring flooding and some disruption to travel.
For the latest forecasts and weather warnings visit Met Office
Posted: Sat, 03 Oct 2020 09:06 by Rebecca