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East Northamptonshire Council supports over 900 businesses with £10m in grants, but urges more to apply
913 businesses in East Northamptonshire have now received over £10.3m in grants through the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant. The grants, each worth either £10,000 or £25,000, come from central Government and is distributed to companies by East Northamptonshire Council, providing vital support for organisations across the district during the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Apr 2020 13:45 by Rebecca
Plans to create two new unitary councils for the county from next April will now continue within the planned timescales following the confirmation today of new legislation by the government.
Following the postponement of May's local elections because of the Covid-19 pandemic, an alternative approach and new legislation were needed for the creation of the organisations.
The response to the current Public... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 15:26 by Rebecca
We want to create some "thankyou" banners to display around Oundle, to show the NHS, key workers and volunteers how very grateful we are for the work they are doing to keep us safe and to keep Oundle running.
We'd like to invite the children of Oundle to help us decorate these banners with their "thank you" posters. Take a photo of one you've already done or get arty and create a new one.
Email your... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 16:45 by Rebecca
The NHS has launched a coronavirus status checker. Use this quick status checker to tell them about your current experience of the virus, no matter how mild your symptoms may be. The more people that respond, the more informed the NHS will be to the coronavirus.
Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:33 by Rebecca
J Atkinson & Sons greengrocers won't be at Thursday's market on 2 April 2020. They have made the difficult decision to not attend this week but they hope to return as soon as possible.
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:27 by Rebecca
Following the incredibly successful appeal last week to find volunteers to help those in need in Northamptonshire during the coronavirus pandemic, a new support line has now been launched to support the most vulnerable members of our community.
There are a large number of people across Northamptonshire who are currently in isolation for various reasons. These include individuals displaying symptoms... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:17 by Rebecca
Great to see a small but disciplined turn out to the very limited market this morning.
Social distancing was much in evidence, as was stoic good humour, and the ENC Environmental Health team are happy with the provision under present government guidelines.
Thanks to the traders for supporting the continued and impressive food stores around Oundle, keeping us supplied in difficult times.
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:52 by Rebecca