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Latest News

Changes to the blood taking unit

From Tuesday the 31st of March there are changes to the Blood Taking Unit at NGH. In order to keep patients safe at this time we are redirecting parts of this service to The Three Shires Hospital.

If you require a blood test you will need to contact the hospital to make an appointment on these numbers:

01604 885022

or
01604 885027

Three Shires will offer appointments Monday to Friday during the following... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 19:13 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Covid-19, Health

How to request support from volunteers if you are self-isolating in Northamptonshire and need help

Northamptonshire County Council have set up a new dedicated helpline for people who are self-isolating and need urgent support.

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 18:59 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19

Council Tax reduction for residents on low incomes

Northampton Borough Council will be applying a further council tax discount of up to £150 to families and single people on low incomes as part of its response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

More than 8,400 working-age residents who are already eligible for the council tax reduction scheme will automatically receive this additional discount on their 2020/21 bills. This does not impact on pensioners... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:51 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19

Free parking in Northampton for Key Workers

Northampton Borough Council is making parking free for key workers throughout April in response to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Mayorhold Car Park will close to consolidate staff and all other car parks will be made free of charge from Monday (30 March).

St John's and St Michael's multi-storey car parks will be set aside solely for key workers who need only show their work pass or appropriate identification... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:24 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19

An update from Northampton Community Foundation in response to Coronavirus

A useful update from Northampton Community Foundation.

Online Food Aid Directory - Urgent

We have now updated the Directory. We know that during this time things are changing rapidly therefore it is much appreciated if you can contact Rachel Cooke: rachelcooke@ncf.uk.com with any changes and we will aim to keep it up to date as much as possible: http://www.ncf.uk.com/about-us/community-leadership/nfpn... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:14 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Health

Local Resiliance Forum - Press Release

Council leader hails tremendous response to plea for volunteers - a Thank You

Posted: Fri, 27 Mar 2020 09:30 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19

Share your views on new and existing town safety measures

Members of the public have one more week to share their views on existing and proposed new powers for overcoming anti-social behaviour in Northampton's public spaces.

A consultation running for more than two months is asking residents to share their opinion whether the current Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) should be renewed for a further three years, and whether any additional measures on behaviours... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 09:11 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, News

Garden Waste Collection Scheme launched

From today (3 February), residents can subscribe to the garden waste collection service. Garden waste collections in Northampton Borough will become a chargeable service from Monday, 6 April 2020, with the last free garden waste collections scheduled to take place during the weeks beginning 23 and 30 March.

Households wishing to continue with their fortnightly garden waste collection will now need to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 09:02 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Waste

Northampton's Treasures set to be recognised

Northampton Borough Council is asking for nominations for possible inclusion in a Local Heritage List.

At present, there are more than 500 buildings in Northampton that are statutorily listed as being of national architectural or historic interest.

But there are many other buildings, structures or open spaces that make a significant contribution to the town's distinctive character and appearance which... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:56 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: News

Partnership Fund Grants available for local support groups and organisations

Northampton not-for-profit organisations, community groups and charities can now apply for Northampton Borough Council's Partnership Fund grants aiming to support them do positive work in the community.

The fund offers grants between £3,000 and £15,000 to registered charities, unregistered voluntary or community groups, registered charitable companies charitable incorporated organisations... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 11:21 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, News

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