RAIN project brings The Floodmobile to East Hunsbury for flood resilience community event
A special drop-in event is being held at the Abbey Centre, East Hunsbury, Northamptonshire, on Monday 27 March, by a new flood innovation and resilience project that is working across the Wootton Brook and Harpers Brook catchments of the county.
Funded by Defra as part of the Flood and Coastal Innovation Programmes, and managed by the Environment Agency, Resilience And Innovation Northants (RAIN) is... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Mar 2023 13:14 by Caroline Holgate
Foodbanks and Other Support
Information on foodbanks and other support available to residents during this difficult time.
For more information about help and support please visit the Cost of Living Support Hub on West Northants Council website.
Posted: Tue, 13 Dec 2022 12:37 by Caroline Holgate
Financial and practical Cost-of-Living help for households across West Northamptonshire is available now
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has worked with partners across the authority to offer a package of financial and practical support to help residents with rising costs of food, fuel and essential daily items over the winter months.
Today we are announcing as available:
- Financial help for low wage workers, households with children, and those most needing help towards rent, council tax, household bills... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 11:02 by Caroline Holgate
Christmas waste and recycling collection arrangements
With the festive season fast approaching, West Northamptonshire Council is advising residents of the arrangements for waste and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period.
The waste and recycling collection crews will be working throughout the festive season to make sure that all your services are delivered on time and with no delays.
Waste and recycling collection days in the South... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 13:00 by Caroline Holgate
Major investment in “transformational learning space” for Early Years’ children at East Hunsbury Primary School
Work is underway on a new transformational learning space for Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) children at East Hunsbury Primary School.
The school has teamed up with Wellingborough-based Timotay Playscapes to plan three distinct areas for pupils aged four and five. Features include a role play village, an outdoor learning zone (with 'deluxe' mud kitchen), creative studio area, water play, climbing... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Nov 2022 13:52 by Caroline Holgate
Struggling West Northants families to receive school vouchers for October half term
West Northamptonshire's most vulnerable families will receive school vouchers during the October half term break to help them cope with the cost of living crisis.
The move, announced at last night's meeting of West Northamptonshire Council (Thursday, 29 September), is the first stage of plans to share out the latest round of money from the Government's Household Support Fund (HSF) this autumn.
In this... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 12:12 by Caroline Holgate
Youth Clubs re-open following the summer break
The Youth Clubs at Danes Camp will re-open on Tuesday, 13th September.
5-8 years 4.45pm - 5.45pm
9-13 years 6pm - 7pm
The clubs are free to attend for children and young people living in East Hunsbury parish.
Please book in advance via the Trilogy Leisure website - the clubs are very popular, and entry cannot be guaranteed unless pre-booked.
For more information please contact Danes Camp directly or give... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Sep 2022 14:12 by Caroline Holgate
West Northamptonshire Council takes steps to deal with emerging financial challenges
West Northamptonshire Council is taking precautionary steps to deal with a fresh wave of significant financial challenges emerging as issues for many local authorities from the continuing cost of living crisis and lasting impacts of the Covid pandemic.
The council's financial position is not unique and being faced by all councils due to a range of national factors, including rising inflation rates which... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 12:52 by Caroline Holgate
Great result for one of our local schools! Ofsted praises East Hunsbury Primary School as it continues to be a Good school following inspection
East Hunsbury Primary School, part of Northampton Primary Academy Trust, continues to be a Good school – that is the verdict of Ofsted following a visit by their inspector in April, and publication of their report on the school last month.
The 429-pupil school, which includes a 47-placed specialist unit for children with significant learning difficulties, was originally judged to be Good in July... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2022 11:07 by Caroline Holgate
Funding available for West Northants community and voluntary groups
Community and voluntary groups who deliver important services in West Northamptonshire can now apply for grants of up to £5,000.
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has opened a fresh round of Community Funding Grants from Friday, 8 July 2022.
Applications for this round of funding should be submitted no later than Sunday, 27 July 2022.
Councillor David Smith, WNC's Cabinet Member for community... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2022 10:39 by Caroline Holgate