Clerk: Mrs Caroline Holgate
Hunsbury Library
Overslade Close
East Hunsbury

Tags: Covid-19

Support through self-isolation

A £500 payment is available if you are on a low income and will lose income because you cannot work from home while self-isolating. Find out if you could be eligible and how to apply here

Public Health Northamptonshire and Northamptonshire County Council have a number of schemes available to help you during the pandemic. Whether you are... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 11:13 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Covid-19

A Message from the Director of Public Health

"Dear Residents,

I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to Coronavirus in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also hoping 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... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 13:10 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19, Wellbeing

Temporary traffic measures in Northampton town centre

New traffic management measures are being introduced temporarily at The Ridings in Northampton from Friday, 4 September 2020 to give pedestrians greater freedom to maintain two metres distance and reduce the spread of coronavirus.

The measures will see the Ridings closed to traffic between 7.30pm to 2am every Friday and Saturday from Friday, 4 September until further notice.

The closure will be from... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:33 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19

A thank you to Northampton’s volunteers from the Mayor

This week the Mayor of Northampton, Councillor Brian Sergeant, issued special 'thank you' letters to Northampton's volunteers and voluntary organisations who have been supporting communities during the coronavirus pandemic.

In March, thousands of individuals and voluntary groups responded to the appeal for volunteers. Over the past five months, Northampton Borough Council together with volunteers supported... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:03 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19

Coronavirus testing in Northamptonshire

If you have ANY symptoms, however, mild, you can get a drive-through or walk-in test here.

  1. Thur 23- Fri 31 August: St. Andrew's Health Care Car Park, Northampton. Address: Cliftonville Road, Northampton, NN4 7AD (originally scheduled to end Mon 27, extension to Fri 31)
  2. Tues 28-Fri 31 Jul: Ford Parts Distribution Centre, Daventry. Address: Royal Oak Way South, Royal Oak Industrial Estate, Daventry, Northamptonshire,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 10:32 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Covid-19

Residents of Northampton urged to taken action as coronavirus cases rise.

Latest government figures published this week (22 July) show that the coronavirus infection rate in the borough of Northampton remains above the national rate (455.6 per 100,000) and regional average at 535.2 per 100,000. The rate of infection is increasing and the amount of positive tests are also increasing within the borough. This increase in the infection rate means that we need to take action... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 10:21 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19

Northampton Borough Council’s play areas and outdoor gyms will reopen on 4 July

Northampton Borough Council operate all public play areas in East Hunsbury, which will be reopened for use on Saturday, 4th July. If you intend to use the play equipment in East Hunsbury, please follow the guidance below to limit the risk of spread of coronavirus.

Northampton Borough Council's public play areas and outdoor gyms will be reopening for public use on Saturday, 4 July following recent government... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 11:03 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19, News

The Movement for Unmet Need

Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire are concerned about those under the shielded list. We need your support, to spread the word and help us to identify where the Unmet Need might be and how we can assist in meeting individual vulnerability across Northampton.

As lockdown restrictions ease, people start to return to work and adapt to the new normal we want individuals and groups to know we are a safe pair... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:15 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19

Multi-agency operation to improve safety across town

A multi-agency operation conducted on Saturday (6 June) in Northampton saw social distancing compliance checks completed in residential areas and at more than 35 businesses.

Northampton Borough Council, Northamptonshire Police and the Northampton Partnership Homes conducted inspections and provided advice on social distancing measures to over 35 businesses.

Following the observations, social distancing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:21 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19, News

More facilities are now available across Northampton Borough Council parks

Northampton Borough Council reopens a number of sporting facilities across its parks and the aviary in Abington park, in line with government's advice.

Tennis courts in Abington park, Becket's park and the Racecourse are now are available for users to book at .Basketball courts at the Racecourse along with other multi-use games areas across council parks and open spaces have reopened... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 15:56 by Caroline Holgate

Tags: Community, Covid-19, News