New grants available for hospitality and leisure businesses in West Northamptonshire
New grants for hospitality and leisure businesses in Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire are now available from West Northamptonshire Council.
The Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme is open for applications until Monday, 28 February, with grants of between £2,667 and £6,000 offered... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Jan 2022 10:14 by Caroline Holgate
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 https://www.gov.uk/.../test-and-trace-support-payment...
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 11:13 by Caroline Holgate
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
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
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
If you have ANY symptoms, however, mild, you can get a drive-through or walk-in test here.
- 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)
- 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
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
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
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
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