Throughout the year, Nigel Willard Tennis run a number of holiday camps at Olney, Newport Pagnell, Turvey, Bozeat, Stoke Goldington and Ferrers & Rushden Tennis Clubs. These prove extremely popular with the children and parents alike and places fill up very fast.
Our holiday camps are great fun teaching the children all aspects of tennis from the basic ABC'S of sport (agility, balance, coordination... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 09:52 by Emily Arrow
From today, Rushden, Higham Ferrers and Wellingborough will host a Voi e-scooter trial, giving its residents a new, green, accessible and socially distanced way of travel, particularly useful for journeys from one to three miles.
While Covid restrictions are in place, e-scooters enable key workers to make the necessary journeys without going on public transport or jumping on a car.
Initially, there will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:00 by Sandra Mitcham
East Northamptonshire Council is seeking the views of interested parties on the pre-submission version of the district's Local Plan.
The Local Plan sets out planning policies for East Northamptonshire and helps to shape new housing opportunities and deliver community and green infrastructure to support future growth. It will also help to ensure future planning applications including up to date policy... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:27 by Sandra Mitcham
A virtual festival will be held from 22 - 28 February to provide help and support for businesses in East Northants and Wellingborough as part of the Recovery Through Enterprise programme.
The Recovery Through Enterprise programme was set up, by local authorities and organisations, in light of the coronavirus pandemic to support local businesses and partner organisations from across the county and offers... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 10:41 by Sandra Mitcham
Voluntary and community sector organisations across East Northants are reminded that they could be eligible for funding to help them with their work.
East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) helped nearly 30 community projects and groups between October and December 2020 with funding advice for a variety of projects, including building repairs, improvements to community facilities and making buildings Covid-19... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 10:21 by Emily Arrow
Over the weekend there was a stone fall from the inner side of a historic perimeter wall at Chichele College. The masonry fell onto the college's garden. As a necessary safety precaution, the police have closed College Street, as well as the pavement, to protect the public from the risk of further falling masonry. Specialists from English Heritage are now working to ensure that the wall is stabilised.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 08:32 by Sandra Mitcham
NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.
If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly and safely in... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 16:44 by Sandra Mitcham
Good news - Higham Ferrers Town Council are working with East Northamptonshire Council to produce a Town App in Higham Ferrers. The Town App is due to go live in March and is set to promote Higham Ferrers for the benefit of both visitors and local businesses. The App will provide a business listing for all businesses in the town and will be an easy way for residents and visitors to access information... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 11:15 by Emily Arrow
COMMUNITY LAW SERVICE (NORTHAMPTON & COUNTY) INFORMATION BULLETIN OUR CONTINUING SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Although we are not providing our usual face to face advice service until further notice, we are still providing our specialist advice services by telephone or email. Our advisors are working remotely and set up to effectively deal with ongoing referrals from agencies and members... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 18:07 by Donna Anderson
As we enter another national lockdown here is a reminder of our currently closed areas and where you can find assistance:
The MUGA, tennis courts, skateboard park and outdoor gym equipment is now CLOSED.
The play areas remain OPEN but we ask that users remain vigilant and read the guidelines on the boards at the entrance.
Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:12 by Emily Arrow