Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels.
With the Government launching a new initiative to combat obesity in England, East Northamptonshire Council is encouraging everyone to explore the countryside, cycle paths and Nene Valley on two wheels whilst getting fit and healthy at the same time.
For those who want to get out and about in East Northamptonshire, but are not sure where to start, Destination... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 14:25 by Donna Anderson
Last week a new government support package was launched to help small and medium sized businesses recover from the financial impact of COVID-19.
The grants, which do not require any match-funding, are designed to:
- help businesses access specialist professional advice in response to the impact of COVID-19 e.g. human resources, accountants, legal, financial, IT / digital.
- purchase minor equipment to adapt... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 10:36 by Emily Arrow
A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement Scheme
Progress report - July 2020
Despite COVID-19 challenges, which has affected supply of materials and staffing, we have made some good progress.
Image shows the new carriageway layout and the formation of the half hamburger island – July 2020
Station Road progress
Over the next four weeks, we'll be working in the area of Station Road (A5028). You will... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:56 by Donna Anderson
We are inviting you to tell us about pharmacy services in your area.
The services we are looking at include local services that you receive from pharmacies (or chemists). To do a good job, we need to regularly review what services we have, what our local people need, and how things might change in the future. This process is called a 'pharmaceutical needs assessment' and we are preparing one at the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 11:00 by Emily Arrow
East Northants Council launches new way to report fly tipping
Having seen how successful the What3Words app has been across the world, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is now encouraging anyone who wishes to report fly tipping across the district to use the app.
What3Words works using the principle that every 3m x 3m square of the world has been assigned an address of three words. For example one... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 12:32 by Emily Arrow
East Northants leisure centres set to re-open
Following their compulsory closure in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, leisure facilities owned by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will start to re-open from Saturday 25 July.
The three leisure centres across the district, which are run by Freedom Leisure on behalf of ENC, will re-open, though customers can expect to see some changes to opening... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 12:51 by Donna Anderson
Following closure because of Covid-19 our play areas have now been open again for nearly 2 weeks. It is lovely to see them being used and enjoyed so much by our local children.
We wish to remind you to observe the rules on our blue signs that are posted at all the entrances to the play areas.
These signs show the maximum number of people allowed in the play area at any one time. The numbers vary between... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:56 by Alicia Scholfield
LOCAL SHOPS AND BUSINESSES - With the latest rules regarding face masks in shops coming into force soon, a resident has kindly offered to teach some basic sign language to local shop keepers and staff.
Please read the following message:
I would like to offer an hour free sign language tuition for local shop owners and your staff. Face masks make it extremely difficult for those with hearing loss to engage... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:59 by Emily Arrow
Every year Northamptonshire Libraries deliver the Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges children to read 6 books during the summer holidays. It has been proven that children who don't continue reading during the summer have a lower reading age when they return to school in September than that before the summer. You can find out more about the challenge on our webpage: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/src... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:22 by Emily Arrow
East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is set to re-open its doors to the residents and businesses of the district following the coronavirus pandemic. It is anticipated that from Monday, 6 July, visitors who require a face-to-face appointment at ENC's Thrapston offices will be asked to book via an appointment system.
Anyone requesting a face-to-face service will be asked a series of questions to identify... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 12:06 by Emily Arrow