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Author: Lauren Houlihan

Chowns Mill update: bird’s eye views of progress on Highways England roundabout improvements

Chowns Mill update: bird’s eye views of progress on Highways England roundabout improvements

Work on a jam-busting 'half hamburger island' which will tackle queues at a busy A45/A6 junction is starting to take shape – as these new images released by Highways England show.

Whilst complying with strict safeguarding measures due to the coronavirus pandemic, workers have been able to successfully complete the first phase of work on the Chowns Mill improvement scheme in the East Midlands.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jun 2020 13:15 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Chowns Mill, Highways, Local, News

2019-20 Mayor Cllr Chris O'Rourke raises £7,500

2019-20 Mayor Cllr Chris O'Rourke raises £7,500

Former Mayor Cllr Chris O'Rourke can today announce that he raised an incredible £7,500 in fundraising money throughout his Mayoral year of 2019-20.

Cllr O'Rourke will be donating a generous portion of these funds to local groups and organisations in the community, ensuring that the money will directly benefit the residents of Higham Ferrers. The other portion of the funds will go to the Encephalitis... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 12:17 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, Local, Mayor, News

Active Northants launch free classes for teenagers throughout June

Active Northants launch free classes for teenagers throughout June

Are you a teenager struggling with motivation? Are you looking for something new to try? Or do you just want to hang out with your mates doing something.

ACTIVE NORTHANTS offers Boxing, Calisthenics, Dance, Fitness and Yoga classes FREE OF CHARGE throughout June, you can sign in and spend time with other teenagers in a socially minded physical activity setting.

To make it even better, the more you participate... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 May 2020 15:05 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities

Latest News on Future Northants North

Latest News on Future Northants North

LATEST NEWS

13 May 2020

Plans to create two new councils undergo major redesign as Covid crisis continues

With tackling the Coronavirus everyone's top priority, plans for creating two new councils in Northamptonshire will be scaled down, with a new approach called 'Safe and Legal Plus'.

New legislation that came into effect on 8 May, as expected confirms the new North and West Northamptonshire Councils... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 May 2020 12:04 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: News, Unitary

VE Day Online Video Commemoration

VE Day 75 logo

Over on our YouTube channel you can watch a video commemoration for the 75th anniversary of VE Day with special appearances by local bugler William Mantle, Reverend Michelle Dalliston and Mayor Chris O'Rourke.

Copy and paste this text or click the link below to get to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDsepMUdMY1F2A3nU7T6Dtw/

#VEDay75 #neverforget

Posted: Fri, 08 May 2020 14:00 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, Film, Mayor, VE Day, YouTube

VE Day Online Celebration

VE Day Online Celebration

Join us on our Facebook page for our VE Day online celebration!

We will be sharing puzzles, colouring activities, videos, and making a space for people to share their memories of VE Day or the stories passed down to them.

Head over to our Facebook events page to join in...

Posted: Wed, 06 May 2020 11:28 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Activities, Community, Local, VE Day

Community Law Service - Continuing Services

Community Law Service - Continuing Services

COMMUNITY LAW SERVICE (NORTHAMPTON & COUNTY)

INFORMATION BULLETIN

OUR CONTINUING SERVICES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Although our offices are closed to the public and we are not providing face to face advice until further notice we are still providing most of our specialist advice provision by telephone or email. Our advisors are now working from home and are set up to effectively deal with ongoing... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Apr 2020 12:06 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Support

Free Webinars to help Local Businesses

Free Webinars to help Local Businesses

Please see below details of four webinar sessions regarding the current situation and the business support that is available during the coronavirus pandemic:

The free to attend programme of webinars cover the following topics:

- 11 AM – 11.45 AM: Thursday 23 April 2020

- 2 PM - 2.45 PM: Tuesday 28 April 2020... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 15:08 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Local, business support

Parks and Open Spaces Guidance

Parks and Open Spaces Guidance

We'd like to remind everyone that though our playgrounds are closed, our parks and open spaces remain open and accessible. We encourage strict social distancing and observance of all government guidelines while using these spaces. We continue to monitor the situation daily and will update if we need to close the open spaces.

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 13:17 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, News

Playgrounds Closure

Playgrounds Closure

Following current guidelines we are closing all playgrounds in Higham Ferrers effective immediately. We apologise for any disappointment but we hope you will understand we must take this action to ensure the safety of the public. Our parks and open spaces will remain accessible with strict social distancing encouraged and we continue to monitor the situation daily.

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 12:27 by Lauren Houlihan

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, News