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Author: Donna Anderson

Time capsule buried to commemorate the end of East Northants Council

Councillor Helen Howell, ENC’s final Chairman, alongside ENC’s Chief Executive David

Time capsule buried to commemorate the end of East Northants Council

A time capsule has been buried in the gardens at East Northamptonshire Council to commemorate the end of the Council on 31 March 2021.

Cllr Helen Howell, ENC's final Chairman, alongside ENC's Chief Executive David Oliver officially buried the capsule during a ceremony on Wednesday 17 March.

Staff at ENC were invited to suggest items... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 12:41 by Donna Anderson

Tags: ENC, News

East Northamptonshire Council holds final and historic civic council meeting

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East Northamptonshire Council holds final and historic civic council meeting

After 47 years, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) met for the final time on Monday, 22 March before ENC ceases to exist on 31 March and is replaced by the new North Northamptonshire Council.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the meeting was held virtually and alongside the usual council business, there were tributes to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 14:29 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Council Meeting, ENC, News

COMMUNITY LAW SERVICE (NORTHAMPTON & COUNTY)

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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

Tags: Community, News, Support

Budget consultation for next year's council tax precept

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What would you pay for police and fire services?

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has launched a budget consultation to ask people about their priorities for the county's fire and police services, and how much they would pay towards them.

The PFCC has responsibility for setting the budget for both Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police. The... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 11:09 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Consultation, Police, Survey

Think NHS 111 First

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Think NHS 111 First

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... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 15:59 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Health, NHS

VIRTUAL ADVENT - Community Countdown to Christmas!

VIRTUAL ADVENT - Community Countdown to Christmas!

Check out our Virtual Advent Calendar each day for festive messages, videos and pictures!

https://calendar.myadvent.net?id=1322c40e2dae72186af8e14c34b20b8e

Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 23:00 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Advent, Christmas, Community

Help for East Northamptonshire businesses during COVID

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Help for East Northamptonshire businesses during COVID

East Northamptonshire Council has announced a further business support funding package to support businesses that have had to close or have been severely impacted due to the recent lockdown measures.

These grants differ from those offered earlier in the year, in amounts available and eligibility criteria. Previous schemes are now closed.

The new Local... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:33 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Business Support, Covid-19, ENC

Planning permission granted for innovative green developments

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Planning permission granted for innovative green developments

East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) Councillors have voted to approve a major planning application on behalf of Federal Estates for a new Innovation Park at Chelveston Renewable Energy Park, along with a 120 dwelling housing development at Higham Ferrers which has been designed and optimised to use market leading technology in renewable energy.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 10:57 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Planning

Covid19 Restrictions

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Coronavirus National Restrictions.

CLOSED-

Skateboard Park

Tennis Courts and MUGA

Outdoor Gym

Pavilion

OPEN

All play areas and open spaces

Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 14:57 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19

Recovery Through Enterprise – Driving economic recovery

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Recovery Through Enterprise – Driving economic recovery

East Northamptonshire Council, the Borough Council of Wellingborough and Northamptonshire County Council have today launched their economic recovery prospectus, 'Recovery Through Enterprise' to support local businesses and residents through the current economic difficulties resulting from the impact of Covid-19.

The prospectus details the... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:18 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, ENC, News, business support