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Tags: Covid-19

Think NHS 111 First

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 and safely in... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 16:44 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: Covid-19

National lockdown from 5th January

National lockdown from 5th January

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.

There is local Coronavirus advice and support at Coronavirus information - Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 12:12 by Emily Arrow

Tags: COVID, Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, NCC

How to contact us

How to contact us

Due to the current situation with Covid-19 and Northamptonshire being placed into tier 4 restrictions we have had to close the Town Hall to the public.

You can still contact us on 01933 312075 or

Stay safe and please follow the tier 4 guidance.

Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 14:07 by Emily Arrow

Tags: COVID, Coronavirus, Covid-19

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

Covid19 Restrictions

image listing the current covid19 guidelines

Coronavirus National Restrictions.


Skateboard Park

Tennis Courts and MUGA

Outdoor Gym



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

East Northants Council Logo

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

Covid Level Alert - Medium.

Covid Level Alert - Medium.

The Current Covid Level Alert for our area is Medium.

Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 11:06 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Local, News

Covid-19 Latest Advice

Covid-19 Latest Advice

Advice from Northampton Borough Council about COVID-19

Residents of Northampton are being urged to take action as the number of cases has risen above the national rate. We need to work together to prevent a local lockdown.

We all need to follow these simple steps:
• Minimise social contact where you can
• If you have to go out keep at least 2 metres away from others
• Use a face covering... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 15:00 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, NCC, News

Latest Business Guidance and Information

Latest Business Guidance and Information

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

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



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

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid-19, Family Fun