Book clubs, walking groups and other community projects will be able to apply for a £4 million fund designed to help reduce loneliness in the coming months.
The Local Connections Fund – made up of £2 million from the Government and £2 million from The National Lottery Community Fund – will be used for hundreds of small grants worth between £300 and £2,500.
These... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 09:17 by Stephanie Campbell
Fusion on behalf of HS2 will commence planting planting of ecological woodland at Fox Covert south of Radstone from mid-January. The attached newsletter offers details of plant species to be planted and other works to be carried out.
Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 09:05 by Stephanie Campbell
Tarmac have provided an update for works currently underway on A43 southbound carriageway:
The A43 southbound carriageway continues to be closed overnight from 8pm to 6am weekdays from the Abthorpe roundabout, with the last closure of the year being Friday 18th December 2020. There will be a three week break before work resumes on Monday 11th January 2021.
The great news is that we are still currently... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 13:44 by Stephanie Campbell
If you have a key-less entry vehicle please consider obtaining a signal blocking pouch or place fob in a tin away from vehicle when not in use. 3 vehicles stolen & 1 attempt in last week in South Northants - this is organised crime so lets get ahead of the game!
101 is the number to use to report incidents and for general enquiries. In an emergency dial 999.
To report a crime or incident, provide... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 10:00 by Stephanie Campbell
Anglian Water are intending on carrying out repairs to a damaged manhole cover outside 21 Banbury Road in Brackley. To undertake these works safely will require that the road is closed for one night on the 21st February 2021.
The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=119969681
Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 09:45 by Stephanie Campbell
Towcester represents county in Small Business Saturday's virtual roadshow
Towcester hosted the only stop in Northamptonshire of the Small Business Saturday UK's virtual roadshow, which offered an extensive range of free business support to local employers.
On Friday, 20 November many local businesses got involved with the virtual visit, which showcased some of the district's employers to a national audience... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 14:00 by Stephanie Campbell
Our Healthy Communities Team have been preparing a strategy to build stronger communities in South Northants, as we prepare to move into West Northants unitary authority with Daventry and Northampton councils. Residents are invited to comment on any part of it, either by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by completing the survey – link and details: https://www.southnorthants.gov.uk/news/article/591/help-us-to-build-a-better-and-stronger-community-for-all... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 13:30 by Stephanie Campbell
South Northants Council pledges to rebuild district's woodland by planting one tree for every resident
With climate change causing nature and biodiversity across the world to decline at an alarming rate, South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) has pledged to support the planting of 92,515 trees in the district – one tree for every resident.
Teaming up with the Woodland Trust and Lloyds Bank, SNC... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 13:23 by Stephanie Campbell
Christmas Light Switch On
Saturday 28 November
There has been much activity over the last couple of nights preparing for the lights of Brackley to be switched on over the course of the day tomorrow, Saturday 28 November. This includes our new tree installation at the back of the Town Hall for this year.
We hope you will join in by switching your lights on at 6pm. Don't forget to tune in to Brackley Community... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 15:35 by Kathy Hale