Tags: Community Services
Charitable organisations working in the UK can apply for funding for projects and activities that benefit rural communities in the areas of education, research, social welfare, and poverty relief.
NFU Mutual Charitable Trust is offering grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 to charities and other not-for-profit organisations to deliver activities that support rural communities across the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 May 2022 15:36 by Georgia Connor
Local community and voluntary groups who deliver important services in West Northamptonshire have another chance to apply for grants of up to £15,000.
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has announced a fresh round of Community Funding Grants which opened on Friday 22 April 2022.
Applications for this round of funding should be submitted no later than Sunday 15 May 2022.
Councillor David Smith,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 May 2022 15:25 by Georgia Connor
Town and parish communities across West Northampton are encouraged to get involved in the biggest conversation yet about shaping local services and improving their area.
On Monday (28 February) West Northamptonshire Council launched the Thrive West Northants Big Conversation – an online forum where residents and businesses can have their say on anything and everything to help develop future plans... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Mar 2022 11:06 by Georgia Connor
West Northamptonshire Council is appealing for help to ensure we can continue to care for everyone in our community over the Christmas period and beyond - as we respond to the continuing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and make sure we can cope if the potential situation arises where we don't have the staff available.
Perhaps you're already part of a community group which provides help in the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 12:23 by Georgia Connor
Many of West Northamptonshire Council's services will be closed from Christmas Day and will reopen as normal from 9am on Tuesday 4th January 2022.
Bin collections, children's services, social care and registration service are operating as normal during the Christmas week along with emergency arrangements such as homelessness and housing repairs.
Christmas 2021 Waste and Recycling Collection Arrangements... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 10:23 by Georgia Connor
EKFB/HS2 are holding a community drop in session on Thursday 25th November at Egerton Hall, Brackley, NN13 6GN.
This drop-in session is an opportunity for residents to find out more about the project and what it means for the local area.
Between 15:00-19:00, residents are welcome to drop by and;
-talk to the engagement teams about the construction look ahead, the environment and more.
-see maps and plans... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 15:49 by Georgia Connor
Brackley Fireworks 2021 sponsored by Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team will take place on Saturday 6 November at St John's Site, Magdalen College School, Brackley.
The gates will open at 5pm and fireworks will begin at 7pm.
If you are a local not-for-profit organisation who is interested in having a community stall at the event, please complete our application form below and return to email@example.com... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 14:59 by Georgia Connor
West Northamptonshire Council's Overview and Scrutiny Committees are asking for people to submit their ideas about what the Committees should investigate over the next twelve months.
The Council has three Overview and Scrutiny Committees:
• Corporate Scrutiny Committee which scrutinises strategic priorities, the budget and customer services;
• People Scrutiny Committee which scrutinises social... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:55 by Georgia Connor
Ability are a Northamptonshire based not-for-profit organisation set up to reduce social isolation and loneliness by providing regular reliable transport to people who struggle to get out and about. They are part funded by South Northants Council (now West Northants Council) with a view to providing greater connectivity to isolated rural areas.
From April 12th, following the first loosening of government... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:26 by Georgia Connor
We are aware of flooding across parts of Northamptonshire following intense rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December 2020.
If it's a flooding emergency you should focus on the safety of yourself and your family. Dial 999 or 112 if it is an emergency and you or someone else is in danger. If there is flooding to your property, make sure you stay safe and see our Help I'm Flooding page for more information... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 16:44 by Georgia Connor