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Landowners reminded of funding scheme to support fly-tipping removal

Landowners reminded of funding scheme to support fly-tipping removal

Landowners across West Northamptonshire can apply for funding to clear and prevent fly-tipping on their land under a scheme delivered by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

When fly-tipping takes place on public land, the taxpayer pays for the removal and disposal of the waste. However, if a fly-tip occurs on private land, the landowner pays for the clean up and removal.

The scheme was initially... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 17:27 by Dick Stephen

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Earning £400 or less a week? You may be eligible for £250 towards winter essentials

Earning £400 or less a week? You may be eligible for £250 towards winter essentials

Struggling households in West Northamptonshire who work but are on a low wage can apply for the Government's Household Support Fund and potentially receive £250 in cash.

West Northamptonshire Council is urging residents on a wage of £400 or less to visit the Household Support Fund page on their website or to call on 0300 126 7000to check if they are eligible for the payment, which is paid... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 18:39 by Dick Stephen

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Notice of road closure Banbury Road Boddington _ January 2023

Notice of road closure Banbury Road Boddington _ January 2023

A variety of road closures betwwen Boddington and Wormleighton are taking place during January 2023.

Full details are available in the attached document

Posted: Sat, 21 Jan 2023 12:30 by Dick Stephen

Tags: HS2, News

A361 Overnight Road Closure near Chipping Warden

A361 Overnight Road Closure near Chipping Warden

Dear all,

As discussed a few weeks ago, we will be improving the line marking under the temporary bridge of the A361 this weekend. We mentioned previously that this would be either Friday or Saturday evening.

We will be carrying out this work on Saturday 21 January between approximately 8pm – midnight.

I have attached the work notice which has been published by HS2. I would be much appreciated if... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 21 Jan 2023 12:04 by Dick Stephen

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WNC January 2023 Town & Parish Briefing

WNC January 2023 Town & Parish Briefing

WNC January 2023 Town & Parish Briefing

Posted: Tue, 17 Jan 2023 21:11 by Dick Stephen

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Notice of A361 night-time closure for line marking, Chipping Warden

Notice of A361 night-time closure for line marking, Chipping Warden

What are we doing?
In the area under the A361 temporary bridge, near Chipping Warden, we will be improving the white line marking for safety reasons.

In order to carry out this work, a full closure of a small section of the A361 will be required for several hours. This will allow staff to enter the central section of the highway and for the line marking paint to fully set.

The line painting may be affected... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Jan 2023 17:10 by Dick Stephen

Tags: HS2, News

National scheme to offer £2 bus fares from January 2023

National scheme to offer £2 bus fares from January 2023

Riders across the country are being encouraged to get around for £2 as part of a Government funded initiative.

Many bus fares across West Northamptonshire will be reduced for the first three months of 2023 as part of the Government's scheme to provide more affordable public transport at a time when many are impacted by the cost of the living crisis.

Operators including Stagecoach and Uno are capping... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Dec 2022 16:25 by Dick Stephen

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Stay Warm and Keep Connected in Local Warm Spaces

Stay Warm and Keep Connected in Local Warm Spaces

Residents urged to stay warm and keep connected in one of our Warm Spaces this winter

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is urging residents to use the network of warm spaces available if they need too during this extremely cold winter period.

The rising cost-of-living is resulting in unprecedented pressures on people in financial hardship, and this winter, despite the support given by the government,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 19:45 by Dick Stephen

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Be Winter Water Aware

Be Winter Water Aware

Water temperatures can be extremely cold in the UK and in winter can plummet to below zero.

Here are some top safety tips for keeping safe:

• Do not walk or play on ice.
• Keep your pets away from ice and on leads at all times.
• If your pet enters extremely cold water, do not attempt to rescue them yourself - you could put yourself in danger and they are more likely to rescue themselves.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 19:39 by Dick Stephen

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West Northants Council Launches Winter Wellbeing Webpage

West Northants Council Launches Winter Wellbeing Webpage

Winter is upon us, with shorter days and colder weather, bringing with it the common bugs and illnesses that we see more of during this time of year.

That's why West Northamptonshire Council has created our 'Winter Wellbeing Webpage' which brings together local advice, top tips and guidance so you have all the information you need, in one place, to stay safe and healthy over this winter period.

On this... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 18:14 by Dick Stephen

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