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Phone Scams and Texts

Phone Scams and Texts

This is a potential scam reported by a member

"Received a call on 10/02/21 from 0800 281801 , from a guy called Adim saying his Building Society wanted to talk to him about important correspondence, wanted to take him through security ,he refused and they asked him to call them back on 0800 5453004, He called nationwide through a number he had, and they confirmed that they had not tried to contacted... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 21:49 by Dick Stephen

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Gritting....what you can do to help

Gritting....what you can do to help

Gritting - the winter service

What you and your communities can do…The law on clearing snow and ice

Northamptonshire Highways simply do not have the resource to grit every path and road in the county and encourage people to use the 1500 grit bins across the county.

The salt is for use on public roads and paths.

If you find a bin that is empty, please report to Street Doctor and we will come out... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 16:01 by Dick Stephen

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Countywide Crime Prevention Advice - Vehicle Theft

Countywide Crime Prevention Advice - Vehicle Theft

Would-be car thieves target people selling their cars.

Anyone selling a car, particularly at the higher end of the market, is advised to watch out if a potential buyer asks to check the keys, as thieves are swapping working remote key fobs with non-functioning sets in order to steal vehicles.

Thieves show an interest in buying vehicles that are advertised for sale on AutoTrader and other local selling... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 22:11 by Dick Stephen

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Guidance on Avian influenza (bird flu)

Guidance on Avian influenza (bird flu)

The link below gives access to the current government regulations relating to the compulsory housing of birds due to avian flu outbreaks in different areas of the UK.

All bird keepers in England (whether they have pet birds, commercial flocks or just a few birds in a backyard flock) are required by law to take a range of biosecurity precautions including, from the 14 December 2020, keeping their birds... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:35 by Dick Stephen

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Local Government Reorganisation – A Simple Guide

Local Government Reorganisation – A Simple Guide

After some requests for a short, simple, plain-English guide to Local Government Reorganisation within Northamptonshire, our friends at Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils (NCALC) have provided these documents which explain the changes.

There are two versions:

North Northamptonshire & West Northamptonshire

Posted: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 15:17 by Dick Stephen

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What Would You Pay For Police and Fire Services?

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 budgets are made up from money raised through... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 18:58 by Dick Stephen

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Council pledges to rebuild district’s woodland by planting one tree for every resident

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 wants to support local landowners to plant more trees and improve the district's biodiversity.

SNC has been... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 21:33 by Dick Stephen

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Weekend Closures of A361 in December 2020

Weekend Closures of A361 in December 2020

Phase 3 – A361 through road weekend closure #1 ; Weekend of the 5 / 6 December - TBC – Again
subject to consents and approvals

A weekend road closure on the A361 is required to construct the permanent traffic splitter island that will assist motorists to either enter the village or for through traffic to be directed to take the Relief Road and the Appletree Road Trading Estate exit. The construction... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 14:17 by Dick Stephen

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HS2 Early Works - Chipping Warden to Wills Pastures

HS2 Early Works - Chipping Warden to Wills Pastures

Please follow the link below that outlines current HS2 work in the area.

The notice is comes from the HS2 commonplace website and can be found here

Posted: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 12:28 by Dick Stephen

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Unitary Council Logos Revealed

Unitary Council Logos Revealed

After consulting residents of Northamptonshire on draft designs, the shadow unitary councils have published their proposed logos.

The logo for West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) features three interlinking rings representing Northampton Borough, South Northamptonshire and Daventry district, surrounded by the Northamptonshire Rose. See the proposed logo for WNC here.

The logo for North Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 12:04 by Dick Stephen

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