We have received a number of calls over the last 24 hours relating to fraudulent Amazon calls and emails.
Fraudsters have been calling victims and making claims such as "Your Amazon Account has been compromised" and "Your Amazon Prime Account has expired". They then continue to ask victims to make bank transfers, to offer access to their accounts or to withdraw large sums of money from the banks which... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 22:31 by Dick Stephen
Neighbourhood Watch launches PROTECT YOUR Pa$$W0rD campaign with 3 quick and easy steps
As we spend more time at home and on our online devices, over one third (34%) of people say that they're more concerned about cybercrime than physical crime and a startling 1 in 5 people are a victim of cybercrime!* You could be more at risk than you might think.
If strengthening your passwords is something you keep... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 20:49 by Dick Stephen
The countrywide Community Resilience hub was set up at the start of April to help those needing support or assistance during periods of isolation or for those who are vulnerable. As we enter a second national lockdown period, the Local Resilience Forum wants to reassure residents that support is available for anyone who needs it.
The local Coronavirus support line which is run by Northamptonshire County... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 22:32 by Dick Stephen
The following message has been received from John Lloyd Morgan, a Church Warden of St. Leonard's church regarding plans for the Remembrance Service for 2020.
Further to yesterday's announcement in church and after receiving a Round Robin letter from Bishop Donald this morning, this is just to reiterate that we will NOT be able to have a service inside St. Leonard's this coming Sunday for Remembrance... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 22:05 by Dick Stephen
With Bonfire Night approaching it is important that you celebrate safely. Please remember:
- Do not buy fireworks from unknown retailers
- Warn neighbours in advance if you are planning to use fireworks
- Keep pets safely indoors and away from noise
- The curfew on Fireworks night is midnight
The Parish Council also received this advice from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service.
It is important for us to remind... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 21:52 by Dick Stephen
A previous News item invited us to the Fusion archaeology webinars for Southam to Brackley.
A copy of the talk is now available online. Follow the link below to watch it.
After you select the link and then pick "Start watching", you will be asked to type in the password which is also given below.
We are currently starting the mitigation... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:22 by Dick Stephen
South Northants Council (SNC) is encouraging people of all ages across the district to get creative as part of The Big Green Draw Festival.
The Big Green Draw Festival is a worldwide celebration of drawing, that takes place each year to promote the universal language of drawing as a tool for learning, expression and invention.
This theme of this year's festival is 'A Climate of Change'. South Northants... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:12 by Dick Stephen
With each household in the district generating approximately four tonnes of CO2 from energy use, residents are being asked to 'Power Down' as part of South Northamptonshire Council's (SNC) ongoing climate change campaign.
'Power Down your Carbon Footprint' is the theme of this month's Climate Change Challenge, which has been running since April 2020. It will be focusing on delivering tips and advice... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 25 Oct 2020 15:02 by Dick Stephen
Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service has provided a seasonal update on their usual advice of how to celebrate Halloween this year.
It contains some important safety messages on topics ranging from fireworks to considerations around candle use. With families discouraged from trick or treating, taking part in a pumpkin trail instead will mean keeping a little safer while enjoying Halloween. See... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 25 Oct 2020 14:36 by Dick Stephen
Notice of re-signalling works at M40 Junction 11 - Sep-Nov Update.
See attached notice for more details
Posted: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 17:16 by Dick Stephen