The Destination Nene Valley (DNV) partnership has unveiled the finalists for the Nene Valley star, an award that has been set up to recognise the dedication and passion of those working in the tourism industry, who have also gone above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that residents and visitors have a great experience in the Nene Valley.
Having received over 20 nominations from members of the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 16:52 by Hanneke Soans
Irthlingborough Town Council have taken the extremely difficult decision to scale back the service on Remembrance Sunday this year. The event could not take place in its usual format as it is always so well attended and social distancing measures apply as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two small Civic ceremonies will take place, these will be held on Sunday 8th November 2020 at 11am and Wednesday... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 09:16 by Hanneke Soans
Yesterday the Mayor Cllr A Winkle was joined by fellow councillors, school children and staff from The Irthlingborough Flower Company creating a cheerful flower display to brighten the town through the winter.
A rainbow has been created with plants kindly sponsored by the Irthlingborough Flower Company.
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 10:28 by Hanneke Soans
East Northamptonshire Council is reminding all residents, businesses and communities that just as it has supported them during the height of the health pandemic, it will continue to do so with all services remaining open to those who need them.
Steven North, Leader of ENC, explains:
"This has been an incredibly stressful time for many in our district and our staff and councillors have stepped up to continue... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 15:18 by Hanneke Soans
There is currently a coronavirus mobile testing unit based at Nene Park in Irthlingborough. For more information, including local testing availability, please visit https://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/testing #NorthantsTogether
Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:21 by Hanneke Soans
During a recent meeting of the Planning Policy Committee, ENC councillors discussed their response to central Government's "Changes to the current planning system" consultation paper and agreed to object to most of the suggestions made in the report.
On 6 August, the Government published an open consultation on changes to the current planning system, proposing a number of changes to planning policy... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 15:09 by Hanneke Soans
Freedom Leisure are organising a free Halloween Event at the Central Recreation Ground on Wednesday 28th October.
BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL
by contacting Christopher.Bryden@freedom-leisure.co.uk
Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 10:43 by Hanneke Soans
Drop your litter and face the consequences. That's the stark message from East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) who recently prosecuted a driver for just such an offence.
Back in January, an ENC environmental services officer witnessed the driver throw an empty cigarette packet out of his car window on Kettering Road, Thrapston. The driver was identified as Ryan Potticary and was offered a fixed penalty... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 12:06 by Hanneke Soans
At a recent meeting of East Northamptonshire Council's Policy & Resources on Monday 7 September, committee members voted for an 'in principle extension' to the support grants and service agreements the Council provides to voluntary sector organisations past 31 March 2021.
As East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will cease to exist and be replaced by the new North Northamptonshire Council on 1 April... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 14:59 by Hanneke Soans
Nominate your East Northamptonshire Champions
The Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council (ENC), Cllr Helen Howell, has launched a new awards scheme to recognise the local heroes across the district and the excellent work they do in local communities which often goes unrecognised.
The winners of the East Northamptonshire Council Champions will be announced during a ceremony on Wednesday 10 February... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 13:59 by Angie Daly