Following their compulsory closure in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, leisure facilities owned by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will start to re-open from Saturday 25 July.
The three leisure centres across the district, which are run by Freedom Leisure on behalf of ENC, will re-open, though customers can expect to see some changes to opening hours, programme timetables and services on offer... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 10:02 by Hanneke Soans
Residents across East Northamptonshire are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are correct.
The annual canvass ensures that East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) can keep the electoral register up to date, identifying any residents who are not registered to vote and encouraging them to register, so they can have their say... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2020 08:34 by Hanneke Soans
Today the Mayor Adrian Winkle was honoured to hand out two Pride of Irthlingborough Mayor's Awards.
Olivia and Kate were both nominated by the Town for their kindness and care to others in the community and both awards are very much deserved.
Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:38 by Hanneke Soans
Northamptonshire's Police, Crime and Fire Commissioner is recruiting young people to be part of the Northamptonshire 2020/21 OPFCC Youth Commission.
The OPFCC Youth Commission has been set up by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner to ensure that the views of young people are heard, and help change services for the better.
We are now looking to recruit around 20 young people from across... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:04 by Hanneke Soans
Every year Northamptonshire Libraries deliver the Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges children to read 6 books during the summer holidays. It has been proven that children who don't continue reading during the summer have a lower reading age when they return to school in September than that before the summer. You can find out more about the challenge on our webpage: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/src... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:17 by Hanneke Soans
Water Safety Message
That time of year and after the lifting of some lockdown restrictions there has been a noticeable feeling of freedom. We are expecting youths to be tempted to swim in the River NENE or local lakes.
Please discourage those you know, that may be tempted.
The NENE is slow moving but the strength of the current is deceiving.
Lots of unseen underwater snags, weed and silt.
Dirty water... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:09 by Angie Daly
As part of its continued support to local businesses, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) has been working closely with partner organisations and stakeholders to ensure they are supported during the coronavirus pandemic.
Teams from across the Council have been working hard to ensure that all businesses who are entitled to support receive it and since the start of the pandemic, ENC has paid out over... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:16 by Hanneke Soans
Highways England is following government policy and for the safety of all, they are asking customers wishing to use the free shuttle bus service to wear a face mask otherwise they will be denied travel.
The shuttle bus will have plastic shielding between the driver and passenger area and the bus will be cleaned after each trip.
Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 09:57 by Hanneke Soans
We want to hear YOUR ideas for making Northants a better place for cycling, walking & maintaining social distancing.
Use our interactive map to log your suggestions for cycle routes, cycle parking, improved footway space and quieter streets
Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 09:45 by Hanneke Soans
A45 Chowns Mill Roundabout Improvement Scheme
Progress report - June 2020
Despite several COVID-19 challenges, we've now completed the first phase of the work.
The permanent traffic management system (Multibloc) is now in place, which means both lanes of the A45 dual carriageway are now open but with narrower lanes.
This will allow us to work safely during the day. This means we can carry out the majority... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:21 by Hanneke Soans