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The Great British Spring Clean

Following the success of last year’s Big Rural Spring Clean, I am thrilled that the The Countryside Alliance have announced its’ support for this year’s Great British Spring Clean (March 22nd to April 23rd) by becoming a community partner and coordinating an event in support of this initiative ru

Update on the Oxford to Cambridge Arc

I am aware that many constituents and other residents across the midlands have concerns over the Oxford to Cambridge Arc. I have been in contact with the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government about this issue.

High Street Saturday

High Street Saturday will take place on the 16th March. It is a new campaign day and aims to celebrate the place of high streets at the heart of communities like Daventry across the country. As part of the day, local people are being encouraged to:

Ravensthorpe Post Office set to Temporarily Close

The current Postmaster in Ravensthorpe has informed the Post Office that they are not planning to sell the business, so they will now begin the search for a replacement Postmaster.

Improvements to 'Street Doctor'

The name’s the same but Street Doctor is about to work better for everyone. For many years, the online reporting has allowed customers to tell Northamptonshire Highways about a transport or highway issue directly, and to see what they are doing about it.

National Apprenticeship Week 2019

I am supporting National Apprenticeship Week 2019 (NAW2019), highlighting the benefits of apprenticeships to employers, individuals, local communities and the wider economy in a week-long celebration of apprenticeships.

The Royal British Legion

I recently met with The Royal British Legion’s local Area Manager Pat Chadwick and Advice and Information Team Leader Graeme Poulson, to discuss support for the Armed Forces community.

Free Training Opportunity for Teachers

As part of the UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador Programme the Education and Engagement Service will be hosting the next residential Teachers’ Institute 1-3 July 2019.

Increased Winter Gritting Services

Winter gritting services across Northamptonshire are to be increased by Northamptonshire County Council.

The changes will be introduced in the current financial year and will see the introduction of a new intermediate gritting network.