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Real Progress in Northamptonshire Police Force

Chief Constable Nick Adderley today pledged his Force is now moving firmly in the right direction following a critical report on its past performance from the police watchdog.

Thomas Cook - Supporting Employees and Consumers

On the 23rd September, Thomas Cook ceased trading and was placed into compulsory liquidation. All flights were cancelled, and all of the company’s retail shops were closed. The Government is aware that this is a tough time for both customers and staff at Thomas Cook.

Council Consultation: Have Your Say

As you may be aware, local government in Northamptonshire is going through a period of transformation as it moves towards the creation of two new unitary authorities to replace the current eight councils.

New Measures to Improve Train Punctuality

Last week, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced changes to the way that train delays are recorded, benefiting consumers by making it easier to hold train companies serving 'Daventry' to account. 

Bank of England Film Competition

'Bank, Camera, Action' is the Bank of England's new digital media competition. The competition is aimed at students aged 6-19 years old and the topic this year is 'Climate Change: never too small to make a big difference’.  

Aldi Launch 'Get Set To Eat Fresh' Scheme

As of the 2nd of September this year, Aldi launched their UK wide campaign in partnership with Team GB to promote healthy eating in every school.

Education Funding Announcement

I am glad to announce the government has committed an additional £7.1 billion investment into schools across the country. 

Small Charities Challenge Fund

I have recently received a letter from the Department for International Development about their new Small Charities Challenge Fund. 

Superfast Northamptonshire Broadband

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have recently released their report from the July stakeholders briefing regarding superfast and ultrafast broadband coverage in Northamptonshire.