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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.

Crunch Time at Reach for Health

As many of you will be aware I have, for some time now, been an ardent supporter and follower of Reach for Health, a fantastic organisation that helps with the rehabilitation of those who have experienced a major health trauma.

Cold Weather Planning

Following a meeting with Futures Housing last month, I requested that they provide information about cold weather planning and pro-active advice they could give to Daventry customers. 

Half of Homes Could Boost Their Broadband

Millions could get faster internet today without paying more, research reveals. Ofcom figures show that 94% of UK homes and offices can now get superfast broadband, but less than half have taken it up. Many people are paying more than they need to.

Future Delivery of Children's Services in Northamptonshire

This discussion document supports the collection of views from key stakeholders on the optimum delivery and governance arrangements for children’s services should the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government decide that there should be a reorganisation of local government