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Kickstart Grant Scheme: Applications Open

Today, the Government’s Kickstart grants scheme opened for applications. These grants will help small and medium-sized businesses affected by COVID-19 to deal with the initial impact of the pandemic and purchase specialist advice, equipment or technology to help restart and rebuild.

British Business Bank: Start Up Loans

The Government-owned British Business Bank has issued its 75,000th loan through its Start Up Loans programme, marking more than £623 million invested in small businesses across the UK since its launch in 2012.

Greencore Site Closure

Following an outbreak of positive coronavirus cases amongst staff, the Greencore food processing factory has temporarily closed its Northampton sites. Most employees and their direct households will need to isolate at home for two weeks.

People's Postcode Lottery Funds: Applications Open

 

Applications are currently open for local charities and organisations in Daventry to apply for one of four People's Postcode Lottery Funds - for grants between £500 and £20,000.

Until 19th August, interested organisations can apply to one of the funding projects below: 

Byfield Good Neighbour Scheme: HS2 CEF Funding

The HS2 Community & Environment Fund (CEF) gives local communities and businesses disrupted by the construction of HS2 the opportunity to receive funding for projects to improve their local area or support their local economy.

Overstone Lakes Caravan Park

I've had a lot of correspondence in recent weeks from constituents residing at Overstone Lakes Caravan Park. 

Local Heroes

Daventry is very lucky to have so many hard-working and supportive local volunteers, and the submissions for Volunteers’ Week 2020 have shown how much community spirit and kindness we really do see every day.

 

Re-Opening Northamptonshire Schools

Below is a statement from Northamptonshire County Council regarding school re-openings.

 

Since lockdown began, schools in Northamptonshire have been going above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that education is still accessible for local children.