Local News

Potential Broadband Upgrade in Moulton

High speed broadband has been a service that has only been available to a small proportion of rural communities. Gigaclear are a firm that specialises in bringing this service to rural areas and so far, with local government funding, a few households in Mouton have been able to benefit.

Citizens Advice Service

Anyone who applies for Universal Credit (UC) knows how complicated filling in the appropriate forms can be; however, I am happy to announce that constituents can seek help with such forms with Help to Claim with Citizens Advice, Daventry.

Update on Moulton College

As many of you may be aware, Moulton College has been going through a troublesome period over recent months. This situation has worried me, and so I have been in constant contact with the Department for Education, This week I received an update from the Rt.

Consultation on the Future of Pitsford Village

Daventry District Council will be undertaking further focused public consultation on the draft Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan for Pitsford village for a period of six weeks, which began on Monday 27th May.

Update on Local Governance in Northamptonshire

Last week I received a letter from the Rt. Hon. James Brokenshire MP, Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government, updating me on the change in Local Government across Northamptonshire. 

Cherry Trees for Schools

On the 1st September 2017, UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced in Tokyo that the years 2019-2020 would mark the Japan-UK Season of Culture.

Local Schools have the Chance to win £20,000

Asda are committed to doing their bit to tackle the huge issue of plastic waste in the UK. Doing the right thing means inspiring the next generation by leaving the planet in the best shape possible.

Barby Schoolgirl Reaches Final of Voice Box Comedy Awards

Since last autumn, over 5,000 children have taken part in Voice Box – the joke-telling competition for schools in England and Scotland. Eighteen made it through to the final at Portcullis House, Westminster in London on 30 April 2019, with Nick Smith MP acting as Master of Ceremonies.