Cash for NCC to fill potholes

I welcome the new dedicated funding from the Government to tackle potholes which will see Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) receive an estimated £1,600,000.

Speeding in Sywell Village

I have been contacted by many concerned constituents regarding speeding in the village of Sywell. I am able to provide an update on this issue for all those interested.

Welton Academy success

Daventry’s Welton Academy has been recognised as one of the best primary schools in the country for pupil attainment in SATs.

Openreach recruitment

Openreach plans to recruit 3,500 new frontline engineers in 2018. This will allow BT to upgrade, maintain and install new broadband services across the country and constituency.

Winter pressures at Northampton General Hospital

I recently discussed the pressures that Kettering General Hospital were facing at the moment, the same can also be said for Northampton General Hospital (NGH), which is experiencing unprecedented demand with more than 400 people a day attending the department, up 30% from last year.

Local projects funded by National Lottery

Over the past 3 months, the Big Lottery Fund has announced over £30,000 of funding for 4 projects in 'Daventry'.

National Lottery funding can make a real difference within communities as you can see with the following projects that are taking place within our community.

The withdrawal of day case surgery at Danetre Hospital

Unfortunately, due to the difficulties in recruiting the theatre and recovery staff needed to maintain a high quality service, surgical procedures can no longer be delivered at Danetre Hospital in Daventry for patients who require anaesthesia without compromising their safety.