Over the past four months, bushfires in Australia have killed at least 28 people, displaced thousands more and destroyed over 2,000 homes. 11 millions acres of land have been burnt and millions of people have been affected by poor air quality.
Northamptonshire ACRE, an independent charity working with rural communities across the county, is delighted to have been awarded over £272,000 in National Lottery funding to support its work in rural areas of Northamptonshire.
Families in 'Daventry' can look forward to receiving a well-earned pay rise with a new National Living Wage (NLW) of £8.72 per hour from 1 April 2020, its biggest cash increase ever – and a rise from the current value of £8.21
I welcome the the Government’s announcement of £263 million allocated to local authorities across the country – providing vital funding to give them more control and flexibility in managing homelessness pressures and supporting those who are at risk of homelessness.
Northamptonshire is to become the first area in England to introduce an integrated cross-sector and county-wide service supporting people to take control of their health and wellbeing – after long-term funding was formally approved.