News

Cervical Cancer Awareness Week

I’m supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust to tackle the myths and stigma around the common virus HPV and get the facts out. 

UK Support for Australian Bushfire Responders

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.

New Lottery Funding Available

Three grant-giving trusts, funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, will open for funding applications from good causes between 21st January and 4th February 2020.

The trusts are:

Increase in National Living Wage

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

Northamptonshire Pioneering Social Prescribing Service

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.

Essential A5 Maintence Works

I recently received a letter from Highways England informing me of essential maintenance works on the A5 between Towcester Roundabout and Weedon.

Active Parks Consultation

Northamptonshire County Council is trying to gain a better understanding of how people currently use our country parks and what barriers may be preventing you from being more active in our parks.