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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. 

UK Global Tariff

The UK's new tariff regime, the UK Global Tariff (UK GT), will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff on 1 January 2021 (the end of the Transition Period), and set the duty on imports from other countries into the UK.  

Transport Network Funding Boost

As Minister of State for Transport, I am delighted that the Government has announced a £1.7 billion investment in our roads and railways, to lay the foundations for economic recovery and improve our national infrastructure.

Environment Agency: Updates for Anglers and Boaters

From now on, in line with eased coronavirus restrictions, anglers will be allowed to go fishing subject to social distancing restrictions - i.e. keeping 2m apart and in gatherings of no more than two people.

West Midlands Trains: Service Changes 18th May

During the past seven weeks West Midlands Trains have been operating a reduced service - supporting essential travel despite staff shortages so that key workers can continue to travel by train.

Sky SME Support Scheme: TV Advertising Fund

Sky Media has launched a new SME support scheme, the SME100. This is a £1 million fund which will provide 100 businesses with TV advertising campaigns, with the aim of helping to promote them during these difficult times. 

The Football Foundation: Pitch Preparation Fund

The Football Foundation has recently launched a new £9.5 million funding scheme for clubs and organisations - to make sure their pitches are match-fit for use once it's safe to start playing on them again.

Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2020: Local Winners

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious awards for UK businesses, designed to recognise outstanding achievements in the fields of Innovation, International Trade, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity (through social mobility).