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HS2 - Trial trench work at Upper Boddington

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The trial trenching will require the excavation of 125 trial trenches and will enable a greater understanding of archaeology in the area. Once the work is completed, the trenches will be backfilled.

The works are planned to start 4 January 2021and continue until April 2021.For more informaition please see the attached document.

Posted: Sun, 20 Dec 2020 14:30 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment, HS2, Highways

A new way to access A&E - think NHS 111 first

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NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E.

If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly and safely in A&E.As... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 20 Dec 2020 14:07 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community

Covid Household Winter Support Grant

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The Covid-19 Household Winter Support Scheme is available to help households, especially those with children, who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and are struggling to stay warm and put food on the table this winter. There are many reasons why a household may be struggling and this scheme is intended to provide oneoff assistance to help families with their essential bills.

For more information... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 20 Dec 2020 13:45 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community, Coronavirus, Grants

Agenda - Planning - 2020 12 17

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Meeting to review planning application for 33 Bell Lane.

Posted: Mon, 14 Dec 2020 14:25 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Agenda, planning

Agenda - Full Council - 2020 12 10

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Please see a summary of the main agenda items:

  1. Financial - Accounts for payment
  2. Planning – Various domestic applications
  3. Request for parking improvements in Jubilee Close
  4. 'Ability' door to door transport to local towns
  5. Census 2021- how the Council can help.
  6. Water usage for Brightwell Pavilion
  7. Highways – Update on HS2-related works and projects and poor state of footway between The Twistle and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 09:43 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Agendas

Upgrade to Pedestrian Crossing on the High Street

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Work is due to start in January 2021 to upgrade the current Pedestrian Crossing on the High Street to a Puffin Crossing. The current dates are 05/01/21 with a duration of 2 weeks (weekdays off peak only) but these are subject to change due to the current pandemic.

Please see the General Plans document attached.

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 21:33 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community, Highways

The Byword - December 2020

The Byword - December 2020

December's edition of 'The Byword' is now available.

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 21:19 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community, Newsletters

HS2 - publication of responses to common design elements

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During January 2020, HS2 asked for views and ideas on some of the detailed aspects of three proposed Common Design Elements (CDEs): parapets, piers and lineside noise barriers. This document summarises the responses they received.

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 21:05 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Environment, Highways, Land & Property

Christmas waste and recycling arrangements

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Daventry District Council's offices will be closed from Christmas Day until they reopen on Monday 4 January 2021.

Essential services, such as waste and recycling collections and street cleaning will continue over the festive period, and there will also continue to be arrangements in place in the event of an emergency.

Find out more about waste and recycling collections, office opening times and online... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:54 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community

Could you help spread some comfort and joy this Christmas?

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Warm-hearted residents can offer some cheer to people in need this Christmas by donating items to a festive parcel scheme.

The annual Comfort and Joy campaign helps those who are staying in refuges as a result of experiencing domestic abuse, as well as other vulnerable families who are struggling at Christmas.

Jointly organised by the Daventry District and South Northamptonshire Community Safety Partnership... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:44 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community

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