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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

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

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

Covid-19 - NCC update

Please see below important message from Lucy Wightman, Director of Public Health at Northamptonshire County Council.

Dear Residents,

I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to Coronavirus in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also hoping to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:33 by Michael Taylor

Tags: Community, Environment coronavirus covid19

Neighbour of the Year

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This is the 3rd year that the Co-op Insurance has run its 'Neighbour of the Year' award. If you feel you know someone in Byfield who is deserving of your nomination this year then please click the link below:

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 20:40 by Michael Taylor

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