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Newsletter from AboutMyArea/NN12 - Towcester News edition 732
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covering Towcester, Silverstone, Whittlebury and the Villages of NN12

Newsletter introduction...

Autumn at last.

This Friday Towcester Mill Brewery are holding a Macmillan Coffee Morning.

Full round up of local news and weekly recipe.

James Rudd - Site Editor

Consultation launched on improvements to bus services in North and West Northamptonshire Residents, Parish Councils, businesses and local groups in North and West Northamptonshire are invited to share their views on the improvements they would like to see in local bus services. Read more...

Over 1 million Covid-19 vaccinations completed in Northamptonshire Northamptonshire’s COVID-19 Vaccination Programme has reached a hugely significant milestone – as latest official figures confirm one million jabs have been delivered across the county. Read more...

Celebrate Christmas with a difference at Whittlebury Park Whittlebury Park countryside hotel and spa located in rural Northamptonshire is offering a bespoke range of alternative Christmas party packages, perfect for celebrating the festive season with colleagues. Read more...

West Northants Council revenue monitoring shows balanced position The first budget monitoring report, heard by West Northamptonshire Council’s Executive today, shows a balanced position for the current financial year 2021/22. Read more...

Lib Dems: A5 De-trunking Needed Local Liberal Democrats are sceptical of reports that an environmental weight restriction and traffic calming measures have been agreed by National Highways for Towcester’s town centre. Read more...

New council paves a fresh path for improving services West Northamptonshire’s new council has laid firm foundations in its first few months to improve local services. Read more...

Short tales about long tales Sue Day’s adventures of 40 years of horsedrawn boating on canals Read more...

Poppy Appeal Quiz returns The Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal Quiz Night returns to the Mill this year, 18 months after it was postponed when the pandemic hit in March 2020. Read more...

Silverstone announces 2021 Christmas Experience Lap of Lights to run from 1 December 2021 to 3 January 2022 Read more...

Macmillan Coffee Morning at Towcester Mill Towcester Mill Brewery will be doing its bit for Macmillan on Friday 24 September 2021, when it hosts its Macmillan Cancer Support’s World's Biggest Coffee Morning. Read more...

Popular Voi shared e-scooter scheme extended until March 2022 Ridership has topped nearly 835,000, with riders covering 1.2 m miles since September 2020 Read more...

People urged to give their views on West Northants council tax reduction scheme Extra support for care leavers and those on a war widows or war disablement pension is being proposed in a review of West Northamptonshire’s Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme. Read more...

Service plans set out commitment to safety and wellbeing Cllr David Smith, Portfolio Holder for Community Safety and Engagement, and Regulatory Services on West Northamptonshire Council, said: “These plans bring into focus just some of ways in which our regulatory services team works to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of people in West Northamptonshire. Read more...

Vettel to contnue with F1 Aston Martin Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team is pleased to confirm an unchanged driver line-up for 2022: Lance Stroll and Sebastian Vettel. Read more...

Andrea Leadsom MP responds to local Lib Dems I am disappointed that Towcester Lib Dems are suggesting that my recent press release is not accurate. Read more...

Amended lease for Delapre Abbey stable block The COVID-19 pandemic caused substantial delays in progress of the project, meaning the date was missed, so a year’s extension is proposed. Read more...

Govt sets date for eviction notices News this week for landlords and renters with the Government confirming that notice periods for evictions in England will return to normal next month (on October 1 2021) as planned with the note that they could again be curtailed if the pandemic were to worsen. Read more...

Time to apply for school places to start in September 2022 Parents and carers can now apply for Reception places in Primary and Infant schools., Year 3 places in Junior schools and Year 7 places in Secondary school for September 2022. Read more...

Towcester Relief Road project to receive further investment from the Department for Transport Dame Andrea Leadsom MP has [today] welcomed additional investment and support from the Department for Transport for the Towcester Relief Road. Read more...

New Pathfinder Legal Services set off on the right foot Monday 6th September 2021 saw the launch of Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd, a local authority owned trading company specialising in advice to local government and public sector organisations. Read more...

Annual canvass gets underway Canvass forms are being sent to households across West Northamptonshire this week so that residents can check their voter details are up-to-date. Read more...

Martin Whitmarsh makes return to F1 as CEO of Aston Martin Martin Whitmarsh announced as Group Chief Executive Officer of Aston Martin Performance Technologies, from October 1st 2021 Read more...

Growth of domestic abuse violent crime in West Northants Growth of domestic abuse violent crime in West Northants: Lib Dems call for Council to support campaign for the prevention of violence against women and girls with education and funding. Read more...

Roasted Romanesco With Almonds And Pistachios Vegetarian main course Read more...

Public Health Officials urge residents to take up their vaccines and take twice weekly lateral flow device tests. This week’s surveillance report, an analysis of the county’s recent coronavirus cases and rates over the period 05 September – 12 September 2021, shows a small decrease of 14% in the number of COVID-19 cases since last week’s figures were published. Read more...

Six COVID-19 vaccination clinics are open this week across Northamptonshire for ages 16 and over Drop-in vaccine sessions are available across Northampton, Corby & Wellingborough at six sites this week in a bid to get as many people jabbed against the virus as possible. Read more...

Bus lane enforcement set for review Residents will be able to have their say this autumn on how bus lane rules should operate and be enforced to help keep Northampton’s public transport moving. Read more...

Andrea Leadsom on HS2 - "We need a fresh vote" For me as an MP, dealing with what can only be described as the appalling treatment of my constituents by HS2 has taken on average 25% of my time since 2010, and it has caused real mental health issues for hundreds of local people. Read more...

Whittlebury Park to host weddings open day Whittlebury Park in Northamptonshire will hold its annual weddings open evening on Thursday 30th September 2021 from 6-9pm, providing the perfect opportunity for brides and grooms-to-be to meet the venue’s hand-picked wedding suppliers, explore the resort’s varied wedding venues and plan their big day. Read more...

Ofsted letter highlights improvements to Northamptonshire’s children’s services Work on improving children’s services across Northamptonshire continues to gain traction and make tangible progress, according to Ofsted’s latest findings published today. Read more...

West Northants businesses unite Businesses in West Northamptonshire are launching a new forum, bringing local employers together and giving them a greater say in the area’s future. Read more...

Towcester & District Angling Association Autumn seems to have approached suddenly this year, despite the challenges posed by Covid earlier in the year we at T&DAA have had a good year so far. Read more...

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