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Charging for Garden Waste Collections

From 3 April, North Northamptonshire residents will have to pay to have garden waste bins emptied.
This is an optional service, that will cost £40 a year per bin for the fortnightly service.
You can sign up and pay online via debit or credit card and once payment is processed, you will receive a new garden waste permit for sticking onto your bin, so collection crews know to collect it.
Please go... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 18:29 by Becky Jones

Tags: Brown Bin, Garden Waste

What's on at Corby Library February '23

Weekly Events - see link to posters below

Monday

12:30pm - 2:30pm - Adult Craft Group - Enquire at Library Desk

Tuesday

9:30am - 12:00pm - Blue Badge Support - Booking Required
11:00am - 2:00pm - Enable Young Persons Mental Health Support - Drop In
2:00pm - 4:00pm Canasta Group (fortnightly) - No need to book!

Wednesday

10:00am - 1:00pm - Barclays Local - Enquire at Library Desk
2:00pm - 4.30pm - Blue Badge... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:18 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Corby, Events, Library, What's On

February Half Term Free Swimming Sessions

Book in for free swimming sessions.

North Northamptonshire Council Public Health is giving all people 18 or under the opportunity to take part in free swimming sessions at their local pool on certain dates/times over the February Half Term.

- Waendel Leisure Centre, Wellingborough NN8 1DZ From 1.35pm - 2.55pm, call to book: 01933 221622.
- Kettering Swimming Pool, Kettering NN15 7QA From 12.00pm - 1.30pm,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:02 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Corby, Events, Free Swimming, Half Term, Kettering, Things To Do

Rural Cost of Living Household Survey

Independent research commissioned by the RSN in summer last year shows rural areas are suffering more acutely from the cost of living crisis compared to urban areas.

To lend more weight to the argument for more funding for rural areas the RSN is calling on as many rural residents as possible to complete a Rural Cost of Living Household Survey.

The purpose of the survey is to understand more about rural... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 Jan 2023 18:44 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Cost Of Living, Rural, Survey

Warm Spaces Scheme - Corby Library

As you may be aware, Corby Library is a designated Warm Space. This means people can drop in during opening hours to spend time here for FREE. We have books to read, board games to play, free Wi-Fi and more. With energy bills going up, it's good to know there are places to go which are warm and you can spend time without having to spend money. We are open 9-6 Monday to Friday, and usually 9-5 on Saturdays,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Dec 2022 19:56 by Becky Jones

Tags: Corby library, community, cost of living, warm space

New Locally Identified Priorities for Kettering and Kettering Rural

To help tackle local crime and anti-social behaviour concerns, Northamptonshire Police invites people living and working across the county to complete a short survey and share their views about any issues affecting their local community.

The findings from the survey, together with local crime statistics and information from partner agencies, help identify the issues that will form the focus of NPT's... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 08:05 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Police

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner’s Council Tax Precept Consultation

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Stephen Mold has today launched his council tax precept consultation for the coming financial year.

The press release PFCC Budget Consultation gives the details, along with another link to the survey and also a QR code to take you directly there. The survey closes at 4.30pm on Tuesday 17 January 2023.

The Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner would like to hear... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Dec 2022 08:04 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Consultation, Police, Precept

Vehicle Crimes - Kettering & Surrounding Area

Kettering Neighbourhood Policing Team are appealing for information after a number of vehicle crimes have been committed between 7th to 9th December 2022 as listed below:

Occurrence number 22 000 717 269 - Theft of both number plates from a WHITE VW POLO (Y8AJS) parked on

CAVENDISH CLOSE, BARTON SEAGRAVE. The theft occurred between 9pm on 7/12 & 7am on 8/12/2022

Occurrence number 22 000 717 630 -... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Dec 2022 16:14 by Becky Jones

Tags: Burglary, community, crime, police

Locally Identified Priorities: Publicising the chosen priorities

Following feedback from residents, your local neighbourhood policing team has announced the top three issues for the Kettering area in the coming months.

To help tackle local crime and anti-social behaviour concerns, Northamptonshire Police invites people living and working across the county to complete a short survey and share their views about any issues affecting their local community.

The findings... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Dec 2022 16:12 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Police, Priorities

Warm spaces and cost-of-living help

As we approach a cold snap, both North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) and Harborough District Council (HDC) have published up to date information about warm spaces - places people can go to be warm if they are struggling with the cost of heating their homes. This is included in more general information about help with the cost of living.

NNC have a website page (https://www.northnorthants.gov.uk/cost-living... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Dec 2022 10:10 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Cost Of Living, Warm Spaces

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