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VACANCY FOR THE PARISH CLERK - EAST HADDON

East Haddon Parish Council has a vacancy for the position of Parish Clerk who will also be the Responsible Finance Officer.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons, although training will be offered and enthusiasm to learn will be seen as an alternative to formal qualifications. The Parish Clerk will be responsible for the administration of the business and the finances... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Aug 2020 10:17 by Gilly Wrathall

Tags: Village

Disabled Facilities Grants Available for Home Improvements

Daventry District Council has Grant funding available to help local vulnerable residents to access funds for disabled adaptations. Grants now available to adapt your home Grants of up to £30,000 available for disabled residents Improving homes and lives Disabled Facilities Grants Can be used to fund all sorts of works from ground floor bedroom and bathroom extensions, walk-in shower rooms, widening... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 10:13 by Shirley Cumbleton

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Meet the Silly Squad -Summer Reading Challenge

Meet the Silly Squad -Summer Reading Challenge

Northamptonshire Libraries -Summer Reading Challenge 2020

The Summer Reading Challenge theme for 2020 is Silly Squad. It's all about funny books, happiness and having a laugh!

The Silly Squad is a team of animal friends who love to go on adventures and get stuck in to all different kinds of funny books.

Due to circumstances surrounding Covid-19, this year's Summer Reading Challenge will be delivered completely... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:41 by Shirley Cumbleton

Tags: Village

Northamptonshire’s Police, Crime and Fire Commissioner is recruiting young people to be part of the Northamptonshire 2020/21 OPFCC Youth Commission.

The OPFCC Youth Commission has been set up by the Office of the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner to ensure that the views of young people are heard, and help change services for the better.

They are now looking to recruit around 20 young people from across Northamptonshire to form the 2020/21 Youth Commission. They are eager to encourage young people to apply whose voices might struggle sometimes... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 14:55 by Shirley Cumbleton

Tags: Village

Bridge on the footpath between Tilbury Road and Church Lane.

The damage was reported to NCC via the fixmystreet website.

The following response has been received

Thanks for reporting this

A site visit has been made and the repair that has been carried out (by the farmer) is sufficient at the present time and the bridge is also serviceable.

However it could do with being replaced in the near future and will look at having a new one installed.

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 09:53 by Gilly Wrathall

Tags: Village

RECRUITMENT OF PARISH COUNCILLORS

You may have read in my annual report as Chairman of the Parish Council of the urgent need to attract more villagers to become Parish Councillors for East Haddon.This report has been published on the Parish web-site. At present the Council consists of 7 Councillors and a Parish Clerk. Our establishment is for 9 Councillors and a Parish Clerk.

Now you may already be thinking: "Huh! What's the Parish... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 18:30 by Gilly Wrathall

Tags: Village

CLOSURE OF PRE-SCHOOL

After many years of providing a valuable service to the village, Pre-School, sadly, has had to close. The reason is that the number of pre-school children has continued to fall to the point where the service is no longer financially viable. Should demand for a pre-school present itself in the future the Village Hall Committee would be keen to consider application(s).There is no doubt that the school... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 18:10 by Gilly Wrathall

Tags: Village

East Haddon Support Network COVID-19

East Haddon Support Network COVID-19

In these uncertain times of Coronavirus, the Support Network will be happy to help anybody self-isolating by doing shopping, collecting prescriptions or running any errands including dog walking. Shopping can be left at your door and payment for this should be arranged between you.

If you need any help, please contact one of the following people. If you have access to the internet and are on the Nextdoor.co.uk... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 19:11 by Gilly Wrathall

Tags: COVID

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)Northampton County Association of Local Councils (NCALC) has written to all Parish Councils offering advice on how to deal with this threat. For the moment the most important message is that of personal hygiene which includes the thorough washing of hands. The NHS web-site expands on this topic.There is no good reason why life should not carry on as normal for the moment. The... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 09:44 by Shirley Cumbleton

Tags: Reports

Speed Indicator Sign

Unfortunately one of the Speed Indicator Signs has been damaged in the high winds. The Parish Council are seeking to get this fixed as soon as possible.

Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:04 by Shirley Cumbleton

Tags: Reports

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