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  • The next Parish Council Meeting will be held remotely using video conferencing (Zoom) on Monday 8th March at 7pm.

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Coronavirus in Northamptonshire

Coronavirus in Northamptonshire

Positive cases have doubled last week and residents are being urged to strictly follow national and local Public Health guidance to prevent a further rapid rise. Last week's surveillance report (28 September – 04 October), shows that 417 residents have tested positive since the previous week. This is more than double the previous week's figure of 148 and is not a result of the data recording... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:02 by Parish Clerk

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My Health and Care Directory

My Health and Care Directory

People across Northamptonshire can now benefit from quick and easy access to the latest information about local health and care services – thanks to the launch of a brand new smartphone app.

My Health and Care Directory, available now to download for free, lists more than 3,000 NHS, social care and community services across Northamptonshire, from late-night pharmacies, dental surgeries and urgent... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2020 08:51 by Parish Clerk

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Speeding in the village

Speeding in the village

The Parish Council is aware that speeding in the village is a concern, we have spoken to Northamptonshire Highways about these concerns and to ask if the village could have any traffic calming measures in place, have been advised:

Inappropriate speed amounts for one of the main causes of concerns for a number of our communities. Unfortunately our options in terms of feasible solutions to address speeding... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:40 by Parish Clerk

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Ability Community Bus Service for residents of Roade

Ability Community Bus Service for residents of Roade

Ability Community Bus service helps people to get out and about by providing transport for those who need it to reach services such as shopping, banks, hairdressers, libraries, social events, clubs and local places.

Ability bus service operates from Roade to Northampton or Towcester. They also run regular outings to local attractions such as garden centres, gardens and alternative shopping venues.

If... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 10:32 by Parish Clerk

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Remembrance Day 2020

Remembrance Day 2020

The decision to cancel parades and the Remembrance Service have been made by the British Legion's Head Quarters in London. This is in the interest of safe guarding it's members and the public. As there will be no parade this year there will be no road closures.

The British Legion in the village has advised the Parish Council that they can only have 30 people on the Memorial Green to lay wreaths. Any... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Oct 2020 10:03 by Parish Clerk

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Operation Journey Launched To Improve Road Safety In Northamptonshire

Operation Journey Launched To Improve Road Safety In Northamptonshire

A new three month road safety campaign which aims to reduce the number of casualties on the county's roads has been launched.

Last year 42 people were killed and a further 347 seriously injured (KSI) across the county's road network - the highest number recorded in eight years.

Led by the Safer Roads and Road Crime teams, with support of our partners in the Northamptonshire Safer Roads Alliance (NSRA),... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 09:43 by Parish Clerk

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New Library Opening Hours

New Library Opening Hours

Roade Library has new opening hours, these are:

Wednesday 2pm - 4pm

Friday 2pm - 6pm

Saturday 11am - 1pm

Posted: Fri, 02 Oct 2020 09:21 by Parish Clerk

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Thank you Brenda

Thank you Brenda

Our Vice Chairman Cllr Marie Reilly met with volunteer Brenda yesterday to deliver a little 'thank you' gift. Brenda coordinated the Community Food Larder within the village during lockdown. Without Brenda's support the Community Food Larder would not have been possible and vulnerable people within our village would have been without much needed food/supplies.

The thank you gift was purchased using... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 12:24 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community

Council backs new Green Homes Grant scheme offering up to £5,000 for home improvements

Council backs new Green Homes Grant scheme offering up to £5,000 for home improvements

Vouchers worth up to £5,000 will be issued to eligible homeowners across South Northamptonshire to make their homes more energy efficient under a new government scheme being launched at the end of September.

South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) is encouraging eligible homeowners to apply to the Green Homes Grant scheme, which could help pay for environmentally-friendly home improvements such as... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 13:09 by Parish Clerk

Tags: News, community, funding

Download the NHS Covid-19 App

Download the NHS Covid-19 App

The new NHS COVID-19 app is now available to download for free in England and Wales, it is the fastest way to see if you're at risk from coronavirus. The faster you know, the quicker you can alert and protect your loved ones and community.

The app has a number of tools to protect you, including contact tracing, local area alerts and venue check-in. It uses proven technology from Apple and Google, designed... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 09:50 by Parish Clerk

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