Please see information from Northants Fire service. We hope that you find the following information in this Alert useful in making your home safer as we head into the colder weather.
They offer a Home Fire Safety Visit service, here are some bullet point examples on when a referral to the fire service should be considered:
Concerns around lack of or no working smoke alarms
- Older residents, living alone... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 13:14 by Parish Clerk
In order to tackle local policing concerns, Northamptonshire Police want to know what matters most to you in the area where you live and work.
The purpose of the survey is to collect information to better understand the policing priorities of communities across Northamptonshire. The results will be shared with Northamptonshire Police's Neighbourhood teams and will be used to shape elements of their... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 13:06 by Parish Clerk
If so, please contact South Northants housing team as soon as possible.
The sooner you contact them, the more they can do to help.
Tel 01327 322374
Posted: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 12:17 by Parish Clerk
Local government in Northamptonshire is changing. The existing system, which has been in place since the 1970s, is like a three-tier cake. The bottom layer is parish and town councils which typically cover one village or town. The middle layer is borough and district councils, which are responsible for things like planning applications, collecting the bins, tourism, and dealing with benefits. The top... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 11:11 by Parish Clerk
The Parish Council are delighted to announce that the purchase of Roade Library building was completed on Monday 1st March 2021. Roade Parish Council purchased the premises from Northamptonshire County Council using Section 106 monies received from the recent housing developments in the village, enabling the library to continue being community managed.
Cllr Lorne Murray, Chairman of the Parish Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 15:13 by Parish Clerk
There's an article about the Community Larder in the Northampton Chronicle and Echo. Featuring a photo of Paul Crosbie who delivers the food parcels to the hub here at Grand Union Sheltered Housing in Roade.
Roade Parish Council would like to thank Miranda Wixon for setting this up, the supermarkets for donating food, Grand Union Sheltered Housing for providing the village Hub, Brenda Woolf for coordinating... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 09:12 by Parish Clerk
Public Health Northamptonshire is encouraging smokers to #QuitforCovid, not only to protect themselves but to reduce demand on NHS services. The coronavirus pandemic is putting an unprecedented strain on the NHS, and England's Chief Medical Officer is urging smokers to give up smoking to lower their risk, so there has never been a better time to quit.
Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 11:25 by Parish Clerk
The Co-op, ASDA, Sainsbury's and M&S are offering a volunteer card/voucher scheme. These can be purchased online by residents who are self-isolating and given to their family, friends or volunteers who are helping them with shopping. These are available to purchase online so won't be an option for all our residents. However, it's a good way to safeguard both residents and volunteers where possible... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 10:41 by Parish Clerk
The Parish Office will be closed from 3pm on Wednesday 8th April and will not reopen again until 9am on Tuesday 14th April 2020.
Anyone needing urgent support with Food deliveries or medication whilst the office is closed are asked to contact Northampton County Council on 0300 126 1000 (option 5).
Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:23 by Parish Clerk
A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart of someone who is in cardiac arrest. This high energy shock is called defibrillation, and it's an essential part in trying to save the life of someone who's in cardiac arrest.
4 steps to take if someone is having a cardiac arest:
1. Call 999
2. Start CPR
3. Ask someone to bring a defibrillator (if there's one nearby) see below... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:11 by Parish Clerk