Category Archives: Health & wellbeing

Common garden pests and how to get rid of them humanely #3

Snails There are preventive measures that have been used by gardeners to minimise snail and slug damage (Photo: Shutterstock) Snails are common in gardens, but can cause damage by eating holes in leaves, stems and flowers. Most damage is done … Continue reading

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Beat the Street!

Did you hear the exciting news from East Northants Council? People who live, work and play in East Northants are being invited to join in with the district’s largest game this spring.

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Nassington Health Walks – if you miss our Rambles!

It was a chilly morning on 9th March 2018 when 13 intrepid walkers met outside the Black Horse for Nassington’s very first walk as part of the Walking for Health scheme. Since then, the group has gone from strength to … Continue reading

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Road closure at Harringworth

Shift Traffic Events have requested the closure of Wakerley Road, close to Harringworth to allow for the safe completion of telecom works outside the Water Treatment Plant. It is expected that the closure will commence on the 20th March and … Continue reading

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Could your child be on TV?

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Common garden pests and how to get rid of them humanely #1

Gardens can be a natural habitat for many species of animals, but some can be a nuisance, causing damage to plants, flowers, home-grown vegetables and lawns. Here are some of the most common garden pests and how to stop them … Continue reading

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Do you need help with musical costs? Apply now for up to £2,000

We offer up to £100,000 in grants each year to exceptional young musicians aged 5-17 in need of financial support. Through our means tested awards programme we provide flexible funding towards musical costs (like tuition, instrument costs or travel) plus individual … Continue reading

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