Category Archives: Money saving

Catch a train to Corby?

Message from Tom Pursglove MP: I have recently had a letter from the Rt. Hon Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport, regarding the re-franchising of the Midland Mainline. In the letter, the Secretary of State outlines that the … Continue reading

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Harvesting the skies for nature

by Adrian Thomas of the RSPB Sometimes in making a garden better for wildlife, you have to challenge yourself, and for me that comes whenever the DIY toolkit is called for. After all, I’m the kind of person who gets confused … Continue reading

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Do you look after a child for someone?

Northamptonshire County Council is encouraging people who have a child living with them who is not their own to register it as a private fostering arrangement. Private fostering is when children up to the age of 16 living with someone … Continue reading

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Crime figures for Collyweston

You can find accurate and detailed information on crime in our area via these links: Street Check Northamptonshire Police UK Crime Statistics Analysis of all Northants statistics UK Crash Map Inspector Daryl Lyon is also asking members … Continue reading

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The Future of Easton Garford School

As you will know, the future of our village Primary School is in doubt. For information, here is the letter sent to all parents and carers recently from the Peterborough Diocese Education Trust. There is a Facebook Group available with … Continue reading

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Looking for a reliable trader? We can help!

The Trading Standards Buy with Confidence scheme brings together gardeners, plumbers, builders, electricians and many other types of businesses from across the county who have been individually checked by Trading Standards for trustworthiness and compliance with consumer protection laws.

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Mobile phone and driving

Using a handheld mobile phone while driving is illegal. It has been since 2003.  From 1 March, the penalties for holding and using your phone while driving increased. It’s now 6 points and £200.

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