Category Archives: Money saving

Find lots of ideas for days out in the holidays

Are the younger family members driving you bonkers with “I’m bored!” and “I want…!” and you need some fresh ideas for keeping them entertained and interested? Or would you just like to find a good film, or a lovely garden … Continue reading

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100+ FREE or cheap things to do with kids this summer – incl free tennis coaching, 50% off Alton Towers, free festivals & get a letter from a royal

Summer’s here. Half the country are jetting off abroad. Half are staying at home. And another half are doing both. The final half need maths lessons. Last week we did our overseas holiday checklist, so now we’ve help for those staycationing … Continue reading

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Want to get a Base Pass to get into WittFest 19?

Take photo and address ID here, then!

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New scam – missing pets

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The pub is hiring!

The Collyweston Slater is looking for 2 front of house staff (one full-time and one part-time), a cleaner part-time weekends 9 till 2, and a kitchen porter part-time. Call 444288 and ask for Sam, or just drop in at the … Continue reading

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Why cycling is so good for you

Dust off your saddle and get on your bike for an easy and low impact activity, while improving your fitness and reducing stress levels… A cycle ride of 15 minutes to work or the shop and back meets the recommendation … Continue reading

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Come and find out/talk/rant about your village!

Once a year, we each have the chance to talk directly to the people who’re doing something for Collyweston. Maybe you’d like to change/add/stop/start some of that? Or just say Thank You? This is for you. Please come! 

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Does your community project need money?

  Alternative sources of funding workshop Date: Wednesday 15th May 2019 Time: 10am-midday Venue: NCF Offices, 18 Albion Place, Northampton NN1 1UD This workshop is designed to raise community groups’ awareness that Northamptonshire Community Foundation is just one of a large number of … Continue reading

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Funding opportunities for community projects

Su Davies, who has helped several Collyweeston groups and charities to find funding for much-needed projects, has this update for anyone interested… New funds: 1.       East Northamptonshire Council will soon be launching one final round of the Community Facilities Fund.  It … 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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