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March

On Wednesday 18th April 2018 there will be the launch of the new Keep Safe scheme.

The launch will take place at the Fitz John room, Moulton Community Centre, Reedings, Moulton, Northampton. NN3 7AX. You can visit the website at http://moultoncommunitycentre.org.uk/

It will start at 2PM with key speakers and presentations on how the scheme will work to support many more card holders, followed by a drama and a chance to network and celebrate with tea and cake until 4PM.

Please contact ldpb@northamptonshire.gov.uk to let them know if you plan on attending the launch

You can view the full launch poster here (PDF)

Gearing up for major bin collection changes this summer

People living in Daventry District are encouraged to find out more about major changes to their waste and recycling collections launching this summer.

The new 123+ waste and recycling collection service will start in June 2018, delivered by Daventry Norse, a new joint venture between Daventry District Council (DDC) and Norse Commercial Services Ltd.

From June 2018 households in Daventry District will receive:

  • 1 weekly food waste collection
  • 2 weekly mixed recycling collection in a new blue-lidded wheelie bin
  • 3 weekly general waste black bin collection
  • + Plus an optional 2-weekly garden waste service for an annual fee of £35 a year.

The changes are being introduced as Daventry District cannot afford to carry on with its current waste and recycling service, both environmentally and financially. Changing black bin collections from fortnightly to three-weekly will help encourage more recycling and reduce the money spent on treating and disposing of rubbish.

The Council will also be improving the recycling service to help residents slim their bins, introducing a new wheelie bin for mixed recycling that provides more space over two weeks than the current recycling boxes collected weekly.

It is likely that collection days will change for households from June 2018 in order to introduce the new service arrangements across the District. Further details will be provided to all households nearer to the time, including an information pack and new calendar.

For more information please view this leaflet (PDF)

We are pleased to confirm that the NAB Mobile Unit will be operating in MARCH  2018 , located Daventry Town Centre, Near SHOPMOBILITY, New Street DAVENTRY on Wednesday March 21st 2018 between 10.00qam and 1.00pm

For more information please visit www.nab.org.uk, e-mail helpline@nab.org.uk or call 01604 719193.

Thank you.

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LOCAL CHARITY – CASH GRANTS AVAILABLE

Funds are available to assist persons aged less than 25 years and who are resident within the parishes of Brixworth and Scaldwell.

Cash grants are available to any qualifying person for use for educational purposes.

Grants have been made to assist in the purchase of school uniform, books and course materials, musical instruments, computer equipment and may also be available towards the cost of travelling expenses linked to an educational venture including school trips.

Any person who wishes to apply for a grant should either pick up an application form from the Library in Brixworth or from the Information Service located within the library building on Spratton Road.  Alternatively an application form and any further details about the Charity can be obtained from the clerk to the trustees, Ursula Morris who can be contacted on on 01604 505554 or by email ursula@ursulamorris.co.uk.

Trustees meetings are held in March and September where all applications received will be considered.

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE TRUSTEES IS ON  21ST MARCH 2018

The Thomas Roe Foundation

Reg. Charity no 309801