Please see the attached from Northamptonshire Carers on the very valuable work they are undertaking via their Connecting Communities project, aimed at supporting unpaid carers across Northamptonshire. For more information please contact:
National Lottery Connecting Communities - Group Worker
Carers Enquiry Line: 01933 677837
Carers Support Line: 01933 677907
Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:30 by Parish Office
Beat the heat!
Although most of us welcome the summer sun, high temperatures can be harmful to your health. The heat can affect anyone, but some people run a greater risk of serious harm. Many of those who are at risk of harm from heat are also at greater risk of severe illness due to COVID-19 and may need to spend more time at home than they would usually. Others may need to stay at home because they... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 12:14 by Parish Office
Free Meditation App
Sharon Key, a Learn2b Mindfulness Tutor, has created a free mindfulness app where most of the content, including guided meditations, videos, ideas and information is free of charge, with some online courses available for a small fee.
Just press this link below to go to the app:
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 12:08 by Parish Office
Virtual Walks in the Park!
Have you been feeling isolated, lonely or frustrated that you are currently cut off from the natural world?
Join a new, VIRTUAL, friendly group set in our local Country Parks.
Here at Northamptonshire Country Parks we are very aware of how lucky we are to be able to be out and about in the fresh air exploring nature and experiencing all the activity that goes on in our local... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 12:07 by Parish Office
Updated Information from the Met Office Advisor - Hot Weather, Thunderstorms and a MEDIUM Impacts Weather Warning
As we head into what is turning out to be a hot week across the East Midlands there are a few updates from the Met Office.
Under clear skies temperatures today and tomorrow will rise to around 33 Celsius inland, widely across our region which will be, unsurprisingly, the hottest days of the year so far. On Friday and subsequent days there will be a return to the low 20s Celsius – average for late... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:59 by Parish Office
Meet the Silly Squad!
Northamptonshire Libraries Summer Reading Challenge 2020!
The Summer Reading Challenge is an annual library event which normally takes place in libraries across the county. The aim is to encourage children between 4 and 12 to read any six books of their choice from their library during the summer holidays.
The theme of the Summer Reading Challenge this year is "Silly Squad", and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 10:58 by Parish Office
Armed Forces Day: Salute Our Forces
Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday 27 June and is an opportunity for the nation to show its support for the UK's serving and retired military community. Daventry District Council will be flying the Armed Forces Day flag from Monday (22 June) for the week.
To promote the national #SaluteOurForces campaign, your salutes are needed! It is a simple way for anyone... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 Jun 2020 10:51 by Parish Office
A message from Kevin, a local Moulton resident and Crow Lane Postman:
'Great news. The Posties Foodbank, with tremendous support from Moulton Parish Council, has been awarded £500 by the Tesco's COVID 19 Communities Fund. The foodbank to date has relied on donations from the general public and Moulton residents in particular have been very generous, however this additional funding will help us... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 11:59 by Parish Office
Face coverings needed
The NHS in Northamptonshire is looking for people to make face coverings for use at the county's hospitals and GP surgeries to save the surgical masks for the clinicians. Any help would be appreciated.
For more information you can email: email@example.com
Any complete face coverings can be posted or dropped off at the following address:
Francis Crick House
FAO Logistics... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 11:29 by Parish Office
This week is Loneliness Awareness Week #LetsTalkLoneliness
Loneliness is an issue that can affect us all at some point in our lives and at the moment many clinically vulnerable people, who must continue to stay at home to shield themselves from the COVID-19 virus, are experiencing loneliness at this time.
In January 2018, following recommendations from the Jo Cox Foundation, the UK Government announced... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 11:27 by Parish Office