Author: James Laband

Information for guest accommodation providers during F1 2018 British Grand Prix

Information for guest accommodation providers during F1 2018 British Grand Prix

Officers from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service would like to remind Grand Prix visitors paying to stay in any building providing guest accommodation, the law is there to protect them.

Fire safety legislation states that owners need to provide a safe environment, which includes assessing the risks of fire within their property.

Even if visitors are paying to stay in someone's home, the property... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Jul 2018 09:52 by James Laband

Tags: News

Summer activities beckon after half-term hit

The recent half term activity programme proved a hit with scores of South Northamptonshire youngsters, and preparations are now underway for another summer of fun.

South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) runs the activities to keep children busy and happy while they are off school.

There were over 80 attendances at the sessions which ran in Brackley during the recent half-term (beginning 29 May) the team... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:36 by James Laband

Tags: News, Community Advice

Community invited to help council salute armed forces

Residents are being encouraged to show their support for veterans and serving personnel when South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) raises an Armed Forces Day flag above its offices on Monday, 25 June.

The annual event is part of the build up to Armed Forces Day (Saturday, 30 June 2018), which recognises the work done by the country's armed forces.

SNC members and staff join councils up and down the country... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:34 by James Laband

Tags: News

Silverstone News And Views June 2018

Silverstone News And Views June 2018

Silverstone News And Views June 2018

Posted: Mon, 28 May 2018 08:46 by James Laband

Tags: News

Enjoy the spoils of recycling

Gardeners can reap the rewards of recycling at two events being hosted by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) this May.

The council is holding free compost giveaways to promote its garden waste recycling service.

People will be able to take home a share of compost made from their own green bin contents, while stocks last.

Cllr Dermot Bambridge, SNC's portfolio holder for environmental services, said:... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 May 2018 10:12 by James Laband

Tags: News, Community Advice

Funding fair 16th May 2018

Voluntary and Community Groups Funding Fair.

Wednesday 16th May 2018 9.30am - 3.00pm
A FREE event at Towcester Racecourse

Posted: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:47 by James Laband

Tags: News, Community Advice

Silverstone News and Views April 2018

Silverstone News and Views April 2018

Silverstone News and Views April 2018

Posted: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 08:23 by James Laband

Tags: News

Silverstone Village Community Cafe

Silverstone Village Community Cafe

Raising funds for village projects.

Thursday 8th March.

10am until 2pm at the Methodist Chapel

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 22:38 by James Laband

Tags: News, Community Advice

Chips Chaps and Chats

Chips Chaps and Chats

Friday 9th March

12.30 until 2.30pm

Chips Chaps and Chats at Silverstone Chapel

Posted: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 22:34 by James Laband

Tags: News, Community Advice

LibraryPlus Mobile Library Service – immediate withdrawal of service

The public consultation around the future of the Library Service has included the deletion of the Mobile Library Service and the service has been running as normal pending the final Council decision.

However, due to the age and the condition of the vehicle, there is a risk of incurring expensive repair work each time it goes out and the recent spending controls imposed by the Director of Finance under... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:24 by James Laband

Tags: News, Community Advice