A statement about the planned event from the local police, council and Public Health.

Since 2015, Northamptonshire County Council and other local partners have been involved in the #30days30waysUK campaign which aims to inspire and empower people to be ready and better prepared for a wide range of risks and their consequences, such as flooding, fire and power cuts.

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire County Council would like to remind people to be cautious and think about water safety as more people choose to 'staycation' this summer.

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People urged to think ‘water safety’ after rising visitor numbers at Northamptonshire country parks
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People urged to think ‘water safety’ after rising visitor numbers at Northamptonshire country parks
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire County Council would like to remind people to be cautious and think about water safety as more people choose to 'staycation' this summer.
"September is prepareness month" celebrates its sixth year
September 15, 2020
"September is prepareness month" celebrates its sixth year
Since 2015, Northamptonshire County Council and other local partners have been involved in the #30days30waysUK campaign which aims to inspire and empower people to be ready and better prepared for a wide range of risks and their consequences, such as flooding, fire and power cuts.
Statement regarding Wellingborough Horse Fair
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Statement regarding Wellingborough Horse Fair
A statement about the planned event from the local police, council and Public Health.
Northamptonshire County Council secures new ‘green’ energy contracts
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Northamptonshire County Council secures new ‘green’ energy contracts
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Northamptonshire County Council to begin extensive ‘surface dressing’ road repairs across the county
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Northamptonshire County Council to begin extensive ‘surface dressing’ road repairs across the county
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Residents of Northampton urged to take action as cases rise
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Portfolio lead members announced for North Northamptonshire unitary preparations
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Portfolio lead members announced for North Northamptonshire unitary preparations
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Northamptonshire County Council awarded gold for supporting the Armed Forces
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Northamptonshire County Council awarded gold for supporting the Armed Forces
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Changes to parking in resident permit zones and high density residential areas
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​The British Museum has announced that its Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) has hit a milestone 1.5 million archaeological objects, including 23,108 found by members of the public in Northamptonshire.
Warning to open water swimmers – stay away from ponds and lakes at Northamptonshire’s country parks
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Warning to open water swimmers – stay away from ponds and lakes at Northamptonshire’s country parks
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More than 500 people attend Digital Northampton’s second annual showcase
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Birth registrations service to reopen via online booking system
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Birth registrations service to reopen via online booking system
​Following Government guidance clarifying that registration services are now permitted to open in England, Northamptonshire County Council’s registration service will re-open to take birth registrations, notice of marriage and corrections via an online booking system from Monday 22 June.
Northamptonshire libraries to introduce phased reopening
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Northamptonshire libraries to introduce phased reopening
Following the government announcement that libraries are able to re-open to the public in early July, Northamptonshire Libraries will be introducing a phased reopening to ensure the safety of both staff and customers.
First tranche of active travel walking and cycling measures start to take shape
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First tranche of active travel walking and cycling measures start to take shape
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