We are urging everyone to consider others in their community this bonfire night and visit a professionally staged event.
November 5 is one of several dates that cause anxiety for a large number of people, particularly pet owners whose furry friends are terrified of fireworks.
However everyone chooses to celebrate the event, some noise is inevitable so we would also like to encourage pet owners to follow... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 19:43 by Shirley Wong
People planning Bonfire Night or Diwali celebrations are being urged to exercise caution if buying fireworks.
West Northamptonshire Council's Trading Standards team is reminding people to buy only from licensed sellers, and to avoid the temptation to pick up cheap fireworks from the back of a van, a market stall, or on social media.
All fireworks sold in the UK must carry the CE or UKCA mark and come... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 19:41 by Shirley Wong
With millions of people around the UK still working or studying from home the question of keeping your home warm without spending too much on heating bills is more relevant now than ever.
Especially with the current energy companies situation you might have already started thinking about cheap ways to keep your home warm in case your bills shoot up.
Here at Urban Jungle we've put together some top tips... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 19:39 by Shirley Wong
RESIDENTS URGED TO COMPLETE CANVASS FORMS AHEAD OF DOOR KNOCKING
Residents who have not completed their annual canvass form are being reminded to do so to avoid a visit from one of West Northamptonshire Council's canvassers.
In August this year forms were sent to every household in West Northants as part of the annual individual voter registration canvass.
Not every household was required to respond,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 19:38 by Shirley Wong
According to the Environment Agency, over five million people in England live and work in properties at risk of flooding from rivers or the sea, whilst more face flood threats from groundwater, surface water, sewers, and reservoirs.
At Gocompare, we have put together a guide to preparing for a flood and protecting your property - https://www.gocompare.com/home-insurance/limiting-flood-risk-and-damage/... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 19:35 by Shirley Wong
Please find attached the monthly update for October from us as your WNC Councillors, for cascade to all Parish Cllrs and also, to use and amplify the content across your local village/parish social media platforms and newsletters/magazines to ensure our local residents and businesses are kept up to date with news and topics of interest.
Posted: Wed, 03 Nov 2021 19:33 by Shirley Wong
The Denton Surgery Patient Group (DSPG) will be holding its first meeting in October since the Covid pandemic. The DSPG are your representatives and meet with Practice Manage to help improve surgery services and the patient experience.We would welcome hearing about any concerns or issues you may have regarding access to surgery services.We are aware that the volunteer driver service has stopped and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:08 by Kevin Hewitson
Upper play area and church wall repair
You may be aware that the upper playground gate has been locked to restrict access whilst the wall has been inspected and a determination made as to condition and any repairs needed. After seeking advice and receiving estimates for the work a contractor has been appointed. We had been given a start date of the end of August beginning of September and although the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 15:11 by Kevin Hewitson
You may have noticed some areas in the village are being left for the grass and wildflowers to grow but do we need to do this?
YES! - We need more Wildflowers - Here's why
Wildflowers and wildflower-rich habitats support insects in many ways, providing lots of things that insects need: food in the form of leaves, nectar and pollen, also shelter and places to breed. In return, insects pollinate the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 16:03 by Kevin Hewitson
UPDATE 31st August 2021
The working group has made good progress in identifying the area for development, the type of play equipment that best suits the needs of the children in the village and possible suppliers and installers of play equipment. Meetings are taking place with suppliers to help design a suitable play area and we will keep you updated on these as things progress.
Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 09:58 by Kevin Hewitson