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Discretionary Grant Funding for Businesses

Small businesses in Daventry District are being encouraged to apply for grants of up to £10,000 in the latest round of Government funding aimed at easing the impact of Covid-19. Daventry District Council (DDC) is inviting small businesses that were … Continue reading

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Helping older adults stay fit at home

Whilst the new Get Up & Go activity sessions are currently on hold, here are some exercises that older people can do at home, created by Fraser Lodge at Northamptonshire Sport.  There’s also a booklet aimed at older adults providing practical … Continue reading

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Rogue Traders Cold-Calling in Daventry Area

Daventry Neighbourhood Policing Team have had an increase in calls regarding rogue traders cold-calling in villages and in Daventry town. These cold-callers have been offering to clean/jet-wash driveways, also offering gardening services and roof repair. Please be vigilant when answering … Continue reading

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Parish Council (Extraordinary) Meeting – 21st May

An extraordinary meeting (i.e. additional to the regular monthly parish council meetings) has been scheduled for Thursday 21st May at 5.30 pm in order to consider a planning application and other items of business.  The full agenda can be viewed … Continue reading

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Scam Protection Advice

Criminals are experts at impersonating people, organisations and the police. They spend hours researching you hoping you’ll let your guard down for just a moment. They can contact you by phone, email, text, letters, on social media, or in person. … Continue reading

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Parish Council Annual Meeting – Mon 11th May

The next meeting of Badby Parish Council will be the Annual Meeting, on Monday 11th May at 7.30 pm.  As with the last meeting in April, this will be an online meeting in line with the Local Authorities and Police … Continue reading

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Covid-19 testing available for unpaid carers in Northants

This message is for the attention of unpaid carers in Northamptonshire, who are classified as essential workers and therefore qualify for prioritised COVID-19 testing. We have been asked to send out the following information by Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust – … Continue reading

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Warning about Courier Fraud

Detectives in Northamptonshire are issuing a warning to the public following an incident of courier fraud in Wellingborough on Monday, April 27. Courier fraud often targets the elderly.  The criminals carrying out these scams are very devious and know how … Continue reading

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Repairs to Barrier on Brookside Lane – 6th/7th May

Northamptonshire Highways are planning to carry out repairs to the roadside barrier on Brookside Lane, between Chapel Lane and Brook House, starting on 6th May.  To carry out the works safely the road will need to be closed for up … Continue reading

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Broadband in Badby

Having received comments from local residents on the speed and reliability of broadband in the village, I would be interested to know how happy other people are with their broadband performance. I expect that, due to the lock-down, some people … Continue reading

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