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17 September 2014
Be Safe, Be Smart this Fire Door Safety Week
Fire Door Safety Week (15 and 21 September 2014) returns this year to engage the breadth of the industry to raise awareness of the critical role fire doors play in passive fire protection in every commercial, public and multiple occupancy building.

15 September 2014
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service pledges its support for Gas Safety Week
As part of the Fire Kills campaign, Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service has pledged its support for Gas Safety Week (15-21 September) and will help raise awareness of gas safety issues.

15 September 2014
County council survey shows local support for Chipping Warden relief road
A public consultation carried out by Northamptonshire County Council has shown strong local support for a relief road for the village of Chipping Warden.

12 September 2014
School applications now open
Applications are open for children to start primary or infant school or to transfer to junior, middle or secondary school in September 2015.

10 September 2014
Dates announced for free 'women into business' start up courses
Women in the county who are new business owners or who might be considering taking the leap into setting up their own business are invited to book their place on free business support courses starting next month in libraries across Northamptonshire.

10 September 2014
Schools sign up to new healthier child scheme
Almost 100 primary, junior and infant schools have signed up for the first wave of Northamptonshire County Council’s new Healthier Child scheme.

10 September 2014
Northamptonshire libraries support national campaign to get children reading
Northamptonshire County Council is adding its voice to a national campaign to encourage parents and carers to spend ten minutes each day reading with their children.

9 September 2014
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service is making a clean sweep for safety
With summer drawing to a close, Chimney Fire Safety Week (9 –15 September) provides a timely reminder to make sure that your chimney is ready for the winter months ahead.

8 September 2014
County walks 20 Million Steps during one weekend
Northamptonshire residents are being congratulated on reaching the 20 million steps target during the weekend.

8 September 2014
New stops added to mobile library service due to customer demand
Northamptonshire County Council is introducing a number of new stops to its mobile library service in response to customer feedback.

5 September 2014
Northamptonshire enterprise hubs are shortlisted for national award
Northamptonshire County Council’s library service has been shortlisted for a prestigious award for its work with start-up businesses.

4 September 2014
Launch of Kingfisher Project at Barnwell Country Park
Visitors to Barnwell Country Park will be able to watch nesting kingfishers as part of an exciting new wildlife project.

2 September 2014
Cabinet to discuss implications of new Care Act legislation
The impact of the forthcoming Care Act for adults with care needs and their carers is due to be discussed at Northamptonshire County Council’s cabinet meeting next week (9th September).

2 September 2014
Help Northamptonshire walk 20 million steps
The first-ever 20 Million Steps event will take place this weekend (5th to 7th September).

2 September 2014
Next stage for north east Northamptonshire schools to be discussed
The future structure of schools in the north east Northamptonshire area will be discussed at a meeting of Northamptonshire County Council’s cabinet next week (9th September).

2 September 2014
Daventry children’s centre on cabinet agenda
A meeting of Northamptonshire County Council’s cabinet next week (9 September) will consider proposals to close a Daventry children’s centre and use alternative local venues for services.

2 September 2014
Cycle CoNNect success continues to build
Northampton’s very own bike hire scheme – Cycle CoNNect – has continued to build on its early success with its popularity continuing into its second month.

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