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22 July 2014
Northampton teenager launches Room For Me campaign
A Northampton teenager is lending his voice to a new appeal for foster carers in the county.

22 July 2014
Illegal tobacco seized in Northamptonshire
More than 4,000 packets of illicit cigarettes and 175 pouches of illicit hand rolling tobacco were seized over the weekend as the result of a partnership between Northamptonshire County Council's trading standards service, Northamptonshire Police, the Tra

22 July 2014
LIGHTS OUT event marks 100 years since start of First World War
To mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War the people of Northamptonshire have been invited to take part in the nationwide event LIGHTS OUT.

15 July 2014
20 million steps: top ten reasons to go for a walk
With less than two months to go before the Twenty Million Steps weekend, Northamptonshire County Council is giving people the top ten reasons to get walking.

15 July 2014
School nurse numbers set to increase
A new focus on school nursing in Northamptonshire is set to see the number of school nurses increase over the next five years.

14 July 2014
Superfast Northamptonshire project expands to 3,000 extra homes and businesses
The Superfast Northamptonshire project today announced that it will be making high-speed fibre broadband available to more than 3,000 extra homes and businesses, at no additional cost to the initiative.

14 July 2014
Highways apprenticeship could help lay the road to engineering career
Ever fancied becoming a gritter driver or starting on the road to becoming a civil engineer?

11 July 2014
Northampton's Cycle CoNNect bike hire scheme to launch
Cycle CoNNect - Northampton’s very own bicycle hire scheme is set to launch on Tuesday, July 15, creating a low cost, convenient and sustainable way to travel about the town.

11 July 2014
Planning application for Barrack Road school plans
The planning application for a new school on the site of the Barrack Road sorting office can now be viewed online.

10 July 2014
Prosecution sends serious message to landlords
The managing director of a student housing company has been sentenced following a prosecution by Northamptonshire County Council’s fire and rescue service (Weds 9th July).

9 July 2014
New adult learning brochure out now
The new adult learning brochure is now out with hundreds of courses on offer.

8 July 2014
Date set for start of Geddington Road bridge repairs
Work to repair the Geddington Road Bridge in Corby, to enable it to carry the weight of present day heavy goods vehicles over 40 tonnes in weight, will start on Monday, July 14.

7 July 2014
Children's services in Northamptonshire are improving
Two independent assessments of Northamptonshire’s improvement programme for children’s services have concluded that Northamptonshire County Council is making steady progress in priority areas.

7 July 2014
Spending on children and adult services highlighted in finance report
Emerging pressures in spending to help protect the most vulnerable adults and children have been underlined in the latest monthly financial report published by Northamptonshire County Council today (7th July).

7 July 2014
Growth deal gives boost to Northamptonshire infrastructure projects
Northamptonshire County Council infrastructure projects have been given a major boost today with the announcement of a further Government cash injection of more than £20million over the next two years from April 2015.

4 July 2014
Winners of Youth Ambition Awards 2014 announced
A school news team, a female engineering apprentice and a humanitarian aid volunteer are among the winners in the second Northamptonshire Youth Ambition Awards last night.

3 July 2014
Consultation on Daventry East Children's Centre services
Proposals for the delivery of children centre services in Daventry East are the subject of a consultation starting today.

3 July 2014
Temporary traffic order for Northampton's Kingswell Street
New traffic restrictions in Northampton town centre will come into effect next week.

1 July 2014
New approach to countywide voluntary sector support and development
Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire (formerly Northampton Volunteering Centre) starts work on delivering the new contract for supporting voluntary and community sector services in the county today (Tuesday 1st July).

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