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24 October 2014
Northamptonshire libraries team up with Usborne Books to encourage children to read
Children across Northamptonshire are being encouraged to get reading this autumn in order to raise money for new books for their local library.

23 October 2014
Public health advice on flu vaccinations
This winter an extra 22,000 flu vaccinations will need to be issued to under 65s at risk, according to public health experts at Northamptonshire County Council.

21 October 2014
Barrack Road school plans get the go-ahead
A planning application for what is believed to be Britain's largest school conversion project has been approved at a meeting this morning.

20 October 2014
Northamptonshire shopkeeper fined for selling out-of-date food
A shopkeeper from Northampton has been fined £4,500 after an investigation by Northamptonshire County Council’s trading standards service revealed he was selling out-of-date food products.

20 October 2014
Enjoy free bedtime story events at Northamptonshire libraries this half-term
Families are being invited to take part in one of the bedtime reading sessions taking place at Northamptonshire libraries this half-term as part of the Take 10 pledge campaign.

20 October 2014
Test your smoke alarm when you change your clocks this weekend
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging people to test their smoke alarm when they put their clocks back an hour this weekend.

17 October 2014
Enjoy a heritage hawk walk at Northamptonshire’s historic Chester Farm
Chester Farm near Irchester will be open to the public this autumn for a weekend of unique heritage hawk walks.

15 October 2014
County council flood roadshow visits Thrapston
People in the Thrapston area will be able to find out about the risk of surface water flooding when a roadshow comes to town later this month.

14 October 2014
Superfast Northamptonshire passes major 'halfway' milestone
More than 28,000 homes and businesses across Northamptonshire now have access to high speed fibre broadband thanks to the Superfast Northamptonshire project.

14 October 2014
Triple honour for Northamptonshire County Council Emergency Planning team
The Emergency Planning team at Northamptonshire County Council has been shortlisted for a national award for its innovative Don’t Be A Numpty video campaign.

13 October 2014
See the Gunpowder Plot brought to life at Northamptonshire’s Boughton House
Boughton House in Northamptonshire will host an explosive Bonfire Night event featuring an innovative live theatre performance and firework display.

13 October 2014
Northamptonshire County Council invites carers to help shape future support services
Carers across Northamptonshire are being asked for their views on the support services they receive as part of a major survey.

7 October 2014
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service embraces latest technology with Cobra
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service is introducing a second high-tech Cobra Intervention Vehicle to enhance the way it responds to emergency calls.

6 October 2014
People asked to have their say on running of county council recycling centres
People are being asked their views on proposals to change how Northamptonshire County Council’s household waste recycling centres (HWRCs) are run.

6 October 2014
Northamptonshire County Council and Mrs Jennie Bone settle dispute
Since 2008, Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) and Mrs Bone have been in disagreement over who pays her mother's care home fees - a story which has appeared in several local and national newspapers.

6 October 2014
Launch of book celebrating icons of Northamptonshire
The world's annual conker championships, the bronze head of a Roman emperor, the home of British motorsport, and a stately home known as the Versailles of England are just some of the entries in a newly-published book celebrating the unique treasures of N

2 October 2014
Demolition of former school buildings in Kings Cliffe to be discussed
Plans to demolish former school buildings in Kings Cliffe will move closer at a meeting of Northamptonshire County Council’s cabinet (Tuesday 7 October).

1 October 2014
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service urges drivers to ‘get a grip’
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging people to carry out monthly tyre checks to make them safer on the roads.

1 October 2014
County’s Emergency Planning Team urges community to be ready for an evacuation
Northamptonshire County Council’s Emergency Planning team is inviting people to prepare an ‘emergency grab bag’ in the rare event they need to evacuate their home.

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