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27 November 2015
Fire service offers advice for festive candle safety
With Christmas drawing closer, many candles are purchased to help lend festive cheer to celebrations.

26 November 2015
Trading Standards warning over one of this year’s top Christmas gifts
Trading Standards officers in Northamptonshire are warning Christmas shoppers to be cautious before buying a hoverboard, tipped to be one of this year’s most popular festive gifts.

26 November 2015
World record broken for most people wearing high-visibility vests
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service was proud to attend Abbeyfield School in Northampton this week, where a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title was broken.

26 November 2015
Volunteers needed for school admission appeals panel in Northamptonshire
Volunteers are being sought by Northamptonshire County Council to serve as independent panel members for school admission appeals.

25 November 2015
Pioneering partnership receives Green Apple environmental award
A pioneering partnership between Northamptonshire County Council and British Gas has been recognised with a national award.

24 November 2015
There’s still time to enter the Race To The Top coding competition!
Schools across Northamptonshire are being encouraged to put their computer skills to the test by entering the Race To The Top coding competition.

24 November 2015
Northamptonshire student who was fostered wins education award
A young woman from Northampton who spent her teens in foster care has been honoured with a special award for her educational achievements.

23 November 2015
Hundreds of local business start-ups supported by Northamptonshire libraries
Northamptonshire County Council has helped 373 local businesses with free start-up advice and support since launching its Enterprising Libraries project two years ago.

23 November 2015
Pupils from Northamptonshire Hospital and Outreach Education speak at House of Lords
Two young people from Northamptonshire who were supported by the county’s Hospital and Outreach Education were invited to the House of Lords to talk about their experience.

23 November 2015
Bridge to open in time for Thrapston's Christmas lights spectacular
Repair work on Thrapston’s nine arches bridge is finishing early in time for the town’s Christmas lights spectacular on Saturday, November 28.

23 November 2015
Standing up for Northamptonshire ahead of key Government announcement
Leading politicians and officers from Northamptonshire County Council have been stepping up their argument for a better deal for the county in the run-up to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s spending announcements in Parliament later this week.

23 November 2015
County's rich local history to be celebrated
Heritage tourism and promoting Northamptonshire’s rich local history through education are part of plans to expand the Heritage Gateway programme countywide.

19 November 2015
Fotheringhay bridge shut with immediate effect
A bridge over the River Nene just outside the village of Fotheringhay is to be closed with immediate effect because it is unsafe.

19 November 2015
Multi-agency crackdown on HGVs in a bid to improve safety awareness
HGV drivers were targeted with safety information in a campaign to boost awareness of safer driving practices.

16 November 2015
And they’re off! Race to the Top school improvement projects are underway
Schools across the county have launched their Race To The Top projects in a bid to improve pupil performance and attainment levels in Northamptonshire.

16 November 2015
Could you open your home to a foster child in Northamptonshire?
Families in Northamptonshire are being asked to consider whether they could offer a loving home to a foster child.

12 November 2015
Plans unveiled for new sensory garden at Brixworth Country Park
Northamptonshire County Council is applying for funding to create a new sensory garden at Brixworth Country Park.

11 November 2015
Warning over portable heaters this Electrical Fire Safety Week
People in Northamptonshire are this week being reminded about the potential risk that electrical fires can pose to their homes.

9 November 2015
Cabinet to consider wellbeing company business case
The business case for the new Wellbeing Community Interest Company (CIC) is set to be discussed at Northamptonshire County Council’s cabinet meeting tomorrow (10th November).

9 November 2015
Unique World War One documents on display across Northamptonshire
Images and copies of documents relating to World War One, many of which have never been displayed, are to go on show in county libraries.

4 November 2015
Fire officers praise teenage boy’s response following a fire at the family home
Fire officers in Northamptonshire have praised the actions of a 15-year-old boy following a fire at a house in Briar Hill, Northampton, on Monday morning (2 November).

2 November 2015
Relocated register office in Northampton will benefit more customers
Northamptonshire Register Office is moving to Northampton’s Central Library to make it easier for people to access a range of wellbeing services.

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