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29 May 2015
Local rider Hannah Barnes confirmed for 2015 Aviva Women’s Tour
Northamptonshire’s Hannah Barnes will lead her UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team at the Aviva Women’s Tour next month, in a line-up also containing multiple World and Commonweath Games medallist Linda Villumsen.

29 May 2015
Irchester Country Park is rated excellent by its visitors
Visitors to Irchester Country Park have heaped praise on the countryside attraction, earning it a Certificate of Excellence from a customer review website.

27 May 2015
Wellbeing on the timetable for school staff
Staff at Parklands Primary School and Sywell Primary School have been focusing on their own health and wellbeing as part of Northamptonshire Healthy Workplace Week (18th to 22nd May).

26 May 2015
Government’s Chief Social Worker praises Northamptonshire Social Work Academy
Northamptonshire County Council’s new Social Work Academy has been praised by the Government’s Chief Social Worker for Children and Families.

22 May 2015
Irchester Country Park is protecting and interpreting a real 'Jurassic Park'
Thanks to a grant of £89,600 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), the site of the former ironstone quarry in Irchester Country Park will receive some much-needed attention to protect its geological and ecology diversity and to improve access and learning

20 May 2015
Get the balance right for free this Thursday
This week (18-22 May) is Northamptonshire’s Healthy Workplace Week, a five-day campaign encouraging local businesses to take better care of their employees’ health and wellbeing.

18 May 2015
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service reduces false alarm calls by two thirds
Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service has reduced its call-outs to false alarms by 66 per cent over the past seven years.

18 May 2015
Partnership project sees more dementia patients returning home after a hospital stay
More people with dementia are returning to their own homes after a hospital admission thanks to a new initiative between health and social care.

18 May 2015
England's Economic Heartland: counties working together for prosperity
England’s Economic Heartland seeks devolved powers to boost economic growth in a ground-breaking alliance between Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire.

13 May 2015
New wellbeing organisation for Northamptonshire seeks residents' views
Today (13 May) sees the launch of an online survey to find out how Northamptonshire residents would like to access wellbeing services and understand what keeps them well.

13 May 2015
Dementia under the spotlight next week
Northamptonshire County Council libraries will be hosting a programme of events during Dementia Awareness Week (18th to 24th May).

12 May 2015
Funding boost will help county schools in their Race To The Top
Northamptonshire County Council has awarded schools a share of a £1million fund for projects to improve young people’s aspirations.

12 May 2015
Extensive road repair programme gets underway in Northamptonshire
As the weather starts to improve, Northamptonshire County Council will begin its extensive ‘surface dressing’ road repairs across the county.

1 May 2015
Hospital and Outreach Education service shortlisted for national award
Northamptonshire Hospital and Outreach Education has been chosen as a finalist for a prestigious national award.

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