Here is a press release from the Emergency Planning Officer (EPO) on behalf of the Local Resilience Forum (LRF).
We are aware that there are many groups and individuals that are volunteering to help neighbours and vulnerable people in their communities during the Coronavirus outbreak.
The attached information explains how you can help and register your group, or as an individual to support this coordinated... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 13:53 by Michelle Lewis
Please see a statement below from the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Covid-19:
Chief Constable Nick Adderley, said: "We are all aware we are now living in unprecedented times and, from today, every one of us is being asked to step up and play a crucial role in the battle against Covid-19. All that is requested of you is that you follow Government advice - stay at home, save lives and... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 13:33 by Admin
East Northamptonshire's waste team are still working hard across the district and at the moment they have no plans to stop or change any of the waste collection services.
However this is an ever changing situation, and all updates will be published on East Northamptonshire Council social media pages and website.
For more information on the impact Coronavirus is having on ENC services please click the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:15 by Admin
Information received today from East Northamptonshire Council
Rough Sleeper Severe Weather Provision
I have spoken to the Night Shelter and they have advised me they are able to cope with the SWEP at the present difficult times.
This facility is only for rough sleepers currently in the East Northamptonshire District. All Local Authorities are required to operate a rough sleeper provision therefore rough... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:16 by Admin
Rushden Town Council want to wish shops and their staff that are faced with temporary closure our best wishes and our thoughts are with you and your families.
In light of the Government's announcement last night that all non-essential shops must close, Rushden Town Council want to wish those shops and their staff that are faced with temporary closure our best wishes and our thoughts are with you and your families.
We know those workers in the food and pharmacy chain are working very hard to keep the community going and we thank you for your efforts.
If we... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 11:13 by Admin
In line with Government regulations to reduce the spread of Coronavirus, Rushden Town Council has closed all playgrounds, this includes Jubilee Skatepark. Signage is being put up from today, to make people aware of these closures. We are keeping our parks open, but we urge you all to adhere to Government guidelines;
~ STAY AT HOME - Only one form of exercise a day - alone or with... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 09:35 by Admin
Parks and Open Spaces COVID-19 Guidance
Our parks remain open and are vitally important at this time, for both our mental and physical health. However, social distancing, as set out by the Government, is absolutely crucial. Not adhering to social distancing guidelines will result in us having no other choice but to close all parks and open spaces under our ownership.
We are closely monitoring Government... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 17:16 by Admin
Elderly and Vulnerable Priority Shopping Hours
Posted: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 19:39 by Admin
**UPDATE 20th March 2020**
Following Government advice, it is with regret that the Mayor has taken the difficult decision to cancel his 'Spring Lunch', on Sunday 5th April, due to the current circumstances surrounding the COVID 19 Virus.
Thank you for your understanding and please accept our sincere apologies for any disappointment caused.
Posted: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 11:45 by admin
We have received the following information from Northamptonshire Highways.
Diamond Coaches have advised the Council that they will be withdrawing all of their bus services after operation on Saturday 25th April.
Diamond Coaches currently operate the following commercial bus services:
203 Irchester – Peterborough 1st Saturday of the month
223 Bozeat – Rushden Lakes Wednesdays
232 Rushden –... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 13:21 by Admin