South Northamptonshire, England Newswire

South Northamptonshire, England Newswire

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  1. Northamptonshire MP pushes for investment in three major county roadsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 21 | Buckingham Today

    South Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom has called for the county's roads to be considered eligible for funding under proposals by the Department for Transport for a new Major Road Network. Mrs Leadsom responded to a consultation on behalf of her constituents who raised concerns with her over the years with particular reference to the A5, A422 and A508.


  2. Council leader to resist any 'tragic' district changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 18 | Witney Gazette

    ANY plan to dissolve district councils in Northamptonshire and thereby change the way services are delivered by Cherwell Council would be 'tragic and unjust', according to its leader. It follows a report that said Northamptonshire should be split into two unitary authorities after its county council ran into serious financial trouble, the like of which not seen in the UK for decades.


  3. Fatal crash in South Northamptonshire sees car leave road and collide with treeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 21 | Northampton Today

    The single vehicle collision happened at about 11.15pm last night on Banbury Lane, between Banbury and Thorpe Mandeville. A silver Peugeot 107 was travelling towards Thorpe Mandeville on the B4525, near the junction of Thorpe Road, when, for unknown reasons, it left the carriageway and collided with a tree.


  4. Hunt for rogue traders who dumped 10-TONNES of dangerous asbestos in NorthamptonshireRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 8 | Northampton Today

    A 10-tonne pile of asbestos tipped near a main road in a Northamptonshire beauty spot cost the taxpayer A 6,000 to clear up. On Monday, February 26, South Northamptonshire Council's environmental services team received reports of the asbestos that had been fly-tipped near the junction of the A421 and the road to Cottisford and Juniper Hill.


  5. Your Hospice Lottery raises A 250,000 for Cynthia Spencer HospiceRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 8 | Pressat

    Hospice supporters have made a massive difference to their local community by raising over A 250,000 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice, by playing Your Hospice Lottery. The exact figure raised to date is A 262,116.85, which is all down to the loyal lottery players who play the fundraising lottery in support of Cynthia Spencer Hospice paying A 1 per play per week, with every penny going towards hospice care.


  6. Picture Gallery: Northampton business opens new headquarters in former council officesRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 7 | Northampton Today

    The ribbon was cut at Opus Energy's new HQ by the CEO of the Northampton Chambers of Commerce, Paul Griffiths, who was alongside Opus' COO Nikki Flanders and Will Gardiner, CEO of Drax, Opus's parent company. John Dryden House, renamed Opus House, has a capacity for up to 1,500 employees, with 700 currently working there.


  7. Day of action planned for Daventry estateRead the original story

    Monday Mar 5 | Daventry Express

    Fly-tipping and arson are among the issues set to be addressed during a day of action on the Southbrook estate in Daventry. The event is being held by the Daventry District and South Northamptonshire Community Safety Partnership today as part of Operation Unite, a combined effort by the police, fire service and local councils to tackle anti-social behaviour and arson in Daventry.


  8. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom visits RomfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 | Romford Recorder

    Romford MP Andrew Rosindell shaking hands with Andrea Leadsom MP outside of Margaret Thatcher House.Photo: Julia Lopez. The Lord President of the Council and MP for South Northamptonshire visited Upminster Junior School, St Mary's Lane, Upminster, to mark the centenary of women's suffrage.


  9. Andrea Leadsom to speak at Guildhall's women's vote centenary celebrationRead the original story

    Friday Feb 23 | Northampton Today

    The centenary anniversary of women's vote will be celebrated during an International Women's Day event at the Guildhall. Leading the list of speakers on the day is South Northamptonshire MP, Andrea Leadsom, who will commemorate the first female cabinet minister, Margaret Bondfield, by unveiling a bronze statue.


  10. North Oxfordshire businesses recognised for providing healthy food choicesRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | Banbury Guardian

    Cherwell District Council vice chairman Cllr Jolanta Lis presented Reg's Cafe owners Reg and Alison Howe with its gold Eat Out Eat Well award NNL-180214-100500001 Food outlets which go above and beyond to provide healthy food in north Oxfordshire were recognised with a new awards scheme. Cherwell District Council presented its inaugural Eat Out Eat Well awards at Bloxham Mill, with vice-chairman Cllr Jolanta Lis handing out certificates to a host of businesses providing nutritious food.


  11. Andrea Leadsom: Police investigate MP's 'death threat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | BBC News

    The senior Conservative minister, and MP for South Northamptonshire, campaigned for the leave campaign in the 2016 European Union referendum. The letter, which Mrs Leadsom posted on Twitter on Monday, read: "If you attempt to take away part of someone's identity, there are consequences."


  12. South Northants MP sent death threatRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | Banbury Guardian

    Leader of the Commons and South Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom has hit out at the "coward" author of a threatening letter she received. The letter, which is signed off by 'The Real 48 Per Cent', appears to be anti-Brexit, stating: "If you attempt to take away part of someone's identity, there are consequences.


  13. Backbenchers accuse own leaders at Northamptonshire County Council of ...Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | Northampton Today

    Half of the backbench members of Northamptonshire County Council's Conservative Group have signed a statement endorsing and supporting the county's seven MPs' view on the authority's leadership. On Sunday Michael Ellis , Andrew Lewer , Chris Heaton-Harris , Andrea Leadsom , Philip Hollobone , Peter Bone and Tom Pursglove released a statement saying they had no faith in Tory administration of the county council .


  14. Northamptonshire's libraries will stay open another year, says final budget planRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | Banbury Guardian

    At-risk libraries in Brackley, Middleton Cheney and Woodford Halse could be handed over to communities in the next two years under county council cuts, a final budget plan has revealed. The cash-strapped Northamptonshire County Council's final budget proposals were published yesterday and include a council tax hike of 5.98 per cent and 'revised' plans for libraries, trading standards and buses.


  15. Inspector's report 'only thing that counts not critical statement...Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2018 | Daventry Express

    The leader of Northamptonshire County Council has dismissed damning criticism from seven MPs as "nothing new" and says the inspection report is "the only thing that counts". Councillor Heather Smith was responding to a statement released late last night by all seven of Northamptonshire's Conservative MPs which said they had no faith in the Tory administration currently running County Hall.


  16. County MPs 'have no faith in leadership of...Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2018 | Daventry Express

    All seven of Northamptonshire's Conservative MPs released a statement on Sunday night saying they had no faith in Tory administration of the county council. Following Friday's shock announcement that the county council had activitated Section 114, which froze spending on anything other than statutory services, the leader of the county council, Councillor Heather Smith, spoke to BBC Look East to state that the council had warned the Government as early as 2013/14 that the level of funding was unsustainable.


  17. Daventry District and South Northamptonshire partners unite to tackle town centre concernsRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2018 | Daventry Express

    A new initiative is aiming to get everyone working together to make Daventry town centre a safer place for all residents. Operation Unite will see the Daventry District and South Northamptonshire Community Safety Partnership work alongside the police, fire service and local councils to tackle anti-social behaviour and arson.


  18. Casepak awarded 20,000 tonne recycling contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | This Is Leicestershire

    Casepak's Leicester facilty can process up to 165,000 tonnes of material each year - with a recovery rate of 95 per cent Braunstone Frith recycling and waste management firm Casepak has been awarded a contract by Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire Council to process up to 20,000 tonnes of recycled material a year. Cherwell operates a kerbside collection of mixed materials from 62,000 homes, while SNC collects mixed recyclables from 38,000 homes.


  19. Horton hospital campaigners to 'fight to the bitter end' and challenge High Court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Witney Gazette

    Campaigners will 'fight to the bitter end' after deciding to appeal the outcome of a judicial review over the downgrading of maternity services at the Horton Hospital . Cherwell District Council with support from South Northamptonshire and Stratford-on-Avon district councils and Banbury Town Council, had accused Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group of carrying out a flawed consultation on plans for the hospital.


  20. Renewed hope for Horton as full investigation into maternity downgrade could be launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2018 | Oxford Times

    THERE is renewed hope for Horton hospital after an independent body promised to investigate the permanent downgrade of maternity services. The hard-fought campaign to protect the Banbury hospital received a hammer blow at the end of last year when a judicial review ruled in favour of Oxfordshire Clinicial Commissioning Group .