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Funding Boost for Daventry Schools

I am absolutely determined that children in 'Daventry' and around the country should receive an excellent education. That is why I welcome the announcement of a £14 billion investment in our schools over the next three years.

School Admissions Team Running Consultation

Northamptonshire County Council’s School Admissions Team is coordinating a formal consultation on the admissions arrangements for mainstream schools within the county for the September 2021 intake.

Northamptonshire County Council Draft Budget Consultation

Northamptonshire County Council is now consulting on its draft Budget for 2020/21. The draft budget agreed by Cabinet on 12th November 2019 is likely to be the County Council’s final budget and lays the foundations for the transition to two new unitary authorities from April 2021.

Join Daventry Social Club

Daventry Social Club aims to generate an environment for those aged 16-25 looking to make friends or meet new people.

The club is accessible and suitable for those with social anxiety, ASD or other social difficulties so anyone should feel welcome to join.

Northamptonshire Police and Fire Services Making Positive Strides

I recently received a letter from Stephen Mold, Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner (PFCC) for Northamptonshire about the current crime standings in the county. Here's some examples of the great work being done by our public services to keep us all safe: 

London Northwestern Railway

Many of you will be aware of the recent problems with London Northwestern Railway (LNW) . As a user of this service myself I know only too well the frustrations of a delays and cancellations. As a commuter there is nothing more annoying!

Northampton General Hospital CQC Report

Frontline staff at NGH have been praised by the Care Quality Commission for the kindness and compassion shown to vulnerable people, the good care they provide to patients and the high quality interactions between patients and staff.

Unitary Councils Tabled in Parliament

Many of you will be aware of the two new unitary councils which will be replacing a handful of existing councils and bringing them under one roof.

Update on New Broadband Rollout

Since 2010, the Government has delivered a series of initiatives that has seen superfast[1] broadband availability rise from 50% to 96% of UK premises.  Due to increased coverage and take-up, average broadband speeds for UK consumers have increased from 5.2Mbit/s in 2010 to 54.2Mbit/s in 2018.  A