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Pop-up Samaritans & Community Groups

Please find enclosed 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...

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Open Session Postponed

The Parish Council has decided that in view of the Covid-19 situation it would be irresponsible to go ahead with tonight's Neighbourhood Plan "Open Session". An alternative date will be fixed once the situation is clearer. Add a comment below if you would like to be...

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Whoops !!

Sorry for that. This is what the earlier post should have looked like. By now every household in the village should have received this flyer. Please make a note of the 3 dates for "Open Sessions" and come along to put your views...

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Parish Council Elections 7th May 2020

We are informed that all Local elections scheduled for Thursday 7th May 2020 will be postponed until May 2021 to reduce the risk of spreading the Covid-19 virus. Existing Councillors will have their tenure extended by one year. We have added a new page to the...

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Scam Warning

Criminals are continuing to target unsuspecting members of the public using Amazon Prime scam calls. Between 1 October 2019 and 16 January 2020, the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) identified 571 reports of Amazon Prime-related Computer Software Service...

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Vacancy

The Council has a vacancy for a Parish Clerk. Working hours are flexible up to a total of twenty hours per month, but must include attending the Council's monthly, evening meeting. Salary within National Scale LC1. The Clerk will also act as The Responsible Financial...

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Rogue Traders

Police and Trading Standards personnel have arrested a man today in connection with these offences. The following message received from our local Police officer...... A number of people have been approached at their doors, particularly the elderly, by a very chatty...

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Parish Council Elections May 2020

Elections to all Parish Councils in this area will be held on May 7th 2020. Councillors will be elected to serve for a period of 5 years. Three of the existing Great Addington Councillors have announced that they will not seek re-election. Do you care about your...

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East Northamptonshire Council’s Residents’ Survey

East Northamptonshire Council’s Residents’ Survey for 2019 is now open. This is an opportunity for residents to give their feedback on public services within the district and where they feel improvements could be made. The survey can be accessed through the council...

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Progress Report – North Northamptonshire Unitary Authority

The latest updates on preparations for a proposed new unitary authority in North Northamptonshire were discussed at a public meeting in Wellingborough. Councillors from Corby, East Northants, Kettering, Northamptonshire County and Wellingborough Councils met for the...

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Warning

There has been a series of thefts of garden equipment and ornaments in LA recently. Today a youth knocked on a door in Manor Close Great Addington and asked to retrieve a frisbee from the rear garden - there was no frisbee. Another resident of Manor Close reports that...

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Need to contact the Police?

In an emergency dial 999. for less urgent matters you are recommended to contact Northamptonshire Police through a newly launched interactive website www.northants.police.uk Using this site you can, among many other things ... report crimes - you will immediately be...

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Don’t Miss the Unveiling!

A new commemorative village sign will be unveiled at the junction of Ringstead Road and Lower Street at 5.30pm on Saturday 29th June, followed by refreshments at the Hare & Hounds. Money for the sign has been raised by public subscription, social events and grants...

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Police Surgery 3rd July 2019

Your Local PCSO will be conducting a Surgery outside The Memorial Hall, Great Addington from 3.15 - 3.45pm  on  3rdJuly 2019 We will be using the Police van as the venue, so please come and see us to discuss any issues you have, or if you don't have any issues, please...

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A45 Westbound Closure

The following email was received from Northamptonshire Highways at 4.30 pm today. We have recently been made aware that Network Rail intend to close the westbound lane of the current contraflow at 20.00hrs tonight. The full closure will be in place until 06.00 hrs on...

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Annual Parish Meeting

The Local Government Act (1972) requires every Parish to hold an Annual Parish Meeting. This is not a Parish Council Meeting, but a meeting of electors at which issues affecting the Parish are discussed in open forum. Whilst the views of the meeting are not binding on...

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New APP for Local A&E Waiting Times

WaitLess a new, free smartphone App for Apple and Android devices may help you to get urgent NHS treatment. WaitLess uses real-time updates and geo-location technology, to give you current waiting times at Northampton and Kettering General hospital A&E Depts and...

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Calor Rural Community Fund

Calor, the company supplying LPG to off grid communities is offering to help fund community projects in areas not covered by mains gas. If your association, club or community group has a project meeting Calor's criteria you can apply for up to £5000 to help you on...

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Police Surgeries 2019

Meet your local PCSO and East Northants Community Safety Officer to discuss any concerns or safety issues you may have. Wednesday 3rd April 2019 - from 15.15 to 15.45 - outside The Memorial Hall. Wednesday 3rd July 2019 - from 15.15 to 15.45 - outside The Memorial...

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Chowns Mill Roundabout and A45 Rail Bridge

Chowns Mill Please be aware that work will soon start on the remodelling of the roundabout affecting both the A45 and A6 roads. From early March until late April ducts will be constructed to carry telecoms and other utilities under the carriageway. This will require...

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Dementia Support – The Herbert Protocol

If you care for someone living with dementia and worry they may go missing, a new scheme launched by Northamptonshire Police is here to help. The Herbert Protocol is a form filled out by the person living with dementia, their family or carer, which covers key...

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East Northants Residents’ Survey

East Northamptonshire Council’s Residents’ Survey for 2018 closes on Monday. This is an opportunity for residents to give their feedback on public services in the district and where they feel improvements could be made and has been advertised in  Nene Valley News and...

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Thank you , Speedwatch Volunteers

Few of us will have failed to notice small groups of Hi-vis wearing, Great Addington, residents clustered around a traffic speed gun during September and October. The Parish Council would like to thank all these volunteer members of our Community Speedwatch Team,...

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Suggestions Please !

BT announced over two years ago that they would no longer maintain the telephone kiosk in Main Street due to the very low usage. The Parish Council felt that the iconic "red telephone box" should be retained as a feature of the village. The telephone equipment has now...

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Outstanding Council Tax Scam – East Northants Council

Northants police have recently issued a warning about a scam involving letters that appear to be from from East Northants Council.  These letters say you have underpaid your Council Tax and could you send a cheque for the specified amount to the specified address. If...

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Police Surgery 16th October

Come along and meet your local PCSO and ENC Community Safety Officer onTuesday, 16th October, 2018, between 3 pm and 3.30 pm outside the Memorial Hall. They will be pleased to discuss any safety issues and concerns you may have about the local...

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Lost Cats

Two elderly Male (neutered) brown tabby maine coons are missing, one has white socks and white bib. They are fairly large weighing between 7 and 8 kilos each. The two cats have lived in Great Addington since they were kittens and most people walking past The Old...

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Opportunities to help Great Addington

There will shortly be two opportunities for Great Addington residents to help maintain the environment of the village we live in. Please support either or both of these initiatives if you can. Litter Picking, Sunday October 7th. Building on the success of the litter...

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Low Level Crime Survey

The County Police and Crime Commissioner has launched a survey on how anti-social behaviour and low level crime affects people’s life on a daily basis. Acts such as vandalism, damage to someone’s property, noise, drunkenness, low level theft, or harassment can have a...

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Police & Crime Alert

Equipment stores were broken into at a property in Cranford Road, Great Addington between 9pm Tuesday 23 July and 9am Wednesday 24 July items taken. If you have any information, please contact the Police on 101 or The independent Charity Crimestoppers anonymously on ...

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Fly – Tipping

Sadly, instances of fly tipping appear to be on the increase. You may have seen a quantity of astroturf on Woodford Road, a bathroom suite deposited on Cranford Road and asbestos sheets, also on Cranford Road. These items have been reported and will be dealt with....

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Local Government Restructuring

All existing authorities in Northamptonshire are working on a proposal to replace the County Council. The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government specifies that it “must command a good deal of local support”, so everyone across the county will...

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Financial Documents for 2017 / 18

The Council has submitted its financial documents for the year 2017/18 to the external auditors for review. Copies of these documents can be read/downloaded from the link "Public Documents/Transparency Code 2017/8 " in the menu at the bottom of this page.

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General Data Protection Regulation

Great Addington Parish Council have adopted a data policy based on the recommendations of the National Association of Local Councils. Our  Privacy Notice may be accessed by clicking the link in the Public Documents menu at the bottom any page on this website..

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Track My Crime

Please note, the original message was sent by Northamptonshire Police. Online service for Victims Track My Crime is an online service for victims of crime which allows them to track the progress of the investigation of their crime. It doesn’t replace speaking to a...

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Annual Parish Meeting

All local government electors are invited to attend The Great Addington Annual Parish Meeting to be held in the Memorial Hall at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 16th May, 2018. Nick Palmer, Chairman Purpose of the Annual Parish Meeting So that the Parish Council can explain what...

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Police Surgeries – Great Addington

Our local PCSO and the ENDC Community Safety Officer  will be conducting a joint surgeries in Great Addington on the following dates:- April 17th, 2018: July 4th, 2018: October 16th, 2018 and January 22nd 2019. Residents are invited to go along to the Memorial Hall...

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Thank you – Litter Pickers

I would like to thank all those who took time earlier today, dodging between rain showers, to pick up litter from the village streets and verges. Hopefully the effect will be noticed by all who pass through Great Addington. It is certainly appreciated by those of us...

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Operation Spring Clean – Postponed

In view of the weather we have decided to postpone the annual village litter pick until Saturday 31st March, 2.00pm to 4.00pm. We hope to see you in the Hare & Hounds car park to collect your equipment.

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Operation “Spring Clean”

The Parish Council is holding its annual litter picking evening on Thursday 29th March, from 6.00 pm to 7.30pm. Please join us if you can and help make GA a pleasant place to live. Remember - "Many hands make light work". Collect your flourescent tabards, litter...

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Facebook Link

It appears that the link to our Facebook page has not operated since October 2017. Now that it has been brought to our attention we can try to fix it. This message is a test.  

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Aggravated Burglary

Northamptonshire Police report an aggravated burglary of a property in Addington Road, Woodford between 9.30pm and 10pm on Saturday, 24 February. Two males entered the property through an insecure door and demanded/threatened the victim for money in the house. A short...

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Inconsiderate Parking – Volunteers Wanted

Would you be prepared to volunteer to help tackle inconsiderate parking in Great Addington? The scheme would be supported by Northamptonshire Police and operated by The Parish Council. Vehicles seen to be parked inconsiderately would have a notice attached to the...

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Mains Gas Survey

The Council has been asked to assess  support for bringing mains gas to Great Addington. The proposal is that the existing main to Crow Hill would be extended through Little Addington and on to Great Addington. The budget quotation for this is £6500 + VAT per...

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