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Quick and easy online booking for summer activity hubs

Quick and easy online booking for summer activity hubs

Parents can benefit from the speed and convenience of online booking when reserving their kids' places on the summer activity hubs from this Monday.South Northamptonshire Council's (SNC) activity hubs provide a healthy blend of sports, arts, crafts and games to keep young people happy and healthy while they are off school.The online booking facility will enable people to book places 24 hours a day, and on the go through a smartphone app. It opens on Monday, 26 June at 10am, with the programme kicking off on 24 July.The summer hubs feature a range of guest activities including fencing, tennis, trampoline and swimming.Cllr Karen Cooper, SNC's portfolio holder for community engagement and wellbeing, said: "We recognise that, for busy parents, online bookings and smartphone applications can be more convenient than phone calls, so we are pleased to be delivering this new service."The activity hubs programme is a great solution for people who may be out working while their children are enjoying the school holidays and we are pleased that they will now be able to book places swiftly and easily, day or night."Our team has been hard at work setting up a fantastic and varied programme of sports, game and activities, and we hope that lots of kids will enjoy being part of the hubs' friendly and supportive atmosphere."The online bookings are being facilitated through the Eventbrite website and smartphone application. It will show day-by-day availability in real time, and allow people to reserve spots up until 7am on the day of the event, which is expected to benefit parents looking for last-minute childcare arrangements.The new booking system will also allow people to search for events by location. The hubs will take place at Caroline Chisholm School, Wootton Fields, Northampton and at Magdalen College School in Brackley.Full day sessions, from 8.45am to 5pm, cost £18.95 while the shorter session, 8.45am to 3pm, costs £14.95.Places are limited and must be booked in advance on a first-come-first-served basis.The activities are open to girls and boys aged five to 15 years old and are split into two age groups, five to seven-year-olds and over-eights.To book or for more information, visit www.southnorthants.gov.uk/holiday-activities or call 01327 322337. To download the Eventbrite app, visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/eventbriteapp.

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:10 by Deborah Rush

Public consultation launched re governance of Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue service

Public consultation launched re governance of Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue service

We have now launched a public consultation regarding proposals for the governance of Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service to transfer from the Fire Authority which currently sits in Northamptonshire County Council, to the Police and Crime Commissioner, who would therefore become the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner.

The government wants our emergency services to work much more collaboratively and has recently changed the law to allow this to happen. We already do this really well in Northamptonshire but there is scope for this to increase and for our fire and police services to work more closely together to keep our communities safe. More »

We want to ensure as many people who live and work in Northamptonshire have their say and tell us what benefits and concerns they may have. We have produced a leaflet and a short animated film to describe the proposal. Please click here to view the short video:

We have created an online survey to capture people's views, which can be accessed at www.northantsfireproposals.co.uk (a postal survey and easy read version are also available on request). The survey closes on Tuesday 1st August 2017.

We would really appreciate it if you would take the time to watch the short video clip and complete our online survey, and share the link with your friends, family and community. We would like as many people to have their voice heard as possible.

For further information or if you having any questions please contact Sam Ward, Involvement Officer at: samantha.ward@northantspcc.pnn.police.uk

Views will be collated and will inform a business case that will be sent to the Home Office in mid August

Thank you for taking part in advance.

Stephen Mold

Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner » Less

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:47 by Deborah Rush

Cogenhoe Open Gardens

Cogenhoe Open Gardens

After a break of over 10 years, Cogenhoe residents will be opening a number of gardens, small and larger to 'show them off'.

Cream teas will be served at St. Peters Church.

All proceeds to St Peters Church, Cogenhoe.

http://www.opengardens.co.uk/open_gardens.php?id=2001

Cogenhoe, near Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sunday 2nd July 2017
12.00noon to 4.00pm


Cost:
£4.00 per adult.

How to get event passports:
Buy tickets from any participating garden - they will be clearly marked from the road. Two gardens are close to the village hall. More »

Contact the organisers:
Email: cogenhoeopengardens@gmail.com

Directions:
Take A45 (Jct 15 M1) east past Northampton and follow signs to Cogenhoe and Billing Aquadrome. There will be parking at Cogenhoe Village Hall (near first garden) and at St. Peters Church on Church Street.

Location:
County: Northamptonshire
Postcode for Sat Nav: NN7 1NB (please verify before travelling)
Find approximate location on GoogleMaps (new window) » Less

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 06:34 by Jeremy Cunnington

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