Community organisations in Northamptonshire receive grants to strengthen services

6/28/2022 11:00:00 PM

The Litter Wombles group has been able to start its educational programme thanks to the grant

The Litter Wombles group has been able to start its educational programme thanks to the grant.

The Litter Wombles group has been able to start its educational programme thanks to the grant

The Northants Litter Wombles group has bought"a significant number of sturdy litter pickers, bag hoops and high visibility jackets".Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service, which will extend and develop its offer across the county. Northants Litter Wombles, which will provide essential litter picking equipment to tackle issues in neighbourhoods across the county. Accommodation Concern, which offers a debt advice service in Kettering and a rough sleeper drop-in service in Kettering and Corby. NN Off the Streets, which is carrying out important work to provide life-saving bleed control kits in communities across the county. Three Parish Councils – Bulwick, Clipston and Kelmarsh – have each received funding to improve road safety by installing mobile vehicle activated signs that alert approaching vehicles if they are exceeding the speed limit.

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The Northants Litter Wombles group has bought"a significant number of sturdy litter pickers, bag hoops and high visibility jackets". Northamptonshire Domestic Abuse Service, which will extend and develop its offer across the county.5 Omicron appeared to be more infectious Health experts have warned the Covid-19 pandemic "isn't over", as a county saw cases rise by 20% in a week and an increase in people going to hospital. Northants Litter Wombles, which will provide essential litter picking equipment to tackle issues in neighbourhoods across the county. “This fundraiser will be an amazing contribution to the charity, and will help us support those who are most vulnerable in our community, through our foodbank and many other services we provide. Accommodation Concern, which offers a debt advice service in Kettering and a rough sleeper drop-in service in Kettering and Corby. The county's two councils said two new subvariants of Omicron appeared to be more infectious than other variants. NN Off the Streets, which is carrying out important work to provide life-saving bleed control kits in communities across the county.

Three Parish Councils – Bulwick, Clipston and Kelmarsh – have each received funding to improve road safety by installing mobile vehicle activated signs that alert approaching vehicles if they are exceeding the speed limit. Both North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire councils said there was an increase in hospital admissions from the rise in cases. Sally Romain chair of Northants Litter Wombles said: “The generous grant provided to the Northants Litter Wombles by the PFCC for Northamptonshire, has been warmly welcomed. “We have been able to purchase a significant number of sturdy litter pickers, bag hoops and high visibility jackets. Public health officials at the authorities said residents should try to meet outdoors, and ventilate homes and workplaces when meeting indoors. Equipment has already been presented to the Abington Park Litter Pickers Group in Northampton and to the Kettering Wombles. “The grant has also helped us to kick start our educational programme in Northamptonshire primary schools. Ms Burns said: "I think some people are maybe letting their guard down a bit.

Our vision is to hand out materials and equipment to school children, to create the next generation of custodians to make Northamptonshire a great place to live, learn, work and relax.” Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, Stephen Mold said that he was honoured to be able to support groups that are carrying out vital work in the community." She warned that some people were "still becoming quite poorly with Covid". He said: “Issues that affect our county will not be resolved by one organisation and my vision is to work with communities to make this county safer.” Community Grants can be applied for on the . Find BBC News: East of England on.