Recent reports from Northamptonshire Police has highlighted increased local criminal activity, particularly the theft of farm and garden machinery in Benefield. In these instances criminals have been accessing farms/gardens purporting to be "looking for a lost dog" when challenged. In addition, there has been a spate of catalytic converter thefts in Oundle.
If you see any suspicious activity, then please... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 16:06 by David Cashmore
The date of the 2021 Show has been rescheduled from 17th July to Saturday 4th September and will be held in Glapthorn Village Hall.
The Schedule will be printed in the next few weeks with a copy delivered to every house and published on the Glapthorn website.
Posted: Sun, 11 Jul 2021 18:36 by David Cashmore
In June 2002 Glapthorn Village Hall was formally opened at an event in conjunction with the Queen's Golden Jubilee celebrations in the village. A video record of the event has recently been found and can now be viewed following the link below.
With thanks to Andy Brewer for sharing this piece of local history.
Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:55 by David Cashmore
Anglian Water have announced a project to upgrade the existing water recycling centre off Cotterstock Road. Anglian Water will be creating new underground storm tanks within the existing site boundary; allowing a larger volume of water to be stored in the event of heavy rain fall.
Anglian Water engineers will start work in November for approximately 9 weeks.
Further details can be found in the attached... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 21:11 by David Cashmore
Now that Glapthorn CE Primary School has joined the Rutland Learning Trust a consultation document and admissions policy for Glapthorn and Polebrook CE Primary Schools has been published, attached.
Posted: Fri, 06 Nov 2020 19:04 by David Cashmore
COVID-19 marshals will be deployed in East Northamptonshire from 31st October to support the local effort to curb the spread of the virus.
Full details of this initiative can be found in the attached briefing document.
Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 12:12 by David Cashmore
July's annual show was cancelled due to current restrictions, so an alternative village show was held on Saturday in the gardens of Church Cottage. The event demonstrated outstanding local talent in gardening, arts and crafts. Proceeds from the afternoon were in aid of Cransley Hospice.
Posted: Sun, 06 Sep 2020 18:39 by David Cashmore
Leisure facilities owned by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will start to re-open from Saturday 25 July.
All three leisure centres across the district, which are run by Freedom Leisure on behalf of ENC, will re-open although customers can expect to see some changes to opening hours, programme timetables and services on offer in line with current guidance.
Full details can be found on the attached... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 15:38 by David Cashmore
As the lock-down is lifting here's a timely reminder to remain vigilant as reported cases of financial scams during the coronavirus pandemic continue.
The recent Action Fraud Scam Warning advice remains pertinent, please see attached document.
Covid-19 hasn't gone away and nor have the scammers!
Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 21:01 by David Cashmore