We are delighted to announce that snvb are returning to work in our offices in Towcester and Brackley from Monday July 19th.
It has been a difficult 15 months for everyone and we are now eager to get back and meet our colleagues in person and to return to normal.
Although our offices will be open for us to meet members of the public, there will be some restrictions. If you visit either of our offices,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 11:23 by Charmaine Jay
Towcester Door to Door are offering free temporary TADD membership to residents who have difficulty arranging transport to their NHS COVID vaccine programme appointments. The passenger will only have to pay the driver the cost of the journey at the HMRC rate of 45p per mile.
Posted: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:59 by Charmaine Jay
Book clubs, walking groups and other community projects will be able to apply for a £4 million fund designed to help reduce loneliness in the coming months.
The Local Connections Fund – made up of £2 million from the Government and £2 million from The National Lottery Community Fund – will be used for hundreds of small grants worth between £300 and £2,500.
The... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 09:30 by Charmaine Jay
The Co-op, ASDA, Sainsbury's and M&S are offering a volunteer card/voucher scheme. These can be purchased online by residents who are self-isolating and given to their family, friends or volunteers who are helping them with shopping. These are available to purchase online so won't be an option for all our residents. However, it's a good way to safeguard both residents and volunteers where possible... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:25 by Charmaine Jay
Some residents in Helmdon may feel alone during this time whether due to self-isolation or because they fall into a higher risk category. Helmdon Parish Council would like to help during this time.
IN NEED OF HELP?
We have volunteer help available. You may need assistance such as help with groceries, collecting medicines or other errands such as walking your dog, a chat on the phone or just help with... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Apr 2020 13:30 by Charmaine Jay
South Northants Community Minibus provides a service to local charities, community groups, parishes and schools across South Northamptonshire. We offer a 16 seater minibus which is regularly safety checked and driven by fully trained, friendly and helpful drivers. The minibus is available to hire seven days a week.
Our aim is to provide affordable transport allowing members to access events, activities... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:19 by Charmaine Jay
Message from SNVB:
From conversations we have been having with various people in light of the recent withdrawal of rural bus services, we recognise that this situation is proving difficult for some residents of South Northamptonshire.
We are keen to understand the impact these changes are having on you and your communities and we would be really grateful if you could complete this survey.
We intend to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 14:55 by Charmaine Jay
TADD (Towcester Door to Door) is a long-established local charity operating a door to door community transport service for the people in the SNC area. The service enables members to attend medically related appointments and services, is affordable and allows them to retain independence in the absence of suitable public transport and avoid reliance on family, friends and neighbours. For the first time... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 14:43 by Charmaine Jay
Sulgrave Manor, ancestral home of George Washington, is looking for enthusiastic people to join the team of friendly volunteers. The Manor is steeped in history and we are on the hunt for House Volunteers, Garden Volunteers and Learning Engagement Volunteers.
House Volunteers bring the heritage to life for the visitors during opening season (Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays 12-5 April-September). We would... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:12 by Charmaine Jay
We're already up to day 20 of the Helmdon Advent Windows project. Already we have some amazing windows lighting up our village and creating the Christmas spirit. Be sure to drive round and take a look at the windows or look at them all online here.
Posted: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 20:20 by Robert Duncombe