Covid 19 update:-
This is a reminder that you can start to flexibly furlough eligible employees from 1 July onwards.
From 1 July, you can claim a more flexible grant for any employee you have previously received a CJRS grant for, and who now returns to work on reduced hours. You can also continue to claim for employees who stay fully furloughed.
You can... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:11 by Gill Wells
The donation station is full - thank you so much for your generous donations which range from toiletries to baby milk and tinned food to biscuits.
As we navigate through these strange times, some in our community may be struggling to make ends meet - there is no shame in this as none of us could foresee where events would take us this year, and through no fault of our own.
Please visit the donation station... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 12:33 by Gill Wells
From 1 July 2020, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is changing.
Employers will be able to bring previously furloughed employees back to work part time and decide the hours and shift patterns they work to suit the needs of their business. From 1 August, employers will be asked to contribute towards wages costs.
For the latest information, join the following live webinar:
Extension... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 08:31 by Gill Wells
Please Follow the Countryside Code and Be A Responsible Dog Owner
Please follow the countryside code and be a responsible dog owner
As the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions continue to ease, there has been an increase in the number of people venturing out into the Northamptonshire countryside for some social-distancing exercise.
Although good for the health, Northamptonshire Police is taking the opportunity... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 09:05 by Gill Wells
Welcome to the June Dementia Friends newsletter, we hope it finds you well. And remember, if you need dementia support, Alzheimer's Society's is here for you. You can get information and support through our Dementia Connect Support Line, on our online community and on our website.
I want people to say 'How are you Jim?'
Jim Ibell is living with dementia. We caught up with him on Zoom for a discussion... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 09:03 by Gill Wells
COVID 19 PANDEMIC - UPDATE FROM THE PARISH COUNCIL
To all members of the West Haddon Community:
The impact of the COVID 19 pandemic has been felt in this village as much as anywhere, and the way this community has responded has been astounding. We have all seen the care, support and mutual respect demonstrated by everyone to each other on a daily basis, and as residents, neighbours and fellow human beings,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:12 by Gill Wells
Why a recession can be a good time to start a business
By Padraig BeltonBusiness reporter
- 18 June 2020
Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionGM went on to become a global car industry giant
What do General Motors, Burger King, CNN, Uber and Airbnb all have in common?
They were all founded during economic downturns.
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 08:45 by Gill Wells
Good Afternoon All
Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday 27 June and is an opportunity for the nation to show its support for the UK's serving and retired military community. Daventry District Council will be flying the Armed Forces Day flag from Monday (22 June) for the week.
We are helping to promote the national #SaluteOurForces campaign and need your salutes. It is a simple way for anyone to pay... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 08:43 by Gill Wells
Coronavirus-Related Scams - How To Protect Yourself
Criminals are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to try and get their hands on your money and personal information. To date, Action Fraud has received reports from 2,378 victims of Coronavirus-related scams, with the total losses reaching over £7 million.
How you can protect yourself from Coronavirus-related scams:
There are some... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 08:46 by Gill Wells
Scam - Police Officers Will Never Ask You For Money
Police officers will NEVER ask you for money – please warn elderly relatives about this emerging scam
Fraudsters pretending to be police officers are repeatedly targeting the elderly in Northamptonshire.
Over the past few weeks, a number of incidents have taken place across the county where fraudsters have pretended to be police officers conducting... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 10:59 by Gill Wells