Author: Janet Taylor
New Braunston Advent Fayre launched - virtual and physical -Take Part!
Last year covid forced us to hold a very successful "virtual" Advent Fayre. We missed kicking off the Christmas season in person, but were able to supply lots of Christmas goods to everyone, and raised a good sum for maintaining our ancient church building.
This year the Advent Fayre invites you, our local crafts people, artists and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:14 by Janet Taylor
Local help group The Bereavement Help Point will be holding drop-in sessions in Ketton for anyone who would like a friendly supportive chat over a tea and biscuits. See the poster for dates and more information.
Posted: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 12:39 by Janet Taylor
Due to the impact of Coronavirus over 5.5 million people are claiming Universal Credit. Many of them are new to claiming Universal Credit having been negatively impacted by Coronavirus.
If you need some guidance in finding out how to claim what you are entitled to, have a look at the Universal Credit Guide which has been produced by the Jobcentre, and details the scheme and how you can apply.
Posted: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:15 by Janet Taylor
To celebrate the arrival of summer, the lifting of lockdown restrictions or just the opportunity to kick back and have some fun, there's going to be a village street party on the afternoon of Sunday July 25th. As on previous occasions the venue will be the lower half of Cedar Street which will be closed to traffic.
To make things even better there will be complimentary BBQ style food provided, so all... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 21:03 by Janet Taylor
During March and April 2021 a survey of traffic speed along Knossington Rd was carried out. The results show the extent of the speeding problem through the village. Find out more here.
Posted: Thu, 13 May 2021 16:51 by Janet Taylor
Government regulations now prevent Parish Council meetings being held via Zoom or other virtual platforms, so future meetings will be held in the village hall. We will be using the main hall to enable social distancing.
If you wish to attend, please wear a mask, and follow the Covid precautions that are in place In the hall. There is a limit on the number of people allowed in the hall, but having analysed... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 May 2021 08:39 by Janet Taylor
Once again the village hall is going to be reopened - hopefully for longer than we managed at the end of last year !
From May 17th a limited number of bookings will be allowed, with full access planned for after June 21st. We will review this in accordance with future government guidelines.
So far two of our regular groups - Pilates and Table Tennis - are making plans to return, and we look forward to... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 08 May 2021 12:26 by Janet Taylor
The annual Parish Meeting took place via Zoom on April 9th. As well as the usual reports from the Chairman and Treasurer, there were updates on village traffic calming and Coronavirus. Minutes and reports from the meeting are available to view on the documents page of the website.
Posted: Sat, 08 May 2021 12:20 by Janet Taylor
The traffic calming group are still battling with RCC to install speed control measures in the village - have a look at the latest update to see what's been happening.
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 09:05 by Janet Taylor
Dove Cottage is our local day hospice on the road to Ridlington. and they have been in touch to let us know what they are doing during the pandemic restrictions. While their normal day care services are on hold, they are still very active offering online and phone support, have set up an online Bereavement Help Point, and are currently planning a Virtual Carers Support Group.
Have a look at the attached... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:59 by Janet Taylor