Westminster Report Edition #114

I've just sent out my latest fortnightly Westminster Report newsletter filled with lots of interesting news and updates from across Corby & East Northamptonshire and my work in Westminster.

Community Notices

• Northamptonshire County Council has launched its third Community Flood Resilience Pathfinder project, which allows local communities to apply for support to reduce the likelihood of flash flooding.

Parking concerns at Fineshade Wood

The issue of inconsiderate parking at Fineshad Wood over the summer months has been a pressing concern and caused real inconvenience to local residents and created safety worries.

Nominate your East Northamptonshire Champions!

The Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council, Councillor Helen Howell, has launched a new awards scheme to recognise local heroes from across East Northamptonshire for all the hard work they do locally to help and support others and make our community the fantastic place it is to live and work.

SEMLEP Community Grants programme

SEMLEP’s Community Grants programme has opened for applications. Voluntary, community and social enterprises can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £20,000 to deliver projects that help get people back into work or training.

UK Parliament guided virtual tour

The UK Parliament is offering a free online guided tour of the Houses of Parliament, which provides you with a detailed look inside several parts of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

Visit to Oundle Travel

Recently, I went along to visit Oundle Travel in order to discuss how travel businesses have been affected by the Coronavirus emergency - a sector which is particularly challenged by the current situation.