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UPTON GRANGE NEIGHBOURHOOD RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH ALONE YOU WHISPER TOGETHER WE SHOUT
Bob and Diane Latchford
Issue 139 Jan / Feb 2011
Co-ordinator needed Co-ordinator needed
NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH INFORMATION PACKS NOW AVAILABLE FROM YOUR CO-ORDINATOR
Next Residents meeting Tues 1st Feb 2011 at Sixfields Tavern - 8pm Parish Council meeting 4th February 2011 —7:30pm Berrywood Hospital—St Crispins www.uptonpc.org USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS
NORTHAMPTON BOROUGH COUNCIL Northampton Borough Council Abandoned cars Fly Tipping Recycling / Refuse Collection Energy advice Housing help line for tenants Housing and money advice Council tax enquiries Street lighting / doctor Environmental Health
01604 837837 08456 121999 01604 838281 01604 838281 01604 837808 08453 300637 01604 838700 01604 837500 0845 6011113 01604 838000
OTHER USEFUL NUMBERS
Anglian Water Citizens advice bureau Welfare rights & advice Age concern Animal Health & welfare Trading standards
0845 7145145 01604 627764 01604 621038 01604 611200 01604 707902 01604 707900
0800 555 111
REPORTING CRIME Please continue to be vigilant and don’t hesitate to contact the following if you see anything suspicious.
999 If you see a crime in progress 03000 111 222 If you see anything suspicious 0800 555 111 To report a crime in confidence to Crime Stoppers PLEASE INFORM YOUR CO-ORDINATOR OF ANY CRIMES OR NUISANCE INCIDENTS SO WE CAN MONITOR EVENTS AND KEEP ALL THE RESIDENTS INFORMED AND WARNED.
Wow, didn’t 2010 go quick! Another year and hopefully more events on our estate this year. But why the words “hopefully?” Well, we really need your support by having new member s join our Residents Association. Without your support we will be unable to provide competitions, Halloween events, local news, crime information, newsletters, leaflet drops, the list goes on. If you would like more information please contact your local coordinator (names/numbers on the last page) for more details or come along to our next meeting Tuesday 1st February 2011—8pm at The Hungry Horse tavern on Sixfields. We hope to see you there.
WHEELIE BIN & RECYCLING COLLECTION
Crime update We have been advised that Anti-Social Behaviour Orders have seen a 50% reduction over a year by year comparison which is positive feedback for our area. Our PCSO team continue to monitor local complaints and concerns on youths congregating in certain areas as well as crime events on the local BP garage premises and the overall Sixfields sites. A few youths have received a ban attending Sixfields at the weekend due to ASBO’s enforced.
Christmas carols Thank you to all who donated during the December Christmas carols. £200 was raised and will be split, £100 to DMPAC & Hope Centre
Changes to newsletter distribution Thank you to all residents who have requested for the news letter to be distributed by email. These will start to be emailed very soon but its not too late to be included. If you would like to be a part of this exciting change please email your details to email@example.com. Please include your house number and street name. Thank you.
Parking on Upton Grange Please be considerate when parking on our estate. We have received complaints to the local PCSO team regarding pavement parking (which prevents a pushchair safely manoeuvred around) and also on double yellow lines. The PCSO team are monitoring continual parking offences and may take action if necessary. Please remind your visitors of parking arrangements and restrictions in our area to prevent unnecessary inconvenience to your neighbours. If you would like to discuss parking regulations further please speak to the local police service on 08453 700 700 Thank you.
Any test or exam for children can be a challenging part of school life. There are ways to ease the stress:
A balanced diet and eating regularly Encourage sleep Help them to study Discuss their nerves Encourage exercise Make time for treats
Parent line can assist you with advice: Free phone - 0808 800 2222
Events in Northampton Some ideas to keep the children busy during the school half term.
Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Underwater drama creation
When: Tue, 17 Feb 2011—10am-12pm Ticket prices: £2 Contact: 01604 837397
Ideas Workshop When: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm Ticket prices: £2 Contact: 01604 838111 ===========================================================
Hello Dolly! A Classic Musical Theatre Treat for all the Family Strike up the band, join the parade: New York's glamorous match-maker Dolly Levi is back on the scene and out to make the most significant pairing of her career. Hardingstone Players’ first production of 2011 and is one of their most ambitious to date. The on stage cast of 30 will be joined by another 30 dancers and groups to ensure that the show stopping numbers have more than the usual wow factor. The show runs at Campion School, Bugbrooke from Wednesday 23rd February to Saturday 26th February inclusive. Tickets are priced at £6.50 in advance (£8 on the door) or £5 for groups of 10 or more. To book, call 01933 651391 or visit www.hardingstoneplayers.co.uk