Serving the people of Corby

Author: Clerk

St Andrews night at The Grampian

St Andrews night at The Grampian

The Grampian Club extended a warm Scottish invitation to our Deputy Mayor Leanne Buckingham and her consort Kathleen on Friday 25th November at their annual St Andrews Night event.

This was a ticketed event which included a two course meal, starting with a traditional steak pie and in addition a buffet breakfast which was served at 12.00am.

There were also displays by their own highland dancers and pipe... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 29 Nov 2022 11:33 by Clerk

Tags: Community, Corby, Grampion, St Andrews

Warm Spaces - Corby

North Northamptonshire Council is looking to coordinate a network of warm spaces this winter to provide support to anyone who is struggling with the cost of living.
We would like to work with community groups, voluntary organisations or any other organisation that would be able to provide a warm space within their community.

Please see below a link for you to provide information about any warm spaces... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Nov 2022 16:29 by Clerk

Tags: Corby, community

Green Jumper Day - Friday 14th October 2022

Green Jumper Day - Friday 14th October 2022

Corby Town Councillors and officers have signed up to this year's Green Jumper Day and will be wearing a green jumper to work on Friday 14th October.

Green Jumper Day promotes awareness of climate change and was launched in 2021 by the Green Jumper charity. Businesses across the globe and schools across the UK took part in the event and this year plans to be even bigger.

Corby Town Council's Environment... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 15:50 by Clerk

Tags: Corby, Environment, Events, Greenjumperday

Technical glitch - Community Spirit Award - Voting re-opens

Technical glitch - Community Spirit Award - Voting re-opens

After verifying the votes, we discovered a technical glitch that has affected the votes for the Community Spirit Award category.

Obviously, it's very unfortunate and we are all disappointed but after careful consideration, we feel the fairest way to rectify this is to run the vote again in this one category only. Please note that no other categories were affected.

Please be advised that voting will re-open... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 10:04 by Clerk

Tags: Events, Spirit of Corby

PRIDE Public Consultation Meeting

PRIDE Public Consultation Meeting

The PRIDE public consultation meeting is being held on Monday 17th October 2022 and all are welcome.

We would love you to share your thoughts and ideas with us on Corby's first ever PRIDE event, so if you can please pop by between 5:30pm - 6:30pm at Stephenson Way Community Centre where you can meet the committee members or if you cannot make that date, please fill in our online questionnaire. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 14:03 by Clerk

Tags: Events, PRIDE2023

Environmental Logo Competition for Schools

Environmental Logo Competition for Schools

Corby Town Council's newly created Environment Committee recently ran a primary school competition to create an eye-catching logo with an environmental theme for the committee.

Three local schools took part in the competition, Corby Old Village, Our Lady of Walsingham and St Patricks primary schools. Entries were judged by the councillors on the committee to create a winner from each school, as well... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Oct 2022 13:59 by Clerk

Tags: Corby Environment

Foodbank Collection

Foodbank Collection

Corby Town Council in partnership with Corby Foodbank and Willow Place Shopping Centre will be collecting food donations this Friday, 30th September 2022 between 10am - 4pm.

Items especially needed are:

• Tinned soups
• Tinned spaghetti in sauce
• Tinned fish
• Tinned Fruit
• Long life Juice/Milk
• Feminine Products
• Shampoo
• Shower Gel

We will be located in the Town... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 10:59 by Clerk

Tags: Events

Proclamation and wreath laying

Proclamation and wreath laying

Corby Town Council today held an event to read the Proclamation of King Charles III and a ceremony to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The event was well attended with around 150 people who gathered at the Cube in George Street to mark this historic event. Town Crier Anthony Dady read the Proclamation to the crowds that had gathered. The proclamation of the new Sovereign is a very old tradition... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 11 Sep 2022 17:35 by Clerk

Tags: Corby, Events

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022

Our thoughts are with the Royal Family following news that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, has passed away. Tafadzwa Chikoto, Corby Town Mayor paid tribute to the Queen. "Her Majesty has been a huge part of our national identity and it is with great sadness that we heard of her passing. All of our colleagues and staff from across the council join us in passing on our condolences to Her Majesty's family... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 11:47 by Clerk

Tags: Corby

English lessons for Ukrainian refugees to be continued

Cllrs Reuby, Rielly, Armour & Dalziel

Corby Town Councillor's were delighted to join local Ukrainian families at an event on Saturday 3rd September at the Clansman pub, which was supported by Corby Town Council.

The event celebrated the end of the provision of English lessons for Ukrainian refugees who had fled the war in Ukraine and chose Corby as their temporary home. The English lessons will continue with the custodian for the lessons... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 12:38 by Clerk

Tags: Corby, Events, Ukraine