Corby falls silent as it remembers those who died in past conflicts this Remembrance Sunday
Corby Towns' Mayor and Deputy Mayor were in attendance at the war memorial in Corby Old Village to pay tribute to the service men and women who have died in past conflicts.
Cllr Lawrence Ferguson, the Town Mayor laid a wreath on behalf of Corby Town Council in order to commemorate the anniversary of the end of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 15:53 by Clerk
Registered charities, churches, parish councils, local authorities and CASC registered sports clubs can apply for grants of between £2,000 and £100,000 for the provision, maintenance or improvement of community facilities. This can include village halls and community centres, public play areas; publicly available multi use games areas, skate parks and BMX tracks; sport and recreation grounds... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Nov 2021 16:41 by Clerk
Community Grants are now available to groups which directly benefit the people or the environment of Corby.
Grants of up to £2000.00 are available for groups who:
Are voluntary or community groups based in Corby who have a constitution or set of rules
They have a bank or building society account and these are independently approved
Examples of who can apply are : Youth facilities, schemes and projects,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 13:36 by Clerk
Kingswood School visit
Councillor Rob Newby was invited to give a talk to students at Kingswood School by the Unit Commander of the Emergency Service Cadets.
He reports : 'The intention was to introduce an active group of Cadets to the woodland areas adjacent to their school. After a brief background introduction and some questions we ventured off for a stroll and a litter pick. The first area we came... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 12:30 by Clerk
Corby Town Council would like to pass on its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Sir David Amess, MP for Southend West. We were deeply saddened and shocked by the terrible events of 15th October and pay tribute to Sir David, who was a highly regarded MP by colleagues from all sides of the political spectrum. He devoted himself to the people of Southend West and was a strong advocate... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 11:44 by Clerk
Corby wins prestigious Green Flag award for 9th year in a row
Corby has scooped the prestigious Green Flag award for the much loved Thoroughsale and Hazelwood having won this award every year since 2014. Congratulations to all of the volunteers and Friends of Thoroughsale and Hazelwood, who strive to keep the woods clean, tidy and accessible for all Corby residents to enjoy. Our urban woodland is the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 10:14 by Clerk
An appeal for donations to support refugees from Afghanistan and Corby's food bank has had an overwhelming response.
The initiative, coordinated by members of Corby Town Council, will support projects across the area including Corby Foodbank and local refugee charities. The collection took place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September.
Corby Town Deputy Major, Taffy Chikoto, said: "We have been so grateful... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Sep 2021 16:36 by Clerk
Volunteers from the Town Council will be collecting donations for Afghan refugees and Corby Foodbank on Friday 3rd, Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th September from 11 am to 2 pm. Donations of good quality clothing, toiletries and non-perishable food items will be gratefully received. All items donated will be distributed to local refugee charities and to Corby Trussell Foodbank. Items can be dropped off... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 20:32 by Clerk
Corby's inaugural Town Council Mayor, Cllr Lawrence Ferguson, attended the welcome reception at Adrenaline Alley on Wednesday 18th August to celebrate the fantastic success of our two Olympic medallists – Charlotte Worthington who won a gold medal and Declan Brooks who won a bronze, both in the BMX cycling events. The medallists were greeted with cheers and applause for their fantastic efforts... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 14:19 by Clerk
At the full town council meeting on 9th August, Corby Town Council unanimously declared a climate emergency. The council fully supports measures to combat climate change, and are setting up a committee to look at what positive action the Town Council can take, to ensure our future generations have a sustainable planet and to minimise climate catastrophes that we have seen recently – flooding,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 12:00 by Clerk