Entries by Andrew

Rushden Lakes, Rushden Gateway & Rushden East…

A two-page note of the discussion at the East Northants Communities Leaders’ Lunch (on Wednesday 6th June at the Frontier Centre, Irthlingborough) on the challenges and opportunities provided by the Rushden Lakes, Rushden Gateway and Rushden East developments is available at: East Northants Community Leaders 7 June 2017. Please share this with anyone who may be […]

Building resilience – a training day in Stamford

Working in healthcare today is increasingly stressful and challenging. Join us to explore what resilience is, what builds and breaks it and what your inherent resilience strategies might be. The afternoon will focus on building resilience in yourself and others. The New Wine Healthcare Network invites you to get together for a time of worship, […]

The Jungle may have closed, but the refugee crisis continues..

The East Northants Refugee Support Group is keen to point out that, despite the impression given by parts of the media, thousands of refugees of all ages continue to be in great need in many countries, including France, where many are now dispersed widely following the closure of ‘The Jungle’ near Calais last year. In […]

ENFG monthly summary for March

The one-page ENFG summary for March is available (as a PDF file) at ENFG update – March 2017. It mostly contains information that is also included on this site, but in a format that can be printed off or emailed for individuals or churches or other faith or community groups as needed.

Sanctuary Night Shelter – statistics and volunteer request

Sanctuary Night Shelter statistics: Last year, we provided 76 people with a bed: five ladies and 71 men. Between them, they were known to have the following issues: Drug or alcohol: 77% Mental health issues: 55% Debt: 46% No significant issues: 13% Currently, we are short of volunteers to cover the ‘sleep in duty’ night […]

Rushden Neighbourhood Plan – have your say

Rushden’s Neighbourhood Plan: comments are invited by 5pm on Tuesday 2nd May on the draft of the Rushden Plan, which can be seen at http://www.rushdentowncouncil.gov.uk/rushden-neighbourhood-plan.html, where an on-line survey can also be completed. A public exhibition will be held at Rushden Hall from Wednesday 29th March until Tuesday 2nd May, 10am – 4pm (Monday – […]

February update from ENFG available

The February 2017 update from ENFG is now available, being a one-page PDF summary of recent and forthcoming events, which can be printed off for handing out or displaying as a poster, or emailing to other people. Please click on the link below: ENFG update -February 2017

It all began in a garage in Irthlingborough – Helpful Humans explained…

When Helpful Humans was formed in November 2015 we were concentrating on aid to the refugees in Calais and Dunkirk, but had already identified that there was important work to do in our local community too. We continued to supply food, clothing, blankets, tents and sleeping bags to refugees in Northern France, Greece and some […]