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The Poverty Truth Commission of West Northamptonshire seeks a Civic Leader

The West Northamptonshire Poverty Truth Commission is seeking a Civic Leader as its head. Ideally, the Civic Leader should work in either the Public or Business Sectors, be genuinely interested in the subject matter of Poverty, and be prepared to...

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West Northamptonshire embarks on its Anti Poverty Strategy

West Northamptonshire Council is beginning its approach to Anti Poverty across West Northamptonshire. They are hoping to have a Draft Guidance Plan in place for January 2022 which will set the wider objectives for any future approach to Anti Poverty....

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A View from Roger

At the recent Virtual Poverty Truth Commission I met a Facilitator who once worked in Northamptonshire but is now very much part of the Gateshead Poverty Truth Commission. As Gateshead is more mature than our own Commission in Northamptonshire, I...

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Could Poverty underpin High COVID rates?

Sitting in West Northamptonshire, I had cause to read yet another Press Release today on the subject of COVID infection rates in Corby, which of course sits in the new North Northamptonshire Unitary Area. The Release can be viewed via...

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Poverty Truth Survey

The Poverty Truth Commission in West Northamptonshire is seeking to understand the impacts of Poverty on individuals within our communities. If, as an individual, you are living in a way that makes you feel financially vulnerable, then please take 10...

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Left Behind Neighbourhoods: New terminology for an age old debate.

There is a lot of talk and writing from every corner of every sector on Left Behind Neighbourhoods. Put simply, these are areas where there is a distinct lack of connectivity, cohesion and employment. Put technically, these are areas which...

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A clarion call for representatives

The Poverty Truth Commission is looking for individuals interested in forming a Start Up Group. The Start Up Group has three main aims: To help shape the Commission moving forward and to determine its Geography (Northampton, West Northamptonshire, North Northamptonshire...

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