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The Health Inequalities Plan 2022 – 2026

The Integrated Care System across Northamptonshire has published its Health Inequalities Plan. This plan describes Northamptonshire’s vision to work with communities to ensure that people living in Northamptonshire have the opportunity to thrive, to access quality services providing excellent experiences...

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West Northamptonshire publishes its Anti-Poverty Strategy

West Northamptonshire Council has strengthened their commitment towards helping people live their best lives by adopting a fresh approach towards tackling poverty and deprivation. The new Anti-Poverty Strategy sets out how they will work with partners to support people struggling...

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The Mayor of Northampton becomes the Civic Lead for the PTC.

The Mayor of Northampton, Rufia Ashraf becomes the Poverty Truth Commission Civic Lead for West Northamptonshire. As Civic Lead the Mayor endorses the work of the Commission and will become part of the various Task and Finish Groups which will...

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Join VIN on 26th May

If you live, work or reside in Northamptonshire and have a story to tell about poverty or financial vulnerability, or are just interested in the issue of Poverty then why not join VIN on the 26th of May 2022 between 12...

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation UK poverty 2022: the essential guide to understanding poverty in the UK

This UK poverty report looks comprehensively at trends in poverty following the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The report recognises that the impact is not only financial, exploring how reduced access to suitable housing, social care and other essential public...

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Poverty Truth Survey – Latest Results

As hosts of the Poverty Truth Commission in West Northamptonshire, Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire (VIN) has been conducting an ongoing Poverty Truth Survey on the issues affecting individuals within our communities. The latest results can be viewed here The survey will...

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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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