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A Visit to Loyalwill Canine Hydrotherapy Centre

We’ve just had a fabulous afternoon finding out more about a very new local business, Loyalwill Canine Hydrotherapy Centre based in Islip.

loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre

There are a variety of sessions, all outlined on the website and prices start at £20.  Fun sessions are available to book and bespoke sessions for training purposes etc.

loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre

Our afternoon began by being introduced to Flynn the labrador who had a poorly shoulder.  Owner Steph Wills, knew Flynn and had already done her consultation with him and gained vet consent.  This was Flynn’s third session so he knew what to expect.

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Firstly he got his harness on, with large handle so Steph can guide him and also ‘rescue’ if he gets into any difficulty.  Then Flynn had a warm shower. Then into the pool.

loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre

Steph has a firm but gentle nature which you can see the dogs respond to, Flynn was gently worked for about 45 minutes, exercising his shoulder and also having gentle rubs in the warm water.  Steph timed each swim so he was not over exerted and took his pulse regularly too.

loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre

There are side windows in the pool for a second person to video or watch through to check the dogs motabilty and to ensure each side is using the same effort, and to see if there seems to be any abnormality or injury.

loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre

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After completing his session, Flynn was again showered and then dried off.  Loyalwill sell Dog & Field Drying coats for the dogs to wear on the hourney home, or clients can bring their own towels.loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre

Although Flynn was very tired he seemed to thoroughly enjoy his session at Loyalwill Canine Hydrotherapy Centre.  His loyalty card was stamped ready for next time!

loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre

For more information

Steph Wills – Loyalwill Canine Hydrotherapy Centre

36 Lowick Road, Islip, Kettering, Northamptonshire

Tel: 07491 693310




loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre

loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre

loyalwill canine hydrotherapy centre



Planning Applications: 24 October 2018 WEEKLY LIST

To add your comments to any planning applications – click on the ENC website or click the link below to go directly to the article you require.


Notice is given that the following applications have been received together with the last date for making representations:


18/01818/FUL (24/11/2018)


Change of use of Lyveden Manor from dwelling house to visitor attraction including cafe, car park

and landscaping at Lyveden Manor Harley Way Oundle  PE8 5AT

18/01819/LBC (24/11/2018)


Change of use of Grade 1 Listed Lyveden Manor from dwelling house to visitor attraction including cafe, car park and landscaping at Lyveden Manor Harley Way Oundle

18/01924/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Single storey rear extension at 14 Cross Lane Aldwincle NN14 3EG

18/01969/FUL (24/11/2018)


Change of use of existing annex to separate dwelling with demolition of existing garage, new rear extension and oil tank. New office building to garden of existing house at 50 Main Street Aldwincle NN14 3EL


18/01920/FUL (24/11/2018)


Demolish existing timber porch and replace with new stone porch and reorganise existing toilet

area to provide a fully accessible toilet at Princess Alice Centre Church Hill Barnwell


18/01862/FUL (24/11/2018)


Removal of existing cricket net and erection of new two lane cricket net in new location. at Playing Field Bridge Street Brigstock  NN14 3ET


18/01881/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Erection of steel portal frame building to house both agricultural machinery and a storage

container at Walcot Lodge Woodnewton Road Fotheringhay  PE8 5HY



18/01934/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Demolition of existing rear single storey extension and construct new single storey rear extension at

Corner Cottage 2 Main Street Glapthorn PE8 5BE

Great Addington

18/01926/FUL and 18/01927/LBC (24/11/2018) (LB/CA)(LBRegs)

Two-storey side extension, refurbishment of existing barns and internal alterations at Hare And Hounds Inn Main Street Great Addington NN14 4BS

Higham Ferrers

18/01893/FUL (24/11/2018)


Demolition of single storey barn at 15A Westfields Terrace Higham Ferrers NN10


18/01860/ADV (24/11/2018)


Erection of two non-illuminated hoarding signs at Council Offices Station Road Irthlingborough


Kings Cliffe

18/01971/FUL (24/11/2018)


Proposed 2 new dwellings (revised scheme to 18/00586/FUL) at 33 Wood Road Kings Cliffe PE8 6XF

Little Addington

18/01885/FUL (24/11/2018)


Erection of three bay garage/car port at Manor Farm Barn Irthlingborough Road Little Addington NN14 4AS


18/01857/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Demolition and reconstruction of barn to side of dwelling to form habitable room; Single storey

rear extension; replacement rear conservatory  conservatory at Weston House Washingley Road

Lutton PE8 5ND


18/02000/FUL (24/11/2018)


Proposed car port at 35 Church Street Nassington


18/01791/FUL (24/11/2018)


Refurbishment of the existing Cobthorne Stables and adjacent garage building of Oundle School, replacement of existing stable and barn doors, rainwater goods, windows and rooflights, removal

of the existing masonry planters to the front of the Cobthorne building and the construction of new

planting beds, dwarf wall and railings, reinstate paving to existing crossovers.  All works as detailed in the schedule of works at The Stables Cobthorne 16 West Street Oundle  PE8

18/01921/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Two storey rear extension, single storey front extension and conversion of garage to habitable

room at 13 Millfields Oundle  PE8 4LF

18/01998/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Single storey front and two storey side extensions (resubmission of 18/01541/FUL) at 8 Whitwell

Close Oundle PE8 4HD


18/01510/OUT (17/11/2018) (Info)

Outline: Demolition of existing building and residential development consisting of 5 No 4-bedroom dwellings with amended access, associated parking and amenity space (all matters reserved except access) at 46 Cartrill Street Raunds  NN9 6ER

18/01744/OUT (24/11/2018)


Outline application for up to 10 dwellings, including access onto Brick Kiln Road at Land Known

As The Poplars Brick Kiln Road Raunds

18/01950/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Two storey side and rear extension at 5 Webb Road Raunds

18/01979/VAR (17/11/2018) (Info)

Variation of condition 3 (no gates or doors to carport) to allow roller shutter door pursuant to

application 16/00801/FUL: Two storey side and single storey rear extension at 19 Hill Street

Raunds NN9 6NP

18/02003/VAR (17/11/2018) (Info)

Variation of condition 13 to allow altered access and parking pursuant to planning application

16/01488/FUL: Erection of a pair of semi-detached dwellings dated 16.01.2017 at 36 London Road

18/02005/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Erection of a single storey detached dwelling (resubmission of 18/00775/FUL) at land adjacent 10 Belmont Gardens Raunds


18/01974/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Demolish existing garage and replace with new two storey garage at 35 Gladstone Street

Ringstead NN14 4DE


18/01813/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Open space incorporated into residential curtilage at 45 Aintree Drive Rushden

18/01851/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Demolition of existing and construction of two dwellings at 84 Avenue Road Rushden NN10 0SJ

18/01906/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Single storey front extension below existing flat roof canopy at 142 Wellingborough Road Rushden NN10 9ST

18/01936/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Demolition of existing single storey rear extensions. Erection of new, single storey wrap-around

extension with part hipped, part flat roof with roof lights and parapet detail (resubmission of

18/01175/FUL) at 26 Oswald Road Rushden NN10 0HN

18/01940/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Two storey side and rear extension at 67 Blinco Road Rushden NN10 0EA

18/01970/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Single storey rear extension at 33 Carnegie Street Rushden NN10 9SN


18/01938/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

First floor extension at the rear of house and alterations to existing rooflights at The Old Gospel

Hall Villa Lane Stanwick NN9 6QQ

18/02027/FUL (24/11/2018)


Erection of an agricultural building for egg packing and storage on existing free range egg unit at

Hollywell Farm Chelveston Road Stanwick  NN9 6TZ




18/01900/FUL (24/11/2018)


Proposed replacement of existing garage with a two storey two bed dwelling and associated site

works (resubmission of 18/01473/FUL) at 68 Market Road Thrapston  NN14 4JU


18/01899/VAR (24/11/2018)


Variation of conditions 5 and 7 to vary position of car parking and to vary the boundaries pursuant

to planning application 11/01050/FUL: Erection of detached three bedroom dwelling with parking to rear following demolition of existing garage dated 18.11.2011 at 16 Whittlesea Terrace Woodford  NN14 4JA

18/01901/FUL (17/11/2018) (Info)

Proposed single storey rear and side extensions at 36 Highfield Woodford NN14

18/01904/FUL (24/11/2018)


Erection of new agricultural building for storage of machinery, feed and bedding at SP96399

76662 Addington Road Woodford


18/01902/OUT (17/11/2018) (Info)

Outline Planning Permission for one detached dwelling (all matters reserved except access) at

land adjacent 11 Orchard Lane Woodnewton



The Animal Licensing Law has Changed

New legislation will came into effect on 1 October, overhauling current animal licencing laws. Changes impact how residents and local businesses buy and sell pets, use day care or animal boarding services and keep and train animals for exhibitions.

Anyone selling pets, and dog breeders operating as a business or breeding more than three litters a year, needs to apply for a licence from the council.

Adverts selling pets must now include:

  • The licence number
  • Name of local authority issuing the licence
  • Photograph and age of pet
  • County of origin and residence of pet

If you’re looking to buy a pet, it is important that you look out for these things to make sure that the person selling is doing so legitimately to ensure animal welfare.

The change in legislation requires anyone offering day care or home-boarding to apply for a licence from the council.  Before using these services, residents are asked to be mindful and make sure that anyone providing these services holds the correct licence.

Leader of East Northamptonshire Council, Steven North, said: “The changes in animal licensing laws will help to further protect animal welfare, and ensure that anyone selling and breeding pets or offering home-boarding services is responsible when caring for animals. I would urge anyone who is unsure about how these changes might affect them to contact our licensing team, who will be more than happy to offer guidance and advice.”

If you previously registered a performing animal with Northamptonshire County Council, Trading Standards this registration will expire on 31st March 2019 and  you will need to apply for a licence from East Northamptonshire Council under the new requirements.

A new star rating has been rolled out for all animal activity licences, with ratings ranging from one to five, five being the maximum that can be achieved. This rating will be displayed on the licence.

To check whether a business holds the correct licence, or to apply for a licence, visit: or contact the licensing team: Central Licensing Administration Unit, East Northamptonshire Council, Cedar Drive, Thrapston, Northamptonshire NN14 4LZ, Telephone: 01832 742102, Email:


A Trip to Chancery Dental – the New Dentist in Thrapston

As a patient of Paul Blackman I was already registered with Chancery Dental, I’m happy that they know my dental history. chancery dental thrapston

I needed to book a check up and so went in to say hello, as Nene Local and have a look around.

I’ve booked my check up and so Ketan showed me around the surgery.  I saw the reception had been set back allowing more room.  Lots of clean lines and a professional look.  The surgery will offer straight forward dentistry as well as cosmetic procedures that are popular now to obtain a white, film star smile for those that want that bit extra.

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The surgery Mr Blackman used has now become the hygenists area and there is a large, state of the art surgery upstairs – which I can talk about after my appointment next week.

chancery dental thrapston

chancery dental thrapston

There is lots more room and room to expand too so more patients can be looked after.

I also know a ‘top secret’ …. something really quite exciting will be happening in this room and it’ll be real kudos for Thrapston, bringing people into the town.

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I am looking forward to my check up and will let you know how I get on.

For more information about the new dentist, what they can offer and also their pament plan which offers affordable dentistry then contact;


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Chancery Dental



Telephone: 01832 733093


Planning Applications: 11 October 2018 WEEKLY LIST

To add your comments to any planning applications – click on the ENC website or click the link below to go directly to the article you require.


Notice is given that the following applications have been received together with the last date for making representations:


18/01867/FUL (10/11/2018)


Erection of detached dwelling with means of access from Main Street (resubmission of 18/01035/FUL) at land between Winward and 40 Main Street, Upper Benefield.

Duddington With Fineshade

18/01868/LBC (10/11/2018)


New sewage treatments plant in lieu of existing septic tanks at Manor Farm, High Street, Duddington, PE9 3QE.


18/01844/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Proposed new dwelling to rear of 23 Westfields at land rear of 28-30 and 32 Western Avenue,



18/01852/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

New agricultural access to serve the applicants agricultural land at Manor Farm, Cotterstock Road,



18/01869/LBC (10/11/2018)

(LBRegs) (LB/CA)

Replacing the existing single glazed windows with conservation style double glazed windows.

Removing a pier from the modern built triple bay garage to form a double bay and rebuilding the

front wall in like for like material. At Spring Farm House, Gretton Road, Harringworth.

Higham Ferrers

18/01839/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Two storey and single storey rear extension with terrace over single storey element; conversion of

integral garage to habitable rooms; alterations to roof height and pitch to existing bedroom 3 at 7 York Road, Higham Ferrers, NN10 8HZ.

18/01863/FUL (10/11/2018)


Replacement of front and side ground floor windows and entrance door (resubmission of

18/00820/FUL) at 98 High Street Higham Ferrers,  NN10 8BJ.


18/01671/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Proposed no2 new two storey dwellings with off road parking at land adjacent to 42 Jubilee Street,


18/01880/FUL (10/11/2018)


Residential development of 4No dwellings including access, parking and amenity land at 49

Finedon Road, Irthlingborough,  NN9 5TY.


18/01873/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Front and rear side extensions and  partial conversion of garage plus off road parking to front at 23

Monson Way, Oundle, PE8 4QG.


18/01820/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Development and alterations to dwelling house to create habitable rooms to roof space and changes to fenestration to include 2no. New gables to north elevation. Side extension to create carport and detached single storey triple garage to front at 2 Fergusons Close, Polebrook, PE8 5LH.


18/01732/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Conversion of existing barns to stables and change of use of land from agricultural to equestrian

use. Retrospective change of use of small parcel of land within the site to commercial caravan

storage. At 111 London Road, Raunds, NN9 6DB.

18/01871/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Two storey rear extension; single storey front extension; amended vehicle access to the highway at

38 Stanwick Road, Raunds, NN9 6DG.


18/01785/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Infill extension and conversion of double garage at 3 Ham Lane, Ringstead, NN14 4AT.


18/01789/FUL (10/11/2018)


Change of use from A1 retail to D1 Kip McGrath Tuition Centre providing tuition in maths and literacy at 5 Hamblin Court, Rushden, NN10 0RU.

18/01842/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

First floor extension with dormers to side of dwelling and front porch at 4 Holly Road, Rushden, NN10 6AT.

18/01870/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Garage conversion at 8 Campion Close, Rushden, NN10 0UJ.


18/01803/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Locating of porta-cabin onto a hard standing, alongside the veterinary practice at Lake View Veterinary Centre, Top Close, Thrapston, NN14 4PP.

18/01843/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

To replace existing conservatory roof and wall frames with new roof and wall frames at 17 Heron

Avenue, Thrapston, NN14 4JF.

18/01879/FUL (03/11/2018) (Info)

Single storey extension to existing detached double garage to allow additional garaging at 148

Oundle Road, Thrapston, NN14 4PG.


18/01850/VAR (10/11/2018)


Variation of condition 20 to vary the original plans to allow for 1st floor escape windows to four of the bedrooms, pursuant to planning application 17/00565/FUL: Conversion of agricultural building to residential dwelling dated 31.05.2017 at Blackwells Barn, High Street, Twywell.


Chancery Dental Thrapston

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Declaration – UK Tour: October – November 2018

After winning the ADHD Foundation Partnership Award in 2017, Art with Heart return with a brand new tour of Declaration, a comic and candid look at Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. Developed in consultation with medical professionals and mental health support groups, Declaration challenges the stereotypes of mental health and gender in the 21st century.
Instinctive, curious, bold and bouncy, Sarah is a mighty proud square peg – which wouldn’t be such a problem if the hole wasn’t so damn round. Her childhood doctor thought it was sugar. Her current doctor thinks its ADHD. Sarah still feels different, so what will a label do? Declaration is a vibrant and daring adventure of school day survival tactics, super-hero alteregos and the stumbling blocks to self-acceptance.

Filled with great tunes, dancing and humour, Declaration is an upbeat autobiographical piece about the challenges Sarah Emmott faced as she sought diagnosis in her 30s. ADHD Action reports that about 1.5 million adults in the UK have the condition but only 120,000 have been formally diagnosed. A complex, frustrating and isolating process, Sarah discovered that you often need to be living in the extremities of the condition to receive support.

With boys nearly 3 times more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than girls, many girls go undiagnosed. Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) reported ‘the lack of appropriate identification and treatment of ADHD in women is a significant public health concern’. Declaration addresses social attitudes and gendered stereotypes, placing ADHD in women on the public agenda.

Director Rachel Moorhouse comments, They say that variety is the spice of life, until they can’t decipher what flavour you are. Then you’re a problem to be solved. Declaration is a celebration of difference, and asks how much society might grow if it made space for diversity and difference. Declaration challenges those who underestimate us square pegs and shares the joy of finding your tribe.

Declaration possesses the power to comfort, evoke joy and help people through a colourful, vibrant and inviting experience. The work of Art with Heart Theatre is a must see, the positive change they are making is incredible. (★★★★★ The Reviews Hub)

Declaration tours with SPACE, a mobile well-being room for audiences to take time to consider their personal well-being. Developed with The Lowry with the 2018 tour produced in association with the ADHD Foundation, a patient-led charity which are the leading provider of training on ADHD in the UK. Funded by Arts Council England and Sir Andrew Martin Trust. Supported by Greater Manchester Combined Authority Culture and Social Impact Fund and Unity Theatre Trust. This project has been made possible by a grant from Postcode Community Trust, a grantgiving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

For More Information


Performance Dates Tuesday 12th October – Thursday 22nd November 2018

Running Time 70 minutes Box Office Tickets are available from individual theatre box office. See

Twitter @artwith_heart, #ADHDeclaration

Waste Amnesty Collects over 10 Tonnes of Household Waste

Over 10 tonnes of household waste was collected at a recent waste amnesty organised by East Northamptonshire Council.

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Working in partnership with FCC Environment and Rockingham Forest Housing, home owners in the Highfield Road area of Rushden took advantage of the scheme to help households throw away any unwanted items or waste.

In just under one hour on Saturday, 29 September, the team collected hundreds of sacks of general and garden waste as well as seven fridge freezers!  The garden waste will be recycled, as well as any white goods via the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment recycling scheme.


Children also took part in a community litter pick organised by a local housing association that added to great haul of waste.

Leader of East Northamptonshire Council, Cllr Steven North said:

“This is a wonderful achievement by all involved and once again shows what can be accomplished when organisations and residents work together to improve the area we live in.”

If you want to organise your own community litter pick, email our waste team on  We are able to supply all the equipment you should need and can collect the waste at the end of the day.

Council Hosts event to Help Home-Buyers in the district

Aspiring home owners from across East Northamptonshire will have an opportunity to find out more about how they can purchase their first home at a tailor-made event this autumn.


The event, which is organised by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC), will provide people with everything they need to know about shared ownership, as well as showcase which homes are available in the local area with partner Housing Associations – Wellingborough Homes, NCHA and the Longhurst Group.


Taking place on Saturday 6 October from 10.30am – 1pm at Thrapston Plaza, this event is the ideal opportunity for people to find out more about how they can get their foot on the property ladder.


Mortgage Advisors, colleagues from ENC, Wellingborough Homes, Spire Homes and NCHA will be on hand to offer advice and guidance on shared ownership, including how to apply to buy on a shared ownership basis and what the mortgage and monthly payments could be.


Steven North, Leader of ENC, says: “We are delighted to be working with our housing association partners to deliver an event that will provide people with everything they need to know about shared ownership. I would encourage anyone who is looking to get their foot on the property ladder or thinking about purchasing their first home to come and speak with staff and find out more about the opportunities available to them.”


To register for the event or to find out more about shared ownership please email: