Partners and Stakeholders
Churches Together (www.cte.org.uk/Groups/42314/Churches_Together_in.aspx)
Churches Together in England is the national body set up by the churches in 1990, and has partner bodies in Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Churches Together in Britain and Ireland is the successor body to the British Council of Churches, and co-ordinates the work of the four nations. At a national level Churches Together in England has 32 Member Churches or Councils of Churches and 27 Bodies in Association. Churches are also continuing to develop ecumenical commitment locally and at county level.
Corby Business Group (www.corbybusinessgroup.co.uk)
Corby Business Group was formed over thirty years ago to provide a focus and networking platform for the plethora of new enterprises starting up in the town. Today, the membership includes businesses of all sizes – from the largest to the smallest – and represents all the main commercial sectors.
Corby Mind (www.mind.org.uk/help/mind_in_your_area/174)
Corby Mind aims to help local people to recover from mental distress by offering a safe environment where people can learn new skills, become part of the local community and feel better about their lives. Corby Mind currently offer social, emotional and practical support within a non-judgemental environment where people can relate to how you are feeling and aims to promote equality of opportunity and ensure their member's voices are heard and responded to.
Environment Agency (www.environment-agency.gov.uk)
The Environment Agency is an Executive Non-departmental Public Body responsible to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and an Assembly Sponsored Public Body responsible to the National Assembly for Wales. The Agency’s principal aims are to protect and improve the environment, and to promote sustainable development. The Environment Agency plays a central role in delivering the environmental priorities of central government and the Welsh Assembly Government through their functions and roles.
Groundwork Northamptonshire (http://www.eastmidlands.groundwork.org.uk/north-northants.aspx)
Groundwork Northamptonshire works across the whole county of Northamptonshire to enhance existing and planned communities in an area facing rapid urban growth. They work with local people to identify the issues that they face and then build partnerships, projects and funding to make those ambitions reality. Groundwork is unique in its approach to urban, community-led regeneration and though relatively new on the scene, Groundwork Northamptonshire has already made a difference too many residents’ lives.
Lakeside Surgery (www.thelakesidesurgery.co.uk)
Lakeside Surgery serves the whole of Corby as well as its surrounding villages, and has a branch in Brigstock village and offers Health Monitoring Clinics for all chronic diseases, osteopathy, aromatherapy, hypnotherapy and homeopathy as private clinics.
NHS Northamptonshire (http://www.miltonkeynes-northamptonshire.nhs.uk//)
NHS Northamptonshire is responsible for the local NHS budget and buys or commissions services for residents from a range of healthcare providers. Community services close to where you live and work are provided by family doctors (GPs), pharmacists (chemists), optometrists (eye care) and dentists and by community teams, such as district nurses, health visitors and therapists. They also work with partners in Northamptonshire to improve health, reduce inequalities and integrate health and social care services. Hospital services are provided by Kettering General Hospital and Northampton General Hospital, as well as in smaller community hospitals such as Isebrook Hospital in Wellingborough. There are also minor injury units in Corby and Northampton.
North Northants Development Company (www.nndev.co.uk)
North Northants Development Company (NNDC) is an urban regeneration company which seeks to drive, co-ordinate and manage the delivery of sustainable growth across North Northamptonshire through the procurement of infrastructure and the regeneration of communities.
Northamptonshire ACRE (www.northantsacre.org.uk)
ACRE is an acronym for Action with Communities in Rural England, Northamptonshire ACRE is the Rural Community Council for the county of Northamptonshire. It is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee and is supported by grants from Local / District Authorities along with other agency / partnership funding, and through subscriptions and donations. Its aims are to help enhance the quality of life for people living in the rural areas of the county, particularly those disadvantaged through lack of access to services, and to support and advise rural communities and rural community groups on rural and community development issues and work closely with voluntary groups as well as town and parish councils.
Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce (www.northants-chamber.co.uk)
Chamber membership has grown significantly since it was founded in 1915 and now represents around 1,200 Northamptonshire businesses, which employ nearly one third of the county's workforce. Northamptonshire Chamber has the enviable reputation of being the largest business support agency in the county and is further enhanced by being part of a worldwide network and is one of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Accredited Chambers, the largest and most powerful network for business in the UK. The wide range of Chamber Membership benefits have been specifically designed to enable small and medium sized businesses to make the most of their potential.
Northern Division Police Force (www.northants.police.uk)
The Corby policing sector is aligned with the area covered by Corby Borough Council and incorporates the town and surrounding villages. The Northern Division Police Force is committed to providing a quality policing service in Corby and importantly, working together with communities to tackle locally identified problems.
Tresham College of Further and Higher Education (www.tresham.ac.uk)
Tresham is a College of Further and Higher Education with campuses in Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough in Northamptonshire and The Rutland College in Oakham. The College is striving consistently towards equality of opportunity for learners and staff, and seeks to provide a place where both can achieve their maximum potential. As a further education college, Tresham offers a range of full time courses for school leavers and provides a variety of part time courses at all levels.