We have launched this year's annual canvass and registration is vital for those who wish to access credit or sign up for mobile phone contracts.
Forms will begin arriving this week and anyone who wishes to vote in next year's elections also needs to ensure they either confirm their details or correct or send in any amendments.
Elections next year include those for the new West Northamptonshire Council,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 09:17 by Caroline Holgate
Northampton Borough Council has launched the latest consultation on its Local Plan Part 2 and is urging residents of the borough to consider responding.
The document sets out the planning framework for the borough until 2029 including allocation of sites felt appropriate for development.
As part of the Local Plan Part 2, there is a requirement to deliver 18,870 new homes and make a significant contribution... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:37 by Caroline Holgate
The Government has approved the reopening of additional businesses from Monday 13 July, including tattoo parlours, nail bars and beauty salons.
This follows relaxed guidance which also recently facilitated the reopening of non-essential retail, the hospitality industry and hairdressers.
In order to ensure these premises are safe for customers and staff, the government have issued guidelines that must... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 08:56 by Caroline Holgate
Northampton charity and community-led environmental initiatives can now apply for a funding boost from the EnviroGrant scheme.
The scheme is being launched by Northampton Borough Council and Veolia today, Monday 6 July and will allow constituted charities, schools, sports clubs and community groups to apply for funding of a maximum £1,000 each to support their efforts in improving or protecting... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:57 by Caroline Holgate
Meet the Silly Squad!
Every year Northamptonshire Libraries deliver the Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges children to read 6 books during the summer holidays. Due to the exceptional circumstances surrounding Covid-19 the challenge is being delivered in a different way, and this year it has moved online.
Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 11:40 by Caroline Holgate
Northampton Borough Council operate all public play areas in East Hunsbury, which will be reopened for use on Saturday, 4th July. If you intend to use the play equipment in East Hunsbury, please follow the guidance below to limit the risk of spread of coronavirus.
Northampton Borough Council's public play areas and outdoor gyms will be reopening for public use on Saturday, 4 July following recent government... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 03 Jul 2020 11:03 by Caroline Holgate
Northampton Borough Council has just appointed two Interim Assistant Chief Executives who will take on some additional responsibilities while Chief Executive George Candler fulfils his role as Interim Chief Executive of the West Northamptonshire Shadow Authority.
Marion Goodman, Director of Customers and Communities, and Peter Baguley, Director of Planning and Sustainability, will take the reins on... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 10:20 by Caroline Holgate
Residents will have a further opportunity to make their voices heard on future development in Northampton after a consultation was agreed last week.
Northampton Borough Council's Cabinet has approved recommendations to make the area's Local Plan Part 2 available for public comment.
The document sets out the planning framework for the borough until 2029 including allocation of sites felt appropriate for... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Jun 2020 15:45 by Caroline Holgate
A multi-agency operation conducted on Saturday (6 June) in Northampton saw social distancing compliance checks completed in residential areas and at more than 35 businesses.
Northampton Borough Council, Northamptonshire Police and the Northampton Partnership Homes conducted inspections and provided advice on social distancing measures to over 35 businesses.
Following the observations, social distancing... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:21 by Caroline Holgate
Northampton Borough Council reopens a number of sporting facilities across its parks and the aviary in Abington park, in line with government's advice.
Tennis courts in Abington park, Becket's park and the Racecourse are now are available for users to book at tennisnorthants.com .Basketball courts at the Racecourse along with other multi-use games areas across council parks and open spaces have reopened... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 May 2020 15:56 by Caroline Holgate