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
Car parks at Northampton Borough Council parks will reopen from today (Wednesday, May 13), in line with latest Government guidance.
Car parks now open to the public, include Lingswood park, Hunsbury Hill park, Ladybridge park, Delapre park and Eagle Drive.
Toilets will remain closed until additional hygiene and social distancing arrangements have been put in place and visitors are advised to plan accordingly.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 14 May 2020 12:18 by Caroline Holgate
Northampton is set to mark VE Day 2020 in a unique way this year, with a virtual programme of events taking place on the 8 May, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of war in Europe.
The celebrations, coordinated by Northampton Borough Council, will be streamed throughout the day, and can be viewed on the Mayor of Northampton's Facebook page: www.facebook.com/MayorOfNorthampton
An action-packed... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:18 by Caroline Holgate
The latest newsletter from #NorthantsTogether which looks at the wider response across the county
Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 08:48 by Caroline Holgate
In accordance with Government guidance, CityFibre will return to East Hunsbury this week to continue to build critical infrastructure in our parish. CityFibre have undertaken national research which highlights public support for the view that telecoms infrastructure is key both for our response to COVID-19 and our ability to recover economically.
CityFibre's field teams and contractors are designated... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 11:01 by Caroline Holgate
Members of the public have one more week to share their views on existing and proposed new powers for overcoming anti-social behaviour in Northampton's public spaces.
A consultation running for more than two months is asking residents to share their opinion whether the current Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) should be renewed for a further three years, and whether any additional measures on behaviours... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 09:11 by Caroline Holgate
Northampton Borough Council is asking for nominations for possible inclusion in a Local Heritage List.
At present, there are more than 500 buildings in Northampton that are statutorily listed as being of national architectural or historic interest.
But there are many other buildings, structures or open spaces that make a significant contribution to the town's distinctive character and appearance which... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:56 by Caroline Holgate
Northampton not-for-profit organisations, community groups and charities can now apply for Northampton Borough Council's Partnership Fund grants aiming to support them do positive work in the community.
The fund offers grants between £3,000 and £15,000 to registered charities, unregistered voluntary or community groups, registered charitable companies charitable incorporated organisations... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Jan 2020 11:21 by Caroline Holgate