Residents' views are being sought ahead of plans to introduce an annual charge for garden waste collections in 2020.
An annual charge of around £42 per bin or 100 sack labels, is proposed to be introduced on Monday 6 April 2020 as Northampton Borough Council can no longer afford to run the service free of charge. The plans were proposed as part of the annual budget setting last year.
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Posted: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 11:26 by Caroline Holgate
Northamptonshire County Council is now consulting on its draft Budget for 2020/21. The draft budget agreed by Cabinet on 12th November 2019 is likely to be the County Council's final budget and lays the foundations for the transition to two new unitary authorities from April 2021. This draft budget continues the work of last year to stabilize the County Council's finances.
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Posted: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 12:52 by Caroline Holgate
Northampton Borough Council is consulting with the public over proposals for a Town Council to cover some parts or all of the existing borough.
Three options were put forward in spring this year and these have been shortlisted to two as a result of feedback received from an earlier phase of engagement.
The two options are laid out in a supporting document which anyone wishing to respond should read first.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 09:25 by Caroline Holgate
Northamptonshire County Council and the Northamptonshire's Clinical Commissioning Groups are once again urging people to get their flu vaccines booked in as winter approaches.
Flu is a highly infectious viral illness which can lead to complications, hospital admissions and even death. Symptoms of flu include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, headaches, body aches and tiredness. Those... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Oct 2019 11:34 by Caroline Holgate
The Flood Investigation Reports relating to the flooding incidents in May 2018 have now been published -https://www.floodtoolkit.com/risk/investigations/. The reports contain a number of recommendations for communities (including the parish council and homeowners themselves), and for other authorities (Highways authority, Northampton Borough Council, Anglian Water etc.). The reports also include useful... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:37 by Caroline Holgate
Adult Learning Services are running a series of free workshops to assist with future employment and training.
Contact Adult Learning Services directly if you are interested in attending any of these useful courses.
Posted: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 14:04 by Caroline Holgate
Two new websites have been launched offering a reliable source of information about the move toward unitary governance in Northamptonshire.
Named 'Future Northants North' and 'Future Northants West' they carry the same core information while outlining the separate processes being followed in the north and west of the county.
These dedicated sites describe the process so far, who is involved, progress... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:44 by Caroline Holgate