Public views sought on Hardingstone Bike Park proposals

Northampton Borough Council is inviting the public to have their say on its bid to fund a world-class bike park in the town.

The Council – working alongside Northamptonshire Sport, Northamptonshire County Council as well as local volunteer and off-road bike enthusiast Tony Skirrow – has already been successful in the first stage of its application to secure vital backing for the project... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:24 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News

Starship Robot Delivery - Northamptonshire Trial

Starship is the world's leading on-demand neighbourhood delivery service that utilises autonomous robotic technology. It has been successfully operating for two years' across Milton Keynes and in many other cities across the world. Starship's Robots are low-mass, slow-speed, electric devices that travel autonomously on pavements, using proprietary mapping, navigation and three layers of sophisticated... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:16 by Sally Willis

Tags: News


There seems to be a lot of concern about the e-scooters which appear to have been abandoned in the village.

Last week the Northampton operating zone was expanded to include the Brackmills area and to enable people working on the business park to get to and from work, as well benefiting local residents in some of the surrounding areas. It is likely that, if there are e-scooters in the village, they have... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 10:14 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton County Council

Road Closures in Hardingstone November 2020

Northamptonshire Highways are scheduled to carry out some resurfacing works on Back Lane, Bouverie Road, Martins Lane, Ilex Close, Massey Close, Ansell Way & The Green. These works will improve the structural stability of the road, increase skid resistance and improve safety for road users. Ironworks will be will be renewed, road markings will be reinstated and gullies cleansed to ensure best use... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 11:04 by Sally Willis

Tags: Highways, Northampton County Council, Road Closures

Remembrance Service 8th November 2020

With the current guidelines and the second lock down about to come into force the Remembrance Service this year will be a minimal affair.

There are plans to have a service at the War Memorial with key personnel, which will be recorded and live streamed on Facebook for residents to follow along whilst at home.

There will be no parade this year, however the road around the war memorial will be closed for... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:18 by Sally Willis

Tags: Events, News, Remembrance, Road Closures, Whats On

Notice of Vacancy


in the Office of Parish Councillor

for the Parish of Hardingstone

  1. Under section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, notice is hereby given, that a casual vacancy now exists for a Parish Councillor in the Parish of Hardingstone arising from the resignation from office of Councillor David Laughton.
  1. If within 14* days (9th November) of publication of this notice, an election is requested... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 13:11 by Sally Willis

Tags: Councillors, Northampton Borough Council

Volunteers Needed to Listen to Children Read in Local Primary Schools

Our reading volunteers are going to be desperately needed due to Coronavirus. Thousands of children won't have had enough reading practice during lockdown. In a normal year, one in four children leave primary school unable to read well. Most children will have missed a term of school, so the reading gap is now wider. Children who struggle with reading are more likely to live in poverty and be unemployed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:42 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton County Council, Schools

New Health and Care Directory

People across Northamptonshire can now benefit from quick and easy access to the latest information about local health and care services – thanks to the launch of a brand new smartphone app. My Health and Care Directory, available now to download for free, lists more than 3,000 NHS, social care and community services across Northamptonshire, from late-night pharmacies, dental surgeries and urgent... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 14:19 by Sally Willis

Tags: Health, News, Northampton County Council

Northampton Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan consultation

Northamptonshire County Council has launched a consultation on the Northampton Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan and is seeking views from the public.

The Northampton Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan supports an ambition for Northampton to become a leading centre for active travel, which fully embraces walking and cycling. The document outlines the walking and cycling measures... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:13 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton County Council

Updates from the Parish Council

It has been suggested on social media that the Parish Council may have dismantled the benches in Brackmills Park to enforce social distancing.

We would like to make it clear that the Council would never do such a thing as we consider them an essential amenity.

Although the Park is in our parish it is under the jurisdiction of the Borough Council and they have been informed of the vandalism.

The Parish... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:58 by Sally Willis

Tags: News

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