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Northampton Forward seeks views from the public over future of the town centre

Northampton Forward is set to consult later this month on how the town centre should change in order to meet the needs of the town.

Five zones have been identified as priority areas and these are outlined on a series of vinyl posters being installed at strategic locations around the town.

The first arrived opposite Sainsbury's in the Grosvenor Centre today (Thursday 9 May), giving details of what is... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 May 2019 10:21 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton Borough Council

Local Plan Part 2 consultation

A document setting out how more than 13,500 new dwellings will be delivered in Northampton by 2029 goes out for public consultation today.

The Local Plan Part 2 sets out the planning policy framework for Northampton for the next ten years and includes detail on sites identified for new housing, regeneration of the town centre, and expected quality of development.

Members of the public can comment on... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 12:21 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton Borough Council, Planning

Parish Councillor Vacancy

The Parish Council have a vacancy for councillor which it wishes to fill by co-option. If you are interested in the position please contact an existing councillor or the clerk for more information.

To apply please contact the clerk by email.

Posted: Thu, 02 May 2019 12:20 by Sally Willis

Tags: Councillors

Proposals for Parking charges in Northampton

Northampton Borough Council is set to consult over new parking proposals after it considered comments from businesses and the wider community.

Changes to parking charges were set to be introduced this week but following recent discussions with the Town Centre BID and listening to the feedback it has received a new scheme is being put forward.

The Council owns and manages 16 surface and four multi-storey... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:18 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton Borough Council

Resident scammed by Rogue Trader - Please be aware

A resident was tricked into paying to have a roof tile fixed. The men said they would come back to fix others and then asked if they could go inside for a coffee. Luckily to resident said NO as there may have also been a distraction burglary! The men mixed concrete in a bucket on the drive. The vehicle involved was a white unmarked van –not a large one – with ladders on the top.

One man... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 12:08 by Sally Willis

Tags: NHW, News, Police

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 Gary Shields.
  1. If within 14* days (26th April 2019) of publication of this notice, an election is requested... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Apr 2019 13:18 by Sally Willis

Tags: Councillors, News

Parish Council Grant Applications now open

Each year the Parish Council budgets to allow small grants to local non profit groups that benefit the community.

To apply for a grant please complete the attached form and return it by the deadline of 18th April 2019.

Posted: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:10 by Sally Willis

Tags: Finance & Audit, News

Changes to the field behind the Warren

Changes to the field behind the Warren

What a difference a couple of years make. Photos taken 2016 and last week.

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:27 by Sally Willis

Tags: Hardingstone SUE, News, Planning

Press release from Northampton Borough Council regarding Cherry Orchard Woods

A Northampton Borough Council spokesperson said: "We have levelled out a large number of ruts, drops and ditches which were created without authorisation at Cherry Orchard Woods, in response to complaints from people who use the park which their children and dogs.

"The wooded area is Borough Council owned parkland, intended for recreation and appropriate public use, and not for bikes. Some of these... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 10:06 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton Borough Council

Planning application available for SUE

The planning application for the first phase of the SUE is available online here.

The Parish Council will be discussing this at a meeting on 26th February 2019.

Posted: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 12:21 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, Hardingstone SUE, News, Northampton Borough Council, Planning

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