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Unitary programme re-designed to include transformation of services

Following the announcement that two brand new unitary councils will be established in Northamptonshire on 1 April 2021, the eight councils involved have agreed a way forward to deliver a programme that will see better-quality service delivery across the county.

A transformation programme has been agreed now that Vesting Day has been set for 2021, allowing time for creating much more than just two 'safe... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:23 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton Borough Council

News from Neighbourhood Watch

Our PCSO Andy Wood tells us of:

Another burglary dwelling in Hardingstone.

This one in Coldstream Lane. That's 6 since 19th April. Bikes & tools usually stolen.

This tells us to Think like a thief.
It's worth having a good padlock on the door with no exposed screws. Are hinges strong?

Alarm it.
Consider a battery-operated shed alarm. They look low key but they respond to movement or door contact with... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Jun 2019 09:37 by Sally Willis

Tags: NHW, News, Police

HP Source

HP Source

The new newsletter for Hardingstone - HP Source - has been sent to the printers and will be landing on your doorsteps very soon.

Big Thanks to the editorial team that have put a lot of time and effort into this.

Posted: Thu, 23 May 2019 09:39 by Sally Willis

Tags: HP Source, News

Would you like to be a School Governor?

Hardingstone Academy are looking for new school governors. Governors are required to attend around seven meetings a year and their roles is to help to evaluate how the school and its pupils are performing. You will receive full support and training. Anyone who would like to find out more can email governance@eastmidlandsacademytrust.co.uk. We'd love to have you on board!

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

Tags: News, Schools

Northampton residents encouraged to recycle their food waste

Residents are being encouraged to use up or recycle their leftover food to help reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill.

Northampton Borough Council and Veolia are teaming up to promote different ways of using up food leftovers and food recycling services, which includes weekly collections.

As part of the ongoing campaign, residents are being urged to freeze items for use on another day or... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 10:03 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton Borough Council

Government says yes to two unitary councils for Northamptonshire

Two brand new unitary councils will be established in Northamptonshire on 1 April 2021, the Government confirmed today.

The West Northamptonshire unitary will cover Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire, and the North Northamptonshire unitary will cover Corby, East Northants, Kettering and Wellingborough. The existing district and borough councils and Northamptonshire County Council will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 10:02 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Northampton Borough Council, Northampton County Council

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

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