Author: Sally Willis

Confirmation of the dates of the period for the exercise of public rights


Name of smaller authority: Hardingstone Parish Council

County Area (local councils and parish meetings only): Northamptonshire

On behalf of the smaller authority, I confirm that the dates set for the period for the exercise of public rights are as follows:

Commencing on: Monday 14th June 2021

and ending on: Friday 23rd July 2021

Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 13:35 by Sally Willis

Tags: Finance & Audit, News

Grant applications open

Applications for a community grant from the Parish Council is now open. Please see the attached form for qualification and criteria. The Deadline for submission is Friday 21st May 2021.

Posted: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 12:44 by Sally Willis

Tags: Finance & Audit, News

Elections May 2021

Local elections are taking place across West Northamptonshire on Thursday 6 May 2021.

They will be held:

  • for the new West Northamptonshire Council
  • for local town and parish councils
  • to elect a Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire

In Hardingstone not enough people stood to push the Parish Council to election (see attached notice).

If you are not already registered to vote, the deadline... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 10:52 by Sally Willis

Tags: Elections, Police, Unitary, West Northamptonshire Council

Temprorary Closure of footpath KN6 (across land behind the Warren)

The Footpath KN6 (see attached map) will be temporarily closed for ground works on the housing development. See attached notice.

Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 10:39 by Sally Willis

Tags: Hardingstone SUE, News

Trampoline at the Rec

Last week a bird somehow got trapped underneath the trampoline at the Rec. Following guidance from the manufacturer of the trampoline we have, for health and safety reasons, fenced off this piece of equipment until we can get this properly inspected and can ensure that the trampoline has been reinstalled correctly.

Thank you for your understanding on this matter.

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:12 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, Parks

Duke Of Edinburgh

Hardingstone Parish Council joins with those across the Country in mourning the passing of HRH Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh. We remember his lifetime of service as the longest serving consort.

Due to the current situation there are to be no physical books of condolence. Anyone wishing to leave a message of respect can do so at

We would like to reiterate the guidance shared by the Royal... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:54 by Sally Willis

Tags: News

West Northamptonshire Social Media Accounts

With just 4 weeks to go until West Northamptonshire Unitary Council launchs, a Residents Awareness campaign is now live. Ads are running across radio, buses and other outdoor locations, as well as on digital channels.

Also now live are the Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts for the new Councils. Please do follow and share! Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 11:22 by Sally Willis

Tags: News, West Northamptonshire Council

Parish Council Elections Q&A

Northants CALC (County Association of Local Councils) is holding an Elections Q&A on Monday 22 March 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. aimed at prospective candidates who wish to learn more about the role of parish or town councillor, and how to become a candidate for election. The link to register is

Posted: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 11:16 by Sally Willis

Tags: Councillors, Elections, Events, News, Whats On

Neighbourhood Watch Update

There has been an increase in the number of burglaries in Northampton recently, the majority in evenings/night time.

Lock windows and doors, use a timer for lights switches. Keep curtains drawn with light on inside the premises.

CCTV helps the police catch and detain those responsible.

Look out for suspicious activity, such as vehicles with multiple occupants, parked up or just driving around slowly,... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 10:27 by Sally Willis

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch, Police

Supporting Independence Programme

Are you aged 18 or over?Have you noticed any recent changes in your health?Do you have difficulty walking or need help moving about?Are every day tasks becoming difficult?Do you need someone to help you on a regular basis?Do you sometimes feel lonely or isolated?

If you have answered "yes" to any of the questions above, we may be able to help.

Call us on 0300 126 1000 from 8am-6pm Mon-Fri

Or complete... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 13:50 by Sally Willis

Tags: Health, Northampton County Council