We understand that there are many concerns from people in the village about the proposals for a bike park on the Hardingstone 9.
The survey that is currently out is to help with a funding application, to show that there is a need for this type of facility and that people will use it.
There are no firm plans as yet as to what it will look like. Once funding has been secured plans will be drawn up and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 09:21 by Sally Willis
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
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
Northampton Borough Council is inviting residents to put forward their ideas for the Overview & Scrutiny Committee to investigate over the next 12 months.
The Committee, which is made up of members of all political groups at the Council, can look into any issue affecting residents of the Borough with the aim of improving the town as a place to work, live and visit. Up to three of the most popular... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:30 by Sally Willis
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.
Residents... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 13:48 by Sally Willis
Northamptonshire County Council is trying to gain a better understanding of how people currently use our country parks and what barriers may be preventing you from being more active in our parks.
Please help us by completing this short questionnaire. Your feedback will be used to help improve the facilities and activities available in our parks.
This survey closes on 31 January 2020.
Posted: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 09:38 by Sally Willis
Northamptonshire Police is today launching an online survey about the use of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology across the county.
Running for two weeks, the survey aims to give local communities the chance to voice their views and understanding of how ANPR works and how it is used to tackle crime.
ANPR is a technology whereby images of passing vehicle number plates are captured by... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:50 by Sally Willis
Northampton Borough Council is consulting on a proposal that would mean all property conversions to houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) anywhere in the borough would require planning permission.
Currently, permission is only required to convert dwellings into small HMOs for three to six unrelated people sharing basic amenities in Sunnyside, St David's, Obelisk, Northampton North and Central, parts... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:47 by Sally Willis
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: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:24 by Sally Willis