Tags: Consultation

Views sought on Borough-wide control of multiple occupancy housing

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

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton Borough Council, Planning

Formal consultation on proposed Town Council for Northampton

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

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton Borough Council

Help the County Council understand your priorities

As you may be aware, local government in Northamptonshire is going through a period of transformation as it moves towards the creation of two new unitary authorities to replace the current eight councils. In order for this to be a success it is essential that those services currently provided by Northamptonshire County Council are placed on a firmer financial footing to make sure the two new unitary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:36 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton County Council, Unitary

Views being sought on the town’s environmental services

This September, Northampton residents are being encouraged to share their views on the town's environmental services by completing an online survey.

Veolia took over the delivery of the environmental services contract, which includes waste and recycling collections, street cleansing and grounds maintenance, on 4 June 2018.

Over the past year, Northampton Borough Council has worked with Veolia to introduce... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 12:35 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton Borough Council, Waste

Help the County Council understand your priorities

As you may be aware, local government in Northamptonshire is going through a period of transformation as it moves towards the creation of two new unitary authorities to replace the current eight councils. In order for this to be a success it is essential that those services currently provided by Northamptonshire County Council are placed on a firmer financial footing to make sure the two new unitary... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 12:32 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton County Council, Unitary

Northamptonshire Health, Care and Wellbeing Plan - have your say

In January 2019 the NHS launched its Long Term Plan, which sets out its ambition to make sure everyone has the best start in life, receives world-class care for major health problems and gets the support they need to age well.

Locally, our county's health and care organisations are working together through Northamptonshire Health and Care Partnership (NHCP) to shape our local response to this, called... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 10:24 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton County Council

Northampton Town Centre Parking Proposals 2019

Northampton Town Centre Parking Proposals 2019

The County Council has carried out a review of the usage of Pay and Display parking bays within key areas of Northampton town centre and the charges associated with them.

The purpose of this review is to maximise the benefits of on-street parking in the town centre by introducing a higher rate tariff for parking at the busiest and most popular locations (similar to Milton Keynes). In addition, the authority... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:47 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton County Council

Community Audit Survey

We are about to embark on a large project to improve the facilities of our church for wider community use. We are conducting a survey of residents, groups, businesses and visitors, to help us learn more about our community needs and how we as a church can better provide for our community. The information will be used by our church for the next phase of our Project Planning.

Please look out for the ... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:36 by Sally Willis

Tags: Consultation

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