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
NOTICE OF VACANCY
in the Office of Parish Councillor
for the Parish of Hardingstone
- 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 David Laughton.
- If within 14* days (9th November) of publication of this notice, an election is requested... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 13:11 by Sally Willis
From 3 February residents can subscribe to the garden waste collection service. Garden waste collections in Northampton Borough will become a chargeable service from Monday, 6 April 2020, with the last free garden waste collections scheduled to take place during the weeks beginning 23 and 30 March.
Households wishing to continue with their fortnightly garden waste collection will now need to subscribe... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 10:16 by Sally Willis
There has been news in the Northampton Chronicle that suggests that the transfer of Cherry Orchard from Northampton Borough Council to Hardingstone Parish Council is guaranteed and will happen soon.
The Parish Council have agreed to reopen negotiations after several conditions had been removed, but the new offer still needs to be received and reviewed before any paperwork is signed and transfers made.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:55 by Sally Willis
Northampton residents are being urged to take care who they employ to dispose of their waste, after a successful prosecution in December.
On 10 July Northampton Borough Council's Neighbourhood Wardens discovered a pile of sacks in Foskitt Court, Bellinge, which, following investigation, contained evidence of whose it was.
When challenged, the householder – Christina Dovkants of Hanemill Court,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:02 by Sally Willis
Northampton Borough Council and Veolia are encouraging residents to use up or recycle their leftover food to help reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill.
As part of the ongoing campaign, residents are being urged to freeze items for use on another day or to cook up new recipes to use up the leftovers. Ideas for new recipes can be gained from www.lovefoodhatewaste.com , which regularly posts... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 10:56 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
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
Repair and conservation work on Northampton's Eleanor Cross is now complete and it is being removed from Historic England's Heritage at Risk Register.
Conservation experts from Skillington Workshop have been busy since April ensuring the monument continues to be preserved for future generations.
Work included mortar repairs, repointing, addition of stainless steel pins to the north and west canopies... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:46 by Sally Willis