Tags: Northampton County Council

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 Emma Gibson

Tags: Health, Northampton County Council


There seems to be a lot of concern about the e-scooters which appear to have been abandoned in the village.

Last week the Northampton operating zone was expanded to include the Brackmills area and to enable people working on the business park to get to and from work, as well benefiting local residents in some of the surrounding areas. It is likely that, if there are e-scooters in the village, they have... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 10:14 by Emma Gibson

Tags: News, Northampton County Council

Road Closures in Hardingstone November 2020

Northamptonshire Highways are scheduled to carry out some resurfacing works on Back Lane, Bouverie Road, Martins Lane, Ilex Close, Massey Close, Ansell Way & The Green. These works will improve the structural stability of the road, increase skid resistance and improve safety for road users. Ironworks will be will be renewed, road markings will be reinstated and gullies cleansed to ensure best use... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 11:04 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Highways, Northampton County Council, Road Closures

Volunteers Needed to Listen to Children Read in Local Primary Schools

Our reading volunteers are going to be desperately needed due to Coronavirus. Thousands of children won't have had enough reading practice during lockdown. In a normal year, one in four children leave primary school unable to read well. Most children will have missed a term of school, so the reading gap is now wider. Children who struggle with reading are more likely to live in poverty and be unemployed... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 10:42 by Emma Gibson

Tags: News, Northampton County Council, Schools

New Health and Care Directory

People across Northamptonshire can now benefit from quick and easy access to the latest information about local health and care services – thanks to the launch of a brand new smartphone app. My Health and Care Directory, available now to download for free, lists more than 3,000 NHS, social care and community services across Northamptonshire, from late-night pharmacies, dental surgeries and urgent... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 14:19 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Health, News, Northampton County Council

Northampton Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan consultation

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 Emma Gibson

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton County Council

Update on Covid-19 in Northampton from Northampton County Council

Northampton borough has seen a marked increase covid-19 cases and from Friday 21st August will be added to the government's watch list as "an area of intervention". Analysis shows that this spike is heavily influenced by a workplace outbreak at the Greencore food processing factory where 287 workers have tested positive.

As a result the factory will close voluntarily, and most employees and their direct... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 12:00 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Covid-19, News, Northampton County Council

Temporary Closure of Footpath

Northamptonshire Highways have made a request to prohibit pedestrians from proceeding along the length of Footpath KN6 as per the map attached.

The restriction is required for construction works.

The order will come into effect on 6th April 202 and will be in force for 6 months. An application may be made for an extension if needed.

Posted: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 13:28 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Northampton County Council

Sunday Closure of Caswell Road, Brackmills

Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out carriageway repairs on a section of the above road in Northampton. To undertake this safely will mean that the road will be closed for up to three Sundays commencing on the 15th March 2020.

The closure and diversion can be viewed here https://one.network/?tm=116586596

Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 09:48 by Emma Gibson

Tags: Highways, Northampton County Council, Road Closures

Survey - Country Parks

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 Emma Gibson

Tags: Consultation, News, Northampton County Council, Parks