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Residents invited to have their say on new powers to enforce moving traffic offences in West Northamptonshire

Residents invited to have their say on new powers to enforce moving traffic offences in West Northamptonshire

People across West Northamptonshire are being urged to provide their views on new regulations which will enable West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) to use enforcement powers on drivers who commit moving traffic offences.

New regulations came into effect in May 2022 through the Traffic Management Act (2004) and the Department for Transport (DfT) have changed legislation to enable local authorities to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:52 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, WNC

Views sought on gating Northampton Town Centre alleyway

Picture of an alleyway

The views of local residents and businesses are currently being sought after a proposal for gating a Northampton Town Centre alleyway was put forward earlier this year.

Francis Jetty is located off Bridge Street, Northampton, and provides a short cut to Kingswell Street and nearby St Peters Way carpark.

However, for many years the jetty has attracted persistent illicit activities and anti-social behaviour... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:48 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, Police, WNC

Adult Social Care: Residents invited to have their say on a one-off proposed arrangement fee for those who self-fund their own care

Adult Social Care: Residents invited to have their say on a one-off proposed arrangement fee for those who self-fund their own care

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) wants to hear residents' views on the introduction of a proposed one-off fee for those who entirely self-fund their own adult social care, either in their own home or in a residential setting.

The proposed fee is to support WNC's admin costs when arranging care on behalf of someone who self-funds when the Council acts as a conduit between the self-funder and the care... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:13 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, WNC

Pilkington Communications crowned West Northamptonshire’s Business of the Year

Pilkington Communications crowned West Northamptonshire’s Business of the Year

Pilkington Communications has been crowned West Northamptonshire's Business of the Year at the 2022 Northants Business Awards.

Founded in 2015, the Northampton-based PR and communications agency specialises in supporting not-for-profit organisations, those in the creative and cultural sector and businesses making a positive social impact.

The awards, which were organised by the Northants Chamber of Commerce,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:07 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, WNC

Rural community in West Northants to benefit from £1.3million funding

Rural community in West Northants to benefit from £1.3million funding

Rural communities and businesses in West Northamptonshire are set to benefit from a £1.3million allocation from the Government's Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF).

Plans for the funding, which will be distributed in April 2023, were discussed at West Northamptonshire Council's (WNC) Cabinet meeting last night (Tuesday, 8 November). The Rural Fund is part of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF)... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 10:03 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, WNC

FREE ‘Stand up against street harassment’ bystander webinar

FREE ‘Stand up against street harassment’ bystander webinar

FREE 'Stand up against street harassment' bystander webinar

Last month we ran a campaign encouraging bystanders, when it is safe to do so, to ask 'are you okay?' to the victim when they witness street harassment in public spaces.The campaign received a lot of support, and many people have been in touch, wanting to know more about when it is safe to intervene and how to safely intervene when they witness... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 09:58 by Parish Office

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch, News Items

Para-Olympian helps celebrate achievements of disabled people

Young Girl Ellie Robinson MBE Holding a Medal

Para-Olympian Ellie Robinson MBE will help celebrate achievements of disabled people in West Northamptonshire during the International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD) in December.

Back for the third year, this year's event is themed around 'not all disabilities are visible.'

Alongside her coach Andy Sharp of Northampton Swimming Club, Ms Robinson will feature in a mix of live and recorded presentations... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 16:30 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, WNC

OUR NEWS - Neighbourhood Watch national newsletter for England and Wales

OUR NEWS - Neighbourhood Watch national newsletter for England and Wales

OUR NEWS - Neighbourhood Watch national newsletter for England and Wales

We are delighted to bring you OUR NEWS for November.

With the cost of living crisis, many people are under financial strain. Our newsletter highlights were to go additional support and how to support others.

We also look at: how to reduce your chances of being burgled this winter; how to support older people; combating the never-ending... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 15:54 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Watch, News Items

Burglary -Terry's Tip of the week

Burglary -Terry's Tip of the week

One way of assisiting police recover stolen items and return them to you is to produce photographs of your valuable possessions.

Take photographs of your items, write down any serial numbers and get them registered with immobilise. You can upload photograps on this site.

Also, take advantage of any deals on the lead up to xmas. Grab yourself a bargain and get front door bell CCTV alarm and/or CCTV for... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 14:00 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, Police

Consultation on further main modifications to Northampton Local Plan opens today

Consultation on further main modifications to Northampton Local Plan opens today

A six-week public consultation on further main modifications to the Northampton Local Plan Part 2 starts today, Monday, 7 November 2022.

In July 2022, West Northants Council (WNC) consulted the public on Proposed Modifications to the Plan as Planning Inspectors considered that these modifications were necessary to make the plan sound.

Having reviewed the comments received on the proposed modifications,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 13:41 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, WNC

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