Cllr Jonathan Nunn, Leader of West Northamptonshire Council, said: "We have been assessing our buildings for the potential presence of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) since 12 July, as concerns about the material increased.
"Since the Government's announcement last week about the heightened dangers of this material in buildings, we have accelerated that process.
"Whilst liaising with the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Sep 2023 09:09 by Parish Office
Here are some highlights in September's edition:
- Guidance from ERA on protecting your home as darker nights draw in
- Find out how our local watches spent their Community Grants this summer, and how you can apply for one
- How you can support our Better Place to Live campaign
We hope you enjoy this edition - please share it with others!
Posted: Mon, 04 Sep 2023 12:51 by Parish Office
People are being invited to have their say on proposals to develop the Library Service across West Northants by taking part in West Northamptonshire Council's (WNC) consultation.
From today (4 September), residents can share their views around the new 4-year draft strategy which proposes the continued development of public libraries as thriving community hubs supporting people of all ages and backgrounds... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 04 Sep 2023 12:49 by Parish Office
As the month of September approaches, residents in West Northants are invited to take part in the ninth annual "September is Preparedness Month" campaign, proudly brought to you by the #30days30waysUK initiative.
The campaign will run from 1 September to 30 September across the UK, offering a diverse range of daily activities designed to boost preparedness and resilience. Participants can engage in... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2023 13:28 by Parish Office
Printed copies will start to be delivered to Moulton households w/c 4th September by Royal Mail, but if you can't wait until then, please click on the link to view.
Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2023 13:00 by Parish Office
Fly-tipping and environmental crime has a significant negative impact on our streets and countryside. West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is committed to reducing fly-tipping through the fly-tipping charter, which is backed by a robust enforcement policy to discourage and prosecute offenders.
The Charter includes a detailed plan of action, demonstrating the steps that are being taken to tackle the issue,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2023 12:32 by Parish Office
A new grant scheme is making grants of up to £10,000 available to voluntary and community sector organisations for projects working to tackle youth violence and knife crime in local communities.
The new grants are available through a partnership between the Office of Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold, and West Northamptonshire Council.
The grants are open to registered... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2023 12:00 by Parish Office
The views of local residents and businesses are being sought following a proposal to temporarily close a Northampton Town Centre walkway which has become a hotspot for anti-social behaviour and crime.
Emporium Way is located off Northampton Market square and provides shortcuts to Sheep Street and the nearby Mayorhold and Newlands carparks.
However, in recent months the walkway has attracted illicit activities... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2023 11:45 by Parish Office
Train operators have proposed changes to the majority of rail station ticket offices across England, with passengers and stakeholders given until 1 September to share their views.
In the West Northamptonshire area, London Northwestern Railway is proposing to close the ticket offices at both Northampton and Long Buckby Stations, although under the suggested proposals, Northampton station is set to become... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2023 11:30 by Parish Office
West Northamptonshire will be taking part in the biggest-ever celebration of women's international rugby having been announced as a host for the Rugby World Cup 2025 – and the 2-year countdown kicks off today (22 August).
The 10th edition of the women's pinnacle global tournament is set to take place between 22 August and 27 September 2025, and will see matches taking place in front of a worldwide... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2023 11:15 by Parish Office