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Northampton Museum and Art Gallery awarded £450k from Arts Council England as part of new National Portfolio fund

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery awarded £450k from Arts Council England as part of new National Portfolio fund

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced today (4 November) that Northampton Museum and Art Gallery has been awarded National Portfolio Organisation status by the Arts Council England as part of their 2023-26 investment programme.

The museum was awarded a grant of £450,000 spread over the three-year period and will be used to fund the Museum's 'Histories of Northamptonshire' project.

The project... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 16:32 by Parish Office

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Council to recommend changes to electoral areas in West Northamptonshire

Council to recommend changes to electoral areas in West Northamptonshire

West Northamptonshire Council will be putting forward a suggested pattern of ward boundaries for the council area following its meeting last night (Thursday, 3 November).

The Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) is currently carrying out a ward boundary review ahead of the authority's next elections in 2025.

The last electoral review in Northamptonshire took place in 2011 and WNC's... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 15:57 by Parish Office

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Cabinet to discuss improved Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) provision in West Northants

Cabinet to discuss improved Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) provision in West Northants

Parents, families and school workers will be among those encouraged to help shape a new strategy for improving outcomes for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in West Northamptonshire.

At their meeting next week (Tuesday, 8 November), West Northamptonshire Council's Cabinet will discuss plans to co-produce a new three-year joint strategy to address the current shortfall... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 13:40 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, WNC

November newsletter from your Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

November newsletter from your Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

Please find attached the November 2022 edition of Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner's newsletter.

In this issue the Commissioner provides an update on keeping people safe in Northamptonshire's night-time economy.

He explains how a new demo rig at a Fire Service training venue is helping to keep firefighters at the top of their game and shares information on how Northamptonshire roads... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 12:53 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, Police

West Northamptonshire Council partners with Northampton Town Football Club Community Trust and community volunteers to tackle litter

A group of people collecting litter

Litter pickers in Northampton collected more than 20 bags of rubbish from around Northampton Town Football Club and a further 10 bags near Duston Mill on Saturday, 29 October.

Community volunteers from the Wombles, representatives Northampton Town Football Club Community Trust (NTFCCT), colleagues from Sixfields McDonalds store, and waste and sustainability services from West Northamptonshire Council... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 11:51 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, WNC

Call for the community to do its part on firework safety

Call for the community to do its part on firework safety

Those tempted to hold firework displays at home are being told their safety begins at the point at which they purchase them.

West Northamptonshire Council's (WNC) Trading Standards team is reminding people to buy only from licensed sellers, and to avoid the temptation to pick up cheap fireworks from the back of a van, a market stall, or on social media.

Cllr David Smith, WNC's Cabinet Member for community... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 10:48 by Parish Office

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Protect yourself from robbery

Protect yourself from robbery

Northamptonshire is committed to making this county as safe a place to live as possible.

In an ideal world, we would not have to issue crime prevention advice, however unfortunately, there are people out there who would look to steal personal belongings in a robbery.

Please read the information below as it will give you guidance on how to stay safe and give you the best chance of not becoming a victim... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 10:31 by Parish Office

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Police investigation - Air Rifle in Boughton Lane Area

Police investigation - Air Rifle in Boughton Lane Area

Your local Neighbourhood Policing team are investigating reports of air rifle pellets being fired towards properties in the Boughton Lane area of Northampton.

If you can offer any further information, then please get in touch quoting occurrence reference 22000625947

In an emergency, call 999

For non emergencies call 101

www.northants.police.uk

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 10:12 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, Police

Win £50! Enter the Neighbourhood Watch Cybercrime Survey

Win £50! Enter the Neighbourhood Watch Cybercrime Survey

Win £50! Enter the Neighbourhood Watch Cybercrime Survey

Together with our Cyberhood Watch partner, Avast, we have launched our annual Cybercrime Survey to understand the impact of cybercrime on communities across England and Wales today. The survey findings will help inform our work on addressing cybercrime.

The survey takes around 5 minutes to complete. All answers are anonymous, and it will... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 16:08 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, Neighbourhood Watch, News Items, WNC

West Northamptonshire Council to consider funding Abington Park facilities

West Northamptonshire Council to consider funding Abington Park facilities

On Tuesday, 8 November, West Northamptonshire Council's (WNC) Cabinet will decide whether to fund £1.2 million of improvements to facilities on the east side of Abington Park.

Abington Park is at the heart of Northampton Town and provides a vastly used green space for residents and visitors.

Welfare facilities are essential for visitors of the area, however, in recent years, the facilities at the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 11:51 by Parish Office

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