The popular Frost Fair will be returning to Northampton's Market Square on Sunday 4 December and traders who would like a stand are being invited to get in touch.
Organised by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC), the event is aiming to celebrate the town's creative makers, artists and traders and promote their unique or seasonal offer, including food, drink, arts and crafts, Christmas gifts and stocking... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2022 09:16 by Parish Office
West Northamptonshire Council is getting ready for harsher weather conditions as Kier Highways, the council's highways provider, deploys its fleet of gritters to take on precautionary gritting routes.
The contractor activated winter working protocols in mid-October, with the season set to run through to April next year.
The gritters, which are powered by sustainably sourced Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 13:30 by Parish Office
Your Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Watch Association, now has a Twitter account, please follow us on @NorthantsNHW
This provides much more local information from the Crime Commissioner, Police HQ, local Police teams and many other sources. It is a simple way to keep informed of local issues and information.
Please remember that Neighbourhood Watch is not just about crime, it relates to all community... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 12:59 by Parish Office
A new reserve for great crested newts has been created on farmland in West Northamptonshire under a scheme which addresses the impact of development on wildlife.
The Great Crested Newt District Licensing Scheme addresses the impact of development on wildlife and minimises cost and construction delays for developers.
The licence is held by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC), with Naturespace assessing... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 14:32 by Parish Office
West Northamptonshire Council’s Reablement West service rated ‘Good’ overall following a recent CQC inspection
Between 12 and 16 September 2022, the Care Quality commission (CQC) carried out an inspection of the Reablement West service. The service was rated as 'Good' overall; receiving this rating across all five of their key areas; safe, effective, caring, responsive to people's needs and well-led.
The Reablement West service provides vital care and support to people upon discharge from hospital to enable... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 10:14 by Parish Office
Primary school students from across West Northants have taken part in this year's Young Citizen's Scheme organised by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) Community Safety and Engagement Team, Northamptonshire Police and Northamptonshire Children's Trust.
More than 300 Year Six pupils attended the annual event held at Northampton's Yardley Chase Cadet Training Centre on October 18, 19 and 20 where they... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 09:47 by Parish Office
West Northants Council joins University of Northampton to help students secure local, sustainable employment
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has teamed up with the University of Northampton (UON) to help students secure local and sustainable employment.
On Thursday, 13 October members of the WNC Economy Team joined over 50 businesses at the Changemaker Hubs Career Expo event to provide support to both undergraduate and post graduate students and offer advice on finding suitable roles within the local jobs... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Oct 2022 09:06 by Parish Office
The closing date to nominate men and boys who have made important contributions in West Northamptonshire is fast approaching.
Organised by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC), the Male Role Model Awards 2022 aims to raise awareness around men's well-being and celebrate those who inspire and have a positive impact on the lives of others in the community or the workplace.
We are looking for men who have... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 10:47 by Parish Office
New rules which encourage responsible dog ownership and ban smoking in specific public open spaces, have been approved by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC).
On Tuesday, (11 October) the WNC Cabinet approved a new Public Spaces Protection Order covering Daventry and South Northants. This Order comes into force on 1 November 2022 and lasts for a period of three years.
Cllr David Smith, WNC's Cabinet... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 09:33 by Parish Office
Nearly 40 percent of the firms who were successfully awarded a part of Northamptonshire's £36 million council procurement framework, are local employers.
The framework was put together by the West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) Assets and Environment and Procurement teams but also allows the 21 suppliers awarded under the framework to carry out work for North Northants Council and Northampton... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 21 Oct 2022 08:48 by Parish Office