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Over 25,000 vulnerable households in West Northants have already received support from the second phase of the Government's Household Support Fund (HSF) to help with the ongoing cost of living crisis.
Between July and September 2022 West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) issued 11,296 school meal vouchers, totalling £1.4million, to parents covering the six-week summer break.
Over 10,000 of these vouchers... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 11:23 by Parish Office
The owner of a property in Wheatfield Road, Northampton has paid a £2,750 civil penalty after failing to licence their home in multiple occupation (HMO).
In December 2021 officers from West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) Private Sector Housing Team visited the property following complaints from the public.
The inspection identified that the three-bedroom property was being occupied by four people... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 10:24 by Parish Office
Councillors have approved a fresh strategy for improving housing for residents across West Northamptonshire whilst tackling issues including homelessness and the cost-of-living crisis.
At a meeting on Friday, 23 September members of the Council's Cabinet agreed to progress proposals for the new strategy which sets out plans for the next three years and supports the Council's vision to make West Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 09:21 by Parish Office
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) and partners are coming together this October to raise awareness of hate crime via a programme of activities marking the National Hate Crime Awareness Week (NHCAW).
Taking place from 8 to 15 October, the campaign aims to bring people together to stand in solidarity with those affected by hate crime while educating residents about the different types of hate crime,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 14:17 by Parish Office
Help us to keep your home secure by following these tips:-
Keep external doors locked, especially the front door if you are in the garden on these nice Autum days.
If you live in a multi occupied property, make sure the communal entry doors are secure. Lock your room and report security issues to your landlord.
Keep valuables and car keys out of sight and reach of letterboxes, pet flaps and downstairs... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 13:11 by Parish Office
A pilot scheme which helps landowners clear and prevent fly-tipping has been extended for another 12 months in West Northamptonshire.
When fly-tipping takes place on public land, the taxpayer pays for the removal and disposal of the waste. However, if a fly-tip occurs on private land, the landowner pays for the clean up and removal.
Last year the scheme was launched by Stephen Mold, the Police, Fire,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 13:09 by Parish Office
Creative entrepreneurs are being invited to express their interest in flexible and diverse business spaces at Northampton's £14million flagship site.
Originally a Grade II listed ironworks factory, Vulcan Works off Guildhall Road, were built in 1875 for engineering company Mobbs & Co and was later turned into a leather warehouse.
The multi-million-pound renovation has turned it into a hub for... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 Oct 2022 11:23 by Parish Office
Moulton Parish Council has been named Council of the Year 2022 for its work promoting health and wellbeing and for its service to the community.
The award was presented at the Annual Conference of the Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils (Northants CALC) held on Saturday 1 October 2022 at the Kettering Conference Centre.
For further details, please click on the full press release.
Posted: Wed, 05 Oct 2022 10:20 by Parish Office
West Northamptonshire Council exchanges contracts on former British Homes Store in Northampton Town Centre
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is pleased to announce that today it has exchanged contracts on the former BHS and Clinton units in Northampton Town Centre, marking the next jigsaw piece in the town's regeneration.
Work will now begin on the transformation of the former M&S unit at 41 to 45 Abington Street and the adjacent property, the former BHS and Clinton buildings at 35 to 39 Abington Street.... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 17:00 by Parish Office
Part of Church Street, High Street and Stocks Hill will be closed on 11th December to allow a Carol service to take place. Please find below the plan and diversion route.
Posted: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 14:16 by Parish Office