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The West Northants community is being asked for its opinion on the admission arrangements for schools run by academies and trusts which are planning changes.
Every year, institutions which act as their own school admission authorities must review the process by which parents and guardians apply for places at their schools. If changes are planned, they have to first be consulted on.
On Monday, 14 November... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 09:44 by Parish Office
Two shops sold an e-cigarette to a 16-year-old girl during a test purchasing operation carried out by West Northamptonshire Council's (WNC) Trading Standards team last month.
The girl, under the supervision of Trading Standards' officers, visited eight shops across Daventry and Northampton in October in order to attempt to buy e-cigarettes and cigarettes. The legal age to buy these in the UK is 18.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 09:40 by Parish Office
We are pulling out the stops in support of small businesses across West Northamptonshire as we approach this year's Small Business Saturday on December 3.
There are over twenty thousand small businesses operating across the area, offering a vast range of products and services to meet most needs.
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is asking organisations to share a video showcasing their business and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 16:43 by Parish Office
With the festive season fast approaching, our Council is advising residents of the arrangements for waste
and recycling collections over the Christmas and New Year period.
Waste and recycling collection crews will be working throughout the festive season to make sure services
are delivered on time and with no delays.
Here are some of the key messages for residents:
Waste and recycling collection days... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 16:01 by Parish Office
Our Council has launched a new e-newsletter with the aim of keeping residents informed of news and updates about our Council. People are urged to sign-up via our online subscription portal, so they can receive regular information straight to their inbox.
Issued fortnightly, the newsletter will sit alongside our other key communications channels to keep people informed about the services we provide,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 14:45 by Parish Office
Just two months after its official opening, Northampton Bike Park has reached new heights as it scoops prestigious gong at the Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards 2022 on Thursday, 10 November.
West Northants Council (WNC) and Northamptonshire Sport have worked together to deliver this ambitious project, winning the Land and Development Award, sponsored by Moore chartered accountants.
The award... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 10:30 by Parish Office
One of the new petrol-electric hybrid motorcycles being used by PCSO Miller today around Boughton and Buckton Fields. These new three-wheeled bikes will be used by neighbourhood policing teams helping them to increase accessibility and visibility within local communities.
Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 10:27 by Parish Office
At 10.15am on Sunday 13th November 2022, a number of local veterans, along with representatives from Moulton Parish Council, West Northamptonshire Council, Moulton Church, Scouts, Gides, the Boys Brigade and the general public gathered at the Memorial at the Public Gardens to lay wreaths to honour servicemen and women who died in past conflicts.
They then made their way in procession to Moulton Church... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 09:38 by Parish Office
The St George's cross will fly above West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) buildings this weekend after two England teams reached world cup finals.
Leading the charge for national glory are England's Women's Rugby Team who face title holders and hosts New Zealand in the early hours of Saturday morning. The Red Roses are aiming to win the tournament for the first time since 2014.
England Men's T20 Cricket... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 11:00 by Parish Office
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