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West Northamptonshire gets winter ready as gritters hit the road

Pictures of three men and a gritter lorry

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

Tags: News Items, WNC

Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Watch Association, now on Twitter

Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Watch Association, now on Twitter

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

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch, News Items

New five-star home for protected species in West Northants

New five-star home for protected species in West Northants

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

Tags: News Items, WNC

West Northamptonshire Council’s Reablement West service rated ‘Good’ overall following a recent CQC inspection

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

Tags: Community, News Items, WNC

West Northants students take part in annual Young Citizen’s Scheme

West Northants students take part in annual Young Citizen’s Scheme

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

Tags: News Items, Services and Provision for Children, WNC

West Northants Council joins University of Northampton to help students secure local, sustainable employment

University of Northampton hall filled with students

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

Tags: News Items, WNC

Reminder: Nominate your male role model for an award

Reminder: Nominate your male role model for an award

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

Tags: Community, News Items, WNC

Council gives thumbs up for new rules on open spaces across Daventry and South Northants areas

Council gives thumbs up for new rules on open spaces across Daventry and South Northants areas

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

Tags: News Items, WNC

Local businesses to profit from council design consultancy framework

Local businesses to profit from council design consultancy framework

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

Tags: News Items, WNC

Road Closure Boughton Lane Boughton/Moulton/Northampton 7-8th Nov 2022

Road Closure Boughton Lane Boughton/Moulton/Northampton 7-8th Nov 2022

Boughton Lane will be closed 7-8th November to allow Kier to undertake pothole repairs, please find below the plan.

Should you need any further details please contact James Allen on 01604 529700

Posted: Wed, 19 Oct 2022 16:38 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, Roadworks, WNC