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Northampton takeaway fined £22,000 for hygiene breaches

Northampton takeaway fined £22,000 for hygiene breaches

A Northampton takeaway has been fined £22,000 for deplorable hygiene breaches following the prosecution by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC).

At Wellingborough Magistrates Court yesterday, Tuesday, 27 September, the food business operator of Honey Moon Chinese takeaway, Harborough Road in Kingsthorpe, pleaded guilty to four charges of breaching food safety and hygiene regulations.

The prosecution... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 15:22 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, WNC

New contract launches for Highways services in West Northamptonshire

New contract launches for Highways services in West Northamptonshire

West Northants Council (WNC) is working together with Kier to deliver a new highways service with increased investment for residents across West Northants.

Work has been underway since our announcement in June to prepare for the start of the new service which will focus on increased activity in our communities across West Northamptonshire, including maintaining local roads, footpaths, signage and drainage,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 09:41 by Parish Office

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West Northamptonshire Council determines proposals for innovative Northampton Town Centre project

West Northamptonshire Council determines proposals for innovative Northampton Town Centre project

Councillors at West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) reviewed proposals for the next phase of works at the innovative 24 Guildhall Road redevelopment project at the cabinet meeting on Friday, 23 September.

Forming part of Northampton's Cultural Quarter, 24 Guildhall Road is set to combine innovation, contemporary arts and enterprise under one roof.

The ambitious project, led by a partnership between WNC... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:28 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, WNC

Revised plans to improve walking and cycling routes in Northampton's Abington area are set to move forward this autumn

Revised plans to improve walking and cycling routes in Northampton's Abington area are set to move forward this autumn

West Northamptonshire Council is currently shaping revised 'active travel plan' designs for the areas of Rushmere Road and Billing Road and is expected to seek people's views on the proposals later this year.

The plans focus on providing improved travel options, including cycling routes and pedestrian access.

It follows a rethink by the Council on the previous Billing Road Corridor scheme put forward... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 15:26 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, WNC

Council supports ‘cost of living’ alignment of Hackney carriage fares

Council supports ‘cost of living’ alignment of Hackney carriage fares

Under new proposals, Hackney carriage fares could be aligned ahead of schedule across West Northamptonshire after the council answered drivers' calls for an increase.

West Northants Council (WNC) had been considering an alignment of fares for the former Daventry, Northampton and South Northants areas as part of a review of taxi policies.

At their meeting on Tuesday, 13 September, Cabinet members supported... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 11:50 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, WNC

It’s time to apply for your child’s school place for September 2023

It’s time to apply for your child’s school place for September 2023

Parents and carers can now apply for a reception place in a primary or infant school, a year 3 place in a junior school, or a Year 7 place in a secondary school for the September 2023 intake.

Parents and carers will be able to apply up until 12 midnight on the closing dates for both Primary and Secondary applications, making the process easier and fairer for families.

Parents and carers can apply for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 14:56 by Parish Office

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Businesses, communities and individuals to benefit from new funding stream

Businesses, communities and individuals to benefit from new funding stream

A £5.4million allocation from the Government's UK Shared Prosperity Fund to West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) will help significantly boost the area's economy.

WNC has submitted its investment plan for the allocated funds, and these include aspirations to reduce the cost of living, provide funding to support businesses, address local skill needs and boost employment.

The investment plan was developed... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 13:00 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, WNC

Council will present update on current in-year financial position this week

Council will present update on current in-year financial position this week

A report will be presented at the Cabinet Meeting of West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) on Friday, 23 September 2022 which will detail the Council's current in-year finances.

Earlier this month, WNC set out that it is taking precautionary steps to manage financial pressures, in-line with many local authorities across the country as we face impacts from the continuing cost of living crisis, rising inflation... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 12:02 by Parish Office

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The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

West Northamptonshire Council is aware that most people will wish to make arrangements to be with friends and family to watch the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday 19 September.

The council is also aware of two cinemas in the area offering tickets for people to come together and watch the event for free:

Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 14:30 by Parish Office

Tags: Community, News Items, WNC

Services of Remembrance for Queen Elizabeth II

Services of Remembrance for Queen Elizabeth II

Services in memory of Queen Elizabeth II are set to take place in Northampton and Kettering on Sunday, 18 September.

Those wishing to attend the Service of Remembrance at All Saints Church in Northampton are advised that they can arrive at any time after 10am and must be seated by 10.40am at the latest.

A ceremonial procession will progress from the Judge's Lodgings in George Row, arriving at the church... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 14:22 by Parish Office

Tags: News Items, WNC