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
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
The views of local residents and businesses are currently being sought after a proposal for gating a Northampton Town Centre alleyway was put forward earlier this year.
Francis Jetty is located off Bridge Street, Northampton, and provides a short cut to Kingswell Street and nearby St Peters Way carpark.
However, for many years the jetty has attracted persistent illicit activities and anti-social behaviour... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:48 by Parish Office
Adult Social Care: Residents invited to have their say on a one-off proposed arrangement fee for those who self-fund their own care
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) wants to hear residents' views on the introduction of a proposed one-off fee for those who entirely self-fund their own adult social care, either in their own home or in a residential setting.
The proposed fee is to support WNC's admin costs when arranging care on behalf of someone who self-funds when the Council acts as a conduit between the self-funder and the care... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:13 by Parish Office
Pilkington Communications has been crowned West Northamptonshire's Business of the Year at the 2022 Northants Business Awards.
Founded in 2015, the Northampton-based PR and communications agency specialises in supporting not-for-profit organisations, those in the creative and cultural sector and businesses making a positive social impact.
The awards, which were organised by the Northants Chamber of Commerce,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 11 Nov 2022 10:07 by Parish Office
Rural communities and businesses in West Northamptonshire are set to benefit from a £1.3million allocation from the Government's Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF).
Plans for the funding, which will be distributed in April 2023, were discussed at West Northamptonshire Council's (WNC) Cabinet meeting last night (Tuesday, 8 November). The Rural Fund is part of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF)... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Nov 2022 10:03 by Parish Office