West Northamptonshire Council is working in partnership with Kier Transportation to regenerate Abington Street and Fish Street in Northampton Town Centre.
As part of the project, Kier will carry out vital works to enhance and improve the appearance and paving of Abington Street and Fish Street through delivering new paving and seating, additional tree planting, enhanced landscaping, and the introduction... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 08:35 by Parish Office
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is seeking the views of local residents and businesses on renewing a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in Northampton.
The highway known as Marble Arch is an alleyway that connects Barrack Road and Ash Street and was originally gated using a PSPO in 2018 following persistent illegal activities and anti-social behaviour. A PSPO is only valid for three years, however... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 08:34 by Parish Office
Cabinet to consider plans to approve the introduction of requirements relating to dog control and smoking in public open spaces across the Northampton area
Additional measures to encourage responsible dog ownership and ban smoking in specific public open spaces in the Northampton area, will be reviewed by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC).
On Tuesday, (19th September) WNC will review the Public Spaces Protection Order that is currently in place in Daventry and South Northants areas, with a view to it also covering Northampton area. If approved, the order... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 08:32 by Parish Office
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has been working hard to keep its books balanced during the first part this financial year despite facing continued rising demand and costs for key services.
In April the Council set a balanced revenue budget of £383.5m for 2023/24, which prioritised its commitment to maintaining and protecting essential services whilst also setting out savings proposals of... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 08:31 by Parish Office
Plans to removal asbestos and demolish the former BHS, M&S and Job Centre buildings to be considered
West Northamptonshire Council's Cabinet will consider plans to carry necessary work to remove asbestos in 35-39 Abington Street and 20-28 Wood Street ahead of the demolition of the former BHS, M&S and Jobcentre to bring forward the regeneration scheme.
At the cabinet meeting on Tuesday, 19 September, councillors will review documents to bring forward the safe removal of all asbestos from the site... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 08:28 by Parish Office
Councillors will meet this month to discuss the progress West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is making against its priorities so far this year, along with plans to further enhance the way it monitors and reports its performance.
At their meeting on Tuesday, 19 September, Cabinet members will consider proposals to add a series of new performance indicators – measures that chart how the Council... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 08:28 by Parish Office
Residents in West Northamptonshire are invited to attend a range of free monthly drop-in sessions to access the help they need to identify sustainable, local opportunities and benefit from dedicated support to land their dream job.
The drop-in sessions will be led by West Northamptonshire Council's (WNC) Economic Growth and Inward Investment team alongside employment support partners including the Department... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2023 10:15 by Parish Office
Businesses in West Northamptonshire benefit from robust support showcased at Northamptonshire Business Exhibition
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) and South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership's (SEMLEP) Growth Hub teamed up on Thursday (7 September) to showcase the vast amount of free support available for start-up and established businesses across West Northamptonshire during a major exhibition in Northampton.
The Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce's Business Exhibition took place at Franklins Gardens... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Sep 2023 14:12 by Parish Office
Experts from the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) have uncovered some curious and exciting finds while surveying the regeneration of Northampton's historic Market Square.
West Northamptonshire Council is working closely with construction partnership Stepnell Ltd on the Government-funded project to breathe new life into the space, and into the wider town centre.
As part of the work, MOLA has been commissioned... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Sep 2023 10:19 by Parish Office
As part of its duty relating to serious violence, West Northamptonshire Council has established a survey to gauge the experiences of people who have suffered serious violence.
It is available at:
Posted: Fri, 08 Sep 2023 09:24 by Parish Office