A number of celebrations will be taking place to mark Armed Forces Day in Northampton this June.
The celebrations kick off with a flag raising ceremony on Monday, 25 June. Cllr Tony Ansell, the Mayor of Northampton, will be joined by Cllr Jonathan Nunn, Leader of Northampton Borough Council, as he shares a few words before raising the Armed Forces Day flag in front of the Guildhall at 10am.
A full day.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:52 by Parish Administrator
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has identified an increasing number of reports submitted to Action Fraud from the public concerning courier fraud.
Fraudsters are contacting victims by telephone and purporting to be a police officer or bank official. To substantiate this claim, the caller might be able to confirm some easily obtainable basic details about the victim such as their full name and address. They may also offer a telephone.. Read More »
Posted: Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:13 by Parish Administrator
From the councils of Corby, Daventry, East Northamptonshire, Kettering, Northampton, Northamptonshire County, South Northamptonshire and Wellingborough
We know that you all have many questions about local government reform in Northamptonshire. Naturally, you want to know how the process will work and how it will affect you and the work that you do. We don't have all the answers at this point but through this bulletin, which we aim to issue.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:23 by Parish Administrator
Monday 18th June to Thursday 21st June
Volunteers from the Inland Waterways Association Northampton Branch in conjunction with the navigation authority, Canal and River Trust, will be carrying out improvements to the canal towpath where it goes over the Wootton Brook Culvert.
The work is also being supported by Network Rail who are bring a group on the Thursday and the IWA's largest sponsor Cummins Power Systems, Daventry.. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:40 by Parish Administrator
The current temporary traffic lights on Banbury lane covering the bridge over the canal and the River Nene are scheduled to last until the end of July 2018
Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 14:06 by Parish Administrator
As people may be aware from the 4th June Veolia started it's environmental services contract with Northampton Borough Council.
Waste and recycling collection
From 4 June, Veolia will be working with Northampton Borough Council to make recycling easier: residents will no longer need to separate cans, plastic, paper, cardboard and glass into the individual bins. They can all go in together.
New.. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:56 by Parish Administrator
At the June meeting of the Parish Council on the 6th June we will have a representative from the Community Relations Team, Costain to discuss the work on the M1 to convert it to a Smart Motorway which starts May 2018 to March 2022
Please come along and ask questions or if you can't make it send us your questions
Posted: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 13:55 by Parish Administrator
There has been a sharp rise in fraudsters sending out fake text messages (smishing) and phishing emails claiming to be from TSB. The increase in the number of reports corresponds with the timing of TSB's computer system update, which resulted in 1.9 million users being locked out of their accounts. Opportunistic fraudsters are using TSB's system issue to target people with this type of fraud.
Since.. Read More »
Posted: Sat, 26 May 2018 11:38 by Parish Administrator
Northampton residents are being encouraged to come and find out more about the new environmental services contract during two awareness events on Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 May.
People will be able to meet members of the Veolia and idverde teams on the Market Square ahead of Northampton's new environmental services and park maintenance contract beginning on 4 June.
Between 10.30am and 4.30pm on both.. Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 May 2018 10:50 by Parish Administrator
People will be aware that the grass verges and the grass in the playgrounds have got very long and overgrown. The Parish Council is aware of this, but the grass cutting is carried out by the Borough Council who state that:
"Mowing takes place once the grass starts growing usually during the spring and summer. The areas throughout the town are worked on a rotational basis. There is no set quantity of cuts to the grass; however, we aim.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 May 2018 10:39 by Parish Administrator