Tags: Borough News
From today (3 February), residents can subscribe to the garden waste collection service. Garden waste collections in Northampton Borough will become a chargeable service from Monday, 6 April 2020, with the last free garden waste collections scheduled to take place during the weeks beginning 23 and 30 March.
Households wishing to continue with their fortnightly garden waste collection will now need to... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 15:58 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council and Veolia are encouraging residents to use up or recycle their leftover food to help reduce the amount of waste being sent to landfill.
As part of the ongoing campaign, residents are being urged to freeze items for use on another day or to cook up new recipes to use up the leftovers. Ideas for new recipes can be gained from www.lovefoodhatewaste.com , which regularly posts... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 15:40 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council is asking for nominations for possible inclusion in a Local Heritage List.
At present, there are more than 500 buildings in Northampton that are statutorily listed as being of national architectural or historic interest.
But there are many other buildings, structures or open spaces that make a significant contribution to the town's distinctive character and appearance which... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:53 by Parish Administrator
Holocaust Memorial Day will be marked by Northampton Borough Council on Monday 27 January, with two public events at the Guildhall.
A short ceremony will take place at noon in the Guildhall courtyard, followed by a larger community event in the Great Hall in the evening, at which community groups and dignitaries will deliver a series of readings and performances inspired by this year's Memorial Day... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:52 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council is inviting residents to put forward their ideas for the Overview & Scrutiny Committee to investigate over the next 12 months.
The Committee, which is made up of members of all political groups at the Council, can look into any issue affecting residents of the Borough with the aim of improving the town as a place to work, live and visit. Up to three of the most popular... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:51 by Parish Administrator
Northamptonshire County Council is trying to gain a better understanding of how people currently use our country parks and what barriers may be preventing you from being more active in our parks.
Please help us by completing this short questionnaire. Your feedback will be used to help improve the facilities and activities available in our parks.
This survey closes on 31 January 2020.
Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 14:11 by Parish Administrator
More than 770 volunteers across Northamptonshire have been helping to improve road safety after taking part in the 2019 Community Speed Watch programme.
The volunteers from 62 Community Speed Watch groups gave up their spare time to work alongside the Northamptonshire Safer Roads Alliance to reduce speeding across the county.
Community Speed Watch is an initiative which sees fully trained residents use... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:28 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council is seeking volunteers to help run Northampton's severe weather shelter for rough sleepers.
The temporary shelter, also referred to as SWEP (Severe Weather Emergency Protocol) operates from the Hope Centre in Oasis House, for men and women who are sleeping rough in Northampton when the local overnight temperature falls to 0ºC or below and the Met Office forecasts that... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:03 by Parish Administrator
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in accordance with the Housing Act 2004 ("the Act") Section 59 that Northampton Borough Council acting as a local housing authority in exercise of its powers under Section 56 of the Act, has designated the area detailed below as subject to additional licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation ("HMOs").
Posted: Sat, 02 Nov 2019 11:37 by Parish Administrator
A series of community events have been taking place this week in support of National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
Northampton Community Safety Partnership has been leading the events with the aim of improving public awareness of what a hate crime is and how it can be reported.
The activities began on Monday 14 October at Weston Favell Shopping Centre between 10am and 4pm, with Northampton Borough Council,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 10:00 by Parish Administrator