Northampton Borough Council is seeking an independent chair for one of its foremost Committees.
The Audit Committee oversees all processes for risk, control and governance. The purpose of the Audit Committee is to provide independent assurance and to support strong financial management and good governance.
Appointment of the independent chair will be on a fixed term basis until the Council's annual meeting... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:42 by Michelle Orpin
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 four of the most popular... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 07:16 by Michelle Orpin
Northamptonshire County Council 2018-19 Budget Consultation: Phase 2. The financial challenge and the need for change
The money the Council receives from the Government has been reducing for some time and will do so again in 2018/19. Since 2010, we have delivered savings totalling £376 million. By 2021, our total savings will have risen to £0.5 billion. On top of this, we are facing higher... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 21:27 by Michelle Orpin
Northampton Borough Council is reminding shoppers that there are a range of parking options across the town centre this Christmas.Throughout the festive period, car parks in Northampton Town Centre experience a significant increase in usage, such that some are often full throughout December.The most popular car parks are the council's multi-storeys at St John's and the Grosvenor Centre, largely due... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 03 Dec 2017 21:06 by Michelle Orpin
Unfortunately the Media & Communications Meeting scheduled for 13th November 2017 will have to be cancelled due to the meeting not being quorate. It will be re arranged at a later date.
Posted: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:06 by Michelle Orpin
Northamptonshire County Council Draft Proposal Budgets for 2018/19 have been announced and are available to view as follows:
Within the website there are details on how to have your say.
Posted: Sun, 12 Nov 2017 21:50 by Michelle Orpin
Northamptonshire Highways are requiring to carry out carriageway patching works on the above roads and the roundabout. To undertake the works safely will require two consecutive Sunday closures and one overnight closure which are intended to commence on the 12th November with the overnight closure on the 13th November. The closure will be in both directions from Sandy Lane, Harpole to Heyford Lane,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:48 by Michelle Orpin
Northampton Borough Council are proposing some changes to our Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTR scheme) to come into effect from 1 April 2018. They would like to hear your views as you are currently receiving Council Tax Reduction so will be affected by any changes. The CTR scheme is funded with a limited amount of money, which is made available from the Government. There is less funding available... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:39 by Michelle Orpin
Unfortunately the Media & Communications Meeting scheduled for 11th September 2017 will have to be cancelled due to the meeting not being quorate. It will be re arranged at a later date.
Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:59 by Michelle Orpin
Notice is hereby given that, due to the resignation of Councillor Ronald Lawrence and Councillor Wendy Lawrence, two vacancies have arisen in the Office of Councillor for the Parish Council.
For further information about the role of Councillor and the process of co-option, please contact the Parish Clerk. Please see below the supporting documents for these vacancies.
Mrs G H Wells
Tel: 07703 755469
Email:-... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Sep 2017 10:36 by Michelle Orpin