Upton Parish Council

Serving the people of Upton

St Michael's Church

Clerk: Nina Villa
PO Box 1564, Northampton
NN7 9DD

Latest News

Independent Chair sought for key Borough Council Committee

Independent Chair sought for key Borough Council Committee

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

Tags: Independent Chair Vacancy

Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme - Suggestions for Review

Overview and Scrutiny Work Programme - Suggestions for Review

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

Tags: Overview and scrutiny work programme

Northamptonshire County Council 2018-19 Budget Consultation: Phase 2

Northamptonshire County Council 2018-19 Budget Consultation: Phase 2

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

Tags: Northamptonshire Consultation

Shoppers reminded of the choice of car parks available this Christmas

Shoppers reminded of the choice of car parks available this Christmas

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

Tags: Christmas Shopping Car Parking

Media & Communications Committee Meeting 13th November - CANCELLED

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

Tags: Media and Communications, November 2017

County Council Draft Proposals Budget 2018/2019

Northamptonshire County Council Draft Proposal Budgets for 2018/19 have been announced and are available to view as follows:

http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/councilservices/council-and-democracy/budgets-and-spending/Pages/draft-budget-2018-19.aspx

Within the website there are details on how to have your say.

Posted: Sun, 12 Nov 2017 21:50 by Michelle Orpin

Tags: County Council Draft Budgets

Advance Notice of Road Closures 12th-13th November

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

Tags: Road closures

Have your say - Local Council Tax Consultation

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

Tags: Local Council Tax Consultation 2017

Media & Communications Committee Meeting 11th September - CANCELLED

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

Tags: Meeting, Cancelled

Notice of Councillor Vacancies September 2017

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

Tags: Vacancy, 2017, September

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