Business & trading news
Retail and leisure study published to inform Local Plan
Northampton Borough Council has just published its retail and leisure study which will form an important part of its Local Plan part II.
More European funding gets Vulcan Works off the ground
Work will start by next summer on Northampton Borough Council’s Vulcan Works project after it won a further £3.06 million from the European Regional Development Fund.
We’re on the hunt for the best-managed licensed premises in Northampton.
Entries are now being invited for the Best Bar None Awards 2018.
St James Mill Road link takes a step forward
Work toward delivery of a new St James Mill Road link in Northampton could take a step closer next week.
More small business support on the cards
Small businesses can benefit from a morning of advice and networking this week thanks to an event taking place at the Park Inn by Radisson.
Vulcan Works plan sees further changes
Cabinet at Northampton Borough Council is set to discuss the future of the Vulcan Works project during its meeting on Wednesday, 6 December.
Cabinet to consider future of Greyfriars
Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet could go back to the drawing board on plans for the town centre Greyfriars site following detailed discussions about its future.
St Peter’s Way car park handed back to owner
Northampton Borough Council has handed back responsibility for the St Peter’s Way car park to its owner, PAT Pensions Limited.
Rate relief scheme to help local businesses
A local discretionary rate relief scheme has been launched to help businesses following the recent revaluation.
Northampton identified as top UK town for business creation
A new report from chartered accountants UHY Hacker Young has identified Northampton as the UK’s number one town for business creation.
Borough Council and Northamptonshire Police working together to improve community safety in the town centre
Northampton Borough Council and Northamptonshire Police Safer Roads Team have been working together to carry out successful enforcement activities to improve community safety in the town centre.
Council offering free market space for communities and charities
Northampton Borough Council is helping to raise awareness of local projects by dedicating one stall a day on their busy market for communities and charities to use.
Council hopes to help with future of former BHS stores
Northampton Borough Council has contacted the owner of the former BHS stores in the town, hoping to help get them reoccupied as soon as possible.
Business Incentive Scheme helps renovation of eight Gold Street properties
8 properties in Gold Street have now signed up to the improvements programme introduced by Northampton Borough Council’s Business Incentive Scheme.
Incentive scheme helps create 500 jobs
Northampton Borough Council’s Business Incentive Scheme has now helped more than a hundred Northampton businesses, helping create almost 500 jobs and filling empty units in the town.
Northampton firms encouraged to shine their light of success
Deadline for SME Northamptonshire Businesses Awards 2016 approaching.
Northampton remains a catalyst for business
Northampton has proven its worth to the UK economy again, according to the latest report from Centre for Cities.