Licensing & business regulation news
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.
Town centre safety this Christmas
Northampton Borough Council is reminding festive party-goers of the importance of personal safety this Christmas. In particular, the council is keen to raise awareness of how to identify licensed taxis and private hire cars.
Taxi and private hire checks produce results
Mechanical checks on licensed vehicles in Northampton on Friday evening caught a number of cars operating unsafely.
Shoppers warned against falling for bogus fundraising
Northampton Borough Council is warning shoppers in the town centre to be aware of a possible scam.
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.
Only 6 of 24 pass safety spot-check on hackney carriages and private hire vehicles
Earlier this week, a multi-agency operation saw 24 vehicles randomly stopped and only 6 given the all-clear to continue immediately.
Seven Northampton taxis failed borough council safety checks
Northampton Borough Council’s latest round of spot safety checks on private hire vehicles (PHVs) and hackney carriages found seven vehicles did not meet the required standards.