Council structure news
Collaboration is key to creating North’s new unitary council
Closer partnership working is the key to ensuring the new North Northamptonshire Council has better, joined-up services for residents, councillors heard last night.
Milestone meeting marks next chapter for new council
Councillors in West Northamptonshire have the chance to work together on a ‘fresh start and bright future’ for residents as part of the new shadow authority which met last night.
Shadow authorities set to meet for first time in early June
Two new Northants shadow authorities will hold their first meetings early next month as preparations progress to create the North and West Northamptonshire unitary councils on 1 April next year.
A New Mayor for Northampton 2020
Northampton Borough Council held its annual Full Council and Mayormaking meeting today via video conference.
Parliament gives go-ahead for Northamptonshire’s new unitary councils
Parliament has today passed legislation to replace Northamptonshire’s eight existing councils with two new unitary authorities on 1 April next year.
Formal consultation on proposed Town Council for Northampton
Northampton Borough Council is consulting with the public over proposals for a Town Council to cover some parts or all of the existing borough.
Unitary programme re-designed to include transformation of services
Following the announcement that two brand new unitary councils will be established in Northamptonshire on 1 April 2021, the eight councils involved have agreed a way forward to deliver a programme that will see better-quality service delivery across the county.
First West Northamptonshire Joint Committee takes place
The first meeting of the West Northamptonshire Joint Committee was held at Northampton’s Guildhall last night (Tuesday 26 March).
West Northamptonshire Joint Committee to hold first meeting
A new Joint Committee for West Northamptonshire is set to meet for the first time at Northampton Guildhall from 6pm on Tuesday 26 March.
Engagement over possible Northampton Town Council
Northampton Borough Council is set to carry out a two-stage consultation over the possibility of creating new Town/Parish/Community Councils throughout the unparished area of the existing borough.