Environmental issues news
Environmental Enforcement Officers help to seize fake perfumes
Fake perfumes and aftershaves were confiscated from sellers in the town centre last week,
Local Plan Part II goes out to consultation next month
A document which sets out how Northampton will deliver more than 13,500 new dwellings by 2029 will go out for public consultation at the start of May.
Be proud of your town – become a Street Champion
Residents are being encouraged to show pride in the town by signing up to a new Street Champions Scheme, which is being launched by Northampton Borough Council and Veolia on Thursday 4 April.
New grants to help support community initiatives
Two new grant schemes in Northampton are set to give charity and community-led environmental initiatives a funding boost from this summer.
Use of recycling sacks to be trialled in Far Cotton
A number of properties in Far Cotton have been selected to take part in a 12-month trial using recycling sacks instead of boxes.
Have your say about the abandoned shopping trolleys
Businesses, residents and visitors to the town are being invited to share their opinions about abandoned shopping trolleys in Northampton.
Views sought on Northampton’s Air Quality Management Areas
Residents are being asked to give their views on to how best tackle air pollution in the town.
Dog owner found guilty of breaching court order and abatement notice
A Northampton woman will have to pay a total of £615 in fines and costs after being found guilty of breaching an abatement notice served for excessive dog barking at her property.
Food businesses reminded to provide allergen guidance
In the wake of recently reported fatal allergic reactions the Borough Council is reminding food and drink businesses of their legal requirement to provide allergen information about products they sell
Preparations under way for new environmental services contract
Plans are well under way for the launch of the new environmental services contract, which leading company Veolia takes over on Monday, 4 June.
Twenty years after Easter floods, EA issues reminder to sign up for flood warnings
The Environment Agency and its partners are calling on people to take steps to prepare for flooding and keep themselves and their families safe, twenty years after the Easter floods of 1998 cause.
Fine reminds people to put their litter in a bin
A driver has been fined £555 after being caught dropping a cigarette butt from a car window.
Problem alley in Northampton could soon be gated
The Marble Arch passageway in the Barrack Road area of Northampton could be gated if agreed by Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet next week
Single air quality management area to benefit the whole town centre
Recommendations for a single town centre air quality management area (AQMA) are set to be discussed by Cabinet on Wednesday, 13 September.
Resident fined for breaching community protection notice
A Northampton resident has been fined for failing to adhere to a community protection notice.
Safe summer food
The National Food Standards Agency (FSA) has released advice on summer food safety, as part of national Food Safety Week.