News published October 2020
Funding boost for environmental projects
This year, five Northampton charity and community-led environmental initiatives received a funding boost from the EnviroGrant scheme funded by council’s recycling and waste partner, Veolia.
Final push for Male Role Model nominations
If you know a man or boy who has made an important contribution to society, there is still time to nominate them for the Male Role Model of the Year Award 2020 on 19 November.
Penalty action taken against hospitality business owners
Northampton Borough Council has taken action against the respective owners of two businesses that failed to comply with the Government’s Covid-19 guidance.
Help available for those struggling to pay rent
Northampton Borough Council is urging residents who are struggling to make ends meet to find out if they qualify for extra help.
Don’t put a curse on the environment this Halloween
Northampton Borough Council and their environmental services contractor, Veolia are encouraging residents to not let the ghost of waste haunt their Halloween.
Landlord fined £12,400 for failing to address major hazards
Northampton Borough Council is seeking a charging order against a landlord who failed to carry out necessary improvements to her property and then ignored the resulting £12,400 civil penalty.
Test and Trace support payments now available to eligible residents in Northampton
Those who test positive for or who must self-isolate because they are a close contact of someone with COVID-19 and cannot work from home during this period may be eligible for Test and Trace support.
Director sought for new initiative to celebrate Northampton’s culture
A director is being sought for the board of Northampton’s newly formed Cultural Compact.
In Northampton, the 20th anniversary of Diwali Lights celebrations is heading online
Northampton residents are invited to take part in a virtual celebration of the annual Diwali festivities on Saturday, 7 November.
Virtual affair for Northampton’s Remembrance Day 2020
Northampton’s Remembrance Day 2020 commemoration will be virtual in light of Covid-19, but the public can still play an important role in commemorating our Armed Forces’ sacrifices from home.