News published May 2016
Northampton Low Emission Strategy
Northampton Borough Council is making preparations for a public consultation exercise on the Northampton Low Emission Strategy (NLES).
Fixed Penalty Fines for Fly Tipping
In 2014/15 local authorities in England reported 900,000 incidents of fly tipping which cost taxpayers an estimated £50 million to clear.
Town centre bar staff receive training to help vulnerable people
Staff from pubs, clubs and bars across Northampton have received training to help them identify and deal with vulnerable people on nights out.
Still time to have your say on Northampton’s Local Plan
Members of the public are being reminded to have their say on Northampton’s next Local Plan before the deadline passes on Friday 10 June.
Have you received your voting guide? – You can’t miss it!
With the EU referendum fast approaching, Northampton Borough Council is urging residents to register to vote by 7 June and check the Electoral Commission’s voting guide for advice on how to take part.
Second phase of St Giles Street work dates confirmed
The second phase of the work to improve the footpaths and roadway in St Giles Street will get underway on June 21.
Young entrepreneurs ready to trade at Northampton Market this weekend
Five young entrepreneurs will be selling their wares at Northampton Market this Saturday 28 May as part of an initiative to encourage young people into market trading.
Northampton Marks Somme Centenary
A programme of events will be taking place in Northampton to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.
Oak Apple Day Commemorations in Northampton
Oak Apple Day, Sunday 29 May, will be commemorated in Northampton by a special ceremony in the town centre.
Borough Council Leader Announces New Cabinet Roles
Councillor Mary Markham, Leader of Northampton Borough Council, has announced a number of changes to her Cabinet, with three Cabinet members taking on new roles.