News published September 2016
Council commitment to keeping Northampton’s taxis safe
Northampton Borough Council is reminding people of their commitment to taxi safety, after a man was prosecuted earlier this week for operating a private hire company using a forged licence.
Emergency night shelter receives planning approval
Planning proposals for an emergency night shelter to provide overnight accommodation for rough sleepers have been approved by Northampton Borough Council.
Work on leatherworks centre of excellence to begin by end of 2016
Northampton Borough Council has confirmed that the enabling works to the Grade II Listed Vulcan Works will begin before the end of the year.
Council working with partners to support National Hate Crime Week
Northampton Borough Council is working with Northants Police, Northampton Rights and Equality Council and Northampton Inter Faith Forum to deliver four local events in support of Hate Crime Week.
Body-worn cameras proposed for town centre staff
Northampton Borough Council is proposing to introduce body-worn cameras for town centre staff to help improve standards of safety and cleanliness in Northampton.
Vision for 2029
Members of the public are being asked to contribute their views on the Local Plan.
Call for traders for Christmas Frost Fairs
The popular Frost Fair will be returning to Northampton’s Market Square twice this winter, on Sunday 27 November and Sunday 4 December.
Council improving community life across Northampton
Northampton Borough Council is to invest almost £400,000 in capital projects aimed at making improvements in local communities.
Discover Northampton’s independent businesses at the St Giles October Fair
Shoppers and visitors to Northampton will be able to experience the best of Northampton’s local businesses under one roof at the St Giles Fair, on Saturday 22 October.
Northampton recognised twice in East Midlands in Bloom competition
It has been announced today that Northampton has retained the Silver Gilt award and also received the prestigious East Midlands in Bloom committee award.