News published December 2017
Borough Council reminds of the importance of recycling this Christmas
With Christmas fast approaching, Northampton Borough Council is reminding residents that they can recycle as much as they like this festive season.
Community pulls together to clean up area
Members of Blackthorn community pulled together on Saturday, 9 December to clean up parts of the area.
Highlighting issues that matter to you
Northampton Borough Council is inviting residents to put forward their ideas for the Overview & Scrutiny Committee to investigate over the next 12 months.
Town centre safety this Christmas
Northampton Borough Council is reminding festive party-goers of the importance of personal safety this Christmas. In particular, the council is keen to raise awareness of how to identify licensed taxis and private hire cars.
Budget papers published despite absence of settlement announcement
Earlier this month, Northampton Borough Council announced that it was postponing its Cabinet meeting to discuss next year’s budget in anticipation of a Government settlement announcement.
Council announces draft budget for 2018/19
Northampton Borough Council’s draft budget has now been published and will be discussed at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, 20 December.
Proposal to increase parking charges in Northampton
Northampton Borough Council is proposing to increase parking charges as part of its work to present a balanced budget for the coming financial year.
Market traders could be charged for their refuse
As part of Northampton Borough Council’s draft budget, market traders could be required to pay for their refuse to be collected.
Further council restructure could add to savings
Staff costs at Northampton Borough Council are being reduced again this year as part of the authority’s medium term financial strategy.
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.