News published January 2017
Beautiful Delapré nears completion
Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet has been asked to agree further funding for Delapré Abbey, to cover increased costs and additional requirements.
Artists invited to submit work for open air exhibition at Abington Park Museum
Northamptonshire’s artists are being invited to submit their artwork for Abington Park Museum’s popular open air art exhibition, which returns for its 56th year on 29 April.
The changing face of Chinese New Year in Northampton
A face-changing magician will be the headline act at Northampton’s Chinese New Year celebration next month.
Eight more small businesses supported by Borough Council grants
Eight more small businesses are presently reaping the benefits of Northampton Borough Council improvement grants.
Northampton to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day
Holocaust Memorial Day will be marked nationally on Friday 27 January and Northampton will be recognising the awareness campaign with two public events hosted by Northampton Borough Council.
Successful run for litter enforcement pilot scheme
Enforcement Officers working for Northampton Borough Council in a pilot scheme to reduce litter in the town centre have issued more than 1,500 fixed penalty notices during the eight month trial period
Landlord fined for failure to secure a licence
A Northampton landlord has been prosecuted and fined for failing to secure the appropriate licence for his property.
Increased Northampton footfall bucks the national trend
Northampton has bucked the national trend with Christmas footfall figures up more than 2.5 per cent on the previous year.
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.
Social Lettings Agency to improve access to good quality, affordable rented accommodation
Northampton Borough Council’s plans to set up a social lettings agency will move a step closer this month, when the Cabinet considers the business case at a meeting on Wednesday 11 January.