News published August 2018
Local government reform proposal agreed by majority of Northamptonshire councils
A proposal for local government reform in Northamptonshire has been agreed by seven out of eight councils in the county.
Planned improvements at Delapré to begin following a successful summer
Improvement works at Delapré Abbey are to begin next week following a busy summer season.
Discover Northampton’s history during open days
Over 30 historic buildings, churches and venues across Northampton will be open to the public for free from Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 September, as part of the national Heritage Open Days event.
Parking permit applications made easier
A new online permit application system has gone live, enabling customers to apply for parking permits 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Partners working together to make a point of staying safe
A community safety project that makes a point of how young people can stay safe will be launched at an event on the Market Square, Northampton, on Wednesday, 29 August.
Funding to boost local knife crime initiative
An initiative that aims to reduce knife crime and anti-social behaviour amongst local young people has been given a funding boost this week.
Waste and recycling collections on Thursday, 23 August
Due to a bereavement in the organisation, waste and recycling collections may vary on Thursday, 23 August as staff attend the funeral.
Proposals for future of Northants now online
The proposed local government reform submission papers are now live on Northampton Borough Council's website.
Summer days of action creating a safer town centre environment
A weekly partnership initiative is helping to create a safer town centre environment for families and visitors to enjoy during the summer holidays and beyond.
Expert team of conservators to assess repair works for Eleanor Cross
A specialist lead consultant and an expert team of conservators have now been appointed to review the repair works need to Northampton’s Eleanor Cross.