News published February 2019
Businesses to benefit from new Retail Business Rate Reduction scheme
Northampton Borough Council is implementing a new Government Business Rate Relief scheme that will benefit retail businesses in the town.
New board to drive Northampton Forward
Key stakeholders in Northampton’s future have come together to create a vision for the town and drive forward a strategic programme of improvements.
Delapré stable complex lease granted
Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust will be granted a lease on the stable yard complex adjoining the main Abbey buildings, following agreement by Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet.
Primary parking concessions to remain in Northampton
Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet has agreed to keep two free hours parking on weekdays and freeze the £2 weekend charge in all multi-storey car parks.
Cabinet to propose balanced budget and financial plan
Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet has agreed to recommend a balanced budget for the coming year, alongside a robust medium-term financial plan, to next week’s Full Council.
Inspirational Woman Award 2019 finalists announced
The finalists for the 2019 Inspirational Woman Award have been announced today, Wednesday 20 February.
Volunteers wanted for Northampton’s Winter Shelter 2019
We are appealing for volunteers to help with the smooth running of its all-weather Winter Shelter which opened its doors on 14 February and will open every night until the end of March.
Fire at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
A fire at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery on the evening of Wednesday 13 February was contained by Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Engagement over possible Northampton Town Council
Northampton Borough Council is set to carry out a two-stage consultation over the possibility of creating new Town/Parish/Community Councils throughout the unparished area of the existing borough.
New council services to help rough sleepers leave the streets
Northampton Borough Council will be re-opening the Winter Shelter and expanding its Street Outreach service from Thursday 14 February, following the successful delivery of the Severe Winter Emergency Protocol (SWEP) in January.