West Hunsbury Parish Council

Serving the people of West Hunsbury

West Hunsbury Parish Council

Clerk: Mrs Fiona Young
32 Holdenby Road, Spratton
Northamptonshire NN6 8JD

Tel: 07729 608062


Food Waste Collections Friday Nov 27th 2020

Good morning, Unfortunately food waste collections in West Hunsbury are affected today by covid related staff shortages. If your food waste is not collected today, please remove it from the kerbside and put it out again next week.

Many thanks.

Reported on behalf of NBC Environmental Services

Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:22 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Food collections affected today by Covid related absences

Food waste collections in West Hunsbury have been affected by Covid related staff absences and food waste will Not be collected today ( 20/11/2020)

Residents are asked to bring in food kaddys from the kerbside and put them back out for collection next week.

Posted: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 09:50 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Lockdown grants available for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses

Northampton Borough Council has started the process of rolling out a new a discretionary business grant scheme to distribute around £2.913 million of funding allocated by central Government for businesses who receive a rates bill from the council and are required to close during the current lockdown restrictions.

The fund is primarily aimed at small businesses in the retail, hospitality and leisure... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 09:47 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community

Charity Virtual Santa Run 2020

Please see attached poster for further details.

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 16:49 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community

New interpretation board at West Hunsbury Country Park

The Friends of West Hunsbury Parks secured a Community Investment grant from idverde to support their efforts in improving, protecting and enhancing their local environment

The group successfully applied for £1,000 grant to part-fund their wildflower meadow interpretation board that will inform members of the public of the plant species growing on the site and the wild animals that a wildflower... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 11:12 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Collection of unwanted brown bins to begin next week

The collection of unwanted brown bins from residents that have chosen not to subscribe to the garden waste collection services and do not intend to subscribe to the scheme next year will begin from Monday, 9 November.

The collections will continue on a weekly basis, round by round, until Friday, 4 December.

Each property that has not subscribed to the garden waste collection services will receive a letter... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 09:59 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Virtual Bonfire night celebrations

Northampton is set to celebrate Bonfire night 2020 in a unique way this year.

Thousands would normally gather at the Racecourse to enjoy the bonfire and fireworks display, but with coronavirus restrictions in place the annual celebration, coordinated by Northampton Borough Council, will be moving online.

Streamed from 6pm Northampton's virtual fireworks display can be viewed on the Northampton Borough... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 09:56 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Help available for those struggling to pay rent

Northampton Borough Council is urging residents who are struggling to make ends meet to find out if they qualify for extra help.

Each year the Government funds discretionary housing payments for those who are struggling to cover their rent, have rent arrears or need help to access more affordable accommodation.

In order to qualify, applicants must already be receiving Housing Benefit, or Universal Credit... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:55 by Fiona Young

Tags: News

Penalty action taken against hospitality business owners

Northampton Borough Council has taken action against the respective owners of two businesses that failed to comply with the Government's Covid-19 guidance.

Several breaches were observed by Environmental Health Officers on Friday, 23 October at Stereo Club on Bridge Street and at The Old House on Wellingborough Road.

A fixed penalty notice of £1000 was issued to the owner of Stereo Club where officers... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 09:54 by Fiona Young

Tags: News

Zoom and how to use it!

Like many parish council's we had to adapt to the Covid-19 pandemic back in March and started using Zoom for our meetings. We realise that it is not always simple for people to use it and we hope that our residents are not put off from attending our meetings because they have to use Zoom.

We have come across an excellent guide to Zoom, produced for the Lions Club UK by Simon Smith, it is an excellent... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 16:07 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News, councillors

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