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

Author: Fiona Young

Local Resilience Forum Latest Newsletter 100th day Special

LRF Newsletter 100 day special

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:59 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

A big thank-you for sensible reopening of the night-time economy

Northampton Borough Council would like to say a huge thank-you to everyone for their sensible approach to the reopening of the town's night-time economy during the weekend.

Pubs, bars and restaurants across the borough were able to open their doors again from Saturday (4 July), along with other businesses such as barbers.

The Council worked closely with partners including Northamptonshire Police and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 16:16 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Grants to help create a cleaner and greener Northampton

Northampton charity and community-led environmental initiatives can now apply for a funding boost from the EnviroGrant scheme.

The scheme is being launched by Northampton Borough Council and Veolia today, Monday 6 July and will allow constituted charities, schools, sports clubs and community groups to apply for funding of a maximum £1,000 each to support their efforts in improving or protecting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 14:24 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

People urged to be sensible when visiting bars and restaurants this weekend

Town centre partners are urging people to drink responsibly and remember that COVID-19 still poses a serious risk to health, if they are planning to visit bars, restaurants and pubs this weekend.

These venues are permitted to open from Saturday, 4 July, for the first time since the COVID-19 lock down, so are expected to be busy.

However, not all venues will be open, with nightclubs remaining closed,... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 16:28 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Local Resilience Forum Latest Newsletter June 24th 2020

The latest Local Resilience Forum newsletter can be found below.

Posted: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 09:57 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community

New parish councillor for West Hunsbury

West Hunsbury Parish Council are delighted to announce that Mr Kevin O'Donoghue has been co-opted onto the council following the recent casual vacancy.

Mr O'Donoghue will be taking part in the next council meeting in July.

We now have 8 Councillors which means that there are no further vacancies at this time. The 2020 elections were postponed due to the pandemic and will now take place in May 2021.

Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 13:48 by Fiona Young

Tags: News

More funding available for Northampton’s businesses

A range of businesses in Northampton, which have not received other Government funding, could be eligible for a Discretionary Fund Grant from the Borough Council.

The following businesses are encouraged to contact Northampton Borough Council by 5pm, this Friday, 19 June, if they fall within the following criteria:

• Large local businesses in the Hospitality and Leisure sectors with a rateable value... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 10:04 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Shoppers urged to plan town centre visit carefully

Shoppers are urged to carefully plan their visit to Northampton town centre, as retail outlets begin to reopen from Monday, 15 June.

Town centre managers have made some useful points consider ahead of any shopping trip, to help make a visit the best it can be, under current circumstances and restrictions.

As with food shopping, everyone will be required to observe social distancing guidance and stay... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 12:41 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Northampton Pride celebrations go virtual

Northampton's LGBTQ and Allies Forum, Northampton Pride Committee and Grosvenor Shopping Northampton are encouraging artists, performers, community groups and individuals to get involved in a social distanced celebration of the LGBTQ community on Saturday, 18 July.

Following the cancellation of Pride parade and associated events set to take place in the town centre due to the coronavirus outbreak, Northampton... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 12:35 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Parking charges to be reintroduced at the end of June

Northampton Borough Council will reintroduce parking charges in all its multi-storey and surface car parks from Monday 29 June.

Parking Charges were removed at the end of March in response to Coronavirus, ensuring key workers could access free parking in all borough car parks throughout Northampton town centre.

The free parking for NHS staff will continue so they can carry out their duties unhindered.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 12:33 by Fiona Young

Tags: News