Author: Fiona Young
Northampton residents are invited to Discover Christmas in Northampton through an interactive digital festive trail available through the augmented reality app Explore Northampton.
Discover Christmas experience available through the app will see residents venturing out to Northampton town and help Father Christmas collect all things needed for the big day. On this festive trail they'll be able to see... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 14:01 by Fiona Young
Northampton Borough Council and the Northampton Town Centre BID have partnered to offer free Christmas parking on Saturdays throughout December.
Every Saturday from tomorrow will be free in all multi-storey car parks, though motorists should be aware that there will still be charges for surface car parks and Northamptonshire County Council's on-street parking.
Cllr Tim Hadland, Council Cabinet Member... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 09:34 by Fiona Young
Although Northampton has returned to a tiered system of coronavirus restrictions, businesses forced to close over the lockdown can still apply to receive funding support.
So far, £696,846 from the £2.913 million discretionary business grant scheme has been disbursed to 421 applicants.
The Council is encouraging eligible businesses that have not applied to take advantage of the scheme, especially... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 09:57 by Fiona Young
Following the resignation of Cllr Anne Davis there is a vacancy for one new councillor at West Hunsbury. The council will be able to fill the vacancy by co-option if there are no requests for an election by December 18th 2020.
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:07 by Fiona Young
Northampton Borough Council is inviting the public to have their say on its bid to fund a world-class bike park in the town.
The Council – working alongside Northamptonshire Sport, Northamptonshire County Council as well as local volunteer and off-road bike enthusiast Tony Skirrow – has already been successful in the first stage of its application to secure vital backing for the project... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:15 by Fiona Young
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.
Reported on behalf of NBC Environmental Services
Posted: Fri, 27 Nov 2020 09:22 by Fiona Young
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
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
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Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 16:49 by Fiona Young
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