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

Share your views on town’s environmental services

Northampton residents are urged to share their views on the town's environmental services.

To help guide future service developments, Northampton Borough Council and Veolia are keen to hear residents' experiences in relation to the services and improvements introduced since the contact began in 2018.

Veolia took over the delivery of the environmental services contract, which includes waste and recycling... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:36 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Public spaces to be protected from anti-social behaviour

A new Public Spaces Protection Order has been introduced covering the whole of Northampton and those breaching its conditions could ultimately face a £1,000 fine.

Northampton Borough Council has introduced the new order – routinely called a PSPO – following public consultation around the proposed restrictions contained in the draft.

The agreed document includes bans on the following... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:34 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Council buys former M&S building in Abington Street

Northampton Borough Council has bought the former Marks and Spencer building in Abington Street for £1.45 million as part of Northampton Forward's ongoing Town Centre Masterplan.

The building has been empty since 2018 since it was vacated by Marks and Spencer, and since then no proposals have been put forward for it.

In common with towns and cities across the country, Northampton town centre has... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 15:32 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Have your say on plans for Weston Favell Health and Wellbeing Hub

Northampton residents are invited to share their views on plans for a major Health and Wellbeing Hub in Weston Favell.

In March 2020, Northampton Borough Council appointed Continuum Sport and Leisure and Hawkins Brown Architects to complete a design feasibility study for the Health and wellbeing Hub in Weston Favell. This has been identified as a leading priority by the Council as the health and wellbeing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2020 15:25 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News

Next council meeting agenda now available

The next meeting of West Hunsbury Parish Council is 17th September 2020, via Zoom.

The meeting is open to the press and public, please follow the link on the top of the agenda.

Posted: Sat, 12 Sep 2020 10:27 by Fiona Young

Tags: Agenda, Community, News

Temporary traffic measures in Northampton town centre

New traffic management measures are being introduced temporarily at The Ridings in Northampton from Friday, 4 September 2020 to give pedestrians greater freedom to maintain two metres distance and reduce the spread of coronavirus.

The measures will see the Ridings closed to traffic between 7.30pm to 2am every Friday and Saturday from Friday, 4 September until further notice.

The closure will be from... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 11:02 by Fiona Young

Tags: News

Grants to help local support groups and organisations

Northampton not-for-profit organisations, community groups and charities can now apply for Northampton Borough Council's Small Grants Fund aiming to support them do positive work in the community.

The fund offers grants between £250 and £3,000 to registered charities, unregistered voluntary or community groups, registered charitable companies charitable incorporated organisations and social... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 13:52 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community

Northampton Town Centre awarded Purple Flag for third consecutive year

Northampton Town Centre has once again been recognised for its diverse, safe and entertaining evening economy, by judges from the Association of Town and City Management.

Judges have awarded the town with the prestigious Purple Flag status for a third consecutive year, in recognition of the diverse range of bars, restaurants and evening entertainment venues on offer. It was first awarded in 2018 and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 10:44 by Fiona Young

Tags: News

Conclusion of Audit 2019-2020

I am pleased to report that the parish council has completed this years annual audit process and our internal and external auditors have found no issues.

If anyone would like further information please follow the link below to look at the finance documents.

Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 12:31 by Fiona Young

Tags: Audit, News, Procedures

Residents of Northampton urged to taken action as cases rise.

Latest government figures published this week (22 July) show that the coronavirus infection rate in the borough of Northampton remains above the national rate (455.6 per 100,000) and regional average at 535.2 per 100,000. The rate of infection is increasing and the amount of positive tests are also increasing within the borough. This increase in the infection rate means that we need to take action... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:18 by Fiona Young

Tags: Community, News