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WNC Consultation on new Housing Strategy

WNC Consultation on new Housing Strategy

Helping us to shape our new Housing Strategy

West Northamptonshire Council is developing a new housing strategy which will be a high-level document that will explain our vision, plans and priorities for the next two years. We want to make sure that the new housing strategy covers the housing issues important to our residents and stakeholders and this can be achieved by asking you to help us shape it... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 18 May 2022 11:45 by Emma Needham

Tags: Consultation

West Northamptonshire Consultation on new free special school 2022

West Northamptonshire Consultation on new free special school 2022

West Northamptonshire Council has identified the need to provide additional specialist school places for children and young people for pupils with autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) and with severe learning difficulties (SLD). To address these needs, the council is proposing that a new special free school should open providing up to 250 places from September 2024 and we welcome your views and comments.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 14:59 by Emma Needham

Tags: Consultation

Covid Update - Northamptonshire

The latest figures show that the drop in COVID-19 case rates has been slowest in the over 70s. Sadly we are still seeing deaths from COVID-19 in Northamptonshire and nationally. As our older population were some of the first to get their vaccinations, along with those who are immunocompromised, it's vitally important to make sure their protection from COVID-19 is topped up, as vaccine effectiveness... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 13 May 2022 11:54 by Emma Needham

Tags: Covid 19, News

West Northamptonshire Council Briefing May 2022

West Northamptonshire Council Briefing May 2022

Welcome to the latest new Town and Parish Briefing, bringing you a monthly round-up of news, activities and information about West Northamptonshire Council. Click on the link below to view or download the newsletter.

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2022 10:26 by Emma Needham

Tags: Newsletters

More than 5,000 care workers from across West Northamptonshire have benefited from a £600 thank you bonus scheme this spring

More than 5,000 care workers from across West Northamptonshire have benefited from a £600 thank you bonus scheme this spring

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has distributed the funding to a total of 207 care homes and community care providers which applied to receive the payments to pass on to their eligible staff members.

The bonus was offered in recognition of the dedication and hard work shown by all care workers during the ongoing pandemic and the recent winter months. So far providers have been awarded retention... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Apr 2022 12:38 by Emma Needham

Tags: News

Fresh round of Community Grants opens this month in West Northamptonshire

Fresh round of Community Grants opens this month in West Northamptonshire

Local community and voluntary groups who deliver important services in West Northamptonshire have another chance to apply for grants of up to £15,000.

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has announced a fresh round of Community Funding Grants opened for applications today, Friday, 22 April 2022.

Applications for this round of funding should be submitted no later than Sunday, 15 May.

Councillor David... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Apr 2022 17:09 by Emma Needham

Tags: Grants, News

Mature Driver Roadshow

Mature Driver Roadshow

Do you know a mature driver (aged 60+) who lives in Northamptonshire and is reliant on being able to drive? Northamptonshire Safer Roads Alliance has a FREE roadshow on the 5 May 2022 at Police Headquarters in Northampton.

The Mature Drivers Roadshow is aimed at drivers 60+ and will cover all different aspects of driving. There will be a short talk and then plenty of time to meet informally with many... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 19:50 by Emma Needham

Tags: Event, News, Police, Police Fire Safety, Road Safety

Homes for Ukraine - how you can help

Homes for Ukraine - how you can help

Homes for Ukraine

Government funded charity RESET have set up a system that will ensure safe and appropriate matches between UK hosts and Ukrainian refugees. You can register with RESET at Homes for Ukraine

West Northamptonshire Council's website has some excellent pages giving guidance for potential and confirmed sponsors with questions about how the Homes for Ukraine scheme will work. Visit Homes for... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 14:15 by Emma Needham

Tags: Community Activities, Emergency, News

Daventry Voluntary & Community Sector Virtual Funding Fair 2022

Daventry Voluntary & Community Sector Virtual Funding Fair 2022

Daventry Voluntary & Community Sector (VCS) Funding Fair will be held on 7th – 9th June 2022 (get the date in your diaries – booking information to follow)

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 17:19 by Emma Needham

Tags: Community Activities, Grants, News

The Supporting Independence Programme

The Supporting Independence Programme

The Supporting Independence Programme is a Northamptonshire Public Health service, delivered free of charge in community clinics across the county. We provide tailored support to clients (aged 18 & over) in several areas of their life, which may impact their every-day independence & wellbeing.

With up to 12 weeks of one-to-one support, our dedicated Wellbeing Advisors are committed to improving... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 16:59 by Emma Needham

Tags: News

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