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Author: Emma Needham

Police useful link

Police useful link

Please see the below link which you may find useful should you need to report matters to Police.

Posted: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 13:34 by Emma Needham

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Census 2021

Census 2021

Every ten years the census takes place in England and Wales, providing insight into the people who live across the country and what their lives are like. This year, census day is on Sunday 21 March. You may already have seen advertisements on the TV, in newspapers and social media.

What is the census?

The census is a series of questions that gives a data picture of British society and this year it will... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 16:58 by Emma Needham

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Potential candidates urged to find out more at elections briefing

Potential candidates urged to find out more at elections briefing

People thinking of standing as a candidate in the West Northamptonshire Council or town and parish elections are encouraged to join in a briefing taking place soon.

On Thursday, 6 May residents across Daventry, Northampton and South Northants will vote to elect councillors to the new unitary authority, which will go live on 1 April this year, replacing their existing district, borough and county councils.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 15:05 by Emma Needham

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NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL TO PROVIDE THE COUNTY’S SCHOOLS WITH COVID-19 RESPONSE GRANT FUNDING

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL TO PROVIDE THE COUNTY’S SCHOOLS WITH COVID-19 RESPONSE GRANT FUNDING

Financial support will now be given to Northamptonshire schools from the County Council through COVID-19 grant funding of £24.90 per pupil; total funding allocation of £3m. This funding will be used to cover future costs or those already incurred from infection prevention and control measures on items not already covered by government funding.

Schools across the county have been responding... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 13:11 by Emma Needham

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Postal voters urged to apply early for new Council’s historic elections

Postal voters urged to apply early for new Council’s historic elections

Residents in Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire are being encouraged to apply early to vote by post for the first-ever elections to the new West Northamptonshire Council this spring.

On Thursday, 6 May voters across the three areas will go to the polls to elect a total of 93 councillors for the new unitary authority, which will be formed on 1 April this year, replacing the existing district,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Feb 2021 17:03 by Emma Needham

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PARISH COUNCILLORS WANTED

Ever thought of being a parish councillor? We are holding elections on 6 May 2021.

As a councillor representing your community you will help keep it a great place to live and work. You will be supported in your role and will be expected to undertake training. You should be comfortable working electronically. You should have a positive outlook and a can-do attitude and be willing to work as part of a... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:22 by Emma Needham

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Have your say in Crick Parish Housing Survey

Past and present residents of the Parish of Crick are being asked to take part in a survey about their housing circumstances and needs.

Crick Parish Housing Needs Survey is being carried out by Daventry District Council, to identify current and future need and help to work toward meeting that need.

Letters inviting residents to fill out the survey have been sent out to all households in the Crick Parish.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:53 by Emma Needham

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West Northamptonshire Council Draft Budget 2021-22 Consultation

The draft budget for West Northamptonshire was discussed on 5 January 2021 and a consultation period went live on 6 January. Following the consultation, final budgets proposals will be put to the shadow executive on 12 February before appearing before the full shadow authority for final approval on 23 February 2021. Have your say by participating in the consultation. You can access the consultation... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:47 by Emma Needham

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All Change for Councils in Northamptonshire

All Change for Councils in Northamptonshire

Local government in Northamptonshire is changing. The existing system, which has been in place since the 1970s, is like a three-tier cake. The bottom layer is parish and town councils which typically cover one village or town. The middle layer is borough and district councils, which are responsible for things like planning applications, collecting the bins, tourism, and dealing with benefits. The top... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 13:51 by Emma Needham

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What would you pay for police and fire services?

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has launched a budget consultation to ask people about their priorities for the county's fire and police services, and how much they would pay towards them.

The PFCC has responsibility for setting the budget for both Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Police. The budgets are made up from money raised through... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 15:22 by Emma Needham

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