Author: Emma Williams
Thousands of people turned out to enjoy the masses of activities on offer during this year's Nene Valley Festival, which took place from Saturday 14 - Sunday 22 September and was funded by Heritage Lottery through Nenescape.
The festival offered something for the whole family with hundreds of events and attractions across the Nene Valley and officially launched with a ribbon cutting ceremony in Peterborough... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:40 by Emma Williams
The Minister for Local Government has written to Northamptonshire councils confirming his decisions for the legislation required for the creation of two new unitary authorities.
Known as a Structural Change Order, the legislation sets out timings of elections, duties of shadow authorities (the councils that will be in place prior to the actual North and West Northamptonshire councils) and functions... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:52 by Emma Williams
Two new websites have been launched offering a reliable source of information about the move toward unitary governance in Northamptonshire.
Named 'Future Northants North' and 'Future Northants West' they carry the same core information while outlining the separate processes being followed in the north and west of the county.
These dedicated sites describe the process so far, who is involved, progress... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 09:32 by Emma Williams
Raunds residents will pilot a new waste collection scheme from East Northamptonshire Council (ENC).
The WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) collection scheme goes live on Monday 23 September and will run until the end of 2019. If successful, the scheme could be rolled out across the district.
During the trial, residents will be able to place small and handheld electrical items out alongside... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 12:14 by Emma Williams
The Beat the Street initiative in East Northamptonshire is being hailed as a success after a new report shows that the challenge has helped get people walking and cycling across the area.
More than 8,000 walked, ran and cycled 73,000 miles together for Beat the Street from March to May 2019. The initiative saw special sensors called Beat Boxes placed on lampposts around East Northamptonshire which could... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 09:50 by Emma Williams
All East Northamptonshire residents have been sent a form checking who is registered to vote at their address.
The Household Enquiry Form (HEF) will come from East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) and is sent to every home across the district. It's addressed to the occupier and will contain the details of all those in the household who are registered to vote. Residents are being asked to confirm that... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:14 by Emma Williams
To coincide with Armed Forces Day, East Northamptonshire Council and other partners in the Armed Forces Covenant Partnership for Northamptonshire have reiterated to local military personnel, both serving and veterans, the support and services available to them across the county.
Leader of East Northamptonshire Council, Steven North said:
"We have a strong association with the British Armed Forces in... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 10:54 by Emma Williams
Members from Corby, East Northants, Kettering, Northamptonshire County and Wellingborough have met for the first time as a Joint Committee to consider all of the work needed to create the new North Northants Council.
At its inaugural meeting (24 June 2019), the Joint Committee elected Cllr Martin Griffiths, Leader of Borough of Wellingborough Council as Chair with Cllr Tom Beattie of Corby Borough Council... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:43 by Emma Williams
Anglian Water are requiring to install a pressure reduction value and metre outside Cornerstone House in Raunds. To undertake this work safely will require that the road is closed from the 22nd July until the 5th August 2019.
A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here https://roadworks.org?tm=114039178
If you require more information about the works please contact Andrew Manning on 03457... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:55 by Emma Williams
The public is invited to comment on existing polling stations and locations, ahead of a review by East Northamptonshire Council.
Every four years, the Council must by law complete a review of all current stations, districts and places to ensure that the existing arrangements are suitable. ENC is required by law to divide the area into polling stations for the purpose of Parliamentary elections and to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 12:15 by Emma Williams