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Residents and businesses are invited to join the Northampton Community Safety Partnership in making a stand against gender-based abuse during 16 Days of Activism (25 November to 10 December). This year, the partnership will host a virtual programme of activities to raise awareness of the world’s most persistent violations of human rights – violence against women […]

A new draft logo design for the upcoming West Northamptonshire Council has been published this week. The final iteration of the design was created after almost 2,000 people took part in a survey on three initial drafts. The most popular designed was modified to take into account comments made during the survey and will be […]

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 […]

Northampton residents are invited to take part in a virtual celebration of the annual Diwali festivities on Saturday, 7 November. Organised by the Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation (IHWO) and supported by Northampton Borough Council, this year’s Festival of Lights is set to take over Northampton Borough Council’s Facebook and YouTube channel. The celebration will start with a speech […]

Next month’s International Men’s Day 2020 will be marked by honouring those inspiring male role models who have made a significant difference to their local communities during a testing year. Nominations have already opened for Male Role Model of the Year Award 2020. This year’s awards – which will take place virtually – aim to […]

Anna Earnshaw, the new Chief Executive of the future West Northamptonshire Council, was named as the Corporate Director of the Year during the Municipal Journal (MJ) 2020 awards this month. The MJ is the UK’s leading weekly magazine for the public sector and related industries and organises one of the most highly respected annual awards […]

In a key milestone, draft proposals for three possible logo designs for the new West Northamptonshire Council have been unveiled today and feedback invited to help shape the final design. This new logo will be needed in plenty of time for the new Council to go live in April 2021, so the aim is to […]

Widespread public consultation is today launching across Northamptonshire with residents and businesses on future opening hours for the main customer services for the new West and North councils when they go live on 1 April next year.  The consultation closes on 23rd August. The proposals focus on bringing current opening hours, whether by telephone or […]


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