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The very first Mayor Making Ceremony of the newly established Northampton town council was held Monday, 17th May, in The Guildhall,  an important and historic stage in the Northampton Mayoralty. “We are at the beginning of a journey to establish the largest town council in the country. The mayoralty if Northampton is an ancient and […]

The final results are in for the first ever election for the Northampton Town Council. The Labour party have taken control of the council with 17 seats, to be joined by 7 from the Conservative Party and 1 from the Liberal Demcrats. This is following the election on Thursday for the new West Northamptonshire Unitary […]

Keep following as we provide live coverage of the West Northamptonshire Elections Coverage. Coverage is being provided by University of Northampton Multimedia Journalism Students

On Thursday, 6 May residents in North Northamptonshire will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at the 2021 local elections and Police and Crime Commissioner election. Voting in the Northants Police, Fire & Crime Commissioner election is slightly different to voting in the local elections. Rob Bridge, Electoral Registration […]

This May voters across the county have a choice of 4 candidates for the positions of Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner. All candidates were contacted and offered the opportunity to submit 300 words and a photo so we could share it with you. If you’re a candidate and your information is not here please contact […]

The Home of British Motor Racing will stage a race of a different kind this year as it hosts the first-ever West Northamptonshire local elections count. Voters across Daventry District, Northampton and South Northants will go to the polls on Thursday 6 May to vote for people to represent them on the new West Northamptonshire […]

Members of the public are invited to apply for a range of paid positions which will be available at polling stations across Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire, on Thursday, 6 May, and at the ballot paper count, which will take place at the Silverstone Circuit on Friday 7, Saturday 8 and Monday 10 May. The […]

A total of 25 Councillors are needed for the new Northampton Town Council, which will be the largest town council in the country when it becomes fully operational on 1 April this year. Candidates are invited to stand for election to become a Councillor representing each of the 21 wards covered by the new council […]

In a time of uncertainty, with businesses forced to close or adapt to the current lockdown and quarantining measures, the government has released a range of schemes that should help all businesses, large or small, to get back on their feet by the end of it. There are a number of schemes available, and these […]

BY JAMES AVERILL AND SARAH WARD – Local Democracy Reporters The Government has announced that the local elections scheduled for May have been postponed for one year due to the coronavirus outbreak. Residents had been scheduled to head to the polling booths on May 7 to vote for candidates for the new unitary councils in […]