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Burglary Cogenhoe

Burglary Cogenhoe

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a An Attempt Burglary, nothing taken, Station Road, Cogenhoe

This happened on Wednesday 16th May 2018 at 5:30pm

Did you witness anything?

Did you see any person(s) in the area that looked suspicious?

Did you see any vehicle(s) that you were suspicious of?

Call 101 Ref: 18000227239

In an emergency, when there is a crime in progress or a life at risk, always call 999. More »


To report a crime or incident, provide information or for advice, call 101 or visit www.northants.police.uk

To contact your Neighbourhood Team covering Towcester and surrounding villages they can be contacted on the following email:

NeighbourhoodTeamSouthNorthants-Towcester@northants.police.uk

You can also provide confidential information should you wish to remain anonymous. These calls can be made to the Independent Charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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Tara Cooksammy (Police, Community Support Officer (C7012), Daventry & South Northants)

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Mon, 21 May 2018 11:50 by Deborah Rush

Northamptonshire local authorities welcome deadline extension

Northamptonshire local authorities welcome deadline extension

Local authority leaders and chief executives are pleased that the Government has granted an extension to the deadline for new local government proposals in Northamptonshire.

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, has allowed a further four weeks for this preliminary work to take place.A single proposal is expected from the eight local authorities across the county and the new submission deadline of the end of August, will allow the proposal to be worked up in more detail before going out to consultation.A detailed project plan for the consultation that will take place is currently being developed. The intention is to run this during June and into July and the proposed activity will include telephone interviews and focus groups with a representative sample of residents, plus workshops with partners, businesses and town and parish councils.Cllr Ian McCord, Leader of South Northamptonshire Council, said: "The government has invited the councils to present proposals for the reorganisation of local government and have presented us with a set of guidelines which must be adhered to, which means two unitaries is the only option."The extension to August for the submission of a proposal is still an incredibly tight time frame; however the extra time will allow us talk to more people and understanding and explain the current challenges in more detail. That way we will have greater confidence in our proposal."We also welcome and encourage public debate on the topic, but residents should be prepared to register their opinion officially when our consultation takes place in the near future."ENDSNotes to editorsEarly in 2018, the Government sent inspector Max Caller to scrutinise Northamptonshire County Council's financial management. His conclusion was that there had been extensive failures and the best solution would be to unite the two tiers of local government, creating unitary councils.He went on to suggest two would be best, one for north Northamptonshire (Corby, Kettering, East Northamptonshire and Wellingborough) and one for the west of the county (Northampton, Daventry and South Northamptonshire).In March, the then Secretary of State, Sajid Javid, invited local authority chiefs to propose a new unitary model and guidance issued shortly thereafter set out a range of criteria.It is important to note that the consultation undertaken will follow strict guidelines to ensure objectivity and a fair and representative cross-section of views, and to preserve people's anonymity where necessary.For press and media enquiries, contact:Gavin MooreCommunications and marketing executiveSouth Northamptonshire Council01327 322312

Thu, 17 May 2018 11:03 by Deborah Rush

Bank holiday bins and opening times

Bank holiday bins and opening times

Bin collections in South Northamptonshire will not be disrupted by the early May bank holiday, the council can confirm.

However, residents are reminded that South Northamptonshire Council's offices will be closed for the day.The council offices at The Forum will be closed on Monday, 7 May and will reopen as normal on Tuesday, 8 May at 9am.Residents are reminded to leave their bins out by 7am on their normal collection day.During the office closure, online services can be accessed at www.southnorthants.gov.uk and the emergency out of hours number is available on 08001 601022.ENDS

Wed, 02 May 2018 15:58 by Deborah Rush

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