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New guidance looks to update parking standards for new development in South Northants

New guidance looks to update parking standards for new development in South Northants

A four week public consultation began this week on new planning guidance for parking in South Northamptonshire.

The draft South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) Parking: Standards and Design supplementary planning document (SPD) outlines the parking provision expected for all new developments, whether residential or commercial, and replaces current guidance which is 14 years old.Cllr Roger Clarke, SNC's portfolio holder for planning and.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 13:29 by Deborah Rush

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Councils’ former chief executive receives MBE in Queen’s New Year’s honours Embargoed until - 10.30pm, Friday, 29 December 2017

Councils’ former chief executive receives MBE in Queen’s New Year’s honours Embargoed until - 10.30pm, Friday, 29 December 2017

Councils' former chief executive receives MBE in Queen's New Year's honours

Sue Smith, the former joint chief executive of South Northamptonshire and Cherwell District Councils has been recognised for her services to local government in the Queen's New Year's Honours List.Mrs Smith's career in local government began as a recreation assistant at Anglesey Borough Council in 1979.She then moved up the ranks across four other councils before leaving her post.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 12:12 by Deborah Rush

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Festive opening hours and bin collections

Festive opening hours and bin collections

Residents are reminded that South Northamptonshire Council offices will close over the festive period but there will be minimal disruption to bin collections.

The offices at The Forum and outreach point in Brackley will close at 5.15pm on Friday, 22 December and reopen as normal at 9am on Thursday, 28 and Friday 29 December.

They will then remain closed on Monday, 1 January for the bank holiday before reopening as.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 17:35 by Deborah Rush

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Disposing of waste ‘cheaply’ costs Northampton resident nearly £5,000

Disposing of waste ‘cheaply’ costs Northampton resident nearly £5,000

A Northampton resident has seen his costs reach almost £5,000 after his waste was fly-tipped near Castle Ashby last year.

In May 2017 Borrowdale Walk resident Damanjot Gaubrey, 30, was ordered to pay a total of £1,141 in fines and costs by Northampton Magistrates' Court following the prosecution brought by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).The sentence came after he admitted paying for the removal of builders waste without.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 10:15 by Deborah Rush

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Council thanks residents for top-10 recycling rate

Council thanks residents for top-10 recycling rate

Residents in South Northamptonshire are being congratulated after the district was ranked eighth in the country for recycling.

During 2016/17 residents sent 61.4 per cent of their waste for recycling, an increase of 2.4 per cent on the previous year.The recycling rate also put the district 10 percentage points ahead of any other authority in Northamptonshire.Cllr Dermot Bambridge, South Northamptonshire Council's (SNC) portfolio holder for.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:34 by Deborah Rush

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Don’t forget to ‘plate and rate’ during this festive season

Don’t forget to ‘plate and rate’ during this festive season

From party revellers to late night workers, people from across the district are being asked to 'plate and rate' their taxi this Christmas.

Passengers should first check that the car they get into displays a South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) taxi plate.

Unlicensed vehicles will not have passed the rigorous safety checks carried out by the council and drivers will not have passed our 'fit and proper person test.'.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:25 by Deborah Rush

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Bin your fear of having too much recycling this Christmas

Those who regularly fill up their blue recycling bin in South Northamptonshire can save £12 on a second bin until Friday, 29 December 2017.Normally households can acquire a second bin for £30, but to encourage more recycling South Northamptonshire Council will be providing them for £18 during the build-up to the busiest time of year for waste and recycling.The one off fee includes fortnightly collections, repairs and replacements if necessary.Cllr.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:05 by Deborah Rush

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Changes to bus timetable from Friday 1st December 2017

Don't forget the bus timetable changes from Friday when Centrebus takes over the service from Roy's Minibuses. See below for the new timetable.

Posted: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:22 by Deborah Rush

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Important notice to householders regarding Christmas bin collections

Important notice to householders regarding Christmas bin collections

Householders in South Northamptonshire should make sure they put their bins out on time in the build-up to Christmas as the Boxing Day collections will be moved to the following Saturday.Any household which is due to have a collection on Tuesday, 26 December should put their bins out on Saturday, 30 December instead.Householders living in The Shires, Towcester have also been informed that their collections due on Christmas Day and New Year's Day have been moved forward to.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:26 by Deborah Rush

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Village Information booklet

Village Information booklet

In 2013, the Parish Council compiled a booklet to provide information about the history, community and services of the villages of Cogenhoe and Whiston. The Parish Council is updating this with a view to publish a new 2017/2018 version and the 2013 version is now available on the website.

Posted: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:07 by Jeremy Cunnington

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