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Mobile Library is withdrawn with immediate effect.

Mobile Library is withdrawn with immediate effect.

Northamptonshire County Council has withdrawn the mobile library service with immediate effect.

For anybody using this service, the last chance to hand in any books we have taken from the Mobile library will be by meeting the black car that will arrive on Wednesday 28th February at 10:30am in Orchard Way.

After that, the most convenient library that people can use is at Weston Favell using the Tesco bus.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:55 by Deborah Rush

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Whiston Burglary Crime Ref 18000078483

Whiston Burglary Crime Ref 18000078483

Whiston Burglary Crime Ref 18000078483

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a Burglary, Main Street, Whiston

This happened on Thursday 8th February 2018 from 8pm - Sunday 18th February 2018 to 08:50am

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?

If so, then please contact.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:31 by Jeremy Cunnington

Tags: News, Crime

Whiston Theft Of Heating Oil Crime Ref 18000080983

Whiston Theft Of Heating Oil Crime Ref 18000080983

Whiston Theft Of Heating Oil Crime Ref 18000080983

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a theft of heating oil from a property in Castle Ashby Road, Whiston.

This happened between midnight on the 15th and midnight on the 16th Feb 2018.

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.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:27 by Jeremy Cunnington

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Have your say on leisure in the district

Have your say on leisure in the district

Residents are being asked to give their feedback on South Northamptonshire Council's (SNC) leisure provisions across the district.

In order to shape what leisure looks like in the future, SNC are asking residents to fill out a short survey giving their feedback on how active they are as well as what they think of the leisure offering.

The results from this consultation will help to shape the branding of SNC's.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:32 by Deborah Rush

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Pies means prizes! Countywide ‘In to Win’ Competition

Pies means prizes! Countywide ‘In to Win’ Competition

Details of the Countywide 'In to Win' Competition which is being run by the Northamptonshire Waste Partnership.

The competition is to encourage households to recycle their food waste and enter a competition to win some great prizes. We already have a good number of households recycling their food waste and by taking part in the competition we hope that more households will continue to recycle their food waste or indeed be encouraged to start recycling.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:20 by Deborah Rush

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Volunteers needed.....

Breakfast shift volunteers needed at Northampton's Emergency Nightshelter.

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:26 by Deborah Rush

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Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert

Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert

Neighbourhood Alert is the messaging service is run by Northamptonshire Police and was formerly known as Community Connect. It has been re-launched under the name Northamptonshire Neighbourhood Alert and now has greater functionality than previously, allowing our frontline police officers to send alert messages direct from their mobile devices to thousands of local people. They will be able to do this in real-time while they are out and about policing the county.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:01 by Deborah Rush

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New recycling contract will slash waste emissions

New recycling contract will slash waste emissions

The amount of time recycling from South Northamptonshire spends on the road will be cut by two thirds following the award of a new recycling contract.

This week South Northamptonshire Council and Cherwell District Council signed a joint contract with the Leicester based Casepak materials recycling facility (MRF).In South Northamptonshire residents place paper, cardboard, plastic, metal and glass into one wheelie bin and from March 2018.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:54 by Deborah Rush

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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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