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New NCC book - ‘Spanning the Centuries, the historic bridges of Northamptonshire’

New NCC book -  ‘Spanning the Centuries, the historic bridges of Northamptonshire’

NCC have commissioned a beautiful book 'Spanning the Centuries, the historic bridges of Northamptonshire', please see link for more details.

Posted: Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:35 by Deborah Rush

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Witness appeal following Cogenhoe robbery

Witness appeal following Cogenhoe robbery

July 31, 2017

Officers would like to speak with anyone who witnessed a robbery in Cogenhoe.

Sometime between 9.15pm and 9.45pm on the evening of Saturday, 29 July, a 17-year-old boy was walking into Station Road, Cogenhoe, from the direction of Little Billing. He was hit to the face, pushed to the ground by two offenders and sustained a split lip. One restrained him while the other searched his pockets and demanded his phone. They took a pair of Toshiba.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 19:02 by Deborah Rush

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Committee approval paves way for summer consultation on Local Plan

Committee approval paves way for summer consultation on Local Plan

This summer people in South Northamptonshire will be given a chance to help shape the future of their district, after the current stage of the Local Plan was given the green light.

As the local planning authority, South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) must prepare and review at regular intervals a Local Plan which allocates land for development, areas to be protected from development, and the policies used to determine planning.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 15:39 by Deborah Rush

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Design Guide adopted by South Northamptonshire Council

Design Guide adopted by South Northamptonshire Council

A document which aims to protect the rich history and charming character of the district has been adopted by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).

In the spring, SNC held a public consultation on the South Northants Design Guide which will affect all new development requiring planning permission in the district, from large commercial development to household extensions.

The Design Guide expands on the.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:52 by Deborah Rush

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High hopes for housing company in proactive plan

High hopes for housing company in proactive plan

The council has resolved to establish a new housing company in a plan to boost its future financial position and create new housing opportunities in the district.

On Wednesday, 19 July, a meeting of South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) approved proposals to establish a Local Development Company as a means of generating income and protecting the council's future financial position.

The decision gives.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:51 by Deborah Rush

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Communities from all corners cash in on grant funding

Communities from all corners cash in on grant funding

Community groups and parish councils from across the district have been awarded funding by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) for a wide variety of different projects.

At a meeting of SNC's Community Funding Panel on Tuesday, 27 June, 23 different schemes were awarded over £123,000 in grant funding.

Ranging from defibrillators for Nether Heyford and Sulgrave Parish Councils, to speed signs for Maidford and.. Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:14 by Deborah Rush

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South Northamptonshire leading in recycling rates

South Northamptonshire leading in recycling rates

South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) is one of the top ten local authorities in the country to deliver waste and recycling management according to Government Business magazine.

The top 10 local authorities that deliver environmentally sound and effective solutions comprise; South Oxfordshire District Council (1), West Sussex County Council (2), Vale of White Horse District Council (3), Surrey Heath Borough Council (4), Newcastle City.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:58 by Deborah Rush

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Commissioning Healthwatch Northamptonshire 2018-2021 Consultation - have your say

Healthwatch is an independent consumer champion for people who use health and social care services. Its job is to ensure that local voices are heard and that people's views and experiences are used to improve existing services and to help shape future services. Where concerns and problems about care services have been identified they will ensure that the right people know and check that action is taken to resolve them and prevent them from happening again.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:41 by Deborah Rush

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Safety Matters newsletter Summer number 2

Latest newsletter from The Safer Roads team together with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service and Northamptonshire Highways.

Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:38 by Deborah Rush

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Book online to give kids a good time

Book online to give kids a good time

A new online booking system allowing parents to reserve places for children's activity hubs has proven an instant success with nearly 1,500 bookings within the first three weeks.

The shared recreation and health team at South Northamptonshire and Cherwell District Councils launched the online booking system on Saturday, 24 June to give parents the option to reserve places online rather than only over the phone.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:35 by Deborah Rush

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