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Christmas comes early for waste and recycling collections

Christmas comes early for waste and recycling collections

Households in South Northamptonshire due to have a bin collection on Christmas Day are being warned to put their bins out three days earlier this year.

Collections due on Tuesday, 25 December will be brought forward to Saturday, 22 December 2018.Collections due on Boxing Day, Wednesday, 26 December will be brought forward to Monday, 24 December.Cllr Dermot Bambridge, South Northamptonshire Council's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 10:26 by Deborah Rush

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Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government launches consultation on unitary proposal and indicates postponement of elections

Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government launches consultation on unitary proposal and indicates postponement of elections

Consultation by the Secretary of State (SoS) over plans to restructure local government in Northamptonshire which could include two unitary authorities has started today, Thursday, 29 November 2019.

The Government consultation has launched following proposals submitted by Northamptonshire councils back in August 2018.SoS, James Brokenshire has announced that he will consult with all principal councils... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:59 by Deborah Rush

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Police Officers Issue Warning Following Handbag Thefts

Police Officers Issue Warning Following Handbag Thefts

Police officers in Northamptonshire are issuing a warning to people across the county about a recent spate of handbag and purse thefts.

The incidents have taken place in Northampton, Kettering and Corby and have happened mostly in supermarkets with the criminals mainly targeting elderly women.

Paul Golley, Crime Prevention Team Leader, said: "It takes a real low-life to follow elderly people around a... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 15:17 by Deborah Rush

Tags: Crime

Cogenhoe Burgalry Shed

Cogenhoe Burgalry Shed

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding burglary in a shed on Brafield Road, Cogenhoe.

During times below unknown persons have gained entry into an insecure shed and removed various items.

This happened between 8pm on Saturday 3rd and 1.30pm on Sunday 4th November 2018.

Did you witness anything?

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

Did you see any vehicle(s)... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Nov 2018 14:18 by Deborah Rush

Tags: Crime

Consultation opens on name for new council to serve west Northamptonshire

Consultation opens on name for new council to serve west Northamptonshire

People across the west of Northamptonshire are from today being asked what they think the proposed new unitary council should be called.

The decision on whether or not to go ahead with the new council is a decision for the Government and Parliament, but members of the public are being asked what it should be called to help inform that decision.A public consultation started today, Wednesday, 31 October... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:01 by Deborah Rush

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Cogenhoe Theft Crime Ref 18000500222

Cogenhoe Theft Crime Ref 18000500222

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information regarding a theft of garden lights from the rear garden of a property at Stonelea Cottages by persons unknown.

This happened between the hours of 10pm and 11pm on the 10th October 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?

If so, then please contact... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:12 by Deborah Rush

Tags: Crime

Important milestone reached in Local Plan for South Northamptonshire

Important milestone reached in Local Plan for South Northamptonshire

People and businesses with an interest in South Northamptonshire have one last chance to have their say on refreshed planning policies which will guide future development in the district.

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

Posted: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:35 by Deborah Rush

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Cogenhoe & Whiston Parish Council announced as Star Council Awards finalist

Cogenhoe & Whiston Parish Council announced as Star Council Awards finalist

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) Star Council Awards are the only awards in England to recognise the achievements of local council sector.

The awards celebrate the positive impact of local (parish and town) councils, county associations, councillors and clerks.

The judging panel met on 14 September 2018 to choose this year's finalists to make their decision on who will be crowned the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:42 by Jeremy Cunnington

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Annual update on voter registration underway

Annual update on voter registration underway

Those expecting to be able to vote in planned or unplanned elections are being urged to respond to forms being sent to households in South Northamptonshire.

Every year the annual Electoral Canvass starts with a Household Enquiry Form (HEF). This is to confirm which people in the household are eligible to vote. All eligible voters must respond to this form and they can do so quickly and easily online.Yvonne... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 16:06 by Deborah Rush

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Local government reform proposal agreed by majority of Northamptonshire councils

Local government reform proposal agreed by majority of Northamptonshire councils

A proposal for local government reform in Northamptonshire has been agreed by seven out of eight councils in the county.

Daventry District Council, East Northamptonshire Council, Kettering Borough Council, Northampton Borough Council, Northamptonshire County Council, South Northamptonshire Council and the Borough Council of Wellingborough all decided to submit the proposal while Corby Borough Council... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 15:38 by Deborah Rush

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