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Apology after Council Tax billing error

Apology after Council Tax billing error

South Northamptonshire Council is today apologising to residents for a billing error in their Council Tax.Residents of South Northamptonshire will be receiving replacement Council Tax bills in the next week or so after the originals were issued with incorrect figures.Last week around 36,000 bills landed on doormats around the district, but due to human error the figures were calculated incorrectly.Leader... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 12:23 by Deborah Rush

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Vehicle Crime

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for information.

There has been a Theft from a shed, two motorbikes stolen, a Black Arrow 125 and a Black Yamaha 125, entry gained by forcing lock, Cogenhoe caravan park, between 20:00 Wednesday 13th March 04:30 Thursday 14th March 2019
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There has been a Theft from Motor Vehicle,land rover parked on driveway, Binoculars stolen, entry gained by unknown... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 10:19 by Deborah Rush

Tags: Crime

Seatbelts Are The Difference Between Life And Death

Seatbelts Are The Difference Between Life And Death

Police officers in Northamptonshire are warning the public that the difference between life and death in a road traffic collision can often be down to whether you are wearing a seatbelt or not.

A two-week-long operation starting on Monday, March 11, will target people who fail to wear their seatbelts while on the roads. Those found to not be wearing one will face further action.

Over the course of the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 11:55 by Deborah Rush

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District council sets final budget

District council sets final budget

A budget to protect and grow the environment, communities and businesses while seeing the district through the reorganisation of local government in Northamptonshire, has been approved by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).Set alongside its 2019/20 Business Plan, SNC approved a budget of £14.6million to deliver services to the 36,067 households in the district; including waste and recycling,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:48 by Deborah Rush

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Courier Fraud

Courier Fraud

A number of Northamptonshire residents have recently received scam calls from persons pretending to be Police Officers from the Metropolitan Police. To substantiate this claim, the caller might be able to confirm some easily obtainable basic details about the victim such as their full name and address. They may also offer a telephone number for the victim to call to check that they are genuine; this... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 18:53 by Deborah Rush

Tags: Crime

Momo Challenge - Info And Advice For Parents

Momo Challenge - Info And Advice For Parents

The Momo challenge is the latest in a series of online challenges that emerge and cause enormous concern. Sometimes the challenges are more myth than reality but that doesn't reduce the worry.

What is the Momo Challenge?

The Momo character — the disfigured face attached to a bird's body — was, in fact, a prop named 'Mother Bird' made in Japan three years ago for an art exhibition. Its sinister... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 18:52 by Deborah Rush

Tags: Crime

Courier Fraud

Courier Fraud

A number of Northamptonshire residents have recently received scam calls from persons pretending to be Police Officers from the Metropolitan Police. To substantiate this claim, the caller might be able to confirm some easily obtainable basic details about the victim such as their full name and address. They may also offer a telephone number for the victim to call to check that they are genuine; this... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 18:51 by Deborah Rush

Tags: Crime

Please tell us your views on future Police and Fire Priorities for Northamptonshire

Please tell us your views on future Police and Fire Priorities for Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold is updating his Police and Crime Plan and launching a new Fire & Rescue Plan – his first since taking responsibility for Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service in January 2019.

In both plans, Stephen has outlined his priorities for actions that will help create a safer county, along with the activities that will help to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:35 by Deborah Rush

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Final stage for plan to protect and grow South Northamptonshire

Final stage for plan to protect and grow South Northamptonshire

A major new policy document which will shape any changes in South Northants for years to come has been sent to the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.

Five years in the making and after five public consultations, the South Northants Council (SNC) Local Plan Part 2 follows on from the West Northants Joint Core Strategy and adds detailed planning policies which are specific... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 12:56 by Deborah Rush

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Hm Revenue And Customs Scam

Hm Revenue And Customs Scam

Northamptonshire Police are warning people once again of scammers contacting victims claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that trick people into paying bogus debts and taxes using gift cards.

  • Fraudsters are contacting the elderly and vulnerable claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Victims are being told they have arrest warrants, outstanding debts or unpaid taxes in their name.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:02 by Deborah Rush

Tags: Crime

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