Residents across West Northamptonshire are being reminded they can sign up for the forthcoming year of optional, chargeable garden waste collections which begin next month.
The annual subscription charge for the fortnightly service from 4 April 2022 to the end of March 2023 is £42 per bin and can be paid online via debit or credit card at www.westnorthants.gov.uk/gardenwaste
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Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 09:54 by Deborah Rush
People living and working across West Northants are encouraged to get involved in the biggest conversation yet about shaping local services and improving their community.
West Northamptonshire Council today launches the Thrive West Northants Big Conversation – an online forum where residents and businesses can have their say on anything and everything to help develop future plans on a range of... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 11:32 by Deborah Rush
With climate change causing nature and biodiversity across the world to decline at an alarming rate, South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) has pledged to support the planting of 92,515 trees in the district – one tree for every resident.
Teaming up with the Woodland Trust and Lloyds Bank, SNC wants to support local landowners to plant more trees and improve the district's biodiversity.
SNC has been... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:18 by Deborah Rush
Residents can now have their say on the Council's vision for tackling air pollution in the district, with the opening of the consultation on the South Northants Air Quality Action Plan for 2021 to 2026.
The plan outlines the actions that South Northants Council (SNC) proposes to improve air quality for those who live and work in the district.
A 12-week consultation on the proposed plan opens this month... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 11:38 by Deborah Rush
I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to Coronavirus in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also hoping to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access support if you need to self-isolate, if you become unwell, or if you require... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 10:34 by Deborah Rush
South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) has made it even easier for residents and businesses to access information and services with a new online contact form.
The mobile-friendly form allows users to access a huge range of services and information with the click of a button, including finding out about waste and recycling across the district or making a Council Tax payment.
The contact form also gives... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 10:02 by Deborah Rush
Public Health Northamptonshire encourages local people to take first step in their weight loss journey
Public Health England has launched a national 'Better Health' campaign to support individuals to lose weight, while also providing advice and support for quitting smoking, drinking less and looking after their mental health.
COVID-19 has affected the whole country; for almost everyone, life has had to fundamentally change. But it has also prompted many people to reflect and think more seriously about... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Aug 2020 13:40 by Deborah Rush
After more than six years of work, hundreds of representations from the public, businesses and other local authorities, a major planning policy could soon be adopted by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).The Local Plan Part 2 allocates land for development, areas to be protected from development and the policies used to determine planning applications in those areas up to 2029.This week a Planning... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:31 by Deborah Rush
Residents in South Northamptonshire are being challenged to reduce, reuse and recycle to help shrink their carbon footprint and save money.Cllr Dermot Bambridge, South Northamptonshire Council's portfolio holder for environmental services, said: "Every time we throw something away, all of the resources that went into making it are thrown away too."These include all the materials that went into making... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 15 May 2020 12:18 by Deborah Rush
Police officers leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Northamptonshire are planning to hold a special Facebook Live Q&A session for children on Thursday, April 30, at 4.30pm.
Since the country was locked down over a month ago, the Force has been holding weekly live Q&A sessions on Facebook which have given people of all ages an opportunity to engage with their local police officers... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 11:01 by Deborah Rush