Author: Sandra Mitcham
Residents of North Northamptonshire can look forward to a seamless customer experience when they visit the new unitary Council's website, which launched in its full form today.
Following a successful public test (called a beta) – an extensive testing phase allowing the Council to implement any necessary improvements ahead of launch – the public is being encouraged to visit the new site:... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 08:23 by Sandra Mitcham
Elections are due to take place on 6th May 2021 for all seats on Higham Ferrers Town Council, North Northants Unitary Authority and the Police and Crime Commissioner.
For more information click on the links below.
All nomination... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 09:16 by Sandra Mitcham
New apps launched for East Northants town centres
Four apps have been launched to help revitalise high streets, drive recovery in light of the coronavirus pandemic and encourage more people to shop local across East Northants.
East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) has worked with the Town Councils in Rushden, Higham Ferrers, Thrapston and Irthlingborough on four individual apps which provide a central... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 17:43 by Sandra Mitcham
The short section of footpath from Bury Close towards the path (VC1) that links to Midland Road, is temporarily closed whilst the surface is upgraded to tarmac.
The works are expected to take 2 weeks and the Council apologises for the inconvenience whilst these works take place.
Posted: Fri, 19 Mar 2021 18:29 by Sandra Mitcham
Elections are due to take place on 6th May 2021 for all seats on Higham Ferrers Town Council.
To find out more about standing to be a Town Councillor click on the link below.
Northants CALC is holding an Elections Q&A on Monday 22 March 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. aimed at prospective candidates who wish to learn more about the role... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 14:55 by Sandra Mitcham
From today, Rushden, Higham Ferrers and Wellingborough will host a Voi e-scooter trial, giving its residents a new, green, accessible and socially distanced way of travel, particularly useful for journeys from one to three miles.
While Covid restrictions are in place, e-scooters enable key workers to make the necessary journeys without going on public transport or jumping on a car.
Initially, there will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 09:00 by Sandra Mitcham
East Northamptonshire Council is seeking the views of interested parties on the pre-submission version of the district's Local Plan.
The Local Plan sets out planning policies for East Northamptonshire and helps to shape new housing opportunities and deliver community and green infrastructure to support future growth. It will also help to ensure future planning applications including up to date policy... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Feb 2021 09:27 by Sandra Mitcham
A virtual festival will be held from 22 - 28 February to provide help and support for businesses in East Northants and Wellingborough as part of the Recovery Through Enterprise programme.
The Recovery Through Enterprise programme was set up, by local authorities and organisations, in light of the coronavirus pandemic to support local businesses and partner organisations from across the county and offers... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 10:41 by Sandra Mitcham
Over the weekend there was a stone fall from the inner side of a historic perimeter wall at Chichele College. The masonry fell onto the college's garden. As a necessary safety precaution, the police have closed College Street, as well as the pavement, to protect the public from the risk of further falling masonry. Specialists from English Heritage are now working to ensure that the wall is stabilised.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 08:32 by Sandra Mitcham
NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched the next phase of the latest 'Help Us, Help You' campaign which focuses on the NHS 111 service as a new way to access A&E.
If you have an urgent but not life-threatening medical need, make sure you contact NHS 111 first rather than going straight to A&E. If you do need urgent care, then NHS 111 can now book you in to be seen quickly and safely in... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 16:44 by Sandra Mitcham