Time capsule buried to commemorate the end of East Northants Council
A time capsule has been buried in the gardens at East Northamptonshire Council to commemorate the end of the Council on 31 March 2021.
Cllr Helen Howell, ENC's final Chairman, alongside ENC's Chief Executive David Oliver officially buried the capsule during a ceremony on Wednesday 17 March.
Staff at ENC were invited to suggest items... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 12:41 by Donna Anderson
East Northamptonshire Council holds final and historic civic council meeting
After 47 years, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) met for the final time on Monday, 22 March before ENC ceases to exist on 31 March and is replaced by the new North Northamptonshire Council.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the meeting was held virtually and alongside the usual council business, there were tributes to the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 14:29 by Donna Anderson
Voluntary and community sector organisations across East Northants are reminded that they could be eligible for funding to help them with their work.
East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) helped nearly 30 community projects and groups between October and December 2020 with funding advice for a variety of projects, including building repairs, improvements to community facilities and making buildings Covid-19... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 Feb 2021 10:21 by Emily Arrow
Residents can now give their views on how they think East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is performing via the annual council survey.
The survey is an opportunity for people to give their feedback on public services in the district, where they feel improvements can be made and also look forward to the new Northamptonshire Council which will replace ENC on 1 April 2021.
Cllr Steven North, Leader of East... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 12:00 by Emily Arrow
Help for East Northamptonshire businesses during COVID
East Northamptonshire Council has announced a further business support funding package to support businesses that have had to close or have been severely impacted due to the recent lockdown measures.
These grants differ from those offered earlier in the year, in amounts available and eligibility criteria. Previous schemes are now closed.
The new Local... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 14:33 by Donna Anderson
Recovery Through Enterprise – Driving economic recovery
East Northamptonshire Council, the Borough Council of Wellingborough and Northamptonshire County Council have today launched their economic recovery prospectus, 'Recovery Through Enterprise' to support local businesses and residents through the current economic difficulties resulting from the impact of Covid-19.
The prospectus details the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:18 by Donna Anderson
Have your say on Rushden planning proposals
Following consultation on the East Northamptonshire Local Plan earlier this year, East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is asking residents to have their say on two proposed housing sites in Rushden.
Land to the west of Rushden Lakes has already been discussed by councillors and officers are currently working with Natural England to address concerns about the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 12:29 by Donna Anderson
New tool to increase recycling in East Northants launches
As part of East Northamptonshire Council's (ENC) long term strategy to combat contamination in recycling bins across the district, each household will shortly receive a sticker to place inside their recycling bin lid which reminds residents about what can and cannot be recycled.
The stickers will be included in the next issue of ENC's resident... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 10:55 by Donna Anderson
Nominate your East Northamptonshire Champions
The Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council (ENC), Cllr Helen Howell, has launched a new awards scheme to recognise the local heroes across the district and the excellent work they do in local communities which often goes unrecognised.
The winners of the East Northamptonshire Council Champions will be announced during a ceremony on Wednesday 10 February... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 12:26 by Donna Anderson
Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels.
With the Government launching a new initiative to combat obesity in England, East Northamptonshire Council is encouraging everyone to explore the countryside, cycle paths and Nene Valley on two wheels whilst getting fit and healthy at the same time.
For those who want to get out and about in East Northamptonshire, but are not sure where to start, Destination... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 14:25 by Donna Anderson