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  • Have your say on the draft West Northamptonshire Parks Development Strategy

    We are giving people the opportunity to have their say in shaping our Parks Development Strategy. Background to our strategy West Northamptonshire Council owns and manages over 150 parks and green spaces which include war memorials, and town and country parks. Our draft Parks Development strategy sets out how we will manage our major parks and green spaces, and looks at opportunities to improve and innovate within them, whilst retaining what makes them unique and... More
    Opened 15 July 2024
  • Tell us about local leisure facilities and what you do to be active

    Let us know how you feel about West Northamptonshire leisure facilities and how you get active to help us to plan and develop the delivery of services for the future. Background West Northamptonshire Council is currently developing an Active Lives Strategy and also looking at the future management of its leisure centres including how we operate the centres and deliver a high-quality service within the centres and within the community. To help us with... More
    Created 8 July 2024
  • Have your say on the West Northamptonshire Draft Tenancy Strategy

    We are consulting on the West Northamptonshire draft Tenancy Strategy. Background Every UK local authority is required by law to have a tenancy strategy which sets out the approach that Councils and Registered Providers of Social Housing need to consider when developing their own tenancy policies. This includes: The types of tenancies, The circumstances that different types of tenancies will be granted, The length of fixed-term tenancies, The... More
    Opened 8 July 2024
  • Help West Northamptonshire Council to commission good quality supported living

    Do you or a family member receive help through health or social care funded supported living? If yes, then we want to hear from you. Who is it for? Supported living is suitable for those who are 18 years old or over with certain care and support needs and have a physical disability, learning disability, autism or mental health problems. Supported living is: about having your own place to live, with the support you need being independent with your own front door... More
    Closed 7 July 2024
  • Great Oxendon Plan Submission Regulation 16 Consultation 2024

    Great Oxendon Parish Council and the Great Oxendon Neighbourhood Plan Advisory Committee have submitted the final version of the Great Oxendon Neighbourhood Plan: Great Oxendon Neighbourhood Development Plan 2023 - 2029 Submission Version, February 2024. As the local planning authority, the Council is now required to undertake a consultation to provide an opportunity for all parties to comment on whether the submitted plan meets the basic conditions before it goes to examination. This... More
    Closed 23 June 2024
  • Give us your views on our draft Local Flood Risk Management Strategy objectives

    We would like people to have their say in shaping the West Northamptonshire Local Flood Risk Management Strategy. Background West Northamptonshire Council, as Lead Local Flood Authority has a legal duty to develop a Local Flood Risk Management Strategy. Under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, we are required to develop, apply and monitor a Local Flood Risk Management Strategy which sets out how we intend to manage floods and the effect of flooding on our... More
    Closed 16 June 2024
  • Give us your views on Healthwatch

    We would like to understand how you feel about local Healthwatch services in West Northamptonshire. Background Healthwatch is an independent consumer champion for people who use health and social care services in the local area. Its job is to ensure that local voices are heard and that people’s views and experiences are used to improve existing services and to help shape services. Where issues are identified, Healthwatch will ensure that the NHS, local authorities and other... More
    Closed 16 June 2024
  • Your views on Daventry Town Centre Masterplan 2024

    West Northamptonshire Council are consulting on a Masterplan for Daventry town centre. In partnership with Savills Urban Design Studio, Mae and Camlins, we have developed a town centre vision and Masterplan for Daventry. The Masterplan identifies a range of key development opportunities and public realm improvements to act as a catalyst for economic growth. Background The Masterplan is developed on the principles established in the Daventry Vision 2035 which... More
    Closed 13 June 2024
  • Amplifying Greyfriars in Northampton

    Have your say on our refreshed vision for Greyfriars. Background Greyfriars in Northampton is been identified as a site to benefit from significant regeneration and showcase the town’s deep history. There is an opportunity to bring the area to life by reinventing existing structures and the general ground area to highlight the towns historic links to shoemaking, leathercraft, brewing, art and music to name a few. West Northamptonshire Council is working with consultation... More
    Closed 9 June 2024
  • Have your say on Towcester Town Centre revitalisation

    We are asking residents and visitors to let us know how they feel about Towcester Town Centre and what improvements they would like to see. Background The market town of Towcester boasts a long and fascinating history and features a variety of distinctive businesses, boutiques, eateries, and expansive green spaces. West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) are keen to establish a clear vision for building on Towcester’s strengths to ultimately enhance the community and sustainably... More
    Closed 9 June 2024
  • Have your say on West Northamptonshire's new draft Local Plan

    We are in the process of preparing a new Local Plan for West Northamptonshire which will guide development up to 2041, and we would like to know your thoughts on our draft version. What is the Local Plan? Our Local Plan is a strategy which allows us to plan for the future of West Northamptonshire positively and sustainably by guiding decisions on future development proposals and creating places where people wish to live, work and visit and will thrive. The draft Plan sets... More
    Closed 2 June 2024
  • West Northamptonshire Council: SEND Funding Recommendations

    West Northamptonshire Council Children and Young People’s Services are looking to gather feedback on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) funding recommendations. This makes up a final stage of consultation before the WNC SEND funding changes in September 2024. Background The council supports children and young people up to the age of 25 with SEND. Education settings (early years settings, mainstream schools, SEND units within mainstream schools and... More
    Closed 2 June 2024
  • Consultation: Your views on the (draft) West Northants Carer Strategy 2024-2029

    As a carer or as someone supporting a carer, we would like your feedback on our draft Carer Strategy 2024-29. Working with local carers living in West Northamptonshire, West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has developed a new draft strategy on how we would like to support carers. We recognise the increasingly important role that carers play in our society, and how together with partners, we must improve the help and support available to them. This draft strategy is for all unpaid... More
    Closed 30 May 2024
  • Have your say on Brackley High Street area revitalisation

    We are asking residents and visitors to let us know how they feel about the Brackley High Street area and what improvements they would like to see. Background Brackley is a unique market town based on a proud heritage and boasts independent businesses, boutique shops, quaint eateries and more. West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) are keen to establish a clear vision for building on Brackley’s strengths to ultimately enhance the community and sustainably grow the... More
    Closed 26 May 2024
  • Tell us what you are doing to support local habitats and biodiversity

    As we enter the spring and summer months the Council is looking at ways it can help promote environmental awareness for the natural environment. We would like to understand who takes part in one of the national campaigns so that we can understand how West Northamptonshire residents have positively impacted biodiversity. Background The council supports a national campaign ran by Plantlife called No Mow May. The campaign runs each year through the month of... More
    Closed 19 May 2024
  • Consultation: Help us develop services for children, young people and families

    At West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) there is lots of work happening together to review our early help offer for children, young people, and their families, and to look at how we can strengthen this work to ensure there is the right preventative support available to those who need it. Our focus on the early help offer is about how together with other organisations such as health, voluntary sector and community organisations, we can ensure families can access timely and helpful... More
    Closed 28 April 2024
  • Community Governance Review Phase 2 Consultation

    We are conducting a community governance review (CGR). This is a process for reviewing parish and town council boundaries, deciding how many councillors a parish council should have, and other local governance related arrangements. It is not a review of West Northamptonshire Ward boundaries or Parliamentary Constituency boundaries. Background West Northamptonshire Council is responsible for parish electoral and governance arrangements within West Northamptonshire. Parish... More
    Opened 26 April 2024
  • Post-16 Transport Policy Statement Consultation 2024

    We would like to know your views on changes we are proposing to our Post-16 Transport Policy Statement. Background Students are required to continue in education or training until the age of 18 years, the statutory leaving age is 16. Local Authorities have no statutory duty to provide transport for Post 16 students but instead must publish a “transport policy statement” each year, setting out how they will support young adults to access education and training. ... More
    Closed 7 April 2024
  • Have your say on our plans to improve Air Quality

    We have put together a new draft Air Quality Action Plan that provides the actions we will take to improve air quality in West Northamptonshire. Background Reducing air pollution is vitally important to our health and environment. All councils have a duty to monitor local air quality to make sure it meets certain standards; we monitor air quality in several locations across West Northamptonshire. Regular monitoring shows that air quality does not meet UK... More
    Closed 1 April 2024
  • West Northamptonshire Parks Visitors Feedback Survey

    West Northants Council manages over 160 parks and open spaces. Parks and open spaces provide vital opportunities for recreation, contributing to the physical and mental health of the people of West Northamptonshire as well as being important for habitats, supporting local wildlife and biodiversity. We would like to know your thoughts on certain major parks that exist in West Northamptonshire. If you would like to comment on more than one park, please complete a separate survey for... More
    Closed 31 March 2024
  • Have your say on Brackley Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

    We are seeking your comments and views on the draft Brackley Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan. West Northamptonshire Council have worked with transport consultants PJA, who are involved in writing the Department for Transport Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) technical guidance, and we are now consulting on our own Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans which detail proposed schemes to make it safer and easier for people to walk, wheel, or... More
    Closed 25 February 2024
  • Have your say on Towcester Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

    We are seeking your comments and views on the draft Towcester Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan. West Northamptonshire Council have worked with transport consultants PJA, who are involved in writing the Department for Transport Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) technical guidance, and we are now consulting on our own Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans which detail proposed schemes to make it safer and easier for people to walk, wheel, or... More
    Closed 25 February 2024
  • Have your say on Daventry Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

    We are seeking your comments and views on the draft Daventry Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan. West Northamptonshire Council have worked with transport consultants PJA, who are involved in writing the Department for Transport Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) technical guidance, and we are now consulting on our own Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans which detail proposed schemes to make it safer and easier for people to walk, wheel, or... More
    Closed 25 February 2024
  • Give us your views on the draft Northampton Town Centre Environmental Policy

    We are looking to introduce a Northampton Town Centre Environmental Policy. This will help enhance the town centre by helping with the overall cleanliness and amenity and set out the way that businesses handle their commercial waste. Your views will help us gather public opinion, shape parts of the policy that are to do with waste from businesses in the town centre and help us to understand if there are any obstacles that businesses face in respect of their waste. ... More
    Closed 18 February 2024
  • Eastern/Central European population Survey

    Are you Eastern/Central European and live in Northamptonshire? If you were born in or originate from - Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, or Ukraine - please help us by completing this survey about you and your community West Northamptonshire Council, along with North Northamptonshire Council... More
    Closed 12 February 2024
  • Community Governance Review 2023/24 - Phase 1 Consultation

    We are responsible for electoral and governance arrangements within the area, these include town and parish boundaries, the number of town and parish councillors, arrangements for wards, and meetings of groups and parish councils. Background Following government and Local Government Boundary Commission for England guidance, we carried out a review this summer (2023) to seek requests from parishes who wanted to make certain changes to their parish arrangements. The feedback... More
    Closed 31 January 2024
  • West Northamptonshire Council Draft Budget 2024/25 Consultation

    Every year West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) plans for the money it will have available and how it should be spent on delivering services in line with the priorities and objectives set out in its Corporate Plan. At their meeting on 12 December 2023, the Council’s Cabinet approved plans to consult the public on WNC's draft budget for 2024-25 and we are now seeking views on these proposals. Our plans and budget proposals make sure that... More
    Closed 23 January 2024
  • Brixworth housing needs survey

    West Northamptonshire Council is conducting a housing needs survey in Brixworth. If you have a connection to Brixworth, such as you live there, have family or work there, we would like to hear from you. Housing needs surveys are completed to help identify current and future housing need at a local level. Information collected from the surveys helps the council to understand and work towards improving the housing supply to meet those needs and looks at whether the area needs market... More
    Closed 14 January 2024
  • Tell us about your views on Public Rental e-scooters and e-bikes

    West Northamptonshire Council has an activity called Scrutiny where Councillors look at issues affecting the people of West Northamptonshire or how the Council works and makes recommendations. The Place Overview and Scrutiny Committee is calling for evidence about the opportunities and issues relating to the use of public rental e-scooters and e-bikes operating within Northampton and Moulton. E-scooters and e-bikes provide people with a cost-effective and sustainable mode of... More
    Closed 11 January 2024
  • Amplifying Greyfriars in Northampton

    Help us amplify the future of Greyfriars’ Northampton by answering our survey! At the crossroads between the Market Square and Roadmender, between the Cultural Quarter and the Racecourse, Greyfriars sits empty. A piece of Northampton that is calling out to be revamped into a meaningful open space, a neighbourhood for all. Background The area known as Greyfriars is situated at the heart of Northampton Town Centre. It has been identified through the Council’s Masterplan... More
    Closed 7 January 2024
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