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  • Customer Services opening hours in the new Northamptonshire unitary authorities

    The 'Customer Services opening hours in the new Northamptonshire unitary authorities' engagement activity ran from 7 July to midnight on 23 August 2020 on the Future Northants Consultation Hub as part of preparations for the formation of West Northamptonshire Council. The engagement activity has been added to the West Northamptonshire Consultation Hub as a matter of record and to provide feedback on how consultation responses assisted decision making. The way local government... More
    Closed 23 August 2020
  • Have your say on the new West Northamptonshire Council logo

    The 'Have your say on the new West Northamptonshire Council logo' engagement activity ran from 17 August to midnight on 6 September 2020 on the Future Northants Consultation Hub as part of preparations for the formation of West Northamptonshire Council. The engagement activity has been added to the West Northamptonshire Consultation Hub as a matter of record and to provide feedback on how consultation responses assisted decision making. The West Northamptonshire Shadow Authority is... More
    Closed 6 September 2020
  • West Northamptonshire Council Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS) consultation 2021-22

    West Northamptonshire Council Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS) Consultation 2021-22 ran from 2 November to midnight on 13 December 2020 on the Future Northants Consultation Hub as part of preparations for the formation of West Northamptonshire Council. The consultation has been added to the West Northamptonshire Consultation Hub as a matter of record and to provide feedback on how consultation responses assisted decision making. Background The Local Council Tax... More
    Closed 13 December 2020
  • West Northamptonshire Council Draft Budget 2021-22 consultation

    West Northamptonshire Council Draft Budget 2021-22 Consultation ran from 6 December 2020 to midnight on 2 February 2021 on the Future Northants Consultation Hub as part of preparations for the formation of West Northamptonshire Council. The consultation has been added to the West Northamptonshire Consultation Hub as a matter of record and to provide feedback on how consultation responses assisted decision making. The first draft budget for West Northamptonshire Council was approved... More
    Closed 2 February 2021
  • Traffic Regulation Order: Spring Boroughs, Northampton

    Three Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) are being proposed in the Spring Boroughs area of Northampton which aim to increase the number of available parking spaces. West Northamptonshire Council’s Community Safety and Engagement Team has worked with groups in the Spring Boroughs area of Northampton to consider changes to Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs). This has resulted in a number of proposals which aim to increase the number of parking spaces that are available... More
    Closed 13 June 2021
  • Traffic regulation order: The Mounts, Northampton

    Seventeen Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs), across seven streets, are being proposed in the Mounts area of Northampton which aim to increase the number of available parking spaces. West Northamptonshire Council’s Community Safety and Engagement Team has worked with groups in the Mounts area of Northampton to consider changes to Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs). This has resulted in a number of proposals which aim to increase the number of parking spaces that are available while... More
    Closed 13 June 2021
  • Fair Access Protocol for West Northamptonshire schools in 2021 to 2022 consultation

    West Northamptonshire Council, as the local authority, is raising awareness of changes to the Fair Access Protocol in the new School Admissions Code 2021, which comes into force on 1 September 2021. This consultation is to enable schools, as well as other potentially interested parties, to register their views and opinions. Each local authority must have a Fair Access Protocol, agreed with the majority of schools in its area, to ensure that unplaced and... More
    Closed 15 August 2021
  • Have your say on West Northamptonshire Council’s communications

    How would you like West Northamptonshire Council to share news and updates? There have been some major changes recently to how council services are being delivered in your area – and we’d like to know how to keep you updated with news and information about them. Your new West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) launched in April, replacing the previous councils covering Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire and bringing services for all these areas under one... More
    Closed 30 August 2021
  • Briar Hill community engagement survey

    The agencies working in Briar Hill would like to know what residents of Briar Hill think about their area and what they would like to see in the future. The Briar Hill Community Engagement survey is available to help the agencies stay up to date and understand the ongoing issues for residents in the area; as well as provide them the opportunity to learn more about the services in their area. The survey has been developed by the Council in partnership with the police, fire services,... More
    Closed 31 August 2021
  • West Northamptonshire Council Constitution review 2021

    We are seeking views from individuals and organisations within the communities of West Northamptonshire on how our Council Constitution could be improved. How the Council exercises its powers and duties in accordance with the law is set out in its Constitution. The Constitution describes how the Council operates, how decisions are made, and the procedures that are followed to ensure that it is efficient, transparent and accountable to its local citizens. The purpose of the... More
    Closed 31 August 2021
  • Do you have flood resilience measures installed in your home?

    As part of the Ox-Cam Pathfinder Project, West Northamptonshire Council, in partnership with 8 local authorities, would like to know about the flood resilience measures installed in homes across the Oxford-Cambridge Arc (Ox-Cam) region. The Ox-Cam Property Flood Resilience (PFR) Pathfinder Project aims to find new and innovative ways of embedding flood resilience into properties (both homes and businesses) and help raise the understanding of property flood resilience across the... More
    Closed 3 September 2021
  • Proposal by West Northamptonshire Council to make Land West of Thorpeville, Moulton, available to the Department for Education for delivery of a new secondary free school

    People are invited to give their views on proposals which would see a new secondary school built near Moulton to meet the demand for places in the area. West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has a legal obligation to provide a sufficiency of school places in all areas of West Northamptonshire. Since September 2019 a deficit of Year 7 places has been experienced in Northampton town. Whilst WNC (and its predecessor organisation, Northamptonshire County Council) have... More
    Closed 3 September 2021
  • Overview and Scrutiny Committees: What should they investigate over the next twelve months?

    West Northamptonshire Council's Overview and Scrutiny Committees are asking for people to submit their ideas about what the committees should investigate over the next twelve months. The committees can look into any issue affecting residents or the West Northamptonshire Council area, and ideas do not need to be related to Council services. We have three Overview and Scrutiny Committees: Corporate Scrutiny Committee which scrutinises strategic priorities, the budget and... More
    Closed 27 September 2021
  • Bus back better: How can we improve bus services across North and West Northamptonshire?

    North Northamptonshire Council and West Northamptonshire Council have both committed to develop a Bus Service Improvement Plan and form an Enhanced Partnership with local bus operators to implement improvements in their bus networks in line with the Government's National Bus Strategy “Bus Back Better”. To help us with this work, we are seeking your views on the improvements you would like to see in local bus services by answering the survey below. This is your opportunity to... More
    Closed 10 October 2021
  • Oxford-Cambridge Arc: Have your say

    The Government has launched a consultation on future development across the Oxford Cambridge Arc which includes Northamptonshire. A new plan aims to enhance the infrastructure, environment and new developments in the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire. This public consultation is the first of three that will guide a new Spatial Framework over the next two years. Comments received in the... More
    Closed 12 October 2021
  • Pitsford Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 consultation

    West Northamptonshire Council has a legal responsibility to undertake a consultation on the submitted version of a neighbourhood plan. Pitsford Parish Council and the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group submitted their final version of the Pitsford Neighbourhood Plan to West Northamptonshire Council in August 2021. As the local planning authority, the Council is required to undertake a consultation to provide the opportunity for all parties to comment on whether the submitted plan... More
    Closed 15 October 2021
  • Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme consultation 2022 to 2023

    We are seeking your views on the Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme for West Northamptonshire Council for 2022 to 2023. The Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (sometimes known as Council Tax Support) is to help people on low income to pay their Council Tax. Local Council Tax Reduction Schemes (LCTRS) were introduced from April 2013 when Council Tax Benefit was abolished and replaced by locally agreed schemes. Those of pensioner age are protected by... More
    Closed 17 October 2021
  • Great Houghton Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 consultation

    West Northamptonshire Council has a legal responsibility to undertake a consultation on the submitted version of a neighbourhood plan. Great Houghton Parish Council submitted their final version of the Great Houghton Neighbourhood Development Plan to West Northamptonshire Council in August 2021. As the local planning authority, the Council is required to undertake a consultation to provide the opportunity for all parties to comment on whether the submitted plan meets the basic... More
    Closed 25 October 2021
  • Have your say on bus lane enforcement at Weedon Road / St James’ Road, Northampton

    West Northamptonshire Council is seeking views on its Bus Lane Enforcement Scheme as part of a review of the arrangements for Northampton Town. We would like to hear your views about current enforcement in the Weedon Road / St James’ Road area of Northampton. The purpose of the bus lane and enforcement is to ensure that bus services run to time and provide an alternative to car travel, thereby reducing congestion and improving choice. It also allows taxis,... More
    Closed 2 November 2021
  • Article 4(1) Directions for conservation areas at Everdon, Flore, Kilsby, Little Everdon, Pitsford, Staverton, Weedon and Welford consultation

    As the local planning authority, West Northamptonshire Council is consulting on Article 4(1) Directions for eight conservation areas in the Daventry area of West Northamptonshire. West Northamptonshire Council is undertaking a second consultation on the Article 4(1) Directions for conservation areas at: Everdon Flore Kilsby Little Everdon Pitsford Staverton Weedon Welford The Article 4 Directions for the conservation areas outlined above can... More
    Closed 9 November 2021
  • Project Gigabit: Open Market Review

    An Open Market Review request for information from broadband network providers operating in intervention areas identified in the second release of Phase 2 of Project Gigabit. The Government is on a mission to deliver lightning-fast, reliable broadband to everyone in the UK and is investing £5 billion in Project Gigabit to ensure that hard-to-reach communities are not left out. Building Digital UK (BDUK) is carrying out an Open Market Review (OMR) in 6 areas including parts of... More
    Closed 22 November 2021
  • West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan: Spatial options consultation

    West Northamptonshire Council is preparing a new strategic plan which will guide development for the area up to 2050. The West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan (WNSP) sets out a vision for West Northamptonshire in 2050 and the objectives to realise the ambitions for our economy, our communities and our environment. What’s included in the Strategic Plan? Find out more about the West Northamptonshire Strategic Plan More Information To address the key... More
    Closed 24 December 2021
  • Consultation on school admission arrangements for September 2023 intakes

    All admission authorities are required to formally consult if they want to make any changes to their schools’ admission arrangements for the following school year. They also have to consult on their schools’ admission arrangements at least once every 7 years, even if there have been no changes during that period. West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) co-ordinates an annual school admissions consultation on behalf of all schools in the council area, regardless of who the admission... More
    Closed 31 December 2021
  • Cottesbrooke Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan Consultation

    West Northamptonshire Council is reviewing conservation areas in the Daventry area, as well as considering new designations. A draft appraisal and management plan has been prepared for the Cottesbrooke Conservation Area. We would like to hear the views of residents, the community and all other stakeholders on the draft appraisal and management plan. Before providing your comments, please read the draft appraisal and view a map of the proposed conservation area boundary by visiting:... More
    Closed 17 January 2022
  • West Northamptonshire Council Draft Budget 2022/23 Consultation

    At a meeting held on 21st December, West Northamptonshire Council’s Cabinet approved for consultation its draft budget for 2022-23 and we are now seeking views on these proposals. The main proposals are: To increase the average Council Tax by 2.99%, comprising 1.99% core tax and a further 1% adult social care precept, which is the maximum amount permitted. This would contribute around £ 9.77m per annum and would represent an average Band D level of... More
    Closed 1 February 2022
  • Addendum - Upper Nene Valley Gravel Pits Special Protection Area - Mitigation Strategy (Draft) - Consultation

    West Northamptonshire Council is consulting on the Draft Upper Nene Valley Gravel Pits Special Protection Area (SPA) Mitigation Strategy which will eventually be an addendum to the Upper Nene Valley Gravel Pits SPA Supplementary Planning Document (SPD). The draft mitigation strategy sets out a range of measures and associated costs to protect the Upper Nene Valley Gravel Pits SPA from recreational pressure resulting from proposed housing growth within 3km of the SPA. The Council is... More
    Closed 7 February 2022
  • Kilsby Review Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 16 Consultation

    Kilsby Review Neighbourhood Development Plan 2021- 2029 Submission Kilsby Parish Council and the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group have now submitted their final version of the Kilsby Review Neighbourhood Development Plan. As the local planning authority we are 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. The basic conditions are that the plan; ... More
    Closed 11 March 2022
  • Join in our big conversation and have your say on how to make West Northants thrive

    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 is holding 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 topics, including making the area more sustainable place to live and work.... More
    Closed 27 March 2022
  • Term Dates for West Northamptonshire schools for the 2023-24 academic year

    West Northamptonshire Council is now consulting on proposed term dates for Community and Voluntary Controlled schools for the 2023-24 academic year. The consultation will run from Monday 7 March 2022 – Sunday 3 April 2022. Please note that Academies, Free, Foundation and Voluntary Aided schools can set their term dates, although they may choose to adopt those used by the local authority. The proposed term dates are as follows: Autumn term 2023 Friday 1 September to... More
    Closed 3 April 2022
  • Public Spaces Protection Order Consultation: ownership of dogs and prohibition of smoking in certain places.

    West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is considering whether to make a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to promote responsible dog ownership and prohibit smoking in certain public spaces across the former administrative council areas of Daventry District and South Northants. A PSPO allows councils to impose restrictions on the use of specific areas. A PSPO can deal with persistent and unreasonable nuisances and anti-social behaviour that has a detrimental effect on the... More
    Closed 4 April 2022
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