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  • Term Dates for West Northamptonshire schools for the 2024-25 academic year

    West Northamptonshire Council is now consulting on proposed term dates for Community and Voluntary Controlled schools for the 2024-25 academic year. The consultation will run from Monday 28 November 2022 – Saturday 31 December 2022. Please note that Academies, Free, Foundation and... More
    Opened 28 November 2022
  • Brockhall Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan Consultation 2022

    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 Brockhall Conservation Area. We would like to hear the views of residents, the community and all other... More
    Opened 21 November 2022
  • Accessing leisure centres for people with disabilities

    West Northamptonshire Council's Disabled People's Forum are working with Leisure Centres across West Northants as well as Northamptonshire Sport to find out more about what people with disabilities want when it comes to accessing leisure centres in order to be active. We are interested in... More
    Opened 17 November 2022
  • Consultation on school admission arrangements for September 2024

    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... More
    Opened 14 November 2022
  • Have your say on new powers for the Council to enforce against moving traffic offences in West Northamptonshire

    By Regulations that came into effect in May 2022 through the Traffic Management Act (2004) and associated guidance, West Northamptonshire Council is undertaking a six-week consultation to enable the Council to expand the work it already does against illegal and dangerous parking and misuse of bus... More
    Opened 10 November 2022
  • Have your say on proposed arrangement one-off fee for self-funders who fund their own adult social care

    West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) wants to hear residents’ views on the introduction of a proposed one-off fee for those who entirely self-fund their own adult social care, either in their own home or in a residential setting. The proposed fee is to support the Council's administration... More
    Opened 9 November 2022
  • Boundary Commission for England - 2023 Parliamentary Boundary Review

    West Northamptonshire Council has been asked by the Boundary Commission for England to promote their 2023 Parliamentary Boundary Review consultation - please see details below: Constituency boundaries are changing, and it’s your final chance to help shape the new map. The Boundary... More
    Opened 8 November 2022
  • Public Spaces Protection Order consultation: Francis Jetty

    West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is considering whether to make a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to close off a pedestrian route between two town centre roads, in order to help control anti-social behaviour . ... More
    Opened 8 November 2022
  • Northampton Local Plan Part 2 Proposed Further Main Modifications Consultation November 2022

    Having been through several stages of public consultation previously, the Northampton Local Plan Part 2 is being examined by Government-appointed Inspectors who have stated that, subject to further main modifications to the Plan being made, they would be able to find the Plan sound. They have... More
    Opened 7 November 2022
  • Parent-Infant Relationship services - Parents/Families' Survey

    Public Health Northamptonshire would like your help in sharing your views as parents/carers/family/friends to develop a new service across North and West Council areas. The "parent-infant relationship" (also known as attachment and bonding) is at the heart of healthy development for babies;... More
    Opened 24 October 2022
  • Hackney Carriage fares increase proposal 2022

    Under the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 Section 65, West Northamptonshire Council is providing a 14-day notice period, inviting responses on a proposal to increase taxi fares across West Northamptonshire. Why are we proposing the change? Cabinet members have... More
    Opened 22 September 2022
  • Harlestone Neighbourhood Plan Submission Regulation 16 Consultation 2022

    Harlestone Parish Council and the Harlestone Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group have submitted the final version of the Harlestone Neighbourhood Plan: Harlestone Neighbourhood Development Plan 30 August 2022 Submission. As the local planning authority, the Council is now required to undertake... More
    Opened 21 September 2022
  • Emergencies: How prepared are you?

    As part of the national #30Days30WaysUK campaign, September is Preparedness Month and we run an annual survey to find out how prepared people are for emergencies that may happen. Since 2015, the 30Days30WaysUK campaign aims to inspire and empower people to be more ‘emergency ready’. ... More
    Opened 1 September 2022
  • Have your say on the Local Government Boundary Commission for England’s electoral review of new ward boundaries for West Northamptonshire

    West Northamptonshire Council is currently undergoing an electoral review that is run by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England. They are developing a new pattern of wards for West Northamptonshire Council. The Commission is the independent body that draws these boundaries. It... More
    Opened 30 August 2022
  • Parklands Maintained Nursery School notice of consultation 2022

    West Northamptonshire Council along with the Governing Body of Parklands Maintained Nursery School are proposing to lower the nursery age range from 3 to 5 years to 2 to 5 years from 31st October 2022. As part of the statutory decision-making process for school organisational changes of... More
    Opened 24 August 2022
  • West Northamptonshire cost of home care - survey for homecare providers

    Local providers of home care services across West Northants are being encouraged to contribute to a survey on the fair cost of care. The Department of Health and Social Care White Paper, “People at the Heart of Care”, seeks to significantly drive change on how future social care is... More
    Opened 14 July 2022
  • South Northamptonshire Part 2 Local Plan - Employment Allocations Supplementary Planning Document - Consultation

    We are seeking people’s views on a new draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for employment land allocations, which would sit alongside the South Northamptonshire Part 2 Local Plan 2011-2029. The South Northamptonshire Part 2 Local Plan 2011-2029 was adopted in July 2020 to help... More
    Opened 7 July 2022
  • Northampton Local Plan Part 2 Modifications Consultation

    Having been through several stages of public consultation previously, the Northampton Local Plan Part 2 is being examined by Government-appointed inspectors who have stated that, subject to certain main modifications to the Plan being made, they would be able to find the Plan sound. They have... More
    Opened 7 July 2022
  • West Northamptonshire Parks Visitors Feedback Survey

    West Northants Council manages over 190 parks and open spaces, the majority being situated within Northampton Town. This feedback survey is about 22 of these parks. Parks and open spaces provide vital opportunities for recreation, contributing to the physical and mental health of the people... More
    Opened 30 June 2022
  • Have your say on the Gambling Act 2005 - Statement of Licensing Policy 2022-2025

    We are gathering views about our draft Gambling Act 2005-Statement of Licensing Policy 2022-2025. Under the Gambling Act 2005, the Council regulates the provision of premises for gambling (including betting shops, bingo halls and amusement arcades), the provision of gaming machines in... More
    Opened 27 June 2022
  • Newnham Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan Consultation 2022

    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 Newnham Conservation Area. We would like to hear the views of residents, the community and all other... More
    Opened 6 June 2022
  • Consultation: ASC unit at Hunsbury Park Primary School

    West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has identified the need to provide additional specialist school places for children in receipt of an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP), in all areas of West Northamptonshire. There has been a significant increase in the demand for Special Educational Needs &... More
    Opened 19 May 2022
  • Initial consultation: new free special school 2022

    West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has identified the need to provide additional specialist school places for children and young people, preferably to the south-west of Northampton, within reasonable travelling distance of Towcester, Daventry and Brackley. The need is for places for pupils... More
    Opened 4 May 2022
  • Helping us to shape our new Housing Strategy

    West Northamptonshire Council is developing a new housing strategy which will be a high-level document that will explain our vision, plans and priorities for the next two years. Housing is not just having a roof over your head; everyone deserves a home that is affordable, safe, secure and... More
    Opened 14 April 2022
  • Consultation on BT Payphone in Whilton

    BT Proposals to remove Telephony Equipment from K6 telephone kiosk BT is proposing to remove the telephony equipment from the K6 telephone box in Main Street Whilton. The box is a listed building (Grade II), and the parish council has expressed a desire to adopt the box which would ensure... More
    Opened 11 April 2022
  • Canons Ashby 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 Canons Ashby Conservation Area. We would like to hear the views of residents, the community and all... More
    Opened 4 April 2022
  • Have your say on how the new Market Square should be used

    We are inviting people to give their views on what events and other features Northampton Market Square should host following its redevelopment. A key part of the project is to help create a large public space which can be used for a variety of purposes, and we would like to hear awhat... More
    Opened 31 March 2022
  • Project Gigabit: Public Review Launch in Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes (Lot 12)

    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 a Public Review to help identify areas in Lot 12... More
    Opened 29 March 2022
  • Overview and Scrutiny Consultation: Management of Trees

    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 Scrutiny Committee has set up a task panel to look at the way the Council manages... More
    Opened 28 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... More
    Opened 7 March 2022
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