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Work starts to transform Northampton’s historic Market Square

Work starts to transform Northampton’s historic Market Square

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire Council:

Leading construction firm Stepnell Ltd has started work today (Monday 6 February) on the transformation of Northampton's Market Square.

Located at the heart of the town, Northampton's Market Square is set to be transformed to better reflect the wonderful, historic public space that it is. As well as the use of high-quality paving and materials,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 13:31 by Clerk

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West Northamptonshire apprentices – earn while you learn scheme boosts career progression

West Northamptonshire apprentices – earn while you learn scheme boosts career progression

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire:

An apprenticeship scheme at West Northamptonshire Council is going from strength to strength with 80 active learners now employed by the authority.

This week the UK is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, offering a chance for businesses and apprentices across the country to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 13:29 by Clerk

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Children’s Mental Health Week sees art competition launched in schools across West Northamptonshire

Children’s Mental Health Week sees art competition launched in schools across West Northamptonshire

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire Council:

Today, Monday 6 February marks the start of a weeklong national campaign for Children's Mental Health Week (6 to 12 February) with a special theme of 'Let's Connect', putting a focus on the power of meaningful connections on our mental health.

Healthy connections with our friends, families and those around us positively impact our mental... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 13:28 by Clerk

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Fees and charges focus for budget proposals

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire Council:

Proposals by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) to increase fees and charges for important, non-essential services will help to address an unprecedented rise in running costs and service demand for the year ahead.

The Council, which was facing the risk of a significant budget shortfall for 2023/24, plans to protect critical services for... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 09:59 by Clerk

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Council investing to save, earn and enhance

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire Council:

Next year's budget will see West Northamptonshire Council invest an additional £30m in capital funding on a range of projects, some of which will help reduce costs and generate income to support services in future years.

Other schemes set to move forward in the year ahead will help tackle speeding in rural areas, create new cycleways... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 09:58 by Clerk

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Council sets out budget proposals for year ahead

Council sets out budget proposals for year ahead

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire Council:

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has today set out budget proposals for 2023/24 that will address a significant funding gap whilst still protecting essential services

In common with local authorities across the country, the Council is facing severe financial pressures due to a range of factors including the current economic recession,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 09:57 by Clerk

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International Women’s Day event set to be biggest yet

International Women’s Day event set to be biggest yet

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire Council:

This year's International Women's Day event is set to be West Northants' biggest yet with over 30 stalls, a variety of performances, workshops, and more.

Taking place at the Guildhall, St Giles Square, Northampton, on Saturday, 4 March from 11am to 3pm, the event will include African drumming and dance performances, a Flavour of Somalia... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Feb 2023 09:15 by Clerk

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Applications now open to be part of Northampton Pride 2023

Applications now open to be part of Northampton Pride 2023

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire Council:

Performers, food vendors, stallholders, volunteers, and community groups are invited to take part in this year's Northampton Pride, which will take place on Saturday, 8 July from 11am to 6.30pm.

The event, which is organised by the Northampton Pride Committee and West Northants Council's LGBTQ+ and Allies Forum, celebrates the LGBTQ+ community... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Feb 2023 09:13 by Clerk

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Consultation on improvements to Abington Park walking and cycling routes

Consultation on improvements to Abington Park walking and cycling routes

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire Council:

People across West Northamptonshire are being invited to provide their views on plans to improve walking and cycling routes in the Abington Park area and encourage more active ways of travelling.

Residents, businesses and community groups can provide their feedback on West Northamptonshire Council's consultation from Wednesday 1 February... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 15:48 by Clerk

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Northampton library launches reading programme to combat loneliness

Northampton library launches reading programme to combat loneliness

Please find below a message from West Northamptonshire Council:

Northampton Central Library has launched a new programme to bring book lovers together in a bid to help combat loneliness.

Reading Friends aims to use books and games to help overcome social isolation by encouraging people to get together to read, share stories, meet new friends and have fun.

The UK-wide programme, run in partnership with... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 15:43 by Clerk

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