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Make a Difference - Become a Foster Carer

Make a difference – become a foster carer with Northamptonshire County Council

Could you offer a looked after child a stable, loving home?

Northamptonshire County Council is looking to recruit more foster carers to provide homes for some of the 1,000 looked after children in the county.

There's a particular need to find loving families for sibling groups, older children and children with complex needs.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:31 by Administrator

Tags: Social Care

Road Closure Due: Brampton Wood Lane

A planned road closure for a section of the Brampton Wood Lane is expected to be closed for one day on the 5th October 2017, this is to allow for BT to safely undertake works to an underground structure.

It is expected that the road will be closed between 09:30 and 15:30.

A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here https://roadworks.org?tm=176842

Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:12 by James McKechnie

Tags: News, Highways

Ise Valley Protest Walk

A protest walk in the Ise Valley concerning the proposed development will take place on Sunday 8th October 2017 at 10:30am starting at the car park at St Giles Church

Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:51 by James McKechnie

Tags: News, Neighbourhood Plan, Consultation

Desborough Definitive Map

The Definitive Map Modification Order was made on the 14th July 2017 and the footpaths designated as Public Footpaths and added to the County Council's Definitive Map and Statement.

Below is a copy of the map showing the new footpaths.

Phill Conaty would like to thank the following who provided evidence to enable the footpaths to be adopted.Ben Dunkley, Emrys Davies, Christina Kingsnorth and family, Veronica and Rob Price, Alan.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:46 by James McKechnie

Tags: News

Kettering Town Centre Conference

Kettering Town Centre Conference

Kettering Town Centre Conference Wednesday 13th September

Posted: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:06 by James McKechnie

Tags: News

Notice of Vacancy

NOTICE OF VACANCY

OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

DESBOROUGH TOWN COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

Pursuant to Section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that due to the resignation of Councillor Turigel, formerly a member of the above Town Council, a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Council.

If, within fourteen working days* of the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 05 Sep 2017 09:00 by James McKechnie

Tags: News elections, Councillors

Police Crime Report August 2017

Police Crime Report August 2017

Posted: Mon, 04 Sep 2017 15:26 by James McKechnie

Tags: News Police

Northants Police and Crime Commissioner Consultation Outcome

A media release regarding the outcome of a recent public consultation by the Northants Police and Crime Commissioner relating to proposed changes to the governance of Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service can be viewed below.

The commissioner has announced that he has now submitted a business case to the Home Office to transfer governance from the County Council to his office.

Posted: Sat, 02 Sep 2017 09:04 by James McKechnie

Tags: News, Police, Consultation, Services

Reopening of A6 closure between Desborough and A14

The Desborough bypass section of the A6, between junction 3 of the A14 at Rothwell and B576 roundabout, has re-opened after essential repairs on the approaches to the River Ise and the railway bridge on this stretch.

Our crews have been on site this weekend carrying out final checks and the road closure was removed this afternoon.


From today there will be no need to use the diversion which was put in place for the.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Aug 2017 20:37 by James McKechnie

Tags: News

Public Inquiry for Central England Co-Operative Ltd Planning Development

The Central England Co-Operative Ltd appeal (planning application KET/2016/0044 - proposed residential development of up to 304 dwellings with associated access, infrastructure, public open space, nature areas and surface water management measures) is to be heard at a Public Inquiry.

A two day Public Inquiry is to be held on 31st October 2017, 10.00am at Kettering Borough Council, Municipal Offices, Bowling Green Road.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Aug 2017 09:32 by James McKechnie

Tags: Planning

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