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County Council consultation - have your say on the long-term future of county libraries

The County Council has launched its consultation into the future of the library service. The consultation runs for eight weeks (until 8 February 2019). Please use this opportunity to have your say about the future of library services in Northamptonshire by following this link.

Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:51 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, Services, What's On

Changes to bin collections over the festive period

Kettering Borough Council has announced that all grey bin collections will be suspended from Christmas Eve and will recommence from Monday 7th January 2019.

Black bins that are due to be collected on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Years Day, will be collected on other days. The day will be notified on a tag attached to the bin.

Kettering Borough Council will also be collecting grown Christmas trees... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:42 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Services, What's On

Changes to bin collections over the festive period

Kettering Borough Council has announced that all grey bin collections will be suspended from Christmas Eve and will recommence from Monday 7th January 2019.

Black bins that are due to be collected on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Years Day, will be collected on other days. The day will be notified on a tag attached to the bin.

Kettering Borough Council will also be collecting grown Christmas trees... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:42 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Services, What's On

Elections to be postponed until 2020

The Secretary of State for Communities, the Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has laid before Parliament and Order to delay elections in Northamptonshire due in May 2019 until May 2020. This will mean that the next elections for the Town Council will be held in May 2020.

Government Ministers are seeking evidence on proposals to shake-up the way local government operates in Northamptonshire as part of a public... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 09:37 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, News elections, Councillors, By-Election, Elections

Autumn 2018 update - reserves consultation

The Council is consulting on a proposal to use some of its reserves to buy the library building. Further details are on the home page of the Council's website and FAQs are here.

Posted: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 17:27 by Graham

Tags: Community, Consultation, Finance & Audit, Budget

Arthingworth Road Closure

Northamptonshire Highways will be carrying out carriageway repairs on a section of Arthingworth Road and will have to close the road for up to two days from 12 November 2018 between 9 am and 3.30 pm.

A plan showing the closure and diversion can be viewed here https://roadworks.org?tm=109527240

Posted: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 10:50 by Graham

Tags: Community, Highways, Road Closure

The Desborough Mirror comes home(ish)

The Desborough  Mirror comes home(ish)

A 1,500 year old gold necklace, and a mysterious mirror are on display in Northamptonshire for the first time in nearly 100 years. On loan from the British Museum, these world-class objects, which were found in Desborough, will be on display alongside other local treasures from the area.

See these amazing objects at Kettering's Manor House Museum until Saturday 12 January 2019.

http://www.thisiskettering.com/localtreasures... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:10 by Graham

Tags: News

Youth Council for Desborough and Rothwell

Youth Council for Desborough and Rothwell

The first meeting for young people interested in joining the Rothwell and Desborough Youth Council will be held on

Thursday 1 November 2018

at Rothwell Community Centre

between 6.30pm and 8.30pm.

The Youth Council aims to provide a voice for all young people across Rothwell and Desborough. The Town Councils are keen to get young people involved in the local community and give them a chance to take part... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:58 by Graham

Tags: Community, News, Consultation, Councillors

Hearing Impaired Services and Visually Impaired Services

Northamptonshire County Council is consulting on the changes to Adult Social Care Prevention Services: Hearing Impaired Services, and Visually Impaired Services. You can give your views in a number of ways. Please visit the County Council's web site for all of the different ways you can give your feedback, including online questionnaires. The deadline for this consultation is 5pm on 8 November 2018... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 10:54 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, Services, Social Care

Rothwell North Working Party Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Rothwell North Working Party will be held on the Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell at 7pm on Monday 15 October 2018.

A copy of the annual report can be obtained by emailing rothnwp@gmail.com

Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 11:10 by Graham

Tags: Community, Highways, What's On, meetings

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