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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

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

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

Next Town Council Meeting

The Town Council meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Library.

For the remainder of the municipal year, Council meetings are scheduled as follows:

20 December 2018

17 January 2019

21 February 2019

21 March 2019

18 April 2019

For further details look here.

Posted: Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:47 by Graham

Tags: News, Councillors, meetings, What's On, Full Council, Meeting Papers, Community, Reports

Have your say on how low-level crime and ASB should be dealt with by the Police

Anti-social behaviour and low level crime affects people's life on a daily basis. Acts such as vandalism, damage to someone's property, noise, drunkenness, low-level theft, or harassment can have a real impact on individuals, businesses, and whole communities.

In low-level cases where the offender admits the offence, and with the agreement of the victim, the victim can work with the Police to choose... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:06 by Graham

Tags: Police, Consultation, Community

Police Operation Viper - Survey

Operation Viper is Northamptonshire Police's crackdown on Serious and Organised Crime.

Serious and Organised Crime has no home in Northamptonshire and the Police need us all to tell them about issues so they can be investigated.

The Police are determined to make Northamptonshire a hostile place for criminals but rely on people in communities to provide a wider intelligence picture.

Please take a moment... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:40 by Graham

Tags: Community, Police, News, News Police

Desborough Youth Council - information meeting

We hope to form a Youth Council for Desborough. The process starts with a meeting for those interested in becoming part of the adult team which will direct, coach, and encourage the Youth Council members.

This meeting will be held on Tuesday 4 September 2018 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm in the Desborough library building.

This will be an information meeting facilitated by the British Youth Council. The aim... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 12:20 by Graham

Tags: Community, News, Consultation, meetings

Burglary from Desborough Shop

Northamptonshire Police are appealing for witnesses to a burglary that took place at the Pizza takeaway shop on Station Road, Desborough, between 23:00 on 26 August and 11:30 on 27 August 2018. A quantity of cash was stolen.

If you witnessed any suspicious activity around this location between those times please call 101 quoting crime report number 18000407747.

Posted: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:35 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Police, Police Reports

Local Government Reform in Northamptonshire

The District, Borough, and County Councils have drafted a joint response to the Secretary of State's invitation to "submit proposals on restructuring local government".

Meetings to consider the response were held across the county in the week commencing 27 August 2018. In the Borough of Kettering, an extraordinary Borough Council meeting took place on 29 August 2018.

The Agenda for the Kettering Borough... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 09:14 by Graham

Tags: News, Community, Consultation, Services, Meeting Papers, meetings

Report from County Councillor - Full Council Meeting 17th May 2018

County Councillor Report for Desborough Town Council Meeting 17th May 2018

My report covers four items on the agenda. The details recorded are my current understanding of progress on each issue, based on information received.

Agenda item 059/18 — Desborough Library
NCC has a deadline of May 31st 2018 to receive section 2 of the Formal Expression of Interest to secure the freehold to the library... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 May 2018 11:31 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Report, Community

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