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Kettering and Corby Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team

Kettering and Corby Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team

Kettering and Corby Rural Neighbourhood Policing Team

Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:53 by Becky Jones

Tags: Police, News, News Police

Media Release - Desborough Town Council

Media Release - Desborough Town Council

Following the recent resignations from Desborough Town Council, statutory public notice will be given on 8th February 2018 to commence the process for filling the vacancies.

Any ten registered electors for each of the Desborough Loatland and Desborough St Giles Wards can submit a request in writing for the Returning Officer at Kettering Borough Council to arrange for elections to be held to fill the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:44 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Community, News elections

Notice of Vacancy - Desborough Town Council St Giles Ward

Notice of Vacancy - Desborough Town Council St Giles Ward

NOTICE OF VACANCIES OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

DESBOROUGH TOWN COUNCIL ST GILES WARD

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

Pursuant to Section 87(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, 6 vacancies now exist in the office of Councillor for the St Giles Ward of the Town Council.

If, within fourteen working days* of the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the vacancies is made in writing to

The Returning Officer... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:43 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Community, News elections

Notice of Vacancy - Desborough Town Council Loatland Ward

Notice of Vacancy - Desborough Town Council Loatland Ward

NOTICE OF VACANCIES OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

DESBOROUGH TOWN COUNCIL LOATLAND WARD

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

Pursuant to Section 87(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, 4 vacancies now exist in the office of Councillor for the Loatland Ward of the Town Council.

If, within fourteen working days* of the date of this notice, a request for an election to fill the vacancy is made in writing to:

The Returning Officer... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:39 by Becky Jones

Tags: News elections, News, Community, Councillors

Councillor Resignations

Public Notice

Today a total of 10 Desborough Town Councillor's have resigned with immediate effect.

As a result 'Reserved Powers' are now in place. All Council Meetings and Council Business is suspended until further notice.

Posted: Thu, 01 Feb 2018 16:18 by Graham

Tags: News

Take Five To Stop Fraud

Neighbourhood Watch is proud to be supporting Take Five To Stop Fraud Week.

Take Five To Stop Fraud Week is part of the national campaign from Financial Fraud Action UK and the Government, backed by the banking industry coming together to tackle fraud.

The advice being issued is really simple but it can stop you becoming a victim of fraud.

  1. A genuine bank or organisation will never contact you out of the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:52 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Police, News Police, Community

Trading Standards Warning of Bogus Callers in the wake of weather conditions

In the likelihood of damage caused high winds, Northamptonshire County Council Trading Standards is issuing a warning for people to beware of bogus cold callers.

Trading Standards has advised that rogue traders could use the unusually stormy weather as a way of persuading people that they need work done on their property or garden – such as repairing loose roof tiles or removing damaged trees.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:42 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Police, News Police, Trading Standards

Build-A-Councillor

Have you heard of Build-a-Bear? It is a shop where children can go to build their perfect furry friend. They decide what they would like – the furriest fur, the biggest heart, the brownest eyes – and then they assemble the parts to create their perfect bear. What has this got to do with parish and town councils I hear you ask?! Well the concept can apply to building the perfect councillor,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:14 by Becky Jones

Tags: Community, Councillors

A Time To Innovate, Create and Experiment

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a beautiful butterfly.

Perhaps it is the power of positive thinking that is the only thing to cling on to at the moment as the state of public services gets worse and worse.

On 19 October 2017 Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) announced a raft of proposed cuts to public-facing services such as libraries, trading standards, children's... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:01 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Consultation, Community, Services

Devolution for Northamptonshire

There have been recent discussions about re-organising the local government structure in this county. Our county MPs share the view that the County may be best served by a two hub unitary model – one hub in the north of the county and the other in the west.

The current format of seven district councils [aka boroughs], together with the county council, has been in place since 1974. Each of the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:55 by Becky Jones

Tags: News, Community, Consultation

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