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East Northamptonshire Council formally objects to MCHLG planning system changes

East Northamptonshire Council formally objects to MCHLG planning system changes

During a recent meeting of the Planning Policy Committee, ENC councillors discussed their response to central Government's "Changes to the current planning system" consultation paper and agreed to object to most of the suggestions made in the report.

On 6 August, the Government published an open consultation on changes to the current planning system, proposing a number of changes to planning policy... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 15:09 by Hanneke Soans

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Free Halloween Event - Central Recreation Ground

Free Halloween Event - Central Recreation Ground

Freedom Leisure are organising a free Halloween Event at the Central Recreation Ground on Wednesday 28th October.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL

by contacting Christopher.Bryden@freedom-leisure.co.uk

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 10:43 by Hanneke Soans

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£400 fine for littering out of car window

£400 fine for littering out of car window

Drop your litter and face the consequences. That's the stark message from East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) who recently prosecuted a driver for just such an offence.

Back in January, an ENC environmental services officer witnessed the driver throw an empty cigarette packet out of his car window on Kettering Road, Thrapston. The driver was identified as Ryan Potticary and was offered a fixed penalty... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 12:06 by Hanneke Soans

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East Northants Council future proofs grants for the voluntary sector

East Northants Council future proofs grants for the voluntary sector

At a recent meeting of East Northamptonshire Council's Policy & Resources on Monday 7 September, committee members voted for an 'in principle extension' to the support grants and service agreements the Council provides to voluntary sector organisations past 31 March 2021.

As East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) will cease to exist and be replaced by the new North Northamptonshire Council on 1 April... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 14:59 by Hanneke Soans

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Nominate your East Northamptonshire Champions

Nominate your East Northamptonshire Champions

The Chairman of East Northamptonshire Council (ENC), Cllr Helen Howell, has launched a new awards scheme to recognise the local heroes across the district and the excellent work they do in local communities which often goes unrecognised.

The winners of the East Northamptonshire Council Champions will be announced during a ceremony on Wednesday 10 February... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 13:59 by Angie Daly

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Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Cases of Coronavirus are increasing in the Northampton, Corby, Wellingborough and Kettering Area.

Please follow the guidelines

Posted: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 16:21 by Hanneke Soans

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Shop Local this week to help the High Street bounce back

Shop Local this week to help the High Street bounce back

The Government are launching a Shop Local Week commencing 10 August and running until 17 August, Shop Local Week encourages people to pop out to their favourite greengrocer, bakery or florist, or any other local shop, by demonstrating how businesses are safely welcoming customers back.

Click on the link below in blue for more information.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/eight-reasons-to-shop-local-this-week-to-help-the-high-street-bounce-back... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:36 by Hanneke Soans

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Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

Explore East Northamptonshire on two wheels

With the Government launching a new initiative to combat obesity in England, East Northamptonshire Council is encouraging everyone to explore the countryside, cycle paths and Nene Valley on two wheels whilst getting fit and healthy at the same time.

For those who want to get out and about in East Northamptonshire, but are not sure where to start, Destination Nene Valley has plenty of resources on their... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 14:13 by Hanneke Soans

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Public Toilets Open Again

Public Toilets Open Again

We are happy to confirm that the Public Toilets are open again with sanitiser and additional cleaning in place.

Please respect social distancing.

Posted: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:56 by Hanneke Soans

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Play Areas & Outdoor Gym Open

Play Areas & Outdoor Gym Open

We are pleased to inform you that our Play Areas and Adult Gym Equipment are now open.

When using the play areas we ask you to observe the government health and safety guidelines on the newly installed Town Council signage and use the hand sanitiser provided.

You will notice that in some areas swing seats and items of play equipment have been removed, this is to support social distancing guidelines.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 15:04 by Hanneke Soans

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