Public consultation on proposed changes to Local Council Tax Support Schemes in North Northamptonshire
Public consultation on the proposals for the new Council Tax Support Scheme for North Northamptonshire will go live for an eight-week period, beginning on Monday 5th October, until Monday 30th November 2020. The final scheme will be agreed by the North Shadow Executive Committee on 28 January 2021.
Residents and stakeholders across Corby, Kettering, East Northants and Wellingborough, along with countywide... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:05 by Hanneke Soans
East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) is encouraging residents to get out and about this October half term to enjoy the Nene Valley and spot the birds that make the area their winter home.
The Destination Nene Valley partnership, lead by ENC, is running a week of activities and events from 26 October to coincide with half term to promote the Upper Nene Valley Gravel Pits Special Protection Area (commonly... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 11:52 by Hanneke Soans
With businesses across the Nene Valley facing ongoing disruption, the Destination Nene Valley (DNV) partnership is rolling out a variety of business support activities to help those in need get back on their feet and make the most of the 'new normal'.
Over the coming weeks the DNV partnership, lead by East Northamptonshire Council, will be releasing a range of content via its social media channels,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:13 by Hanneke Soans
Halloween Guidelines from Northants Police
Halloween 2020 will be different to previous years as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the usual messages around safety and behaviour stay the same but our key messages have changed to ensure everyone keeps to the Covid Legislation and helps to keep our communities safe.
In line with the 'Rule of Six' legislation, people will not be able to hold Halloween... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 09:31 by Hanneke Soans
The Destination Nene Valley (DNV) partnership has unveiled the finalists for the Nene Valley star, an award that has been set up to recognise the dedication and passion of those working in the tourism industry, who have also gone above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that residents and visitors have a great experience in the Nene Valley.
Having received over 20 nominations from members of the... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 16:52 by Hanneke Soans
Irthlingborough Town Council have taken the extremely difficult decision to scale back the service on Remembrance Sunday this year. The event could not take place in its usual format as it is always so well attended and social distancing measures apply as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two small Civic ceremonies will take place, these will be held on Sunday 8th November 2020 at 11am and Wednesday... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 09:16 by Hanneke Soans
Yesterday the Mayor Cllr A Winkle was joined by fellow councillors, school children and staff from The Irthlingborough Flower Company creating a cheerful flower display to brighten the town through the winter.
A rainbow has been created with plants kindly sponsored by the Irthlingborough Flower Company.
Posted: Thu, 08 Oct 2020 10:28 by Hanneke Soans
East Northamptonshire Council is reminding all residents, businesses and communities that just as it has supported them during the height of the health pandemic, it will continue to do so with all services remaining open to those who need them.
Steven North, Leader of ENC, explains:
"This has been an incredibly stressful time for many in our district and our staff and councillors have stepped up to continue... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 15:18 by Hanneke Soans
There is currently a coronavirus mobile testing unit based at Nene Park in Irthlingborough. For more information, including local testing availability, please visit https://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/testing #NorthantsTogether
Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 15:21 by Hanneke Soans
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