Author: Stuart Carter
On Wednesday evening (24 November 2021) at a specially convened meeting of Northampton Town Council members unanimously voted to support West Northamptonshire Council's bid for city status for Northampton.
Councillor's heard of the benefits other towns have had from becoming cities, both economical and in terms of civic pride and profile. Councillor's heard how Northampton met all the criteria with... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:37 by Stuart Carter
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Posted: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 10:17 by Stuart Carter
The Grants Sub-Committee of the newly formed Northampton Town Council this week (3 August) recommended a grant award to the Northampton Music Festival (NMF) of £5,000 from its Community Grants budget. This is in addition to the already agreed £10,000 that the Music Festival has traditionally received from the Borough Council.
The NMF which has been an annual event in the town since 2007... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 13:59 by Stuart Carter
The Returning Officer of West Northants Council has published Notice of the Election of Town Councillors on 6th May 2021. There are 60 candidates for 25 vacancies representing the Town Council's 21 Wards. The Notice, which can be downloaded below gives details of all persons nominated for each Ward and the location of polling stations in that Ward.
Posted: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 13:48 by Stuart Carter
Councillor Rufia Ashraf, the Chair of the Shadow Northampton Town Council has, from 1st April 2021, assumed the title of Town Mayor. She succeeds Councillor Brian Sargeant who was Mayor until the devolution of the Borough Council on 31st March.
Rufia, the 781st Mayor of Northampton, is born and bred in Northampton and is also proud of her Bangladeshi heritage. Cllr Ashraf has dedicated her career to... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 14:35 by Stuart Carter
At a recent meeting, members of the new Northampton Town Council noted previous climate emergency declarations by both Northampton Borough Council and Northamptonshire County Council and unanimously agreed that, as a new Council it was vital to put the climate emergency at the forefront of any decisions they take. The Council therefore resolved to declare a Climate Emergency and set 2030 as the date... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:39 by Stuart Carter
From Thursday 1st April Northampton's new Town Council will be fully operational with its new, dedicated team of five staff starting in their roles. All statutory services previously provided by Northampton Borough Council will now be delivered by the new West Northants Council. The Town Council team will be making preparations for the first elected town councillors to take up their roles as the democratic... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:14 by Stuart Carter
Northampton Town Council holds its next meeting on Monday 12th April 2021 at 6pm.
A copy of the agenda and the reports to be considered at the meeting can be viewed here.
Posted: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 11:53 by Stuart Carter
Northampton Town Council holds its next meeting on Monday 29th March 2021 at 6pm. The meeting is being held remotely by Zoom but the press and public are welcome to view the proceedings on the Council's YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV05yv3KAy6022_1YC_kI6A
A copy of the agenda and the reports to be considered at the meeting can be viewed here Documents | Northampton Town Council
Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 13:17 by Stuart Carter