Author: Richard Walden
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 Richard Walden
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 Richard Walden
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 Richard Walden
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 Richard Walden
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 Richard Walden
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 Richard Walden
The Notice of Election has been published for Northampton Town Council. Please see the document below which has all the information you need to stand as a candidate for the town council.
Posted: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 09:55 by Richard Walden
A total of 25 Councillors are needed for the new Northampton Town Council, which will be the largest town council in the country when it becomes fully operational on 1 April this year.
Candidates are invited to stand for election to become a Councillor representing each of the 21 wards covered by the new council and must submit their nomination paper to West Northamptonshire Electoral Services by 4pm... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Mar 2021 15:30 by Richard Walden
Northampton Town Council is the newest and largest town council in England and Wales serving an estimated population of 130,000 with a very diverse demographic.
This is an exciting opportunity join the small team of officers who will be supporting our newly appointed Town Clerk in helping to shape the style and direction of the new Town Council ensuring it is readily capable of responding to the needs... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 14:49 by Richard Walden
We are recruiting! Northampton Town Council, which was created on 1 April 2020 and is the largest town council in England and Wales, is recruiting for its first permanent Town Clerk.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to help shape the style and direction of the new Town Council, which will require outstanding leadership and communication skills. It is a chance to be part of a new chapter... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:45 by Richard Walden