West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has identified the need to provide additional specialist school places for children and young people, preferably to the south-west of Northampton, within reasonable travelling distance of Towcester, Daventry and Brackley.
The need is for places for pupils with autistic spectrum conditions (ASC) and with severe learning difficulties (SLD). To address these needs, the... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 05 May 2022 13:55 by Georgia Connor
Draft Consultation: Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to promote responsible dog ownership and smoking
Draft Public Spaces Protection Order Consultation: ownership of dogs and prohibition of smoking in certain places
West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is considering whether to make a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to promote responsible dog ownership and prohibit smoking in certain public spaces across the former administrative council areas of Daventry District and South Northants.
WNC would... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 22 Feb 2022 14:55 by Georgia Connor
West Northamptonshire Council is preparing a new Strategic Plan for the area. This will replace the West Northamptonshire Joint Core Strategy and guide development in the period up to 2050.
The Spatial Options Consultation is the second stage in preparing the new Plan [after the Issues Consultation], no decisions have been made yet and the purpose of the consultation is to seek views on a Vision, Spatial... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Nov 2021 15:35 by Georgia Connor
West Northamptonshire Council's Overview and Scrutiny Committees are asking for people to submit their ideas about what the Committees should investigate over the next twelve months.
The Council has three Overview and Scrutiny Committees:
• Corporate Scrutiny Committee which scrutinises strategic priorities, the budget and customer services;
• People Scrutiny Committee which scrutinises social... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:55 by Georgia Connor
Have your say on housing in the district
South Northants Council has published a draft Housing Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for public consultation.
The consultation runs from 27 January to 26 February 2021.
The SPD supports the requirements of the Council's Part 2 Local Plan (which was adopted July 2020), for market and affordable housing, specialist housing, self-build and custom house building.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 09:47 by Stephanie Campbell
Issued by South Northants Council
The Housing Supplementary Planning Document has been prepared to add supporting detail to the existing housing policies contained in the South Northamptonshire Part 2 Local Plan (adopted 22 July 2020).
It takes into account relevant strategies and policies including the National Planning Policy Framework, National Planning Practice Guidance, housing market intelligence... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 09:04 by Stephanie Campbell
Our Healthy Communities Team have been preparing a strategy to build stronger communities in South Northants, as we prepare to move into West Northants unitary authority with Daventry and Northampton councils. Residents are invited to comment on any part of it, either by email to email@example.com or by completing the survey – link and details: https://www.southnorthants.gov.uk/news/article/591/help-us-to-build-a-better-and-stronger-community-for-all... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 13:30 by Stephanie Campbell
Future Northants - West Northamptonshire Council Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS) Consultation 2021-22
The Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (sometimes known as Council Tax Support) helps people on low income pay their Council Tax. Those of pensioner age are protected by the prescribed regulations set out by central government.
Local Council Tax Reduction Schemes (LCTRS) were introduced from April 2013 when Council Tax Benefit was abolished and replaced by locally agreed schemes.
By law, Councils are... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 13:45 by Stephanie Campbell
Thank you for your previous input to the development of our draft Building Stronger Communities Strategy. We developed the priorities with a broad range of partner organisations, including Elected Representatives, community groups and organisations and further revised them to address issues that have become more prominent through lockdown.
We want to develop an action plan with members of the public,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 11:35 by Stephanie Campbell
Northamptonshire County Council's School Admissions Team is co-ordinating a formal consultation on the admissions arrangements for mainstream schools within the county for the September 2022 intakes (primary, junior and secondary). This consultation period allows parents, schools, religious authorities and the local community to comment on proposed admission arrangements.
CONSULTATION will take place... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020 09:30 by Stephanie Campbell