West Northampton Parish Council was amazed to discover that its bank account had swollen to more than £6.4 million. The normal balance is less than £10,000.
The error occurred when government treasury officials transferred £6.4 million in Business Rates Retention Grant monies to the council believing it to be West Northamptonshire Council, which is the new unitary council for the area.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:02 by Danny Moody
There are just hours left until Northamptonshire enters a new era of local government. To the outgoing county, borough, and district councils, thank you for all the services you have provided to the people of Northamptonshire since the early 1970s. To the incoming unitary councils, good luck and Godspeed!
Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 11:34 by Danny Moody
Northants CALC Chief Executive, Danny Moody, will be on the Helen Blaby Show this afternoon at 4.20pm speaking with John Griff about the new parish and town councils that have been set up in Northamptonshire. Listen live at https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_radio_northampton.
If you listened to the show and would like more details about the new councils or how to stand for election then please... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 15:33 by Danny Moody
The latest newsletter from the Community Resilience Hub has been published, there are lots of articles from local groups and how they have helped during the pandemic. The Hub would love to hear your stories, if you have any articles you'd like to share, please send them to email@example.com by Thursday 18th February 2021.
Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 14:47 by Lesley Sambrook Smith
Wellingborough Town Council is recruiting to fill the position of Town Clerk which is an exciting and challenging opportunity to help shape the style and direction of the new Town Council. The role will require a pro-active person with outstanding leadership and communication skills. If you have demonstrable expertise in managing a large Town Council or similar public sector body, an application pack... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 14:44 by Lesley Sambrook Smith
Northamptonshire County Council is recruiting volunteers to join the COVID Community Ambassadors scheme. Could you be one of them?
Across the county, communities and businesses are working hard to manage the virus and to protect the public from COVID-19. The vaccination programme, which is now underway, will gradually bring greater protection to those who are most vulnerable. It will take time to have... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Jan 2021 16:18 by Danny Moody
The inaugural Kingsthorpe Parish Council and Far Cotton and Delapre Community Council meetings will take place this week on Wednesday and Thursday evenings respectively.
The papers for the meetings can be found on Northampton Borough Council's website:
Posted: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:25 by Lesley Sambrook Smith
Northamptonshire's newest town council, which is the biggest in England Wales, is recruiting for its first permanent Town Clerk. See https://www.northamptontowncouncil.gov.uk/work-for-us.html for details.
What an opportunity to be part of something exciting, historic and... BIG!
Posted: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:51 by Danny Moody
I am writing to you directly, as we enter the winter period, to inform you of the current situation relating to Coronavirus in Northamptonshire and specifically the areas in which you live. I'm also hoping to share some key tips to help you and your families stay safe during the winter period and how to access support if you need to self-isolate, if you become unwell, or if you require... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 16:05 by Danny Moody
The countdown is on for the 73rd Northants CALC Annual Conference and AGM, which will be held on Zoom for the first time.
More than 130 delegates are booked in for the event. The theme this year is Health & Wellbeing and the guest speakers will highlight the important role that local councils can play in promoting good physical and mental health.
The programme and papers for the Conference and AGM... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 20:04 by Danny Moody