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Dates Announced for 2021 Cycle4Cynthia

Dates Announced for 2021 Cycle4Cynthia

It's time to get on your bike for charity! The 2021 Cycle4Cynthia charity bike ride takes place on 18 & 19 September 2021 as a virtual event and in person on 19 September 2021 at Lamport Hall. Click the poster below for further details, and follow http://twitter.com/cycle4cynthia for the latest news.

Posted: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 08:57 by Danny Moody

Tags: Misc

Corby Town Council is Recruiting!

Corby 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 can be... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 06:49 by Lesley Sambrook Smith

Tags: Vacancies

Fraud and Cybercrime Awareness

Fraud and Cybercrime Awareness

The parish and town council sector can be particularly vulnerable to cybercrime and online fraud. Why? There are three reasons:

1. Parish and town councils are public bodies, with web sites that normally display the contact details of the clerk and all the councillors so that they are accessible to the residents they represent.

2. Councillors and clerks are usually helpful people who have an inclination... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 08:39 by Danny Moody

Tags: Police

Village of 500 People Receives Grant of £6.4 million

Village of 500 People Receives Grant of £6.4 million

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

Tags: NCALC News

Countdown to Vesting Day

Countdown to Vesting Day

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!

To keep up with all the latest news from the unitary councils please visit https://www.northnorthants.gov.uk... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 11:34 by Danny Moody

Tags: LGR

Local Elections 2021

Local Elections 2021

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

Tags: Elections, NCALC News

Latest Community Resilience Newsletter is published

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 communityresilience@northamptonshire.gov.uk by Thursday 18th February 2021.

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 14:47 by Lesley Sambrook Smith

Tags: Coronavirus

Wellingborough Town Council is recruiting!

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

Tags: Vacancies

Your county needs you to become a COVID Community Ambassador

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

Tags: Misc, NCC Information

New parish and community council meetings

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:

Northampton Borough Council - Information | Council, government and democracy | Monthly meetings calendar - January 2021

Posted: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 10:25 by Lesley Sambrook Smith

Tags: Miscellaneous

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