Author: Dick Stephen

New Rules Encouraging Responsible Dog Ownership

New Rules Encouraging Responsible Dog Ownership

The new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) gives West Northants Council the ability to ensure that the public can use and enjoy these public spaces, and aims to help to make West Northamptonshire a better and safer place to live and work.

It will last for a period of three years, and means dog owners could be fined £100 if they fail to meet various rules that are fully explained in the attached... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 10:10 by Dick Stephen

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Financial and practical Cost-of-Living help for households across West Northamptonshire is available now

Financial and practical Cost-of-Living help for households across West Northamptonshire is available now

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) has worked with partners across the authority to offer a package of financial and practical support to help residents with rising costs of food, fuel and essential daily items over the winter months.

Today we are announcing as available:

  • Financial help for low wage workers, households with children, and those most needing help towards rent, council tax, household bills... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 10:01 by Dick Stephen

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Burglary -Terry's Tip of the week

Burglary -Terry's Tip of the week

Hi all

One way of assisiting police recover stolen items and return them to you is to produce photographs of your valuable possessions.

Take photographs of your items, write down any serial numbers and get them registered with immobilise. You can upload photograps on this site.

Also, take advantage of any deals on the lead up to xmas. Grab yourself a bargain and get front door bell CCTV alarm and/or CCTV... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 20:57 by Dick Stephen

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Calling all West Northants businesses! Help us showcase your small business this year

Calling all West Northants businesses! Help us showcase your small business this year

We are pulling out the stops in support of small businesses across West Northamptonshire as we approach this year's Small Business Saturday on December 3.

There are over twenty thousand small businesses operating across the area, offering a vast range of products and services to meet most needs.

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) is asking organisations to share a video showcasing their business and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 21:06 by Dick Stephen

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Adult Social Care: Residents invited to have their say on a one-off proposed arrangement fee for those who self-fund their own care

Adult Social Care: Residents invited to have their say on a one-off proposed arrangement fee for those who self-fund their own care

West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) wants to hear residents' views on the introduction of a proposed one-off fee for those who entirely self-fund their own adult social care, either in their own home or in a residential setting.

The proposed fee is to support WNC's admin costs when arranging care on behalf of someone who self-funds when the Council acts as a conduit between the self-funder and the care... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 12:07 by Dick Stephen

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Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Newsletter - November 2022

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Newsletter - November 2022

November 2022 edition of Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner's newsletter.

In this issue the Commissioner provides an update on keeping people safe in Northamptonshire's night-time economy.

He explains how a new demo rig at a Fire Service training venue is helping to keep firefighters at the top of their game and shares information on how Northamptonshire roads are being kept safe.

You... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 11:27 by Dick Stephen

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Protect yourself from robbery

Protect yourself from robbery

Northamptonshire is committed to making this county as safe a place to live as possible.

In an ideal world, we would not have to issue crime prevention advice, however unfortunately, there are people out there who would look to steal personal belongings in a robbery.

Please read the information below as it will give you guidance on how to stay safe and give you the best chance of not becoming a victim... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Nov 2022 09:43 by Dick Stephen

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Traders wanted for Northampton’s Christmas Frost Fair

Traders wanted for Northampton’s Christmas Frost Fair

The popular Frost Fair will be returning to Northampton's Market Square on Sunday 4 December and traders who would like a stand are being invited to get in touch.

Organised by West Northamptonshire Council (WNC), the event is aiming to celebrate the town's creative makers, artists and traders and promote their unique or seasonal offer, including food, drink, arts and crafts, Christmas gifts and stocking... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 22:09 by Dick Stephen

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Stay safe this Halloween and Bonfire Night

Stay safe this Halloween and Bonfire Night

Halloween is creeping up on us we want to remind people our officers will be working to discourage anti-social behaviour and ensure a safe Halloween and Bonfire Night for all.

Operation Pumpkin is run in conjunction with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and aims to prevent problems and promote safety around Halloween and Bonfire Night.

Members of our Neighbourhood Policing Teams will be... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 10:37 by Dick Stephen

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