6 December 2013
Christmas and New Year opening hours
See opening hours during the Christmas and New Year period for libraries, country parks, recycling centres, the Record Office and Customer Service Centre.
5 December 2013
Worried someone you know can’t cope this winter? We’re running a helpline until March for those that might be in danger in very cold weather.
2 December 2013
Northamptonshire Carers Awards 2014
If you know a very special unpaid carer whose exceptional efforts should be rewarded please nominate them for the Jane Roebuck Carers Award, being run by Northamptonshire Carers.
2 December 2013
Are you bowel cancer aware?
Only about half of people sent an NHS bowel cancer screening kit use it, but spotting bowel cancer early can save your life.
29 November 2013
Winter in Northamptonshire 2013/14
We will keep this page updated with our services' news and events this winter - check here for school closure information if snow hits the county.
29 November 2013
Get the flu jab
It’s flu season again, but you can help stop the spread of flu by getting vaccinated.
1 November 2013
The deadline for primary school applications is Wednesday 15 January 2014.
23 October 2013
Making Children Safer
We have revised our multi-agency guidance for child protection and safeguarding procedures for anyone who works with children.
18 October 2013
Be Clear on Cancer
If you notice any blood in your pee, even if it is just once, tell your doctor straight away.
14 October 2013
Greener Northants is a partnership website designed to bring together the wide range of environmental projects going on in Northamptonshire.
10 September 2013
Help us preserve and share our county’s history. We need your help to make our records and heritage collections more accessible.
5 September 2013
Best Community Website Awarded
Geddington village website was awarded best community website in the county at a presentation evening to celebrate the county's excellent community websites.
5 August 2013
Project Angel design selected
Our new energy efficient, low-carbon HQ will centralise Northampton-based staff out of 12 ageing buildings, saving the council millions.
22 July 2013
Term time holidays
Changes to existing legislation will come into effect nationally from September which means that parents could be fined for taking children on holiday during term time.
15 July 2013
Tackling the road maintenance backlog
Northamptonshire County Council’s transport and highways department demonstrates how the service is making a little money go a long way in repairing the roads.
24 June 2013
Funded Early Learning for 2 year olds
Parents of two year olds across Northamptonshire could get funded early learning from April thanks to the countywide rollout of a funding project.
17 June 2013
Become a volunteer reading helper
Children’s literacy charity Beanstalk works with schools across the county to help children who have fallen behind in their reading.
10 April 2013
My county council... Anywhere!
Check out our improved app and mobile site. All the information on our website is available to you 24:7, right to your phone.
Suggested Bike Rides
Check out the bike rides that were created for last year’s Summer of Cycling. These rides cater for a range of abilities, from children or novice cyclists using traffic-free cycle tracks
CTC and Breeze Guided Rides
The Cyclist Touring Club (CTC) run regular guided rides for club members, but also allow non-members to join them on certain rides on a trial basis.