28 July 2014
Room for me?
Have you got room in your home and room in your life to foster?
24 July 2014
Remembering World War One
An opportunity for shared reflection 100 years on from the outbreak of World War One, between 10:00pm and 11:00pm on Monday 4 August 2014.
23 July 2014
NCC hosts ministerial visit
The Minister of Public Administration from Trinidad and Tobago, along with her management team, came to visit our Customer Service Centre.
22 July 2014
Junction improvements: Abington Park
Improvements by Northamptonshire County Council to traffic signals at a busy junction in Northampton will mean that some lane closures are needed so the work can take place.
18 July 2014
Community websites event
On Thursday 17 July, website editors from around the county met at Northamptonshire ACRE to improve their community websites.
10 July 2014
Barrack Road school plans
The planning application for a school on the site of the Barrack Road sorting office can now be viewed online and is open for you to have your say.
7 July 2014
Children's services are improving
Our plan for improving children’s services in the county is making good and steady progress, according to two independent assessments.
7 July 2014
Broadband for business
“Superfast broadband opens up the way we can be slick about doing business” - Rob Lewis, Total Sim Ltd
7 July 2014
Summer of Cycling 2014
If you're inspired by the arrival of the Tour de France's first three stages on these shores this month, find out how you can get onto two wheels with the Summer of Cycling 2014.
4 July 2014
County flag competition update
Thank you to all the people who entered the flag competition and everyone who voted for their favourite flag and their preferred date for a County Day.
1 July 2014
Looking after somebody else's child?
Children and young people who are being cared for by somebody other than their immediate family could be missing out on vital welfare checks.
18 June 2014
Women's Tour photographs
The Women's Tour came to Northamptonshire on Wednesday 7 May - see photos from the day here.
11 June 2014
Social Work Academy - applications open
We're now recruiting for our brand new Social Work Academy. This is a new initiative to bolster our existing children's social care workforce on a long-term basis.
23 May 2014
A43 Corby link road now open
The new multi-million pound Corby Link Road, which will help boost the economy in the north of the county, is now open.
17 March 2014
Get involved in Emergency Planning
Recent severe weather has wreaked havoc on parts of the country. Join our Emergency Response Corps to be on hand to help if something similar happened here.
5 March 2014
Council tax update
You will receive your council tax bill from your district or borough council in the next few weeks.
24 January 2014
We’ve launched a new programme with British Gas to tackle fuel poverty in Northamptonshire. Around 3,000 households will be able to access funding for energy efficiency improvements. Find out if you qualify...
16 December 2013
Free Wi-Fi in libraries
Free Wi-Fi is available in all 36 of our libraries, as well as Brixworth Country Park and the Record Office in Northampton.
12 December 2013
Be part of the winning team!
Organisations across the county are invited to register with a new initiative which aims to motivate employees to become more active.
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.
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.
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.
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.