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In the Spotlight

Website maintenance31 May 2016
Website Maintenance
Due to scheduled maintenance, this website may be unavailable tonight from 9:00pm to 10:00pm.

10 May 2016
Champions back our fostering and adoption campaign!
Northampton Town Football Club has taken time out to support Northamptonshire County Council’s fostering and adoption recruitment campaign.

19 April 2016
Nominations now open!
Youth Ambition Awards return - Do you know a young person who's gone above and beyond? Nominate them for an award.

Women's Tour5 April 2016
The full Aviva Women's Tour route revealed!
The full route of the Northamptonshire stage of the Aviva Women's Tour has been revealed today.

1 April 2016
Tour Ride Northamptonshire
Amateur cyclists are invited to sign-up for the Tour Ride Northamptonshire, the official sportive of the Aviva Women’s Tour, taking place on Sunday 17th July.

22 March 2016
Roadworks near Boughton
Roadworks on the A508 north of Northampton are now underway.

Review of Northamptonshire councils17 March 2016
Review of Northamptonshire councils
An independent review is set to be commissioned to look into the structure of local government in the county.

7 March 2016
Start your adoption story
Our adoption campaign continues this week.

4 March 2016
Are you prepared for a flood?
Are you prepared for a flood? Use our award-winning online toolkit to prepare your home, business, or community against the risk of flooding

29 February 2016
Budget and Council Plan
The Budget and Council Plan for 2016/17 have now been agreed by Full Council.

29 February 2016
We're looking for new adopters!
As Mother's Day approaches, we're inviting people who long to start their own family to consider adoption.

23 February 2016
Adult Learning summer programme now open!
We’re now taking bookings for adult learning courses with starting dates from April to July. Search our huge online catalogue and find something that’s right for you, for work, for life, and for wellbeing.

11 February 2016
Think you have the flu?
Colds and flu share some of the same symptoms but are caused by different viruses.

Aviva Women's Tour4 February 2016
Women's Tour 2016
We're pleased to confirm that the Aviva Women’s Tour is returning to Northamptonshire this summer!

Sleeping safely18 January 2016
Safer Sleeping for your Baby campaign
The Northamptonshire Safeguarding Children Board (NSCB) has launched a campaign to promote safe sleeping for young babies

Winter weather and opening hours11 January 2016
Winter weather
Information about service disruption during winter weather.

stay safe5 January 2016
Stay safe: firearms and weapons attack
Find out how to stay safe in the event of an attack.

We need foster carers!4 January 2016
We need foster carers!
We have launched an urgent appeal for foster carers after the number of children in care in the county has reached a record high

stay well this winter17 December 2015
Stay well this winter
Cold weather doesn’t have to go hand in hand with illness. Find out what you can do to help you and your loved ones stay well this winter.

Do you have a working smoke alarm?15 December 2015
Do you have a working smoke alarm?
Are you a tenant? Has your landlord fitted smoke and CO alarms? If not, they are breaking the law.

Business support24 November 2015
Get business support at your library
Looking for some advice to help get your business idea off the ground?

Give a child the life they deserve 16 November 2015
Give a child the life they deserve
Families in Northamptonshire are being asked to consider whether they could offer a loving, safe and stable home to a child by becoming a fostering family.

Are you in to win?10 November 2015
Are you in to win?
Northamptonshire Waste Partnership is rewarding food waste recyclers with a new competition.

Support the bid for a new sensory canopy at Brixworth Country Park10 November 2015
Sensory garden bid at Brixworth Country Park
We are putting together a bid to carry out a complete overhaul in the sensory garden at Brixworth Country Park to give it imaginative boost.

Free childcare for two year olds4 November 2015
Free childcare for two year olds
If you are the parent or carer of a two year old child and receive certain benefits you could be entitled to free childcare and education

New adult learning courses4 November 2015
New adult learning courses
The new adult learning brochure is now available.

Read on!20 October 2015
Help your child to Read On, Get On!
We are supporting a national campaign to raise reading standards in pre-school children.

Browse the online shop19 October 2015
Bring Northamptonshire History Home
The Northamptonshire Archive, based at Wootton Hall Park in Northampton, has launched a range of high quality products featuring selected images from the archive collection.

foster children21 September 2015
Be a foster carer!
For children in foster care, it’s the little things that mean so much, and by being a foster carer you can make a huge difference to a child’s life.

20 million steps21 September 2015
20 Million Steps
The second annual 20 Million Steps challenge has now ended! Find out the running total.

Young Northants10 September 2015
Young Northants
The new Young Northants website covers everything from health and education advice to information about staying safe and getting out and about.

Project Angel18 August 2015
New HQ update - Foundation stone laid
The foundation stone for Northamptonshire County Council’s new Project Angel headquarters has been put in place, signalling a landmark in the build of the £53million complex.

be clear on breast cancer16 July 2015
Be clear on breast cancer
1 in 3 women who get breast cancer are over 70 so don’t assume you’re past it.

Youth Ambition Awards8 July 2015
Youth Ambition Awards winners 2015
The Youth Ambition Awards, held in partnership with Connexions, were presented at a special ceremony on Wednesday 8 July at Wicksteed Park.

New website21 May 2015
New website
We are currently moving all of the pages on this website onto our new website. See a list of services available on our new website.

Superfast broadband12 March 2015
Superfast Northamptonshire
Our Superfast Northamptonshire project is well on the way towards its ambitious target to see superfast broadband available countywide by the end of 2017.

Winter weather29 January 2015
Winter weather
We will keep this page updated with important information regarding winter weather and its effect on our services.

Flu vaccine14 October 2014
If you're eligible, get the flu vaccine now
Check if you are eligible for a flu vaccine and how to get it.

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