5 March 2014
Council tax update
You will receive your council tax bill from your district or borough council in the next few weeks.
4 March 2014
Secondary school allocations
Secondary school places have now been allocated for all children whose parents applied before the deadline.
21 February 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.
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...
6 January 2014
New e-resources available for free
Northamptonshire Libraries and Information Service have added e-audiobooks, e-magazines and music downloads to our e-library.
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.
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.
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.
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.