22 September 2014
Join the Stoptober challenge today
Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England, is encouraging smokers to swap their fags for gags, to help them quit for good this October.
19 September 2014
Northampton roadworks begin
Major roadworks schemes begin this month as part of our multi-million pound investment in the town’s infrastructure to lay the foundations for further economic growth.
16 September 2014
Broadband for business
"Our business has grown from nothing to being the 2nd largest model aircraft website in the UK. We couldn’t live without superfast broadband.” Malcolm Walls, Airspotters, Corby
15 September 2014
Primary School Sport Conference
Book online to attend a conference in October aimed at anyone engaged in the provision of PE and Sport in primary schools.
11 September 2014
County flag unveiled
A new county flag for Northamptonshire has been unveiled following a competition organised by The Commonwealth Flag Project.
10 September 2014
Rural superfast broadband Q&A sessions
People living in the West Haddon and Guilsborough areas will be able to find out about the benefits of superfast broadband in rural communities at question and answer sessions this month.
29 August 2014
Making Children Safer
Find out what to do if you have a concern about a child's safety or wellbeing.
14 August 2014
Changing Tracks: a pan-European art project
Northamptonshire’s first pan-European art project Changing Tracks launched in the UK on Friday 15 August with the unveiling of a large scale installation by major Spanish artist Xevi Bayona.
31 July 2014
Room for me?
Have you got room in your home and room in your life to foster?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.