Tags: local government
A long-awaited framework from the Local Government Association (LGA) was published on Wednesday. "Local service delivery and place-shaping: A framework to support parish and town councils" presents a framework for principal councils looking to support parish and town councils to play an increased role in local service delivery and place-shaping. The document was written by consultants, Shared Intelligence,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 21:17 by Becky Jones
Notice of Vacancy - Office of Councillor
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Local Government Act 1972, due to the resignation of a member, a vacancy now exists in the office of Councillor for the Wilbarston Parish Council.
Please note that an election to fill the vacancy cannot take place until 6 May 2021 under the terms of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 15:07 by Becky Jones
Councils given new powers to hold public meetings remotely
Local authorities in England have been handed new powers to hold public meetings virtually by using video or telephone conferencing technology from Saturday (4 April 2020).
The government has temporarily removed the legal requirement for local authorities to hold public meetings in person during the coronavirus pandemic. This will enable councils to make effective and transparent decisions on the delivery... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:32 by Becky Jones
Stay at home, save lives and protect our NHS!
Please see a statement below from the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police on Tues 24 March on Covid-19:
Chief Constable Nick Adderley, said: "We are all aware we are now living in unprecedented times and, from today, every one of us is being asked to step up and play a crucial role in the battle against Covid-19. All that is requested of you is that you follow Government advice - stay at home,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 11:38 by Becky Jones
Your Community Still Needs You!
You can still play your part and join the council. Vacancies are available for co-option.
Your interest and enthusiasm is all that is required!
How to apply?
Any person over the age of 18 who is resident or works in the Wilbarston Parish can be a local councillor.
If you would like to know more about joining the council, please contact any of the current councillors who are:
- Nick Richards - 01536 770351... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 11:38 by Becky Jones
Unitary council websites launched
Two new websites have launched providing the latest news and information as the Council moves towards unitary governance.
View the websites at https://futurenorthantsnorth.org and https://futurenorthantswest.org
Posted: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 10:44 by Becky Jones