Northants County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

SAVE OUR BUSES: Corby school says bus cuts will have ‘inevitable impact’ on students

Bosses at a Corby school have added their voices to the growing campaign to try to save some of the county’s buses scrapped after Northamptonshire County Council eliminated all its bus subsidies.


SAVE OUR BUSES: Twist in ‘bus wars’ saga sees operator keep hold of Corby service

Centrebus will continue to run a threatened bus service between Corby and Rutland after council bosses voted to extend the bidding process.

File picture

Start of consultation into re-structure of local government in Northants delayed

Consultation on a re-structure of local government in Northamptonshire will now start on Monday (June 18) with opportunities for all residents, businesses and other stakeholders to have their say.

The William Knibb Centre in Kettering.

County council staff to move into refurbished Kettering hub

Two Northamptonshire County Council-run buildings will close when staff move into a revamped hub in Kettering this week.

Corby Business Academy NNL-140814-084522001

SAVE OUR BUSES: Village pupils unable to get to Corby school due to bus cuts

Children attending Corby Business Academy from surrounding villages may not have a bus to take them to lessons after July 21.

Irchester library is one of the libraries at risk of closure

Under threat libraries in Northants valued at more than £3m

Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) stands to make £3.25m if it sells off its libraries marked for closure.

The county council's new headquarters at One Angel Square in Northampton

Warning over fraud at Northants County Council in coming years

Fraud at Northamptonshire County Council is ‘increasingly probable’ in the coming years, according to the authority’s internal auditor.

Cllr Heather Smith

Former Northants County Council leader in garden grabbing row

A planning refusal stopping the former leader of Northants County Council from building a second home in her back garden has been challenged by a ward councillor and will now go forward for members of her own political party to vote upon.

Mark McLaughlin

More spending controls could be on the way for Northants County Council

Severe spending controls may have to be imposed for the next two years at Northamptonshire County Council, according to the authority’s finance director.

The county council's new offices at One Angel Square

Have your say on changes to councils in Northamptonshire

Residents, businesses and other stakeholders in Northamptonshire are invited to have their say on a re-structure of local government in the county.

Rothwell Library

Possible buy-outs of Desborough and Rothwell libraries to be discussed

A proposal for Kettering Council to buy the buildings and secure the futures of Desborough and Rothwell libraries will be discussed by councillors next week.

The council's offices at One Angel Square in Northampton

£66,000 payout for director who had key role in services provided for Northants County Council

The boss of the shared services unit jointly run by Northamptonshire County Council left his job in March this year with a £66,000 payout on top of his £152,000 annual salary.

Former chief executive Paul Blantern received a pay-off of more than 95,000.

Four in a row - NCC looks to appoint its fourth boss in eight months

Crisis-hit Northamptonshire County Council are set to launch a hunt for a new interim boss.

Opus LGSS has a base in One Angel Square

Questions over recruitment agency co-run by Northants County Council

A recruitment agency set up by Northamptonshire County Council with other authorities has come under scrutiny.

One Angel Square

Questions over whether Northants County Council balanced its books last year or not

Northamptonshire County Council may not have balanced its books last year according to its auditors and could be facing a legal wrangle.

Tony McArdle

Commissioner overseeing Northants County Council: “We have a lot of work to do”

The commissioner in charge of steering Northamptonshire County Council through its troubles has made his first public statement.

H E Bates

Grand-daughter of Rushden-born author H E Bates calls for assurances over county libraries

The grand-daughter of one of Rushden’s most famous sons is calling for assurances over the future of the county’s libraries.

File picture

Credit card use by Northants County Council questioned by auditors

There has been a ‘significant lack of financial control’ over the use of company credit cards at Northamptonshire County Council, according to the authority’s auditor.

One Angel Square in Northampton

Auditor criticises Northants County Council in damning new report

The ‘grave challenges’ being faced by Northamptonshire County Council have been hammered home in a damning new report from the authority’s auditor.

Commissioners spend first day at Northants County Council

Commissioners spend first day at Northants County Council

The two commissioners parachuted in to oversee the running of  Northamptonshire County Council had their first day at county hall yesterday (May 16).

Load more
Get daily updates Sign Up