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We want to listen

Thank you for taking the time to visit our Your Voice Matters web pages, which is the hub for our consultation and engagement activities.

It’s vital we hear people’s views on our services and future proposals to help ensure we provide great value services, which are flexible and appropriate to local needs, and help improve the lives of those who live, work and visit the area.

Consultation and engagement is a key part of our democratic decision-making process and ensures that the voices and opinions of individuals, communities, and stakeholders are considered alongside other aspects when we shape our policies, projects, and other initiatives in North Northants.

Please do provide your feedback, sign up to our Residents’ Panel, and share the links with your friends and family who may be interested in shaping future plans.

Cllr Jason Smithers, Leader of the Council

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Here you can find current open activities, and have your say to shape our future.

Corby Station to Town Centre link road and Smart and Connected Corby projects consultation

In September 2022 North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) conducted engagement activities regarding the proposed Corby Station Link Road and Smart and Connected Corby projects. These two projects are part of the programme of projects being funded through the Corby Towns Fund which NNC was awarded £19.9m from Government to deliver. Corby Station Link Road will look to provide an attractive and safe pedestrian and cycle connection between the town centre, Tresham...

Term Dates for North Northamptonshire schools for the 2025-26 academic year

North Northamptonshire Council is now consulting on proposed term dates for Community and Voluntary Controlled schools for the 2025-26 academic year. The consultation will run from Wednesday 15 November 2023 – Sunday 31 December 2023. Please note that Academies, Free, Foundation and Voluntary Aided schools can set their own term dates, although they may choose to adopt those used by the local authority. The proposed term dates...

Public Spaces Protection Order - Rushden Town Centre

North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) is considering making a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) to cover the area of Rushden town centre marked in red on the map below. A PSPO is made under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. When an area of public open space is found to be suffering with a lot of anti-social behaviour (ASB), and that behaviour by some people affects the enjoyment of the area by others, a PSPO helps the police and council officers...

Consultation on school admission arrangements for September 2025 intakes

When changes are proposed to admission arrangements, all admission authorities must consult on their admission arrangements (including any supplementary information form) that will apply for admission applications the following school year. Where the admission arrangements have not changed from the previous year there is no requirement to consult. However, admission authorities must consult on their admission arrangements at least once every 7 years, even if there have been no changes...

North Northamptonshire Hackney Carriage de-zoning and byelaw review

On 14 September 2023 the North Northamptonshire Council Executive Committee agreed to carry out a consultation process to inform the decision making in relation to the matter of the potential removal of hackney carriage administration and enforcement zones within the Authority’s area. Hackney Carriage zones are the result of changes to Local Authority areas and the restrictions of historic hackney carriage legislation. In April 2021 when North Northamptonshire...

Have your say on traffic regulation orders

Here you can find out how to get involved in traffic regulation order (TRO) activities.

Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs)

Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) are legal documents developed by the Traffic Authority which are required to support a range of different measures, which govern or restrict the use of public roads. These measures include: waiting and loading restrictions (double yellow lines, limited waiting, loading etc.) one-way streets banned turns speed limits weight or width restrictions bus or cycle lanes electric vehicle parking places Further information...

What we have achieved so far

You can see some of the things we have been consulting on over the last year, and how we have used your feedback to make the positive change you wanted to see.

Electric Vehicle (EV) chargepoints

After your positive feedback, we have now begun to install EV charge points over 21 sites in 7 towns.

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Corby Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan

We are including additional secondary and future walking and cycling routes in Corby in our Local Walking and Cycling Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP).

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Wellingborough alley gating scheme

Following on from your feedback, we are installing alley gates on Queensway to help tackle theft, robbery and burglary.

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