News published April 2020
Council webcasts first planning committee meeting
The democratic process remains intact despite the current lockdown restrictions after South Northamptonshire Council (SNC) held its first online planning committee meeting this week.
Lifeline Coronavirus grants paid to businesses in South Northamptonshire, but more than 25 per cent of eligible businesses are still to claim
Approximately 75 per cent of eligible small businesses across the district have submitted information to allow payment of grants to assist in dealing with the impact of the Coronavirus.
Council acts swiftly to prevent unsuitable development
An unsuitable development on the outskirts of a picturesque village in South Northamptonshire, has been prevented after confirmation of a High Court injunction today, Monday 20 April.
Tenants and landlords urged to talk
Those living in rented accommodation and landlords are being urged to open a dialogue as the country responds to the Coronavirus.
Interim arrangements for North and West Northamptonshire shadow councils agreed by Government
Plans to create two new unitary councils for the county from next April will now continue within the planned timescales following the confirmation today of new legislation by the government.
District council’s website on the podium for accessibility
Those with poor sight or dyslexia can easily access online services in South Northamptonshire after the district council’s website scored a top three spot in an accessibility league table.
Support for South Northamptonshire businesses up and running
An online system through which businesses can apply for grants during the coronavirus emergency, has been launched by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).
Help for residents with Council Tax
Those who cannot pay their Council Tax due to the Coronavirus are being urged to claim the benefits they are entitled to by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).