Council Tax set to rise after last Borough Council budget

Northampton Borough Council released its final budget before it is dissolved. The council, along with the County Council will be replaced by Town and Parish councils as Northampton moves towards a unitary model. The last budget passed along party lines as taxpayers can expect an increase to their council tax. On average, taxpayers can expect […]

Northampton Borough Council Raises Taxes in Final Budget

Northampton Borough Council will be raising taxes in its last yearly budget. The £5 increase to the Borough Council tax means that people will be spending an additional £66 on their council tax this coming year. This year’s budget is also the last the Borough Council will pass as all local councils in Northamptonshire prepare […]

An Easy Guide to Brexit

  With the deadline fast approaching, there’s still much confusion when and what is happening with Brexit. To help clear up any confusion over the history and what’s coming next we’ve made this short video for you. Brexit actually started all the way back on the 23rd January 2013, when the Prime Minister (at the […]

Nation’s First December Election in a Century

The nation is just one week away from heading out to vote in the country’s first December election since 1923. The third general election in five years was called by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, after resistance from parliament over the Government’s Brexit policy. In the last winter election in 1923, the Conservatives won the most […]

Conservatives only party in Northampton not to release manifesto

The Conservatives are the only party running in Northampton North or South that haven’t released their manifesto. The party is saying that it will not be fully released until two weeks before the election on December 12. They have been releasing individual promises throughout the campaign. Labour announced their manifesto this morning (Thursday 21 November […]

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