Council news

Useful information ahead of the new school year

04 September 2017

Neill is 38 and had a difficult childhood where he sadly couldn’t live with his own family and spent lots of time in children’s homes, boarding schools and foster homes as he was growing up

04 September 2017

A new campaign to recruit more foster carers has been launched to find loving homes for some of the 1,000 children in care in Northamptonshire.

01 September 2017

One of our fantastic foster carers had the idea to use shoes to demonstrate the high number of children in care in the county

31 August 2017

Parents of three and four-year-olds are being encouraged to find out if they qualify for 15 extra hours of free childcare a week.

24 July 2017

Northamptonshire County Council has been awarded almost £4million from the Department for Education towards the creation of its new children’s services organisation.

10 July 2017

Northamptonshire County Council is encouraging people who have a child living with them and who are not a parent or close relative to contact them to register it as a private fostering arrangement.

06 July 2017

Young unsung heroes have been honoured at a special ceremony in the Northamptonshire Youth Ambition Awards 2017.

29 June 2017

A review of services for children in Northamptonshire with special educational needs has praised the effectiveness of the support on offer.

26 June 2017

Could you open your home to support a vulnerable adult?

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Gritting crews at the ready as winter officially starts for Northamptonshire Highways

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Rogue market trader ordered to pay back proceeds of his crimes worth £60,000

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Courage and commitment praised at Fire Service Awards

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County’s emergency response will be tested this weekend with plane crash simulation

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Northamptonshire Libraries launches new collection to mark World Mental Health Day

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