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Commissioning of Healthwatch 2023

Healthwatch is an independent consumer champion for people who use health and social care services. Its job is to ensure that local voices are heard and that people’s views and experiences are used to improve existing services and to help shape future services. Local authorities are required by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 to make arrangements to establish and maintain a local Healthwatch organisation in its area. 

North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire Councils would like to understand how you feel about local Healthwatch services in Northamptonshire.

Have your say
Please visit the North Northamptonshire Consultation and Engagement Hub for further information including how to have your say.

This consultation closes midnight, 18 June 2023


Permit Application under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulation 2016 – as amended

Local authorities have a statutory duty to consult potential affected parties on any application made for a permit under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulation 2016 – as amended.

The company known as Marsh Industries Limited, Units 3-13 Addington Park Industrial Estate, Little Addington, Northamptonshire, NN14 4AS has applied to North Northamptonshire Council for a permit to operate an installation for the polymerisation or co-polymerisation of any pre-formulated resin or pre-formulated gel coat which contains any unsaturated hydrocarbon, where the activity is likely to involve, in any period of twelve months, the polymerisation or co-polymerisation of 100 tonnes or more of unsaturated hydrocarbon.

For full details, supporting documents and how to have your say visit the North Northamptonshire Consultation and Engagement Hub

This consultation closes midnight, 20 June 2023


Home to School Transport Policy Review

People are being asked for their views on new policy proposals for the future of home to school transport provided in North Northamptonshire.

The changes will affect the transport for both pupils of a statutory school age and for those aged over 16, continuing with their education.

Changes would not affect children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) who are currently eligible for free school transport.  Pupils in mainstream education who attend their nearest suitable school and meet the current criteria for free school transport, are also not expected to be affected by the proposals. Policy revisions are focused on the discretionary elements of the service. Have your say
Please visit the consultation webpage for further information including how to have your say.
This consultation closes midnight, 12 June 2023


Regulation 18 North Northamptonshire Gypsy and Traveller Local Plan

North Northamptonshire Council has started work on the North Northamptonshire Gypsy and Traveller Local Plan (formerly known as the North Northamptonshire Gypsy and Traveller Sites Allocations Policy) to address the accommodation needs of gypsy and travellers in the area.

The Scope and Options consultation marks the first engagement stage in preparing the new plan. At this stage, the Council is inviting comments on what should be included in the Local Plan in line with Regulation 18 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 and the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

We want to hear what you think about the scope of the plan and the options identified in the Scope and Options document. By answering our questions, we will better understand how you think we should develop planning policies and site allocations to meet the identified need for Gypsy and Travellers and ensure high standards of design, development and living conditions.

The consultation is accompanied by a Sustainability Appraisal Scoping Report which will are also seeking views on during the consultation period.

The Regulation 18 consultation documents and other related documents can be viewed online at, and are also available for inspection at the main Council’s offices and public libraries.

The consultation period starts on Wednesday 5 April 2023 and closes at midnight on Wednesday 31 May 2023.

Any comments should be made using the response form available online at You are encouraged to use the response form or structure of the response form to submit comments. Alternatively, comments can be submitted by post to Planning Policy Team, North Northamptonshire Council, Deene House, New Post Office Square, Corby NN17 1GD, or by email to

After the consultation, the Council will analyse all the comments received alongside other factors including reforms to the planning system and updates to the evidence base, before bringing forward more detailed proposals. The latest indicative timetable for each subsequent stage of public consultation is set out below:

  • Draft Plan published for consultation – September/October 2023
  • Publication consultation – January/February 2024
  • Submission to the Secretary of State – April 2024
  • Public Examination – July 2024
  • Adoption – February 2025

If you have any questions about the consultation or need help completing the online response form, please email: or call Customer Services on 0300 126 3000 and request a call back from the Planning Policy team.