Martin Ford 20 January 2020

Kettering to create town council

Kettering to create town council image

A new town council is to be created as part of local government reorganisation in Northamptonshire.

Kettering BC will vote on a reorganisation order at a meeting in April that would create a town council covering Kettering in April 2021, alongside the new North Northamptonshire authority.

It follows a community governance review that found 80% of responses in favour of the move.

Kettering leader, Cllr Russell Roberts, said: ‘Establishing a town council will ensure that the town of Kettering is effectively represented so that governance within the borough continues to be robust and capable of meeting future challenges.’

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