On Thursday 6 May 2021 residents in North Northamptonshire voted for councillors to serve on the new council.

North Northamptonshire Council will take over all responsibilities formerly held by Corby Borough Council, East Northamptonshire Council, Kettering Borough Council, Borough Council of Wellingborough and Northamptonshire County Council.

A total of 78 councillors were elected to the new council, that will replace the existing borough, district and county councils across the four areas on 1 April 2021.

Three seats in each of the following 26 wards were up for election in the new North Northamptonshire Council area:

  • Brickhill and Queensway
  • Burton and Broughton
  • Clover Hill
  • Corby Rural
  • Corby West
  • Croyland and Swanspool
  • Desborough
  • Earls Barton
  • Finedon
  • Hatton Park
  • Higham Ferrers
  • Irchester
  • Irthlingborough

  • Ise
  • Kingswood
  • Lloyds
  • Northall
  • Oakley
  • OundleRaunds
  • Rothwell and Mawsley
  • Rushden Pemberton West
  • Rushden South
  • Thrapston
  • Wicksteed
  • Windmill

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Your Conservative councillors for Irthlingborough and the surrounding villages in the Unitary Council

Kirk Harrison
Having grown up in Northamptonshire, I moved to the East of the county with my wife and two children in 2018. Since then, we have certainly made the most of what our local area has to offer, quickly becoming involved in local life. I feel extremely lucky to have so many local amenities and green spaces on our doorstep.
As an auditor, I have over 10 years’ experience in the public sector. I’ve worked closely with local and central government, the NHS, charity and local housing organisations to help improve systems, add value and improve performance.
I’m passionate about democracy and believe that local decisions should be made by those with the best interests of the county at heart. If elected, I will bring my energy and enthusiasm to ensure our money is well spent, services and promises are delivered and that our communities continue to thrive.
Dorothy Maxwell
I am Dorothy Maxwell. I worked as a teacher in secondary schools, colleges, and at Wellingborough prison. I still teach Year 1 children as a volunteer.
I am a volunteer at Islip Pavilion, encouraging children to participate in different sporting activities, which include years7,8,9, 10, 11, under 18 and 21s. I am also secretary for an adult local football team. Besides this I set up in door classes in Art, Yoga, Zumber, Choir and WI.
I set up free tennis at Spencer Park and provided tennis rackets for the children. In 2021, using ENC Members’ Empowerment Fund, I supported the installation of a concrete table tennis table in Spencer Park.
For the past 6 years, I have been on ENC Council and been involved with major planning applications and helped with the Rushden Lakes development. I am a very committed, proactive Councillor, who is always keen to help local residents. In the new North Northamptonshire Council, I will continue to support local needs and make sure that the voice of my ward residents is heard. I feel that we need we need address the bus service in this area to encourage a more connective services to Rushden Lakes and other areas.
Roger Powell
I am an experienced councillor and was elected as Town Councillor for Irthlingborough in 2007 and for East Northants Council in the same year, and have served on various committees.
I am keen to see Adult Social Care and Children’s Services upgraded in the new Unitary Council along with increased protection for the county’s Nature Reserves, including Irthlingborough Lakes & Meadows. Additional Special Needs Schools are also a priority along with an increased provision for Heritage Centres throughout the county. Funding the redevelopment of the county’s High Streets is a passion of mine.
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