Coronavirus advice

Stay at home for 7 days if you have either: a high temperature and/or a new continuous cough. Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. You do not need to contact 111.

For more information about when to call 111 and advice about staying at home...

Coronavirus guidance and updates

Coronavirus updates for residents in East Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire County Council latest information and guidance

The latest Public Health England information regarding the disposal of personal waste can be viewed at COVID-19: cleaning in non-healthcare settings.

Coronavirus advice from Northamptonshire County Council

Parks & public spaces

East Northamptonshire Council is not responsible for the running of parks and public spaces across the district, they fall under the responsibility of the local town and parish councils.

Stanwick Lakes is run by Rockingham Forest Trust in partnership with East Northamptonshire Council, and more details about the closure can be found at

Twywell Hills & Dales is run by The Land Trust in partnership with East Northamptonshire Council and the car park is currently closed. More details about Twywell Hills & Dales can be found at

Council Tax

To help residents who have been financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic, ENC is offering the opportunity to stretch Council Tax payments over a 12 month period, rather than the normal 10 months.

If you would like to apply for this, please email, but please note that due to the high volume of interest, a reply may take up to and over 14 days.

If you know anyone not on email, please ask them to call 01832 742000, but anyone with access to email should apply this way to free up our phones for anyone not online.

Building control and building regulations

Temporary arrangements for Building Control inspections

Homelessness and housing advice

Contacting Homes Direct

Looking after pets during the coronavirus pandemic

Some of UK's best loved animal charities & experts have teamed up to offer some advice to pet owners to ensure we are all keeping ourselves safe & looking after our furry friends, during the coronavirus pandemic.

You can find out more on the RSPCA’s dedicated coronavirus page.

More information

  1. Coronavirus updates for residents in East Northamptonshire (you are here)
  2. Coronavirus updates for businesses in East Northamptonshire
  3. Coronavirus updates for community and volunteer groups in East Northamptonshire