iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Corby Borough Council The Latest To Consider Budget Cuts

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Corby Borough Council The Latest To Consider Budget Cuts

3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 03 December 2013

Local councils across Northamptonshire are facing up to the prospect of more spending cuts as they attempt to balance their books next year.

Corby Borough Council is the latest local authority to consider where cuts should fall. Council Tax in Corby could be frozen again but £1-million worth of savings will have to be made over the next two years.

Reporter Willy Gilder explains how Council’s spend their money and where it comes from, and Stuart talks to Adrian Sibley, the corporate director at Corby Borough Council with responsibility for finance, and to Councillor Bill Parker, who’s responsible for Finance and Performance at Northamptonshire County Council.

Reporter Tom Percival meets Paul Balmer who runs a youth group in Corby called the Oakley Rangers.


• a Northants apprenticeship agency says British educational standards are poor
• Wellingborough traders bid for a share of £100-million to boost the town
• Northampton Borough Council decides not to sell off Blackthorn workshops to developers
• a new housing scheme for adults with a physical disability opens in Wellingborough
• a young Northants prize-winning chef spends a day with Michel Roux jr
• the Northants shoe manufacturer that sells shoes round the world


World War One At Home

Progs Northants

Discover incredible stories about life in Northamptonshire during WW1

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss