Council tax energy rebate

We have started making payments of the £150 energy rebate to eligible residents who pay by direct debit. Payments are being made in batches as soon as system checks are complete over weeks commencing 9 and 23 May. Those paying by other means will be contacted soon

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Older person's bus pass

This pass provides free travel on local buses anywhere in England, from 9:30am to 11pm on weekdays, and all day at weekends and on bank holidays.

You will qualify when you reach the female State Pension age, whether you are a man or a woman.


You can apply up to two months before you become eligible. We can send out the pass 10 calendar days before that date. You can replace or renew up to 30 days before the card's expiry date.

Apply at a library

You can apply at a library. You will need to bring proof of your age and residency and your photograph will be taken there. Acceptable evidence includes:

  • current driving licence
  • current passport
  • birth certificate
  • medical card
  • pension service award letter
  • any other proof of your birth date

You will also need to prove that you are resident in North Northamptonshire:

  • household bill or bank statement which has your name and address on and is no more than three months old

Lost or stolen bus pass

If your pass is lost or stolen, please call us on 0300 126 7000.

Last updated 11 May 2022