A free event celebrating Northampton's shoe heritage and Kinky Boots The Musical coming home will be taking place in Becket's Park on Sunday 12 August.
During the day, people can book to watch one of three free screenings of the Kinky Boots film inside a dome cinema, at 10.30am, 1pm or 3.30pm.
Steve Pateman, the Northampton shoe factory owner whose story inspired the film and musical, will be on hand to open the event.. Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 09:14 by Parish Administrator
Enforcement activities have been ramped up this spring and summer to help tackle fly tipping and improve the town environment.
Between 1 April and 31 July 2018, Northampton Borough Council's Neighbourhood Warden Team issued 94 fixed penalty notices for litter, waste and fly tipping related offences.
The offences, which largely occurred in in The Mounts, Thorplands, Briar Hill, Lings and Abington, include small.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:24 by Parish Administrator
Families will be able to step back in time at an Edwardian themed family fun day at 1pm on Saturday, 11 August, at Abington Park Museum.
The Edwardian Extravaganza, organised by Northampton Museums and Art Gallery, will feature music and activities from the period 1901-1910, supported by a whole host of characters from the History Needs You group and the Looking Glass Theatre.
Visitors can meet.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:19 by Parish Administrator
M1 Junction 13 to 16 Smart Motorway Programme
Work starts today, 8th August and there is a programme of overnight closures to remove of the existing road markings, installation of temporary signs, temporary road markings and temporary steel traffic barriers along the central reserve.
Please see the attached file for full details
Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:03 by Parish Administrator
An update to the progress of the work to repair the damage to the bridge on the way to Rothersthorpe which has resulted in the temporary traffic lights.
Unfortunately the work is now scheduled to run until 5th November 2018
Posted: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 09:42 by Parish Administrator
Northampton's Youth Forum are inviting local young people to a free event in Becket's Park on Saturday, 11 August, in celebration of International Youth Day.
A range of information and advice, entertainment and activities will be available throughout the day, as the Youth Forum promote this year's theme of 'Safe spaces for youth'.
The day, which will take place between 11am and 4pm, will give attendees the chance.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 06 Aug 2018 11:24 by Parish Administrator
The roll out of the new all-in-one recycling wheelie bins will begin next week from Monday, 6 August.
Residents who are currently on a wheelie bin collection rounds will receive their new bin, which aims to make dry recycling much easier for residents, over the next few weeks.
The roll out will begin in a week, and will continue on a weekly basis, round by round, until Friday, 14 September. Distribution of the bins will take.. Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 14:26 by Parish Administrator
Northamptonshire Police and County Council are pleased to announce another year of the award winning CarKraft events for 2018.
If you have a youngster 15+ who wants to get a taster for driving in a safe environment with a DSA approved instructor
You have someone aged 17 to 30 who has passed their test and wants to improve their driving skills, then CarKraft may be of interest.
It's a completely free.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:00 by Parish Administrator
Northamptonshire Police continue to receive reports of both burglaries and vehicle crime offences.
Residents are reminded to be vigilant and to look out for one another. As residents, you are better placed than most to know who the regular visitors are within your street(s), if you are suspicious or unhappy about any activity then please do let us know.
Here is some information on how to secure your home and.. Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Jul 2018 14:52 by Parish Administrator
Sunday is the last day to have your say on the design of local government in Northamptonshire.
Residents, businesses and other stakeholders in the county are urged to complete the questionnaire at www.futurenorthants.co.uk by 22 July. Paper copies are also available in libraries, council offices and other local venues. Please check your council website for details of venues where you can pick up a copy.. Read More »
Posted: Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:31 by Parish Administrator