Tags: Borough News
A civic ceremony and community event are set to mark Holocaust Memorial Day in Northampton on Monday, 28 January 2019.
Residents are invited to join the Mayor of Northampton, Councillor Tony Ansell, and Councillor Anna King for a special ceremony at 12pm in the Guildhall Courtyard. This will include short speeches from Stephen Mold, Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chair of Northampton Inter Faith... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:35 by Parish Administrator
Volunteers are urgently wanted to help run Northampton's Winter Shelter in case temperatures drop over the next couple of months.
When the Met Office forecasts that temperatures are due to drop below freezing for at least three consecutive nights, Northampton Borough Council will notify partners that it will activate the Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP).
If SWEP is active, a temporary Winter... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:34 by Parish Administrator
Take an enchanted walk through a town centre Winter Wonderland as we celebrate Christmas in Northampton this November and December.
The festivities begin on Saturday, 24 November 2018 on the Market Square as we illuminate the town during the annual Christmas lights switch-on. Heart FM kick celebrations off at 2pm, with fun musical performances from the casts of Royal & Derngate's Peter Pan and the... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:41 by Parish Administrator
Northampton will honour members of the armed forces who have lost their lives in the line of duty with a Remembrance Day parade, service and activities on Sunday, 11 November. This is a particularly special year, as 2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War.
The day will begin at 9.30am, when the Northampton Pipe Band and the Air Training Corps Band lead a parade of veterans on a march... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 16:12 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council and their recycling and waste collections partner Veolia are reminding residents that there's no need to put a curse on the environment this Halloween.
Why not make a Halloween costume that won't spook the planet using old clothes? It's a great alternative to buying a costume in store. And don't forget, if you can't reuse your costumes next year, they can also be recycled... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 16:11 by Parish Administrator
Upgrades to on-street recycling banks and their collections are beginning this week in a bid to improve the town environment and encourage residents to recycle more.
The upgrades began on Thursday, 18 October and include the removal of old, large metal skips from 25 locations across the town. Veolia is replacing these skips with smaller wheeled bins, which will be emptied on a more frequent basis. A... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 28 Oct 2018 11:16 by Parish Administrator
New models for the procession and live entertainment are set to take centre stage at the annual Diwali celebrations on Northampton Market Square this November.
Organised by the Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation and supported by Northampton Borough Council, this year's celebrations will open at 10am on Saturday, 3 November with information and food stalls.
Family-friendly activities such as henna painting,... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:52 by Parish Administrator
Looking Glass Theatre will bring alive a series of tales from Northampton Museum's summer exhibition at the Grosvenor Centre to keep families entertained this half term.
A series of free 45-minute interactive talks will take place in the Guildhall's Court Room on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 October, with the following themes:
- Witches of Northampton – In 1612 Agnes Browne and Joan Vaughan were accused... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:02 by Parish Administrator
Celebrate Northampton's diversity this Hate Crime Awareness Week (13 to 20 October) by signing up to become an equality ally.
The equality ally scheme is being launched during an afternoon tea event at the Guildhall by Northampton Borough Council and partners on Tuesday, 16 October. All are welcome to find out more about the scheme, which aims to promote equality for everyone, uniting our communities... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:29 by Parish Administrator
Northamptonshire Day is fast approaching and will give visitors to Delapre Abbey a host of experiences highlighting some of the great things our county has to offer.
The event has been organised by BBC Radio Northampton with support from a range of organisations including Northampton Borough Council and the Delapre Abbey Preservation Trust (DAPT).
Northamptonshire Day is all about celebrating the best... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 29 Sep 2018 10:43 by Parish Administrator