Tags: Borough News
The use of Northampton Borough Council's CCTV helped to reduce commercial burglaries this April following a spike in crime in the town centre.
CCTV operators aided the Neighbourhood Policing Team's investigations into these burglaries by helping to identify potential suspects for stop and search purposes.
Thanks to this and footage gained during burglaries, three offenders were identified.
Two of the... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:41 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Town Centre
High streets lie at the heart of our communities and local economies, creating jobs, nurturing small businesses and injecting billions of pounds into our economy but the way we shop and the way that communities use their high streets is changing: we're shopping more online, making fewer big shopping trips and shopping 'little and more often'.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 09:54 by Parish Administrator
Local people are being offered the opportunity to feature in the first exhibition in the newly expanded Northampton Museum & Art Gallery when it opens next spring.
Northampton Museum & Art Gallery is asking people to submit photos of themselves and their family and friends to be part of the We Are Northampton exhibition. We Are Northampton will be the first exhibition in the new temporary exhibition... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 30 May 2019 09:41 by Parish Administrator
xperts commissioned to repair the Eleanor Cross will speak during a presentation at the London Road site on Thursday, 30 May, to discuss the works taking place and demonstrate the materials being used.
Northampton Borough Council is organising the two presentations, which will run at 2pm and 3pm, and last for approximately 45 minutes, with a limited number of places on offer.
A representative from Skillington... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:02 by Parish Administrator
Local residents and businesses are invited to come together at The Guildhall on Friday 17 May to show their support for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).
Activities begin at 9.30am in front of the Guildhall, where the LGBQT flag will be raised and displayed for the day.
Residents are then welcome to join the new Mayor of Northampton, Councillor Nazim... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 09:48 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Forward is set to consult later this month on how the town centre should change in order to meet the needs of the town.
Five zones have been identified as priority areas and these are outlined on a series of vinyl posters being installed at strategic locations around the town.
The first arrived opposite Sainsbury's in the Grosvenor Centre today (Thursday 9 May), giving details of what is... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 08:16 by Parish Administrator
The achievements of nine local individuals and groups were celebrated during a ceremony and dinner at the Guildhall on Tuesday 7 May.
The individuals and groups were shortlisted for the Heart of the Community Awards by the Mayor of Northampton, Councillor Tony Ansell, and a judging panel on Monday 29 April, for their hard work in their communities, making Northampton a better place to live, work and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 May 2019 08:14 by Parish Administrator
A document setting out how more than 13,500 new dwellings will be delivered in Northampton by 2029 goes out for public consultation today.
The Local Plan Part 2 sets out the planning policy framework for Northampton for the next ten years and includes detail on sites identified for new housing, regeneration of the town centre, and expected quality of development.
Members of the public can comment on... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 May 2019 08:42 by Parish Administrator
Music, food and activity stalls are set to celebrate Northampton Pride on the Market Square on Saturday 18 May.
Residents are invited to join Northampton's LGBTQ Forum at the event between 12pm and 5pm, to highlight the LGBTQ community, businesses and support organisations.
Organisations taking part by holding pop-up shops at the event include Q Space, The Lowdown, Outlaws and Kinky Boots rugby teams,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 13:20 by Parish Administrator
Residents are being reminded of the importance of getting it right during nights out in the town centre.
Members of the Northampton Community Safety Partnership are working together to encourage people to take responsibility for their own well-being during nights out by following simple advice, particularly recommendations for sticking together with friends.
The common sense advice, which forms part... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 01 May 2019 11:28 by Parish Administrator