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Statues inspired by local history commissioned for Northampton

Statues inspired by local history commissioned for Northampton

Five new statues of historical figures with a strong connection to Northampton have been commissioned for display in the town.

Following the popularity of the statue of poet John Clare, which was installed at the Guildhall last year, Northampton Borough Council has commissioned five additional statues from the same artist. Sculptor Richard Austin crafted the cold cast bronze statues in the likeness... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:52 by Parish Administrator

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New parking measures to support visitors to Radlands Skate Park, Café and Parkland

New parking measures to support visitors to Radlands Skate Park, Café and Parkland

Notices advising of suggested new measures to help monitor car parking at Radlands Plaza Skate Park and café will be installed in the area next week.

The notices will highlight proposed time restrictions for the car park, limiting the free parking to three hours a day, between 8am and 5pm on week days. Evenings and weekends will not be affected.

The car park is often full all day during the week,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:30 by Parish Administrator

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Safe summer food

Safe summer food

The National Food Standards Agency (FSA) has released advice on summer food safety, as part of national Food Safety Week.

Higher temperatures mean a higher risk of food poisoning if food is not prepared and handled properly so the FSA is encouraging people to think hard about hygiene, particularly when preparing or eating food outdoors.

Councillor Mike Hallam, cabinet member for environment at Northampton... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:15 by Parish Administrator

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Parade and entertainment to celebrate Armed Forces Day

Parade and entertainment to celebrate Armed Forces Day

A marching parade will be taking place in the town centre on Saturday 24 June, in celebration of Armed Forces Day.

Leading the parade this year will be the RAF Marching Band. They will be followed by the 118 Recovery Company (REME), who will be exercising their Freedom of the Borough and celebrating 50 years of being based in Northampton. Serving troops, veterans and cadets will also be taking part.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:45 by Parish Administrator

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The glory of Delapré Abbey unveiled

The glory of Delapré Abbey unveiled

Visitors to one of Northampton's premier parks now have an unimpeded view of the town's latest heritage attraction.

Delapré Abbey is in the finest condition of its 900-year history and hoardings around the site have been removed this week so the building can be seen in all its glory.

Cllr Jonathan Nunn, Northampton Borough Council leader, said: "This is a key milestone towards getting the Abbey... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:31 by Parish Administrator

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Northampton to celebrate all things bright and bloomingful this summer

Northampton to celebrate all things bright and bloomingful this summer

The planting for Northampton in Bloom is well under way and throughout June hundreds of floral displays will be popping up throughout the town centre.

More than 250 hanging baskets and 120 barrier baskets, showcasing approximately 8,000 plants, will bring a burst of colour to the heart of town as part of this year's 'all things bright and bloomingful' display.

A prominent figure from Northampton's past... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:29 by Parish Administrator

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Improvements planned for Grosvenor Centre car park

Improvements planned for Grosvenor Centre car park

The Grosvenor Centre car park is due to receive a facelift this June and July, with jet cleaning, stain removal and painting due to take place over a six week period.

The planned works will begin on the top two levels of the car park from Monday 12 June and will affect access to some of the car parking spaces whilst workmen are on site.

The improvements will be carried out level by level, to cause as... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:23 by Parish Administrator

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Official opening of the new Abington Park train to take place this weekend

Official opening of the new Abington Park train to take place this weekend

The return of the iconic Abington Park train is to be celebrated on Saturday 10 June, with a small ceremony and family entertainment.

The celebrations will take place between 10am and 12pm, with entertainment from face painters, children's favourite Peppa Pig and Mr Whoopsie Daisy the Clown taking place throughout that time.

A short ceremony will be held at 11am, with the family of the late former Mayor... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:23 by Parish Administrator

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Guildhall ceremony to welcome a new Mayor into office

Guildhall ceremony to welcome a new Mayor into office

A ceremony celebrating Northampton's new Mayor will take place at the Guildhall on Thursday 18 May.

During the ceremony, the role of First Citizen of Northampton will pass from Councillor Christopher Malpas to Councillor Gareth Eales.

Gareth, who will become the 777th Mayor of Northampton, has been helping people in his local community for many years.

After starting his career at Royal Mail in 1996, working... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 May 2017 09:37 by Parish Administrator

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Have your say about the prevention of anti-social behaviour at Marble Arch

Have your say about the prevention of anti-social behaviour at Marble Arch

Residents are being invited to share their opinions about the introduction of a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) in the Marble Arch area of Northampton.

The proposed PSPO would see the Marble Arch highway, between Barrack Road and Ash Street, gated off in an effort to protect residents from anti-social behaviour by deterring littering, fly-tipping and street drinking in the area.

Enforcement of... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 14 May 2017 12:09 by Parish Administrator

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