Tags: Borough News
A day of fun entertainment, displays and activities will be taking place on Northampton market on Saturday 20 May, as part of the national Love Your Local Market celebrations.
On the day families will be able to enjoy an array of entertainment between 10.30am and 3.30pm, including dancing by The Stereomen, juggling by the Magical Butterfly and quizzes posed by Sparky the Robot.
In addition, visitors... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 May 2017 09:17 by Parish Administrator
The latest What's On guide for Northampton Museums & Art Gallery is now available to view on our website: What's On
The Guildhall Road museum is now closed for our exciting new expansion project but we have plenty of events and activities taking place at Abington Park Museum and our popular Over 60s talks and Art History lectures will be taking place at The Guildhall.
Northamptonshire artist and... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:24 by Parish Administrator
Refurbishment work started this week at Abington Park Museum and is expected to be finished sometime in June.
The work was approved at last week's Northampton Borough Council Planning Committee and includes a light refresh of the Great Hall, Function Room and entrances.
Plans also include a revamp of the toilets and work has been scheduled to cause as little disruption to the museum opening as possible.... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:13 by Parish Administrator
In the lead up to Easter, visitors to the town centre will be treated to some family fun and seasonal shopping on the Market Square.
On Sunday 9 April, shoppers will have the opportunity to peruse over 30 stalls showcasing a range of local produce, unique gift ideas and cards. Stalls already signed up to take part in the Fair between 11am and 4pm include Cakes, Bakes and Perfect Puddings, Frost's Boutique,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Apr 2017 10:02 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council is launching a new personal safety campaign this week. With a focus on personal responsibility, the 'out tonight?' campaign highlights steps everyone can take to make sure their night goes well.
The simple advice includes ensuring your phone is fully charged, planning your journey home in advance, and understanding how to identify a licensed taxi or private hire vehicle.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:43 by Parish Administrator
The popular Bands in the Park concerts will be returning to Abington Park for another season of live music and family fun this spring and summer.
The programme of traditional live music will run every Sunday from 2 April to 17 September, with performances taking place at Abington Park's band stand between 2pm and 5pm (unless otherwise advertised).
Daventry Brass Band will be kicking the concert season... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:42 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council is hosting a tea dance at the Guildhall on Saturday 25 March.
Delivered in partnership with the Northampton Pensioner's Forum and School of Life, a lottery-funded, intergenerational project running in Northampton, the traditional event will also offer advice on how to get to grips with technology.
Northampton Borough Council is working with Barclays Digital Eagles to provide... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:32 by Parish Administrator
Northampton veteran and healthcare advocate, Pat Haslam was announced as the winner of the 2017 Inspirational Woman Award at a ceremony on Saturday 4 March.
John Griff, BBC Radio Northampton presenter and a member of the Inspirational Woman award judging panel, presented Pat with the award at the well-attended International Women's Day event at the Guildhall on Saturday.
Pat was chosen out of 47 amazing... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:27 by Parish Administrator
Northampton's emergency night shelter has helped more than 30 people in its first month.
The night shelter, which opened for the first time on 6 February, has provided temporary accommodation and access to support services for 32 men ranging in age from 18 to 59.
Since staying at the shelter, four people have moved into supported housing in Northampton and two more people have been helped to reconnect... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:26 by Parish Administrator
The finalists for Northampton's Inspirational Woman Award 2017 have been announced today (Thursday 23 February).
Five women who have been shortlisted for the award were nominated for the difference they each make in their community by providing support, developing initiatives or being a great role model to others.
The finalists for the 2017 Inspirational Woman Award can be confirmed as:
Julie Mead is... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:19 by Parish Administrator