Tags: Borough News
The popular Love Northampton Food Fair is returning to The Guildhall on Saturday 26 October to showcase a wide range of mouth-watering local produce.
Opening at 10.30am, the fourth run of the food fair will offer dozens of delectable delights such as bread, spices, chutneys, sauces, cakes, biscuits, wine, cider and gin.
More than 24 businesses, including The Good Loaf, Friars Farm, Fleur Fields Vineyard,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 09:59 by Parish Administrator
A new masterplan setting a vision for the transformation of the town centre has been published. It's creation and development has been overseen by Northampton Forward and is set to go to Northampton Borough Council's Cabinet for consideration tomorrow (Wednesday 16 October).
The document is an evolution on the high-level proposals consulted on earlier this year for five areas across the town –... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:47 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council is consulting with the public over proposals for a Town Council to cover some parts or all of the existing borough.
Three options were put forward in spring this year and these have been shortlisted to two as a result of feedback received from an earlier phase of engagement.
The two options are laid out in a supporting document which anyone wishing to respond should read first.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:47 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Racecourse is once again hosting a spectacular fireworks display and family entertainment on Sunday, 3 November between 2pm and 7pm.
The free event, organised by Northampton Borough Council, will open with fairground rides and food stalls at 2pm, with the evening's entertainment beginning at 4pm when popular local covers band Pure Genius will take to the stage.
This performance will then... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 08:48 by Parish Administrator
The search for Northampton's most inspiring male role model began today (Tuesday 8 October) as the nomination period for the 2019 Award opens.
Tying in with the annual International Men's Day celebrations, the Male Role Model of the Year Award 2019 aims to recognise the important contributions local men and boys make in their communities, families, schools and workplace.
Northampton Borough Council is... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 10:31 by Parish Administrator
The spooky past of Abington Park Museum is set to be uncovered during Halloween themed ghost walks between 29 October and 2 November.
The theatrical ghost walks are being led by the Looking Glass Theatre with support from Northampton Borough Council, to help reawaken the interesting history of the 16th century manor house, which now houses the museum.
Two ghost walks will take place each day in the museum,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Oct 2019 09:12 by Parish Administrator
Family entertainment, delicious food and the annual lantern procession are set to light up Northampton town centre on Saturday 19 October.
The annual Festival of Lights celebrations are organised by the Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation with support from Northampton Borough Council and will open with food and information stalls on the Market Square from 10am.
Family-friendly activities such as henna... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Sep 2019 08:31 by Parish Administrator
Northampton Borough Council and their recycling and waste contractor Veolia, are thanking residents for their recycling efforts as both dry and food recycling rates increase in the town.
The amount of food waste and dry materials being recycled has increased by 6% since June 2018, when Northampton Borough Council's partnership with Veolia began.
Although great news, the Borough Council and Veolia are... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 09:19 by Parish Administrator
Judges from the Royal Horticultural Society have given Northampton Borough Council a gold award for the town's entry into this year's East Midlands in Bloom competition.
At the beginning of July, the judges visited Northampton to assess floral displays planted by businesses, community groups, residents and the Borough Council, following months of hard work and preparation.
Northampton also came out top... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 21 Sep 2019 14:22 by Parish Administrator
Two new websites have been launched offering a reliable source of information about the move toward unitary governance in Northamptonshire.
Named 'Future Northants North' and 'Future Northants West' they carry the same core information while outlining the separate processes being followed in the north and west of the county.
These dedicated sites describe the process so far, who is involved, progress... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:39 by Parish Administrator