Tags: Borough News
Dance enthusiasts from across Northampton are being invited to come together at the Guildhall on Saturday, 26 May for a special afternoon Tea Dance.
Organised each year by Northampton Borough Council's Pensioner's Forum, the Tea Dance will take place in the Great Hall between 2pm and 4pm, in aid of the Mayor of Northampton's charity.
The Mayor and Mayoress, Cllr Tony Ansell and Jayne Crofts, will be... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:07 by Parish Administrator
Our County Councillor Pinder Chauhan Birdi is holding a joint surgery with Cllr Matt Golby and the Borough Councillors Bryan Sargeant and Alan Bottwood for residents in the Sixfields division on Saturday 21st April, from 4pm to 5.30pm at the Eldgar Centre alongside some police representatives.
There will also be a work shop on how residents that live on new estates that have a management company can... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 11:34 by Parish Administrator
An unusual, 90 minute one-man show will come to Abington Park Museum next weekend as part of a wider programme of events at Abington Park.
Into the Breach, written and performed by seasoned actor Mark Carey, will be staged at the museum on Saturday, 14 April at 7.30pm, with Carey playing all 17 parts.
The play follows the character George Crocker, who joins his village Drama Club during the Second World... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:30 by Parish Administrator
The return of the popular Bands in the Park concerts and a full calendar of events at Abington Park Museum will see the town come alive with music and activities.
Organised by Northampton Borough Council each year, the events attract thousands of people to the park, to enjoy the range of family entertainment on offer, during the spring and summer months.
This year the action kicks off on Sunday, 1 April,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 09:37 by Parish Administrator
Celebrate the start of the holidays at Northampton Market's Easter eggstravaganza on Saturday, 31 March.
Whether you are a family of aspiring artists or clue spotting detectives, there are activities, throughout the day, to suit all ages and interests.
The event hatches at 10am, with the Market's first ever Easter Bonnet Making Workshop. During the workshop, which runs until 1pm, you and your family... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:07 by Parish Administrator
Information from the Borough Council
Black bin collection should start as normal on Monday 5th March
Your recycling should be presented for the next scheduled collection. You can present extra recycling if needed in carrier bags/clear sacks (one type of recycling per bag) and we will take it all for you.
We expect recycling collections to be back on track by Monday 5th March.
Garden... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:38 by Parish Administrator
Shoppers and visitors to Northampton can discover the best of the town's businesses and producers under one roof at the Love Northampton Food Fair on Saturday, 24 February.
Taking place in The Guildhall, the Food Fair will provide a mouth-watering showcase of stalls from local businesses, producers and makers offering dozens of delectable delights such as bread, spices, chutneys, cakes, wine and cider.... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:38 by Parish Administrator
It is now 12 months since the nightshelter opened in Northampton.
During its first year, the nightshelter was used every night and provided emergency shelter for more 160 men who had been sleeping rough or were at imminent risk of having to sleep rough in Northampton. By working with local housing providers, it has helped 100 of these men to move on successfully into settled accommodation.
Without the... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:44 by Parish Administrator
Northampton's emergency night shelter, The Link, In Northampton are currently recruiting for volunteers to assist in the running of the shelter and to help support the guests who use their services
The shelter has accommodated over 150 men and assisted over 90 men into accommodation since opening in February 2017. There are shower facilities, warm beds and breakfast and dinner provided every day of... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:19 by Parish Administrator
The atmospheric 15th century Abington Park Museum will play host to Burns Night celebrations this Friday, 26 January, from 7-10pm, with bagpipes, poetry, canapés and dancing, accompanied by a top live ceilidh band.
Burns Night is the annual celebration of the birthday of eighteenth century Scottish poet Robert Burns, and the date this year falls on what would have been his 258th birthday.
The... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:15 by Parish Administrator