Northants CALC (County Association of Local Councils) is holding an Elections Q&A on Monday 22 March 2021, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. aimed at prospective candidates who wish to learn more about the role of parish or town councillor, and how to become a candidate for election. The link to register is https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvdOygqDkvHdYXprYlV8v7weKE4AkzH1Ke.
Posted: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 11:16 by Sally Willis
With the current guidelines and the second lock down about to come into force the Remembrance Service this year will be a minimal affair.
There are plans to have a service at the War Memorial with key personnel, which will be recorded and live streamed on Facebook for residents to follow along whilst at home.
There will be no parade this year, however the road around the war memorial will be closed for... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Nov 2020 13:18 by Sally Willis
There will be a plant swap outside the Parish Room on Saturday 20th June 10am to 12noon.
If you have any spare plants that you would like to swap please bring them down, or come and see what is available for a small donation.
Posted: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 11:04 by Sally Willis
Narnia inspired Christmas activities are to launch at Northampton Borough Council's annual Christmas lights switch-on, which takes place on Saturday 23 November.
Free festive entertainment from 2pm, will help keep families amused in the run up to the lights-switch on at 5pm.
DJ Mark Dean from Inspiration FM will open proceedings and provide popular, toe tapping music throughout the afternoon, as well... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 14:22 by Sally Willis
Over the next 2 weeks there is a special exhibition at Delapre Abbey about Hardingstone Villagers.
This is open from 2nd - 15th September, Wednesdays to Sundays 11am - 4.30pm
If you would like to attend next Monday or Tuesday free of Charge please contact the Supporters. Advance bookings only for these 2 days.
firstname.lastname@example.org or 760411
Posted: Tue, 03 Sep 2019 11:38 by Sally Willis
Are you aged between 8 and 19? Do you love drama? Would you like to join a friendly, local Youth Theatre? Fabula Youth Theatre is looking for new members. We have a Senior Group and a Junior Group. Both meet on Thursdays in Quinton Village Hall. The Senior Group is for young people aged 13-19. Sessions run between 7.15pm and 9pm on Thursdays during term-time. Each session costs £5. The Junior... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:52 by Sally Willis
Experts commissioned to repair the Eleanor Cross will speak during a second presentation at the London Road site on Friday, 16 August, to discuss the works taking place and explain how they are fixing the defects found in the structure of the cross.
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... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 13:34 by Sally Willis
Interested in rivers or boating? You can volunteer to be an Anglian Waterways Volunteer with the Environment Agency at Northampton Marina. Volunteers will assist boaters travelling through the locks, help to keep the site tidy and attractive and attend river events. No boating experience is needed as the EA provide full training and uniform. Cambridgeshire ACRE is managing this scheme on behalf of... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:43 by Sally Willis
Police have become aware that recently, particularly the mornings at about 0800hrs, males have been seen looking into vehicles in the Wootton area. Please keep all vehicles locked and secured and have nothing on show at all.
There have also been two confirmed vehicle breaks where items were left on show.
If you see anyone suspicious then please call in on 101 or 999 if a crime is taking place.
As... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:35 by Sally Willis
Northampton's Community Forums are calling out for new members this summer.
People who live, work or visit the town are welcome to join the six active groups, which each meet at the Guildhall on a bi-monthly basis.
The Community Forums provide people with an interest in their local communities to get involved and help shape services, projects and events delivered by Northampton Borough Council.
Examples... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:49 by Sally Willis