West Northamptonshire Council's Overview and Scrutiny Committees are asking for people to submit their ideas about what the Committees should investigate over the next twelve months. The Council has three Overview and Scrutiny Committees: Corporate Scrutiny Committee which scrutinises strategic priorities, the budget and customer services; People Scrutiny Committee which scrutinises social care, health... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 14:23 by Rachel Thomas
Cllr. Jacqueline Fuchshuber has been announced as the new Northampton Town Councillor for Talavera ward, following the election on Thursday 2nd September.
Jacqueline Fuchshuber of the Liberal Democrat Focus Team won with 444 votes, beating Marianne Kimani, of the Labour party with 437 votes and James Thorpe, an independent candidate with 96 votes.
A total of 991 ballot papers were received , out of an... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 15:04 by Rachel Thomas
The Wall Games project, founded by Art Curator, James Thompson, is the first project to take place that has been funded by the Northampton Town Council Community Grant scheme. The Wall Games project, returns to Northampton for the second year this Bank Holiday weekend, taking place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th August, in the Mayorhold Car Park, Emporium Way and surrounding areas.
Wall Games is an... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 13:51 by Rachel Thomas
The Grants Sub-Committee of the newly formed Northampton Town Council this week (3 August) recommended a grant award to the Northampton Music Festival (NMF) of £5,000 from its Community Grants budget. This is in addition to the already agreed £10,000 that the Music Festival has traditionally received from the Borough Council.
The NMF which has been an annual event in the town since 2007... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 13:59 by Stuart Carter
The newly formed Northampton Town Council are excited to announce the launch of their two grant schemes:
The Councillors Community Fund, and The General Community Grants Scheme, both of which are open for applications now. This is a great opportunity for local groups, charities and organisations to get their hands on a share of the £125,000 allocated for grants in the current financial year.
The... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:59 by Rachel Thomas
Unfortunately this weekend's Band in the Park, the Northampton Male Voice Choir are having to cancel Sunday's performance due to a member of their group testing positive for Covid 19. The member of the group has been attending their indoor practice sessions and therefore in line with government guidance many of the group are having to self-isolate for 10 days.#BandsinthePark will continue next Sunday... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 14:05 by Rachel Thomas
Armed Forces Day is celebrated nationally on 26th June every year. This years celebration coincided with the centenary of the Royal British Legion, as well as, the 100 year Anniversary of Northampton's own branch of the RBL. Due to Covid regulations, the usual parade and procession unfortunately did not take place this year and instead we took the celebrations online. Footage included contributions... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 11:20 by Rachel Thomas
Northampton Town Council and partners are pleased to introduce Northampton in Bloom 2021, a lovely project bringing a myriad of colour to uplift the community throughout the summer months.
You may have already seen some of our beautiful floral containers including, tiered baskets, hanging baskets, lamp post baskets and barrier baskets appearing in the town, these floral containers will remain in place... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 10:01 by Rachel Thomas
Bands in the Park returns to the picturesque setting of the Abington Park Bandstand this summer with a 12 week program of a variety of acts, from brass bands to solo acts.
The event has always been increasingly popular, with extra chairs put out to enjoy the music amongst the trees. It is a fantastic day out for the whole family. We are proud of our parks and are thrilled the event has been able to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 12:02 by Rachel Thomas
The full results of the first election held on 6th May 2021 for councillors to serve on the new Northampton Town Council can be found here:
The first meeting of the 25 newly elected Town Councillors will be on Monday 17th May 2021 at 6pm. at which the Town Mayor and Deputy Town Mayor for the coming year... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 10 May 2021 13:43 by Rachel Thomas