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Eid Festival returns to Becket's Park

Eid Festival returns to Becket's Park

The Northampton Eid Management Group are pleased to present the second annual Eid Festival from 12 - 6pm on Sunday 30th April at Becket's Park.

With support from Northampton Town Council, the Eid celebrations will return again this Spring. Marking a significant event in the Muslim calendar, the end of Ramadan - a month of prayer and fasting, all are welcome to come together for a community day full... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 18 Apr 2023 12:34 by Sara Kennedy

Tags: Community, Events, News

Bands in the Park returns to Abington Park

Bands in the park

Live music performances will take place between 2 and 5pm every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from 16th April to 24th September at Northampton's Abington Park.

Bands in the Park, which is organised by Northampton Town Council and sponsored by The Park Café, will see the park come to life with free live music, kicking off with the Lincoln Noel Jazz Trio on Sunday 16th April.

The programme will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Apr 2023 14:54 by Sara Kennedy

Tags: Community, Events, News

Celebrate St George's Day in Northampton

Dragon

St George's Day will be celebrated in Northampton on Sunday, 23rd April between 10am and 2pm, with Northampton Town Council providing a range of activities and entertainment throughout the day, including a performance by traditional Morris dancers.

Celebrations start at 10am with the raising of the St George's flag and a speech by the Mayor of Northampton, Cllr Dennis Meredith, outside the Guildhall... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Apr 2023 14:43 by Sara Kennedy

Tags: Community, Events, News

Community Tent at Northampton Balloon Festival

Community Tent at Northampton Balloon Festival

Northampton Town Council are delighted to support the return of Northampton Balloon Festival to the Racecourse this summer. The event is run by Show Time Events Group (Northern) Ltd and will take place over three days from 18th- 20th August 2023.

As well as an array of balloons on display and flights throughout the weekend delivered by Vista Balloon Flights, further activities will include live arena... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 19 Mar 2023 16:48 by NTC News

Tags: Community, Events, News

Northampton Town Council asks West Northants Council to reconsider its parking charges

At a specially convened Council meeting, Northampton Town Council unanimously agreed to ask West Northants Council (WNC) to reconsider their proposal to introduce a charge for those wishing to park in the town on a Sunday.

The Town Council welcomed WNC's decision to retain 2 hours free on a Saturday but have stated that now was not the time to introduce a Sunday charge. The Town Council also highlighted... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 20 Feb 2023 13:42 by NTC News

Tags: Community, Council Meetings, News, West Northants

Northampton Town Council Pleased to Have Donated £1,000 to the Daisy Suite Appeal

Northampton Town Council Pleased to Have Donated £1,000 to the Daisy Suite Appeal

Northampton Town Council are proud to have donated £1,000 from the Town Mayor Councillor Dennis Meredith and Councillor Jackie Fuchshuber's Councillor Community Fund, to Northamptonshire Heath Charity's Daisy Suite Appeal.

The cheque was presented on the 10th February at 11.00 am at the Gallery Public House in Southfields, staff have been instrumental in raising of funds for this new venture "The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 13 Feb 2023 10:50 by NTC News

Tags: Community, Grant Recipient, Grants

Northampton Town Council freeze the amount its residents pay.

Image of Northampton Town Centre with Northampton in Bloom basket in the foreground, All Saints Church in the background.

Northampton Town Council has agreed to freeze the amount residents will pay in 2023/24 for the second year running.

Northampton Town Council (NTC) has agreed to freeze the amount residents will pay for the second year running in the next financial year beginning in April. The precept funds town council services and is collected as part of West Northamptonshire's wider council tax bill.

The decision to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 09:24 by NTC News

Tags: Annual Council, Community, Council Meetings, News

Strategy Visioning Day

Strategy Visioning Day

On Saturday 14th January, Councillors and officers from Northampton Town Council took part in a Visioning Day to develop our strategy run by James Corrigan from Council HR and Governance Support.

It was a really engaging day with everyone benefitting positively from the session. We look forward to creating our strategy as a result.

Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2023 12:37 by NTC News

Tags: Council Meetings, News, Staff

Study Visit Hosted by Weymouth Town Council

Study Visit Hosted by Weymouth Town Council

On Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th January, Northampton Town Council visited Weymouth Town Council with Corby Town Council and the Northamptonshire County Association of Local Councils with the support of the Dorset Association of Parish and Town Councils to discuss the challenges and experiences of establishing a newly formed local authority.

Cllr Jane Birch, Leader of Northampton Town Council, said:... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Jan 2023 12:03 by NTC News

Tags: Council Meetings, News, Staff

Royal Mural

Royal Mural Northampton

Northampton Town Council unveil the recently commissioned Royal Mural, in Northampton's Cultural Quarter

The mural was designed to both commemorate the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and look ahead to the future reign of His Majesty the King, Charles III. The project was generously funded by Northampton Town Councillor, Cllr. Nazim Choudary, through our Councillor Community Fund.

Artists, Liam Freeman and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 13:53 by NTC News

Tags: Community, News, Queen Elizabeth II

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