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National Moment of Reflection to be held at 8pm on Sunday 18th September

National Moment of Reflection to be held at 8pm on Sunday 18th September

The Mayor of Northampton, Cllr Dennis Meredith, invites the people of Northampton to partake in the National Moment of Reflection to be held on Sunday 18th September at 8pm.

Residents are encouraged to stand on their doorsteps to share this moment with each other.

Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 11:23 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: News, Queen Elizabeth II

Following the sad news regarding Queen Elizabeth II, Northampton Town Council have Postponed the Following Meetings

Following the sad news regarding Queen Elizabeth II, Northampton Town Council have Postponed the Following Meetings

Following the sad news regarding Queen Elizabeth II, Northampton Town Council is required to plan for the conduct of council business during the period of mourning.

While the delivery of council services to the public will continue, in relation to the decision-making process, protocol dictates the authority should not hold meetings at this time.

To comply with both statutory requirements and protocol,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 10:22 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Council Meetings, News

Proclamation of new Sovereign to be read by Northampton Town Mayor

Proclamation of new Sovereign to be read by Northampton Town Mayor

The Mayor of Northampton, Cllr Dennis Meredith will make the town declaration of the accession of His Majesty King Charles III on the steps of the Guildhall in Northampton on Sunday (11 September) at 2.30pm.

The reading will follow national proclamations as well as the County proclamation taking place at 1pm at All Saints Church on the same day.

Cllr Dennis Meredith said "It is an honour to be serving... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 10 Sep 2022 16:21 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: News

Northampton Town Council Pay Tribute to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and announce plan to read Proclamation

Northampton Town Council Pay Tribute to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and announce plan to read Proclamation

It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away. The Town Council and the people of Northampton are deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Her Majesty. Our sincere condolences go to family members.

Tonight, Friday 9th September, an evensong service is to take place from 7pm at All Saints Church. This is a public service and all are welcome to... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 19:28 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: News

Our thoughts are with the Royal Family following news that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, has passed

Our thoughts are with the Royal Family following news that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, has passed

"It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away.

The Town Council and the people of Northampton are deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Her Majesty. Our sincere condolences go to family members''.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, first visited in 1965 as a reigning monarch, along with her late husband the Duke of Edinburgh. She was met with... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 19:23 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: News

Statement: Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

Statement: Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away.

The Town Council and the people of Northampton are deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Her Majesty.

Our sincere condolences go to family members.

Further information to follow in due course.

Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 18:33 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: News

Armed Forces Day 2022: When is it and how will it be marked in West Northamptonshire?

Armed Forces Day 2022: When is it and how will it be marked in West Northamptonshire?

This Saturday 25th June is Armed Forces Day. Northampton Town Council has teamed up with West Northamptonshire Council to organise the event in celebration of the ongoing contributions made by our Armed Forces communities.

Dignitaries including the Lord-Lieutenant of Northamptonshire, the Mayor of Northampton, the Vice-chair of West Northamptonshire Council and representatives from the RBL, will gather... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:40 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Armed Forces Day

Windrush Day 2022: Northampton Town Council celebrate the contributions of the Windrush Generation and their Descendants with a Flag Raising Ceremony

Windrush Day 2022: Northampton Town Council celebrate the contributions of the Windrush Generation and their Descendants with a Flag Raising Ceremony

Windrush Day is celebrated in the United Kingdom every year on June 22 to mark the arrival of Afro-Caribbean immigrants to the shores of Britain and honour the British Caribbean community. An estimated half a million people made their way to England after the Second World War.

The Windrush carried several hundred Caribbean migrants, many of them veterans of the Second World War, who were encouraged... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 15:31 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Windrush Day 22

Northampton Town Council Stand Against Discrimination for IDAHOBIT Day

Northampton Town Council Stand Against Discrimination for IDAHOBIT Day

May 17th is IDAHOBIT Day — International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia. Northampton Town Council stands against the discrimination of LGBTIQ persons, and works to ensure equality for all.

Today we joined West Northamptonshire Council and partnership organisations, to share in a minute of noise and speeches from Matthew Toreson, Director of Northamptonshire Rights... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 17 May 2022 12:34 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community

Cllr Dennis Meredith appointed as Northampton’s 782nd Mayor

Cllr Dennis Meredith appointed as Northampton’s 782nd Mayor

On Monday 16th May 2022, Northampton Town Council held its second Annual Council Meeting - also known as the Mayor Making Ceremony. During the ceremony, a word of gratitude was extended to outgoing Mayor, Councillor Rufia Ashraf, for an outstanding year, that included 300 engagements during her term as the first Northampton Town Council Mayor and raising over £5000 for her charity Northamptonshire... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 16 May 2022 20:25 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Annual Council, Civic, Community, Mayor Making

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