Author: Rachel Thomas

Northampton Town Council Welcomes Collaboration with De Montfort University and University of Northampton

Northampton Town Council Welcomes Collaboration with De Montfort University and University of Northampton

Northampton Town Council recently welcomed Prof Steven Griggs and eight students to the Guildhall as part of a collaboration that sees the town council embark on its community needs analysis.

As part of a focus on youth, students from the Department of Politics, People and Place and the Local Governance Research Centre at De Montfort University will be conducting interviews, workshops and focus groups... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 10:35 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community, News

Northampton Town Council Freezes Amount Residents Will Pay in 2022/23

Northampton Town Council Freezes Amount Residents Will Pay in 2022/23

At its full Council meeting on Monday 24th January, Northampton Town Council agreed to freeze the amount of Council Tax residents will pay for its element of the bill.

The freeze means that the average property in Northampton parish will still pay £48.78 per annum (just under 94p per week) in 2022/23 to the Town Council, the same as in 2021/22.
Northampton Town Council was created in April 2021... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 15:38 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: News

It is with great sadness that we announce that Cllr Michael Hill, former Mayor of the Borough of Northampton has passed away

It is with great sadness that we announce that Cllr Michael Hill, former Mayor of the Borough of Northampton has passed away

It is with great sadness that we are sharing the news that Cllr Michael Hill, Mayor of Bradley Stoke, former Mayor of the Borough of Northampton 2009-2010 and Honorary Alderman, has passed away. Cllr Hill served Northampton Borough Council for 18 years and the County Council for 4 years. Northampton Town Council pass on our deepest condolences to Cllr Hill's Family and friends.

If you would like detail... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Nov 2021 12:53 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: News

Northampton Town Councils Season of Festivities 2021

Northampton Town Councils Season of Festivities 2021

Join Northampton Town Council, Northampton Town Centre BID and West Northants Council for a season of merriment this Christmas with a variety of festive entertainment throughout December.

The season will commence with Northampton Town Council's official Christmas Lights Switch On, this Saturday 20th November. Join the cast of Aladdin for an afternoon of merry-making and revelment, before the Christmas... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 19:41 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community

Northampton Town Council are saddened to share the news that Honorary Alderman Mr (William) Barry Massey, former Mayor of Northampton Borough Council from 2005-2006 and has passed away

Northampton Town Council are saddened to share the news that Honorary Alderman Mr (William) Barry Massey, former Mayor of Northampton Borough Council from 2005-2006 and has passed away

Northampton Town Council are saddened to share the news that Honorary Alderman Mr (William) Barry Massey, former Mayor of Northampton Borough Council from 2005-2006 and has passed away.


If you would like detail of the funeral arrangements please email mayor@northamptontowncouncil.gov.uk

Posted: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:00 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: News

Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service

Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service

This year Northampton Town Council will be leading Remembrance Day Commemorations on Sunday 14th November in the Town Centre with a Parade, Civic Procession and Services at All Saints Church and the Town Centre Memorial Garden. This year will mark the Centenary of the Royal British Legion.

The Parade, starting at the top of Abington Street at 09:30, will be led by local Military and the RBL, and will... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Nov 2021 14:46 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community, News

Northampton Town Council are shocked and saddened to hear of the news of the tragic passing of Sir David Amess

Northampton Town Council are shocked and saddened to hear of the news of the tragic passing of Sir David Amess

We at Northampton Town Council are shocked and saddened to hear of the news of the tragic passing of Sir David Amess on Friday 15th October.

"My thoughts and condolences are with Sir David's family and friends at this sad time. On behalf of Northampton Town Council I would like to state that we will honour the families message of "kindness and love". My fellow members and I will be marking this tragedy... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 16:15 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community, News

The Much Anticipated Lantern Procession will Return to Northampton This Diwali

The Much Anticipated Lantern Procession will Return to Northampton This Diwali

On Saturday the 30th October the much-anticipated lantern procession will begin at 6pm on the Market Square, with two pedal-powered puppets of Harminder the elephant and Shanti the giant bird leading the way. These old favourites will be joined by puppets of Hanumanji, Rama, Sita, Ravana and Ganesh, as well as pupils from local schools, as they make their way up Abington Street, along St Giles' Terrace... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 16:12 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community

Light up The Sky With Northampton's Annual Firework Display

Light up The Sky With Northampton's Annual Firework Display

Join Northampton Town Council for their annual Firework Display this Bonfire Night, this Saturday 6th November 2021, at The Racecourse. With children's entertainments and food concessions from 4:30pm before a spectacular firework display from 6:00pm. Free Entry.

Parking is available in the nearby council carpark on St Michaels Road

Posted: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:28 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community

#NNReflections: Call for Entries

#NNReflections: Call for Entries

Northampton Town Council are curating a digital archive that aims to serve as a record of life throughout the lockdown period of 2020 and how it changed, with many ordinary, everyday situations becoming extraordinary.

From the empty streets and departure lounges, toilet roll and pasta shortages, reliance on food deliveries and food banks, NHS laundry bags for PPE, facemasks and hand sanitiser, new pets,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:10 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community