Author: NTC News
Northampton County Beer Festival returns to Becket's Park
The Northampton County Beer Festival returns to Becket's Park on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd June, with a wide selection of ales, beers, bitters, ciders, spirits, stouts, wines, food stalls and live music on offer.
The annual festival, which is supported by Northampton Town Council and the Campaign for Real Ales (CAMRA), features over 140 different beers, bitters, ales and stouts from 13 Northamptonshire... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 May 2023 16:01 by NTC News
Exhibition of Ukrainian Art comes to Northampton for first UK showing
An exhibition of paintings and film created by Ukrainian artists will be on display at the Northampton Museum and Art Gallery between Saturday 3rd and Sunday 18th June.
It is the first time the exhibition, curated by Ukrainian organisation Golden Time Talent and provided in partnership with the Northampton Museum and Art Gallery and Northampton Town Council, will be displayed in the United Kingdom,... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 May 2023 15:17 by NTC News
Ancient ‘Oak Apple Day’ ceremony to take place in Northampton town centre
An ancient ceremony of thanksgiving will take place at All Saints' Church on Monday, 29 May to commemorate Northampton's Oak Apple Day.
This annual ceremony, organised by Northampton Town Council and the Lord Lieutenancy, is unique to Northampton and remembers the generosity of King Charles II, who donated over 1,000 tons of timber to reconstruct All Saints' Church and halved the town's taxes for seven... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 23 May 2023 11:00 by NTC News
Successful convoy delivers ambulances and supplies to children and families impacted by Ukrainian war
Two ambulances packed with supplies have been successfully driven and delivered to Poland and Ukraine – thanks to a convoy organised by Northamptonshire communities and businesses.
The convoy, co-ordinated by Goodwill Solutions, Brackmills Industrial Estate Business Improvement District (BID), Northampton Supports Ukraine, Slavic Talalayenko, and Northampton Town Council, set off earlier this... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 19 May 2023 09:46 by NTC News
Councillor Stephen Hibbert becomes 783rd Mayor of Northampton
Today, Monday 15th May, Northampton Town Council held its annual Mayor Making Ceremony to formally declare Councillor Stephen Hibbert as the 783rd Mayor of Northampton.
Cllr Hibbert is joined by Elizabeth (Liz) Cox as his Mayoress and Cllr Paul Joyce and his wife Mylissa Joyce will be appointed as Deputy Mayor and Mayoress.
Cllr Hibbert holds a particular interest in homelessness and rough sleeping and... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 May 2023 13:15 by NTC News
Neglected town centre beauty spot is given new lease of life
A forgotten green space in Northampton town centre that had become a magnet for crime and anti-social behaviour has gone from 'grey to gorgeous' thanks to a lottery-funded volunteer project staged as part of The Big Help Out to mark the King's Coronation weekend.
As a result of the project, led by Northampton Town Centre Business Improvement District and Northampton Town Council, St Katherine's Gardens... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 10 May 2023 11:00 by NTC News
Residents invited to Annual Town Meeting
Residents of the Northampton parish area are invited to attend Northampton Town Council's Annual Town Meeting on Monday 22nd May, at 6pm in the Jeffery Room, the Guildhall, St Giles' Square, Northampton.
The meeting, also referred to as the Town Electors Meeting, is open to all those on the electoral roll in Northampton parish and provides an opportunity for the public to ask questions to the Town Council.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 09 May 2023 10:41 by NTC News
Northampton’s Coronation Community Festival line up announced
An exciting day of live music and entertainment is in store for the Coronation Community Festival, taking place on Guildhall Road, Northampton, on Saturday 6th May between 10am and 4pm.
The free event, organised by Northampton Town Council, in partnership with the Northampton Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID), Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, West Northamptonshire Council, The Performing... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 27 Apr 2023 10:50 by NTC News
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
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