On Wednesday evening (24 November 2021) at a specially convened meeting of Northampton Town Council members unanimously voted to support West Northamptonshire Council's bid for city status for Northampton.
Councillor's heard of the benefits other towns have had from becoming cities, both economical and in terms of civic pride and profile. Councillor's heard how Northampton met all the criteria with... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 09:37 by Stuart Carter
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
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
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
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
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
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
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