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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

Mayor, Cllr Dennis Meredith to chair Northampton Town Council’s Annual Town Electors Meeting

Mayor, Cllr Dennis Meredith to chair Northampton Town Council’s Annual Town Electors Meeting

Northampton Town Council will be holding its annual Town Electors Meeting on Monday 23rd May, at 6pm in the Court Room of Northampton Guildhall.

The annual Town Electors Meeting is free and open to all residents of Northampton Parish who are on the electoral roll and is an opportunity for the residents of Northampton to ask questions and for the Town Council to directly engage with the community. The... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 May 2022 09:32 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community, News

Northampton Town Council Call For Urgent School Supplies for Young Ukrainian Refugees Entering Poland

Northampton Town Council Call For Urgent School Supplies for Young Ukrainian Refugees Entering Poland

With the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine, Northampton residents have responded with enormous generosity donating thousands of items. Many lorries have already made the perilous journey to Ukraine and the Polish border.

Further to this, Northampton Town Council have launched a donation drive calling for urgent school supplies. Of those that managed to escape the atrocities, some young, Ukrainian... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 22 Mar 2022 10:32 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community, News, Ukraine

Northampton Town Council and The Northampton Irish Support Group Raise the Flag For St Patrick’s Day

Northampton Town Council and The Northampton Irish Support Group Raise the Flag For St Patrick’s Day

Together, with the Northampton Irish Support Group, Northampton Town Council raise the Irish Tricolour Flag in honour of St Patrick's Day. The Flag raising will take a place a day early, on Wednesday 16th March and remain in mast for the St Patrick's Day. This is to coincide with the launch for "Stories of Migration". A collection of published stories about how Irish families migrated to Northampton... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Mar 2022 09:00 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community, News

Northampton Town Council Supports Ukraine

Northampton Town Council Supports Ukraine

With the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine, Northampton residents have responded with enormous generosity donating thousands of items. Many lorries have already made the perilous journey to Ukraine and the Polish border.

A long-term solution was needed to support the volunteers and enable safe storage, sorting, packing of items and distribution of the donations and so a group of Town Councillors... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 17:00 by Rachel Thomas

Tags: Community, News, Ukraine

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 unanimously votes to support City Status bid

Northampton Town Council unanimously votes to support City Status bid

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

Tags: Community, 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

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

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