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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

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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

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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

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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

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We are recruiting a Democratic Services and Administration Officer

We are recruiting a Democratic Services and Administration Officer. For more details visit our jobs page.

Posted: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 10:17 by Stuart Carter

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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

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Overview and Scrutiny Work Programmes

Overview and Scrutiny Work Programmes

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

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Wall Games Project Funded By Northampton Town Council Grant Scheme Returns This Bank Holiday

Wall Games Project Funded By Northampton Town Council Grant Scheme Returns This Bank Holiday

The Wall Games project, founded by Art Curator, James Thompson, is the first project to take place that has been funded by the Northampton Town Council Community Grant scheme. The Wall Games project, returns to Northampton for the second year this Bank Holiday weekend, taking place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th August, in the Mayorhold Car Park, Emporium Way and surrounding areas.

Wall Games is an... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 13:51 by Rachel Thomas

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Town Council to support Northampton Music Festival

Town Council to support Northampton Music Festival

The Grants Sub-Committee of the newly formed Northampton Town Council this week (3 August) recommended a grant award to the Northampton Music Festival (NMF) of £5,000 from its Community Grants budget. This is in addition to the already agreed £10,000 that the Music Festival has traditionally received from the Borough Council.

The NMF which has been an annual event in the town since 2007... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 13:59 by Stuart Carter

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Northampton Town Council Launches Two Grant Schemes to Support Local Groups and Charities

Northampton Town Council Launches Two Grant Schemes to Support Local Groups and Charities

The newly formed Northampton Town Council are excited to announce the launch of their two grant schemes:
The Councillors Community Fund, and The General Community Grants Scheme, both of which are open for applications now. This is a great opportunity for local groups, charities and organisations to get their hands on a share of the £125,000 allocated for grants in the current financial year.


The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 15:59 by Rachel Thomas

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