West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) and partners are coming together this October to raise awareness of hate crime via a programme of activities marking the National Hate Crime Awareness Week (NHCAW).
Taking place from 8 to 15 October, the campaign aims to bring people together to stand in solidarity with those affected by hate crime while educating residents about the different types of hate crime,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Oct 2022 14:25 by Rachel Thomas
In partnership with the Northampton Inter Faith Forum – Niff, Northampton Town Council invite the community to come together to commemorate, reflect and remember those affected by COVID 19. An afternoon of reflection will take place on Sunday 9th October, in the beautiful surroundings of Abington Park with a service to celebrate the community around the iconic Bandstand, from 2-5pm.
The Mayor... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 10:11 by Stuart Carter
The Mayor of Northampton, Cllr Dennis Meredith, invites the people of Northampton to partake in the National Moment of Reflection to be held on Sunday 18th September at 8pm.
Residents are encouraged to stand on their doorsteps to share this moment with each other.
Posted: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 11:23 by Rachel Thomas
Following the sad news regarding Queen Elizabeth II, Northampton Town Council have Postponed the Following Meetings
Following the sad news regarding Queen Elizabeth II, Northampton Town Council is required to plan for the conduct of council business during the period of mourning.
While the delivery of council services to the public will continue, in relation to the decision-making process, protocol dictates the authority should not hold meetings at this time.
To comply with both statutory requirements and protocol,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 10:22 by Rachel Thomas
The Mayor of Northampton, Cllr Dennis Meredith will make the town declaration of the accession of His Majesty King Charles III on the steps of the Guildhall in Northampton on Sunday (11 September) at 2.30pm.
The reading will follow national proclamations as well as the County proclamation taking place at 1pm at All Saints Church on the same day.
Cllr Dennis Meredith said "It is an honour to be serving... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 10 Sep 2022 16:21 by Rachel Thomas
Northampton Town Council Pay Tribute to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II and announce plan to read Proclamation
It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away. The Town Council and the people of Northampton are deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Her Majesty. Our sincere condolences go to family members.
Tonight, Friday 9th September, an evensong service is to take place from 7pm at All Saints Church. This is a public service and all are welcome to... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 19:28 by Rachel Thomas
Our thoughts are with the Royal Family following news that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, has passed
"It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away.
The Town Council and the people of Northampton are deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Her Majesty. Our sincere condolences go to family members''.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, first visited in 1965 as a reigning monarch, along with her late husband the Duke of Edinburgh. She was met with... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 19:23 by Rachel Thomas
It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has passed away.
The Town Council and the people of Northampton are deeply saddened to hear the news of the death of Her Majesty.
Our sincere condolences go to family members.
Further information to follow in due course.
Posted: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 18:33 by Rachel Thomas
This Saturday 25th June is Armed Forces Day. Northampton Town Council has teamed up with West Northamptonshire Council to organise the event in celebration of the ongoing contributions made by our Armed Forces communities.
Dignitaries including the Lord-Lieutenant of Northamptonshire, the Mayor of Northampton, the Vice-chair of West Northamptonshire Council and representatives from the RBL, will gather... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:40 by Rachel Thomas
Windrush Day 2022: Northampton Town Council celebrate the contributions of the Windrush Generation and their Descendants with a Flag Raising Ceremony
Windrush Day is celebrated in the United Kingdom every year on June 22 to mark the arrival of Afro-Caribbean immigrants to the shores of Britain and honour the British Caribbean community. An estimated half a million people made their way to England after the Second World War.
The Windrush carried several hundred Caribbean migrants, many of them veterans of the Second World War, who were encouraged... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 15:31 by Rachel Thomas