Author: Martin Steers

New national league tables have revealed Northampton College is now in the top 10 best-performing colleges in the country. Data released as part of the latest 2018/19 National Achievement Rates Tables (NART) shows Northampton College is placed 7th out of almost 200 colleges for 16 to 18-year-old education and training, up from 11th in the previous year’s […]

A care home hit by a shortage of vital equipment needed in the fight against coronavirus has hailed the donation of masks, gloves and hand sanitizer by Northampton College – saying it will ‘help keep staff safe’. Balmoral Place, in Kingsthorpe, hit national headlines at the weekend when it was revealed staff were facing a […]

Professor Shân Wareing the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Northampton was interviewed by Station Manager Martin Steers on the 1st of April, both working from home. Shân discussed the Universities response to the shutdown and how they are working to support students, in particular changes to academic regulations, learning and teaching and assessments. […]

Age UK Northamptonshire has adapted their services in light of the COVID-19 pandemic to support the most vulnerable across Northamptonshire but is still in need of support from the community to keep older people safe and well. An appeal for donations of essential supplies has been launched with the collection point located at the Venton Centre, York Road, Northampton, NN1 5QG.   The locally registered and […]

UPDATE 30/03/20: Charities and community groups supporting vulnerable people across the county can now apply for funding grants of up to £3000. For more information and how to apply, click here, or listen below. Over the last 19 years, Northamptonshire Community Foundation has played a crucial role in supporting the local community and the outbreak […]

Even radio stations can have sales! So why not start the year by advertising on NLive Radio. All campaigns booked before the end of January will receive an extra 50% to the length of their campaigns, so you can get your message out there for longer. AND All production for advert’s is also half price! […]

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is celebrating in the lead up to the festive season, awarding over £1million across 2019 on behalf of its generous donors to local good causes and community groups. Victoria Miles DL, CEO of the foundation, said: “We are so thrilled to reach the £1million milestone by the end of 2019. A huge […]

University colleagues join business community for charity Christmas single Members of Northamptonshire’s business community have been channelling their inner Bono and Boy Georges for a Christmas charity single recorded at the University of Northampton’s NLive radio studios. The cast of singers, which included colleagues from the University, belted their way through Band Aid’s 1984 smash […]

A seven-year-old girl devastated by the theft of her new bike is back in the saddle after her local neighbourhood policing officer stepped in to help. Sienna, of Northampton, was left heartbroken after her bike was stolen earlier this year, and later found abandoned significantly damaged and what appeared beyond repair. PC Matt Evans of […]

‘Report what you see’ plea from Northamptonshire police after a vehicle used in illegal hare coursing is seized. Rural crime officers at Northamptonshire police seized a red Suzuki Vitara in Irchester last month using powers under Section 59 of the Police Reform Act. The vehicle came to police attention after reports from locals that it […]


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