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A wreath of red and white roses was laid at Queen Eleanors Cross to mark the anniversary of the 1460 Battle of Northampton. Mike Ingram of Northamptonshire Battlefields Society conducted a tour of the battlefield site which stretches across the golf course between Delapre Abbey and the Queen Eleanors Cross. The battle brought the reign […]

The second edition of Northampton News Review is going out this Saturday evening, and we have three panelists from around Northampton joining presenter Nik Stevenson to talk about the week’s local and national events. This week, we’ll be discussing tuition fees, the public sector pay cap, and why a bunch of historical figures have suddenly […]

Thousands of visitors enjoyed arena shows and fireworks at Northampton Town Festival over the weekend. There were displays from The Knights of Nottingham, The Lawmen of the West and Mens Own Rugby team. Stunt motorbikes and birds of prey also entertained the crowds. Photographer Dave Ikin took pictures.

Northampton wholefood specialists Daily Bread have been named the Growing Coop of the Year in the 2017 ‘Co-op of the Year Awards’. The results of the online vote – which saw Daily Bread pitted against specialists in renewable energy solutions from Wales and a web development co-operative based in London – were announced at the Co-operatives […]

The first Northampton News Review is going out this Saturday, and we have three panelists from around Northamptonshire joining presenter Nik Stevenson to talk about the week’s local and national events. This week, we’ll be discussing renovations to the Northampton town centre, the rise of a certain Labour politician, and the special journey of a […]

Singing4Breathing, a pioneering choir for people with respiratory conditions, celebrated their second birthday with a party and a performance for Northampton Mayor Gareth Eales. Around 100 members of the choir, which is made up of people with a range of serious breathing problems such as COPD and bronchitis, sang Blackbird and Perfect Day. James Wyatt […]

Preparations are underway for the second Northampton Town Festival which will take place on The Racecourse this weekend. Between 40,000 to 60,000 people are expected in the two giant arenas erected on the park – one holding the hot air balloons and firework display and the other hosting the acts and displays. A supersized funfair […]

Twinfest – the festival of bands from Northampton, Poitiers and Marburg – got off to a fizzing start at The Pomfret Arms  and Charles Bradlaugh last night and continues today with music at The Lamplighter. Today features performances The King Biscuit Boys and Fox Chapel, Violette from Poitiers and Helen from Marburg. The Twinfest Facebook […]

The University of Northampton Journalism students will be working through the night to deliver election results as part of the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC) overnight radio feed.  Students will spend the night networking with professional journalists and politicians to deliver up to the minute results that will be part of the BJTC’s nationwide radio […]


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