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NLive was broadcasting from the 11th Northampton Music Festival as the town showcased it’s amazing breadth of talent. Stages in the town centre hosted everything from gospel to jazz as crowds enjoyed the free entertainment and the better than expected weather. One Northampton reveller Sarah said: “I was here with the family to support friends […]

Music students got to perform on a stage that has hosted many pop and rock legends over the years – The Roadmender. Northampton College’s end of year music show saw all three rooms at the venue in use for the Cool for Summer show this week. Bands played a mix of covers and their own […]

A fantastical, three-metre long creation named Nemo is making its way around the Nene Valley, giving people the chance to get inspired and find out how it came to be made. Nemo was built in late 2017 by the imaginative team at Festive Road in Milton Keynes, who were commissioned by Northamptonshire Music and Performing […]

Northampton County Beer Festival has drawn thousands of food and drink lovers for a three day celebration in Becket’s Park. The centrepiece of the weekend is the array of over 160 beers created by independent producers and selected by the organising team of Phipps NBC and CAMRA, but the festival also features gins, ciders and […]

A variety of acts across a range of music genres are set to perform at this year’s Northampton Music Festival – Sunday, 17th June. Organisers have announced details of around 500 talented rock, pop, opera and classical musicians and artists due to play at the event – the town’s eleventh music festival. The main stage […]

Northampton shoppers are shocked by the news that the town centre Marks & Spencer store may close. The iconic British store is working through a programme of 100 store closures and Northampton’s Abington Street outlet is among the shops that may face the axe. The company will be consulting with staff about what happens but […]

Is there anyone out there who wants to buy a Magic Bean? That is the question on the lips of Northampton’s coffee and cake lovers with the news that the popular St Giles Street cafe will close if no-one comes forward. Owner Michella Dos Santos posted on Facebook this week that she was planning to […]

Feeling wild? The Wildlife Trusts’ month long nature challenge across the UK is back on the horizon, doing something wild and wonderful every day for a month during June – and new research reveals that nature’s beauty can help increase happiness. Help wildlife, help your neighbourhood – help yourself . . . This June’s 30 […]

Northamptonshire business Ensafe Consultants created a riot of colour and helped to raise hundreds of pounds at this year’s Cynthia Spencer Colour Run. The big-hearted business supported the popular event  with the Ensafe team turning out to take part in the fundraiser where they were also a paint station sponsor, helping cover colourful  fundraisers in […]

What does community life in Northamptonshire mean to you?   The Capture Your Community competition, which is run annually by Northamptonshire Community Foundation, is giving people the chance to showcase their photograph at the Foundation’s prestigious Annual Awards event. The winner will also receive a £50 Amazon voucher and two Errol Flynn Filmhouse tickets. There […]

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