Month: July 2017

On today’s Northampton News Review we have two guests: Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet member for Housing and Wellbeing, Stephen Hibbert, and former Labour councillor for Northampton’s Castle Ward for 30 years and leader of the borough council for 10 of those, John Dickie, returning to discuss Northampton with the panel. This special show is about […]

John Higgs visited Waterstones in Northampton to talk about his new book Watling Street with Alan Moore. Watling Street is a travelogue set on the A5 but also a journey through British history and a search for the national identity of its ordinary citizens. Higgs told an audience at the bookshop: “When we read history […]

Business leaders from Northamptonshire will be sharing the secrets of their success on a the show called Open4Business airing tonight at 7 pm. The two-hour show will be fronted by Adrian Pryce, a Senior Lecturer in Strategy and International Business at Northampton University, and will see the county’s business leaders talk about their sector and […]

Thousands of students collected their degree awards after a week of University of Northampton graduations at Royal & Derngate. The week began with UoN’s new Chancellor the Rev Richard Coles officially taking up his position. BBC radio broadcaster, television presenter, Church of England priest and half of 80s pop duo The Communards, the Revd Richard […]

Downtown is NNBC’s reggae showcase, hosted by Jashi Smith AKA The Weddaman. The show airs on Saturday at 9-10PM, so why not end your Saturday evening on some chilled out reggae tunes? This is the first show The Weddaman has hosted with us, and we’re excited to see how it turns out!

A casting call has gone out to pet owners who might have a dog who can play the part of Toto in The Wizard of Oz in October. And this time big dogs need not apply because the successful canididate has to be able to fit in Dorothy’s basket. Northampton Musical Theatre Company is looking […]

We at NNBC community radio are looking to rebrand, due to dissatisfaction with our current name – we want to be clear we are about Northampton.  Although the current name was developed because of the link to the Northampton post code – clever idea, really – that sometimes does not come across.  Often people think […]

Avant Pop is a brand new show for NNBC presented by Nathan Wiseman-Trowse.  The show will be playing the very best in alternative music form the 1960s to the present day, everything from the Velvet Underground to  The Moonlandingz. Avant Pop is going to be a great opportunity to play those tracks that sit a […]

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 […]

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