Month: August 2017

Dress up as your favourite characters, meet fellow fangirls and fanboys alike, and bring your families to what could be the event of the year in Northampton. The first thing you notice when you walk into Northampton Comic Con are the cosplayers, the crowds of people enjoying the art and bonding over costumes. From female-Loki […]

The sound of silence was all there was to be heard on Northampton’s Racecourse at 11:30am. To the untrained eye, there was just a smattering of fences, vehicles and tents sitting in a field. Look closer, however, and one of Northampton’s most inclusive, diverse, and creative festivals was slowly revealed. The first thing one saw […]

A county chocolatiers, whose tasty treats are enjoyed by guests at some of country’s top hotels including The Ritz, The Savoy and The Dorchester, may have just come up with the answer to all sweet-toothers’ prayers – a healthier chocolate! Belflair Chocolates, run by husband and wife duo Stefaan and Mervi Moyeart, have found a […]

Dozens of young Saints rugby fans got a chance to kick with their hero Stephen Myler at Franklins Gardens. The Iceman Kicking event was part of Christian Day’s Testimonial year, Day5, which is raising money for Niamh’s Next Step and The Barwell Foundation. Christian told NNBC: “We’ve seen some amazing skills on display and we […]

They say good news often comes in threes, and that’s definitely true for local cidermakers, Saxby’s Cider. Based at the family farm in Farndish near Wellingborough, Chief Cidermaker and owner Philip Saxby and his team are currently celebrating a trio of Great Taste Awards – often described as The Oscars for fine food and drink. […]

This Saturday, Northampton News Review takes a glance back at the most interesting points from the last 5 broadcasts. With presenter Nik Stevenson away, as well as the show producing a bucket-load of thought provoking points and topics, it seemed adequate timing to cast an eye over the news of July once again. Tune in […]

NNBC is asking for listeners to nominate a charity of the month each month. We are kicking things off in September with Cynthia Spencer Hospice and will be taking part in the Cycle 4 Cynthia Bike Ride on September 24. Watch out for details of our donation page soon but we also want to hear […]

Our newest show, Jazz for Beginners, launches this Thursday evening, at 7-10PM. Hosted by Charles Sheinman, this show is set to introduce jazz music to Northampton’s airwaves in a big way. Charles Sheinman has been a jazz musician since graduating from Middlesex University with a degree in Music in 1991. In his career, he has […]

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