Author: Chris Harris

As of this week, former Saturday Breakfast presenter Colin Read has taken over the weekday Breakfast Show. Bringing his unique presenting style to the week days, Colin is packing his show with great guests, film previews, a local whats-on guide, and of course the Name That Film feature. While only in his first week, Colin […]

The family-run McManus Pub Company, owners of 17 pubs in Northampton including Brampton Halt, Thomas ‘A’ Becket and The Red Lion, has pledged to raise £50,000 for charity in its 50th year of business.  To mark their 50th year, staff and customers will take part in a series of fundraising events in 2020 starting with […]

Merry Christmas! It’s about time we let you know about all of our festive shows over this period! Of course, we’re all embracing the spirit on Christmas here at NLive, but some are taking it to the next level. On Momday 23rd, Christmas Eve Eve as some call it, Simon is bringing you a festive […]

Bloor Homes South Midlands is calling on people to donate their unwanted warm coats, shoes, sleeping bags and duvets to help the homeless keep warm this winter. Collection points have been set up at sales centres at the national housebuilder’s housing developments. Donations from these developments will be taken to Northampton Hope Centre, a local […]

Age UK Northamptonshire are delighted to announce that Johnson Underwood have sponsored the creation and publication of a Northampton Memory Book which will represent stories gathered from Age UK’s Venton Centre. The Memory Book will be launched on December 17th, 1:30pm – 2:30pm at an event hosted by Johnson Underwood at Workbridge, on Bedford Road. All the Age UK Northamptonshire […]

A new dance class for the over 65s is being launched in January, in a collaboration between Royal & Derngate and Dancemind. The Elders Dance Company is free of charge to join and is open to participants from all backgrounds and abilities who are able to move independently. The classes will use contemporary dance in […]

It’s the year that keeps on giving for The Lowdown, a local charity which support young people on their journey towards positive emotional health and wellbeing.This year they have celebrated their 30th Birthday, been recipients of The Queens Award for Voluntary Services and been chosen as the Mayor’s Charity. The organisation are now rightfully celebrating […]

National Trustees’ Week is celebrated between the 4th and 8th of November this year, and we at NLive are showcasing those great volunteers that keep some of the key charities making a difference in Northampton afloat. Trustees are people who are in charge of a charity, and have helped make the UK the sixth most […]

Stefan Gant, a University of Northampton art lecturer, has received the People’s Choice Award from the Lumen Prize for his recent piece, Phygital Palimpsest. The Lumen Prize is an international art competition that celebrates art created with digital technology in new and exciting ways. Stefan used satellite mapping data and photo scans in order to […]

The Abington Park Museum is set to be the site of Halloween-themed “ghost walks” between 29th October and 2nd November, which will delve into the museum’s spooky past. These theatrical ghost walks are being led by the Looking Glass Theatre with support from Northampton Borough Council, to help reawaken the interesting history of the 15th century […]

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