Author: Chris Harris

Northampton Town Football Club and the Northampton Town Community Trust are supporting the local community through the coronavirus outbreak through the ‘Keep Calm and Cobbler on’ programme of events.​ The following work is being undertaken:​​The club’s Community Trust have set up a phone-based befriending service for older and vulnerable people in the community. They will […]

Youth charity The Lowdown are still working to provide emotional support to young people and their families and are working hard to keep services running as smoothly as possible. Enquiries, as always, can be sent to info@thelowdown.info to be managed remotely by admin staff, or you can call them weekdays 9-6 on 01604634385. Self-Referrals will […]

A group of comedians, including Northampton-based comics Jen Kenny and Donna Scott, have won “Best Kids Show” for their improvised play, The Extraordinary Time-Travelling Adventures of Baron Munchausen. The Leicester Comedy Festival Awards highlighted comedians who had shows at the Leicester Comedy Festival back in February, and took place earlier this week over Skype, allowing […]

Volunteers at the Northampton Hope Centre are continuing to support the needs of those who are living in poverty and on the streets of Northampton during this crisis. From Sunday 30th March, all of Northampton’s homeless community had been offered hotel accommodation which was secured in partnership with Northampton Borough Council. They are now working […]

In a time of uncertainty, with businesses forced to close or adapt to the current lockdown and quarantining measures, the government has released a range of schemes that should help all businesses, large or small, to get back on their feet by the end of it. There are a number of schemes available, and these […]

Charities are facing massive losses as fundraising income dries up in lieu of the Covid-19 outbreak. Across the country, charities have been in conversation with the government about a package of support for the charity sector, and have warned that without an urgent injection of money many charities of all sizes would be forced to […]

The University of Northampton is providing free rooms to house healthcare staff and patients to ease the pressure on the NHS during the Coronavirus pandemic. 300 vacant rooms at the Spencer Perceval halls in Boughton Green Road will be made available to hospital patients and those in social care that do not have the virus. […]

Northants-based musician Josh Wylie has been putting together online playlists of independent artists and bands to help them still spread their music and gain some revenue during the period of uncertainty. In the wake of gigs being cancelled across the county, musicians and other freelancer entertainers could be facing massive financial difficulties in the coming […]

Northamptonshire’s Chef of the Year is doing his bit to help those self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic by offering an exclusive doorstep delivery service. Danny Tompkins, who won the accolade at the Carlsberg UK Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards, is ensuring anyone looking for a high-quality meal doesn’t have to miss out because of the […]

Monday Sports Presenter and Northampton College student Will Oelrich is one of three finalists in the BBC Sounds Rising Talent 16-18 category of the Young Audio awards. After securing local radio work experience with BBC Northampton, Will has furthered his own presenting skills right here on NLive alongside co-host Conor Rutherford. The award nomination comes […]


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