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Greener and Cleaner Northampton

Throughout July as part of our Greener and Cleaner Northampton campaign we spoke with businesses, community groups and individuals working to make Northampton a greener and cleaner town.

You can find out more about the campaign, listen back to the interviews and check out more content below.

Northants can now charge a single electric car from empty to full in around three hours.

Article by Eric Sandor. The seven sites in Northampton which have been approved, are: Oakwood Rd Upper Thrift Street Ardington Road Semilong Road Barry Road St. James’ Park Road Vicarage Road Two charging points will be installed at each site, each serving up to four vehicles at a time. Work has started, with all sites […]

New app deal to cut food waste in town centre businesses

Town centre businesses have been given the opportunity to reduce their food waste thanks to a new partnership with a world-leading food waste app and social impact company. Northampton Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID) has teamed up with ‘Too Good To Go’ – anti food waste initiative that allows people to buy surplus food and […]

Historic Northampton Shoemakers Tricker’s Managing Director Talks Sustainability

As part of our Greener and Cleaner Northampton campaign, we spoke with Tricker's Managing Director Martin Mason about the companies heritage and its sustainability goals.

Travis Perkins announce new carbon target ambitions.

Earlier this month Northampton headquartered Travis Perkins plc, the UK’s Largest provider of building materials and equipment, announced a commitment to a new 1.5 degree-aligned carbon target by 2035.

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‘Tidy up our town’ – businesses urged to join clean-up campaign

Town centre businesses will have the chance to spruce up their shop fronts and bring Northampton back to its best as part of a dedicated ‘tidy day’. The concerted clean-up campaign will see business owners encouraged to transform the look of their workplace and make shops, cafes, restaurants even more welcoming to visitors to the […]

Northampton is ‘Up for the Cup’

Northamptonshire University joined forces with other Northampton organisations that are on a mission to up the town’s green credentials as part of a new, national recycling campaign.

Be Joyful – Wear Upcycled! The Northamptonshire woman fighting fast fashion

Olesya Lane's upcycled fashion brand Slow Fashion Bus was started to promote joyful upcycled clothing by teaching how to mend and upcycle.

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NLive Radios Greener and Cleaner project is funded by Veolia