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Northampton Town Defender Charlie Goode has been awarded a team of the season (so far) card on FIFA 20 Ultimate Team. Goode, who the Cobblers signed on a 3-year contract after a successful loan spell from Scunthorpe United, is one of only 20 players from the English Football League to receive the honour. The central […]

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is busy ensuring local community groups can effectively respond to the Coronavirus crisis by getting funds to local charities helping the most vulnerable people in our local communities. To date it has awarded over £240,000 to 78 projects across the county. Projects have included those helping people most at risk of the […]

A student paramedic who hasn’t been able to see her children since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak and a supermarket worker who has delivered food parcels to the vulnerable have been rewarded for their hard work by winning free curry for a year from a town centre restaurant. Lauren Bray and Kaylee Dawes have […]

8-year-old Aidan Hoedemaker has spent his lockdown learning a new skill; riding his bike. He’s now putting his new trait to good use. Aiden, who turns 9 in May, wants to make sure everyone has a safe place to be during the quarantine. This is why he’s raising money for the Northampton Hope Centre, who […]

The 23rd of April marks the start on of the holy month Ramadan, which will then then be proceeded by Eid to mark its completion with what is usually a large gathering on the racecourse followed by evening prayer services at the mosque. However, this year Northampton’s Muslim community head into Ramadan with a collective sense of sadness […]

Northamptonshire police have asked all to share the #NoPlaceForHate in an attempt to raise awareness of hate crime in Northampton. On their official Facebook page, the Northamptonshire police released a statement “We’re committed to tackling hate crimes and incidents – you shouldn’t suffer because of other people’s hatred. Crimes committed against someone because of their […]

Delapre Abbey gets blue makeover for the night, as Northampton’s brave Emergency services pay tribute to carers.    Clap for the NHS is a new trend gripping the country as people stop what they are doing and clap in solidarity with the NHS at 8pm for a minute. The Police, fire service and NHS workers here in Northampton had a special […]

Free activity boxes worth up to £30 each have been created to support adults with learning disabilities living in isolation in Northampton. Brookside, an award-winning provider of day services and opportunities to help adults live independent lives, has created the activity boxes to reach out to those currently unable to access services in Northampton due […]

Every Thursday, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm, senior Northamptonshire police officers, Chief Constable Nick Adderley and Superintendents Sarah Johnson and Elliot Foskett, hold a live Facebook question and answer chat regarding police work during the covid-19 pandemic. Members of the public are encouraged to ask questions related to these issues, in the hope to improve the […]

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the 2020 Northampton Film Festival 2020 has had to be postponed. However, the Grosvenor Centre and Screen Northants have joined forces to bring you a short film competition especially for lockdown with a chance to win £300. Anyone with some form of computer or camera and the internet can enter […]


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