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The ever popular hit musical extravaganza Vampires Rock returns to Royal & Derngate on Tuesday 25 January. Following on from his recent performance of Anything for Love: The Meat Loaf Story, criticallyacclaimed singer and show producer Steve Steinman brings his rock-packed fun show Vampires Rock – Ghost Train back to the Northampton stage. Now in […]

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) and Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire’s (VIN) collaborative telephone befriending service has been shortlisted in the annual HSJ (Health Service Journal) Partnership Awards.  NHFT and VIN work in partnership to deliver the innovative telephone support service, which was first established in March 2020 at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

Listen again to last weeks #Open4Business with it’s host ADRIAN PRYCE DL (Associate Professor) with music and Adrians thoughts. But listen directly via our podcast He’s guests include: – Kim Hughes MCIPR, the founder of Goldings Communications, talks about reputation management for her clients, a mix of businesses and charities and how she […]

Luke Dillow and Kirsty Jeffs, who studied Professional Cookery together in 2017/18, returned to Booth Lane for the first time for a ‘date night’ meal at the college’s in-house restaurant – only for Luke to stun his partner by popping the question in a pre-planned stunt he had arranged with his former lecturer. The proposal […]

Waterside has two new, spiky residents following a hedgehog rehoming event held just before Christmas. Phantom and Warlock successfully moved in as part of the University of Northampton’s ‘hedgehog-friendly campus’ initiative. On hand to manage the move were Janet Jackson, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science, student Freya Smith who leads the University’s very own Hedgehog […]

New grants for hospitality and leisure businesses in Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire are now available from West Northamptonshire Council. The Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant scheme is open for applications until Monday, 28 February, with grants of between £2,667 and £6,000 offered to eligible businesses, depending on the rateable value of the business premises. […]

It was announced yesterday (11th January) that Chris Boyd would be stepping down from his role as Director of Rugby, paving the way for Phil Dowson to take over at the end of the 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership season. Dowson is the perfect fit for the club, representing them as a player for 6 years between […]

On Friday 21 January, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) will be performing at the Royal & Derngate to celebrate life and music of Amy Winehouse. Winehouse is considered as one of the greatest musical talents to come out of the UK. Known for her unmistakable character, vocal dexterity and masterful song-writing made her a pop […]

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is this week advertising for a new Chief Executive – two decades after the charity was first set up to support the county’s voluntary and community sector. The organisation, which supports many of the most vulnerable communities in Northamptonshire, has been headed up by Victoria Miles for the last 15 years. Victoria, […]

A music course launched just a few months ago has already impressed judges from an influential industry body. Accreditation of the University of Northampton Music Production degree by JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) confirms the course is relevant and responsive to the demands of the music industry, and gives employers confidence its graduates are work-ready. In addition to […]