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Covid has done enormous damage to people’s lives, yet even out of trauma and tragedy there are seeds of hope germinating. Many people saw that the food system was broken and that more people lacked ability to feed themselves. People started donating food to those in need, growing veg themselves, gardening, making sourdough and caring […]

Staff at Northampton Partnership Homes are celebrating after its support service was reassessed as outstanding by Erosh, the national network for older people’s housing and support services. NPH’s support service is a team of 19 specialist support and welfare staff, who are trained to support people of all ages who are struggling to manage at […]

Teresa McCarthy-Dixon, Dolores Sanders and Maureen Cook were confirmed as the winners of Northampton’s 2021 Inspirational Woman Awards, at the town’s virtual International Women’s Day celebrations on Saturday, 6 March. Teresa McCarthy-Dixon is the winner of the Community Inspirational Woman Award. Teresa was described in her nominations as a real gem in the Northampton community, a […]

Today is International Women’s Day and kicks off Northamptonshire Community Foundation’s month of Gender Equality. It is a global day, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is a day where groups come together to celebrate women’s achievement and rally for women’s equality. This year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge and throughout the […]

Northamptonshire Community Foundation, the leading grant-making charity in the county, is delighted to continue to offer strategic support to vulnerable individuals and families on behalf of their generous donors and partners. Last year, the charity launched the Coronavirus Response & Recovery Fund to benefit charities and community groups that offer vital support to vulnerable people […]

The University of Northampton has supported local food banks with a bumper donation of food cupboard essentials.  Foodbanks across the county have been supporting people throughout the pandemic by providing food parcels and more. Now, thanks to a huge donation from the University of Northampton, families will be able to access nutritious ready meals, cupboard […]

Sign In App, a Northampton based company providing one of the world’s fastest-growing visitor management and staff sign in solutions have chosen the lowdown as their charity to support throughout 2021. The lowdown is a voluntary organisation, based in Kingswell Street who has been supporting young people in Northampton for over 30 years. The lowdown […]

The finalists for the 2021 Inspirational Woman Award have been announced today, Monday, 22 February. Six women have been shortlisted during the judging process, after they were nominated for the difference they each make in their community by providing support, by volunteering and by being great role models to others. The Business Inspirational Woman Award […]

Changes to health, care and support services during the pandemic will have affected those who provide informal (unpaid) care to family and friends. Healthwatch Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire Carers and Carers’ Voice Northamptonshire are working together to find out more about the experiences of unpaid carers at this time. When Healthwatch Northamptonshire asked people to tell them […]

Just over £24,000 has been awarded to seven groups across Northamptonshire from the first wave of the Tech4Kids initiative. Launched earlier this month, the appeal comes through a partnership between the leading grant-making charity in the county Northamptonshire Community Foundation and Dallington-based telecommunications company Guru Technology. Tech4Kids aims to reduce digital exclusion in children and […]