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The chance to recognise University of Northampton-backed initiatives that have helped people or the environment has arrived, as the annual Changemaker Award nominations have opened. The nominations are open until Monday 22 February 2021, can be submitted online and cover the following categories: Student Changemaker of the Year Staff Changemaker of the Year Research Changemaker of the […]

Northamptonshire Community Foundation, the number one place-based grant making charity in the county has hit a record milestone of awarding £2 million in grants in less than a year. The foundation’s previous grant making record of awards in a year has been £1.3 million. The surge in grant making is due to a Coronavirus Response […]

VIN is now working with the Lottery Community Fund and Northamptonshire Community Foundation to deliver Good Neighbour Schemes in Northampton. What is a Good Neighbours Scheme? Good Neighbour Schemes are a way of local people coming together as volunteers and helping others in their community. A community could be a street, an area or a […]

Residents and businesses are invited to join the Northampton Community Safety Partnership in making a stand against gender-based abuse during 16 Days of Activism (25 November to 10 December). This year, the partnership will host a virtual programme of activities to raise awareness of the world’s most persistent violations of human rights – violence against women […]

Workbridge on Bedford Road are sharing a little festive joy with the opening of their new Christmas Market this week in the garden centre. Workbridge is a Northampton charity and social enterprise that helps adults with learning disabilities, brain injuries, mental illness or autism develop their confidence and skills for life and work. Their popular […]

A Northampton community group which produces The Happy `Hood has secured a £10,000 grant from The National Lottery Community Fund. The Happy `Hood, which launched in 2018, is published quarterly and celebrates the incredible community groups, charities, local independent businesses, and individuals who are doing great things to make Northampton a fantastic place. The zine is […]

NLive radio has been celebrating Trustees week 2020 with a series of interviews with trustees from across Northamptonshire.

Northampton residents are invited to take part in a virtual celebration of the annual Diwali festivities on Saturday, 7 November. Organised by the Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation (IHWO) and supported by Northampton Borough Council, this year’s Festival of Lights is set to take over Northampton Borough Council’s Facebook and YouTube channel. The celebration will start with a speech […]

NLive Radio’s volunteers were put forward as part of Northamptonshire ACREs COVID-19 Community Champions. Northamptonshire ACRE would like to say a big ‘Thank you and Well done’ to the 76 community groups and individuals who entered Northamptonshire ACRE’s COVID-19 Community Champions celebration. They want to honour all who entered and who are making such a […]

Next month’s International Men’s Day 2020 will be marked by honouring those inspiring male role models who have made a significant difference to their local communities during a testing year. Nominations have already opened for Male Role Model of the Year Award 2020. This year’s awards – which will take place virtually – aim to […]