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 […]

Anna Earnshaw, the new Chief Executive of the future West Northamptonshire Council, was named as the Corporate Director of the Year during the Municipal Journal (MJ) 2020 awards this month. The MJ is the UK’s leading weekly magazine for the public sector and related industries and organises one of the most highly respected annual awards […]

Students in Northamptonshire are being invited to take on Northampton Town FC in an eSports tournament. The University of Northampton is looking for gamers that have experience playing FIFA to compete against the Cobblers’ eSports team. The tournament is being held by the University and the football club to mark the launch of the former’s eSports degree, which […]

Northampton’s Remembrance Day 2020 commemoration will be virtual in light of Covid-19, but the public can still play an important role in commemorating our Armed Forces’ sacrifices from home. “Remember from Home” is Northampton Borough Council’s message to the town, which will host a packed programme of events that will be streamed live in the […]

Royal & Derngate’s Generate Talent Development programme is thrilled to announce Gen-Fest; a weeklong online festival this autumn dedicated to supporting the work of Northamptonshire artists. Taking place from Monday 2 to Sunday 8 November 2020, Gen-Fest will showcase the work of Royal & Derngate’s latest Generate Artists – local performers working closely with the […]

On Saturday 10th October, local volunteers for the charity Action for Happiness will be holding a free online session aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of Northamptonshire residents. From 10:30 – 11:30am, local GP, Dr David Smart, NHS project manager, Suzy Dion and Founder of The Happy `Hood, Laura Graham, will be sharing ways in […]

Since April, Northamptonshire Community Foundation has awarded almost £1.8 million in grant awards on behalf of its donors to groups, organisations and community projects across the county. Example projects include those providing food aid, counselling services, medical supplies and health and wellbeing activities to particularly vulnerable individuals and families during the current public health crisis. […]

Northampton Town Women winning streak was halted at the weekend in a 1-0 FA cup upset to St Ives Ladies. A match up between two strong teams which saw Bianca Luttman sent off for Northampton, it was an unfortunate defeat which could of gone either way. Northampton attacked the St Ives goalkeeper throughout the first […]

Northamptonshire Rights and Equality Council and Northamptonshire Community Foundation are coming together to help promote good practice in the local charitable sector to help tackle inequality. Both leading Northamptonshire charities will devise a series of conversations and training across 2021. This will include helping groups to adopt policy commitments to equity and creating environments where […]

A cold Tuesday night at Compton park saw Cogenhoe host Rothwell in the United counties league. Rothwell started the better team testing Cogenhoe keeper Bradley Lashley number of times in the opening twenty minutes of the game. The high press of Rothwell was causing problems for the home side allowing free kicks and corners coming […]

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