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This December as a Christmas present to the local businesses of Northampton we’re giving you an opportunity to start the New Year with a bang with a free advertising campaign on-air with us just by submitting your details below. We’re offering 1 standard advertising package, and 2 half price standard packages, all with free standard […]

“Whose thoughts am I thinking?” Review by Paul Giffney, 24th November 2021 Question: How does someone with mental health issues write about the best play they’ve seen about mental health ever without talking about themselves? How does someone explore a play that rips apart the ideas of identity and explores race without feeling personally scrutinised, […]

Article by Eric Sandor. The seven sites in Northampton which have been approved, are: Oakwood Rd Upper Thrift Street Ardington Road Semilong Road Barry Road St. James’ Park Road Vicarage Road Two charging points will be installed at each site, each serving up to four vehicles at a time. Work has started, with all sites […]

People are urged to get behind a proposed bid to gain city status for Northampton  in a move that would reap major benefits for the whole of West Northamptonshire.  West Northamptonshire Council is considering whether to bid for city status as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Civic Honours competition.  A successful bid would further raise the profile of Northampton, helping to attract investment  into the entire West Northants area.  The […]

What a treat on a Friday night. A full audience, sitting in a ‘round’, awaiting men to come on stage dressed up as women. But this wasn’t a drag night or in a venue aimed at entertainment of ‘that sort’ (tuts under breath and glares). No. We were in The Church of The Holy Sepulchre, […]

Shoppers are being urged to support their favourite local traders this weekend as part of ‘FiverFest’ – a new campaign aimed at promoting Northampton town centre’s independent retailers. Retailers and food outlets have been encouraged to put together a series of special £5 offers as part of the two week initiative, with visitors to the […]

Fantastic music. Check. Fantastic dancing. Check. Fantastic costuming. Check. But… And this is where I feel harsh in commenting on the fact, that for both myself and my other half, it didn’t ‘gel’. Now, how to explain without criticising any of the excellence that is apparent in this show… It lacked ‘depth’. A lack of […]

Leading figures from Higher Education will converge for a radio show hosted by the University of Northampton’s Vice Chancellor. Leading HE commentator, and former head of UCAS, Mary Curnock Cook is the special guest on Professor Nick Petford’s Shout To The Top programme, which airs on NLive Radio, on Wednesday evening. In her interview, Mary […]

Northampton radio station NLive Radio has been shortlisted in the annual national Community Radio Awards. The station has made the shortlist, which was whittled down from more than 430 entries from stations from every corner of the UK. The station has picked up nominations in the Entertainment Show of the Year category for their show […]

As we waited by the wall outside the iconic landmark, the excitement and sheer magnitude of the highly anticipated occasion was building inside me. I was determined to be completely present and drink up the magic and energy of the experience. I was brought up on The Beatles, so it was really special to visit […]