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People across the town and county are being asked to share their stories and suggestions for being kind during lockdown as part of a national awareness campaign. This week is the Mental Health Foundation’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme chosen for this year is a key ingredient to experiencing good mental health – […]

Radio Stations around the country are marking the start of Mental HealthAwareness Week (18th – 25th May) with a special message due highlighting the importance of talking about mental health during the Coronavirus pandemic. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will lead the Mental Health Minute, a minute-long message produced by Radiocentre and Heads Together. […]

Baby Basics Northampton is a charity which aims to support families who are in greatest need in Northants. Moses baskets are filled with essential baby essentials to new mums in need. They receive referrals from health professionals such as health visitors and midwives and rely on donations of second-hand but good condition baby clothes, towels, […]

Prospective students searching for a new start once the COVID-19 lockdown is over can experience what it’s like to study at Northampton College from the comfort of their own home, thanks to a virtual open event. Next month’s online sessions have been arranged to replace the College’s usual open event, which has been cancelled due […]

Age UK Northamptonshire is delighted to be relaunching some of its face-to-face services following the government’s most recent advice. Services such as domestic care, gardening and the handyperson service had been suspended due to COVID-19. The government’s announcement on Sunday evening advised that people who can’t do their jobs from home should be encouraged and […]

NLive station manager Martin Steers continued his series of interviews with senior members of the University of Northampton yesterday, speaking to Wray Irwin Director of Enterprise and Employability about reaching and supporting communities, students and staff during the Coronavirus pandemic. Wray Irwin told NLive he’s getting used to working from home, “the first couple of […]

Are you losing the will to zoom? The Core at Corby Cube launches new campaign, Core Calls, to stay connected with audiences during the lockdown. The team at the Core are going analogue and they are encouraging people to briefly turn off their computers and instead pick up the phone for a chat with a […]

People’s eating habits during the pandemic are providing food for thought in a new piece of research, co-led by the University of Northampton. The ‘Food, Mood and You’ study is looking to survey people over the age of 18 each day for a single week in which they note their activities, their emotions and how […]

London Northwestern Railway passengers are being urged to only use the train for essential journeys ahead of a new timetable coming into effect. With social distancing advice still in place, capacity on trains remains limited and the operator is asking its customers to only travel by train if they have no other option. Passengers who […]

Scrubs Up For Northants NHS are  group of over 1000 volunteers who are cutting, sewing and delivering scrubs to NHS organisations and care home staff across the county. Jakki and Cat are area-coordinators for the group. “The group started in the middle of March. We’re funded through donations via our Just Giving page or donations […]

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