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Points of Light are outstanding individual volunteers – people who are making a change in their community. Every week day the Prime Minister recognises an inspirational volunteer with the Daily Point of Light award. Lee and Lorraine Lewis, from Northampton, are sending over 2,500 gifts a month to cancer patients in hospitals across the Midlands […]

Café Track has been shortlisted for the Community Award for Disability at the National Diversity Awards 2020. A record breaking 64,000 people nominated this year alone and the results are finally in for the National Diversity Awards (NDA), with an astonishing 126 nominees being recognised for their various achievements nationwide. Community organisations and role models […]

Latest government figures published this week (22 July) show that the coronavirus infection rate in the borough of Northampton remains above the national rate (455.6 per 100,000) and regional average at 535.2 per 100,000. The rate of infection is increasing and the amount of positive tests are also increasing within the borough. This increase in […]

Northamptonshire Community Foundation, working in partnership with Heart of Bucks Community Foundation has just awarded £112,500 to community projects across South Northamptonshire and Aylesbury Vale District Council areas, to help children, young people and adults be inspired to stay active and improve health and wellbeing. This is the second and final year of the London […]

A Northamptonshire events expert is launching the county’s first Business Online Showcase and has chosen to fundraise for Age UK Northamptonshire, who supported her family when they needed it most.   The exhibition-style networking event is set to take place this Wednesday, 29 July with two sessions: 10:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 15:00. A £5 entrance fee will apply for participants, all of which is being generously donated to Age UK Northamptonshire.   Kerry Bate, who runs Polka Dot Events, has a […]

The doctors, nurses and health care assistants working at the Northampton General Hospital’s (NGH) A&E department can now get a scrummy coffee as they work, thanks to a donation of a coffee machine by the University’s Men’s Rugby Union team. As the teams’ dreams of a commemorative kit for the annual Varsity rugby game dwindled, […]

Last Updated: 18th October 2020 NLive Radio is offering a limited number of FREE radios to individuals across Northampton who are isolated and alone, and in need of the companionship that radio can help give. Being your local radio for Northampton the station is proud to run projects such as our free radio’s. We are […]

The owner of an award-winning Northampton restaurant has urged everyone to get behind the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ voucher scheme – or risk seeing their favourite town centre venues close for good. Naz Islam, owner of Saffron in Castilian Street, Northampton, warned the future is looking bleak for a number of independent restaurants in the town […]

Healthcare staff have received many, new clinical scrubs during the pandemic thanks to the work of University of Northampton’s (UON) leather centre who have been supporting a local charity. Scrubs Up for Northants NHS is a voluntary group that coordinates and supplies non-surgical scrubs for NHS staff in Northamptonshire. So far, the charity has helped make […]

While thousands of Northampton Town fans couldn’t be at Wembley to watch the club’s promotion play off final win, a University of Northampton student and a graduate had passes for the game. The Covid-19 pandemic meant that the Cobblers’ League Two promotion decider against Exeter City, on Monday 29 June, had to be played behind […]


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