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A 24/7 mental health support number is to be launched throughout the county following a tie up between Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and mental health charity Mind. It’s been designed to be the only number you need to call for mental health support. The phonelines will be manned by a trained member of staff […]

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is busy ensuring local community groups can effectively respond to the Coronavirus crisis by getting funds to local charities helping the most vulnerable people in our local communities. To date it has awarded over £240,000 to 78 projects across the county. Projects have included those helping people most at risk of the […]

NLive station manager Martin Steers continued his series of interviews with senior members of the University of Northampton yesterday, speaking to Dr Jacob Saranga Dean- Faculty of Health, Education and Society about teaching clinical skills from home, and staff and students joining the front line. Dr Saranga and The University of Northampton are closely linked […]

A student paramedic who hasn’t been able to see her children since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak and a supermarket worker who has delivered food parcels to the vulnerable have been rewarded for their hard work by winning free curry for a year from a town centre restaurant. Lauren Bray and Kaylee Dawes have […]

8-year-old Aidan Hoedemaker has spent his lockdown learning a new skill; riding his bike. He’s now putting his new trait to good use. Aiden, who turns 9 in May, wants to make sure everyone has a safe place to be during the quarantine. This is why he’s raising money for the Northampton Hope Centre, who […]

Four businesses from Northampton have been awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Bambino Mio, Blue Skies, Goodwill Solutions and James and James Fulfilment have been given the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. Bambio Mio, located in Brixworth, also won in the international trade category. Based in Moulton Park, […]

“I Feel like I owe my life to the health service, it’s my way of sayingthank you” Amidst these most troubling times of the long and distinguished history of our National Health Service, none has posed such a systematic threat like the coronavirus. With all the statistics of people contracting or sadly dying from the […]

An online forum has been launched to make it easy for members of the county’s business community to support each other during the coronavirus pandemic. The Wellingborough & East Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce has developed the chatroom, accessible via its website, as part of its commitment to do all it can to allow members of […]

Northamptonshire police have asked all to share the #NoPlaceForHate in an attempt to raise awareness of hate crime in Northampton. On their official Facebook page, the Northamptonshire police released a statement “We’re committed to tackling hate crimes and incidents – you shouldn’t suffer because of other people’s hatred. Crimes committed against someone because of their […]

Delapre Abbey gets blue makeover for the night, as Northampton’s brave Emergency services pay tribute to carers.    Clap for the NHS is a new trend gripping the country as people stop what they are doing and clap in solidarity with the NHS at 8pm for a minute. The Police, fire service and NHS workers here in Northampton had a special […]

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