Local history and heritage news
Making shoe history for Northampton Museum & Art Gallery
A pair of 15th century-inspired 12 inch platform shoes are being created by a historical shoemaker to go on display at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery.
Special visitors for Northampton's Eleanor Cross
This year’s Scholars from the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) visited Northampton’s Eleanor Cross last week as part of their national tour.
Early April start of work planned for Eleanor Cross
Skillington Workshop has been commissioned to carry out conservation work on Northampton’s Eleanor Cross, with work scheduled to start on Monday April 1.
Contractor announced for Vulcan Works project
Northampton Borough Council has appointed Stepnell Ltd as its contractor for the Vulcan Works project to construct and deliver a new managed workspace facility for creative enterprises.
Delapré stable complex lease granted
Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust will be granted a lease on the stable yard complex adjoining the main Abbey buildings, following agreement by Northampton Borough Council’s Cabinet.
Eleanor Cross contract out to tender
Northampton Borough Council’s consultants are out to tender for a contract to carry out repair and conservation work on the town’s Eleanor Cross.