News published July 2017
The seaside to return to Northampton Market this summer
This summer the seaside is returning to Northampton Market Square, ready for the school holidays.
Council fighting the overdevelopment of HIMOs in Northampton
In a fight to stop the overdevelopment of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HIMO) around Northampton town centre, the Borough Council is seeking government backing for its local policy.
Northampton parks named as two of the best in Britain
Delapré Park and Abington Park have been named as two of the best green spaces in the UK and Ireland.
Northampton events commemorating Edgar Mobbs and his ‘Sportsman Army’
Centenary celebrations will be taking place in Northampton next week to commemorate the life of Edgar Mobbs, who is well known for raising his own ‘sportsman’ company after being turned down for being too old to join the Army in World War I.
Small grants help to bring communities together in Becket’s Park
Communities will be coming together for Northampton’s first Mela celebrations thanks to the support of the Borough Council’s small grant fund.
A celebration of Northampton’s inspiring individuals
On the 100th anniversary of the fall of local hero Edgar Mobbs, Northampton Borough Council is hosting a celebration of prominent individuals from the town’s past.
Bollards planned for more Northampton parks
Northampton Borough Council will be installing bollards to restrict vehicle access to four more of the town’s green spaces this summer.
Local councils working together to house people faster
Applicants on Northampton’s Housing Register could be set to benefit from a new scheme which will give them access to new affordable rented housing in two neighbouring districts.
Contractor commissioned for Eleanor Cross maintenance
Northampton Borough Council has commissioned Cliveden Conservation to carry out light maintenance and a condition survey on the town’s Eleanor Cross.
Briar Hill Week of Action
People living in the Briar Hill area of Northampton are invited to take part in a week of action organised by the Northampton Community Safety Partnership.