News published March 2018
Plans to repair Queen Eleanor Cross move forward
Northampton Borough Council and Historic England are discussing adding the town’s Queen Eleanor Cross to the Historic England ‘Heritage at Risk’ Register.
Share your views on new Bradlaugh Fields path
Residents are being called on to share their views on the position of a proposed new foot path across Bradlaugh Fields.
Enjoy an Easter eggstravaganza on Northampton Market
Celebrate the start of the holidays at Northampton Market’s Easter eggstravaganza on Saturday, 31 March.
Guildhall Square Courtyard Closure notice
Guildhall Square Courtyard and the Cloister walkway will be closed from Monday 2 April – Monday 30 April while scaffolding is erected to allow roof works take place.
Northampton in Bloom launches
Northampton in Bloom 2018 officially launched this week and entries are now open for people who want to take part in the competition and help to transform the town with floral displays this summer.
Event supporting the restoration of historical town centre cemetery
An afternoon of speakers, music and memorabilia is being organised at the Guildhall, as part of plans to raise funds to help repair and protect the Cemetery of the Sisters of Notre Dame.
Abington Park to come alive with music and activities
The return of the popular Bands in the Park concerts and a full calendar of events at Abington Park Museum will see the town come alive with music and activities.
2018 Inspiration Woman Award winner announced
A local charity founder was crowned Northampton’s Inspirational Woman for 2018, during a presentation on Saturday, 10 March.
New Rectory Farm play equipment confirmed
Rectory Farm residents will see their local park undergo a small facelift later this year, with two pieces of new equipment being introduced and a general tidy-up planned.
Armed Forces Covenant recognises Borough Council’s support
The support that Northampton Borough Council has pledged to defence personnel, has been acknowledged through the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme.