News published March 2019
Major project will see huge extension of Upton Country Park
Northampton Borough Council could soon embark on a major project that will enhance the accessibility and natural environment of more than 127 hectares open space at Upton.
First West Northamptonshire Joint Committee takes place
The first meeting of the West Northamptonshire Joint Committee was held at Northampton’s Guildhall last night (Tuesday 26 March).
Northampton’s Future high Streets Fund bid launched
Northampton Forward has now submitted its Expression of Interest to the Government’s Future High Streets Fund.
Extra help for rough sleepers in Northampton
Northampton Borough Council is set to increase its work significantly to help rough sleepers in the town thanks to new Government funding announced this week.
West Northamptonshire Joint Committee to hold first meeting
A new Joint Committee for West Northamptonshire is set to meet for the first time at Northampton Guildhall from 6pm on Tuesday 26 March.
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.
Northampton’s 2019 Inspirational Woman announced
Voluntary Community First Responder Cathy Goldsmith was confirmed as the winner of Northampton’s 2019 Inspirational Woman Award, at the town's International Women's Day celebrations on 9 March.
New grants to help support community initiatives
Two new grant schemes in Northampton are set to give charity and community-led environmental initiatives a funding boost from this summer.
Local artists invited to submit work for exhibition at Abington Park Museum
Artists from across Northamptonshire are invited to submit their work for Abington Park Museum’s annual art exhibition, which returns for its 58th year this May.