News published July 2019
Free app brings characters from Northampton’s past to life
A free augmented reality app is helping people learn a little more about inspirational figures from Northampton’s past using their phones.
Four-day heritage fest coming to the town centre this August
Northampton’s history is due to come alive during a four-day heritage fest in the town centre, Monday 5 August to Thursday 8 August.
Medieval Mayhem comes to Abington Park
Visitors to Abington Park will be able to experience a taste of medieval life and meet archers, men at arms and nobles in spectacular armour, at an event organised by Abington Park Museum.
Have a say over new parking arrangement proposals
Northampton Borough Council is set to consult on updated planning guidance for parking arrangements within new developments.
Interactive heritage treasure quest to liven up the town centre
Thrills seekers are invited to join a live, interactive challenge taking place in the town centre on Saturday 17 August.
Build skills at the International Youth Day celebrations this August
Fun activities and workshops which aim to build skills and confidence are the main highlights of the International Youth Day celebrations in Northampton on Monday 12 August.
Proposed changes to HMO guidance in the pipeline
Landlords might soon have additional planning guidance to follow if they wish to convert Northampton properties into homes in multiple occupation (HMOs).
Give your views on specialist housing guidance
Northampton Borough Council is set to consult on standards for new build specialist housing, including housing for older people and those with disabilities.
Delapré Park and Abington Park retain their Green Flag Award status
Last week it was confirmed that Delapré Park and Abington Park have retained their Green Flag Award accreditation for another successive year.
Northampton’s shoe heritage celebrated with new sculpture trail
Northampton’s rich shoe heritage will be celebrated with the first giant shoe sculpture trail throughout the town centre.