Following successful pilots, Tesco stores across Northampton are launching a new Community Food Connection. The scheme ensures that any surplus, edible food goes to those charities and community groups in need. To help with this, Tesco have partnered with FareShare and FoodCloud.
Alex Cairns, Community Champion at Tesco Mereway says:
"FareShare will find and match charities to our store and then help... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:35 by Michelle Orpin
Northamptonshire Highways have confirmed that the work schedule has now been amended.
Works will start on 25 July 2016 and are expected to last 3 days.
The works will now take place from the Berrywood Road roundabout to Quarry Road ONLY.
Posted: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:13 by Michelle Orpin
With the summer holidays now upon us, individuals are often more exposed to travel booking frauds when looking for last minute package deals / cheap flights. Whether paying upfront for a family holiday or simply booking a flight, payments are transferred only to discover that the holiday / airline ticket does not exist and was sold to you by a bogus travel company.
Fraudsters will often lure in potential... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:03 by Michelle Orpin
The incredible BikeSafe2016 Show is coming to the iconic Rockingham Circuit in Northamptonshire.
A family road safety day with a difference visitors will experience non stop action with over 70 displays from leading retailers and manufacturers, opportunities to test the latest bikes, our track... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 22:20 by Michelle Orpin
Northampton is considering introducing a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for the Borough to help address a range of issues that have been raised, and would like to provide residents, businesses and visitors to the town with the opportunity to inform the process.
A PSPO can be used to regulate activities in particular public places that can have a detrimental effect on the local community. They... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 21:17 by Michelle Orpin
Please see the documents which outline the details of the temporary public footpath closure within the Upton Parish.
Further details regarding "Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders" can be accessed from www.northamptonshire.gov.uk
Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 22:33 by Michelle Orpin
Duston and Upton Parish Churches are a group of Anglican churches, both traditional and modern, diverse but united by their common belief in Christ, serving the community in Duston and Upton, Northampton.They welcome the community and have a wide range of events and services, appealing to all ages.For more information, visit their website www.dustonanduptonparish.org.uk which encompasses the following... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 14:12 by Michelle Orpin
The Upton Summer Gift Fair and Family Day is set to be a great community event. Taking place at the Elgar Centre from 11am-2pm on Sunday 31st July, with FREE entry, why not pop along and have a browse.
The summer gift fair will be brimming with a wide selection of gift, craft, beauty and delicious food stalls for you to browse both indoors and outdoors.
There will be a bouncy castle and a face painter... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Jul 2016 20:17 by Michelle Orpin
Thousands of soldiers who died in the Battle of the Somme will be remembered today, 1st July, as the country pays tribute to those who were killed in the historic battle which began 100 years ago on 1st July, 1916.
The first day of battle saw the heaviest loss in British Army history, with 19,240 British soldiers killed and over 1 million soldiers injured in the 141 day battle. Services have been held... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 01 Jul 2016 20:08 by Michelle Orpin