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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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Will Dr Audrey Tang be Female Presenter of the Year?

NLive Radio the local radio station for Northampton is a finalist in the annual national Community Radio Awards. The station has made the shortlist, which was whittled down from nearly 400 entries submitted across all the categories by stations from...

Cynthia is the end of my cycling summer

It's a genuinely vital fund-raising event for Cynthia Spencer Hospice but Cycle 4 Cynthia has also become a seasonal turning point in my cycling calendar. In its 19th year, the event started from Althorp House on Sunday with parties of...

Karin Johnstone captures the colour and excitement of Northampton Carnival’s return

Northampton's celebration of carnival culture returned from its Covid break in reduced form - less dancers and a shorter route - but the real victory is that it has happened at all. The event has always relied on different parts...

Katie and Clare thank dance show for the loudest moment of silence

A Northampton College student has hailed the impact of an emotional Strictly Come Dancing routine which highlighted the day-to-day reality of living with deafness. There wasn't a dry eye in the Strictly studio after Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice delivered...

Pictures from the march where Northampton added its voice to the clamour for action on the climate

While government and business leaders tried to hammer out a credible response to the looming climate disaster facing the planet at Cop26 Northampton's activists took to the streets to call for change. The Umbrella Pavilion on the Racecourse was the...

You don’t have to send your sausage dog to the landfill site

A large, stripey, stuffed sausage dog and a bag of beautiful, unworn, designer jackets were some of the more unexpected items donated to Age UK Northamptonshire at their static donations collection in Nether Heyford.  Shops Coordinator Yvette Prior says...

What do we need to achieve a sustainable lifestyle in the future?

Dear COP26 Leaders, we need strong International laws, national and local natural environment rescue plans and more importantly, funding to help us to adapt and be more resilient with Nature Based Solutions. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been criticised...

Ecocide: it’s time to get serious about environmental justice

Before Oil was discovered in its underbelly by British Petroleum and Shell in 1956, the Niger Delta was a lush and fertile landscape consisting of mangroves and swamps which supported a complex aquatic ecosystem. The local peoples living within the...

I changed career to fight for the environment

In 2017, I gave up a career in project management in the events sector and made the decision to return to education in the hopes of starting an entirely new career related to the environment. I had always loved...

Blah Blah Blah. Will the Glasgow COP lead to actions not words?

This week is COP26 – or, more accurately, the 26th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC). The FCCC was signed in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil in 1992,...
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What does being a winner at the Northamptonshire Weetabix Food and Drink Awards really mean?

The organisers of the Northamptonshire Weetabix Food and Drink Awards have been gathering feedback from this year's winners about...
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