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Saints and Cobblers jump in the Cycle4Cynthia saddle

Northamptonshire’s favourite annual fundraising bike ride, Cycle4Cynthia, may not be going ahead this weekend as was originally planned, but there are plenty of silver linings to this particular cycling cloud, writes Anna Murby. You see, the Covid-induced cancellation of the...

Northampton Bikers to cycle 125 miles around the county tomorrow

A group of cyclists are due to head out on two wheels tomorrow with a 125 mile mission to make Northamptonshire a happier place. The ride is to raise money for and awareness of Action for Happiness, a movement in...

Olympian calls on riders to sign up for Cycle 4 Cynthia

Northamptonshire’s favourite fundraising bike ride has received a massive boost thanks to a message of support from none other than former Olympic champion, Chris Boardman MBE. The cyclist, who picked up Britain’s first gold – indeed the nation’s first in...

Cycle4Cynthia will still go ahead

It may have finished off the FA Cup final, seen Wimbledon whitewashed and even overcome the Olympics, but the team behind the county’s favourite annual fundraising bike ride are adamant that COVID-19 won’t have them running for cover!  Which is...

Emergency Covid fund raises over half a million in Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Community Foundation has awarded £556,465.50 to hundreds of community projects across Northamptonshire supporting the most vulnerable residents and families in local communities during the COVID-19 crisis. The Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund is being delivered in partnership with...

Local is for life, not just for lockdown

Fast forward to Christmas and the conversation over the turkey is unlikely to be stuffed with many good things to have come out of the current crisis. However, if there’s one positive to have emerged from this ongoing chaos, it...

Ride out of quarantine in new Solstice event

The annual Solstice mountain bike ride that leaves from the Pomfret Arms in Northampton has become a bit of a tradition for me. It departs on the closest Saturday to the Solstice and takes mountain bike riders on a 100...

Cycle 4 Cynthia funds 115 days of hospice care

Every April, the coffers of Northamptonshire’s Cynthia Spencer Hospice get a big boost thanks to the launch of its annual charity bike fundraiser, Cycle4Cynthia, at which the impressive total of monies raised at the previous year’s ride are revealed,...

Are our food banks about to run out of supplies?

Have you had the misfortune of heading for the supermarket of late, only to discover that some of the items on your shopping list were missing from the shelves? No doubt you made do. Maybe you just changed what you...

Ensuring Cycle 4 Cynthia rides on

The county’s favourite annual charity bike ride, Cycle4Cynthia, has raised almost £600k for Cynthia Spencer Hospice over its sixteen-year history, but that impressive total has not come solely from those on two wheels. Indeed, a large chunk has been down...
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Winners revealed at Northants Film Festival (the East Midlands Oscars)

The third Northampton Film Festival rounded off a week of events last night with an awards ceremony at Sixfields...
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