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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...

Is Northampton the Cinderella City finally going to be recognised?

Many, many, years ago when I was a wild-eyed, hare-brained journalist on the Northampton Chronicle & Echo, I became emotionally invested in the town's stop-start aspirations for city status. The idea is being discussed again. The same reasoning as before...

Trees snap as violent storm passes over Northampton

A violent storm passed over Northamptonshire today breaking trees like kindling and blocking roads. Police urged people to stay indoors as hundreds of wind related incidents, mainly blocked roads, were reported in the aftermath. We were just praying for the COP26...

Buster joins the force to help with officer’s wellbeing

Northamptonshire Police have accredited their first wellbeing and trauma dog who will be supporting officers and staff. They follow hot on the heels of Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue service who brought in Olive to help staff de-stress earlier in the...

Give your views on fire and police service in Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen Mold has launched a consultation on his third Police, Fire and Crime Plan and is asking people to share their views on the priorities he is suggesting for policing and the fire...

New anti food waste app offered to businesses in Northampton Town Centre

Town centre businesses have been given the opportunity to reduce their food waste thanks to a new partnership with a world-leading food waste app and social impact company. Northampton Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID) has teamed up with ‘Too...

They have done what I would have done if I was king for a day

It's taken the best part of 53 years for politics to finally really please me with something. I thought I was invested. I was a happy little leftie way back when Tony Blair got in, but then there was...

Volunteer cook and lunch club organiser

After nearly 30 years, and over 10,000 meals, volunteer cook/organiser Barbara Edmunds has reluctantly decided to call it a day. The monthly Byfield Lunch Club has been an enormous source of companionship and support to many local older people...

Stephen Mold and Jonathan Nunn team up to fight hate

A new 24/7 telephone helpline is being launched in Northamptonshire for all those who are directly affected by or a witness to Hate Crime, to report incidents and receive help, support, advice and guidance. The new Northants helpline, which will...
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When the River Nene looks like a lawn…

Is it just me? Lakes and rivers didn't look like this when we were kids. Summer is here and...
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