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Some of the outstanding moments from Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue service this year

Northamptonshire firefighters who helped two distressed women in separate incidents – and saved their lives in the process – are among those to have been given commendations for their incredible work. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service held an Awards Ceremony...

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...

We need strong leadership at COP26, but we also need to play our part

Recent analysis by market researchers Demos has identified that the British public displays ‘overwhelming’ backing for strong climate action.  The opportunity now arises for our leaders to represent the nation’s mood at the fast approaching COP26 summit in Glasgow. ...

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...
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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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