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English Civil War horsemen and guard of honour at historian Mike Ingram’s funeral in Northampton

A mounted Guard of Honour accompanied the stunning funeral procession of historian and NQ writer Mike Ingram in Northampton.   In bright winter sunshine, the cortege made its way down Park Avenue South to the Church of St Peter and...

Northampton high streets are ready to reopen

Shoppers are being urged to show their support for town centre traders when restrictions are relaxed on Monday, with non-essential retailers and outdoor hospitality venues in Northampton preparing to reopen their doors. More than a year after the pandemic first...

Pippi is a ray of much-needed sunshine at Christmas

Review: Pippi Longstocking at Royal and Derngate, Northampton Let's not beat around the Christmas tree - you should go and see Pippi Longstocking at Northampton's Royal & Derngate as a panacea to the bleak midwinter - my face ached from...

Northampton’s Slowthai nominated for Mercury prize

As rapper Slowthai gets the Mercury nod, here's the Nenequirer interview from when he came back to Northampton College earlier this year https://nenequirer.com/2019/05/17/what-slowthai-did-when-he-returned-to-northampton-college/

When bike fun on Northampton’s Racecourse turns to violence: Are we letting our kids drift into trouble unchecked?

We were walking the dog, taking my daughter on her bike to meet friends on Northampton’s Racecourse park, coming from the Barrack Road entrance towards the old loos, where we saw two young lads practicing wheelies on bikes. It...

New First Citizen of Northampton takes office

Councillor Nazim Choudary takes over from Councillor Tony Ansell as the Mayor of Northampton after a Mayor making ceremony at The Guildhall. A statement released by Northampton Borough Council said:Born in Yorkshire, Councillor Choudary moved to Northampton in 1997,...

The best thing I’ve ever seen at the theatre

  If I start out with a header like 'The best thing I've ever seen at the theatre' I know I'm being misleading straight away. It's a woolly statement: who knows what I've seen at the theatre? And do I mean...

Congratulations to the Rev Richard Coles

I'm not a graduate myself so I don't properly understand the honorary something that the Rev Richard Coles is being given by Northampton University this week but I am in no doubt at all that he utterly deserves it. He...

This weekend

Our back garden deserves some kind of a medal for reaching the state where it now needs mowing... ... and clearing, and its wall rebuilding and so on. In the meantime we need to  head up  to the allotment which...

Up The Lift Tower You Are Closer To Space

A film about the Revisiting Solaris event at The National Lift Tower, Northampton, organised by Fishmarket At. ...
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Small mistakes cost Saints big against classy Ulster

If Saints had more wins behind them this would have felt closer than it did. Ulster got a good...
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