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The countdown to Christmas is really on now and the next month will bring a wealth of festive events and happenings to look forward to.

canal boating charity near Daventry has finally managed to celebrate its 40th anniversary recently after an uncertain time of planning and disruption due to the pandemic.

Kelmarsh Hall and Gardens in Northamptonshire are among eight nominees for the prestigious Historic Houses award. The Garden of the Year Award, sponsored by Christie’s, recognises the importance of some of the country’s most spectacular gardens with outstanding horticultural and public appeal. The awards started have celebrated Britain’s magnificent historic parks and gardens since 1984. […]

Its as simple as that”, says New leader of West Northamptonshire Council, Cllr. Jonathan Nunn. EXCLUSIVE: Cllr Jonathan talks with The Morning Show on Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th June. In an extensive first interview, he reiterates promises made to residents and outlines plans for addressing Poverty across the region; dealing with the challenges of […]

The Home and Garden Fair returns to Northamptonshire’s Holdenby House this weekend.

WHAT PRICE LOCAL DEMOCRACY? As the new West Northamptonshire Council prepares to meet for the first time since the elections on 4th May, many are hoping that this new authority draws a line under a difficult period of Local Government and marks the start of a more transparent, more democratic and engaged council. This Thursday’s […]

That is according to findings in a new study out today by the AIA – The Asphalt Industry Alliance. The ‘ALARM’ report acknowledges that although spending is up nationally 15% there seems to be no real improvement to the state of out roads. What is needed, they say is a more long term and comprehensive […]

A new book published provides a fascinating insight into the history of a unique cricket ground in rural Northamptonshire created and nurtured by two generations of one family.

Now that the lockdown restrictions have eased and many attractions are reopening their doors, to conclude the final part of the series looking at great local gardens and historic homes to visit (after lockdown), we offer a selection of properties to consider paying a visit to.

For the second in the series looking at great local gardens and historic homes to visit (after lockdown), we feature one of Northamptonshire’s oldest great houses – Canons Ashby. Now owned by the National Trust, this late Elizabethan manor house has been home for the Dryden family since the 16th century, and is recognised as […]

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