Tuesday, 16 June 2015


Live Music
1st Place: Northampton School for Girls Pantastics
2nd Place: Northampton Music Festival 
3rd Place: Potters House
1st Place: Wellingborough Royal Blue Lancers
2nd Place: Delapre Majorettes
3rd Place: Northampton High Flyers
Children’s Floats
1st Place: Bridgewater Primary School
2nd Place: Top Hat Theatre School
3rd Place: Kings Heath Primary School and Friends of St. James C of E Primary School (tie)
1st Place: Jesus Fellowship
2nd Place: Out There Youth Group
3rd Place: Weston Favell Academy
Visiting Troupes
1st Place: Caporales San Simon Bolivian Dancers from London
2nd Place: Zodiac All Stars Carnival Troupe
3rd Place: Hype Masqueraders and Luton Association of Mas (tie)
Children's Troupes
1st Place: Busy Bees
2nd Place: Lumbertubs Primary School
3rd Place: Cedar Road Primary School
1st Place: Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust
2nd Place: First Love Church
3rd Place: Northants Youngers Club
Most Creative Interpretation of Theme
Daphne the Flower Breathing Dragon

Friday, 12 June 2015

Diabetes Awareness week 14 - 20 June 2015

HbA1c an important test for diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases faced generally by many adults. In some less frequent cases, children or even infants are diagnosed with this ...

What is diabetes?


Diabetes is an incurable condition in which the body cannot control blood sugar levels, because of problems with the hormone insulin. There are two main variations of the illness, Type I and Type II.

  1. The main symptoms of undiagnosed diabetes include:
    • passing urine more often than usual, especially at night.
    • increased thirst.
    • extreme tiredness.
    • unexplained weight loss.
    • genital itching or regular episodes of thrush.
    • slow healing of cuts and wounds.
    • blurred vision.

Narrated by Libby Dowling

Clinical Advisor, Diabetes UK

You can call the Careline on
0845 120 2960*

Mon-Friday, 9am-5pm
The lines are staffed by trained Careline counsellors who will be happy to offer any support or information they can.

*The Cost of calling 0845 numbers can vary according to the provider, so check with your own provider for details, particularly with mobile phones as they can charge considerably more than landlines.

*As an alternative you may wish to call 0207 424 1030 

Diabetes UK website, click the link below

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Northampton Carnival Update

      Carnival has a new route and starts in Park Avenue South, on to Christchurch Road , on to Wellingborough Road, on to York Road, to Giles Street, to Abington Street , along Kettering Road, to Ashington  Avenue, turning into Clarke Road, turning left at Russholme Road, and back to Christchurch Road  and return to Abington Park.

Road Closures in place on day,
 so park early to avoid parking 
delays for this event!

The theme for this years Carnival is “A Storybook Carnival”.

Saturday, 6 June 2015

National Blood Week 8th-14th June 2015

 In advance of National Blood Week (8-14 June 2015), NHS Blood and Transplant has revealed that 40% fewer new volunteers came forward across England and North Wales to give blood last year compared to a decade ago.

Friday, 5 June 2015

Northampton Carnival 2015 Abington Park Northampton

This Saturday,6th June 2015, Northampton Carnival have a free workshop at Weston Favell Shopping Centre,Wellingborough Road, Northampton NN3 8JZ.

 The workshop will be led byJudith & David Brown from Utopia Mas carnival artistes, people can gain inspiration and last minute advice on their costume, headpiece, or float decoration from 10am - 4pm all welcome..

Northampton Carnival 2015.

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Northampton Carnival 2015
Abington Park,
United Kingdom

Countdown Clock
Northamptonshire Rights & Equality Council will be there

June 13th 2015 Abington Park Carnival day starts from 12 noon to 7.30pm
with ring side entertainment on stage and side shows and funfare and side shows including, licensed   bar, food stalls, and shopping village.

Northampton Carnival after party
7 College Street




 NN1 1RS

Mark Dean

Jerry Wright