Local News

Michael Celebrates the Hindu Festival of Navratri

As I have done for many years now, I joined hundreds of people late one Friday evening at Northampton College to celebrate the Festival of Navratri with the local Hindu community.  

Michael Discusses Local Housing with Homes Body

Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) is an organisation that manages around 11,700 council homes in Northampton on behalf of the local authorities, ensuring that residents’ housing needs can be met.

Michael supports the National Citizen Service

On Friday 31st August, I visited the National Citizen Service (NCS), a hugely successful and popular scheme which helps 16 and 17-year-olds make new friends, improve their confidence and acquire important life skills.

Michael’s Update on Queen Eleanor Cross

The Northampton Eleanor Cross is an extremely important piece of British history, constructed over 700 years ago in the year 1291, to mark one of the twelve stopping points of the funeral cortege of Queen Eleanor of Castile, wife of King Edward I.

Michael Buries a Time Capsule!

On Sunday, 26th August I buried a time capsule to mark 40 years of the St George’s Avenue Conservative Club.

The Club is a friendly social club for people to use and meet which first opened in 1978.

Michael Supports Local Disability Confident Scheme

I have long been a supporter of initiatives to help people with disabilities and health conditions into employment.

Recent figures show record numbers of people in employment, in fact the best since the 1970’s.