Tags: Community

We want your views on plans for next year

We want your views on plans for next year

Kettering Town Council is launching a consultation on its plans and spending for the next financial year.

The council has put together a list of everything it wants to do in 2023 but now needs residents' views.

There are a range of projects which aim to boost the economy, improve the environment and local facilities, plus support groups and residents with grants and advice.

Ideas for events include bringing... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 08 Nov 2022 12:18 by Emma Dezelu

Tags: Budget, Community, Consultation, Events, News

Food and Drink Festival comes to town

Food and Drink Festival in Kettering Saturday 15 October

Kettering Food and Drink festival returns this autumn on Saturday 15 October, from 10am to 6pm at Kettering Market Place.

Live music and street entertainment will compliment a huge offering of stalls, including:

Greek gyros, halloumi, loaded fries
Gourmet mac and cheese with pulled meats
Candy floss, popcorn toffee apples, marshmallows, chocolate pretzels
Fudge and nougat
Warm Pimms, mulled wine, boozy hot... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Oct 2022 16:43 by Emma Dezelu

Tags: Community, Events, Markets, News, Social Media, Town Centre

Elderly can claim help with winter fuel bills

Help with heating bills this winter poster

Grants to help with winter fuel bills are being offered to elderly people living alone this winter. The grants are available to residents of Kettering and Barton Seagrave.

People claiming the money must not have more than £300 income per week, excluding benefits, and must be over the statutory retirement age.

The funding comes from Kettering Charities for the Poor, which has been running since... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Oct 2022 11:44 by Emma Dezelu

Tags: Community, Grants, News

Free defibrillator training

The North Northamptonshire First Responders Team, in conjunction with East Midlands Ambulance Service, are providing free defibrillator training at the Crescents Community Centre, Laburnham Crescent, Kettering, starting at 6.30pm on Monday 10th October. The session runs until 8pm. It's free and all are welcome.

Posted: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 09:31 by Martin Hammond

Tags: Community, News

Town Mayor has a passion for pumpkins

Russell Attwood and Mayor of Kettering Councillor Keli Watts with pumpkins.

The Mayor of Kettering is sharing her passion for pumpkins in a fun evening dedicated to the seasonal vegetable.

The fundraising event is being organised by Kettering Town Councillor Keli Watts to raise money for her Mayoral charity.

The October talk, called Passion for Pumpkins, will celebrate the autumnal gourd in all its glory – while raising money for stillbirth and neonatal death charity,... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 14:32 by Emma Dezelu

Tags: Community, Events, News

Street Food Saturday 30th July 2022

There will be lots of free and fun activities this Saturday in the Market Place as part of Streetfood Saturdays! Please come down and enjoy the atmosphere – along with some amazing street food, sweets, free music, games, arts and crafts, vintage fair, face painting, stocks and sponges and so much more!

Posted: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 13:55 by Martin Hammond

Tags: Community, Events, News, Social Media

Town projects awarded thousands in funding

Town projects awarded thousands in funding

Community grants worth £15,000 have been given out to groups and organisations running projects in Kettering.

Kettering Town Council has a pot of cash to give out to community and voluntary organisations, registered charities and to other bodies.

The first round of applications opened in the spring and ended in May, with town councillors agreeing to share the full £15,000 between: Kettering... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 20 Jul 2022 09:59 by Emma Dezelu

Tags: Community, Grants, News

Her Majesty's Shoes

Her Majesty's Shoes

Join us during Jubilee weekend -at 1pm on 4th June at the Kettering Arts Centre, St Andrews Church, Rockingham Rd, for a free performance of our interactive play - Her Majesty's Shoes. Tickets available here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/her-majestys-shoes-jubilee-play-lol-theatre

Posted: Wed, 25 May 2022 09:42 by Martin Hammond

Tags: Community, Events

Kettering Town Meeting 25th May 2022

The annual meeting for Kettering Town will be hosted by Kettering Town Council in the Council Chamber, Municipal Offices, Bowling Green Rd, on Wednesday 25th May at 6pm. Any resident is welcome to attend, but please let the clerk know beforehand - by 23rd May please - so we can arrange sufficient seating.

The meeting will comprise a short presentation by the Town Council on its priorities, and finances,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 06 May 2022 11:25 by Martin Hammond

Tags: Community, News

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Posted: Tue, 12 Apr 2022 13:26 by Emma Dezelu

Tags: Community, Events, Social Media