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Salcey Forest: Tree Top Way

  It's a crisp March morning and I'm off to find something to do in this oddly warm weather for the run up to Spring. What better way than to hop in the car and head down the M1 to Salcey Forest, just seven miles from the centre of Northampton. Salcey Forest offers many different... Continue Reading →

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Magic Bean Emporium

By Mohamed Farouk. Magic Bean Emporium was set up two and half years ago by novelist Michella Dos Santos. it was set up around story telling theme by Michella, who owns restaurant. In a friendly atmosphere, the Manager, David Oakley, explains it all: " it is a memorable, unique and a good caffe where friends... Continue Reading →

Maria’s Coffee and Cake

By Mohamed Farouk With a soft music playing in the background, businesswoman Maria Krupasova started her business of coffee and cake with virtually no business experience. Maria Krupasova moved  from Slovakia in 2008 to start new life in the United Kingdom. On a cold rainy Monday morning, while sipping her coffee, she explains how it... Continue Reading →

Bands in the Park is back!

Starting this weekend, Abington Park will be hosting a live band performance every Sunday for the next five months. It's back, the long waited live band Sundays is starting this weekend and we can't wait! The large, enclosed park quietly sits in the middle of Abington. As well as trees, a lake and grassy open spaces,... Continue Reading →

Blenders Tea and Coffee

By Mohamed Farouk Blenders Tea and Coffee is the only shop  in Northampton that grinds coffee. According to the manager of Blenders, Tony Egan, the shop was originally opened by Tony's father in law who run it for 10 years. As you walk in the shop, you can smell the aroma of the fresh coffee... Continue Reading →

CCH Coffee House

CCH Coffee House is a brand new coffee shop which has been only in business for 3 months.The coffee house is a franchise from Dubai. Vlad, who is the Manager at the shop said they have another branch at the Bus Station. The coffee shop is known for its Arabica coffee, which the manager says... Continue Reading →

Caffe Morandi

Caffe Morandi is a small family run business owned by Italian. it is situated along  Gold street. The Caffe is popular with older citizens aged sixty and over. " we get older people who pop in to drink tea", said the Caffe manager. According to Sanjay De Silva, preferences of the customers is tea compared... Continue Reading →

Cafe Creperie

Photo courtesy of Agnieszka kowalska Cafe Creperie  is a small cafe situated along Fish street in Northampton. The staff are friendly and  customers drink their coffee in a relaxing atmosphere. Customers place their orders at the counter and they are given table number. Here customers can either request for menus or can look at the menus which... Continue Reading →

Live music at the Lamplighter TONIGHT

The Lamplighter is hosting a live music night tonight with some great local acts.  Including Jay Brooks, part of the band OhBoy! The singer has recently had success with a connected project named Ginger Snaps, appearing on BBC Introducing this month.  Using the university as a studio, the ex business student started making music as... Continue Reading →

Quote of Discovery

"There's nothing to do in Northampton." This is something said too often, perhaps it's because the people that say this are not looking at the bigger picture. Northampton has lots to offer, you just need to explore to find it. OnlyinNorthampton is passionate about helping you make the most out of this County, we'll give... Continue Reading →

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