Duston Poppy Appeal: 90% fall in donations

The Duston Poppy Appeal has raised almost 10 times less than it normally does for the Armed Forces this November. The Duston and District British Legion Branch, a small branch of the charity in Northamptonshire, raised only £3,500 this year. A tiny fraction of the normal amount of £42,000. During November, Armistice Day would be […]

Meet the Morris men of Moulton

The Moulton Morris men as the group are actually called perform traditional English Morris dances in historical fashion.

Meet the Morris men of Moulton

Travelling to fairs, steam rallies and fetes around England and even as far as Holland, France, Belgium and Germany the Moulton Morris Men dance and display their traditional skills throughout the summer months. The group treasurer and ‘Fool’ Barry Care MBE (Pictured bottom right) plays the fool, a pantomime dame like character known as Betsy […]

Simply Takeout hits Northampton

Simply Takeout hits Northampton

(Photo credit: Franchise Opportunities UK, franchiselocal.co.uk) After a successful test-run in Kettering earlier this year, Simply Takeout has finally come to Northampton. With the dark clouds looming outside and spontaneous bouts of rain, it is prime food delivery weather, making way for a potentially successful opening week. The founder, Neil Slinn, found a way to […]

17 year-old entrepreneur builds a sell-out fashion brand

Strong Morals UK is a clothing brand that specialises in comfort oversized clothing, designed by Cameron Blake. Cameron created his brand in May 2018 and after months of hard-work, the official launch was in March 2019. Blake put emphasis on the consistency and motivation that is needed when creating something from scratch. The process includes […]

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