Northamptonshire Membership organisation NNBN has joined the brand-new and innovative business club launched by Northampton Town Football Club.The Cobblers Business Club launches on 31st July and runs from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm in the Tollers Solicitors 1897 Suite at Sixfields Stadium. The Cobblers Business Club will bring four exciting events throughout the year in and around Northamptonshire with venues such as Silverstone Circuit, Playhouse and Hilton Northampton already announced as hosts for the club.Director Simon Cox said “We’re delighted that we’ve joined the Cobblers Business Club ahead of the forthcoming 2024/25 football season and that we can engage with...

NNSTARTUP DAY returns this June as entrepreneurs and those starting businesses are recognised for their contribution to the Northamptonshire business community in a day of online celebration championing their business journeys and sharing their stories.The day, founded in 2022 as an annual day of celebrating businesses in Northamptonshire who have started a business, is this year kindly being supported by Desborough based Poppy Design Studio and Marketing and Vulcan Works, a creative hub based in Guildhall Road, Northampton and will see a series of interviews from local entrepreneurs shared across the internet to celebrate their business journeys, recognise their commitment...

The award-winning production of Sister Act The Musical comes to Northampton’s Royal & Derngate from Monday 10 to Saturday 15 June, as part of its UK and Ireland tour, with a cast including Wendi Peters as Mother Superior and Landi Oshinowo as Deloris Van Cartier.Based on the iconic movie, this sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood and music tells the hilarious story of the disco diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she won’t be found – a convent! Disguised as a nun...

A Northamptonshire charity which supports autistic adults, people with learning disabilities and individuals with mental health needs is recruiting.Teamwork Trust, which has day centres in Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough, is seeking to strengthen its trustee board ahead of the launch of its new three-year strategy and is particularly keen on recruiting a new trustee who has expertise in commercial property as well as a parent/carer who cares for someone with a learning disability or autism.Helen Burdett-Wright, Chief Executive at Teamwork Trust, explained: “We will be launching our new three-year strategy this spring, so it is a particularly exciting time to...

Happy Birthday! April marks a significant milestone for the Axil team, as they celebrate six years of delivering industry-leading total waste management solutions, accompanied by a 570% surge in growth.Axil, based in Corby, was founded by Managing Director, Edward Pigg, in March 2018. He set out with a clear vision that industries needed more when it came to waste management. The business now has over 150 major customers and many more sites across a client base of critical UK sectors, including Aerospace, Automotive, Food, Manufacturing, and Pharmaceutical industries.Six years of industry-leading total waste management solutions Achieved an extraordinary 570%...

Northamptonshire based Membership organisation NNBN has been named a finalist ahead of the Midlands final of the StartUp Awards.The UK StartUp Awards was launched to recognise the booming start-up scene across the UK which has accelerated over the last few years with over 900,000 new businesses founded in the UK in 2023, a 12% increase from the year before.Over 900 businesses have been shortlisted for this year’s UK StartUp Awards and the contribution of these firms - all of which were started in the last three years - is significant, having created nearly 6,000 new jobs since they were established...

The Rising Stars Network is a brand-new networking group for the future leaders, managers, partners, or directors of professionals. Professionals could mean anything from bankers to financial advisors to estate agents to lawyers and so so much more.Networking always seems to be aimed at the more senior employees, the managers, the owners, or the partners of any given profession. Attending networking events for the first time can be daunting and some events are just not right for those just starting out.We want to create a networking group where more junior employees who aspire to be leaders can meet amongst their...

A successful awards event first launched last year to celebrate Northamptonshire businesses, charities and organisations is back – with organisers announcing a larger venue, new categories and more sponsorship opportunities for 2024.The NNBN Awards, which in 2023 attracted more than 180 award submissions to its 12 categories, is once again being supported by generous event sponsor Wilson Browne Solicitors.Inspiring individuals, environmental projects, charities, start-ups, tourist attractions and established businesses in Northamptonshire entered the NNBN Awards in 2023 and are being invited to do the same this year.The 2024 NNBN Awards website will go live with category information on April 1st,...

Visitors to Northampton Town Centre can now access the revitalised paving at Market Square as the section connecting Abington Street to the Grosvenor Centre opened on Monday, 4 March.The cobbles used as part of the transformation of Northampton’s historic market square have been retained from the previous paving where possible, and sympathetically restored to reuse as part of the regenerated space.Councillor Daniel Lister, Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Town Centre Regeneration and Growth at West Northamptonshire Council said:“Visitors to Northampton Town Centre can now access the Grosvenor Centre from Abington Street alongside Market Walk as this section of completed paving...

In alignment with the ongoing national campaign, Good Business Week, Northamptonshire membership organisation NNBN is actively supporting the message of ethical business practices. This week-long initiative, spearheaded by the Good Business Charter, aims to shine a spotlight on organisations committed to the highest standards of business conduct and ethical practices.The campaign, running from Monday 5th February to Sunday 11th February, encourages individuals to share positive business examples, nominate deserving employers for Good Business Charter accreditation, and raise awareness about the importance of ethical business through the hashtag #GoodBusinessMatters on social media.Each day of the campaign is dedicated to a specific...

Northamptonshire membership organisation NNBN is backing a business brunch inviting employers to learn more about a potential solution to future employment challenges.NNBN is encouraging local employers and senior leadership of local and regional employers to join the business brunch being organised by West Northamptonshire Council and West Northamptonshire SEND partnership with the agenda centred around an imperative dialogue on employment opportunities for young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities (SEND).This initiative follows the partnership's recent unveiling of a comprehensive three-year SEND and Alternative Provision Strategy. This strategic roadmap outlines the necessary enhancements required within the partnership-wide system to support...