The Nene Valley has today (27 February) been chosen as one of 12 flagship nature areas for England that will receive Government funding to make the Nene Valley better for wildlife, people and the economy
Northampton's multi-million pound marina officially launched by Environment Agency Chairman. Northampton's flagship marina officially launched Friday 30th March by Environment Agency Chairman Lord Chris Smith.
The Hellidon Millennium Fund provided funding to plant woodland on the slopes overlooking the golf course. A grant was given to this group to provide a flat footpath with steps to allow the steep slope to be climbed slightly more easily.
Funding has been agreed for Catchment Sensitive Farming to run for another two years with the added bonus that from March/April 2012 farmers within the priority areas will be able to apply for funding from the capital grant scheme (national pot).
The Rotary Clubs of Northampton staged their annual Dragon Boat Festival on 17th July 2011 at Midsummer Meadow. The event was being held by Northampton Rotary in support of the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and other local charities.