St James Residents' Association

For The Residents And Workers Of St James

Thursday, 25 April 2013

St. James Residents’ Association hustings Meeting for this years County Council elections

On Behalf of the SJRA Committee I would like to thank all the Candidates in  this years County Council elections who turned out to meet the public and answer their questions at the Doddridge Centre on Wednesday 24th April. The SJRA would like to wish you all the very best of luck and look forward to working with our new County Councillors.

Chair SJRA - J Connolly

Eamonn Fitzpatrick (Green) Dallington Spencer
 Gareth Eales (Lab) Dallington Spencer
  Jenny Conroy(Lib Dem) Dallington Spencer
Viv Dams (Labour) Sixfields
 Jill Hope (Lib Dem) Sixfields

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Youth Club

St. James Residents’ Association


Hustings Wednesday 24th April 2013
The St. James Residents’ Association has organised a hustings for this years County Council elections. The event is for residents of St. James who live in the new divisions of Sixfields and Dallington Spencer which have bizarrely replaced St. James ward in County Council terms.

The meeting takes place on Wednesday 24th April, at the Doddridge Centre, St. James Road Northampton..

All Candidates have been invited to attend, those who have replied and confirmed their attendance are, for Dallington Spencer; Gareth Eales (Lab), Eamonn Fitzpatrick(Green), Jenny Conroy(Lib Dem) and for Sixfields; Jill Hope (Lib Dem) and Viv Dams (Labour).

Residents and business owners are urged to attend in order to make an informed decision on their voting preference. They will hear the candidates make a short address then they will have the opportunity to put questions to them.

More information about the candidates can be found on our website here

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Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Residents’ Meeting Thurs 11th April 2013

The next open meeting of the St. James Residents’ Association will take place next week on Thursday 11th April at 7pm at the Doddridge centre, St. James Road.

We will have updates from local councillors, Police, Neighbourhood wardens and the Castle Partnership. Two of the councillors will be making their last attendance at this meeting as councillors as the changes to ward boundaries in the forthcoming County Council elections mean they will no longer be representing St. James as a ward, they are Tony Clarke and Suresh Patel.

The forthcoming elections will be discussed at the meeting and some of the candidates will be in attendance hoping to influence the residents vote. All are welcome to come along and see if the candidates are worthy of your vote.

In addition, we have two guest speakers; Jodie Low, Director of Free2TalkCIC, a social enterprise company that work with young people and families and help empower them to change their lives, Jodie will be talking about her work and how they help communities and how they can help residents.

The other guest speaker is Pauline Woodhouse, Community Development Officer for the Northampton Bangladeshi Association who will be talking about her work and the Womens’ Forums she is running and the wider role in the community.

Residents will also have the opportunity to raise any issues or concerns that they may be experiencing and wish to share with the community.

Free tea and coffee will be available and everyone is welcome to attend.

Bands in the Park 2013 summer dates announced

Abington Park in Northampton is to play host to a packed programme of 
live music every Sunday throughout the summer.

Sunday 5 May - Bletchington Silver Band
Sunday 12 May - Gretton Silver Band

Sunday 19 May, 12.30pm-630pm - Pentecost in the Park.
A celebration of the feast of Pentecost by local churches

Sunday 26 May - Northampton Concert Band. 10th anniversary Friends of Abington "Picnic in the Park"
Sunday 2 June - Bedford Town Band
Sunday 9 June - Kidlington Town Band

Sunday 16 June, 1pm-6pm - Twinfest at the Bandstand.
Music from Northampton’s Twin Towns plus local artists

Sunday 23 June - NMPAT Music Services.
The bandstand plays host to the best of the county’s youth performers

Sunday 7 July - MK Brass
Sunday 14 July - Watford Band
Sunday 21 July - Abington Wind Band
Sunday 28 July - Towcester Studio Band
Sunday 4 August - Praise in the Park.  Gospel celebration of praise
Sunday 11 August - Rushden Windmill Band
Sunday 18 August - Moulton 77 Brass Band

Sunday 25 August - Similar Jones.
A bank holiday bash - with a brilliant local band from the Beatles and Stones up to the present day.

Sunday 1 September - Corby Silver Band
Sunday 8 September - District of Dunchurch Band

St James End before 1965

St James End before 1965


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