45-17 Northampton town centre news and events


R-L: Kimberley Herbert, Chris Barker, Rob Purdie Matthew Crawley-Alexander
New Executive Director
Welcome to Rob Purdie, who has joined our Northampton town centre BID team.

Rob, who has been recruited as the BID's new Executive Director, will work alongside pfbb UK, Chris Barker, the BID Project Manager for Northampton town centre, and the BID's two town centre Hosts Kimberley Herbert and Matthew Crawley-Alexander, to support the Board in delivering the BID Business Plan.
Northamptonshire born Rob, who joined the BID team at the start of December 2017, has a 30-year career in corporate sales and marketing strategy, and has also held several non-executive directorships within public sector and not-for-profit organisations and projects. 
Click HERE to read more.
Like and share our fun Golden Ticket 
promo videos
Golden Ticket 
The first of three festive Golden Ticket draws took place on Saturday 2nd December on the Market Square, and four lucky winners were announced. 

Each winner will receive £250 worth of town centre shopping vouchers to spend in independent and high street businesses.
Two further draws will take place on the 9th and 16th December.
Help us promote Golden Ticket
Check out our Facebook page where you can like and share our fun promotional videos. Please also encourage your customers to take part and email info@northamptonbid.co.uk if you need extra entry forms - a member of the BID team will drop them off.
Christmas in Northampton
There's more Christmas celebrations organised by Northampton Borough Council this month. 
Music on the Market continues on Saturday 9th and 16th December, with local community groups, church choirs and bands entertaining Christmas shoppers from 11am-4pm.

There is also now a range of Festive Food Stalls on Abington Street selling hot food and drinks up until 23rd December.
More HERE.

Christmas festive windows 

Just like in previous years in the run up to Christmas, our BID Hosts will once again be visiting businesses to take photos of festive shop windows.
We will upload and share the images on the BID's social media channels as part of #NNChristmas campaign.

To make sure you are included, please email us HERE.
Picture right: Northampton Sewing Studio was one of the businesses featured last year.
Dates for your diary
  • Festive Food Stalls on Abington Street - up until Saturday 23rd December
  • Music on the Market Square - Saturday 9th December, starts at 11am
  • Music on the Market Square - Saturday 16th December, starts at 11am
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