Entries by cwaite

Shamed Labour Councillors Fail to Turn Up Again

David Mackintosh will be writing to Labour leader Ed Miliband to call for a full investigation into councillors’ poor attendance records Three shamed Labour Councillors failed to turn up at the Full Council meeting held yesterday evening at The Guildhall.

Northampton Market Square set to celebrate Chinese New Year

Northampton is set to celebrate Chinese New Year in style this year with a special event in the Market Square on Sunday 1 March. The town’s inaugural Chinese New Year celebrations will see the Market Square come alive with traditional dragon and lion dances, singing, acrobats and martial arts demonstrations.

Labour party in Northampton in meltdown as councillor is expelled

Cllr David Mackintosh, Leader of Northampton Borough Council, has today condemned the Labour Party in Northampton after a Labour councillor was expelled for failing to attend any official meetings for over six months. Joy Capstick (Lab, Talavera) has automatically been disqualified as a councillor in accordance with the rules of the Local Government Act having […]

Phipps take over running of beer festival

Cllr David Mackintosh, Conservative Parliamentary candidate for Northampton South, has today announced that Phipps NBC will be organising this year’s annual Delapre Beer Festival following two successful years with Northampton Borough Council.