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Northampton Inter-faith study final report

Following the survey and consultation into the needs of Northampton faith communities, the organisers of the study have released their Final Report which can be read here. My notes on the final consultation meeting can be read here. As a … Continue reading

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All grown up and nowhere to go? A discussion of network (part 2).

Last night I was at a community consultation for the development of our community centre and associated park and leisure facilities on the development. It was just the initial meeting, marking the point where the council are finally getting serious … Continue reading

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Development on the Princess Marina Hospital site.

Signs have gone up from Charles Church developments and Persimmon homes (who are both the same company) saying they have acquired an area of land for development which is directly adjacent to the St Crispin’s development (Click for location map and … Continue reading

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Update on the community centre

As you may have guessed, having a usable community space is integral to the sort of work we can do in St Crispin’s. At the moment, many of the groups were are running are meeting in our front room, which … Continue reading

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A new community centre for Upton

The Elgar Centre has now been opened at the Upton development, which is the next development along from the one where I live. The centre was designed and built exclusively by the developers and was finished before Christmas. Unfortunately it … Continue reading

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What things need to go into a community centre?

I’ve just seen some initial plans for a community centre on this development. The plans are simply a draft that invites people to comment and radically change them. What are the essentials that need to go into the design of … Continue reading

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