Leisure and culture news

New website to showcase the Nene Valley and annual festival

Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019

The Destination Nene Valley partnership has officially launched a new website promoting the delights of the valley ahead of the 6th Nene Valley Festival which runs from 14 - 22 September.

  • Beat the Street helps get East Northamptonshire moving!

    Published on Friday, 09 August 2019

    The Beat the Street initiative in East Northamptonshire is being hailed as a success after a new report shows that the challenge has helped get people walking and cycling across the area.

  • Young business brains take on the dragons

    Published on Friday, 19 July 2019

    East Northamptonshire’s finest young business brains put their skills to the test at the final of the 13th Business Dragons event, hosted by East Northamptonshire Council (ENC).

  • Vote for your local sports heroes

    Published on Thursday, 11 July 2019

    East Northamptonshire Council and Freedom Leisure have joined up to celebrate the local sports clubs and personalities across the district and the excellent work they do in local communities.

  • Summer activities for children… coming to a town near you!

    Published on Monday, 08 July 2019

    Children across the district will have a summer to remember as ENC teams up with Freedom Leisure and town/parish councils across the district to bring activities to local children from 5 - 23 August.

  • Local authorities pledge support to Armed Forces

    Published on Thursday, 27 June 2019

    To coincide with Armed Forces Day, ENC and other partners in the Armed Forces Covenant Partnership for Northamptonshire have reiterated to local military personnel the services available to them.

  • Mural inspired by Rushden’s history officially opens

    Published on Wednesday, 26 June 2019

    A new mural commemorating the history of Rushden and the surrounding area has been officially opened by local school children during a ceremony hosted by East Northamptonshire Council.

  • Community invited to celebrate the Greenway in Rushden

    Published on Tuesday, 28 May 2019

    Residents are invited to join East Northamptonshire Council and the community to celebrate the work that has been completed on the Greenway in Rushden and officially open a new mural.

  • Winners of Nene Valley photography competition announced

    Published on Monday, 20 May 2019

    In April, Nenescape ran a photography competition inviting people to share their photographs of the beautiful Nene Valley and the winners have now been announced.

  • English Tourism Week in the Nene Valley

    Published on Monday, 12 March 2018

    An exciting array of events have been organised for residents, visitors and businesses in the Nene Valley, as part of a celebration of English tourism.

  • Council leader hails opening of Rushden Lakes a momentous occasion for the district

    Published on Friday, 28 July 2017

    The next generation shopping and leisure destination opens today with 33 shops and eight lakeside restaurants and cafes welcoming customers over the next few weeks.

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