Betty turns 100

Congratulations to Betty Sheppard on her 100th birthday that took place on 24th June. The Executive Council were delighted to hear of Betty’s centennial gift to the Scottish Association of an inscribed skein dhu (or dagger) to be used at our forthcoming Burns Nights. On behalf of everyone in the Scottish Association, congratulations Betty and Read More

Mabel turns 100

Congratulations to Mabel Keith, a resident at Bethany Homestead who celebrated her 100th Birthday on 17th September. Mabel received a bouquet of flowers and a card on behalf of the Association. Read More

Goody Bags (Behind the scenes)

It was during a Council Meeting on 26 August that the idea of delivering “goody bags” to our members first arose. At that time the Executive Council had been considering how best to remember our members during this challenging period of lock downs and restrictions due to the covid-19 pandemic. Recently appointed to the Executive Read More

Betty’s 99th Birthday Bash

With a little bit of social distancing involved due to the current pandemic, we were still able to surprise Betty Sheppard and celebrate her 99th birthday in style recently complete with piper to keep everyone in tune when singing ‘Happy Birthday’. You can read more about it on the Northampton Chronicle & Echo website, as Read More

Important Coronavirus information!

Dear Members, IMPORTANT INFORMATION The Executive Council have to advise you that following government advice regarding Covid-19 coronavirus the following items in our programme of events have been cancelled Annual General Meeting and Finger Buffet Lunch – 25 April 2020 Centenary Church Service – 10 May 2020 All future events, including the monthly Ladies Luncheon, Read More

Mary pays a visit to NLive Radio

Our webmaster, Simon, when not busy with his day job, volunteers at local community radio station NLive Radio based in St John’s Halls of Residence near to Royal & Derngate theatres in Northampton town centre. The station is owned and run by the University of Northampton, but its presenters are made up of community volunteers Read More

Bowls Match Report

  The following report of the Annual Match for The Sheppard Trophy for Bowls has been received from Donald Morrison. Our thanks go to Donald and Angela for their organisation and hospitality. I have much pleasure in reporting that our annual competition was a most enjoyable time to share with many enthusiastic people. We were Read More

Recent Presentations

At our recent AGM we gave two presentations on behalf of our members, see below for details… Presentation of Sheppard Trophy for Bowls by Betty Sheppard to Loraine Lockerbie Presentation to Louise of The Hope Centre of cheque for the President’s Charity by Past President and Honorary Treasurer Mary Roach Read More