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

Burns Nicht Review

Past President, Mary Roach, hosted the evening and welcomed The Worshipful Mayor of Northampton, Councillor Tony Ansell and the Mayoress, Jayne Crofts together with one hundred and four members and guests. The Association’s Honorary Piper, Alan Mcllravie, piped the honoured guests to their table and Peter Scatterty, icon of the Scottish music scene, provided the Read More