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Rev Oliver Coss: Spreading Christmas cheer

Rev Oliver Coss: Spreading Christmas cheer

“There, get ye gone to your dinners, Don’t mind me in the least, Think of the happy paupers, Eating your Christmas feasts, And when you recount their blessings, In your smug parochial way, Say what you did for me too, Only last Christmas Day.”

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Festive service changes in Northampton: bin collections, pharmacies, bus times and more

Festive service changes in Northampton: bin collections, pharmacies, bus times and more

From rubbish tips times to shopping centres, here’s your guide to what’s open and what’s not during the festive period in Northampton.

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Major Christmas and New Year changes to rail services to and from Northampton

Major Christmas and New Year changes to rail services to and from Northampton

Planning a train ride from Northampton to the Big Smoke in the Chrismas holidays? Read this and click the relevant links so you won’t be caught out.

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Stagecoach bus service changes in Northampton over Christmas period

Stagecoach bus service changes in Northampton over Christmas period

Most bus services wind down over the festive period but a two special services run on Christmas Day – handy getting back from that cheeky pint!

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When do Northampton residents need to put their bins out this Christmas and New Year?

When do Northampton residents need to put their bins out this Christmas and New Year?

With the countdown to Christmas fast approaching Northampton Borough Council are reminding residents how they can watch their waste-line during the festive season.

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Grosvenor Centre Christmas opening hours

Grosvenor Centre Christmas opening hours

Last-minute Christmas presents, New Year sales or simply bored of too much annual leave (yeah, right), this is when Northampton’s main shopping centre is open.

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Pharmacy opening times in Northampton over Christmas and New Year

Pharmacy opening times in Northampton over Christmas and New Year

Two Northampton pharmacies are open on Christmas Day and six open their doors on New Year’s Day.

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When are the rubbish tips in Northampton closed over Christmas?

When are the rubbish tips in Northampton closed over Christmas?

Whether it be your pre-Chrimbo spring clean before the in-laws arrive or disposing of all the usual packaging, you’re going to be using Northampton’s rubbish tips in the next few weeks..

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Northampton’s Christmas decorations through the decades in pictures

Northampton’s Christmas decorations through the decades in pictures

From bows to baubles, tinsel to trees, Santa to sleighs, Northampton has entered into the Christmas spirit over the years decking the streets for shoppers.

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All the Christmas and New Year opening times of Northampton’s supermarkets

All the Christmas and New Year opening times of Northampton’s supermarkets

It happens every year; you think you’ve completed your Christmas Day and New Year’s Day shop and at the last minute you remember your brother in law is a lacto-vegan.

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