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The Revolution Radio Community Noticeboard is your chance to get your organisation noticed.

Every hour on the radio we will be making announcements on behalf of individuals, charities, community groups and organisations and we'd love to hear from you if there's something you'd like to tell everyone about.

It could be a volunteering opportunity, a meeting of your organisation, a charity appeal, lost pet or a litter pick.

Please note we will include public events in our regular events guide but you can tell us about these in the same way.

To get noticed on the Revolution Noticeboard, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the details

Current announcements will also appear here on our website and on our social media pages.

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Voluntary impact – Good Neighbours Scheme funding

Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire is offering support for local community groups through their Good Neighbours Scheme

The initiative offers funding, IT equipment, training and guidance for individuals and small groups to help them support their local communities through the pandemic with services such as shopping and telephone support for residents.

To find out how your group could benefit from the scheme, call Sarah or Katy for a friendly chat on 01604 637522 / 07592 501769 or email info@voluntaryimpact.org.uk

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Cookie Fundraising

Momas cookiesYou can help raise vital funds for your favourite charity by selling discounted cookies!

MoMa's Cookies Advocacy Programme is a way for you to help the community by volunteering in a way that only requires access to social media.

Over a minimum of 2 weeks, volunteers are given a discount code which, when used on a cookie box, will donate 25% of profits of each sale to the charity of your choice.

MoMa's Cookies have supported over 16 charitable organisations so far and want to help more so they want to hear from you if you're passionate about change and supporting organisations that are making a difference.

Please visit: www.momascookies.co.uk for more information or contact: support@momascookies.co.uk

Young People Volunteering

young people northants logoYoung People Northants are offering volunteering opportunities for local young people.

You can make a positive difference to your community and your life through the power of volunteering. 

Not only does it boost your confidence and give you a chance to make new friends, it can also enhance your life skills and future employability.

To view the volunteering roles specifically for young people, visit the website:

http://www.voluntaryimpact.org.uk/young-people-volunteering/

Autism Support Service mentoring

enfoldAre you a good listener?
Do you have empathy?
Do you want to make a positive difference?
Do you have a spare couple of hours a week and are willing to support another person?

Then EN-FOLD need you to become a volunteer mentor and befriender for their autism support service.

You'll be supporting a parent of an autistic child or a newly diagnosed adult.

Full training is provided,

If you're interested, please contact diane@enfold.org.uk or call 07845 905766.

They are delivering their training via zoom and their befriending will be via the phone while the restrictions for Covid 19 are in place

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Volunteering Opportunities

Here are the latest volunteering opportunities in the Revolution Radio area from voluntaryimpact.co.uk

 
Governors needed at Northampton Primary Academy Trust
Find out more here

 


Headway Northampton are looking for a Volunteer Gardener
Find out more here

 

 

Extracare Charity Shop  are looking for a shop Volunteer
Find out more here

 

 



Emmanuel Coffee Shop is looking for Cafe Volunteers
Find out more here

 

 



The Yard are looking for Youth Club Volunteers
Find out more here

 

 

Guide Dogs are looking for Puppy Raising Volunteers
Find out more here

 

 



SSAFA The Armed Forces Charity have various volunteering roles across Northamptonshire

Find out more here




f12e74e1 aa58 92b8 1952 0c298576b205Oxfam in Kingsthorpe is looking for Volunteer Shop Assistants
Find out more here

Covid Jabs at Sikh Temple

The Ramgharia Sikh Temple  on Cromwell Street in Northampton are offering Covid vaccinations as part of the NHS ongoing vaccination programme.

All members of the community are invited to obtain their jabs at the temple provided by Northamptonshire Healthcare Alliance until the end of September.

Friday Divan and Sunday programmes will continue as normal and attendees are asked to use the Key Pad Door entrance when attending.

Find the RBN Sikh Temple at Cromwell Street, Northampton NN1 2TE

Sikh Temple Food Banks

The Ramgharia Sikh Temple  on Cromwell Street in Northampton are holding a monthly Food Bank for those who require some help during the Covid period.

The food banks have been running monthly for the last year and usually take place on the third Saturday of the month from 11.00am to 1.00pm at the temple.

Please check the website for more details: https://rbngurdwara.co.uk/food-banks/

Northampton Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation

The Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation (IHWO) in Northampton have been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2021; the highest award given to voluntary sector organisations in the UK.

The organisation’s volunteers are ecstatic and honoured to be recognised for over 25 years of their hard work.

IHWO are well-known for lighting up Northampton town with their annual Diwali celebrations and their pinnacle project - a multi-million pound initiative to build a Hindu Temple and Community Centre in Northampton.

The award recognises over 25 years of hard work ‘to enrich the lives of Hindus and wider communities by meeting their social, cultural, educational and wellbeing needs’.

The award will be given by the Lord-Lieutenant of Northamptonshire and two volunteers will also attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace in May 2022.

Punjabi classes in Northampton

The Ramgharia Sikh Temple  on Cromwell Street in Northampton are holding on-line Punjabi classes every Sunday from 10.00am – 11.00am.

The classes are available to anyone in the local community and are aimed at children from beginner level upwards.

If you would like your children to join, please complete a consent form on the website.

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Northampton Gujarati School

Northampton's Gujarati School is a great way for anyone aged 4 onwards to make new friends and work towards and extra GCSE while learning a new language.

It takes place at Caroline Chisholme School, Wooton Fields, Northampton. NN4 6TP every Saturday during school term times between 10.00am to 12.00 noon

Lessons cost £60 per year (approx. £1.50 per week)

To Register & For further information please contact Rakhi Mistry (Head teacher) via email

northamptongujaratischool@outlook.com

Hindi classes in Northampton

Weekly Hindi classes are being run in conjunction with the council in Northampton. They are open to all students and adults who already have a good knowledge, both spoken and written, of the language and wish to progress to GCSE standards. 

The mission of the Hindi school is to promote learning and create better awareness and knowledge of our Languages & Culture not only within our community but the community as a whole.

The Hindi Teacher is Mrs. Harshadaben Govind and it takes place at Block F, Northampton Academy, every Saturday during school term times between 10.00am to 12.00noon

For Information please contact gujschhead@yahoo.co.uk

Northants Buddhists Online Lessons

Northants Buddhists are welcoming back Karma Yeshi for a special online teaching event on Monday 23rd August 2021.

The online event will take place at 7pm and will be entitled ‘How to Focus Your Mind: Lessons from the Dhammapada’.

Northants Buddhists have a different livestream broadcast each Monday evening. If you would like to participate please get in touch via the website 

http://northantsbuddhists.com/ 

A recording of Karma Yeshe’s previous teaching can be found by using the YouTube link below

https://youtu.be/FZDMbFoBO9w

Northants Buddhists T Shirts

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Northants Buddhists have launched a special bleach art T Shirt designed by Angel Hawkins which features an image of the mala held by praying hands and the group's branding.

A percentage of sales will be donated to the group which will help them to continue to support local good causes. .

T Shirts are available to purchase from  group member Angel in Burgundy with Pink or Black with Orange.

Sizes:  Small, Medium, Large, XL XXL, XXXL,XXXXL,XXXXXL

7 days Delivery

Price £10.00 including a £1.00 donation to our group’s good causes.

Postage £1.50

To order please contact Angel by email: angel.priest@yahoo.co.uk

Junior Squash Club

Lings Forum Junior Squash Club is a vibrant and welcoming place for all children from the age of 5 to 19.

Squash is a fantastic sport for kids: it's sociable, it's great fun, and it's never affected by the weather 😁

And in Northants we have a lot of girls playing too.

We coach every Saturday morning from 9am, at Lings Leisure Centre in Weston Favell - and we also have an afterschool club every Monday from 5pm.

If you'd like to know more, please contact Mike Broadbent at juniors@northantssquash.co.uk or call 07377 881616

 

Northampton Quakers Meeting

Northampton Quakers are holding their meetings for Worship every Sundays at the Meeting House on Wellington Street from 10:30am to 11:30am observing COVID-19 guidelines.

Meetings for Worship by Zoom are also taking place on Sunday mornings from 10:30am to 11:30am and Wednesday evenings from 7:30pm to 8:00pm.

There is a small amount of parking at the Meeting House and a public car park next to the Meeting House, which is free on Sundays.

Please contact Theo Sturge on 07974 096950 or 01604 717929 for further details.

Address: Northampton Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Northampton NN1 3AS

 

Diwali in Northampton

Diwali celebrations will take place in Northampton town centre on Saturday 30 October 2021.

The event has become the biggest Diwali celebration in the county and hundreds of visitors are expected to join the celebrations at the event with entertainment in the Market Square and a parade along Abington Street and Giles Street.

The event is being organised by IHWO, the Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation in partnership with Northampton BID.

HMP Five Wells Recruitment Event

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