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Take part in Bloom 2017

Take part in Bloom 2017

The first floral displays of Northampton in Bloom 2017 have been installed this week, Northampton Borough Council has announced. Entries are now open for people who want to take part in the 2017 competition. This year, the theme for displays is ‘all things bright and... read more
Althorp Food and Drink Festival announced

Althorp Food and Drink Festival announced

Following on from a deliciously unforgettable event in 2016, this year’s Althorp Food and Drink Festival promises to be another unmissable, mouth-watering experience. The festival will take place once again in the idyllic and scenic grounds of Althorp, one of the most... read more

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by Station Manager Terry Doyle

Local
The concept of community radio is a simple one. The prime function is to provide a quality “local” service to the community of Northampton.

NNBC will provide an original and innovative service aimed at the clearly identifiable community made up of those who live, learn, work and play in the borough of Northampton and its environs.
NNBC has laid down clearly defined objectives in terms of building a solid local, loyal listener base over the next five years

Music
A mix of pop, rock, adult contemporary, and select oldies hits, predominantly drawing on music from the 1960s through the present day.
Additional ‘spice tracks’ will provide the opportunity to play music no longer heard on the radio locally. A variety of music styles and genres will be broadcast as part of specific interest shows from 7pm to 10pm each night and at weekends.
NNBC’s Adult Hits format does not adhere to a specific music genre or aimed at specific portion of the population.
Speech

Local speech content is what defines good local radio, yet it is expensive to create and difficult to sustain. NNBC solves that dilem-ma through its unique partnership with the University of Northampton.
Our daytime output will be delivered by well trained professional presenters who are credible to the community and assisted by Media and Journalism students from the university.
Night time output will be a combination of niche/specialist shows presented by students and members of the community.

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Don't forget - let me know how you'll be treating/remembering your mother tomorrow. Why not drop me an email? liam@nnbc.co.uk

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Loved it!

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Spice Girls - Mama

Join Liam from 2 this afternoon for a host of 'mother' themed tracks and artists. Also on the show will be our regular 'Guess the Year', along with our Single of the Week. Our single this week is ... See more

Music video by Spice Girls performing Mama.

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