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London Marathon

Well Done Justine for completing the London Marathon.

If you would like to support Justine her fundraising page is:


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Children’s commissioner praises Home-Start

1 October 2015
The children’s commissioner for England has said that Home-Start makes a significant improvement to people’s parenting ability, and helps them to access services.
In a new report into tackling poverty in the early years the commissioner, Anne Longfield, said their research “shows that with the support of a Home-Start volunteer families experience a significant increase [...]

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My Brilliant Moment

Local Home-Starts across the UK are supporting 29,170 families, giving parents the support they need to gain confidence and overcome problems.
Now, Home-Starts in Wyre Forest, Sutton and Meon Valley have been featured in a special Home-Start edition of the Community Channel’s ‘My Brilliant Moment’ series.
And what could be more brilliant than Home-Start?

To watch the video [...]

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Raising money while you shop online

An easy way to help raise money for Home-Start is to do your online shopping via the easyfundraising website.  You can shop with over 2,000 well known stores and even book flights and holidays and each retailer will donate up to 15% of what you spend. For example, John Lewis will donate 1%, Amazon 2.5%, The Body [...]

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Course of Preparation for new volunteers

Are you a parent, grandparent, foster parent, step parent who would be interested in attending our next Course of Preparation? We don’t need Super Nannies, we just need parents who remember what it was like when their children were little – sleepless nights, teething, the tears and tantrums, being at the end of their tether [...]

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Family Events

In December 2015 we had our family Christmas Party at Abington Avenue Reformed Church.  The children were entertained by Silly Soapy and had a visit from Father Christmas with his sack of toys.  Thank you to everyone who donated gifts and to our volunteers who helped wrap the presents and organise the day.

In August we [...]

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Circus Starr

Circus Starr was back in Northampton on 17 May 2016 at Billing Aquadrome. Tickets were offered to the families supported by Home-Start and we are grateful to the businesses who donate to this event.  

Circus Starr is an all human touring circus which raises much needed funds for community charities from the sale of tickets [...]

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Dates for Your Diary

06.10.2016 Home-Start Northampton AGM

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