Champion Cobblers to get victory parade

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Champion Cobblers to get victory parade

Northampton Town are to get a victory parade to celebrate becoming League Two champions.

The event, a week on Sunday, is being hosted by the Borough Council.

The parade will set off from Sixfields at 4pm, head down the Weedon Road, past the railway station, up into Marefair and across Horsemarket and into Gold Street and Mercer’s Row performing a lap of All Saints before moving up the Drapery.

The buses will perform two laps of the Market Square before pausing outside Starbucks for speeches before moving on past All Saints again and into George Row and then St Giles Square before heading into the Guildhall for a civic reception in honour of the club’s achievements this season.

Thousands of supporters are expected to line the route, with road closures in place that afternoon to allow the parade to take place.

The closures will include no parking all day in Mercer s Row, George Row and Wood Hill; there will be no vehicular access to St Giles Square between 3.30pm and 6.30pm and Bridge Street will be closed to all vehicles except buses from 3.30pm-6.30pm.

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