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Scans reveal O’Toole injury not serious, but midfielder a doubt for Bury date

Scans have revealed the ankle injury suffered by John-Joe O’Toole last weekend is not serious - but the midfielder is still a doubt for Saturday’s Sky Bet Legaue One date with Bury at Sixfields.

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Mason Phiri

Two men found guilty of firearms offences after teenager shot at in Wellingborough

Two men have been found guilty of possessing a firearm with intent to endanger life.

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Cobblers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

Hasselbaink says hard work the only answer for Cobblers

Boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink says hard work is the only answer to the Cobblers getting themselves out of their current mini slump.

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A protest group gathered outside county hall to support "option four".

'Option four' motion to spare Northamptonshire's libraries from cuts rejected by county council

Councillors have rejected a bid to offer a "spare Northamptonshire's libraries" option to the public as part of a proposal to cut £10million from services.

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Sol Central's car park has been selected by many of the county council's staff

Sol Central customers in Northampton vexed after council staff 'fill our car park every day'

Gym users and others at a Northampton town centre entertainment complex are often unable to use its car park because of county council staff taking all the spaces.
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An amnesty will be held tomorrow evening where members of the public can hand in weapons, with no further questions from police.

Weapons amnesty to be held in Northampton following shooting

Northamptonshire Police is holding a knife and weapons amnesty event in Northampton tomorrow, following a shooting last week.
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Former leukaemia sufferer shortlisted for award after supporting poorly patients on online forum

A Northampton construction project manager, has been shortlisted for a national award for his work as an online community champion supporting blood cancer patients.
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'Northamptonshire County Council is at a crossroads' says campaigners.

'This is the worst council in the country': Campaigners slam Northamptonshire County Council amidst proposals to cut £9.6m to libraries

The fight has been ramped up against the Conservative party in charge of Northamptonshire County Council as campaigners took to county hall to fight for their beloved local libraries.
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Northampton High Street

What is Black Friday and who has promotions in Northampton?

The US custom is very much a fixture in the UK calendar now but which Northampton stores are taking part in this year’s Black Friday sales on November 24th?

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Leader of the council Heather Smith says the public "understands" the cuts her cabinet are proposing.

"The public understands": Cabinet defends proposed cuts to Northamptonshire's services amidst calls to resign

The leader of Northamptonshire County Council Heather Smith has responded to a call for her and her cabinet to resign over a slew of proposed cuts to services by saying "the public understands the position we are in".
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Ahsee Tuala starts for Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints trio on England bench as Tuala starts for Samoa

Saints' three England stars will start on the bench in Saturday's game against Samoa at Twickenham (kick-off 3pm).

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Northampton petrolheads lap up 'Roadkill' at special event

Petrolheads from all over the UK and Europe came to Northampton on Sunday (November 19) to meet the stars from YouTube sensation "Roadkill" and a few other famous faces.
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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

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Anyone with information about the incident should call Northamptonshire Police on 101, stating incident number 17000499254.

Hooded man smashes house windows and windscreens before running off in Northampton

A man used a metal object to smash three windows to a house and three windscreens before running away in Northampton.
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Ashes column: Men behaving badly

If it hadn’t been for Kerry Packer, World Series Cricket and the smartphone, England’s Ben Stokes might well be out in Australia defending the Ashes, this winter, rather than waiting at home to see if he’ll be charged with actual bodily harm, after that brawl in Bristol, last September.

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Martin Smith stars in the video with his daughter, Emily

WATCH: Northampton dad stars in touching video to promote Cystic Fibrosis Trust's Christmas appeal

A dad from Northampton and his daughter are fronting the Christmas campaign for a national charity.

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This Friday will see many deals online and in the high street

Black Friday in Northampton: Your guide to the best deals

With the big shopping bonanza just around the corner, it's hard to not start looking for the best deals.

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Alan Pardew.

RUMOUR MILL: Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone’s representatives contact Everton to express his interest in vacant manager’s position | Liverpool contact PSG over loan move for Julian Draxler | Arsenal could snap up Inter Milan’s Joao Mario for £26m

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone’s representatives have contacted Everton to express his interest in the vacant manager’s position and the rest of today’s gossip.

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Cobblers defender Leon Barnett

Defender Barnett says Cobblers have to stay positive ahead of Bury showdown

Central defender Leon Barnett admits that confidence in the Cobblers camp has been hit by their current three-match losing streak.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Severe delays on the A45 in Northamptonshire after four-vehicle crash

Drivers are being warned of severe delays on the A45 in Northamptonshire this morning after a four-vehicle accident.

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