Waller apologises to Saints supporters for 'dreadful' display

Alex Waller apologised to the Saints supporters after Sunday's 'dreadful' defeat at Kingston Park.

The Saints coaches saw their team slide to defeat at Kingston Park (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Mallinder rues Saints' lack of defensive desire after big Newcastle defeat

Jim Mallinder was left to rue Saints' lack of defensive desire as they shipped seven tries in a 46-31 defeat at Newcastle Falcons.

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Jamie Gibson scored for Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Second-half horror show sees Saints flayed by Falcons

Saints endured a second-half shocker as they slumped to a sobering 46-31 defeat to Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park.
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THAT MAN AGAIN: John-Joe O'Toole scored in four straight league matches for the first time in his career. Pictures: Sharon Lucey

Southend United 2 Northampton Town 2 – match review, player ratings and highlights

Such has been the swift progress made by Justin Edinburgh at Northampton that this gutsy away performance and hard-earned point came to the surprise of very few.

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Southend boss Phil Brown celebrates Southend's opener. Picture by Sharon Lucey

Opposition view: Key refereeing decision frustrates Brown after ‘two points dropped’ in Cobblers draw

A key decision made by referee John Brooks bore the brunt of Phil Brown’s frustration after the Southend United manager rued ‘two points dropped’ following their 2-2 draw with Northampton Town on Saturday.

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Dorian West (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Saints coach West won’t make excuses ahead of Newcastle clash

When it comes to teams you want to face during an international period, Newcastle Falcons would be close to the bottom of the list.

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NHS IN CRISIS: GP numbers in England heading for a ‘cliff edge’

NHS IN CRISIS: GP numbers in England heading for a ‘cliff edge’

GP numbers are heading for a ‘cliff edge’ as almost 40 per cent approach retirement in the next few years, it has been warned.

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Action from Saturday's game. Picture by Sharon Lucey

VOTE: Who was your Cobblers man of the match against Southend?

Vote for your Cobblers star man here following their 2-2 at Southend United on Saturday.

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GOOD POINT: Justin Edinburgh was delighted to take a point from Roots Hall. Picture by Sharon Lucey

Satisfied Edinburgh salutes ‘best point yet’ after Cobblers hold Shrimpers

Cobblers boss Justin Edinburgh described his side’s hard-fought 2-2 draw at Southend United as the ‘best point’ they’ve earned since he took charge of the club last month.

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GREAT FINISH: Cobblers celebrate Marc Richards' excellent goal at Southend. Pictures: Sharon Lucey

O’Toole nets again as battling Cobblers deny Southend to chalk up precious away point

Cobblers picked up an important away point on Saturday when they held play-off chasing Southend United to a 2-2 draw after a battling performance in an entertaining game at Roots Hall.

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Ethan Waller and Alex Waller

Prop Alex sad to see sibling Ethan exiting Saints

Not so long ago, it seemed like the Saints No.1 shirt would be emblazoned with the Waller name for many years to come.

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Flowers at the scene of the incident.

BREAKING: Four charged with murder of Liam Hunt

Four people are set to appear at Wellingborough Magistrates’ Court this morning, charged with the murder of 17-year-old Liam Hunt.

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Man arrested on suspicion of arson after Northampton blaze

Man arrested on suspicion of arson after Northampton blaze

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a flat fire in Northampton.

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Sugar beet

FARMING MATTERS: Sweet future for sugar beet growers

Sugar is not the first thing that comes to mind when people talk about farming. More usually we think of cattle and sheep and if considering arable crops, wheat and barley.

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Arthur Brumhill was beaten to death in Paul Denton Pet and Garden Supplies in 1992. Yorkshire man Stuart Jenkins, a former employee of the shop, stands accused of the murder.

ARTHUR BRUMHILL TRIAL: Two other Northampton pet shop workers had been taking money from the till at time of murder, court told

A trial in which a 76-year-old man was murdered in a "robbery" at the store has heard how two other members of staff were stealing money from the till.


NHS IN CRISIS: Health service must not rely on ‘nursing on the cheap’

The NHS must not be forced to rely on ‘nursing on the cheap’ as vacancies of fully-qualified staff mount and trainees on cheaper and quicker courses are brought in, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

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Bella the MYO Streetfood van

Refreshments now arriving at Long Buckby Station

Long Buckby Station is finally set to get an upgrade – with a hot food and drink service set to start.

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Northamptonshire is a test bed for new nursing assistants - but a national organisation says the new positions should not be used to reduce nurses.

Great NHS Gamble: Northampton trial scheme cannot become excuse for ‘nursing on the cheap’

Northamptonshire’s NHS may soon be forced to rely on “nursing on the cheap” as vacancies of qualified staff mount and trainees on cheaper and quicker courses are hired, the Royal College of Nursing has warned.

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The view from the pensioner's window has been blocked by the van for over a month.

Delivery firm’s van blocks Northampton pensioner's window...and has not moved for a MONTH

A Northampton pensioner's flat window has been blocked by a FedEx van for five weeks...and it’s only now the company says it will look into it.

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Marianne with her two-bar heater, which was all she had to heat her flat all winter.

Pensioners at Northampton care home have been without heating for four months

Pensioners living in a Northampton care home have been without heating for four months.

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