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McMahon stunner enough for Bradford as they edge past battling Cobblers at Sixfields

A controversial first-half free-kick was enough for Bradford City to come away from Sixfields with all three points on Saturday as the Cobblers were beaten 1-0 after a hard-fought, evenly-contested affair.
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Mumu in St Giles Street is every bit as fun as a certain American burger bar chain. Plus it has cocktails.

REVIEW: Mumu could be the pick of of the umami army in Northampton

For those who like their fries skin-on, their burgers brioche-bunned and their shakes 'pimped' read on. Mumu is the gut-busting hideout hipsters are craving for.
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FARMING MATTERS: Looking into the future with robots

Technology is a massive part of all our lives, with many jobs already done by robots,and farming is no different.

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Data shows nearly half the collisions recorded involved vehicles attempting to negotiate the central reservation gaps.

Northamptonshire council report highlights A43 safety concerns

Safety improvements, including closures of dangerous junctions on the A43, have been highlighted in a report by South Northamptonshire Council (SNC).

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The court heard how Croxson turned to his companion and pushed him to the ground.

Prison for man who street drinker who punched friend unconscious in Northampton town centre

A "street drinker" who punched and headbutted his friend to the floor in the streets of Northampton town centre has been jailed.
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Cobblers defender Taylor relishing Bradford City challenge

Ash Taylor is relishing the challenge of taking on promotion-chasing Bradford City at Sixfields on Saturday (ko 3pm).

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Councillor Andy Mercer's suggestion the plight of private sector workers was more important than allowing public sector staff an extra holiday abroad a year drew gasps at County Hall.

Tory's 'Mediterranean holiday' jibe at public sector workers in Northamptonshire slammed by opposition and unions

A Tory councillor who suggested public sector workers would spend a payrise on an "extra holiday in the Mediterranean a year" was branded as out-of-touch by opposition members.
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Appeal for missing Northampton man, 24, to make contact

Appeal for missing Northampton man, 24, to make contact

Police are appealing for a missing man to make contact with them.

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Alex Revell celebrates after firing the Cobblers ahead against Bradford last season, only for the Bantams to fight back and win 2-1 to do the double over Town

James Heneghan’s Northampton Town v Bradford City preview

Fixture: Northampton Town v Bradford City, Sky Bet League One

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Northampton school warns parents to remain vigilant after reports of a suspicious man waiting nearby

A Northampton school has received reports of a man waiting close to the school and staring at a child.
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Former employees, site members and Oakdale Care Group staff toured the building site before bedding the last roof tile at Timken Grange.

Former employees join care home 'topping out' ceremony at former British Timken site

Former British Timken workers helped place the last roof tile on a new care home set to open on the site of the Northampton factory next year
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Steven Johnston was freed from prison in 2006 after he was framed for the murder of a friend.

Man framed for murder of his friend in 1995 found dead in a Northampton flat

A Scotsman who spent 10 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted for murdering a friend has been found dead in a flat in Northampton.
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'Young at heart' Northampton headteacher today celebrates 60th birthday

'Young at heart' Northampton headteacher today celebrates 60th birthday

Headteacher, Gail Barnshaw of Hunsbury Park Primary School is today celebrating her 60th birthday.
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David Ripley was delighted as Northants wrapped up the win against Nottinghamshire (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley hails Northants for beating 'best squad in the league'

Northants head coach David Ripley praised his players for their superb victory against 'the best squad in the league'.

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Piers Francis has been named in England's training squad (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints trio to take part in England training camp

Three Saints players will travel to Oxford for an England training camp that begins on Sunday.

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Saints will look to make it three successive wins this weekend (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

London Irish v Northampton Saints: Tom Vickers' match preview

Fixture: London Irish v Northampton Saints

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Sam Dickinson will start against London Irish on Sunday (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Dickinson gets second chance at Saints as he starts against London Irish

Sam Dickinson is set to make his first Saints appearance since returning to the club this summer.

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On the up: Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink wants his team to continue their recent improvement against Bradford on Saturday.

Boss Hasselbaink wants ‘work-in-progress’ Cobblers to relish tough Bradford test

Cobblers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has challenged his side to continue their recent improvement under his guidance this weekend when they face another formidable test as Bradford City visit Sixfields.

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Police are warning publicans to keep their premises secure after revealing 22 venues have been hit over the past five weeks.

Fruit machine bandits have raided 22 Northamptonshire pubs in just five weeks

Pub owners across Northamptonshire are being urged to step up security after 22 nightspots were raided in just over a month.

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Lenders are adviser it is prime-time for first-time buyers to get on the ladder

Boom time to buy in Northamptonshire for first-time buyers

London buy-to-let investors’ grip on the Northamptonshire housing market is being loosened at last, giving local first-time buyers a chance to get on the ladder.

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