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Six-try Wanderers storm into A League final

The Wanderers booked their place in next week’s Aviva A League final with a 49-31 win against Saracens Storm at Franklin’s Gardens.

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Abington Park, Northampton

Friends of Abington Park bring vandal-hit sensory garden back to life in Northampton

A new sensory garden created by the Friends of Abington Park will officially open later this month.

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STRIKE DUO: Marc Richards and Alex Revell have scored 23 goals between them this season

Revell urges Cobblers to learn from mistakes and up their game after disappointing campaign

Once the dust settles and the disappointment fades, there is a lot Northampton can take from their first season back in League One. Indeed, as Alex Revell suggests, if they can learn from their mistakes and improve in key areas, they’ll most certainly be better for it next time around.

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Clarence the Dragon is just one part of Northampton Town's community programme

Cobblers coaches train Northampton school children for EFL community day

Coaches from Northampton Town will be running workshops with school children to mark the English Football League's Community Day of Action.

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Follow the path of F1 legends at annual charity cycle ride for NorPIP charity around Silverstone circuit

Team GB cyclist Emily Kay will be joining more than 300 fund-raisers at the annual Northamptonshire Parent Infant Partnership charity bike ride this weekend.

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Where and when the chemists will be open in Northamptonshire on Bank Holiday Monday

Chemist opening hours for the forthcoming May Bank Holiday Monday have been released by the NHS in Northamptonshire.

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Saffron owner Naz Islam with Mohammad and Northampton College principal Pat Brennan-Barrett

Ex-student flies the curry flag for Northampton in bid to win 'pinnacle of any chef's career'

A former Northampton College catering student will have the chance to represent the town in the Houses of Parliament having been put forward to defend Saffron’s crown in the 2017 Tiffin Cup.

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John-Joe O'Toole was named the Chronicle & Echo Cobblers supporters' player of the year last seasaon (PIcture: Pete Norton)

Time running out to vote for your Cobblers player of the year

Time is quickly running out for Cobblers supporters to choose their Chronicle & Echo player of the year for the 2016/17 season.

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What does Northamptonshire mean to you...and can you capture it in a photograph?

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is appealing for people to take photographs of our beautiful county.

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Kids’ play area in Northampton park deliberately damaged for third time

Kids’ play area in Northampton park deliberately damaged for third time

A children’s play area in Northampton has been vandalised for the third time with offenders causing £1,000 worth of damage.

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The junction of Watermeadow Drive and Crestwood Road

Teenage boy kicks woman in Northampton while trying to steal her handbag

A teenage boy kicked a woman while attempting to take her handbag before running off empty-handed.

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The Fox & Hounds was robbed on Sunday.

Northampton pub robbed by pair armed with hammers

Two men wielding hammers ordered staff to open tills and a safe at a pub in Northampton.
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Gaming equipment and games stolen in Kettering burglary

Gaming equipment and games were stolen in a burglary at a Kettering house.

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Thieves steal from shipping containers in Corby

Thieves steal from shipping containers in Corby

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at Corby Garden Machinery in St James Road, Corby.

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Corby bookies robbed by man wearing motorcycle helmet

A bookmakers in Corby was robbed by a man who stole cash before making off as a pillion passenger on a motorbike.

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Charity collection bag destroyed in Corby fire

Charity collection bag destroyed in Corby fire

Police in Corby are appealing for witnesses after a fence was set alight at the weekend.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Cyclist left with broken ribs after swerving to avoid car in Northants countryside

A cyclist suffered broken ribs following an incident involving a car which failed to stop.

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Could Woolworths be set to return to Northampton after former boss makes admission?

Could Woolworths be set to return to Northampton after former boss makes admission?

Retailer collapsed in 2008 after racking up debts of £400m but former boss plans to resurrect brand.

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MP David Mackintosh may have to with the approval of a majority of more than 100 Conservative party members if he is to run again as an MP.

Crucial meeting to decide whether David Mackintosh remains an MP will take place at Sixfields

A senior Conservative has claimed the decision to decide MP David Mackintosh's election candidacy during a meeting at Sixfields Stadium was not a vindictive ploy.
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Man suffers fractured eye socket in Kettering assault

Police are appealing for the public’s help after a man suffered a fractured eye socket in an attack in Kettering.

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