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Blocks in the attic - are you sitting under a hidden Lego fortune?

Could your kids be playing with a hidden fortune? According to new data, households across the UK could contain more than £50 million worth of highly-collectable LEGO.

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We dare you to tell Abigail he has a girls name

Console Corner: Lull filled with exciting news

As we head into a bit of a video game lull until things start to heat up in September let’s take a look at some interesting bits of gaming news doing the rounds at the moment.

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Zapato Lounge, in Northampton market square, opened last year.

DINING OUT: Zapato Lounge's tasty but hectic gallery of food tries to be everything at once

Top marks for consistency at least to Zapato Lounge. The Chron has enjoyed brunch, lunch and evening tapas at this vibrant but hectic restaurant in Northampton's market square. All three visits were warm, welcoming and engaging. But heading out the door, you might feel dazed and, worse yet, hungry.
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The Manpower recruitment agency office in Derngate could become a bar and restaurant.

Plans put forward for bar and restaurant with outdoor courtyard near Northampton theatre

A new bar and restaurant could open in Northampton near to the Royal & Derngate Theatre.

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The luxury Rocky Mountaineer train operates in western Canada.

Travel: Riding the Rocky Mountaineer in western Canada

A journey on the Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train service that operates on four routes in western Canada, offers a comfortable way viewing landscape and wildlife, plus insights into the important role played by the railway in the country’s history.

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Abington Park Museum

Foodie fun in Northampton

More than 30 food and drink producers from across the region are set to sell their wares at a Summer Food Fair at Abington Park Museum.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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Micro Machines World Series is out now

Console Corner: Micro Machines World Series review

Good things come in small packages.

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Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Women feel more betrayed by ‘emotional’ rather than ‘sexual’ infidelity when they catch a cheating partner on Facebook, according to new research.

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Kids born to smoking mums more anti-social

Kids born to smoking mums more anti-social

Kids born to mums who smoke are more likely to be an antisocial teen and their loutish behaviour increases the more their mums puff away.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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The team of 185 Watling Street celebrate their place in the finals.

Cheers! Northamptonshire pub faces one more round of judging in bid to win national award

A Northamptonshire pub has been shortlisted as a national finalist in the Great British Pub Awards 2017.
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The girls at the Cramden Nursery with their award-winning flowers.

Award-winning flowers plant Northampton nursery on national gardening show

A Northampton flower nursery will feature on the prime time BBC Two programme Gardeners' World this summer.

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HF Holiday's Monk Coniston is a golden winner.

Travel: Gold award for British holiday company

HF Holidays has a proud history spanning over 100 years and throughout that time it has had to move with the times. After a century of changes, the ethos at the heart of its holidays is still the same – beautiful locations, great leaders and pleasant sociable evenings.

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A picture from the previous MK FEAST

Food and drink fun for all in Milton Keynes

One of the biggest food events in the area returns to Milton Keynes on Sunday July 16.

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Work is now underway on the Sixfields Bella Italia site.

Italian restaurant to reopen in Northampton following £250,000 revamp

A popular Italian restaurant, temporarily closed due to major external works to the car park, will reopen this summer after a refurbishment costing £250,000.
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Kodi

Kodi reveals why customers now mistakenly think their box “no longer works”

Kodi has told customers complaining that their box “no longer works” that a number of websites have now shut down their services.

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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy

Console Corner: Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy review

A remaster that will not Crash and burn.

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