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VIDEO: Astonishing never-seen-before World War Two photos

These astonishing never-seen-before photos snapped a year after VE Day show the apocalyptic devastation across post-war Germany.

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School Days photo special: Kingsthorpe Middle School

Looking through the Chronicle & Echo archive, we came across some excellent photos taken for news stories and features in the 1980s and 1990s that make us feel all nostalgic.

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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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A wartime display at the County Ground in Northampton

Revealed: Secrets of ‘Dad’s Army’ of Northants

Next year sees the 50th anniversary of Dad’s Army, one of the most popular TV sitcoms ever made.

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NOSTALGIA: Right Royal welcome for Queen Jane

NOSTALGIA: Right Royal welcome for Queen Jane

Flore House was the setting for the crowning of the village’s 74th May queen, more than 40 years ago.

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Try our Easter quiz of Northamptonshire nostalgia pictures

Try our Easter quiz of Northamptonshire nostalgia pictures

We have dived into our archive and unearthed eight Easter-themed photos taken all over Northamptonshire.

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The Flying Scotsman pictured in Wellingborough last year.

Flying Scotsman to steam through Northampton today... and here's where you can see it

The world's most famous steam engine is set to speed through Northampton today.

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Bakers at work in an Oliver Adams bakery

Oliver Adams: A look back through our archives

We take a look back at the history and coverage we have affforded the bakery over the years.

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Pictures by Alison Bagley

Celebrating the iconic Dr. Martens brand

This brand may have been born in Germany, but it was made famous in Wollaston.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Stately home near Kettering to restore avenue of trees

Stately home near Kettering to restore avenue of trees

One of England’s finest avenues of trees – the Broad Walk Lime Tree Avenue at Boughton House – is about to be restored.

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Remember when children used to play outdoors?

10 best outdoor games we used to play that our kids have never heard of

Kids of the 70s, 80s and 90s will remember them well with a nostalgic tear in their eye but here are 10 great outdoor games we used to play that our children have probably never heard of.

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Northamptonshire village steps back in time for 1940s weekend

Northamptonshire village steps back in time for 1940s weekend

Visitors to Stoke Bruerne stepped back in time to the 1940s at the weekend.

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The former Savoy cinema in Kettering in 2008

The Savoy cinema in Kettering: ‘A place of work, entertainment and gross stupidity’

Former Northamptonshire madcap inventor John Ward is writing his memoirs and has been recalling his time working at the Savoy cinema in Kettering.

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The Flying Scotsman in Wellingborough earlier this month

The Flying Scotsman set to steam through Northamptonshire again this morning

Anyone who missed the Flying Scotsman when it steamed through the county earlier this month has another chance to catch the train when it returns today.

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Janet Lambert, Patricia Gatehouse, Terry Stanley and John Gatehouse with Bernard Smith's plaque at KGH

Former shoe worker leaves legacy of more than £230,000 to Kettering Hospital

A former Kettering shoe worker has left almost a quarter of a million pounds to Kettering General Hospital as a thank you for the many years of care his wife received for rheumatoid arthritis.

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Warrior treasures from Wollaston

Major new UK exhibition to feature rare warrior treasure finds from Northamptonshire

A major new UK exhibition will be featuring rare warrior treasure finds from Northamptonshire and a new sculpture from Brackley-based Stuart Makin . . .

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Aynho Apricots

DAVID SAINT: Remarkable tradition of rare Northamptonshire fruit

I see that our local celebrity cleric is soon to become a celebrity chef, although he admits he’s no Escoffier!

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Jim Dale as the circus showman PT Barnum NNL-151102-095822001

DAVID SAINT: Northampton’s circus scam led to nation’s first police car chase

It was an ordinary, quiet spring day, April 17, 1899, to be precise, and the good folk of Jimmy’s End in Northampton were going about their usual daily business.

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