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2017 property crash would see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around 3 per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally bursts, almost a decade on from the last market crash

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Children are working longer hours than their parents, study shows. Photos: Center Parcs

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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The Canal and Rivers Trusts is looking for lock keepers

Lock keepers wanted on canals around Daventry

Volunteers are being sought to take up the iconic waterways role of lock keeper

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Catering students at Northampton College

Go, go, go! Northampton College catering students take pole position with Silverstone Circuit deal

Catering students from Northampton College will be given the chance to cook at one of the biggest hospitality venues in the country as part of a new partnership with Silverstone Circuits.

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The survey was carried out by National Express

Northampton fourth in UK for highest number of bus passengers, says report

Northampton is the fourth most popular town for coach travellers, according to new research by National Express.

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London Midland faces a strike ballot among its conductors

London Midland staff ballot for strike action in dispute over security guards

Train conductors on London Midland, which runs trains through Northampton and Long Buckby, are being balloted on strike action.

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A lane on Red House Rd dual carriageway was closed, causing traffic to back-up for over an hour every morning.

Northampton commuters who pass industrial estate may see end to roadworks delays by tomorrow

Roadworks on Red House Road near Moulton Park that are causing 'chaos' for commuters may disappear within 24 hours, a water company says.
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WATCH: From twerking builders to Scottish football fans: 10 most complained-about adverts in 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority has released the 10 most complained-about adverts from last year.

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A6 closed in both directions after bridge inspection

A6 closed in both directions after bridge inspection

A section of the A6 between Rothwell and Desborough will remain closed until Monday (January 23) at the earliest.

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Disney recall

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.

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Chris Byrne, debt manager at the Community Law Service, says too many people bury their heads in the sand in response to debt problems.

Northampton charity: "Ask for help before debt problems get too much."

A sharp rise in household debt over 2016 has prompted a Northampton charity to ask that people seek advice on their bills sooner rather than later.

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A decadent sandwich shop opens its doors to residents in Northampton thanks to council business grant

Decadent sandwich shop opens its doors to residents in Northampton thanks to business grant

Sandwich-loving workers in Northampton are now able to have their ideal lunchtime pack-up following the launch of a new eatery in Northampton.
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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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The advert posted by the company in London

Naked cleaners wanted by firm to clean houses in Northampton for up to £65 an hour

Naked cleaners are being sought by a business to clean houses in Northampton for £65 an hour - on condition they do it in the nude.
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The off-peak traffic lights will be in place from January 23

Off-peak traffic lights planned as part of A43 improvements between Northampton and Kettering

Off-peak traffic lights will be in place in the coming weeks as work continues on phase two of the A43 improvement works between Northampton and Kettering.

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Spratton Sands bridge is due to be repaired, though the work is expected to take six weeks.

Busy route in Northamptonshire to face round-the-clock closure for six weeks

Repairs to a damaged bridge on the A5199 between the villages of Spratton and Chapel Brampton will start later this month, leaving the road closed for six weeks.
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Producer Andy Johnson, pictured with presenter Mark Simons

Pop stars of the past feature in new Retro Charts on 106.9 NNBC radio show

A new community radio station in Northampton is taking listeners back in time with Retro Charts, first launched on social media.

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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has paid off 1 million of the 1.9 million it owes to Northamptonshire County Council

County cricket club pays off £1 million of debt to Northamptonshire council thanks to unexpected windfall

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has paid off more than half of its £1.9 million loan to the county council, the club has announced.

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An artist's impression of the new homes being built in Earls Barton by housing developer, David Wilson Homes

New homes come with £2.4 million investment pledge by housing developer in Northamptonshire

A housing developer has pledged to invest more than £2.4 million into a Northamptonshire village including money for education, health and sports facilities.

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