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Discovery of ‘human waste’ contamination in cans at Coca-Cola plant sparks investigation

Coca-Cola and the PSNI have launched an investigation after a shipment of drinks cans at the company’s Lisburn plant were found to have been contaminated with what workers are speculating could be human waste, according to reports this week.

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The Conservatory Room cafe is set to open at Delapre Abbey next week.

Northampton abbey set to open doors of new conservatory café

A Northampton landmark undergoing a multi-million pound renovation will see a cafe return to its grounds from next week.

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Natwest is to close its branch at St James Retail Park after a fall in the number of people using it.

Natwest will shut Northampton branch as part of 158 closures nationwide

Banking giants Natwest are set to close a Northampton outlet because of a rise in people using its online services.
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Children from Upton Meadow Primary School at the naming ceremony for the new Foxfields retirement development.

Children name new Northampton retirement village after foxy school ground visitor

A £15m retirement housing development has been named by pupils from a Northampton school.

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Recovery work is now underway on a stretch of a Northamptonshire motorway after reports of a lorry engine failure.

Recovery work is now underway on stretch of Northamptonshire motorway after lorry engine failure

Severe delays of half-an-hour have been reported this morning after one lane has been closed on a Northamptonshire motorway following a lorry with a over-heated engine.
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Paul Griffiths, chief executive of Northamptonshire Chamber

Northants businesses issue plea in wake of Article 50 being triggered

The county’s chamber of commerce has called for an end to political posturing over Brexit, on the day the UK formally notifies the EU of its intention to leave.

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Two vehicles have been involved in a road traffic collision in Royal Terrace.

Northampton road shut by police following two vehicle collision near primary school

A road has been closed near a Northampton primary school this afternoon after Northants Fire & Rescue were called to a road traffic collision following an oil spill.
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Fireworks and 3D projections lighting up the lift tower. NNL-170328-095535009

‘It’s time to take the ‘no’ out of Northampton’ says man leading county’s tourism campaign after launch event

Fireworks lit up the skies in Northampton last night as the county’s tourism campaign started with a bang.

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Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Motorists should expect traffic backlog and delays around a Northampton industrial estate this morning

TRAFFIC NEWS: Traffic backlog and delays around Northampton industrial estate

Commuters should expect delays of more than 20 minutes this morning surrounding a Northampton industrial estate.

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Minted: the new design incorporates the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock (Photo: Royal Mint)

All change as new £1 coin poised to enter circulation – but companies unprepared

It will be all change in Britain on Tuesday when the new £1 coin enters circulation but millions of commuters could be left facing fresh chaos as it emerged 11 out of 18 rail providers had not upgraded their machines and would be unable to accept the new tender.

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33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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The National Lift Tower is set to be lit up with 3D projections tonight as part of the county's new tourism campaign.

BREAKING NEWS: Northampton's lift tower will be lit up with 3D projections in 'spectacular' tourism launch

Fireworks and 3D projections to are set to light up the skies around Northampton's most iconic building tonight as the county launches its tourism campaign with a bang.

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Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Clothing giant Primark has recalled a line of children’s clothing over safety fears.

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Product warning

Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard.

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Officers have closed a Northamptonshire road in both directions following a serious collision

Officers close Northamptonshire road in both directions following serious collision

Motorists have been advised to plan ahead and allow plenty of time for extra journeys this afternoon following a serious incident on a Northamptonshire road.
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Motorists should steer clear of certain routes around Northampton town centre this afternoon

TRAFFIC NEWS: Severe delays and congestion in Northampton

Motorists are being advised to re-route this afternoon following severe traffic backlog around Northampton town centre.
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Laura Ducens says she wants to help small businesses in her local area.

HR company for small businesses set up in Northampton

A new HR company has been set up in Northampton for small and medium-sized businesses.
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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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Police have stopped all traffic.

Broken-down car on M1 exit ramp causes three mile traffic queues outside Northampton

Traffic has slowed to a crawl on the M1 near Northampton after a car broke down on an exit ramp.

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