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M1 disruption continuing following two-lorry crash and oil spill

Two lanes are closed on the M1 after an accident near Kilsby earlier this morning.

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A45 closed near Raunds after accident

The A45 is currently closed in both directions at Raunds after a collision between a car and a lorry.

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A Bell and Co Limited has big plans for its two-and-a-half acre site in Kingsthorpe Road.

Northampton fireplace showroom plans to add 130-seat Italian restaurant to cafe, cookshop and art gallery

A Northampton fireplace showroom is looking to become a "retail destination" by adding a 130-seater Italian restaurant to its outlet in Kingsthorpe.
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SPEND A TENNER CAMPAIGN: Help out local businesses this Christmas by spending your cash in Northampton

SPEND A TENNER CAMPAIGN: Help out local businesses this Christmas by spending your cash in Northampton

The Chronicle & Echo is this week launching our Spend A Tenner campaign to support independent traders in Northampton.

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The George and Dragon pub in Raunds

Raunds pub licence suspended for a month

Members of a licensing panel were unanimous in their decision to suspend a pub’s licence for a month.

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The Studio: Kettering: Karthik Nagesan opened by Apprentice star from Kettering.  The Studio is a shop run by Wren Spinney and Isebrook Schools to provide real life work experience for the students.  Karthik with students from Wren Spinney and Isebrook Schools and staff members Joy Ward (Wren Spinney), Denise Tenney (Isebrook) and Annie Annette (Wren Spinney) Saturday December 3rd 2016 NNL-160312-231201009

Apprentice star Karthik could go into business with Kettering special needs school students

Apprentice star Karthik Nagesan could go into business with students from two Kettering special schools after launching a Christmas venture at the weekend.

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Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket giant issues recall on their Butcher’s selection garlic and herb thin cut beef sizzle steak.

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David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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The official opening of the revamped Co-Op store in Moulton

New-look Northampton store back open after £322,000 revamp

A new-look Co-Op store in Northampton has been officially re-opened after a £322,000 makeover.

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The Church Restaurant, Northampton

Northampton restaurant features in PETA campaign for the best vegan Christmas menus

A restaurant in Northampton has featured in the top 12 best vegan Christmas dinners in a survey by PETA.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers dont disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo

Should I disclose my mental health issues to my employer?

One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers don’t disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo.

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The tiara was only expected to raise 30,000-40,000 but bested its lowest estimates by 40,000 at the Cheffins November Fine Art sale in Cambridge on Wednesday.

Diamond tiara presented by the sixth Earl Spencer in 1914 to his sells at auction for £70,000

An Edwardian diamond tiara given to the great aunt of the late Princess of Wales on her wedding day has been sold for a whopping £70,000.

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Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

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Hundreds of people have supported the Christmas toy collection by Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins thanks the people of Northampton for support Christmas toy collection

Hundreds of people, many of whom included Northampton Saints supporters, who generously donated toys for the Big Christmas Toy Collection are being thanked by Travis Perkins bosses.

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The appeal has been dismissed

Appeal over plans for more than 100 new houses in Wellingborough dismissed

A council’s decision to refuse plans for more than 100 new houses has been upheld.

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Some of the business owners who oppose the BID levy

Unpaid levy case involving 106 Northampton businesses adjourned as there were too many defendants to deal with

Business owners from across Northampton were left disappointed when their case against the Business Improvement District charge was put back until next year.

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Millennium Pizza and Kebab house in Abington Square will have to stay closed for four weeks after breaching its licence.

Late night pizza and kebab house in Northampton has licence suspended for staying open until 6am

A pizza and kebab takeaway in Northampton threatened with closure by police for staying open well past its serving hours will have to shut for four weeks as punishment.

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George Osbourne and Michael Ellis Visiting Hawes Signs, Moulton Park. ENGNNL00120130407181206

Once world-renowned Northamptonshire firm Hawes Signs ‘will be no more’ from next week

A Northamptonshire sign-making company with roots stretching back 150 years, will cease operations on Monday, sources have confirmed.

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Helen Barber

Hair salon expands in Northampton thanks to business grant

A new state-of-the-art salon is opening in Northampton on Small Business Saturday thanks to a business incentive grant.

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