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Volvo to invest £6 million in a new training facility in Daventry

A car company is to invest £6 million in a new training facility in Daventry.

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Steptronic from Rushden has won an award at the Drapers Footwear Awards 2016

Rushden shoe brand joins the likes of Jimmy Choo and Ted Baker as winner at top awards

A Rushden company is celebrating after being named the men’s mainstream brand of the year at a prestigious industry awards.

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Warth Park in Raunds

Developer behind Raunds business park says it will work with the town on any expansion plans

A developer has said it is committed to working with the town council and residents if plans for the extension of a business park are submitted.

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Morrisons

Morrisons recalls children’s party cake over Salmonella scare

A children’s party cake has been withdrawn from Morrisons because it may contain a food bug.

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IKEA

IKEA shoppers urged to check bank balances after double-charging incidents

Customers of furniture retailer IKEA are being urged to check their bank statements after the firm admitted that it had charged some shoppers twice for their purchases.

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Average home price set to rise by £40,000 in 5 years

Average home price set to rise by £40,000 in 5 years

The price of a home will be about £40,000 higher in five years’ time, even though prices are expected to slow in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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Changes to waste collections, including emptying black bins once every three weeks, go before Daventry District Council

Changes to waste collections, including emptying black bins once every three weeks, go before Daventry District Council

Controversial plans for a three weekly collection of non-recyclable waste will be discussed by councillors again tonight (Thursday).

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Supermarket apologises after mistake over new signs at Daventry town centre car park

Supermarket apologises after mistake over new signs at Daventry town centre car park

Tesco has been told by Daventry District Council to change new signs put up in its car park off New Street.

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Five Guys came out on top of the poll

Burger and fries chain Five Guys tops poll as favourite restaurant to move into Northampton

Five Guys has topped a poll of the most-wanted restaurant in Northampton.

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Rothwell Road will be closed from Poppy Fields to the Northfield Avenue roundabout from 11pm on August 9 to 6am the following morning.

Kettering road to close overnight for railway bridge examination

A section of a busy Kettering road will close overnight next month to allow for a detailed examination of a railway bridge.

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The latest version of Amazons Prime Air drone

Amazon to trial delivery drones in UK skies

Internet retailer Amazon is to test using aerial drones for deliveries after announcing a tie-up with the UK Government.

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National retailer’s name to disappear from Daventry as store closure announced

National retailer’s name to disappear from Daventry as store closure announced

A national retail name will disappear from Daventry later this year.

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The High Street/Jacksons Lane site will be discussed by Wellingborough Council tonight

Council to consider sale of land earmarked for major development in Wellingborough

Councillors are set to discuss the possible sale of a plot of land earmarked for major development in Wellingborough tonight.

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Daventry Museum, where the coins were first valued

Gold coins discovered at Daventry valuation day are a ‘gift from my late husband’ says woman

A woman discovered the brass coins she found in a drawer were really a collection of 22 carat gold sovereigns.

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In Northampton �675,000 could buy you this handsome detached four-bedroom family home located close to the Abington Park

This house in Northampton costs the same as a garage in London

A double garage in an upmarket part of London was sold today (Monday) for a record-breaking £670,000.

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BHS has gone into administration

REVEALED: BHS store closure dates

The remaining 114 BHS stores are to close leaving 5,000 staff redundant and the full list of which stores are closing when has been revealed.

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Product recall

Protein shakes recalled over allergy risk

A health product manufacturer is recalling a batch of protein shakes because they contain potential allergens not mentioned on the label.

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A member of staff dives into the foam pit at the new Boost Trampoline Park in Northampton.

Former parcel depot reopens as massive adventure trampoline centre in Northampton

A 30,000 sq ft trampoling centre in Northampton, complete with slam dunk nets and an extreme dodgeball court, has opened to the public - just in time for the summer holidays.

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Argos recall

Children’s scooter recalled over injury fears

Retail giant Argos has recalled a children’s scooter following the discovery that fingers could become trapped by the mechanism.

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DVLA report massive drop in revenue

DVLA reports £93m lost revenue following ditching of tax disks

The RAC has raised concerns over the reduction in revenue to the DVLA following the abolition of paper tax disks last year.

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