Poundland recalls ghoulish Halloween costumes as they could be a fire hazard

A set of Poundland Halloween outfits including a set of coloured wigs and a witch’s hat need to be returned, trading standards in Northamptonshire has warned, as they are thought to be a fire risk.

Barclaycard's offices in Northampton

Barclaycard in Northampton gives support to people with disabilities looking for work

Barclaycard in Northampton is hosting an event aimed at helping people with disabilities to get ready for work.

Karthik Nagesan of Kettering

One candidate quits in tonight’s episode of The Apprentice, but is it Kettering’s Karthik?

A candidate will quit in the early stages of this week’s task, but will it be Karthik from Kettering?

Shuebur Rahman of Paprika in Kettering Road, Northampton

Northampton chef takes on curry industry's best to try to win title of UK's King of Spice

A chef from Northampton will be doing battle with the cream of the country’s curry industry, going head-to-head for the title of the UK’s King of Spice.

Some of the team at Gilt Edged, wearing the new branded clothing

Northampton promotional firm refreshes branding to mark 30th year in business

Staff at a Northampton-based company celebrating its 30th anniversary have shown off the firm's new branding.

Michael Jones cutting the ribon at shop unveiling in Northampton Grosvener centre

Popular Northampton jewellers unveils its £210,000 make-over

A Northampton jewellers, which has been in business for almost 100 years, has today unveiled its costly refurbishment.

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LXB has bought an extra piece of land next to the Rushden Lakes site

Developers behind Rushden Lakes buy extra piece of land next to site

The developer behind Rushden Lakes has bought an additional piece of land next to the site which is currently being transformed into the major retail and leisure development.

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Rubbish left outside the Maxxi Save store in weedon Road, St James, will be a thing of the past according to its owner, who says a new management team has taken over there. wA8VqQEkCpmg6OaVaUSC

No more ‘rubbish mountain’ outside my store promises new manager of Northampton Euro-market

The owner of a Northampton shop, where bins were left to overflow so badly some called for it to be shut down, says it will never happen again after new management was put in place.

The Red Lion pub in Yardley Hastings, photo credit Google Maps.

Cookery duo set to open Northampton pub after quarter of a million pound revamp

Two chefs are set to reopen an 18-century pub in Northampton following a £250,000 refurbishment.

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Abington Street, Northampton

A total of 22 fashion stores and pubs have shut-up-shop on Northamptonshire high-streets while estate agents and take-away shops are thriving.

In the first six months of 2016, 12 Northampton based shops and boozers met their fate as well as 10 Kettering retailers and public houses.

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The new Miller & Carter restaurant is set to open this Friday.

Upmarket steakhouse set to open this week at Northampton's former Toby Carvery site

An upmarket steakhouse is set to open by one of Northampton's busiest roundabouts this Friday - only two months after the venue ceased trading as a Toby Carvery.

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The former Grenson factory in Rushden

Developer hoping to retain heritage of Rushden factory with new flats

The developer tasked with bringing the former Grenson shoe factory back into use is working hard to ensure its heritage is preserved.

Abington Street, Northampton

Motorsport firms driving Northampton to top of league table for creating new businesses, says report

Northampton is the UK's number one town for creating new businesses, a report by a chartered accountant has claimed.

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Northampton Train Station

Business travel up by 130 percent from Northampton to London on train line, report reveals

Business travel to the capital from Northampton by train has increased by 130 percent over the last four years, according to a new study of small and medium-sized firms.

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David Mackintosh, MP for Northampton South, visiting the Abington Street branch of Nationwide

MP visits building society branch in Northampton town centre

Staff at a Northampton building society welcome town MP to branch for visit

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Picture: Len Kerswill

Visiting team thanks minibus for rescuing Northampton club's FA Vase clash...only for game to be abandoned

A minibus driver came to the rescue of a team visiting a Northampton football team in the FA Vase after their bus broke down.
The team at Lasaan Indian Restaurant in Northampton

Curry house in Northampton shortlisted in Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards

An Indian restaurant in Northampton is hoping for success after being nominated in the Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards.

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American Candy World - now closed in Northampton

American sweet shop closes down in Northampton town centre

American Candy World has closed its doors to shoppers in Northampton’s Grosvenor Centre - just six months after it opened.

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An aerial shot of the Rushden Lakes development, taken in July this year. Now the developers want to expand the scheme.

Northampton planning officers say 5,000 square metre addition to Rushden Lakes scheme moves the goalposts

Plans to add yet more shops to the multi-million pound shopping plaza at Rushden Lakes have angered Northampton Borough Council because it says the scheme is now unrecognizable from the one passed by the Secretary of State.

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New scheme asked Northamptonshire people to open their homes to vulnerable adults

New scheme asked Northamptonshire people to open their homes to vulnerable adults

A campaign has been launched to recruit people who can offer support to a vulnerable adult in Northamptonshire.

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