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Judges vote Northamptonshire pub as offering the best British Roast Dinner in the Midlands

A Northamptonshire pub is in line to win the title of Best British Roast Dinner 2016.

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Argos creates more than 10,000 Christmas jobs

High street retailer Argos is to recruit more than 10,000 seasonal staff to work in its stores over the busy Christmas period.

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Transport firms battle it out in tractor pull at Northampton industrial estate

Two transport and logistics companies on Northampton’s Brackmills Industrial Estate battled it out on Sunday to mark the end of the national Love the Lorry campaign.

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Quorn product recalled from supermarkets over presence of egg

Meat-free food specialist Quorn is recalling batches of two of its products from Sainsbury’s stores over a labelling error.

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Richard Gill believes his new company Drone Defence - is the only one in the world offering security against unwanted drones.

Northampton graduate's drone security firm is offering a net-firing gun to capture unwanted crafts

A Northampton graduate has launched what could be the world's only anti-drone security company - offering products such as a firing net to capture nuisance flying machines.

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John Harrison is set to welcome punters to the new-look Hart of Duston on Friday.

Revamped Northampton pub aims to be at the 'hart' of community

A once tired-looking pub in Northampton is set to reopen on Friday as a modern-looking family-friendly drinking and dining venue following a £350,000 refurbishment.

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'If I'd wanted to be like everyone else, I'd have waxed my monobrow': Northants IT consultant joins The Apprentice

The owner of a Northamptonshire-based IT consulting company is one of 18 new candidates starring in the BBC1's The Apprentice.

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B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Endorsements from celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston can help to sway shoppers buying decisions. Credit: Shutterstock

Revealed: the tricks packaging designers use to make us spend

Celebrity endorsements, pseudo-science and fancy boxes are among the tricks retailers are using to part us from our cash.

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Whatsapp is changing

Soon you won’t be able to pretend you’ve missed WhatsApp messages from annoying friends

An update being tested for popular messaging app WhatsApp could mean you’ll never be able to pretend you’ve missed a message again.

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New help for disabled rail travellers on West Coast Main Line

New help for disabled rail travellers on West Coast Main Line

Railway bosses have unveiled a number of new initiatives to make travelling easier for the disabled.

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The ten most expensive houses on the market in Northamptonshire

The ten most expensive houses on the market in Northamptonshire

Found a few quid down the back of your sofa and looking to move home?

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Pasha Kovalev is coming to Wellingborough next year

Strictly star joins the line-up for shows at Wellingborough theatre

Strictly Come Dancing’s Pasha Kovalev is the latest artist to join the programme confirmed for the recently re-opened Castle theatre in Wellingborough.

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World’s deadliest spiders which can cause four-hour erection before death found in ASDA bananas

Dozens of the world’s deadliest spider were found crawling out of a bunch of ASDA bananas, it has been claimed.

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Two Frost Fairs to be held in Northampton this winter

Two Frost Fairs to be held in Northampton this winter

The popular Frost Fair will be returning to Northampton’s Market Square twice this winter.

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An aerial shot of Rushden Lakes taken recently

VIDEO: See the latest drone footage of Rushden Lakes

This latest footage shows the new £140 million Rushden Lakes development taking shape just off the A45.

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Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Mixed news for motorists this week as the cost of fuel has remained largely the same this week, with unleaded petrol still at 111.3 pence per litre.

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Shopkins Smoothie Truck. Picture: PRNewsFoto/Toys R Us.

Toys “R” Us reveal must-have Christmas toys

Toy experts at Britain’s biggest toy store, have unveiled their very own list of 14 Superstars, which are expected to dominate kids’ Christmas lists this year - and it’s going to be a hard-fought battle between tech toys versus popular collectibles and characters.

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Sports Direct in Abington Street is finally set for a cool down - after faulty air con forced customers to endure unbearable temperatures ove summer.

Tropical temperatures set to cool in Northampton sports shop after unbearably hot summer

A sweltering sports shop in Northampton town centre is finally about to get a faulty air conditioning unit fixed after staff and customers were forced to endure an unbearable summer.

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Has your home got the Aldi effect?

Has your home got the Aldi effect?

Is your nearest supermarket an Aldi? It could be doing more than just saving you money on your groceries...

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