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Orange emergency zones to be installed on Northamptonshire stretch of the M1

New "highly visible" orange emergency zones are set to be rolled out on the Northamptonshire stretch of the M1 this month in a bid to make stopping safer.

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Long delays have been reported.

TRAFFIC: One lane blocked on Northampton interchange after car breaks down

A car has broken down has led to 20 minute travel times on a Northampton road.

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The new emissions test centre has been scheduled for completion in mid-2018.

Dozens of engineering jobs created ahead of new Northampton engine test centre

A Northampton-based engines company has been awarded £2.1million towards building a vehicle emissions test site in St James.

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The collision on Ross Road was reported around 7.15am today.

TRAFFIC: Northampton road near retail park partially blocked following crash

A road traffic collision has been reported at the junction near a Northampton retail park.

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Short delays have been reported.

TRAFFIC: Delays after bus breaks down on main Northampton road

A bus has broken down near a Northampton roundabout causing short delays.

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Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

It’s a debate that you may not know exists, but in the world of social media, it has been a hotly debated topic.

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Water pressure in Duston failed on Sunday after a mains pipe burst.

Water pressure fails in Northampton district after mains pipe bursts overnight

A burst mains pipe left a Northampton neighbourhood without water on Sunday morning.
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UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

UK’s longest sausage roll coming to Morrisons

Morrisons is to sell the UK’s longest sausage roll – for just £1.

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Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website, Resolver.

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There are currently delays of 30 minutes and more on the A45. Stock image.

Major delays on busy Northampton road while vehicle is recovered from slip road

A broken down vehicle is causing delays of up to half an hour on a busy Northampton road.

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The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The food standards agency have released an updated list of products in the UK which have been withdrawn due to possible contamination with the Fipronil insecticide.

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Cliftonville, off Billing Road, has seen over 9,000 motorists fined in the past five years.

Road outside Northampton General Hospital nets county council £330,000 in parking fines in five years

Over 9,000 cars have been hit with parking fines on a single street outside Northampton General Hospital in the past five years.

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A Northamptonshire stretch of the M1 is partially flooded.

TRAFFIC NEWS: Partial flooding causing delays on Northamptonshire stretch of motorway

Motorway drivers are being warned of lengthy delays in Northamptonshire due to flooding and broken down cars.

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Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision

Boy, four, hit by car while crossing road near Rushden supermarket

Police are appealing for witnesses after a four-year-old boy was involved in a collision in Crown Way, Rushden, on Saturday afternoon (August 5).

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Product warning

Mothercare recalls baby bouncer due to injury risk

Mothercare has announced a voluntary recall of one of its own-brand baby bouncer chairs after it emerged that the fabric seat could become detached from the frame, resulting in a child falling through.

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High heels

6 reasons to ditch high heels as researchers call for change

Researchers at Aberdeen University have said that more needs to be done to stop women being forced to wear high heels in the workplace after finding direct links between wearing high heels and injury.

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People have reacted to the BBC pay revelations

Prime-time BBC quiz show looking for contestants

The BBC is looking for contestants from our county for a new game show with a difference.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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Virgin Media set to hike prices affecting five million customers

Virgin Media set to hike prices affecting five million customers

Virgin Media customers are set to see their monthly bills rise by nearly 5 per cent this autumn.

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