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Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaint

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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Two taxis operating in Northampton deemed unsafe in crackdown

A Hackney carriage and a private hire vehicle were taken off the road after spot checks in Northampton.

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London Midland praised for improvements in customer service

London Midland, which operates trains through Northampton, has been named as one of the "most improved organisations" for customer service.

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Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

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Refreshments now arriving at Long Buckby Station

Long Buckby Station is finally set to get an upgrade – with a hot food and drink service set to start.

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The rubbish has made the pavement in Ash Street impassable.

Flytippers block Northampton pavement with overflowing rubbish bags

Flytippers have blocked a pavement in Northampton with three months worth of overflowing rubbish.

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Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Uncollected rubbish in The Mounts. The council has been criticised for outsourcing environmental services to private companies.

8,000 people have their say on Northampton bin collection... but service will still be outsourced

8,000 Northampton people have had their say on the future of street cleaning, bin collection and cemetery maintenance in the town.
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New measures to tackle illegally-parked foreign vehicles in Northamptonshire

New measures to tackle illegally-parked foreign vehicles in Northamptonshire

New measures are being put in place to deter drivers of foreign-registered vehicles from parking illegally in Northamptonshire.

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Work gets under way at the site, which is currently wholly occupied by B&Q

New Aldi supermarket will take over part of Northampton DIY store this spring

Work is underway on part of a Northampton DIY store's site as a supermarket firm gets ready to move in.

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Six-month delay for revamp of M1 in Northamptonshire...50mph limit is here to stay

The 50mph speed limit will remain on the M1 in Northamptonshire for at least another SIX months after a delay in on-going roadworks.
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Andrea Leadsom

Minister for Transport set to attend public meeting on bypass for Northamptonshire town

The Minister for Transport will attend a public meeting to discuss the early completion of the Towcester bypass later this month.

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From left, Agata Burns, who works in the enrolment centre at Daventry, college principal Pat Brennan-Barrett, art and design student Becky Kilsby, art and design student Stira Hajibrahi

Daventry’s new college campus will create ‘industry-ready workforce of the future’

The launch of a new college campus will help provide an ‘industry-ready workforce of the future’ for Daventry said a visitor to the official opening event.

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Stephen Mold, Police and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire, and Sara Homer, executive chair of Brackmills BID

Crime drops 60 percent in nine years on Northampton business park, new figures reveal

Crime has been dramatically slashed on a Northampton transport and logistics estate, thanks to a host of safety and security measures funded and driven by businesses on the estate.

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Bearings produced by Northampton-based igus, on the right of the image, do not have the same degradation issues as other designs, the company says

Northampton firm keeps profits turning as vinyl resurgence boosts sales

A Northampton-based engineering company has enjoyed a boom in sales thanks to the resurgence in popularity of vinyl records.

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REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

It’s the most popular entertainment streaming service in the world and has revolutionised how we consume films and television shows.

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Staff at Bluefish Office Supplies in Northampton, which is now sponsoring Clarence the Dragon

Northampton firm revealed as sponsor for Cobblers mascot, Clarence the dragon

Northampton Town Football Club’s much-loved mascot, Clarence the Dragon, has been sponsored by Northampton-based business Bluefish Office Supplies.

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Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Chemical burns to the eye of infants caused by brightly coloured laundry tablets have increased by 32-fold in just three years, a new study has warned.

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