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Report reveals where in the UK over 50s struggle most to get a GP appointment

The over 50s are finding it difficult to see their GP, according to research by Saga Health Insurance which reveals the places in the UK where over 50s say they struggle most to get an appointment with a doctor.

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REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

REVEALED: The most common sofa stains and shocking fact that 1 in 10 never clean them

One in ten Brits never clean their sofas despite them being regularly stained with food, drink and even bodily fluids.

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One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers dont disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo

Should I disclose my mental health issues to my employer?

One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers don’t disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo.

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Farming Matters columnist Heather Jan Brunt serves up a traditional Christmas turkey.

FARMING MATTERS: Buy local for Christmas turkey

At this time of year thoughts turn to festive fare and the traditional turkey roast for Christmas lunch.

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Terry Steers of the St Giles Ale House with pub dog, Stella

‘Micropub’ that costing £20,000 to renovate reacquainting Northampton patrons with good conversation

A traditional-style micro pub with an emphasis on real ales from around the county has opened its doors to the Northampton public.

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The Motorcycle Theft Northamptonshire played host to a peaceful protest yesterday

Motorcyclists hold protest in Northampton in a bid to raise public awareness over spate of thefts

A campaign group, who believe that “bike thefts have reached epidemic proportions” have made a stand by holding a protest outside the Guildhall.

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Leader of the Conservative council, Councillor Ian McCord and the new councillor for Grange Park, Councillor Andrew Grant

Politician who lost county council seat in 2013 after damning report on children's services wins Grange Park by-election

A Conservative politician who lost his seat on the county council in 2013 won last night's by-election in Grange Park for a seat on South Northants Council.

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Corby thief known to security guard as ‘DVD man’ must ‘buckle up’ or get a court ‘season ticket’ says judge

Corby thief known to security guard as ‘DVD man’ must ‘buckle up’ or get a court ‘season ticket’ says judge

A prolific shoplifter who a security guard even recognised as “DVD man” because of his frequent pilfering, was told to clean up his act in jail or end up with a crown court “season ticket.”

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Northampton paedophile breached sex offence order by downloading animal porn and child abuse images

Northampton paedophile breached sex offence order by downloading animal porn and child abuse images

A convicted paedophile from Northampton admitted breaking the terms of his lifetime Sexual Harm Prevention Order by downloading child abuse images - and animal porn videos.

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EXCLUSIVE: Leading Tories say Northampton South MP’s handling of Sixfields fallout is ‘damaging party’s reputation’

Executive committee members of Northampton South Conservative Association say MP David Mackintosh’s role in the bungled Sixfields loan deal and his “refusal to accept criticism” has damaged the reputation of the local party.

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Pay rise money promised to Northamptonshire County Council staff to be spent on budget black hole

County Hall staff cannot trust their employer again after money set aside for pay rises was funnelled into paying a fraction of the council's deficit, an opposition finance chief has said.
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Man knocked out by attacker in Corby

Man knocked out by attacker in Corby

A man was knocked unconscious as he was walking home following a night out in Corby.

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Upsurge in thefts from cars and vans in November

Upsurge in thefts from cars and vans in November

There were 400 thefts from cars and vans in Northamptonshire during November.

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Man stabbed in Kettering park

Man stabbed in Kettering park

A man was stabbed in a Kettering park last night during a robbery.

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The Frost Fair takes place in Northampton on Sunday, December 3

Northampton's Market Square hosts children's lantern parade and frost fair

Northampton’s jam-packed Christmas programme continues on Sunday December 4 with the second Frost Fair market and children’s lantern parade taking place on the Market Square.

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Some of the runners who support the Stroke Association at last year's event

Running the Silverstone Half Marathon? The Stroke Association appeals for your support

The Stroke Association is appealing to runners to help conquer stroke, by joining the charity’s team at the adidas Silverstone Half Marathon on Sunday March 12.

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Phillip Allen has been handed a suspended sentence after police found more than 250 indecent images of children on computer devices.

RE teacher from Northamptonshire who had more than 250 images of children engaging in sex acts is spared jail

A religious studies teacher from Northamptonshire had more than 250 indecent images of children, has been spared jail.
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Alex Revell gets his flu jab

Northampton Town stars get their flu jabs...and now they are urging others to do the same

Cobblers players are backing a campaign to encourage vulnerable people in Northampton to get a flu jab.

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Northampton museum showcases work of some of county's finest artists

Works from some of the county’s finest artists will be on display at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery from Saturday December 3, as part of Northampton Town & County Art Society’s 103rd exhibition.

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The tiara was only expected to raise 30,000-40,000 but bested its lowest estimates by 40,000 at the Cheffins November Fine Art sale in Cambridge on Wednesday.

Diamond tiara presented by the sixth Earl Spencer in 1914 to his sells at auction for £70,000

An Edwardian diamond tiara given to the great aunt of the late Princess of Wales on her wedding day has been sold for a whopping £70,000.

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