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“Biggest ever” Northamptonshire tourism campaign to be launched

Northamptonshire’s ‘biggest ever’ tourism campaign will be launched next month – and those behind it say it will be full of unusual and surprising things.

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Men hand themselves in after violent brawl in Long Buckby

Men hand themselves in after violent brawl in Long Buckby

Five men have been arrested in connection with a fight in Long Bucky.

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Club-goer followed into bedroom and touched by a man claiming to be a taxi driver after Northampton night out

A man who was believed to be a taxi driver followed a young woman into her bedroom before sexually assaulting her, shortly after he had driven her home from a night out in Northampton.

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Keith Makin presenting the NSCB report

‘Lessons to be learnt’ from death of Daventry baby in dog attack says report – but concludes no authority could have prevented it

A serious case review report into the death of a Daventry baby killed by a family dog has come up with a serious of recommendations.

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Immigration raid on Northampton car wash could see three men deported

Immigration raid on Northampton car wash could see three men deported

Three men face deportation after being arrested at a Northampton car wash yesterday (Wednesday) on suspicion of immigration offences.

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Dr Fright's Halloween Nights

Northamptonshire scream-park shortlisted to become best UK Halloween attraction

Northamptonshire’s “Dr. Fright’s Halloween Nights” is in the running to win the UK’s top Halloween attraction.

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A series of night closures are coming soon

Night closures coming up as part of A43 improvement work between Kettering and Northampton

More details have been released about work on the next phase of a project to improve the A43 between Kettering and Northampton.

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Police are hunting for two men who are believed to have carried out acid attacks on pensioners in Northampton.

Sinister images may show masked men who carried out acid attacks on Northampton OAPs

Two balaclava-wearing men caught on camera prowling the streets of Northampton are believed to have carried out two acid attacks on pensioners in a single night - including the brutal assault of Albert Glasgow.

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A police image of a dog similar to that which killed Mollie Mae

Police training did not cover danger posed to children by aggressive dogs, report into death of Northamptonshire baby finds

Northamptonshire Police officers will be given safeguarding guidance to fill training gaps that do not cover aggressive dogs and their potential danger to babies.
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Harriett Smart, Nurse at Cynthia Spencer Hospice, with Alex Howe, Head of Lottery

Cynthia Spencer Hospice hits the jackpot with fund-raising lottery scheme

A fund-raising lottery for Cynthia Spencer Hospice in Northampton has raised an incredible £110,000 since it was launched two years ago.

Great Britain Wheelchair Tennis champion Dermot Bailey with Mick Wright

British wheelchair tennis champion gets grant boost from Northamptonshire couple

Great Britain wheelchair tennis champion Dermot Bailey has been awarded £2,500 from The Mick and Sheila White Fund thanks to Northamptonshire Community Foundation.

Great Brington Church

Northampton wedding guests forced to move church 10 minutes before bride walks down the aisle because of woodworm danger

Northampton newlyweds are appealing for compensation after a volunteer “mistakenly let pest control contractors” in the church the day they were due to marry.

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The Caffertys - Jake (four),  Tom, Charlotte (11), Marisa and Sean (eight)

Case dropped against Kettering family fined for taking children on term-time holiday

A Kettering family were taken to court for taking their kids on holiday during term-time – only to have the case against them dropped at the last minute.

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A driver ploughed into a car, claiming his brakes were not working. But then the uninsured motorist made a run for it, leaving the car where it is.

Motorist claimed he caused crash in Northampton because his brakes didn’t work... then fled on foot

A motorist who ploughed into the back of a Northampton woman’s car as she waited at traffic lights claimed he crashed because he could not work the brakes on his new car... before making a run for it

Wellingborough Magistrates Court heard how Kendalls vehicle was stopped by a police patrol and searched

Rothwell man accused of intent to supply cocaine

A Rothwell man has appeared in court charged with possession with intent to supply cocaine.

Northampton Crown Court

Pensioner from Northampton who falsely claimed £60,000 in benefits given suspended jail sentence

A pensioner from Northampton who fraudulently claimed more than £60,000 worth of benefits has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Lucy Moore , aged 11, from Northampton got the chance to meet Justin Bieber

Young dancer from Northampton performs on stage with popstar Justin Bieber

A young dancer from Northampton got the chance to perform on stage with popstar Justin Bieber at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham.

Jonathan Nunn has talked about dealing with his anger, after an assault threatened to end his political career 12 years ago. He is now set to take over as leader of Northampton Borough Council.

‘I have learned from my mistakes’ says new Northampton Borough Council leader, who was convicted of assault 12 years ago

Twelve years ago - his political career looked to be in tatters. But following the unexpected departure of Mary Markham as leader of Northampton Borough Council this week – Jonathan Nunn is almost certainly set to step into the top job.

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Library picture posed by models

Up to 400 Northamptonshire homes visited and secured each year to protect domestic violence victims

Figures have revealed that hundreds of Northamptonshire houses have had to be made physically more secure to help improve the safety of domestic violence victims.

Wellingborough Prison has been closed since 2012

Extra security now in place at Wellingborough Prison after Travellers’ eviction

Concrete barriers have been installed at a former prison to stop any illegal encampments on the site.

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