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Rural bus subsidies could be cut completely and the county's rogue trader taskforce halved as part of latest Northamptonshire cuts

Bus subsidies, libraries, roads gritting and Trading Standards all set for cuts as part of £9.6 million savings announced by Northamptonshire County Council today.

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Police taped off St Giles churchyard in May after the alleged sex attack.

Trial of 53-year-old Northampton man charged with St Giles churchyard sex attack begins

A 53-year-old Northampton man charged with rape has appeared in court for the start of his trial.
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Travellers who dodged Northampton car park fares for three days leave

A group of travellers who have been pitched up in one of Northampton's busiest car parks since Friday have left.
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Declan Gabriel of Northamptonshire Police.

Constable accused of inappropriate behaviour with a teenager to face disciplinary rap

A disciplinary hearing will be held by Northamptonshire Police this week after a constable allegedly asked a young girl questions regarding her "sexual experiences" without good reason.
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Harminder the Elephant.

Diwali celebrations light up Northampton town centre

This year’s Diwali celebrations lit up Northampton's market square, offering family friendly activities, including the annual lantern procession, henna painting and saree dressing.
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TUC Midlands Regional Secretary, Lee Barron

Unions urge public to join rally in Northampton over public sector pay

Union members are holding a public rally in Northampton on Saturday to end "the public sector pay cap".

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VIDEO: Police officers train for high-speed car chases at Silverstone

Police officers have been receiving extra lessons in high-speed car chases - by playing a PlayStation VIDEO GAME at Silverstone race track on the border of Northants and Bucks.

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Six arrested over Kettering shooting

Six people are being quizzed by detectives over a shooting in Kettering that saw a man lose his leg.

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Police executed warrants at a number of addresses, including this one

40 officers involved in operation to target drug dealing in Thrapston

A 12-year-old was among five people arrested following an operation to target cannabis dealing in Thrapston.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Tools of substantial value stolen in Corby burglary

Witnesses are being sought after a burglary at a premises in Corby.

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Chief reporter Paul Lynch talks to the leader of Northamptonshire County Council, Councillor Heather Smith

BREAKING NEWS: Libraries in the firing line as Northants county council reveals how it will save £9.6 million

A review of Northamptonshire's libraries and getting communities to run them themselves is included in proposals to save £9.6 million by the county council, it has been revealed.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Two cars stolen in Kettering burglary

Two cars have been stolen from an address in Kettering.

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Seventy-year-old man dies after motorbike accident in Northampton

A 70-year-old motorcyclist has died seven days after an accident in Northampton, police have revealed.

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The current scene on the M1. Picture courtesy of Highways England.

Tanker and lorry collision causes major delays on Northamptonshire motorway

Long delays are being felt on the M1 through Northamptonshire after crash between a lorry and a tanker.

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Live: Storm Ophelia - What next for weather system which has blighted UK and Ireland?

The latest news as Ophelia – the storm expected to bring 80mph winds to Britain and Ireland today (Monday) – was first tracked nearly 900 miles off the coast of the Azores on October 9.

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Could Northampton have a cat serial killer on the loose? Charity SNARL certainly thinks so.

Special report: Northampton could have a cat serial killer on the loose fears charity leader

The appearance of at least four mutilated cat corpses could be the work of a feline serial killer here in Northampton.
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One of the stolen scooters. NNL-171016-100040005

Mobility scooters stolen from Wellingborough and Rothwell

Mobility scooters have been stolen from properties in Wellingborough and Rothwell.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Northampton Magistrates' Court

IN COURT: Full list of people sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court

The following people were sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court:

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When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

Morrisons launches UK’s ‘hottest’ supermarket curry but it won’t be around long

When it comes to spicy food, can you handle the heat?

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