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Lock keepers wanted on canals around Daventry

Volunteers are being sought to take up the iconic waterways role of lock keeper

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London Midland faces a strike ballot among its conductors

London Midland staff ballot for strike action in dispute over security guards

Train conductors on London Midland, which runs trains through Northampton and Long Buckby, are being balloted on strike action.

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A lane on Red House Rd dual carriageway was closed, causing traffic to back-up for over an hour every morning.

Northampton commuters who pass industrial estate may see end to roadworks delays by tomorrow

Roadworks on Red House Road near Moulton Park that are causing 'chaos' for commuters may disappear within 24 hours, a water company says.
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A6 closed in both directions after bridge inspection

A6 closed in both directions after bridge inspection

A section of the A6 between Rothwell and Desborough will remain closed until Monday (January 23) at the earliest.

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The area of the problems on the A428

Delays on major Northamptonshire road after traffic light failure

Motorists using a main Northamptonshire road could face delays after temporary traffic lights failed.

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The off-peak traffic lights will be in place from January 23

Off-peak traffic lights planned as part of A43 improvements between Northampton and Kettering

Off-peak traffic lights will be in place in the coming weeks as work continues on phase two of the A43 improvement works between Northampton and Kettering.

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Spratton Sands bridge is due to be repaired, though the work is expected to take six weeks.

Busy route in Northamptonshire to face round-the-clock closure for six weeks

Repairs to a damaged bridge on the A5199 between the villages of Spratton and Chapel Brampton will start later this month, leaving the road closed for six weeks.
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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Man grabs passenger’s ankle on Kettering bus

Man grabs passenger’s ankle on Kettering bus

A woman was assaulted on the top deck of the number 50 Stagecoach bus from Burton Latimer to Kettering.

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Long queues as A14 is shut at M1 junction

Long queues as A14 is shut at M1 junction

The A14 is currently closed at the junction with the M1 after an HGV overturned.

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Police discovered the body at 3am

UPDATED: M1 northbound in Northamptonshire closed following discovery of body in the carriageway

A stretch of the M1 motorway is set to remain closed for most of the day after a body was found in the road.

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The scene has now been screened off by police

M1 in Northamptonshire reopens following the discovery of a body

The northbound M1 has reopened between junctions 15 and 18 in Northamptonshire after being closed for much of the day following the discovery of a body this morning.

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Traffic map of the closures as of 8.55am

M1 Body: Live traffic maps and useful weblinks to help get around motorway closures and queues

Accidents and a police incident have closed the M1 to the north and south of Northampton.
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BREAKING: Articulated lorry involved in accident on A43 in Northampton

Drivers were being warned of delays on Thursday evening after an accident on the A43 in Northampton.

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The planned canal arm; the iCon roundabout is on the left and the Grand Union Canal on the right.

Plans for Daventry canal arm recommended for approval

Plans for the controversial canal arm into Daventry look set to be given approval next week.

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The influx of traffic surrounding the Drapery often causes aggravation amongst Northampton residents.

Car drivers cause chaos around bus station claims Northampton resident ... and you won't believe the places some cars stop

A frustrated pensioner has claimed it is sometimes easier to drive into Northampton than to use his free bus pass following an influx of traffic surrounding the bus station.
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The accident took place in the early hours of New Year's Day

Corby man named as victim of crash between Geddington and Stanion

Police have named the man who died after his car left the road and hit a tree on New Year’s Day.

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The crash led to delays in both directions on the A43

Delays after three-vehicle crash on A43 between Northampton and Kettering

Drivers faced delays following a three-vehicle crash on the A43 today (Wednesday).

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Traffic map of the congestion

Traffic delays in Northampton town centre on first day of three month-long gas mains works

Slow traffic is congesting a main route out of Northampton on the first day of works that will last until April.

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The scene of the crash

Northampton man received serious head injuries in crash

A man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after a crash in a village.

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