Kingsthorpe 'smart corridor' scheme will not start until late 2018 at least

Plans to establish a so-called "smart corridor" to ease traffic in Kingsthorpe are unlikely to start until late 2018 when planning sweetener funds become available.

Billing Road crossroads.

Gas works at Northampton crossroads will be delayed until October after hitting 'unexpected' difficulties

A company has apologised to motorists after extending a set of gas works until October, two weeks after the original deadline.
People pulling suitcases alongside stationary traffic

UPDATED WITH PICTURES OF THE SCENE: Witness describes 'suspicious object' causing M1 delays near Northampton

A motorist has given some details about the object police are dealing with under a bridge between junctions 15 and 14 of the M1.

The southbound carriageway opened last night at about 10.30pm.

UPDATE: Bin-liner that kept the M1 in Northamptonshire shut for NINE HOURS contained 'highly corrosive material'

The southbound carriageway of the M1 reopened last night after a suspicious object was found between junction 14 and 15.
Cars are now being allowed to pass the scene on the northbound side.

Chemical filled bin-liner dumped on the M1 near Northamptonshire was not a terror attack

There is no evidence to suggest the suspicious chemical dumped on the M1 was a "terrorist incident" police have confirmed.
Picture: Lewis Stickley/PA Wire

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

Emergency services at the scene this afternoon (Tuesday, September 19).

Northamptonshire detours now in force after M1 closure

Diversions have now been issued by Highways England after the M1 was shut both ways in Northamptonshire to make way for a bomb disposal team.

The court heard how the victim suffered "life-changing" injuries in the crash.

Elderly Northamptonshire bell-ringer left with "truly devastating injuries" in crash with lorry driver

A lorry driver has been jailed for dangerous driving after causing "life-changing" injuries to an elderly bell ringer, a Northampton court heard.
A bomb disposal van drives towards the scene on the M1.

M1 closed in Northamptonshire after 'suspicious object' is found under bridge

A major motorway stretch in Northamptonshire has been closed in both directions for most of today after a suspicious package was found under a bridge.
Major delays are still being felt on the M1.

Lorry and car collision on M1 in Northamptonshire leaves motorway at a standstill

Delays of up to an hour and 20 minutes are still being felt on the M1 in Northamptonshire after a collision between a lorry and a car.

UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

All trains to London have been disrupted.

TRAVEL: All trains to London from Northampton station will stop at Milton Keynes following fire

All trains between Milton Keynes and London Euston have been suspended.
The M1 near Northampton was closed for hours following the road traffic collision on September 11.

Husband and wife from Essex named as couple who died in M1 crash near Northampton

Two people who died in a road traffic collision on the M1 near Northampton on Monday have been formally identified.
A man in his 60s has been taken to hospital.

BREAKING NEWS: Pedestrian taken to hospital after collision with car in Northampton

A man aged in his 60s was taken to hospital after a collision with a car in Northampton earlier today.

BREAKING NEWS: Severe delays in and around Northampton as traffic builds up following M1 closure after serious accident

5PM UPDATE: Traffic around Northampton and Northamptonshire is building up after the closure of the M1 between junction 15 and junction 14.
Motorists are currently stranded between junction 15 and 14 of the M1 following the pile-up. Picture by @Motorcardiaries

BREAKING NEWS: Motorway in Northamptonshire shut after multi-vehicle pile-up

An air ambulance has been called to the M1 in Northamptonshire and the motorway has been closed after a lorry went through through the central reservation.
The incident took place on the A45 London Road sliproad.

TRAFFIC: Delays on Northampton road after incident involving lorry and car

A lorry and a car have been involved in a road traffic collision on a Northampton road this morning.

A car and a lorry have been involved in a crash on the M1 southbound.

Crash between lorry and car causes motorway delays in Northamptonshire

A crash between a lorry and a car is causing long tailbacks on a stretch of motorway in Northamptonshire .

The M1 safety event saw officers from Highways England join NFRS firefighters and the Safer Roads Alliance

Sat navs, tiredness and other passengers among biggest distractions for Northamptonshire drivers

Sat navs, in-car technology, daydreaming, tiredness, and talking to other passengers are some of the biggest distractions for Northamptonshire drivers, according to a roadside survey carried out by county fire and rescue services.
A lorry crash on the A43 is causing traffic delays.

Lorry crash at busy roundabout in Northampton is causing traffic delays

A main road into Northampton is blocked following a crash between two lorries on one the busiest roundabouts in the town.
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