Orange emergency zones to be installed on Northamptonshire stretch of the M1

New "highly visible" orange emergency zones are set to be rolled out on the Northamptonshire stretch of the M1 this month in a bid to make stopping safer.

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Long delays have been reported.

TRAFFIC: One lane blocked on Northampton interchange after car breaks down

A car has broken down has led to 20 minute travel times on a Northampton road.

The collision on Ross Road was reported around 7.15am today.

TRAFFIC: Northampton road near retail park partially blocked following crash

A road traffic collision has been reported at the junction near a Northampton retail park.

Short delays have been reported.

TRAFFIC: Delays after bus breaks down on main Northampton road

A bus has broken down near a Northampton roundabout causing short delays.

There are currently delays of 30 minutes and more on the A45. Stock image.

Major delays on busy Northampton road while vehicle is recovered from slip road

A broken down vehicle is causing delays of up to half an hour on a busy Northampton road.

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Cliftonville, off Billing Road, has seen over 9,000 motorists fined in the past five years.

Road outside Northampton General Hospital nets county council £330,000 in parking fines in five years

Over 9,000 cars have been hit with parking fines on a single street outside Northampton General Hospital in the past five years.

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A Northamptonshire stretch of the M1 is partially flooded.

TRAFFIC NEWS: Partial flooding causing delays on Northamptonshire stretch of motorway

Motorway drivers are being warned of lengthy delays in Northamptonshire due to flooding and broken down cars.

The collision took place on the A425

Fatal road traffic collision near Staverton last night

A motorcyclist has died following a road traffic collision near Staverton last night (Monday, August 7).

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision

Boy, four, hit by car while crossing road near Rushden supermarket

Police are appealing for witnesses after a four-year-old boy was involved in a collision in Crown Way, Rushden, on Saturday afternoon (August 5).

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The two poles with traffic lights on the right in this picture were damaged in a crash.

Traffic lights at Northampton pedestrian crossing destroyed in crash will be repaired today

A set of traffic lights at a pedestrian crossing in Northampton were destroyed in a road traffic collision.
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The Drapery during a particularly bad traffic jam. The borough council says it will be keeping a close eye on street and the area surrounding North Gate Bus Station.

Northampton bus station and Drapery to become specially monitored areas after breaches of emissions standards

The Drapery and the are a surrounding Northampton bus station are to be declared air quality management areas after breaches of emissions standards.

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The residents of Boughton say the current plan will damage their community and only paves the way for housing development.

FEATURE: Northern Orbital Road will only pave the way for more congestion in Northampton, says community

Not everyone is pleased with the county council's plan to end Northampton's congestion nightmares. In fact, some think it will just make things worse, and carve up the countryside in its path.
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Passengers are being urged not to travel to London over the bank holiday.

No trains running to or from Euston over August bank holiday, Northampton passengers warned

Train bosses are are urging Northampton passengers not to travel London over the August bank holiday.
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A two vehicle collision has been reported on Bedford Road.

Lane blocked on Northampton road following two-car collision

A two-vehicle collision has blocked one lane on a dual carriageway in east Northampton.

Picture by Sharon Hakesley, who keeps her two horses, Pirate and Boe, in Chapel Brampton on land that will likely form part of the Northern Orbital route.

Congesting-busting bypass could have disastrous consequences for Northampton's picturesque valley, say campaigners

A bypass aimed at busting the traffic in the north of Northampton could destroy a swathe of countryside for future generations, campaigners have warned.

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Work is currently in progress around South Bridge.

Traffic backlog in Northampton following emergency road closure to protect bridge

Queues of traffic line the streets in Northampton following an emergency road closure to install concrete barriers to a damaged parapet on a bridge over the River Nene.

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Police were called to the scene of the crash in Rillwood Court, Northampton.

Three garages wrecked in car crash in Northampton neighbourhood

A car destroyed a row of council flat garages in a high-speed crash in Northampton.

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VIDEO: Mother films terrifying scene inside plane as it dropped towards the sea

A terrified mother has revealed how “all hell broke loose” as the plane she was travelling on dropped towards the sea.

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Jet2 has apologised after the incident

Terrifying moment plane ‘fell from the sky’ during flight home from Ibiza as passenger texted his goodbyes

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.

Emergency services are on the scene after a major crash in Lumbertubs Way.

Firefighters cut woman out of car in Northampton after serious crash

Firefighters had to cut a woman out of her car after a rush-hour collision in the east of Northampton.

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