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Free pints up for grabs in Northamptonshire pubs

Free pints are up for grabs in selected pubs across the county to celebrate National Pub Fortnight.

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Woodland planted as memorial to Northamptonshire farmer scoops runner-up title in national contest

Woodland planted as memorial to Northamptonshire farmer scoops runner-up title in national contest

A new woodland created in memory of a Northamptonshire farmer has been named runner-up in a national competition.

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Ken Barton, centre, is Drayton Grange FC's honorary president

Charity match organised in tribute to Daventry football hero

A match in tribute to a man who “brought football to Daventry” while dedicating half a century to the sport will take place later this month.

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Kyran being presented with his award

LISTEN: Five-year-old from Daventry calls 999 for his unconscious mum

A five-year-old boy from Daventry who called 999 to help his mum who fell unconscious has been presented with an award for his bravery and quick-thinking.

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Kirstie Searle's house in Daventry

Competition giving you the chance to win a Northamptonshire house for £2 is open

The prize draw in which entrants can pay £2 to be in with a chance of winning a five bedroom detached house in Northamptonshire has opened, attracting interest from Germany and America in the process.
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Adrian "Ady" Bolton

Wife pays tribute to her motorcycle fanatic husband and father of three from Daventry

A motorcycle-mad father of three from Daventry sadly died in a road accident last week.
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The church of St Peter and St Paul in Watford

Thieves break church’s stained-glass window from the 1700s and steal silver from safe during robbing spree in Daventry district village

A Daventry district village was targeted by thieves who broke into a church, a village hall and a private house during their spree, breaking a stained-glass window dated to the 1700s in the process.

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'Too early' to say whether youngster who died from severe burns near Crick was collecting a football

'Too early' to say whether youngster who died from severe burns near Crick was collecting a football

The officer leading the investigation into 11-year-old Harrison Ballantyne's death on railway lines near Crick could not confirm rumours that the youngster was retrieving a football.

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Kirstie's house in Daventry

Chance to buy a house for £2 as Daventry woman opts for unconventional sales method

A Daventry woman has put her house up for sale, but not in the conventional manner.

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Chris Heaton-Harris has told of his time spent as a 'hostage' at Buckingham Palace.

'They treated me very nicely': Daventry MP talks of his time as a Buckingham Palace 'hostage'

The Daventry MP who has been tasked with writing to the Queen every day has described how Buckingham Palace staff fed him tea and shortbread during a brief period as the monarch's 'hostage'.
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The Mercedes makes a break for it along the hard shoulder...

Driver's thwarted hard shoulder queue cheating caught on camera by Northamptonshire man

A Northamptonshire man's video showing a cheeky driver's thwarted attempt to beat a queue via the hard shoulder has been seen more than 100,000 times online.
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Chris Heaton-Harris has been chosen as Buckingham Palace's 'hostage' today.

Daventry MP to be 'taken hostage' during Parliament opening today

Daventry's MP will be 'held hostage' at Buckingham Palace today during the state opening of Parliament.
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The incident happened on the South Way-Eastern Way roundabout before the offender sped off down Eastern Way.

Man stops car on roundabout to swear at other driver in Daventry road rage incident

A verbally abusive driver who stopped his car on a roundabout is wanted by police after an incident in Daventry town centre.
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Northampton Crown Court

Trial preparation underway at Northampton Crown Court for Daventry men charged with murder of Stuart Hutchings

Two men from the Daventry area charged with murder appeared in Northampton Crown Court for plea and trial preparation this morning.
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Elderstubbs Field Farm was made victim of an arson attack when three buildings were burned to the ground by a group of young people.

Man hunt launched for five young people involved in Daventry farm arson attack

Arsonists set fire to three farm buildings in Daventry and burned them to the ground in an evening attack.
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Volunteers at the DACT Mobility Shop, with shop manager, Bev Horner.

Daventry charity given Royal award

A Daventry charity has been selected as a recipient of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

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Dan Darkes, 30, has been off insulin for seven months

Doctors believe Northamptonshire man seemingly cured of type 1 diabetes has rare gene

The Northamptonshire man seemingly cured of type 1 diabetes has provided an update on his condition, as doctors continue to analyse his test results.

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Steelbacks and Saints stars on line-up for celebrity charity match at Althorp

Steelbacks and Saints stars on line-up for celebrity charity match at Althorp

A special celebrity cricket match will be played at a Northamptonshire private estate later this month featuring former England players and ex-Saints rugby stars.

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The Conservatives in Northamptonshire finished the night with celebrations.

ELECTION 2017 NORTHANTS: How the county voted

Northamptonshire remained blue after the seven local seats declared in the early hours, Labour saw an upswing in support, but UKIP's votes fell away.
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