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'Boys don't like it when they get beaten': Daventry girl, 13, ready for her Silverstone motorbike challenge

A teenage girl will line up alongside 89 other young bikers on the Silverstone start line this month as she takes part in the selection event for the inaugural 2018 British Talent Cup.

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John Healy is hopeful of getting the 1897 tunnel listed.

Railway author to apply for listing status for Catesby Tunnel

An author and publisher of railway books has promised to submit an application to get the Catesby Tunnel listed, just days after the Government awarded developers £4.2million to convert it into an aerodynamic testing facility.
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West Midlands Trains will take over from London Midland in December.

Free wifi, more seats at rush-hour, and compensation for delays all promised by new Northamptonshire rail company

Nearly £1 billion will be invested into the West Midlands rail franchise after a new consortium was awarded management of it in a deal which promised to deliver increased capacity rush-hour trains between Birmingham and London.

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The 60ft crane positions a 30 tonne bridge beam into place

Building bridges: A45 link road on schedule for spring opening

The A45 Daventry Development Link road is on course for completion in spring 2018, said project manager Bernie van Hoek during a tour of the site this week.

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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).

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A year ago Becci wore a XXX men's wetsuit, now she's slimmed down an L women's suit.

‘Don’t think you can’t do it just because other people say you can’t’: Daventry mum loses 7 stone in a year

A Daventry mother of two who once weighed 21 stone has lost more than 100 pounds in 12 months with the help and support of her weight loss group.

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James Whiting (chief exec, Northampton Town FC), Kinga Jastrzebska (Amazon Daventry), Cobblers fan Mustafa El-Bayati, Rachel Kelly (Amazon Daventry), and David Tindal (Amazon Daventry Fulfilment Centre manager)

Cobblers fans celebrate Amazon Daventry donation

Supporters of Northampton Town Football Club who use wheelchairs or who require accessible seating at games will benefit next season after a donation from the Amazon team in Daventry.

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Northampton man tells his great-uncle's Dunkirk survival story in series of online videos

Northampton man tells his great-uncle's Dunkirk survival story in series of online videos

The nephew of a Dunkirk survivor is putting together a series of online videos based on his great-uncle’s interview about his experiences during the evacuation.

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The Pac Man street art appeared overnight

Mystery artist pays visit to Northamptonshire village painting Pacman characters around mini-roundabout...but who is doing it?

A West Haddon roundabout was given a makeover after a mystery artist decorated it with classic 1980s video game characters.
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Vote now for Northamptonshire groups to win £1,000 Mick George Skip of Gold

Vote now for Northamptonshire groups to win £1,000 Mick George Skip of Gold

The race is on to find the winner of the Skip Of Gold competition.

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Andrew before the life-changing accident.

Brixworth motorbike crash amputee who died twice in operating theatre back in the riding seat

A father-of-two has revived his love of motorcycle riding more than four years after he lost his leg following a horrific motorbike accident.
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Free pints up for grabs in Northamptonshire pubs

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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