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'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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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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ELECTION 2017 DAVENTRY: Tory candidate says exit polls ‘does not chime with doorstep talk’

The Conservative candidate in Daventry says the exit polls that pointed to a hung Parliament did match the impression he had been given while out canvassing.

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The world’s eyes on Daventry for start of Women’s Tour

The world’s eyes on Daventry for start of Women’s Tour

Daventry was transformed on a sunny and blustery Wednesday morning as the Women’s Tour got under way, watched by a large, enthusiastic crowd of all ages who had come out to catch a glimpse of the riders taking part in the international event.

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PICTURES: Daventry hosts Ovo Women’s Tour Grand Depart

PICTURES: Daventry hosts Ovo Women’s Tour Grand Depart

Daventry hosted international cycle race the Ovo Women’s Tour on Wednesday morning with a large crowd lining the town’s streets to cheer on the riders, which included a number of world and Olympic champions.

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Robert Hawes

Daventry man jailed for child grooming after being snared by online vigilante group

An online predator from Daventry has been jailed after being trapped by a group of vigilantes.

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Northamptonshire's Hannah Barnes

Northamptonshire’s Hannah Barnes among the star names on OVO Energy Women’s Tour rider list

Fans can look forward to watching the world’s top women cyclists next week, after the full 102-rider provisional start list for the OVO Energy Women’s Tour was announced this afternoon

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Elise Hawksworth

Fundraising abseil of Northampton’s Lift Tower for Daventry district guide

A Newnham teenager will abseil down Northampton’s Lift Tower to help raise money for her girl guiding trip to Mexico.

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Kelmarsh Hall

Innovative heritage project at Kelmarsh Hall receives council’s support

The Kelmarsh Trust has been awarded a grant of £15,000 from Daventry District Council to support the Heritage Lottery Funded Tunnelling Through the Past project.

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Two men from Daventry area in court next month on murder charges

Two men from Daventry area in court next month on murder charges

Two men from the Daventry area will appear in court on murder charges next month after being remanded in custody today.

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Northampton town centre could house six new flats if plans get approval

A Northampton town centre street could have six new flats should plans for the conversion of the mixed use building be given the green light.

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