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Inspirational people from across Northamptonshire celebrated at 2017 Pride awards

Unsung heroes from across the county have been honoured at our annual Pride in Northamptonshire Awards.

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VIDEO: Daventry house crashed into by lorry was sold to son by his father three weeks ago

A fully-loaded truck caused significant damage to a Daventry property - only recently passed down from father to son - when it crashed straight into the house's front door around 1am on Thursday morning.
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Police and fire services attended the scene

Driver rescued from lorry after crashing into Daventry house

The driver of an articulated lorry had to be rescued from his cab after he collided with an unoccupied detached house in Daventry early on Thursday morning.
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One of the many mice caught in traps around the house

Mother's 'health at risk' due to condition of her rodent-infested housing group property in Weedon

A mother has seen her health deteriorate as a result of a mice infestation in her Weedon home which she claims her housing group has failed to deal with.
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Ben Howkins and Geri the Giraffe

Geri the Giraffe stolen from Daventry village

A beloved ornamental giraffe was stolen from a Daventry village last week, much to its owner's dismay.
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Construction on the surgery is expected to be complete next summer

Work starts on new doctors surgery in Northamptonshire village

Construction work has begun on a new doctors surgery in Brixworth.
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Motorcycle rider killed in collision on Northamptonshire road

Motorcycle rider killed in collision on Northamptonshire road

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car at the weekend.

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The Long Buckby Dental Care

Northamptonshire woman gets £10,000 settlement from dentists for losing one tooth

A Northamptonshire woman has won £10,000 from her dentists in an out-of-court settlement with the help of specialist dental negligence solicitors.
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Inspector Anthony Rawson tweeted this image the day after the incident

'I need it to get to bed': Daventry man heavily fined after stealing golf buggy and drink-driving it home

A Daventry man arrested for stealing a golf buggy from a masquerade ball and driving it drunk via a pit-stop in a drive-thru McDonald's told police officers he needed the vehicle to "get home to bed".
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The illegal motorbike

'Illegal' motorbike seized after complaints from Daventry residents

Police in Daventry seized a distinctive motorcycle which has been driven illegally around the town.

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Daphne Bowhill and Cllr Lynne Taylor gave out the teddies on Monday.

Northamptonshire firefighters handed teddies to provide comfort to children after traumatic events

Firefighters in Daventry have been gifted a new tool to help people in need – hand-knitted teddies.

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Executive assistant Rachel Norris (centre) pictured with Northgate School students and headteacher Shez Webb (back left), senior operations manager Robert Goble and HR business partner Sean Talbot

Northampton specialist arts school gets boost from Amazon Daventry's donation

A Northampton school has been given a £1,000 donation by the team at Daventry's Amazon fulfilment centre.

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Traffic update

A45 reopened after collision in Weedon this morning

The A45 was closed to traffic in both directions for two hours following a collision early this morning.
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The newly renamed Randolph Building

Talks over Daventry school's lease which prevents under-14s from using building are taking place

Daventry District Council and Parker E-Act Academy are in talks over the conditions of the lease currently preventing under-14s from using the former UTC building.
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DACT workers proudly show off their Queen's Award for Voluntary Service at their Daventry headquarters. Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

FEATURE: DACT – the service that saves lives

Pat Punch was at rock bottom. After his relationship with his wife broke down in 1996 he became depressed for the first time in his life and was prescribed Prozac by his doctor to help him cope.
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The blaze produced a large, dark plume of smoke. Picture: Andrea Contini

Van full of tyres ignites near Daventry town centre

A transit van filled with tyres caught fire near Daventry town centre yesterday.
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Inspector Anthony Rawson tweeted this image earlier today.

'Drunk golf buggy thief' makes McDonald's pit stop while driving from Towcester to Daventry

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of stealing a golf buggy with balloons attached to it and driving it drunk for "many miles" to a fast food restaurant.

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Car manufacturer set to open £6million Daventry state-of-the-art apprentice training facility

Car manufacturer set to open £6million Daventry state-of-the-art apprentice training facility

Volvo has begun training staff members at its new £6million Daventry facility where, in 2020, it intends to accommodate hundreds of apprentices as part of an ongoing recruitment drive.

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The maggots on Foundry Place

'Clean your premises' says district council as hundreds of maggots seen wriggling on Daventry town centre street

Daventry District Council has told town centre businesses to clean up their act after hundreds of maggots were pictured on the street beside an overflowing bin, thought to belong to nearby fast food outlets.

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Police would like to speak to the person pictured.

Investigation launched into trespass and criminal damage at Daventry rail hub

A person is wanted in connection to spray painting a number of trains in Daventry with the word "YOUT".

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