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Kids’ play area in Northampton park deliberately damaged for third time

A children’s play area in Northampton has been vandalised for the third time with offenders causing £1,000 worth of damage.

The junction of Watermeadow Drive and Crestwood Road

Teenage boy kicks woman in Northampton while trying to steal her handbag

A teenage boy kicked a woman while attempting to take her handbag before running off empty-handed.

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The Fox & Hounds was robbed on Sunday.

Northampton pub robbed by pair armed with hammers

Two men wielding hammers ordered staff to open tills and a safe at a pub in Northampton.
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Police are investigating

Gaming equipment and games stolen in Kettering burglary

Gaming equipment and games were stolen in a burglary at a Kettering house.

Thieves steal from shipping containers in Corby

Thieves steal from shipping containers in Corby

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at Corby Garden Machinery in St James Road, Corby.

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Corby bookies robbed by man wearing motorcycle helmet

A bookmakers in Corby was robbed by a man who stole cash before making off as a pillion passenger on a motorbike.

Charity collection bag destroyed in Corby fire

Charity collection bag destroyed in Corby fire

Police in Corby are appealing for witnesses after a fence was set alight at the weekend.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Cyclist left with broken ribs after swerving to avoid car in Northants countryside

A cyclist suffered broken ribs following an incident involving a car which failed to stop.

MP David Mackintosh may have to with the approval of a majority of more than 100 Conservative party members if he is to run again as an MP.

Crucial meeting to decide whether David Mackintosh remains an MP will take place at Sixfields

A senior Conservative has claimed the decision to decide MP David Mackintosh's election candidacy during a meeting at Sixfields Stadium was not a vindictive ploy.
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Man suffers fractured eye socket in Kettering assault

Police are appealing for the public’s help after a man suffered a fractured eye socket in an attack in Kettering.

Police hail fall in yob behaviour in Irthlingborough

Police hail fall in yob behaviour in Irthlingborough

Anti-social behaviour in Irthlingborough has seen a sharp decrease in recent weeks.

The new Motion service launches this week

Passengers on trains through Northampton to get free entertainment package of movies, TV programmes and more

London Midland has launched a free entertainment service on its trains through Northamptonshire.

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Former Northamptonshire County Council offices, John Dryden House, has been sold to energy firm Opus.

Energy company could employ 800 in Northampton after buying former county council offices

An expanding energy firm is set to move its workers into the county council's former offices in Northampton in a move it says will allow it to grow to an 800-strong workforce by the end of the year.

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A wartime display at the County Ground in Northampton

Revealed: Secrets of ‘Dad’s Army’ of Northants

Next year sees the 50th anniversary of Dad’s Army, one of the most popular TV sitcoms ever made.

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Elderly woman robbed on her own doorstep in Kettering

An elderly woman was robbed as she answered the door to her home in Dryden Street in Kettering.

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Andre Gonzalez de Savage, Sajid Javid and Heather Smith at the tory manifesto launch party yesterday.

'There just isn't enough funding' say county council chiefs in pledge to lobby Government for more after election

County council chiefs have blamed outdated central government systems for 'unfair funding' in the Northamptonshire.
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St John's House has been closed temporarily due to issues over staffing.

'I wasn't allowed to say goodbye': Teenager rails against decision to shut her Northamptonshire children's home

A teenager who has been moved out of her Northamptonshire County Council-run care home because of staffing issues says her life have been torn apart.
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Fire crew at scene of thatched cottage blaze in Northants village

Fire officers are currently dealing with a significant thatched cottage fire in Easton Maudit, between Wellingborough and Olney.

Councillor Mary Markham says she would not support David Mackintosh's candidacy for Northampton South.

BREAKING NEWS: Former borough council leader would not support David Mackintosh's bid to stand again as MP in Northampton

A senior Conservative has confirmed she would not support David Mackintosh's bid to run again in June's General Election due to his handling of the Sixfields saga.
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Keiran Holland punched the man to the floor, starting the attack.

Northampton judge praises member of public who tripped fleeing offender after four-on-one beating

Two cousins 'put the boot in' to a defenseless man on a night out, a Northampton court heard.
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