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Northampton woman pleads with council to keep library doors open amid fears parents will lose activities for children

A mum-of-one who moved to Duston from Bristol, not knowing anyone, is urging Northamptonshire County Council to keep open library doors, claiming the book-lending service has been a 'godsend' for her family.
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PC Declan Gabriel

Policeman dismissed for gross misconduct once dubbed 'true hero' after saving baby's life

The police officer once branded ‘a true hero’ by the mother of a 12-month old daughter whose life he once saved will never work for the force again after he was dismissed for gross misconduct.
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Alan Moore has "had enough" of Northamptonshire County Council's treatment of his hometown

Alan Moore threatens to pull out of TV project in Northampton in light of 'continuing destruction and pillaging of town’s resources'

Writer Alan Moore has threatened to ditch plans for a television series set in Northampton because he no longer wishes to draw attention to the town because of the way the county council has treated it.
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Gav Sokhi, managing director of Skyline Taxis.

Skyline Taxis picks up second Northampton cab firm after acquiring town centre company

A taxi company based in Milton Keynes has acquired its second Northampton firm in as many months.
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The Honourary Consul of France awarding George Verden with the Lgion d'Honneur medal at the Mayor's Office at Northampton Guildhall.

Northampton Second World War veteran honoured with Légion d'Honneur medal 73 years after service

A former 94-year-old pilot, who flew 49 missions in his RAF career and took part in crucial bombing operations on D-Day, broke down in tears as he was awarded his service medals after 73 years.
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St Giles Church Graveyard was taped off by police in May following an alleged sex attack.

BREAKING NEWS: 53-year-old man cleared of all charges over alleged Northampton graveyard sex attack

A Northampton man charged with rape over an incident in a town centre graveyard has been cleared of all charges.
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Declan Gabriel

BREAKING NEWS: Northamptonshire Police constable struck off after disciplinary hearing

A Northamptonshire Police constable has been dismissed and prevented from working for the police ever again following a disciplinary hearing into his behaviour in the company of a teenage girl.

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Police would like to speak to these men in connection with the incidents.

Two men wanted in connection with fuel theft from Northampton garages

Police have released CCTV pictures of people they believe they may have information about theft of fuel in Northampton.

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A house in Five Acres Fold was burgled.

'Distinctive' jewellery and car keys stolen in Northampton home burglary

A gold locket, jewellery and other items were stolen in a burglary at a Northampton house.

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Peanut's Tinder profile has now been removed after he was found safe and well.

Northampton woman finds her lost cat...after posting an appeal on Tinder

A cat from Northampton got 400 matches after his owner bought a premium Tinder membership and issued an appeal to find him on the dating app.

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The summer holidays are barely out of sight, but half term is here next week.

What can I do with the kids over half-term in Northamptonshire?

Half term is approaching for Northamptonshire schools next week.

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Former Chronicle & Echo journalist wins national award for 'outstanding' work with diabetes

Former Chronicle & Echo journalist wins national award for 'outstanding' work with diabetes

A former Chronicle & Echo journalist has been recognised for his “inherent passion and zeal to help others” at a major awards ceremony celebrating good practice within diabetes.
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Pride in Northamptonshire 2017 Winners.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

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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Three other men have pleaded not guilty to throwing ammonia at four people in the Drapery.

BREAKING NEWS: Man pleads guilty to Northampton town centre noxious substance attack

A man has pleaded guilty to splashing four people with ammonia in an attack in Northampton town centre.
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Ex-Northants Police officer denies sexual assault and misconduct

Ex-Northants Police officer denies sexual assault and misconduct

A former Northants Police constable has denied charges of sexual assault and misconduct in a public office.

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Rebecca with her mum and brother

Pupil’s pink fundraiser tops £1,000 for Wellingborough breast cancer charity

A schoolgirl has raised more than £1,200 after turning her hair pink for a cause close to her heart.

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The Bantam Cock will close down at the end of the month.

LAST ORDERS: Northampton pub The Bantam Cock will shut at end of month

A well-known Northampton town centre pub with a history of violent crime on premises has announced it will close at the end of October.
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Northampton General Hospital is building a new "assessment centre" to take the strain off A&E - but it won't be complete for another year.

Northampton A&E swamped by over 400 patients in 'busiest day ever'

Northampton General Hospital A&E saw its "busiest day ever" this week with over 400 patients asking for help in a single day.

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L-R: Chair of St James residents association, Graham Croucher, the mayor of Northampton, councillor Gareth Eales and Eliza Gammons' great-great grandson, Wayne Casey stand next to the newly unveiled street sign.

Northampton honours mother and daughters who died in Zeppelin air raid 100 years ago

A square in St James has officially been named, ‘Gammons Place’ in memory of Eliza and her twin daughters, Gladys and Lily Gammons, who died when an incendiary bomb was dropped on their home 100 years ago.
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KPMG has been given the go-ahead to resume its probe into the 10.2m Sixfields loan.

EXCLUSIVE: Auditors given green light to resume second Sixfields loan probe

Auditors who put their probe into the £10.2 million loan Cobblers loan on hold to allow for a police investigation to continue have been given the green light to resume.
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