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Spotlight on Northamptonshire writer whose musical is set to feature at West End Theatre

A Northamptonshire writer's new musical has found a home in the West End after it was snapped up by a London Theatre.

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Northampton town centre has been hit by gridlock traffic several times in recent months.

Councils unite to tackle Northampton's congestion crisis with plan to rework roads around North Gate Bus Station

Parking outside the North Gate Bus Station will be banned in a bid to fight slow-moving traffic, councillors say.
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David Miller in a photograph taken in the 1990s

‘I have done nothing, but lock me up’ pleads defendant in Northampton murder case days after the killing of David Miller, court is told

The prosecution in the David Miller murder case gave details of one of the defendant’s actions in the days after the killing of David Miller, which led the police to the discovery of the crime scene.
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Kurdish student Stira Haj Ibhrahim with her family.

Kurdish student bags overall progress award at ceremony for new Northamptonshire college campus

The first intake of students at Northampton College’s new-look Daventry campus has been honoured for their hard work and dedication at an awards ceremony.
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Founded in 1996, the programme has reached over 800,000 children internationally and 63,000 children in the UK.

Teacher babies honoured for helping Northampton primary school pupils learn empathy

They’re just about to have their first birthdays, but a group of seven babies are being celebrated for their contribution to teaching in Northampton over the last school year.

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Have you seen Charlotte?

Have you seen this Northampton woman today? Police ask missing Charlotte to get in touch

An urgent appeal to find a missing Northampton woman has been launched by police.
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The Friends of Northampton General Hospital have been asked to pay to park at NGH due to a shortage in spaces.

'This will be the final straw': Northampton General Hospital volunteers asked to pay to park

A number of NGH volunteers are considering resigning as a result of an 'unwarranted' parking charge at the hospital.
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Traffic is estimated to be moving slowly following a crash in Northampton.

Ambulance crews take casualties to hospital following Northampton crash

Traffic is reported to be moving slow and lanes have been closed in Northampton following an accident.
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Officers launch appeal to help identify this man following a Northampton theft.

Appeal to help identify man following backpack theft from Northampton gig

Officers have launched an appeal to help identify a man they would like to speak in connection with a stolen rucksack that took place in Northampton last weekend.

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Police would like to speak with these two men or anyone who might know about them.

CCTV images released of men connected to Northampton assault where man's jaw was fractured

Two men are wanted by police who may have information about an assault in Northampton.
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The incident was reported on Kettering Road.

Delays on Northampton road after cyclist is reportedly involved in incident

A cyclist has reportedly been involved in an collision on a Northampton road.
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The Lighthouse on Wellingborough Road

Restaurant Review: The Lighthouse

I have a confession to make. Although I’ve lived in England my whole life, I’ve never been the biggest fish and chips fan.

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Michael Ellis and the 50-srong children's choir officially opening the refurbished facility.

Older person's housing scheme in Northampton officially opened after major refurb

A 1990s-built old people's apartment block in Northampton has officially reopened following a £1.75 million refurbishment.

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Northampton housing association stands by 'stay in the flat policy' following Northampton flat fire

A social housing provider in Northampton said if residents see or hear a blaze in another part of the building they should stay in their own apartments if the fire is elsewhere.
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Barwood Capital has lodged plans to turn Riverside house into 400 apartments for nurses and students.

Developer bids to turn Northampton's Riverside House car park into 400-flat nursing block

An investment firm has launched plans to turn tired looking 1970s Northampton office block into a major accommodation block for hospital nurses and students.
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A man was dragged from his car and beaten in Park Crescent East in Kings Heath.

Hate crime investigation launched after man beaten and robbed in Northampton

A 40-year-old man was pulled from his car, assaulted and robbed of his wallet and phone in Northampton last night not far from where a man was stabbed on Tuesday.
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The sinkhole in Overstone Road opened up on Friday.

Sinkhole road in Northampton to reopen today following emergency repair work

A sinkhole hit road in Northampton is set to reopen today - but the cause of the 6ft deep void is still not known.
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Community Engagement officers Christian Buckenham and Rachel Packman at an event at Northampton University and with Mr Alaa Abouzanad, chair of Northamptonshire supplementary schools.

Community engagement officers visit Northampton mosques for holy month of Ramadan

Northamptonshire Police officers have been spending time at Northampton's mosques for the month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast from dawn until dusk.
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The University of Northampton has been given the highest possible ratingfor teaching excellence by the Government.

University of Northampton given highest possible rating for teaching excellence by the Government

The University of Northampton has been given the Gold Award in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – the highest rating possible which places it among the elite of the UK’s higher education institutions.
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The youth appeared in Northampton Magistrate's Court today (June 22).

Youth accused of Kings Heath stabbing also charged with stealing a phone and intimidating a witness

A 17-year-old boy has appeared in Northampton Magistrate's Court today (June 22) charged with stabbing a man after an incident in Kings Heath earlier this week.
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