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CCTV footage released of Northampton garden centre duvet set thieves

A woman distracted staff at a garden centre while her two male accomplices stole bedding sets.
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Large amounts of jewellery were stolen from a Wootton home during a burglary.

Large amounts of jewellery stolen from Northampton home during burglary

A large quantity of jewellery was stolen during a burglary at an address in Northampton.

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Man punched and robbed of money by biker who brandished a blade in Northampton

A man was punched, robbed of his wallet, phone and iPad early today (Friday) and held at knifepoint while walking through gardens in Northampton.
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Traffic on the A45 this morning.

Crash leaves major route in Northampton closed - and long delays on surrounding routes

An accident involving a car and a lorry has caused gridlock in parts of Northampton, adding to the disruptions from a serious crash earlier in the day on the M1.

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Upton Country Park. Credit: Google Maps

'Homophobic incident' reported at country park, Northamptonshire Police says

A man - who was with his family - made homophobic comments to a passer-by after the victim's dog approached him.
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Queues are stretching back for five miles (credit Highways England)

BREAKING NEWS: M1 shut in Northamptonshire after serious collision

A serious accident on the M1 has led to delays of up to 85 minutes and the closure of the motorway’s southbound lanes on a busy Northamptonshire stretch.

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Watch: The Chron’s live county council hustings

Watch: The Chron’s live county council hustings

The Chronicle & Echo is hosting a live debate with representatives of the five parties contesting the local elections.

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David with three girls from the Northampton Road Runners.

Northampton running club pledge to help member with motor neurone disease cross finish line

A 64-year-old disabled Northampton man who ran 30 marathons will cross another finish line this Monday with a little help from his running club.
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'Angels in disguise': Northampton hospital-goers pay tribute to A&E staff following frank junior doctors documentary

Channel 4's eye-opening glimpse into the life of junior doctors at Northampton General Hospital's A&E has prompted a further flurry of praise for our under-pressure medics.
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The ladies at the AgeUk store in St Giles Street with two of their vintage dresses.

Wear a bespoke vintage wedding dress on your big day with Northampton charity shop contest

A Northampton charity shop competition is offering one lucky bride-to-be the chance to wear a bespoke, one-of-a-kind dress for their big day.
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Angela Hillery

Men dominate the top jobs in Northamptonshire -  Chron investigation reveals - with one NHS body paying women £14k less on average

An investigation by the Chronicle & Echo has revealed that the average pay for women on a number of local authorities in Northamptonshire is up to £14,800 less than for men.
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Councillor Danielle Stone said the law should be changed to allow boroughs to take over failing school trusts.

Borough council votes down bid to allow it to take over failing school trusts in Northampton

A bid to petition the Government to allow the borough council to run failing academy trusts in Northampton was shut down by town Conservatives.

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The girls at the Beauty With Inn salon have received three.

Banksy of poetry's message to Northampton hair salons to 'keep your chin up'

More hair salons across Northampton have come forward to show their appreciation for the uplifting words of the so-called 'Banksy of poetry' after they were also sent verses from the anonymous bard.
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Teen robbed of mobile phone by two men in Northampton

Teen robbed of mobile phone by two men in Northampton

A teenage boy was threatened by two men and forced to hand over his mobile phone in the Eastern District of Northampton.

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The incident happened on Kingsthorpe Road

Cyclist taken to hospital with serious injuries after collision in Northampton

A cyclist was left with serious injuries following a road traffic collision in Semilong.

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Northampton Music Festival is set to return in June.

Northampton Music Festival will return to the Market Square for tenth year running, sponsor says

The sound of music will once again be filling the streets in the town centre this summer with thanks to Northampton town centre Business Improvement District (BID).
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Nominate a Northampton children's ward for a £15,000 cinema makeover

Nominate a Northampton children's ward for a £15,000 cinema makeover

A company is looking for a Northampton children's hospital to upgrade with a 100-inch cinema screen.

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The Eleanor Cross monument in Hardingstone has 'fallen into disrepair', say local history groups.

'Neglected' landmark of Northampton heritage causes confusion between councils as no-one knows who owns it

A Northampton monument is in danger of 'falling to pieces' if action is not taken by a local authority now, a historian has said.
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One of the four caravans on Whitehills

Travellers given 24 hours to leave Northampton park

A group of travellers who have gathered on a Northampton park have been given 24 hours to move on.

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Couples could soon get married in the grounds' event rooms.

Bowl a maiden over and get married at Northampton's home of cricket

Cricket-loving couples could soon have their wedding at the Northamptonshire County Ground.
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