Appeal for missing Northampton man, 24, to make contact

Police are appealing for a missing man to make contact with them.

The Duston School.

Northampton school warns parents to remain vigilant after reports of a suspicious man waiting nearby

A Northampton school has received reports of a man waiting close to the school and staring at a child.
'Young at heart' Northampton headteacher today celebrates 60th birthday

'Young at heart' Northampton headteacher today celebrates 60th birthday

Headteacher, Gail Barnshaw of Hunsbury Park Primary School is today celebrating her 60th birthday.
Police are warning publicans to keep their premises secure after revealing 22 venues have been hit over the past five weeks.

Fruit machine bandits have raided 22 Northamptonshire pubs in just five weeks

Pub owners across Northamptonshire are being urged to step up security after 22 nightspots were raided in just over a month.

Miles Anderson.

Fears for missing Northamptonshire man, 27, who has not been seen for a week

Police are growing increasingly concerned about a 27-year-old Northamptonshire man who has not been seen for a week.

Toby Randall. Credit: Roc Nation,

VIDEO: Northampton teenager releases debut song featuring world-renowned DJ

A 16-year-old Northampton teen, who has risen to fame after recording covers of chart hits from his bedroom, has released his first single featuring A-lister, DJ Khaled.
The Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra.

Top amateur orchestra to return to Northampton in 'spectacular' church concert

The Birmingham Philharmonic is set to pay a return visit to Northampton to perform Berlioz's 'Symphonie Fantastique'.
Winston Reid is facing trial at Northampton Crown Court over allegations he raped and beat women.

'I thought it was all over': Alleged rape victim tells how Northampton man nearly strangled her to death

An alleged victim of a Northampton man accused of being a violent rapist and 'pimp' has claimed he nearly killed her by strangling her, a court heard.
The Kingsthorpe smart corridor works are not due to start until late next year when planning money from the developers of Buckton Fields becomes available.

Kingsthorpe 'smart corridor' scheme will not start until late 2018 at least

Plans to establish a so-called "smart corridor" to ease traffic in Kingsthorpe are unlikely to start until late 2018 when planning sweetener funds become available.

An artists impression of the sports dome.

Northampton university's multi-use sports dome plans given green light

Planning permission has been granted for a multi-use sports dome, two sports performance labs and a pair of teaching rooms at the new Waterside campus, which will open in a year's time.
Northampton town centre.

Council asks Northamptonians to share views on culture and tourism in the town

Residents and businesses are being invited to share their views on culture and tourism in Northampton, this September and October.
Eight people have been arrested following a break-in at the Costcutter in Wellingborough Road.

Eight arrested in connection with Northampton early morning supermarket burglary

Eight people have been arrested after a Northampton budget store was ransacked in the early hours of the morning.
Ecton Brook Brownies.

Northampton Brownies group make a promise to be road smart

A group of Northampton Brownies have proved they are road smart after coming up a number of ideas on how to stay safe when out and about.
Barham was working at the Northampton offices of Capita when he made the comments.

Northampton benefits assessor who called claimant 'too fat' given five-year caution

A disability benefits assessor from Northampton who said a claimant was "too fat" to wipe her bottom has been given a five-year caution.
Wootton Park School children officially opened their new library yesterday with special guests from Northampton Town Football Club.

Cobblers players and Northampton pupils unveil new school library double-decker bus

A double-decker bus has been revamped into 'The Reading Journey' library where children between four and 19 years old can study at a Northampton school.
Representatives from the police and the borough council will be on hand. Photo credit to Niall Skinner.

'This will be a chance to knock some heads together': Northampton folk meet over flytipping and bins

Fed-up residents in Northampton are holding a meeting tonight to fight against flytipping and anti-social behaviour in the Mounts.
Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or ring Crimestoppers, in confidence on 101.

Gang of up to 10 youths rob boy of phone and bike in Northampton

A 14-year-old boy was robbed by a gang of up to 10 youths in Northampton before he ran away.

Pupil's personal development at Thorplands Primary School is "outstanding", says Ofsted.

Northampton primary school palmed off by academies trust 'thrives' under new principal, says Ofsted

Pupils are “thriving” at a Northampton Primary School despite the fact its academies trust is trying to give up responsibility for it.

Billing Road crossroads.

Gas works at Northampton crossroads will be delayed until October after hitting 'unexpected' difficulties

A company has apologised to motorists after extending a set of gas works until October, two weeks after the original deadline.
Syringes and metal spoons litter the archway near to a children's pocket park.

Council to put up fence around Northampton park to bar anti-social behaviour

Northampton Borough Council will install a new fence next week around the outskirts of a park to stop drug users and prostitutes.
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