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'Fun Colour Rush' race will return to Northampton to raise money for the homeless

A Northampton park is set to welcome the 'Fun Colour Rush' race for the second year running with an estimated 2000 adults and children taking part.
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Terry Whenham on The Frontline Walk

Terry tkes on The Battlefields Walk in honour of fallen great uncle

A Northampton man is returning to the First World War battlefields, walking in the footsteps of his great uncle, who lost his life in France.

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Guider, Rosemary Reid

Northampton guider who teaches feminism to youngsters named Inspirational Woman Award finalist

A 65-year-old who has been 'instrumental' in running a girl guide unit for over 40-years has been shortlisted as an Inspirational Woman finalist.
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A crashed car in Abington Grove

Abandoned, crashed car putting Northampton pedestrians at risk

A Northampton man claims that he has witnessed two people almost struck down by oncoming traffic because a crashed car has been left to obstruct a pavement.
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Northampton bakery to help raise dough with Saints art

Northampton bakery to help raise dough with Saints art

A chance encounter by an artist with the England Rugby captain has inspired him to paint a unique work of art to be raffled for charity.

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Zac Forskitt

Eighty friends and family to complete half marathon in memory of Northampton man Zac Forskitt

Up to 80 family and friends are set to run the Silverstone Half Marathon in memory of a 20-year-old Northampton student who inspired a fund-raising campaign.
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DJ equipment stolen in Northampton burglary

DJ equipment stolen in Northampton burglary

DJ equipment, laptops and clothing were stolen from a Northampton home.

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Arthur Brumhill

Trial begins of man accused of murdering Northampton pet shop owner 24 years ago

Prosecutors are set to open their case against the man accused of murdering Northampton pet shop owner Arthur Brumhill in 1993.

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Car parked in Semilong

Does this street have the worst parkers in Northampton? Resident calls on police to crack down on drivers.

A concerned Northampton woman is fearing for the safety of residents in her street as drivers take to parking their cars on the pavements.

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Car parked in Semilong

Resident calls on police to crackdown on illegal parking in Northampton

An angry Northampton woman is fearing for the safety of residents in her street as drivers take to parking their cars on the pavements.

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Police are appealing for witnesses after the break-in at Lloyds Pharmacy.

Burglars target perfume in Northampton pharmacy raid

Raiders took perfume from a Northampton pharmacy in an overnight burglary.

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A tipping trailer has been stolen overnight from Northampton

Tipping trailer stolen overnight from Northampton

An Ifor Williams tipping trailer has been stolen overnight from Northampton between Tuesday, January 17 and Wednesday, January 18.
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Rebecca Wootton

Northampton woman ordered to stop begging

A woman from Northampton has been given a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) preventing her from asking for money, gifts, donations or handouts.

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Northamptons Assistant District Commissioner for Cub Scouts, Esther Phillips presented the six Cubs with their Chief Scouts Silver Awards

Northampton Cub Scouts are six of the best with top award

Be Prepared! That’s the motto of the Cub Scouts which six of their members have taken very seriously - prepared for two years hard work.

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VIDEO: Firework set light to shed and nearby bushes in Northampton garden while owners were away

An out-of-control firework destroyed a garden shed in a Northampton home during New Year's Day celebrations.
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Fishing equipment was stolen overnight from a garage in Northampton. Photo credit: Google Maps.

Fishing equipment stolen overnight from a garage in Northampton

Thieves targeted a garage in Abington and stole fishing equipment, including a blue rod carrier case, a three-wheeled electric-powered trolley and four fishing rods.
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Parking troubles around the Abington area

Northampton driver stunned by 4am parking fine- but look at the cars the wardens ignored

An angry Northampton man who struggled to find a parking space close to his home found he was issued with a parking ticket at 4 am.
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Kind-hearted samaritans to provide financial and practical help to Northampton neighbours at Christmas

Kind-hearted Northampton housemates offer random acts of kindness to neighbours at Christmas

A group of Northampton housemates have posted letters to neighbouring streets offering a helping hand to people who might be in need this festive season.
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The Abington Park train fire on November 8, 2008, taken by a passing policeman

Popular children’s train set to return to Abington Park eight years after arson attack

A much-loved train once popular with children in one of Northampton’s biggest parks is finally set for a comeback - eight years after vandals set fire to it.

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Northampton North MP Michael Ellis is launching a consultation to see whether Abington residents want a parking permit scheme in their street.

Do you want a permit scheme to alleviate the car-crammed streets of Abington? Asks Northampton MP

Residents of a part of Northampton plagued by parking problems are to be consulted on whether they want to introduce a £35-a-year permit scheme.

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