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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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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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Group of men distracted a woman in Northampton so they could steal her bank card

Group of men distracted a woman in Northampton so they could steal her bank card

Thieves stole money from a woman’s account after taking her bank card in a Northampton robbery.

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Man dragged from car and punched by robbers who stole £2,000 in cash

Man dragged from car and punched by robbers who stole £2,000 in cash

A driver was dragged from his car and then robbed by a gang in Northampton.

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Sadhana Patel, co-owner, of Classic News

Northampton newsagent calls on Chancellor to abandon possible new cigarettes tax

Small corner shops in Northampton could go out of business if it a tax on tobacco is announced later today, a newsagent says.

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Stockley Street on the Bouverie Estate

Northampton General Hospital asks staff to park considerately after complaints from neighbours

Neighbours living near to NGH claim they are struggling to park outside their own houses some days as staff use their streets as "a free car park".

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Student from Northampton school hospitalised with suspected meningitis

Student from Northampton school hospitalised with suspected meningitis

Children have been sent home from a Northampton school with letters from Public Health England after a fellow student was hospitalised with suspected meningitis.

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Tony Ansell may have have won awards for his Abington Park cafe, but objectors say he should be made to bid for the use of the public building.

Others should be allowed to bid for Abington Park’s cafe to stop councillor’s ‘monopoly’ say objectors

A Conservative councillor’s hope of re-negotiating the lease of his cafe in Northampton has come up against objections, with some accusing the council of allowing a colleague a catering “monopoly” over the park.

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Police arrested the woman in connection with an assault

Front door of Northampton dentist smashed during burglary

A dental clinic in Northampton has been targeted by thieves.

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Candlelit vigil outside home of David Brickwood on one-year anniversary of his murder NNL-160926-220446009

Candlelit vigil held outside David Brickwood’s home to mark one-year anniversary of his death

Friends and family of murder victim David Brickwood held a candlelit vigil outside his home to mark the one-year anniversary since he was killed.

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Two cars broken into in Northampton and then set alight

Two cars broken into in Northampton and then set alight

Two cars were broken into and set alight while parks on a Northampton street.

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Baby D

Baby D and Alex Party from the Nineties play Northampton venue on New Year’s Eve

More than 1,300 partygoers are expected for a New Year’s Eve bash with two 1990’s dance musicians.

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Gas meter hit in Dulverton Road Abington NNL-160729-172821009

BREAKING NEWS: Houses evacuated in Northampton after car crash leads to gas leak

Houses been evacuated in an area of Northampton and neighbours are being advised to close doors and windows after a car crash caused a gas leak on a residential street.

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