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Get your teeth into Duston panto

Duston Players are off to Granny’s cottage in their brand new pantomime.

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James Scott

Northampton man jailed for 16 years following rapes of children

A Northampton man has been jailed for a total of 16 years for a  campaign of sexual abuse against children, including the rape of a child under the age of 13.

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Claire Pell's cat Penny was shot point blank an air rifle, leaving her needing surgery to remove her left eye.

Award for Northampton cat who survived bullet to the brain when she was deliberately shot through the eye

Penny, a lucky black cat from Northampton, has won an award for her bravery after surviving gunshot at close range.

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Punch thrown near to Northampton pub knocked disabled man unconscious

Punch thrown near to Northampton pub knocked disabled man unconscious

A disabled man was knocked unconscious during an assault near a Northampton pub at the weekend.

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Roger Hayman, street lighting operative, starts the switch-off in 2011

Worried Northampton parent fears for daughter’s safety following street lights switch off

A concerned dad who claims pedestrians have taken to using head torches is calling on the Northamptonshire County Council to “investigate the dim, inadequate street lighting” in the town.

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‘We got down on our bellies and just crawled in’ Northampton PCs speak about dramatic burning house rescue

‘We got down on our bellies and just crawled in’ Northampton PCs speak about dramatic burning house rescue

The two police officers who crawled into a burning house to save an elderly lady’s life have recalled the dramatic rescue.

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Family thank two police constables after they rescued a 95-year-old Northampton woman from her burning house

Two police officers led an elderly lady from a house in Northampton that was on fire.

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Questions are being raised over the welfare of pupils at the Duston School after reports seveal had tendered resignations in recent weeks.

Union has concerns about staff welfare at one of Northampton’s biggest schools - after reports of multiple resignations

A national teaching union says it has concerns about the welfare of staff at the Duston School - after unconfirmed reports suggested several experienced teachers had left in recent weeks.

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Former teacher at The Duston School, Daniel Twigger, has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for cultivating a cannabis grow and selling it for wholesale amounts.

Northampton supply teacher jailed for running a cannabis factory at home was arrested at his school

An IT teacher at a secondary school in Northampton has been jailed for 20 months after police discovered he was running a wholesale cannabis growing operation from a spare room.

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The cows were spotted in the road near the A4500 / Tollgate Way roundabout

20 cows cause traffic delays in Northampton as firefighters respond to nearby fire

Motorists have been warned to expect disruption on a major route into Northampton after a herd of brown cows escaped onto the carriageway.

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New 66-bed Duston care home plans

New 66-bed care home for the over 65s set to open on former British Timken site next year

Building work for a new 66-bed care home purposely built for the elderly is now underway in Duston ready for opening next year.

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Poppy Field Farm

New pub set to open in Northampton on former British Timken site

A Northampton pub situated on the former British Timken site is set to create 70 jobs when it opens next year.

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Man, 22, hit on the back of a head with hammer during fight with gang of eight men in Northampton

A man was approached by a gang and hit on the back of the head before they smashed up his car.

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Artist Cordell Garfield is hosting in Northampton

Artists putting Northampton in the frame

Hundreds of artists from across the county will be displaying their work when Northants Open Studio Trails. gets underway on Saturday.

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Nearly double the amount sixth formers got A grades and above in a good  A-level year for Duston School.

Aeroplane engineer of the future gets career off to flying start with top A-level grade at Duston School

A former head boy’s impressive A-level results will see him head off to study aeroplane engineering in one of a number of top grade success stories at The Duston School this morning.

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Steel sculpture celebrating former Northampton factory approved

Steel sculpture celebrating former Northampton factory approved

A 3.5 metre-high steel sculpture and seating area is to be built to mark the influence of British Timken on Northampton.

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People in Northampton have been given advice with how to deal with the growing gull population in the town

People in Northampton warned not to feed growing population of ‘urban gulls’ in the town

People in Northampton have been warned to try to avoid feeding the increasing amount of ‘urban gulls’ in the town.

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Northampton boy was flown to hospital ‘with knife still in his head’

Northampton boy was flown to hospital ‘with knife still in his head’

A boy who sustained a stab wound to the head in Northampton still had the knife in his skull when he was taken to hospital.

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Girl arrested after boy, 13, is stabbed in Northampton

Girl arrested after boy, 13, is stabbed in Northampton

A girl has been arrested in Northampton after a teenage boy was taken to hospital with stab injuries to his head.

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Mark Rands has been sentenced to five years and four months in prison.

Northampton man jailed for five years for child sex offences

A Northampton man has been sentenced to five years and four months in prisonfor child sex offences.

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