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Northampton shopper criticises 'crazy' number of blue badge bays in retail park

A shopper has called the amount of disabled parking spaces after half of the spaces have been designated for blue badge holders.
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The incident happened in St James

Police arrest Northampton man wanted for shoplifting after finding him inside cupboard

Officers issued a warning to a man who helped hide an alleged shoplifter in his cupboard.
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The Pearls of Peace group with Superintendent Chris Hillery

Northampton women take part in self-defence class to combat hate crime

A Northampton women’s group today took part in a self-defence class aimed at giving them the confidence to go about their daily business without fear of hate crime.
Residents in St James protested against a proposed closure of a left turn from Spencer Bridge Road to Weedon Road. Now a business owner says the roadworks are hampering trade.

'We should be compensated for smart corridor works' says Northampton shop owner

A greengrocer in Northampton says works to the St James "smart corridor" are hampering businesses in the area so much - the council should consider compensating them.
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Chair of Momentum Northants, Anjona Roy.

Anti-austerity campaigners to hold public meeting in Northampton over local service cuts

A joint anti-austerity event headed by Northamptonshire groups Momentum and Save Northants Services will be held this month.

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The county council says stopping regular traffic from using the left turn from Spencer Bridge Road onto Weedon Road will increase the junction capacity... St James Residents' Association disagrees.

'Not-so-smart' corridor scheme for Northampton could cause traffic chaos if left turn is banned says residents' group

A residents' group fears a scheme aimed at busting traffic in St James could have the opposite effect - after learning a heavily used left turn by the Northampton Saints ground will be "banned."

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Recent developments have suggested plans for a waste-to-energy plant in Northampton are by no means dead and buried.

Power plant company 'still committed' to a facility in Northampton despite backlash to £160m 'incinerator'

Developers looking to build a waste-to-energy power plant in Northampton say they still haven't ruled out a site in St James as their preferred option - despite months of protests.

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Police release CCTV image of man who stole Poppy tin from Northampton petrol station

Police in Northampton investigating the theft of a Poppy Appeal charity box from a petrol station have released a picture of a man they would like to speak to.

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A trio of planters removed from St James Square have caused a bust up between a local residents' association and the county council. 2cchORrgv58Hr_qRO9G0

‘Give us back our plaques and planters’ says Northampton association after workers removed them ‘without asking’

A residents’ association in Northampton believes works to a traffic easing scheme in St James should be stopped after a set of plaques and planters were removed “without warning”.

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VIDEO: Hunt for man in connection with theft of poppy tin from Northampton store

A Northampton shopkeeper has been left “completely devastated” and “very, very angry” after a hooded man allegedly stole a poppy appeal box belonging to the Royal British Legion.

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Keely Warren, Marketing Assitant abseiling the tower

Colleagues abseil down Northampton’s lift tower dressed as Hallowe’en characters

A group of colleagues took on the challenge of abseiling down Northampton’s lift tower in Hallowe’en fancy dress in aid of charity.

Rubbish left outside the Maxxi Save store in weedon Road, St James, will be a thing of the past according to its owner, who says a new management team has taken over there. wA8VqQEkCpmg6OaVaUSC

No more ‘rubbish mountain’ outside my store promises new manager of Northampton Euro-market

The owner of a Northampton shop, where bins were left to overflow so badly some called for it to be shut down, says it will never happen again after new management was put in place.

‘Rock The Incinerator’ fundraiser opposing Northampton gasification plant was a ‘resounding success’ say organisers

‘Rock The Incinerator’ fundraiser opposing Northampton gasification plant was a ‘resounding success’ say organisers

A day of music, fun, food and fundraising was held on Saturday to finance the campaigning to fight the controversial St James incinerator.

Northampton postman Sgt Andy Hunter presented to William and Kate

Northampton postman Sgt Andy Hunter presented to William and Kate

A Northampton postman met The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall when they attended a Royal Mail reception to mark the 500th anniversary of the postal service.

Artist's impressions of the proposed power plant in St James were revealed earlier this year, complete with an education centre. But a recent call for a review into the scheme has thrown its location into doubt.

Could a £160m power plant plan for St James turn up elsewhere in Northampton?

Plans to set Northampton’s power plant proposal back for a review period has prompted speculation the developers could be considering other sites in the county - or scaling down the St James scheme.

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BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Edward Tenniswood ‘needlessly added to the torment of India Chipchase’s family’

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Edward Tenniswood ‘needlessly added to the torment of India Chipchase’s family’

As a crime reporter, I’ve experienced numerous murder trials and seen dozens of violent, unrepentant criminals attempt to fool a jury into finding them not guilty.

Councillor Gareth Eales and chairman of St James Residents' Association Graham Crouncher, say they are ready to stage their own referendum on a �160 million power plant scheme.

We’re ready to hold a referendum on Northampton power plant plan, say campaigners

Polling cards could be issued to every home in St James and a referendum staged if a planning application is submitted for a £160 million power plant there.

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