Northampton officer on trial for rape claims girl 'technically' sexually assaulted him as he removed a 'wedgie'

A Northampton police officer accused of raping a teenage girl on duty told a jury he was adjusting his boxer shorts when the alleged victim made an advance towards him.

Mr Teckman beat 20 other silverback comedians to the grand prize.

'Silver' Stand Up of the Year award goes to Northampton man

A Northampton man has been crowned champion in a contest for up and coming comedians aged over 55.

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The Black Cat, Sheep Street. Google Maps

Former Northampton jazz bar to be turned into flats and diner

A neglected former jazz bar which has stood empty in the centre of Northampton for nine years could soon be converted into flats and a restaurant.

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Do you recognise this man?

Police release CCTV of man they want to speak to about Wellingborough burglary

Police have released these CCTV images of a man they believe may have information about a burglary in Haddon Close, Wellingborough.

Do you know these men?

Do you know these men? They may have information about a Corby assault

Police have released images of three men who may have information about an assault in Corby.

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Police want to speak to this man about assault in Kettering

Police are appealing for help to locate this man who they would like to speak to in connection with an assault.

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Liam Hunt suffered fatal injuries to his neck on February 14 at around 5pm.

BREAKING NEWS: Divers recover items from Northampton lake in Liam Hunt murder investigation

Police divers have searched a Northampton lake as part of the Liam Hunt murder investigation, police revealed today.

Yoda was last seen in his family's garden on February 15.

Family offer cash reward for 'Yoda' amidst fears their pet was stolen

A family are asking the Northampton public to help find their missing Chihuahua.

The Storm Doris aftermath

Public thanked by Northamptonshire Police for help provided during Storm Doris

Northamptonshire Police are paying thanks to the public for their support during Storm Doris.

The incident happened on Tuesday, February 21.

Burglar made getaway after being confronted by Northamptonshire homeowner

An offender broke into a house in Northamptonshire, but left when confronted by the homeowner.
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The burglar was trying to steal a ride-on lawnmower from a garden shed.

Burglar interrupted by dog as they try to steal lawnmower

A burglar was caught in the act by a dog as they tried to steal a ride-on lawn mower.
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The man police want to speak to about a fuel theft near Earls Barton

Police probe fuel drive-off on A45 near Earls Barton

Police want to speak to this man in connection with the theft of fuel from a Northamptonshire service station.

Aaron Connor Joseph. 20, appeared at Northampton Crown Court, charged with murder.

All six defendants in Liam Hunt murder investigation to appear in court next month

All six defendants in the Liam Hunt murder investigation will appear in court on the week commencing March 27.

Trading Standards warns over bogus cowboy builders and traders in the aftermath of Storm Doris

Trading Standards warns over cowboy traders in Northampton following aftermath of Storm Doris

Northamptonshire County Council Trading Standards is issuing a warning for people to beware of bogus cold callers in the wake of Storm Doris.
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Transport minister John Hayes addresses the public meeting

Transport minister assures Towcester residents that town will get A5 relief road

A busy public meeting in Towcester was told construction on a much-needed relief road on the A5 will begin in the next three to five years.

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High winds caused lorry to jackknife on a busy Northampton road

High winds cause lorry to jackknife on busy Northamptonshire road

A lorry overturned on a Northamptonshire road yesterday after getting caught in the Storm Doris crosswind.
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The fouled path on Hood Road

Daventry path littered with dog poo, council appeals for suspects

A Daventry path was covered in dog poo on Wednesday prompting the council to appeal for help in finding the culprit or culprits.

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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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Picture above shows the injuries inflicted by one of the dogs.

Runaway dog released by high winds in Northampton killed by police

Two runaway dogs bit four people in Northampton before police were called to contain them.

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The staff and children of Blackthorn good Neighbours Nursery say they are thrilled by their 'outstanding' Ofsted rating.

Pub turned-nursery in Northampton receives 'outstanding' first Ofsted report

A Northampton nursery that took over a former pub just two years ago has been given an "outstanding" rating in its first Ofsted report.
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