Cheers! Buy into Northampton mayor's beer for Alfie Bear

Northampton's mayor is hoping publicans will help raise money for his chosen charity by buying kegs of his new beer.

He was fined 150

Northamptonshire man caught and fined for trying to offload waste on to supermarket

A Northamptonshire resident has accepted a £150 fixed penalty fine after dumping two black bags of general waste into a supermarket recycling bin.

Jean-Michel briefly takes a sip of water before setting off again to complete his crossing.

Brackley man swims English Channel in 14 gruelling hours for children's charity

A Brackley man has swum across the world’s busiest shipping lane to raise money for a children’s charity.
Four thieves wheeled the bike away in Northampton Town Centre.

Thieves wheel away motorbike in Northampton town centre

​Four unknown offenders on three motorbikes wheeled off another motorbike in Northampton town centre.

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The car can be seen approaching at speed at Dashcam footage shown to the Chron.

Fire response car narrowly avoids head on smash in Northampton during blue light response

Fire chiefs have pledged to hold a full investigation after one of its response vehicles narrowly avoided a head-on collision with a car near the centre of Northampton.
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Shaun Oakey and Richard Crow in Toms Close, Collingtree, back in 2015. The men said they were being forced out of their homes so the council could develop the site.

Bulldozers could soon move in on Northampton cul-de-sac after two years of negotiations

Plans have been submitted to bulldoze a largely vacant cul-de-sac near Northampton and replace it with 22 new social homes.

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Young patients can have their room furnished with personalised bedsheets, like this boy's Saints colours.

Saints winger George North cuts the ribbon for Northampton hospital's new children's service

A Northampton hospital is using scooters, Saints bed sheets and fidget spinners to make young patients feel more at home in care.

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Iona Beresford.

A-levels: Top scores for foreign language students at Northampton Malcolm Arnold Academy

Year 13s at Malcolm Arnold Academy have been celebrating success as they received their A-level grades today, with 100 per cent of students achieving an A*-C within their chosen language.
Winners of the best garden category Susan Selden andBob Clarke.

A blooming success for Northampton's first council housing garden competition

Tenants who entered their gardens into the first Northampton Council Housing Garden Competition have been recognised at an awards event

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Turtle Bay.

Future Northampton restaurant to host 'auditions' to recruit for new bar and eatery staff

Turtle Bay is set to open its doors in Northampton next month and is holding ‘auditions’ to seek out manager roles as well as recruiting for front of house and kitchen positions.
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L-R: Lauren Mercer, Lauren Kurnild, Amber Fransham, Charlotte Dykes, Georgina Beeby, Jemima Worsford and Georgia Brooke.

A-levels: One quarter of Northampton High School students achieve three or more A grades

Northampton High School has announced over one quarter of their students have achieved three or more A*/A grades with one in ten year 13s gaining at least two A* overall.
A map showing both rail depot proposals

Consultation on rail depot plans extends to additional Northamptonshire town

A planning committee has recommended that an additional public exhibition on the proposals for the strategic rail freight interchange (SRFI) be held in a Northamptonshire town.

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Weston Favell Academy.

A-levels: Record numbers of pupils achieve three or more A-levels at Weston Favell Academy

Weston Favell Academy's principal said she was "delighted" with the school's improved academic figures this year.

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Police appeal over alleged racist incident at Poppies match

Police have launched an appeal for witnesses to an alleged racist incident at a Poppies home game.

Three Northamptonshire businesses have been named and shamed

Three Northamptonshire businesses on Government list of companies who underpaid employees

Three Northamptonshire business have been named and shamed on a Government list released today of 233 UK companies that underpaid their workers.

The incident took place outside McDonald's in The Drapery.

Fourth man charged with throwing 'noxious substance' over four people in Northampton town centre

A fourth man has been charged after four people in Northampton were splashed with a noxious substance, not believed to be acid.
Elizabeth Woodville pupils open their results.

A-levels: Hard work pays off for Elizabeth Woodville's high achievers

The hard work as paid off at Elizabeth Woodville School after half of all pupils got a B or above.

Shelley Auguiste, Neil Patel, Maron Marrum and Lydia Walkley-Bartlett.

A-levels: Record number of students bag places at Russell Group Universities, says Northampton Academy

University applicants at Northampton Academy have all successfully secured a place – including a record proportion of students going to top Russell Group institutions.
Every student at Wollaston School earned a place at university.

A-Levels: Every student from Wollaston School earns a spot at university

Wollaston School's year 13s are all going to university in the next academic year.
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Star pupils at the Duston School with their results.

A-Levels: The Duston School 'did well in what universities want', says head of sixth form

More than one in five students at The Duston School are taking home at least one A grade or BTEC equivalent this morning.
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