Search is on to find relatives of nurse whose ashes were found in casket in Northampton

A worldwide search is underway to find relatives of a former nurse whose ashes were saved from being dumped in a Northampton skip.

The jury heard they would hear "polar opposite" accounts of what happened on the night.

Jury told they will hear 'polar opposite' accounts of alleged Northampton graveyard sex attack

A Northampton man charged with rape over an incident in a town centre graveyard has claimed his alleged victim "directed" him to have sex with her, a court heard today.
The Mayor of Northampton, councillor Gareth Eales at Phipps NBC.

Northampton mayor's charity beer will hit pubs next week

The Mayor of Northampton is 'delighted' to announce that his beer, Mayor's Mash will go on general sale from October 23.
One of the many mice caught in traps around the house

Mother's 'health at risk' due to condition of her rodent-infested housing group property in Weedon

A mother has seen her health deteriorate as a result of a mice infestation in her Weedon home which she claims her housing group has failed to deal with.
Leela was found in Northampton last month by a member of the public.

Kitten with one eye found in Northampton is on the look-out for her first home

A nine-week-old kitten, who was found by a member of the public in Northampton after suffering a facial trauma, is now ready to be re-homed.

Elizas great-great-grandson, Wayne Casey.

Northampton to honour lives lost following Zeppelin raid on town 100 years ago

Northampton will this week mark the centenary of the Zeppelin raid, which killed three women in St James in 1917.
Northampton Magistrates Court.

Trading standards prosecute Northampton shopkeeper for sale of illegal tobacco

A shopkeeper from Northampton has been given suspended prison sentence for selling illegal cigarettes and tobacco.
Councillor Heather Smith has revealed another round of stinging cuts at Northamptonshire County Council.

Rural bus subsidies could be cut completely and the county's rogue trader taskforce halved as part of latest Northamptonshire cuts

Bus subsidies, libraries, roads gritting and Trading Standards all set for cuts as part of £9.6 million savings announced by Northamptonshire County Council today.
Developers, HB villages have started work on the new Balmoral Place home. Pictured with leader of Northampton Borough Council, Jonathan Nunn (middle).

Building work starts on £15 million 80-bed care home in Northampton

Building work is now underway on a new care home in Northampton, which will provide 80 one-bedroom self-contained apartments for residents over the age of 55.
Compton House was set to open for the new term in September, but has been pushed back by delays.

Students housed in 'building site' and town centre hotel as developers rush to finish new Northampton flat block

Eight students from the University of Northampton (UoN) are being housed in a town centre hotel while their behind-schedule accommodation block is finished.

Ben Howkins and Geri the Giraffe

Geri the Giraffe stolen from Daventry village

A beloved ornamental giraffe was stolen from a Daventry village last week, much to its owner's dismay.
Year 7 pupils at The Duston School yesterday (October 16) learned how to save a life by performing CPR.

Northampton's ambulance service trains 150 students to perform CPR for 'Restart a Heart Day'

Students in Northampton have been trained in how to perform CPR on someone in cardiac arrest, as part of a national campaign organised by the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the British Heart Foundation.
Police taped off St Giles churchyard in May after the alleged sex attack.

Trial of 53-year-old Northampton man charged with St Giles churchyard sex attack begins

A 53-year-old Northampton man charged with rape has appeared in court for the start of his trial.
Declan Gabriel of Northamptonshire Police.

Constable accused of inappropriate behaviour with a teenager to face disciplinary rap

A disciplinary hearing will be held by Northamptonshire Police this week after a constable allegedly asked a young girl questions regarding her "sexual experiences" without good reason.
Harminder the Elephant.

Diwali celebrations light up Northampton town centre

This year’s Diwali celebrations lit up Northampton's market square, offering family friendly activities, including the annual lantern procession, henna painting and saree dressing.
Police are looking to locate this Iveco van. NNL-171016-133050005

Six arrested over Kettering shooting

Six people are being quizzed by detectives over a shooting in Kettering that saw a man lose his leg.

Police executed warrants at a number of addresses, including this one

40 officers involved in operation to target drug dealing in Thrapston

A 12-year-old was among five people arrested following an operation to target cannabis dealing in Thrapston.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Tools of substantial value stolen in Corby burglary

Witnesses are being sought after a burglary at a premises in Corby.

Police are appealing for witnesses

Two cars stolen in Kettering burglary

Two cars have been stolen from an address in Kettering.

The current scene on the M1. Picture courtesy of Highways England.

Tanker and lorry collision causes major delays on Northamptonshire motorway

Long delays are being felt on the M1 through Northamptonshire after crash between a lorry and a tanker.

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