Northamptonshire father’s Kilimanjaro fundraiser for children’s hospice that cares for terminally ill daughter

A Towcester father will hike up Mount Kilimanjaro later this year to help raise funds for the hospice which takes care of his terminally ill baby daughter.

From left to right: Nick Livesey, greyhound operations director; Graham Holland, Clares Rocket trainer; Martin Chapman, Star Sports

Security stepped up at Towcester Racecourse as once-kidnapped €1million greyhound prepares for lucrative race

A €1million greyhound subjected to a high-profile ‘dog-napping’ could land the biggest prize in racing when it lines up in the English Greyhound Derby at Towcester.

The Conservatives in Northamptonshire finished the night with celebrations.

ELECTION 2017 NORTHANTS: How the county voted

Northamptonshire remained blue after the seven local seats declared in the early hours, Labour saw an upswing in support, but UKIP's votes fell away.
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Towcester Racecourse

Greyhound Derby: world’s richest dog race comes to Towcester

Ambitious plans to turn Towcester into the Royal Ascot of greyhound racing have become a reality – with the sport’s biggest race coming to the track.

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Directors Ray Hunt (left) and John Evans (right) are presented their awards by Ian MacAulay, Chairman of the Northamptonshire branch of CAMRA.

Towcester pub named as Northamptonshire’s best by CAMRA

A Northamptonshire pub was presented with a pair of awards last week by the county’s branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

GCSE student India Leask  with her dog-feeding station

Towcester students’ pet projects chosen for design competition

Design students from Towcester have been selected to pit their wits against other young inventors after battling for a top creative award.

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Towcester gastro-pub named best in Northamptonshire in national awards

A popular dining venue in Towcester has been named the best pub in Northamptonshire in the National Pub & Bar Awards 2017.

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South Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom was appointed Environment Secretary by the new Prime Minister, Theresa May

Northamptonshire MP wants heavier fines for litter bugs

Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom has announced her plans to clamp down on litter bugs as part of the Government’s first Litter Strategy for England initiative.

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Dhuy Duong Nguyen, known as Lida, has been missing since Tuesday last week

Appeal for missing 16-year-old girl in Northamptonshire

A 16-year-old girl last seen seven days ago is missing, police have confirmed.

The Silverstone Masterplan

Silverstone Masterplan to open for public consultation

Silverstone circuit is to submit a request for approval on a revised version of its Masterplan to the relevant district councils.

Northamptonshire tradesmen fined over illegally dumped waste

Northamptonshire tradesmen fined over illegally dumped waste

A pair of tradesmen who disposed of building waste ‘on the cheap’ have been ordered to pay a total of £2,784 in fines, costs and victim surcharges after it was later found dumped near a South Northamptonshire beauty spot.

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62-year-old Peter Hastings

Body found in search for missing Northamptonshire man

Police searching for a missing Northamptonshire man have confirmed a body was found this afternoon in woodland near Yardley Gobion by Northamptonshire Search and Rescue and Midshires Search and Rescue.

62-year-old Peter Hastings

Police appeal for help in finding missing Northamptonshire man

Police are appealing for help to find a missing man from Yardley Gobion, near Towcester.

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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Alex Cooke

Towcester Rotarian’s Indian fundraising adventure

A Towcester biker has taken to the roads of the Indian subcontinent to raise money for charity and celebrate Rotary International’s centenary.

Be sure to dispose of any flowers that are past their best correctly

Show some love for recycling this Valentine’s Day

Residents of South Northants district are being encouraged to show their love for recycling this Valentine’s Day.

Andrea Leadsom

Minister for Transport set to attend public meeting on bypass for Northamptonshire town

The Minister for Transport will attend a public meeting to discuss the early completion of the Towcester bypass later this month.

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A Towcester woman was given the shock of a lifetime when she found a haul of gold coins in a suitcase worth 35,000.

Northamptonshire woman stumbles across £35,000 worth of gold coins...behind her sofa

An auctioneer was stunned when he carried out a routine house clearance in Northamptonshire and found a hoard of gold and silver worth over £35,000 stashed in a SUITCASE.
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Cllr Caryl Billingham MBE (in purple), with family and friends at Buckingham Palace

Council leader from Northamptonshire presented with honour by Prince Charles

Family and friends joined the chairman of South Northamptonshire Council at Buckingham Palace to witness The Prince of Wales present her with an MBE.

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Jewellery stolen from Northamptonshire house by burglars

Rings, a watch, a bracelet and a bangle were taken when burglars broke into a home in a Northamptonshire village.

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