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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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

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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Northamptonshire track to host world’s richest greyhound race

Northamptonshire track to host world’s richest greyhound race

A Northamptonshire greyhound track has been named as the host of the English Greyhound Derby for the next five years.

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The Grafton Boxing Day hunt at Easton Neston. Photos by Paul Howard Photography.

Hundreds turn out to see Northamptonshire hunt at its traditional Boxing Day meet

The Grafton Hunt met for its traditional event on Boxing Day with hundreds of people turning out to see the riders, horses and dogs.

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The junction where the collision happened

Three people take to hospital after collision on Northamptonshire road

Two drivers and a passenger were taken to hospital after a crash on Sunday afternoon.

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A total of 1,800 jobs, and up to £210 million of investment predicted in Northamptonshire after hotels and business park approved

A total of 1,800 jobs, and up to £210 million of investment predicted in Northamptonshire after hotels and business park approved

Millions of pounds could pour in to the Northamptonshire economy and thousands of jobs could be created following the approval of a mixed use development on the outskirts of Silverstone Circuit.

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A Christmas Carol

Christmas classic hits Towcester

One of the most popular Christmas stories has been adapted for the stage and is coming to Towcester.

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Items smashed and keys stolen in Northamptonshire burglary

Items smashed and keys stolen in Northamptonshire burglary

Items were smashed and keys stolen in a burglary at a Northamptonshire village house.

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Northamptonshire hotel and golf course unite after £20 million investment

Northamptonshire hotel and golf course unite after £20 million investment

A Northamptonshire hotel and neighbouring golf course have been united under one organisation after a £20 million investment.

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From left, Derek Warwick, Patron of the Silverstone Heritage Experience; Sally Reynolds, CEO of Silverstone Heritage Limited; Sir Stirling Moss OBE, Patron of the Silverstone Heritage Experience; Sir Peter Luff, Chair of HLF; and Nigel Mansell CBE, Patron of the Silverstone Heritage Experience.

Iconic Northamptonshire motorsport circuit gets £9m grants towards heritage centre

Silverstone has received a £9.1m Lottery grant to help towards building its own heritage centre.

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The audience watches the race at the Silverstone Wing

Mixed emotions for fans watching Formula One championship decider from Silverstone

There were mixed emotions for the fans who gathered at Silverstone to watch the final F1 race of the 2016 season.

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