Teenage girl had phone and cards stolen by pick-pocket in Towcester

A teenage girl had her phone and cards stolen in an apparent pick-pocketing incident.

Warning after distraction burglars strike at two Northamptonshire homes today

Warning after distraction burglars strike at two Northamptonshire homes today

Distraction burglars struck two Northamptonshire homes on the same day, taking cash and other items.

Police have arrested a man over the theft

Homeless man ‘repeatedly kicked’ in unprovoked attack in Towcester

A homeless man, who was sleeping at a recreation ground in Towcester, was subjected to an unprovoked assault.

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Ken Pritchard (left) being congratulated by Cllr Ian McCord

Conservatives retain seat in South Northants by-election

The Conservatives retained the seat on South Northants Council in yesterday’s by-election prompted by the resignation of Cllr Stephen Mold.

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Tools stolen after break in at stable and containers in village near Northampton

Tools were stolen after a stable and containers were broken into in a Northamptonshire village.

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Businesses in Towcester can get a share of a new £140,000 improvement fund

Town centre businesses in Towcester may get a fresh new look thanks to a new fund for shop front improvements.

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Two men taken to hospital after crash on the A43

Two men were taken to hospital after a crash on a major Northamptonshire road.

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Baldip Sahota coaching wheelchair fencers

Northamptonshire wheelchair fencing coach helps Great Britain to another Paralympic medal

Northamptonshire has more Rio Paralympic success to celebrate, after a county-based coach helped one of Para GB’s team to silver.

Discount chain to open new store in Northamptonshire town

Discount chain to open new store in Northamptonshire town

A new discount retailer in a Northamptonshire town opens its doors to customers later this week.

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Northamptonshire village steps back in time for 1940s weekend

Northamptonshire village steps back in time for 1940s weekend

Visitors to Stoke Bruerne stepped back in time to the 1940s at the weekend.

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Outstanding turnaround at South Northamptonshire primary school

Teamwork has been hailed as the reason a village primary school has undergone a remarkable turnaround in its latest Ofsted report.


Cyclists seriously injured after collision with car near Towcester

A cyclist suffered serious injuries no Sunday after a collision with a car near Towcester.

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Ame Wiles, Thomas Massey, Ella Penn, Matthew Hart

Sponne School in Towcester celebrates GCSE success

Students at Sponne School in Towcester are celebrating after achieving outstanding results in their GCSE exams.

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Northamptonshire artist picked as by Theo Paphitis as a winner of a small business award

An artist from South Northamptonshire has been picked as the winner of the Small Business Sunday award run by former Dragon’s Den star Theo Paphitis.

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From left, Callum Beck ( Oxford University - chemistry), Caroline Watkins (Aston University, Birmingham  optometry), VJ Pratley (Oxford University  physics), Lauren Johnson Manchester University  maths)

Sponne School in Towcester continues its A-level success

Students and staff at Sponne School in Towcester are celebrating an excellent set of A-level results this year with many individuals achieving outstanding grades.

Takeaway container lids featuring some of the campaign's messages.

Campaign highlighting food waste sees 20 per cent rise in recycling

A £25,000 publicity campaign has seen food recycling in part of Northamptonshire jump by 20 per cent.

Left to right - Cllr Ian McCord, SNC Leader and Cllr Roger Clarke, portfolio holder for planning and environment.

Extra long-stay car parking spaces open in Northamptonshire town

People using Towcester town centre will find it easier to park after 110 additional free daytime long stay parking spaces were opened to the public.

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The plan for the first phase of Towcester's southern extension

First phase of expansion plan for Northamptonshire town gets planning approval

The first phase of the expansion of a Northamptonshire town has been given planning approval.

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Helmdon - Overall 2016 Best Village Competition winner and winner of the medium sized villages cup. Photo shows villagers Ross Vicars, Sarah Adhemar & John Coatsworth  receiving the cup from Annette & Paul Hollowell, sponsors of the competition.

Northamptonshire’s best villages named at awards night

It was a good night for South Northamptonshire after its villages scooped all the top three places in this year’s best village competition.

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Man to carry wheelie bin full of rubbish up Mount Snowdon

A Northants recycling officer will be walking up Mount Snowdon with a full wheelie bin strapped to his back for charity.

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