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Fire service scheme helps Northamptonshire people stay safe and independent at home

A pilot scheme providing health and wellbeing advice to help vulnerable and older people stay safe and independent at home is being expanded by Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS).
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RossDempsey-Vicent and fiance Liza Smith

Towcester couple's proposal photo wins them their wedding bling

A Towcester couple was crowned the UK’s best ‘Bling-stagrammers’ after entering their high-altitude engagement photo into a national competition.

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Inspector Anthony Rawson tweeted this image earlier today.

'Drunk golf buggy thief' makes McDonald's pit stop while driving from Towcester to Daventry

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of stealing a golf buggy with balloons attached to it and driving it drunk for "many miles" to a fast food restaurant.

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THe incident took place in Bickerstaffes Road, in Towcester.

Dog in Towcester bites man on hand and wounds another dog in the neck

A man was bitten while trying to save his dog from being mauled by another dog in Towcester.
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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.

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Lucy Adams (Oxford University  Human Sciences), Patrick Challen(Apprenticeship at Rolls Royce), Brina Johnson (Loughborough  Sociology), Jake Ward (Birmingham University  Physics), Joshua Adams(Glasgow University  Economics & History).

A-Levels: Sponne School's Lucy and Laura will start at Oxford University in September

Two students from a Towcester secondary school have earned a place at Oxford University.
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The pub's dessert burger

Buns on sweets: Northamptonshire pub’s National Burger Day charity dish guaranteed to hit the sweet spot

A Northamptonshire pub is hoping to hit customers’ sweet spots this National Burger Day this month with a delicious dessert burger on offer as part of the annual celebration of the bunned beauty.

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Jim Kay

Northamptonshire pub suffers as road closures and 12.5-mile diversion discourages punters

A Northamptonshire pub owner has blamed roadworks for a drop in customers and wants the public to know that his business is open as usual.
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Melina Taylor

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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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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