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Procter savours 'special' feeling as he steers Northants to victory

Luke Procter says it was 'special' to take Northants over the line against Lancashire.

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Cobblers' supporters trust vows to call public meeting if progress is not made over Sixfields stadium

Northampton Town Supporters’ Trust says it may call a public meeting if movement is not made on the lease transfer at the next two cabinet meetings.
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The East Stand at Sixfields

BREAKING NEWS: Borough council hits back at criticism from Northampton Town chairman

Northampton Borough Council says "no lease issues have held up the development of the East stand" following accusations by the Cobblers chairman earlier today.

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Caroline and Angie have become good friends since Caroline was put in touch with Link Lives Northampton one year ago.

Befriending service for the lonely in Northampton plea for urgent volunteers

A volunteer group in Northampton town centre is changing the lives of residents by lending an ear for one hour every week, but they are in need of urgent recruits.

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Police would like to speak to these men in connection with the robbery.

Group of four rob man of cash before crashing getaway car in Northampton

A man was ambushed and robbed by four men as he went to buy a car from a property in Northampton.
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Two huge retail units, British Home Stores and Marks & Spencer, could both stand empty if M&S give shut its doors.

Northampton Borough Council to seek 'urgent discussion' with M&S

Following the news that M&S might shut, bosses at Northampton Borough Council are urging customers to use the shops in our town centre, or "there’s a danger they’ll lose them.”
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Flowers have been lain at the scene of the incident where Stephen Swann was killed in a hit-and-run incident.

Football team of Northampton man killed in hit-and-run to hold fundraising match in his memory

A football match will be held in memory of a "happy-go-lucky" Northampton man who was killed in a hit-and-run on Sunday.
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Credit card use by Northants County Council questioned by auditors

There has been a ‘significant lack of financial control’ over the use of company credit cards at Northamptonshire County Council, according to the authority’s auditor.

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Teen's phone stolen in Towcester by balaclava-clad bicycle rider

A 16-year-old boy had his mobile phone stolen in Towcester by a male wearing a balaclava and riding a bicycle.

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Sergeant Sam Dobbs has promised more arrests in the wake of the country park attack

Police promise more arrests in connection with Daventry Country Park gang attack

Daventry's neighbourhood sergeant has promised more arrests will be made in connection with the gang attack on a 12-year-old boy in the town's country park.

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Chris Boyd has confirmed his coaching setup for next season (picture: Steve Haag)

New roles for Dowson and Dickens as Saints confirm coaching structure

Saints have confirmed their coaching team for next season, with Phil Dowson taking up the role of forwards coach and Alan Dickens becoming defence mentor.

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The Earls Barton Carnival returns on June 16.

Carnival returns to Northamptonshire parish with climbing walls, clowns and afterparty

Clowns, magicians and reptiles will join the parade as a Northampton parish's annual carnival returns for this summer.

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Police have released CCTV footage of a man they wish to speak to

Knife-wielding man robs cash from Northampton shop

A masked man brandishing a knife stole money from a Northampton shop before making off.

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The incident took place on the Racecourse.

Victim hospitalised after being hit on the head by topless man in Northampton

Two men, one of whom was topless, hospitalised their victim for a number of days after they hit him on the head on the Racecourse.
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Brook took this selfie on her way to the Manchester Arena for the Ariana Grande concert just hours before the attack.

'It's always in the back of my mind': Northamptonshire teenager remembers Manchester attack one year on

A Northamptonshire teenager says the moments after the explosion are "always in the back of her mind" one year on from the terrorist attack on the Manchester Arena.
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Irchester Library is under threat.

Groups given more time in battle to save Northamptonshire libraries

Voluntary groups hoping to take over the running of the 21 threatened libraries in Northamptonshire have been given a few more weeks to get their business plans together.

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Police are appealing for any potential witnesses to get in touch

Occupants assaulted after robbers break into Wellingborough flat

Three men broke into a flat in the early hours and assaulted the occupants before escaping with cash and a mobile phone.

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Cobblers chairman Kelvin Thomas

BREAKING: Cobblers chairman Thomas says he may be forced to sell share in club over Sixfields redevelopment frustration

Cobblers chairman Kelvin Thomas has admitted he and the board of directors may be forced to sell their controlling share in the club over the continued delays in the redevelopment of the east stand and surrounding areas at Sixfields.

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The fire in St Leonards Way yesterday is being treated as arson.

House fire in Northampton street is being treated as arson, say police

An arson investigation has been launched following a house fire in a Northampton street.

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The incident happened in Booth Lane north.

Teenager stabbed after being chased by gang of men in Northampton

A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed after he was chased by a gang of men.
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