New funding available for Northamptonshire sports clubs supporting adults and children with disabilities

Grants of up to £1,000 will soon be made available, which will aim to increase the number of disabled people involved in sport, recreation and physical activity in Northamptonshire.
Jamie Gibson helped Saints beat Gloucester before being given last weekend off (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Gibson raring to go as Saints prepare to face Saracens again

Jamie Gibson admits he hated not playing in Saints' superb win against Clermont Auvergne last weekend.

Marc Richards

Hasselbaink believes Richards could one day return to Sixfields in coaching role

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink says he believes there is a chance that former skipper Marc Richards could one day return to the Cobblers in a coaching capacity.

Northamptonshire County Council says they will challenge the ombudsman's recommendations.

County council told to 'put things right' after Northamptonshire man foots £17,000 bill to cover gaps in care

Northamptonshire County Council has been scolded and told to "accept its faults" after a man was forced to pay more than £17,000 in private care costs for services he should have received from the local authority.
Alberto Sgoluppi formerly owned Cafe Morandi in Gold Street for 17 years. His funeral is next Thursday (January 25) in Bugbrooke.

Wife pays tribute to beloved late husband and former Northampton café owner of 17 years

“We laughed, cried, argued, made up and went on. It was never boring.”
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Cobblers boss Hasselbaink says Cyrille Regis was a ‘legend’ and ‘a gentleman’

Cobblers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has joined the long list of people paying tribute to footballing great Cyrille Regis, who passed away at the age of just 59 at the weekend.


Looking back: How Northampton has changed over time - from the air

The pace of change in Northampton is so fast that it is easy to forget how the town once looked, and how new communities have emerged from previous wastelands and green fields.

Mark Pancoust says rogue traders are operating in Northampton neighbourhoods.

Roofer warns of rogue traders hitting elderly homeowners with £3,000 bills in Northampton neighbourhoods

A roofer is warning elderly homeowners of a gang of "conmen" operating in Northampton's neighbourhoods who charge thousands of pounds for fraudulent repair work.

Millway Primary School students helped to bury a time capsule filled with letters, poems and drawings, on the former British Timken Site. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds.

Primary school pupils bury time capsule on former Northampton British Timken site

A brand new care home on the former Northampton British Timken site has sought help from Millway Primary School pupils and Friends of Timken to bury a time capsule.
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Police name Kettering murder victim

A man who was murdered in a stabbing in Kettering has been named by police today (Wednesday).

Woman robbed in Corby

Woman robbed in Corby

A woman had her mobile phone stolen after being asked for money in Corby.

A house was broken into in Church Lane.

Burglars threaten occupants with sticks and steal cash from Northamptonshire home

A resident was threatened with violence after a house was broken into in a Northamptonshire village.
The CCN statement chimes with the views of county hall that an urgent review of the Government funding model - based on populations in 2013 - needs to take place

Northamptonshire had biggest rise in elderly of any county council area - but independent body says Whitehall funding fails to recognise it

The number of elderly people in county local authority areas has risen by half a million in just three years alone.
A Red Fiat 500 was set on fire in Nene Drive.

Arson attack in Northampton neighbourhood destroys car

A car was set on fire and damaged two nearby cars in an arson attack outside a Northampton home.

PICTURE PERFECT: “My beautiful Freddie”

Pam Pacey, of St James, Northampton sent us this lovely picture and said: “I have been sending pictures for many years from parks and woods around Northamptonshire; always with Freddie.

AIMING HIGH - new Cobblers signing Joel Bunney (Picture: Pete Norton)

Bunney hoping his ‘big decision’ to join ambitious Cobblers will pay dividends

Joe Bunney admits it was ‘a big decision’ for him to quit Rochdale and head south to sign for the Cobblers.

Alan Carr is set to make his come back to the town in April.

Alan Carr will return to Northampton to help coach team at Sixfields charity football match

Alan Carr and his dad will be taking the managers spot in the Sixfields dug out at a celebrity soccer match in Northampton to raise awareness of Neuroblastoma.
James Delaney is wanted on recall to prison.

Appeal to trace Northampton man wanted on recall to prison

A Northampton man is wanted by police so they can take him back to prison.

The borough council says the new model is to ensure private rented accommodation is "safe, well managed and fit for purpose".

Unlicensed HIMO landlords in Northampton could face £30,000 fines, says council

Rogue landlords and managing agents in Northampton could face fines of up to £30,000 in the future.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Delays on the M1 near Northampton after accident

Motorists are being warned for severe delays on the M1 in Northamptonshire after an earlier accident.

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