Guide dog puppies-in-training meet at Northampton Guildhall to celebrate £60,000 fundraising landmark

Six trainee guide dogs met at the Northampton Guildhall yesterday to mark a record-breaking fundraising effort.
Majorie with her two daughters, one of her granddaughters and three of her great-granddaughters.

Happy 100th birthday to Northampton school cook Marjorie

A former school cook who lived her whole life in Northampton has celebrated her 100th birthday.
Jacob Austin-Lavelle and Phil Cridge discussed their idea on NLIVE yesterday (February 14).

Rebuild Greyfriars into a Shoreditch-style boxpark business hub, say Northampton graduate entrepreneurs

A University of Northampton graduate is behind an ambitious drive to build a "boxpark" business centre made out of shipping containers on the site of the town’s former bus station.
University of Northampton graduate Luke Knight with one of his designer beer bottles.

Northampton graduate has designs on the craft ale revolution with artwork beer bottles

A University of Northampton graduate is brewing a bright future for himself after combining his love of illustration and beer.

The Northampton Carnival returns on June 9.

Northampton carnival returns this summer with new route through town centre

Northampton Carnival will return to its new home at the Racecourse for the third year running later this summer.

Alan and Barbara have been married for 61 years.

"It went well for a blind date": Northampton couple celebrate golden wedding anniversary after 61 years together

A Northampton couple who have lived in the town their whole lives are celebrating their 61st wedding anniversary.
Several shops near Weston Favell Shopping Centre were shut following a gas leak.

Roads and shops re-opened following gas leak in Northampton

Roads near a Northampton shopping centre have re-opened following a gas leak.
Balloons were launched in support of mental health awareness in Northamptonshire.

Northampton special needs school launches new cafe and sixth form centre

A Northampton school has marked the opening of their new sixth form centre with a balloon launch for charity.

Police have closed several shops near Weston Favell Shopping Centre.

Suspected gas leak closes shops, roads and footpaths near Northampton shopping centre

A main road and several shops near a Northampton shopping centre have been shut by police following a suspected gas leak.

"Girls on the Edge" airs on February 22 at 9pm on BBC Two.

Documentary inside Northampton mental health hospital explores self-harming among teenage girls

A BBC Two documentary is following the story of three girls inside a Northampton mental health hospital.

David says his dreams of building a room for his adopted son have been 2shattered" by Mr William's "shoddy" work.

'Constant lies, delays and deceit': Northamptonshire homeowner's warning after builder takes him for £73,000

A Northamptonshire builder has been ordered to pay back over £70,000 after "trashing" a homeowner's barn and leaving his garden like "a pile of bricks".
Northampton has been named a finalist in this year's Britain In Bloom East Midlands competition.

Blooming great news for Northampton - town named as finalist in national flower display competition

Northampton has been named as one of the finalists in this year’s national Britain in Bloom competition.

All seven young men charged with Liam Hunt's murder deny carrying knives or knowing their friends had knives.

All seven charged with Northampton teenager's murder claim none of them had knives

A defence lawyer has suggested Northampton teenager Liam Hunt was carrying a knife when he was killed in an alleged group-stabbing last year.
The children of Pitsford Primary School together ran over 1,300 miles.

Pupils clock up 1,300 miles running around the playground in Northampton charity fundraiser

A Northamptonshire school ran over 1,300 miles together last month to raise money for charity.
On the third day of the trial, the jury heard how the prosecution believes that all seven young men involved are guilty of murder.

LIAM HUNT MURDER TRIAL: 18-year-old accused of murder phoned witnesses from prison and pressured them to change their story, jury told

An 18-year-old boy charged with the murder of Northampton teenager Liam Hunt tried to get witnesses to change their story from his prison cell, a court heard today.
The staff at the Motor Neurone Disease Association will use the 40,000 grant to set up a financial support service for recently-diagnosed people.

Northampton motor neurone disease charity win £40,000 grant for finance support service

A Northampton charity is set to launch a financial support service for people living with motor neurone disease after being awarded a £40,000 grant.
The Night Shelter in St Andrews Road has helped over 160 men in its first year.

Night shelter celebrates first anniversary and thanks volunteers for their 7,000 hours of service

It is now 12 months since the night shelter for rough sleeping and homeless men opened in Northampton.
The former care home in Colwyn Road is earmarked to become an HMO with room for six people.

'There is literally no parking already': Northampton neighbourhood pans 'foolish' plans for another HMO in street

A Northampton neighbourhood has hit back at plans to convert a shut-down care home into a set of flats for six people.

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