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Commissioner overseeing Northants County Council: “We have a lot of work to do”

The commissioner in charge of steering Northamptonshire County Council through its troubles has made his first public statement.

Youngsters taking part in one of the assessment sessions

Youngsters put through their paces to be part of Northamptonshire Emergency Services Cadets

Potential new recruits for Northamptonshire Emergency Services Cadets (NESC) have taken on a series of challenges to show they have what it takes to join the scheme.

Miles Kane plays the Roadmender on June 1 (Picture: Lauren Dukoff)

Miles Kane promising to 'blow your socks off' as he makes Roadmender return

His forthcoming new album is called Coup de Grace, but this is far from any kind of end game for Miles Kane, who plays the Roadmender in Northampton next week.
JUDO: Laing, Bott and Woch able to grab the gold for Northampton

JUDO: Laing, Bott and Woch able to grab the gold for Northampton

A team from Northampton Judo Club (NJC) senior section came away with gold from a regional competition held in Thetford.

Gordon Gurney's record 51lb common

ANGLING: Gurney lands a record 51lb common at Stanwick

Forget all that long-stay carpin stuff – sometimes staying OFF the bank for a spell can pay dividends...

Emily Williams

ATHLETICS: Williams beats her PB with sensational run at Loughborough

Northampton’s Emily Williams continued her magnificent start to the season with a scintillating run at the prestigious Loughborough International.

Northampton's Ben Jones (second from right) was part of the England team that beat France

GOLF: Competition set to be fierce at county championships

Entries for the 2018 NGL Boys and Girls County Championships on Thursday, May 31 are flying in as the youngsters prepare for the biggest junior strokeplay event in Northamptonshire this year.

Zara Aitchison and Johnny Fitzharris will be in action this weekend

BOXING: Far Cotton fighter Fail’s ready to shine on the world stage

Carl Fail aims to prove he’s one of the best welterweights in the world this weekend.

Action from Northants Men's impressive win over Derbyshire

BOWLS: Northants start their season in superb style

Northants Men got their season off to a flying start with a thumping 148-86 win over Derbyshire in the Midland Counties Championship.

Gareth Beeby pitches for the Northants Centurions during their win at Cambridge

BASEBALL: Gareth pitches in as Centurions claim double-header victory

Northants Centurions baseball team claimed a first win of the season as they secured a double-header win at Cambridge Royals on Sunday.

The victim claims she was kidnapped outside the Charles Bradlaugh pub and sexually assaulted by Adam Dusza and Sebastian Foit.

'I feared for my life': Woman's account of alleged kidnap and sex attack in Northampton heard in court

An alleged victim of rape by two men in Northampton has described how she "sat alone on a doorstep" for hours after the attack.

The court heard how Dawn Ward's usual friendliness "changed completely" when she heard about her ex-boyfriend's new partner.

'Jealous' Northampton woman yanked out ex-boyfriend's dreadlocks when he told her about new partner

A Northampton woman who attacked her ex-boyfriend in a jealous rage when she found out he had found someone else has been sentenced.

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NSPCC urges Northamptonshire families to give exam pupils ‘vital’ support

The families of Northamptonshire pupils taking exams this summer have been urged to provide vital support as children struggle to cope.

Malcolm, Trudie, Nikita and Nikita's big sister Kelly.

Private meeting to go ahead in Northampton today to discuss crucial funding for respite care

A Northamptonshire family are hoping for a last minute reprieve today as bodies are set to get together at County Hall to discuss the future of respite care.
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CCTV: Two wanted over Wellingborough burglary

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to over a Wellingborough burglary.

Long Buckby Infant School

Northamptonshire village's community spirit helps raise £10,000 in aid of pupil diagnosed with brain tumour

A school in Northamptonshire has raised £10,000 in aid of one of its pupils thanks to its village's community spirit.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist died following a collision near Bants Lane.

Police name 24-year-old cyclist killed after collision in Northampton

A cyclist from Northampton, who was rushed to University Hospital Coventry earlier this month after sustaining serious head injuries, has died.

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Northampton workers take break from daily grind to give hope

Volunteers from Brackmills-based British Pepper & Spice production site have donated their time to get away from the daily grind.

The 18-year-old victim has been named by police

Police name Northampton motorcyclist killed in village crash

Police have named the motorcyclist from Northampton who died after a fatal crash in a village near Wellingborough.

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From Billing to Iceland - finance team celebrate firm’s anniversary with Midnight Sun Run

More than 50 employees of a Northampton-based family-run car finance company are travelling to the land of ice and fire for a charity fundraiser.

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