A5 to shut as roadworks get underway in Towcester

Maintenance work on the A5 in Towcester is to begin on Monday, resulting in the temporary closure of the road.

Morrisons in Northampton where Quieter Hour will take place between 9-10am on Saturdays

Northampton supermarket introduces 'Quieter Hour' to help create calmer shopping experience

Morrisons in Northampton has announced plans for a 'Quieter Hour' in store every Saturday.
Poundworld in the Grosvenor Centre will close this week

Poundworld to close down in Northampton's Grosvenor Centre after going into administration

A popular pound shop in set to close its doors to shoppers in Northampton town centre this week.

Posters have been displayed for the last few weeks

‘Time after Nine’: no alcohol policy to launch on late night trains passing Northampton station

A scheme to reduce anti-social behaviour on late night train services through Northampton will be launched later this month.


Closing down signs go up at Northampton's Marks and Spencer store

Northampton's biggest high street store is showing the first signs of closing down with just weeks to go.
Northampton train station

Northampton train services to be affected by London Euston closure

Passengers who are planning to use Euston station over three consecutive weekends in August and September are urged to avoid rail travel to and from the station.
Hundreds of roads have been axed from the grit route

Northampton roads axed from grit routes as they no longer become a priority revealed

Almost 500 roads in Northamptonshire will no longer be gritted as a priority from October.
Trevor Nelson MBE, Britvic's David Greenaway, Peter Borg-Neal, The Caterer's Editor Chris Gamm

Popular pub-restaurant group scoops major hospitality award

Peter Borg-Neal, CEO of popular pub-restaurant operator Oakman Inns - which has venues across Herts, Bucks, Oxon, Northants, Warwickshire and Bedfordshire - was recognised with a Pub & Bar Award at the 35th Annual ‘Cateys’ in London.

Chester Farm in Irchester

Northants County Council says it would be ‘very expensive’ to mothball Chester Farm project

A multi-million pound Roman heritage project being funded by Northamptonshire County Council is being done so ‘through gritted teeth’.

The emergency services at the scene of the crash

Air ambulance called after crash involving two buses in Rothwell

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash involving two double decker buses.

Left to right: Vice-chancellor Nick Petford, Adrian Pryce and Rev Richard Coles will appear on NLive tomorrow at 7pm.

Waterside Campus will kick-start new businesses in Northampton, says vice-chancellor

The University of Northampton’s vice-chancellor will explain how the upcoming Waterside Campus will help to kick-start the town as a centre for start-up businesses when he appears on the radio tomorrow.

More frozen foods recalled: Full list of 53 items from Aldi, Iceland, Lidl, Sainsbuy’s, Tesco and Waitrose linked to listeria outbreak

UK Supermarkets have been forced to pull more frozen vegetable products from their shelves over fears that they may be contaminated with the listeria bacteria.


Independent traders share their passion for the future of Northampton town centre

Business owners in Northampton town centre are supporting a national campaign to encourage consumers to celebrate independent retails and 'shop local’.

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Councillors back campaign to bring shoe manufacturers back to Northampton town centre

Councillors have backed plans to open a shoe and leather goods outlet in the town centre that would promote Northampton’s ‘world class’ boot manufacturers.


TOWN CENTRE SURVEY: The shops and restaurants you want to see in Northampton...and how you would make it better

The Chronicle & Echo's Save Our Town Centre survey gave a fascinating insight into what people want from the town centre.

Right Resolution

Building a better community wins Northampton cafe £10,000 funding prize

After winning the hearts of judges and residents, Northampton’s own Right Resolution has been named as a winner in the Jewson Building Better Communities competition.

Abington Street, Northampton

TOWN CENTRE SURVEY: Town leaders, landlords, investors, retailers take note. The people of Northampton have spoken

More than 1,300 of our readers can class themselves as major stakeholders in the future of Northampton after filling out our big town centre survey.

Greedy Gordon's at the Red Lion in Cranford

Pubs across Northants prepare for huge influx of football fans ahead of the England v Sweden World Cup match

Millions of people will be tuning in to watch England take on Sweden in the quarter-finals of the World Cup tomorrow (Saturday).


The full list of 43 frozen foods recalled from Tesco, Lidl, Aldi, Waitrose, Sainsbury's and more due to the listeria outbreak

Supermarket chains including Waitrose, Tesco and Aldi have been forced to remove dozens of items from sale, following an outbreak of listeria.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Delays on the M1 near Northampton after accident

Drivers are being warned of delays after an accident on the M1 near Northampton today.
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