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Lorry drivers accused of killing eight people in M1 bank holiday 'horror crash' stand trial

Two lorry drivers accused of killing eight people on the M1 near Northampton in one of the UK's worst motorway death crashes went on trial today.

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Police seized "hundreds" of items from the Dunroamin site on Monday (February 19).

Travellers' camp operation sees two more women under investigation, police say

Two more women were arrested and investigated following a police operation at a travellers' site in south Northamptonshire.

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Break-in at Kettering bowling alley

Break-in at Kettering bowling alley

The New York Thunderbowl bowling alley in Kettering was broken into this morning.

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Danielle says that her husband is "massively lucky" to be alive after he landed upside down in the ditch when his car was hit earlier this week.

Wife's plea for witnesses after husband's car flipped into ditch following Northampton hit-and-run

A dad-of-three was left upside down in a ditch for half-an-hour after a driver hit his car after failing to stop at a Northampton junction.
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Police were called to the Auctioneers in Market Square

Attempted child abduction at Northampton town centre pub

A woman has been arrested following an attempted child abduction at a Northampton town centre pub.

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The criminal damage took place near the Odeon cinema in Kettering

Screws used to damage tyres of car parked near Kettering cinema

Witnesses are being sought after a car was damaged in Pegasus Court, Kettering.

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Schools could be a target for fraud, a national bureau has warned.

Fake head teachers are calling schools in fraud scam - Northamptonshire warned

Scammers are calling schools and pretending to be head teachers demanding a transfer of money - according to a new warning sent out across Northamptonshire today.
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Man struck with glass bottle in Kettering attack

Man struck with glass bottle in Kettering attack

A man required stitches after being attacked with a glass bottle in Kettering.

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Appeal to find man who ran from crash in Burton Latimer

Appeal to find man who ran from crash in Burton Latimer

Police are appealing for help to find a driver who fled the scene of a three-car crash in Burton Latimer.

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MIDWEEK MAGS COURT: Who’s been sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court

MIDWEEK MAGS COURT: Who’s been sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court

The following people were sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court:

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The court heard how Liam staggered down this alleyway and dropped to the floor after he was stabbed on St George's Street.

Jurors hear from eyewitness to knife fight that killed Northampton teenager

The potentially pivotal and lethal role one of the seven young men charged with the murder of Northampton teenager Liam Hunt was heard in court yesterday.
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Mohammed Haque's sentence for a set of horrific attacks in Northampton has been increased by judges - at his appeal hearing.

Sex attacker who assaulted a woman in a Northampton park and an OAP in her home has sentenced increased

A 'dangerous' sex attacker from Northampton has earned himself an extra month in jail after wasting top judges' time with a 'truly hopeless' sentence appeal.
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Cobblers fans have been jailed after a brawl at the RAOB Club in Coventry.

Cobblers fans jailed after glass was thrown at Coventry fan in away-game brawl

Twelve men have been jailed after a fight broke out between Northampton Town and Coventry fans and a glass was thrown into a supporter's face.
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Burglars steal till from Kettering bakery

Burglars steal till from Kettering bakery

Three men stole a till and its contents from a Kettering bakery.

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A new NSPCC report has revealed the shocking extent of sex crimes against children in the county.

Babies aged one and under were among victims of sex crimes in Northamptonshire last year

Two sex crimes were recorded against children in Northamptonshire every day last year a new study has found.
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Children as young as six have been reported for hate crimes in Northamptonshire over the past five years.

EXCLUSIVE: Primary school children in Northamptonshire reported for hate crimes

Children as young as six years old have committed racially and religiously aggravated crimes in Northamptonshire since 2012, according to shock new statistics.
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Liam Hunt "dropped to the floor" in this alleyway off St George's Street after he was stabbed.

'Who's done this to you?' Northampton teenager named his attacker as he lay dying, court hears

Northampton teenager Liam Hunt named his attacker as he lay bleeding to death in his girlfriend's arms, a court heard.
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Damien Culverhouse.

Calls to track down Northampton man after assault

A Northampton man of no fixed abode is being sought in connection with an assault.
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Police are appealing for witnesses

Man punched in the face during attack in Wellingborough

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was punched in the face in Gold Street, Wellingborough.

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