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'There was barely any room to stand': World cup fever hits Northampton as hundreds pack pub beer garden to watch Panama thrashing

Hundreds of football fans packed a Northampton pub beer garden fitted with a double decker bus-sized screen to see England thrash Panama in the World Cup today (June 24).
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A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found at a home in Victoria Gardens yesterday.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder in Northampton after house was cordoned off yesterday

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the discovery of a body at a house in Northampton yesterday (Friday, June 22).

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Parts of Northampton were hit with a month's worth of rainfall in a matter of hours over the last bank holiday.

A dozen flooding probes to be launched after bank holiday devastation in Northampton

A dozen separate investigations will be carried out into Northampton’s bank holiday floods with the results due to be made public in six months' time.

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Northamptonshire WOLF runners celebrate fundraising success

Northamptonshire supporters of Kidney Cancer UK laced up their running shoes to take on a multi-terrain run raising more than £1,300.

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County MP to meet with Secretary of State in bid to recoup £11m spent on Northampton International Academy

County MP to meet with Secretary of State in bid to recoup £11m spent on Northampton International Academy

A county MP is set to meet with the Secretary of State in a bid to recoup £11m Northamptonshire County Council spent on a new school.

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National Sheep Association warning about sheep worrying by dogs

FARMING MATTERS: Sheep farmers’ anxiety over dogs

Agricultural shows and events this summer will be a perfect opportunity for the National Sheep Association to remind members of the public about the importance of keeping dogs on leads when they are near to sheep.

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Boss Emanuele De Palma.

BACK OUR TOWN: 'Northampton does not look familiar like it used to'

As part of our campaign to get more shoppers stepping foot inside Northampton's independent retailers, tradespeople have told us what should be done to improve our town.
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Helen Garrett has been teaching swimming at the pool for 23 years.

Northampton swimming pool handover could spell end for private coaches' livelihoods

The future of a Northampton pool where generations of children have been taught to swim is uncertain in the face of a county council handover.
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The Counties Crematorium is the only crem that services Northampton. An average service 1,070.

Cremation costs for grieving families in Northampton among the highest in the country

Grieving relatives in Northampton are being hit by cremation costs that rank among some of the most expensive in the country.
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A home in Victoria Promenade is currently cordoned off by police.

Forensics tent and police cordon placed outside Northampton home after serious incident

A police cordon and a forensics tent are currently in place around a house in the centre of Northampton.
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A large Sheep Street sinkhole is set to keep the road closed for a number of days.

Heavy rain may have caused spate of sinkholes in Northampton says council

Water from the bank holiday storms is believed be the cause behind two large sinkholes to have opened up on busy town centre roads.

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‘Acid’ attack causes damage to car in Wellingborough

A Mini Cooper will cost £1,500 to fix after what he believes was acid was sprayed over it while it was parked outside a Wellingborough house.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Man shot in Wellingborough

Two boys have been arrested after a man was shot in Wellingborough last night (Thursday).

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Two men arrested following armed police operation in Northampton

Two men have been arrested after police stormed a residential property in Northampton today.
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A bike similar to this one was stolen from the man and woman.

Two men rob man and woman of bike and phone in Northampton

A man and woman were assaulted and mugged of a phone and a racing bicycle near a Northampton supermarket yesterday.

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The Spinney Hill pub has hired out a gigantic TV screen

Northampton pub installs double-decker bus-sized TV screen perfect for World Cup watching

Wondering where to watch the England game on Sunday?
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Police armed with machine guns storm into residential property in Northampton

Armed officers stopped one of Northampton's busiest junctions to carry out a siege on a block of flats this afternoon.
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A man has died following a collision in Talavera Way yesterday.

Man, 42, dies following yesterday's horror collision in Northampton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal, head-on crash in Talavera Way yesterday.
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'I don't know how it's still standing': Eyewitnesses give their accounts of town centre fire as cause still remains a mystery

It has been one week since a blaze in the town's main shopping street broke out and the cause still remains unexplained.
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"UK 6" will be auctioned off in Northamptonshire next week for an estimated 45,000.

Rare 'UK 6' number plate on auction in Northamptonshire for estimated £45,000

A rare single-number licence plate that has not been on sale for over 50 years will be at auction in Northamptonshire next week.
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