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FARMING MATTERS: Drone technology is expanding on farms

The use of drone technology for farming and land management is becoming increasingly relevant and widespread, providing a valuable new technology for surveying, monitoring and mapping.

Labour leaders have written a letter to communities secretary Sajid Javid urging him to allow the county council's budget to stand.

'Dear communities secretary - let Northamptonshire's budget through' urges Labour

Labour leaders have written a desperate plea to the communities secretary calling for him to allow Northamptonshire County Council's budget to stand.

LWCs Tiki Fire cognac is 75 per cent in volume.

Drinks wholesaler depot opens in Northampton after £3 million investment

A national drinks business has opened in Northampton in a £3 million move after expanding its network of depots throughout the UK.

Just some of the weapons seized as part of the operation across Northamptonshire.

Pistols, truncheons and knives seized as part of week-long operation in Northamptonshire

More than a dozen people have been arrested and weapons from pistols to axes have been seized as part of a week-long operation in Northamptonshire.


Fifteen serious incidents recorded at Northampton General Hospital in two years

Fifteen serious incidents were recorded at Northampton General Hospital over a period of two years, the lowest among hospitals of its kind in the East Midlands.

Kelly Baillie, 29, was sentenced in Northampton Crown Court.

Corby woman 'used' disabled friend to steal and defraud over £9,000, court hears

A "despicable" Corby woman who fleeced her wheelchair-bound friend for nearly £9,500 has narrowly avoided prison.


Two days of ‘persistent snow’ forecast for Northamptonshire with Met Office warning of potential power cuts and travel chaos

The Met Office have taken the rare step of issuing a snow warning for Northamptonshire for two days in a row.

Company boss Steve Allan was defrauded of 55k by a conman who cloned his passport... and the culprit might still be out there.

'Someone out there is pretending to be me': Northampton business owner defrauded of 55k by conmen

A Northampton businessman fears he could be defrauded at any moment because a confidence trickster who stole £55,000 from his company still has a cloned passport.
Footage shows the horse trotting along the A43 in Northants. Pic: You Tube/Martyn Ben Hanley

VIDEO: ‘Idiot’ driver caught on camera walking a horse along the A43 in Northamptonshire

Shocking video footage shows a reckless driver taking a horse for a walk along a busy road in Northamptonshire.

Tim Bedward, warehouse manager for the social supermarket, with the first customer at the Blackthorn Community Centre on Friday morning.

Homeless people to grow food for deprived Northampton estate

Residents on the Blackthorn estate in Northampton can now opt to sign up to a new membership scheme where they can buy subsidised food for little cost.
Andrea Leadsom

Andrea Leadsom to speak at Guildhall's women's vote centenary celebration

The centenary anniversary of women’s vote will be celebrated during an International Women’s Day event at the Guildhall.
Watling Street

Northamptonshire road fourth worst in England

A Northamptonshire town's high street is the fourth most complained about road in England, data has shown.

Missing in Wellingborough, Blu King, 15. NNL-180223-121858005

Police need help to find teen in Wellingborough

Police have released a new image if a teenager who is still missing more than a week after he was last seen.

Police on the scene on MacDonald Road in Coventry. Picture: SWNS NNL-180223-113812001

REGIONAL: Family ‘distraught’ as brothers, aged two and six, killed in hit and run

A two-year-old boy and his six-year-old brother were killed in a hit-and-run crash in Coventry yesterday (Thursday).

Mobile phone networks could be affected by the big freeze

How next week’s cold weather could affect your mobile phone

Bitterly cold weather is on the way in the coming days and the Met Office has issued a warning to mobile phone users.

Co-op reveals minimum age limit on sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels

Co-op reveals minimum age limit on sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels

Central England Co-op has today announced that it is putting in place an age limit for sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels.

Fire news

Campervan destroyed by arson attack in Corby

A campervan has been destroyed after being set on fire this morning in Corby.


The top 10 cheap eats in Wellingborough

In a new series of features today we’re highlighting the top 10 ‘cheap eats’ in Wellingborough.

The Poppy Field Farm pub had been the subject of food poisoning claims, which Greene King now says cannot be supported.

Pub bosses say no link between food poisoning claims and Northampton venue

An investigation has found no link between a number of food poisoning reports made last weekend and a Northampton pub.
Northampton General Hospital.

Patients in Northamptonshire urged to use NHS services wisely to ease pressure on county hospitals

People in Northamptonshire are being urged to use NHS services wisely as the county’s hospitals continue to deal with a large number of patients seeking emergency care.
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