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Crick mum names baby after hotel her waters broke in during sister's hen-do

A new mum from Crick has paid tribute to the hotel where her waters broke by naming her daughter after it.
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'I want a unitary for rural areas': Daventry council leader not keen on joining with Northampton's urban administration

Daventry District Council's leader does not want to see his rural local authority joined to Northampton Borough in a new unitary model, as per the Government's advice.
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The county's force is spending �1m on the new mobile phones which will allow officers to use digital technology while out on patrol

Northants Police officers to use stop and scan technology

Police officers on the beat in Northamptonshire will soon be able to stop and scan the fingerprints of suspected criminals.

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Council demands to blame for Daventry business owner's crippling financial situation

The Daventry business owner who faces losing her shop after renovating its medieval frontage says district council demands have led to her crippling financial situation.
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UPDATED WITH VIDEO - 'Without it I'll I have no livelihood': Daventry woman crowdfunds to help keep her store open after restoring its medieval facade

A Daventry business owner faces losing her livelihood after complications arose while renovating her store to reveal its original medieval facade.
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Automated vehicles and machinery could replace all manual tasks in the 2030s.

Jobs in Northamptonshire most threatened by robots, research suggests

Northamptonshire is the county most threatened by automation in the UK, according to research by think-tank Localis in collaboration with Sky News.
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Paul Nichols was likely three times over the limit when he collided with and killed 51-year-old Paul Cooper from Long Buckby.

Long Buckby man was killed in collision with drink-driver three times over the limit

A drink-driver was more than three times over the limit when he killed a Long Buckby man and injured three children.
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Sophie Cross is set to become one of the youngest women ever to sail around the world in 2020.

Daventry girl will make waves as one of the youngest women ever to sail the world

A Northamptonshire girl is set to become one of the world's youngest women to sail around the world.
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The children having their official photo taken after the award ceremony.

Headteacher 'proud' after Daventry village school pupils win film award for animated short

The headteacher of a Daventry village school says she is proud of her pupils after they won the best animation prize at a film award ceremony.
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PICTURE GALLERY: 750 pupils compete in 25th annual Northamptonshire schools cross country in Woodford Halse

Last Wednesday saw Woodford Halse C.E. Primary Academy host its 25th annual cross country race.

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Scott Gilmour, Michael Stevenson and Rob Trigwell. (Photo: Scott Gilmour)

Daventry man and friends cross world's largest lake in record time

A Daventry man has, as part of a three-man expedition, set a new speed record for an unsupported crossing of the world's largest freshwater lake.
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The man can be seen here reaching for the pink flamingo

Pink flamingo statuette stolen from Northamptonshire village pub

A man has stolen a statuette of a pink flamingo from a Northamptonshire village pub.

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Winners from the NHS Apprentice Awards

Healthcare apprentice awards shine spotlight

The county’s healthcare apprentices have had their moment in the spotlight with their first ever awards ceremony.

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Scrapping borough councils is ‘not the only way forward’

Scrapping borough councils is ‘not the only way forward’

The leaders of boroughs and district councils have said responded cautiously to government inspector findings that the only solution to the county’s financial woes is to scrap Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, East Northants, Northampton, South Northants and Daventry councils and form two unitary authorities in Northamptonshire.

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The warehouse in Drayton Fields will be demolished following a large-scale fire.

Demolition of Daventry warehouse begins following third day of tackling blaze

Demolition has begun at a Daventry warehouse that was gutted in a major fire this week.

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VIDEO: Astonishing drone footage shows fire blazing at Daventry warehouse inferno

Incredible video pictures taken by Northamptonshire firefighters shows the roaring flames destroying a Daventry warehouse.

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Great Creaton Primary School could be closed over a shortage of pupils.

Northamptonshire village school with only 30 pupils could face closure

A Northamptonshire village's only school could be closed down due to a shortage of pupils.
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BREAKING NEWS: Man arrested on suspicion of arson following Daventry warehouse blaze

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following a major fire at a Daventry warehouse.

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Fifty firefighters tackle warehouse blaze in Daventry

Firefighters have been tackling a major warehouse fire in Daventry overnight.

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Do you recognise this man?

Man wanted in connection with fuel theft at Northamptonshire services

Northamptonshire Police have released CCTV images of a man they believe may have information about the theft of fuel at an M1 service station.

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