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Disbandment and merger of battalion with headquarters in Northampton marked with flag-raising ceremony

A flag raising ceremony has been held in Northampton to mark the merger of two Army battalions.

Decorated British Army major 'died of natural causes' at Northampton General Hospital, inquest hears

The inquest into the death of a decorated British Army major who died at Northampton General Hospital found that there was little that could have been done to prevent his death by natural causes.
The Street Circus, featuring George Orange, Elton Wrong and acrobatic Abi Collins, returns to Northampton on May 19.

Celebrate the Royal Wedding circus style in Northampton town centre

Acrobatics, piano shows and comedy will hit Northampton town centre's streets next month with the return of the Street Circus.
Sexual assault in Wellingborough park

Sexual assault in Wellingborough park

Detectives have released details of a sexual assault that happened in a park in broad daylight three weeks ago.

Emilia Ciosek, Zofia Fiega, Irene Brown (93), Rhoda Ajayi and Denise Diabate.

Northampton primary school class boost spirits of care home residents by becoming their pen pals

A year 4 class have befriended residents in their eighties and nineties at a Northampton care home by exchanging letters.
A collection of war medals was stolen from a house in Northampton.

Burglars steal collection of war medals in Northampton break-in

A collection of war medals and a large amount of jewellery were stolen in a burglary in Northampton.
The county's roads have been ravaged by one of the worst winters on record.

Northamptonshire's roads 'are not acceptable' says transport chief as county council starts road repairs

The County Council say they will have to make taxpayers money stretch further this year to repair Northamptonshire's roads after one of the most severe winters on record.

L-R: Students Beth, Sharon, Amba and Seb with subject leader Alexis Taylor from The University of Northampton, and Les Patterson, secretary of 78 Derngate Northampton Trust.

Northampton university students launch retail range with 78 Derngate

78 Derngate – The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House in Northampton – has this week launched a new retail range, designed in collaboration with The University of Northampton.
Police were called to three crashes on the A45 yesterday (Wednesday)

Three crashes lead to traffic chaos between Wellingborough and Rushden

Multiple crashes led to queues and tailbacks for drivers using the A45 between Wellingborough and Rushden.

Lee Darlington, 26, from Duston, violated his sexual harm prevention order by handing out leaflets and donating sperm.

Northampton sex offender breaks court order by donating sperm to couple he met online

A Northampton man violated his sexual harm prevention order by donating sperm to a couple he met online.
Joe Robinson came to England as a six-year-old. when he went on holiday to Jamaica in 2009, he wasn't allowed to return home as the Government had lost his landing cards.

SPECIAL REPORT: Northampton man was trapped in Jamaica for 21 months because of Windrush scandal

A Northampton man who came to England as a six-year-old Windrush migrant was left stranded in Jamaica for 21 months when border officials refused to allow him to return to England.

REVEALED: The 14 worst anti-social behaviour hotspots in Northampton

It might not be the most serious crime, but anti-social behaviour on our streets is one of the things that prompts most calls to the police.

A CQC inspection found room after room at St Michaels House engrained with dirt and grime.

Inspectors find dirt, grease and mold in room after room at 'inadequate' Northampton care home

A Northampton care home has dropped back down to an "inadequate" grading after inspectors found "ingrained dirt, grease and black mold" throughout the building.
Liam Hunt was murdered by Kane Allaban-Hamilton on February 14, 2017, a jury has concluded.

LIAM HUNT: Teenager convicted of murder shouts obscenities as he taken down to cells at Northampton court

An 18-year-old has been found guilty of murdering Northampton teenager Liam Hunt following a 10-week trial.
The two-day inquest was held in Northampton

Failings identified during inquest into death of inmate in Northamptonshire prison

Failings in the care given to a prisoner who died of a heart attack in his Northamptonshire jailcell were identified during a two-day inquest.
Jade Fuller is worried about living in the flat with her newborn.

Northampton mum-to-be 'scared' after being moved to hotel following asbestos fear in flat roof

An expectant mum from Northampton is saying enough is enough to her housing association after, she claims, asbestos has been found in her roof.
Rose Agar and Maggie Kirton were both honoured with an award at the theatre this week, as voted for by their neighbours.

Northampton heroes next door win neighbour thank-you awards

Council house tenants nominated by their neighbours for going the extra mile in their community have this week been honoured at an awards ceremony.
The incident took place in Park Crescent last night.

Northampton homeowner disturbs teens as they attempt to break in his house

A Northampton householder disturbed two burglars as they were attempting to break into his house.
The launch of Operation Keepsafe

Crackdown on arson and anti-social behaviour on Wellingborough estate

An operation to target arson and anti-social behaviour on Wellingborough’s Queensway estate has been launched.

Elijah Richards

Do you know where missing boy from Wellingborough is?

Police are appealing for a missing 15-year-old to make contact with them.

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