Northampton brother to help blind sibling run the London Marathon today

A former University of Northampton student, with permanent sight loss, is taking on 26 miles with his brother this weekend, who is acting as his guide.
The homemade film focuses on how the internet affects people's lives and how to stay safe online.

Northampton class scoops top prize at film festival with 'Masters of the Digiverse' safe browsing video

A homemade movie about staying safe online has won a class of Northampton children a top prize at a film festival.
A wanted man who police have declined to name NNL-180420-164134005

Do you know this man from Rushden?

Police officers have released a picture of a Rushden man they believe may have information about an alleged incident of criminal damage.


Four HIMOs approved by Northampton Borough Council's planning committee

Four Northampton streets will see an increase in houses of multiple occupation after the borough council's planning committee approved applications for the change use of existing homes.

The dance will take place at the Guildhall in May.

Keen dancers invited to strut their stuff at mayor of Northampton's annual tea dance

Dance enthusiasts from across Northampton are being invited to come together at the Guildhall for a 'special afternoon tea dance'.
Locally made food and drink will be on sale tomorrow at Abington Park Museum during the annual Spring Food Fair.

Pulled pork burgers and vodka among locally made produce up for grabs at Northampton craft fair

Over 25 artisan food and drink producers from across the county will be showcasing their goods at the Spring Food Fair tomorrow.
James Jones

Former leader of Northamptonshire scout group jailed for grooming and sexually assaulting boy in Sussex

The former leader of a Northamptonshire scout group has been jailed for grooming and sexually assaulting a boy in Sussex.
David with his son Nyle.

Injured Afghanistan veteran from Northampton swaps boots for trainers for London Marathon today

An injured former lance corporal from Northampton, who lost his right eye while serving in Afghanistan, is taking on the London Marathon today.

400 speeding offences detected in 24-hour operation

More than 400 speeding offences detected in 24-hour enforcement operation in Northampton

A 24-hour speed enforcement operation, held across Northampton in support of a Europe-wide road safety campaign, resulted in more than 400 speeding offences detected.

Shannon Walker, 23, from Hardingstone, posed for photos with her hire car after helping her co-defendants in a drive-by shooting.

Daylight shooting getaway driver from Northampton posed for 'celebratory' selfies with car after attack

The woman behind the wheel in a drive-by shooting in which a teenager was shot in the leg posed for "celebratory photos" after making a getaway.
The On Track Education Centre has received a 'Good' Ofsted rating.

'Inspirational leadership' helps Northampton school for excluded and vulnerable pupils win over Ofsted

A Northampton school for pupils who have fallen out of mainstream education is celebrating after receiving a glowing watchdog report.

Unison general secretary Dave Prentis was in Northampton yesterday to kickstart the union's consultation on unitary status here in Northamptonshire.

'We will be at the table - not on the menu': Unison says Northamptonshire council employees will be part of unitary negotiations

The chief of a public sector union looking after 7,000 workers in the county vowed "we will have a seat at the table" in Northamptonshire's unitary authority negotiations.
The staff at Camrose Early Years Centre were praised for their tailored approach to childcare.

'Masterful' care at Northampton nursery praised by inspectors

The head of a Northampton nursery has thanked her "kind, caring and sensitive" staff following an 'outstanding' Ofsted report.
Mum Stephanie and Evie Grace Abigail 'Abbey' Kendall

Mum who gave birth at Northampton General Hospital names baby after hotel her waters broke in

A new mum has paid tribute to the hotel where her waters broke by naming her daughter after it.

Chief executive of Northampton's citizen's advice bureau was set to return to work this week after serving a suspension - though staff had concerns about the measures in place for his return.

Fears of volunteer walk out at Northampton advice agency over 'bullying' investigation

Northampton’s Citizen’s Advice Bureau staff and volunteers say they are on the verge of a walk-out amid bullying claims that saw the branch’s chief executive and deputy suspended.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Three-vehicle accident in Northampton causing congestion

An accident involving three vehicles is causing traffic delays in Northampton.
Liam Hunt, 17, was stabbed to death in St George's Street on February 14, 2017.

BREAKING: Jury is out to consider verdict in Liam Hunt murder trial

The jury has been sent to decide guilty or not guilty verdicts in the murder trial of a Northampton teenager.
The Umbrella Fair Festival is set to take place in the Racecourse this summer.

Festival fundraiser moved after concerns about safety of Northampton park at night

An Umbrella Fair fundraising event in Northampton has been moved after police had concerns about punters walking home across the Racecourse park.
Ian McEnroe

Re-appeal to help find convicted fraudster with links to Northampton wanted on prison recall

Northamptonshire Police are re-appealing for the public’s help to trace a convicted fraudster who is wanted on recall to prison.

County Hall

Daughter died in bed next to mother after taking lethal dose of prescribed morphine, Northampton inquest hears

A 22-year-old daughter died after consuming a lethal dose of morphine while sleeping next to her mother in their Northampton home, an inquest has heard.
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