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PICTURE GALLERY: Delapré Abbey hosts its inaugural book festival

Northampton’s Delapré Abbey hosted its first Festival of Books last weekend.


EASTER FLOODS 20TH ANNIVERSARY: Report found a perfect storm of failings during the Northampton floods

MPs in Northampton called for heads to roll when a damning report criticised the Environment Agency’s response to the 1998 floods.

Terrence Jones.

Northampton man jailed for 42 months after sexually abusing a child

A Northampton man has been jailed for three-and-a-half years and will remain on the Sex Offenders' Register for sexually abusing a child.
Alice Whitehead is calling on the county council to replace felled trees in Far Cotton and establish a proper maintenance programme.

'Replacing Far Cotton's trees will make us happier': Campaigner hands in 300-name petition to restore greenery to streets

More than 300 people have now signed a petition to see the streets of Far Cotton's returned to their tree-lined former glory.

PICTURE GALLERY: Sneak peek at restored Delapre Abbey

Ahead of its grand opening weekend this Saturday and Sunday, the Chron had a quick look around the newly restored Delapre Abbey.

Far Cotton Road.

Men demand teen's phone and money in attempted robbery in Northampton

A 14-year-old boy was approached by two men on bicycles in Northampton before making a getaway.
Firefighters were called out to an incident in Far Cotton this morning.

More than a dozen firefighters tackle flames at Northampton flat

An investigation has been launched after firefighters were called out to tackle flames at a Northampton flat this morning.

The encampment at Delapre Park earlier this week.

Latest traveller encampment in Northampton handed a court order to leave

A traveller encampment that pitched up on Delape Park four days ago has been issued a court order to move.
Police at the scene of the stabbing in Mill Lane, Kings Heath.

BREAKING NEWS: Second person arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after Northampton stabbing

A second person has been taken into police custody after a stabbing in Northampton left a man with serious chest wounds.
Police at the scene

Man arrested after stabbing in Northampton

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 30-year-old was suffered multiple stab wounds in an attack in Northampton on Tuesday.

The Sofa King, Towcester Road is moving site to a depot in Weedon on Saturday

Popular sofa showroom set to open it’s doors on Northamptonshire depot this weekend

A well-known furniture store is relocating this weekend due to traffic problems in Northampton.

Work gets under way at the site, which is currently wholly occupied by B&Q

New Aldi supermarket will take over part of Northampton DIY store this spring

Work is underway on part of a Northampton DIY store's site as a supermarket firm gets ready to move in.

Frank Bruno and head coach at Far cotton Boxing Club John Daly, at the launch of Frank's new project in Northampton this week.

'Boxing took me from borstal to belt-winner', says former world champ Frank Bruno as he launches new charity in Northampton

Sporting legend Frank Bruno has revealed how boxing was a "therapy" for him after launching a new charity here in Northampton.
Craig Murphy from Underwood and Weston working on the restoration

Council budget for historic Northampton building set to be exceeded by thousands of pounds

Completion of a historic grade II listed building in Northampton is set to be complete early next year and will take the Borough Council thousands of pounds over budget, cabinet report papers reveal.

On your marks-Chris and Dave Lazenby  launched  the inaugural jogging session for runners with learning disabilities

Northampton’s newest jogging club - for people with learning disabilities

A new jogging group for people with learning disabilities, their family, friends and carers has been launched in Northampton with the help GB runners, twin brothers Chris and Dave Lazenby who have learning disabilities.

Abington Park

Two Northampton parks among the best in the country, say judges

Two Northampton parks have retained their Green Flag Award status for another successive year, making them two of the best parks in the UK and Ireland.

Delapre Abbey, Northampton Tour ride Northamptonshire to celebrate Women's Tour.'Start of the fun ride NNL-160717-142730009

PICTURE GALLERY: 600 take to the roads around Northamptonshire for people’s cycling tour

Around 600 amateur cyclists got a taste of the tough Women’s Tour route through Northamptonshire today as part of a bid to inspire more people to get on their bikes.

Delapre Abbey - Battle of Northampton commemorative event. Medieval tournament by local re-enactors the Harrington Company along with the Medieval Siege Society. NNL-150507-110631009

GALLERY: Battle of Northampton is brought to life during popular re-enactment weekend

From archery displays to cannon demonstrations, re-enactors helped bring the Battle of Northampton to life at Delapre Abbey this weekend.

Job losses at Carlsberg expected to have limited impact on Northampton staff

Job losses at Carlsberg expected to have limited impact on Northampton staff

Outsourcing of 1,000 logistics jobs by Carlsberg will not have a huge effect on Northampton staff, it is understood.

Repairs could see Northampton park’s lodge become meeting rooms

Repairs could see Northampton park’s lodge become meeting rooms

A lodge house at the entrance to a Northampton park could be brought into public use.

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