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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.

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Cannabis farm found in Rushden

Cannabis farm found in Rushden

A large cannabis farm has been uncovered in Rushden following a police raid this morning.

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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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Chief executive of Northampton Partnership Homes (NPH) Mike Kay and project manager for the Tanners demolition William Jacobs pictured outside the decaying pub yesterday.

EXCLUSIVE: Major plans to revamp entire east Northampton estate set to begin "imminently"

A run-down housing estate in the east of Northampton is for a £5 million makeover that will see an eyesore pub torn-down and hundreds of homes re-cladded.
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A dumped mattress sits on a pathway in Lings. Residents in the east of Northampton believe waste contractors Enterprise have 'given up'.

Bins contractor has 'given up' on the east of Northampton say residents

The contractors in charge of cleaning up in Northampton have "given up" according to people in the east of the town who have seen fly-tipped waste stay in situ for four months now.
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Frontline workers are worried about the fate of some county children even without cuts

'We're just waiting for a child to die', say frontline children's workers in Northampton

Community groups are as placid a bunch of people as you’ll find in any society. These are the quiet organisers, the comforters and advisers, the providers of safety nets.
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A teenager was left with serious injuries after coming into collision with a car last night.

Teenager left with serious injuries after being involved in a collision with a car in Northampton

A teenage boy is in a serious condition after being involved in a collision with a car in Rectory Farm, Northampton.

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The south car park at Weston Favell Shopping Centre had to be evacuated this afternoon.

Northampton shopping centre car park evacuated after reports of suspicious van

An abandoned van caused a partial evacuation of Weston Favell Shopping Centre amid heightened terrorism fears.
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Large traveller camp leaves Northampton park... before pitching up closer to the town centre

More than 30 traveller caravans have vacated a Northampton park hours before police were due to forcibly remove them - only to then move less than a mile down the road to another green space.
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Northampton man made up fake family member fantasy to chat to underage girls online, court hears

Northampton man made up fake family member fantasy to chat to underage girls online, court hears

A 42-year-old Northampton man, who went under the username 'I love piercings', to explicitly chat to underage girls on an foreign online forum, has been handed a 34-month sentence.
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The attack took place in Station Road, Billing.

Vile robbers leave 80-year-old with dislocated shoulder after Northampton street attack

An 80-year-old woman was knocked unconscious on her own driveway during a violent robbery in Northampton.
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Kingfisher lake could be transformed if funding can be found for a major revamp scheme.

'Choking' Northampton lakes could breath again under six-figure revamp plan

Plans to restore a set of swamp-like lakes to their former glory in Northampton have been circulated to thousands of homes.
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Cosworth's headquarters in Northampton

Northampton engineering company could return to Formula 1 within four years

Cosworth could be making Formula 1 engines once again if official plans are signed off following verbal agreements with partners.

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Mayor of Northampton Councillor Gareth Eales has had a number of charity boxes produced for his chosen charity of the year - and he is hoping you can host one of them.

Can you host a charity box for Northampton's mayor?

The mayor of Northampton is calling on townsfolk to help fund brain tumour research locally by hosting a set of charity boxes.
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Firefighters cut woman out of car in Northampton after serious crash

Firefighters cut woman out of car in Northampton after serious crash

Firefighters had to cut a woman out of her car after a rush-hour collision in the east of Northampton.

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The dumped terrier was found by a member of the public near to Barley Hill Road, in Southfields.

Cruel owners left a dog to die in a Northampton street with claws so long they had 'curled under themslves'

A badly neglected dog that was abandoned “like rubbish” in a Northampton street died from heart failure despite vets best attempts to save her.

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Peter Strachan, of the Growing Together group, carrying out the neighbourhood plan consultation in the East of Northampton. The plan has now been approved by a public vote.

Green spaces in the east of Northampton to get maximum protection after resounding referendum result

A planning blueprint aimed at protecting green spaces in the east of Northampton over the next 20 years has been approved in an overwhelming referendum victory.

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The staff and children of Blackthorn good Neighbours Nursery say they are thrilled by their 'outstanding' Ofsted rating.

Pub turned-nursery in Northampton receives 'outstanding' first Ofsted report

A Northampton nursery that took over a former pub just two years ago has been given an "outstanding" rating in its first Ofsted report.
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A new 12-month health drive has kick-started in Northampton to target female inactiveness

New 12-month health drive kick starts in east of Northampton to target female inactiveness

The Active Billing Community (ABC) project has been given the green light to provide a low cost programme of sport for people in Bellinge, Billing and Ecton Brook.
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A spree of knife attacks have been reported in the east of Northampton. Police say an 18-year-old woman was stabbed in the leg in Lings Way, above.

BREAKING NEWS: Hunt for gang launched after Northampton stabbing spree that left three with knife wounds

Detectives are hunting a gang of "teenagers" after five linked robberies in the east of Northampton early yesterday evening.
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