Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire

'Dear communities secretary - let Northamptonshire's budget through' urges Labour

Labour leaders have written a desperate plea to the communities secretary calling for him to allow Northamptonshire County Council's budget to stand.

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LWCs Tiki Fire cognac is 75 per cent in volume.

Drinks wholesaler depot opens in Northampton after £3 million investment

A national drinks business has opened in Northampton in a £3 million move after expanding its network of depots throughout the UK.

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Just some of the weapons seized as part of the operation across Northamptonshire.

Pistols, truncheons and knives seized as part of week-long operation in Northamptonshire

More than a dozen people have been arrested and weapons from pistols to axes have been seized as part of a week-long operation in Northamptonshire.

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Fifteen serious incidents recorded at Northampton General Hospital in two years

Fifteen serious incidents were recorded at Northampton General Hospital over a period of two years, the lowest among hospitals of its kind in the East Midlands.

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Kelly Baillie, 29, was sentenced in Northampton Crown Court.

Corby woman 'used' disabled friend to steal and defraud over £9,000, court hears

A "despicable" Corby woman who fleeced her wheelchair-bound friend for nearly £9,500 has narrowly avoided prison.

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Company boss Steve Allan was defrauded of 55k by a conman who cloned his passport... and the culprit might still be out there.

'Someone out there is pretending to be me': Northampton business owner defrauded of 55k by conmen

A Northampton businessman fears he could be defrauded at any moment because a confidence trickster who stole £55,000 from his company still has a cloned passport.
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Footage shows the horse trotting along the A43 in Northants. Pic: You Tube/Martyn Ben Hanley

VIDEO: ‘Idiot’ driver caught on camera walking a horse along the A43 in Northamptonshire

Shocking video footage shows a reckless driver taking a horse for a walk along a busy road in Northamptonshire.

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Tim Bedward, warehouse manager for the social supermarket, with the first customer at the Blackthorn Community Centre on Friday morning.

Homeless people to grow food for deprived Northampton estate

Residents on the Blackthorn estate in Northampton can now opt to sign up to a new membership scheme where they can buy subsidised food for little cost.
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Andrea Leadsom to speak at Guildhall's women's vote centenary celebration

The centenary anniversary of women’s vote will be celebrated during an International Women’s Day event at the Guildhall.
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Northamptonshire road fourth worst in England

A Northamptonshire town's high street is the fourth most complained about road in England, data has shown.

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Missing in Wellingborough, Blu King, 15. NNL-180223-121858005

Police need help to find teen in Wellingborough

Police have released a new image if a teenager who is still missing more than a week after he was last seen.

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Campervan destroyed by arson attack in Corby

A campervan has been destroyed after being set on fire this morning in Corby.

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The Poppy Field Farm pub had been the subject of food poisoning claims, which Greene King now says cannot be supported.

Pub bosses say no link between food poisoning claims and Northampton venue

An investigation has found no link between a number of food poisoning reports made last weekend and a Northampton pub.
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Patients in Northamptonshire urged to use NHS services wisely to ease pressure on county hospitals

People in Northamptonshire are being urged to use NHS services wisely as the county’s hospitals continue to deal with a large number of patients seeking emergency care.
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Taxi drivers cannot operate in a town without a private hire licence.

Northampton taxi driver with common assault conviction denied new cabby licence

A Northampton taxi driver who was convicted of common assault has had his private hire licence revoked.
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Sally says she reports fly-tipping on the Ecton Brook estate daily.

Parents should teach children not to litter on 'post-apocalyptic' estate, says Northampton resident

'When you walk around the area there is a general air of it being un-cared for, like you would imagine the world would become after an apocalypse.'
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'Easy fix' to dangerous Northampton junction spotted by resident

'Easy fix' to dangerous Northampton junction spotted by resident

A Northampton man says he has spotted a simple change at a busy Northampton junction that could cut near-misses and collisions "by 90 per cent" - and is taking his idea to the county council.

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Unemployment rises in Northampton during final quarter of 2017

Unemployment in Northampton was up in the final quarter of last year, Government figures have shown.
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Toby Birch and Wendy Andrews pictured outside County Hall. (Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds).

COUNTY COUNCIL BUDGET: 'We have an elite few, and a mass of people who are fighting for their lives'

Protesters gathered outside Northampton County Hall today to speak out about the council’s proposed cuts to regional services.
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Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Andrew Gwynne addressed campaigners on the steps of County Hall.

COUNTY COUNCIL BUDGET: Shadow secretary tells Prime Minister to 'pull her finger' out for Northamptonshire

The Shadow communities secretary told protestors outside County Hall "the world will be watching" Sajid Javid and how he treats Northamptonshire.
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