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Towcester Racecourse chief exec hits back at greyhound welfare protest

The chief executive of Towcester Racecourse says the venue is committed to the welfare and safety of greyhounds that race there following a protest outside the gates.

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Nicholas Jones

Northamptonshire producer to adapt local author's novel about Russian Grand Duke for TV

A novel about the mystery surrounding a Russian Grand Duke is to be adapted for television by a Northamptonshire producer.
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Greyhound Derby protesters gather at Towcester Racecourse

Demonstrators gather at Towcester Racecourse to protest Greyhound Derby

Greyhound Derby demonstrators gathered outside Towcester Racecourse to protest against racing dogs and their thousands of injuries

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Teen's phone stolen in Towcester by balaclava-clad bicycle rider

A 16-year-old boy had his mobile phone stolen in Towcester by a male wearing a balaclava and riding a bicycle.

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Mark Cavendish MBE

Mark Cavendish and Andrea Leadsom show their support at NorPIP charity bike at Silverstone

Olympic silver medal and Tour de France green jersey winner Mark Cavendish MBE was at Silverstone Circuit on Bank Holiday Monday to support the annual NorPIP charity bike ride.

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BREAKING NEWS: Pedestrian hurt after collision with car in Northamptonshire

A pedestrian has been involved in a collision with a car in Northamptonshire, it has been reported.

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Cash and jewellery stolen in Towcester burglary

Money and jewellery were taken during a burglary in Towcester.

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Specsavers is set to open in early May on the former HSBC bank site on the High Street. (Pic: Google)

Towcester in the frame for a new opticians

​A new opticians will be opening its doors in Towcester later this spring, creating six full-time jobs, and will feature the latest innovative equipment.
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Long delays south of Towcester this morning

TRAFFIC ALERT: Severe delays on Northamptonshire road following crash involving two cars

There are severe delays to the south of Northampton this morning following a two-vehicle accident.
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TRAFFIC: Northamptonshire A road blocked by snow

A seven-and-a-half mile stretch of a Northamptonshire A road is blocked both ways because of snow.

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Watling Street

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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Andrea Leadsom MP on a recent visit to Middleton Cheney Library

South Northants MP sent death threat

Leader of the Commons and South Northamptonshire MP Andrea Leadsom has hit out at the “coward” author of a threatening letter she received.

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Northamptonshire man dies in collision in Bedfordshire

A 48-year-old man from Towcester has died in a crash in Bedfordshire.

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Fire crews joined the Home Safety Team and partner agencies at Moulton Fire Station to mark the launch

Fire service scheme helps Northamptonshire people stay safe and independent at home

A pilot scheme providing health and wellbeing advice to help vulnerable and older people stay safe and independent at home is being expanded by Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS).
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RossDempsey-Vicent and fiance Liza Smith

Towcester couple's proposal photo wins them their wedding bling

A Towcester couple was crowned the UK’s best ‘Bling-stagrammers’ after entering their high-altitude engagement photo into a national competition.

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Inspector Anthony Rawson tweeted this image earlier today.

'Drunk golf buggy thief' makes McDonald's pit stop while driving from Towcester to Daventry

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of stealing a golf buggy with balloons attached to it and driving it drunk for "many miles" to a fast food restaurant.

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THe incident took place in Bickerstaffes Road, in Towcester.

Dog in Towcester bites man on hand and wounds another dog in the neck

A man was bitten while trying to save his dog from being mauled by another dog in Towcester.
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He was fined 150

Northamptonshire man caught and fined for trying to offload waste on to supermarket

A Northamptonshire resident has accepted a £150 fixed penalty fine after dumping two black bags of general waste into a supermarket recycling bin.

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Lucy Adams (Oxford University  Human Sciences), Patrick Challen(Apprenticeship at Rolls Royce), Brina Johnson (Loughborough  Sociology), Jake Ward (Birmingham University  Physics), Joshua Adams(Glasgow University  Economics & History).

A-Levels: Sponne School's Lucy and Laura will start at Oxford University in September

Two students from a Towcester secondary school have earned a place at Oxford University.
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The pub's dessert burger

Buns on sweets: Northamptonshire pub’s National Burger Day charity dish guaranteed to hit the sweet spot

A Northamptonshire pub is hoping to hit customers’ sweet spots this National Burger Day this month with a delicious dessert burger on offer as part of the annual celebration of the bunned beauty.

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