News from Northampton Chronicle & Echo
Firefighters were scrambled to a village outside of Northampton in the early hours of this morning to put out a blaze in a large timber barn. A total of four fire engines attended the scene on Grafton Road in Stoke Bruerne after a 999 call was received a
An appeal has been made for a company to provide a new boiler for the family of a 20-year-old who is fighting two forms of cancer. Zac Forskitt, of Abington Vale, was diagnosed in September with a cancerous tumour on his chest and a rare form of leukaemi
A public inquiry into plans that would treble the size of a Northamptonshire village and further congest the A45 will take place next week. A planning inspector will visit Franklin’s Gardens from Tuesday onwards to rule on whether about 1000 houses can b
Hundreds of people are expected to attend the funeral of murder victim David Brickwood on Monday. The 74-year-old died after he was violently attacked in his home in Lindsay Avenue, Abington, in the early hours of Saturday, September 26. Mr Brickwood’s f
Recovered bikes will go on sale for as little as £10 in a new initiative launched by Northamptonshire Police. Northamptonshire Police will open a special shop in the Grosvenor Centre in Northampton on Friday, December 4 where the bikes will be on sale fo
The Met Office is warning of a blustery weekend ahead across the UK. A yellow severe weather warning has been issued from 9am tomorrow (Saturday) until 6pm on Sunday for England and Wales. The Met Office is warning that people should be aware of the pote
A father from Northamptonshire who beat his partner unconscious has been jailed for two years. Mohibullah Armani, aged 25, of Byron Street, Wellingborough breached a court order by visiting his girlfriend at her home and proceeded to attack her. During t
Business leader backs Government's spending review but raises concern over cuts to local authorities
Businesses "the length and breadth' of Northamptonshire will welcome the Chancellor's spending review, the chief executive of Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce has claimed. Paul Griffiths, speaking today after the Autumn Statement earlier this...
The detective leading the investigation into David Brickwood's death has appealed to people who know the identity of his killer to "search their conscience" and contact police. Mr Brickwood, aged 74, suffered fatal stab wounds after he was...
Thieves cut through a security chain to steal a bike from an unlocked shed in Cliftonville. The mountain bike was take from a property in The Avenue last weekend. The black and white Carrera Crossfire 1 hybrid bike was stolen sometime between 9pm on Sund
Patients with an operation planned for December 1 at NGH should assume their operation is going ahead unless they receive a letter this week. Junior doctors at NGH are only covering emergencies for 24 hours beginning at 8am on Tuesday December 1 because
Insolvency proceedings brought against Northampton Town by the borough council have been adjourned for two weeks so a deal can be agreed. Lawyers for the Cobblers and Northampton Borough Council told Mr Justice Nugee at London’s High Court today it was a
Police believe an assault on a teenage girl in Northamptonshire who was wearing a hijab may have been religiously aggravated. The 13-year-old victim was pushed over by a stranger as she was walking along Whiteford Drive, Kettering, just before 5pm on Wed
A shopper had his laptop stolen from his car in Northampton after being distracted by a man who asked for directions. The man left the Co-op store in Birchfield Road East, Abington, sometime between 3.45pm and 4.15pm on Wednesday, November 18. When he st
Patients with an operation planned for December 1 at NGH should assume their operation is going ahead unless they recieve a letter this week. Junior doctors at NGH are only covering emergencies for 24 hours beginning at 8am on Tuesday December 1 because
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