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Two large new stained glass windows have been installed into a church in Northampton to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The new windows at the Catholic Church of St Aiden in Kingsthorpe have been designed by Weedon-based artist Anthony MacRae. The artwor
Northampton Academy is celebrating a 10 per cent rise in top GCSE grades after students received their results this morning. A number of students achieved the highest A* and A grades and all are continuing into Northampton Academy sixth form to complete
A 54-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a gun after an incident at Northampton Magistrates' Court this morning. The man from Northampton was arrested by police officers at the court on Thursday at 9.45am. The man is currently in po
Police arrested three men on suspicion of criminal damage in Northampton during the early hours of this morning. Officers were called to Newnham Road in Kingsthorpe at 1am to reports of an attempted break-in. It is believed the suspects were disturbed an
Abbeyfield School in Northampton today celebrated its highest-ever number of top GCSE grades, despite national worries that grades would drop this year. Headteacher, Claire Morrell, said: “Like everyone this year, we have experienced some volatility, jus
Coventry City has played its last home game at Sixfields Stadium in Northampton after agreeing a deal to return to the Ricoh Arena, it has been announced. A statement on Coventry City’s website this morning said the Sky Blues had agreed a two-year deal,
Northampton School for Boys (NSB) announced an all-round boost in top grades following the release of GCSE results today. Sir Michael Griffiths, who retires as headteacher of the school this year, said: “Three quarters of all boys achieved at least seven
Students at Kingsthorpe College bucked the national trend by achieving the best set of results in the school's history. The amount of pupils achieving five A* to C grades, including English and maths, has increased from 46 to 50 per cent. Debbie Morrison
Some students at Weston Favell Academy celebrated staggering success after receiving their GCSE results today, including one student who achieved full marks in her history exams. Pamela Bennett, who achieved 100 per cent in two of her papers, alongside t
A dip in GCSE grades at the "outstanding'-rated Duston School in Northampton was "to be expected" amid tough reforms to the exams. The Berrywood Road school opened at 8am to hand out results to students in years nine, 10 and 11. There...
Coventry City have played their last home game at Sixfields Stadium in Northampton after agreeing a deal to return to the Ricoh Arena, it has been announced. A statement on Coventry City’s website this morning said the Sky Blues had agreed a two-year dea
Coventry City are set to stop playing their home games at Sixfields Stadium in Northampton after agreeing a deal to return to the Ricoh Arena, it has been reported. The Coventry Telegraph has reported this morning that Coventry have agreed to return to t
Pupils at Northampton School for Boys have worked "tremendously' hard to gain "stunning' GCSE results. Retiring headteacher Sir Michael Griffiths said he was ‘delighted’ with the GCSE results released today (Thursday). Sir Michael said: “The...
BRIDE-TO-BE INTERVIEW: Flashmob proposal at Church Restaurant brings tears of joy for Northampton woman
A bride-to-be cried tears of joy after her boyfriend organised a flashmob at a Northampton town centre restaurant to propose. Adam Hewson, from Kingsthorpe, proposed to Harriet Scott, from Barrack Road in Northampton town centre, at The Church Restaurant
A woman was left "scared and intimidated" after two men blocked her into a car park and forced her to give them her £1.20 parking ticket. Lesley Dempsey, of Fishpond Close, in Denton, had been parked at the car park off St Edmund’s Road near...
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