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Northamptonshire people have helped raise £2million to be spent on improving care for breast cancer...

The people of Northamptonshire have been thanked for helping raise £2million to improve breast cancer care in the county. Since the Crazy Hats Breast Cancer Appeal was launched back in 2002, a vast array of fundraising events have led to thousands of pou

today, 07:50 in Regional East
 
free charity coffee morning at northampton casino supports hospice

Free charity coffee morning at Northampton casino supports hospice

A Northampton casino will be celebrating UK Coffee Week by hosting a coffee morning in aid of Cynthia Spencer Hospice. The free event at Aspers casino, in Commercial Street in the town centre, will begin at 11am on Tuesday, May 5, where chefs will be pro

today, 07:50 in Regional East
 
sell-out at spun out as music fans queue from 3.30am for limited edition vinyls in northampton

Sell-out at Spun Out as music fans queue from 3.30am for limited edition vinyls in Northampton

More than 80 music fans queued from the early hours this morning for a chance to buy limited edition vinyl records during a special event at a Northampton music store. Spunout, in Gold Street in the town centre, opened at 8.30 this morning for the annual

yesterday, 16:23 in Regional East
 
volunteers share the love with free hugs and flowers in northampton town centre

Volunteers share the love with free hugs and flowers in Northampton town centre

Cuddly volunteers pledged to share some love with shoppers this morning as they handed out free hugs and flowers in Northampton's Abington Street. Members from the HUGS (Hepling U Go Stronger) group also involved passers-by in a flashmob-style group hug

yesterday, 15:20 in Regional East
 
stagecoach investigating alleged incident of racial abuse on bus in northampton

Stagecoach investigating alleged incident of racial abuse on bus in Northampton

Bus company Stagecoach is investigating an allegation that a passenger was racially abused on a bus in Northampton. The young woman, who has posted the details of the incident on Twitter, said she had just got on the Stagecoach bus in Northampton when sh

yesterday, 09:55 in Regional East
 
northampton mascot said donating stem cells is the “best thing” he has ever done

Northampton mascot said donating stem cells is the “best thing” he has ever done

A Northampton man who will be travelling to London tomorrow to donate his stem cells to a patient with cancer said it is the "best thing" he's done in his life. Ray Lucas, of Berrywood Close in Duston, signed up to the blood cancer charity...

yesterday, 09:01 in Regional East
 
professionals take to the ring for the first time in charity white collar boxing tournament in northampton

Professionals take to the ring for the first time in charity white collar boxing tournament in Northampton

A daring group of professionals will swap their day jobs for a night in the ring as they take part in a charity "white collar' boxing tournament in Northampton. Men and women alike, who have no boxing experience and work in anything from...

yesterday, 09:01 in Regional East
 
microphone that helped record sergeant pepper album to be auctioned in northamptonshire

Microphone that helped record Sergeant Pepper album to be auctioned in Northamptonshire

A rare piece of paper with the signatures of all four Beatles is to go on sale in Towcester next week alongside a microphone used to record a Ringo Star's drums. The signatures are all in clear blue ink and on the one piece of paper and of All four Fab F

yesterday, 07:59 in Regional East
 
motorists call for permanent answer to traffic light issues at a northampton junction

Motorists call for permanent answer to traffic light issues at a Northampton junction

Motorists have called for a solution to the problems that have seen traffic lights fail at the White Elephant junction in Northampton several times this year. Drivers were forced to negotiate the busy junction without the aid of lights for more than two

yesterday, 07:59 in Regional East
 
church choir in northampton to release cd

Church choir in Northampton to release CD

A choir is set to release a new CD of songs recorded in a church in Northampton. The choir of St Matthew’s Church, in Kingsley, will officially launch its new CD O How Glorious on Sunday, April 26 at 7.30pm. The present choir consists of mixed boy and gi

yesterday, 07:59 in Regional East
 
sandwiches and salads have more fat than burgers: which

Sandwiches and salads have more fat than burgers: Which

Some high street salads and sandwiches contain more calories and fat than burgers and pizza, a survey has found. Consumer group Which? has called for all manufacturers to use traffic light nutrition labelling and restaurants to display calorie content af

yesterday, 06:30 in Regional East
 
27-year-old northamptonshire man given five-year asbo

27-year-old Northamptonshire man given five-year ASBO

A 27-year-old man has been given a five year Anti-Social Behaviour Order (asbo) after appearing at Northampton Magistrates' Court. Mechone Jordan, of no fixed address, was served with the order on Monday after the court found he had acted in an anti-soci

Friday, 17:36 in Regional East
 
‘anti-social’ northamptonshire woman banned from aldi store for five years

‘Anti-social’ Northamptonshire woman banned from Aldi store for five years

A 31-year-old woman from Wellingborough has been given a five-year Anti-social Behaviour Order (ASBO), which prohibits her from entering a branch of Aldi and a One Stop Shop Claire Harte, of Minerva Way, Wellingborough, was served with the order on Tuesd

Friday, 17:36 in Regional East
 
police investigating the deaths of two lambs in northamptonshire

Police investigating the deaths of two lambs in Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Police is investigating the deaths of two lambs found dead in a field in the south of the county One lamb was found dead in a field off Litchborough Road, Foxley, on Saturday, April 11 and another was found in the same location the follo

Friday, 17:13 in Regional East
 
video: police release pictures of stolen house signs and garden ornaments

VIDEO: Police release pictures of stolen house signs and garden ornaments

Pictures of hundreds of house signs, garden ornaments and tools which may have been stolen from properties across south Northamptonshire have been released by the police. The items were seized following a raid today when five people were arrested in conn

Friday, 16:40 in Regional East
 
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