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Thousands of people to descend on Northampton town centre today for start of annual St Crispin Street Fair
Around 80,000 visitors are expected at the annual St Crispin Street Fair in Northampton over the next four days. The popular event, which will be held in the town centre and Commercial Street Car Park, is set to be twice as big as the previous year with
A former factory worker turned singer-songwriter from Northampton is one step away from performing at the grand final of a national talent competition after wowing judges in the regional heats. Blackthorn father-of-one Daniel Knight impressed a 400-stron
A man from Northampton has been fined £100 after he admitted driving a police car "film prop" fitted with flashing blue lights and a siren. The Volvo car belonging to Michael Allen, aged 36, of Axe Head Road, Briar Hill, Northampton, was...
The case of a Northampton man charged with 17 counts of sexual assault, including two counts of rape, has been sent to Crown Court. Nathan Greaves, from Avon Drive in Kingsheath, appeared in Northampton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday after it was alleged
An animal sanctuary in Northamptonshire is encouraging people to adopt a dog as part of the National Dog Adoption Month campaign. The Algernon Trust Animal Sanctuary, based near Towcester, is busier than ever and is calling for people to visit and consid
Volunteers who target speeding motorists in rural parts of Daventry are to be joined by police officers who have the power to prosecute bad drivers. Community Speedwatch members are volunteers who are trained in the use of speed guns. They operate in the
Emergency services were called to Wellingborough Road in Northampton this evening after a crash involving a car and a motorcyclist. The crash forced the closure of the road at around 5.30pm this evening where a car and a motorbike were involved in a coll
The new Next store in the Grosvenor Centre in Northampton is set to open at 10am next Thursday, it has been revealed. The retailer will move from its current location in Market Walk to 16,000 square feet of ground floor space previously occupied by House
A 20-year-old man has been left with nerve damage to one of his eyes after being beaten up and robbed by a gang in Northampton. The man was walking home at about 7.40pm on Monday, October 20, when he was approached from behind by a gang of three men in t
A woman will be left scarred after being slashed in the face by a man with a knife in Kingsthorpe A 43-year-old woman was seriously assaulted yesterday (Thursday) as she walked along Boughton Green Road. She was going in the direction of Helmdon Road whe
Thieves stole a mountain bike from the back garden of a house in Northampton. The white GT Chucker bike was in the garden of a house in Nursery Lane, Kingsthorpe when it was taken sometime between 11pm on Monday, October 20 and 5am the following morning.
A Kingsthorpe teenager has been awarded the Young Sportsman of the Year Award for his success in kickboxing. Joe Watkins, 16, who is a EKCA Kingsthorpe student, beat off tough competition to take the title at the recent Daventry District Sports Awards. I
Is this the most expensive crash ever? Ferrari worth £850,000 collides with lamppost in Northamptonshire
The driver of a Ferrari F50 worth more than £850,000 was left ruing one of the most expensive single-car crashes in British history after he collided with a lamppost in Northamptonshire. Shocked passers-by took pictures of the mystery driver in the after
Is this the most expensive crash ever? Ferarri worth £850,000 collides with lamppost in Northamptonshire
The driver of a Ferarri F50 worth more than £850,000 was left ruing one of the most expensive single-car crashes in British history after he collided with a lamppost in Northamptonshire. Shocked passers-by took pictures of the mystery driver in the after
15 suspected illegal immigrants jumped out the back of a lorry as it pulled into a Northamptonshire depot
A lorry which pulled into a depot in Northamptonshire was found to have 15 suspected illegal immigrants in the back. Police were called to the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT) yesterdy (Thursday) to reports of suspected illegal immigr
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