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A man who was walking through a car park in Blackthorn was attacked and left with a broken tooth, cuts and bruises. The victim was walkikng through Blackthorn in Northampton when he was punched in the face by a man in an unprovoked attack on Friday, Febr
Northamptonshire firefighters strike against requirements to have the fitness of a 20-year-old at 60
Firefighters in Northamptonshire began a 24-hour strike this morning in response to an ongoing national dispute about new pension reforms, which will see 60-year-old firefighters required to meet fitness standards of colleagues 40 years younger. Around 1
Sheds, garages and cars have all been targeted during a spate of thefts acrosss two days in Northamptonshire. Police in Towcester are now appealing for witnesses to come forward following the thefts across the town overnight on Sunday and into Monday. Sh
Violence-prevention advice will be given at a s eries of community events organised by Northaptonshire Police. As part of Opetation Limit, intensive policing acitivity has taken place across Northamptonshire throughout February aimed at cracking down on
Shoppers in Northampton town centre are being asked not to "Kill with Kindness' by giving money to beggars. The ‘Killing with Kindness’ campaign is supported by Northamptonshire Police, Charities from Oasis House, housing support and community...
Northampton Motor Neurone charity says Eddie Redmayne’s ‘brilliant’ portrayal of the disease was worthy of...
Bosses of the Northampton-based Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) have praised the Academy Awards for recognising Eddie Redmayne's "brilliant' portrayal of charity patron Stephen Hawkings with a best actor Oscar. The British actor scooped...
Northamptonshire car trader who clocked 13 cars and then sold them online given suspended prison sentence
A Northamptonshire car trader has been given a suspended prison sentence after admitting removing more than 750,000 from the odometers of 13 vehicles he then sold online. Gershorn Hatinawedu, who ran a car workshop in Geddington Road, Corby, was charged
The manager of a Northampton charity shop is urging witnesses to come forward after burglars stole £350 from the store safe. The Mind shop on Alexandra Place in Kingsthorpe was raided between 5.30pm on Saturday (February 21) and 9am the following Monday.
Roadworks on two of Northampton's busiest roundabouts are on track to be completed by April, Northamptonshire County Council has said. Work is currently being carried out on the Gas Street roundabout in the town centre and the Round Spinney roundabout to
Emergency services have been called out to a van which caught fire on the M1 near Northamptonshire. Fire and ambulance services responded to a call at 8.30am this morning with reports of a van on fire just before junction 15 for Northampton on the northb
A "dragon dance' marked the official opening of a new Japanese restaurant in Northampton. Ginza, situated in Wellingborough Road, opened earlier this month and includes two levels of seating for 120 people as well as a third floor with three...
A Northampton man who persuaded a schoolgirl to send him naked photographs of herself after talking on Facebook has been given a suspended jail sentence. Sean Fallon, aged 21, was caught after the 13-year-old’s mother became suspicious and installed spy
Peoplein Northamptonshire struggling to pay water bills may be eligible for a huge discount by April through a new Anglian Water price plan. The social tariff will be administered by Central and East Northamptonshire CAB, an advice cahrity based in Merce
East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) is discussing ways to cover sickness absence after losing more than 80,000 hours last year due to increased staff illness. A rise in staff absences in Northamptonshire meant that EMAS has spent less time in total re
A widower believes his wife would have survived had Northampton General Hospital doctors diagnosed her fractured hip sooner in the run up to her death. Irish born Esther McKenna, of Ledaig Way, Spinney Hill, passed away after contracting pneumonia while
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