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tv baker paul hollywood judges boughton seven-year-old’s sausage roll the best in competition

TV baker Paul Hollywood judges Boughton seven-year-old’s sausage roll the best in competition

Seven-year-old Rebecca Taylor has won a sausage roll v scotch egg competition which was judged by none other than TV baker Paul Hollywood. Rebecca, from Boughton, was at the Carfest North event at Oulton Park in Cheshire with her mum and dad at the weeke

yesterday, 18:41 in Regional East
 
a43 moulton bypass given the go-ahead by northamptonshire county council

A43 Moulton bypass given the go-ahead by Northamptonshire County Council

A bypass around Moulton that will unlock land to build thousands of new homes has been given the go-ahead. Members of Northamptonshire County Council’s development control committee gave their support to the scheme for the A43 bypass to the east of Moult

yesterday, 17:20 in Regional East
 

New gift and gadget store for men opens in Northampton’s Grosvenor Centre

A fast-growing gadget company has opened its latest branch in Northampton town centre. Menkind opened in the ground floor of the Grosvenor Centre on Saturday stocking a wide range of fun gifts and gadgets for men. Menkind has around 37 shops across the U

yesterday, 17:20 in Regional East
 
see the international space station glide across northamptonshire’s night skies

See the International Space Station glide across Northamptonshire’s night skies

The ISS is the biggest space station ever built and can be seen in the skies from tonight without any special equipment. The ISS will glide across Northamptonshire’s night skies this week and here’s when you will be able to see it. Times are approximate

yesterday, 17:03 in Regional East
 
clothing shop open closes in northampton town centre

Clothing shop OPEN closes in Northampton town centre

A menswear shop in the Grosvenor Centre has closed down under a year after it opened. OPEN on the ground floor of the shopping centre opened in October last year and was a new venture by JD Sports to deliver ‘simple no-nonsense’ menswear. But just six mo

yesterday, 16:58 in Regional East
 
murder victim’s family say his younger siblings still ‘ask where he is on a daily basis’

Murder victim’s family say his younger siblings still ‘ask where he is on a daily basis’

The family of Northamptonshire murder victim Steven Smith say his death has left them feeling "shattered and broken". Danney Beaumont, aged 27, of Maple Road, Rushden, was today (Tuesday) found guilty of murdering father-of-three Mr Smith,...

yesterday, 16:24 in Regional East
 
rushden man found guilty of murdering his friend

Rushden man found guilty of murdering his friend

A 27-year-old Rushden man has been found guilty of murdering his friend by stabbing him in the chest and back. A jury at Northampton Crown Court today delivered a guilty verdict against Danney Beaumont, of Maple Road, Rushden, who was charged with the mu

yesterday, 14:41 in Regional East
 
robber threatened northamptonshire taxi driver with knife

Robber threatened Northamptonshire taxi driver with knife

A taxi driver was robbed and threatened with a knife by a man in Daventry. The incident happened in Chantelle Court off Hemans Road on the Headlands on the evening of Sunday, 24 May. Northamptonshire Police released the details today, Tuesday August 4. T

yesterday, 13:01 in Regional East
 
man charged with sexual assault after attack in northamptonshire woods

Man charged with sexual assault after attack in Northamptonshire woods

A man has appeared in court charged with sexual assault after a woman was attacked in Thoroughsale Woods in Corby. Police were called to the woods at about 8am on Saturday (August 1) after reports a woman had been sexually assaulted. A police spokesman s

yesterday, 12:26 in Regional East
 
section of harlestone road in northampton will be closed for next four weeks

Section of Harlestone Road in Northampton will be closed for next four weeks

A section of a main road into Northampton will be closed for the next four weeks due to roadworks. A diversion has been put in place for motorists as Harlestone Road, between the Quarry Road and Whites Lane junction, is currently closed for sewer works.

yesterday, 11:56 in Regional East
 
man who caused traffic jam by lying in road in northampton town centre arrested after alleged assault of female police officer

Man who caused traffic jam by lying in road in Northampton town centre arrested after alleged assault of...

A 39-year-old man who caused a traffic jam in Northampton town centre after he decided to lie in the middle of the road was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a police officer. Police were called out to The Drapery in shortly before 8pm last night aft

yesterday, 11:41 in Regional East
 
northants county cricket club denies claim it is set to sell its ground and move to sixfields

Northants County Cricket Club denies claim it is set to sell its ground and move to Sixfields

Northants County Cricket Club has "no plans' to relocate from its current site in Wantage Road, a spokesman has said. The club has released a statement this morning in response to an article published by George Dobell on the Cricinfo website...

yesterday, 11:19 in Regional East
 
thieves steal garden chairs from northamptonshire old people’s home

Thieves steal garden chairs from Northamptonshire old people’s home

Thieves have made off with the garden furniture from a sheltered housing complex in Wellingborough. The five sets of wooden love seats, which are two chairs joined by a small table, were taken early this morning from Attley Court in Olympic Way. Resident

yesterday, 11:19 in Regional East
 
two men fighting at northampton town centre pub led to assault and one arrest

Two men fighting at Northampton town centre pub led to assault and one arrest

Two men were seen fighting at the Auctioneers pub in Northampton just before one of them was assaulted. The assault happened between 2pm and 3pm on Friday (July 31), when two men were seen fighting by the Auctioneers pub. They then walked across Market S

yesterday, 09:52 in Regional East
 
teenage boy shot in the leg with air gun in northamptonshire street

Teenage boy shot in the leg with air gun in Northamptonshire street

A teenage boy was injured after being shot in the leg by an air gun. He was shot at sometime between 10.30pm and 11.45pm near the Jubilee Avenue/Gainsborough Road roundabout in Corby on Friday night. The victim, a 16-year-old boy, and a friend were stand

yesterday, 09:52 in Regional East
 
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