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Sleep-deprived residents living around Gladstone Road have won their battle to have the controversial rumble strips removed. Last night Northamptonshire County Council finally agreed to remove the noisy surface, the noise from which has been likened to a
Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities an even better place to live are now invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality. Northamptonshire Community Foundation is supporting the People’s health Trust to
Northamptonshire Police has applied for a review of the alcohol licence at a bar in Northampton town centre, which was owned by a man who has been jailed for 20 years for supplying cocaine. Joseph O’Neill, aged 36, of Jacques Road, Burton Latimer, who ow
The father of a 12-year-old boy suffering from a rare bone cancer said he was "astounded" by the fund-raising efforts by friends at Northampton Old Scouts rugby club. The club, based in Rushmere Road, is planning three events this summer to...
A conformation that Northamptonshire Police's headquarters are being earmarked as a possible site for a free school was given by police and crime commissioner Adam Simmonds today. Speaking at the Police and Crime Panel meeting, Mr Simmonds stated that he
Motorists have been urged to make sure their spare wheels are secured to their vehicles safely following a spate of thefts across the county. In the past three days, thieves have stolen the spare wheels from underneath four cars across Northamptonshire.
Northampton General Hospital said it has not cancelled any non-urgent operations today, the first time that has happened this week. A spokesman warned that NGH “continues to face significant pressure” from the high number of patients coming into its...
Existing traffic orders in the area of Northampton around the new North Gate bus station are being robustly enforced and new orders introduced to help ensure the smooth flow of traffic around the new interchange. Following the traffic problems in the are
A man arrested on suspicion of murder has been released on bail pending further enquiries after a 48-year-old man died in a house fire in Wellingborough. Fire crews were called to the blaze at a property in Midland Road in the town at about 9pm yesterday
An independent assessment of Northamptonshire's child protection services has backed the county's plans for making children safer. The independent chair of the county’s improvement board, Christine Davies, has written to children’s minister Edward Timpso
A major logistics firm set to take on more than 300 apprentices before April, has joined forces with Northampton College. Around 40 Norbert Dentressangle sites throughout the UK will be taking part in the scheme offering young people operational-based ap
The leader of Northampton Borough Council has apologised for the bus chaos on Monday which brought the town centre to a standstill. Traffic in Northampton town centre ground to a halt after a queue of buses formed along Greyfriars, Lady’s Lane, The Drape
Trade analysts Experian has rated Northampton as the "best environment for business success' in the UK after a 2013 study. The town beat off Southall and South East London to second and third place in the survey, which rates urban areas across...
Dozens of acts will take to stages across Northampton in June when the town's annual music festival returns. Thousands of music fans descended on the Market Square and other venues around the town last summer for the Northampton Music Festival and organi
The long-awaited renovation of the St Edmund's Hospital site in Northampton town centre could begin in the next year, according to the leader of the borough council. Since the hospital closed in 1999 the 176-year-old building in Wellingborough Road, whic
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