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northampton strip club has sexual entertainment license renewed for another year

Northampton strip club has sexual entertainment license renewed for another year

A Northampton strip club has had its sexual entertainment licence renewed, despite objections that it contributed to high statistics of sexual violence in the town. A total of 19 objections against the renewal at Urban Tiger, in Wellingborough Road, were

today, 07:44 in Regional East
 
northampton cafe accused of operating as “late night bar” allowed to stay open

Northampton cafe accused of operating as “late night bar” allowed to stay open

A Northampton cafe, which council officers believe is operating as a light night bar, has been allowed to stay open as long as it applies for a new licence in the next two months. Kass’s Grill, on Wellingborough Road, was reviewed by Northampton Borough

today, 07:44 in Regional East
 
mums and tots group in northamptonshire celebrates after winning lottery funding

Mums and tots group in Northamptonshire celebrates after winning Lottery funding

A major cash boost for new equipment and facilities for toddlers and their parents has been secured by a group of mums in two Northamptonshire villages. Overstone and Sywell Mums and Tots have been successful in a bid to the National Lottery’s Awards for

today, 07:44 in Regional East
 
notrhampton brother and sister take on canoe challenge to help hospice caring for their sister

Notrhampton brother and sister take on canoe challenge to help hospice caring for their sister

A brother and sister from Northampton will canoe 50km along the River Thames to raise money for the hospice that is caring for their sister. Thomas Tinant, 13, and Lara, 16, are raising money for Helen and Douglas House in Oxford, which is currently trea

today, 07:31 in Regional East
 
nominate your local hero for pride in northamptonshire awards

Nominate your local hero for Pride in Northamptonshire awards

People are being asked to nominate those special people who go out of their way to help others in their community. Nominations for the annual Pride in Northamptonshire awards organised by the Chronicle & Echo are now open. The awards, which are...

today, 07:22 in Regional East
 
northampton umbrella fair calls for new volunteers

Northampton Umbrella Fair calls for new volunteers

ORGANISERS of this year's Umbrella Fair are appealing for volunteers to help run the festival. The fair, which is held on The Racecourse, in Northampton, runs from August 16–17. Hundreds of acts will perform over the two days, celebrating the county’s cu

today, 07:01 in Regional East
 
power problem sees abington street bandstand moved

Power problem sees Abington Street bandstand moved

Part of a planned music event in Northampton tomorrow will be moved to a different part of the town centre. Local bands were due to play on the traditional bandstand, which was erected in the shopping street yesterday, during Saturday’s launch of the Lov

yesterday, 18:44 in Regional East
 

Members of 1st Greens Norton Brownies join in 100th anniversary celebrations

Girls at 1st Greens Norton Brownies have been joining in the celebrations for the national organisation's 100th anniversary. The Brownies took part in a range of different activities including recording their own song. Across the Country, Brownies everyw

yesterday, 18:44 in Regional East
 
brixworth history society visits ploegsteert memorial to the missing

Brixworth History Society visits Ploegsteert Memorial to the Missing

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War members of Brixworth History Society visited some of the Western Front sites and memorials relating to this conflict. As part of their research for an exhibition in the Brixworth

yesterday, 18:02 in Regional East
 
students take on designs challenge for nnestival poster competition

Students take on designs challenge for NNestival poster competition

A nine-year-old pupil from Weston Favell Primary School has won the NNestival art competition. Maltida Brown’s poster will now be used as the basis for next year’s festvial. More than 200 children entered the competition from schools include Millway Prim

yesterday, 16:16 in Regional East
 
businesses compete at raise money for charity at northamptonshire chamber golf day

Businesses compete at raise money for charity at Northamptonshire Chamber golf day

Members of Northamptonshire Chamber of Commerce and its sister organisation in Milton Keynes joined together for a charity golf event. The fund-raiser saw 14 chamber members taking part in the event at Overstone Park Hotel Golf and Leisure Resort, on Wed

yesterday, 14:42 in Regional East
 

Summer fete by Friends of Towcester Primary School raises £1,000

A fete organised by the Friends of Towcester Primary School raised £1,000 for school funds. Organisers were concerned the poor weather on Saturday morning would put people off but hundreds of people attended and were rewarded with sunshine. Lindsey Thoma

yesterday, 14:12 in Regional East
 
umbrella fair organisers appeal for volunteer ahead of august festival on northampton racecourse

Umbrella Fair organisers appeal for volunteer ahead of August festival on Northampton racecourse

Next month sees the return of the Umbrella Fair, one of the UK's largest free festivals at the Northampton Racecourse, and organisers are appealing for volunteers. Hundreds of acts will perform over two days on August 16 and 17 at this fantastic carbon n

yesterday, 13:57 in Regional East
 
funfair rides and hot air balloons at celebration at northampton racecourse

Funfair rides and hot air balloons at celebration at Northampton Racecourse

The public have been invited by Northampton's Muslim community to mark the end of their fasting period at the Racecourse. Eid, which marks the end of the fasting period of Ramadan, will fall on either next Monday or Tuesday. When the day of Eid is known,

yesterday, 12:29 in Regional East
 
fund-raisers from aspers casino northampton take on three peaks ahead of mount everest challenge

Fund-raisers from Aspers Casino Northampton take on Three Peaks ahead of Mount Everest challenge

A team of fund-raisers from Aspers Casino Northampton are getting ready to take on the Three Peaks Challenge over the August bank holiday weekend as part of their preparations to tackle Mount Everest in Autumn 2015. The challenge, which will see the team

yesterday, 11:46 in Regional East
 
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