News from Northampton Chronicle & Echo
The fountain in Northampton's Market Square will be switched off this weekend after a blockage caused it to overflow yesterday (Thursday). The Chronicle & Echo has been sent a video showing the £50,000 fountain overflowing onto the pavement and...
Northamptonshire Police is supporting this year's Movember by putting moustaches on a number of the force's vehicles. As well as the cars in Northamptonshire, police vehicles in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire will also wear
The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) has provided £4.4 million funding for a new electrical sub-station to power a new centre of high-performance technology in Silverstone. SEMLEP’s Growing Places Funding will enable commercial p
A revamped Northamptonshire pub, which pays homage to the county's ghoulish history of witchcraft, will officially launch tonight with an evening of Halloween family fun and food. The Witch & Sow, formerly The Ward Arms in Guilsborough High...
Emergency services were called to Northampton town centre this afternoon after a pedestrian was hit by a car. The collision happened at around 1.30pm in Lady’s Lane just before Sheep Street. It is believed that the pedestrian was not seriously injured fo
A man has been found not guilty of the manslaughter of a Northampton tattoo artist who died after an argument outside the KFC outlet in the Xscape complex in Milton Keynes. Following a trial at Luton Crown Court, Samir Bostan, aged 27, has been acquitted
Young footballers in Wootton will be cooking up a storm this season when they step out in their hot new kit, sponsored by a local Indian takeaway. Award-winning Araminta’s in Wootton Hope Drive has agreed to sponsor Wootton’s U14 side ahead of the new se
Northamptonshire firefighters will begin a four-day strike from 6pm this evening (Friday). Members of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) across England will strike from 6pm today until 6pm on Tuesday - across one of the busiest weekends for bonfire and firewo
Dolly is one of many dogs at the Algernon Trust Animal Sanctuary searching for a home as National Dog Adoption Month draws to a close. If you can help, call Jane on 01327 858238
Burglars broke into a house in Northamptonshire and stole cash. A burglary took place in Bridge Meadow, Denton, yesterday (Thursday). Sometime between 4pm and 8pm an thieves forced their way into the house, searched it and stole cash. Police would like t
Pupils at Delapre Primary School in Northampton held their annual Harvest Festival Assembly and Pumpkin Grower's Competition this week. Children and parents collection donations, which will be given the Hope Centre, in Northampton town centre, and the Ki
Two men armed with a hammer and a knife threatened an employee at a Northampton bookmarkers during a robbery. The armed robbery at Betfred in Harlestone Road happened on Tuesday night when two men entered the shop between 9.30pm and 9.45pm and threatened
Snow is not on the way - despite national newspaper claims. The Daily Express reports today that a lengthy spell of extreme and potentially devastating winter weather is just around the corner, with blizzards, record-low temperatures and polar gales. How
British MPs have voted against a motion to give the public power to sack misbehaving politicians, despite its support from Northamptonshire MPs. Only two out of six county MPs took part in the vote - Michael Ellis (Con, Northampton North) and Chris Heato
The Leon Barwell Foundation has been officially launched during an event at Franklin's Gardens in Northampton. Members of the former Saints chairman’s family, including his wife, Paula, and his four children, spoke about the aims of the new foundation du
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