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millons at high risk of type 2 diabetes says new report

Millons at high risk of Type 2 diabetes says new report

New figures estimate that nearly one million people are at risk of Type 2 diabetes in the South East alone. Five million people in England have blood sugar levels indicating a high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a new report published b

yesterday, 08:55 in Regional East
 
schools ‘should be fined’ if pupils fail to meet key gcse targets

Schools ‘should be fined’ if pupils fail to meet key GCSE targets

Secondary schools should face fines if students fail to achieve at least a C at GCSE in English and maths, a think tank has said. Funds raised from this “re-sit levy” should be handed to further education (FE) colleges, who are dealing with large numbers

yesterday, 08:55 in Regional East
 
huge and horny: giant spiders are creeping into homes in search of a mate

Huge and horny: Giant spiders are creeping into homes in search of a mate

Huge numbers of giant spiders are creeping into homes across the county in search of a mate. Experts have warned that this year there could be a record number of the eight-legged beasts - which can measure up to 12cm in length – due to the fact that the

yesterday, 08:12 in Regional East
 
world famous dinosaur could be coming to a venue near you

World famous dinosaur could be coming to a venue near you

The Natural History Museum has announced plans to send its famous Diplodocus, Dippy, on tour around the UK and any venue with a room big enough to house the huge skeletal remains can apply to host it. Dippy is the British icon that has inspired generatio

yesterday, 07:38 in Regional East
 
e-cigarettes are “95% less harmful than smoking” says report

E-cigarettes are “95% less harmful than smoking” says report

A new report claims that e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to health than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit smoking. The findings, published by Public Health England (PHE), e-cigarettes are around 95 per cent less harmful than

yesterday, 07:24 in Regional East
 
northampton university students honoured with city show

Northampton University students honoured with city show

Two students from the University of Northampton have been chosen to present their work at MK Gallery Project Space in Milton Keynes this September. The exhibition is part of Platform a regional project created to support new graduate artistic talent acro

Sunday, 08:15 in Regional East
 
northampton thorplands club 81 fc’s sponsorship deal

Northampton Thorplands Club 81 FC’s sponsorship deal

Two youth football teams are celebrating their sposorship deals with fast food restaurant McDonald's Thorplands Club 81 and Vicarage Farm Youth FC have been given a helping hand by local McDonald’s franchisee Perry Akhtar who has donated brand new footba

Sunday, 08:15 in Regional East
 
man who threw pringles tube stuffed with cannabis over northamptonshire prison wall jailed for two years

Man who threw Pringles tube stuffed with cannabis over Northamptonshire prison wall jailed for two years

A man who threw a bag containing 16 mobile phones and 75 grams of cannabis over a Northamptonshire prison wall has received a two year jail sentence. Bruno Batista, aged 22, was caught on CCTV throwing a plastic bag over a fence of HMP Prison Onley on De

Saturday, 09:59 in Regional East
 
claims street is most pothole riddled cul-de-sac in northampton fail to get it resurfaced

Claims street is most pothole riddled cul-de-sac in Northampton fail to get it resurfaced

Residents of a pothole riddled cul-de-sac in Northampton have a had a petition to repair the street turned down despite claims it could be one of bumpiest in the town. Last year Northamptonshire County Council was awarded a £1.5 million fund from central

Saturday, 07:46 in Regional East
 
northampton teen arrested in national cyber attack investigation

Northampton teen arrested in national cyber attack investigation

A Northampton teen has been arrested on suspicion of launching cyber attacks using a service created by a notorious hacking group which previously targeted Xbox and PlayStation networks. The 16-year-old, who has not been named is one of six all teenage m

Saturday, 07:46 in Regional East
 
norhampton saints superfan to get married in the stands of her beloved club

Norhampton Saints superfan to get married in the stands of her beloved club

A lifelong Northampton Saints fanatic is set for her dream wedding today - in the stands of Franklin's Gardens. At 4pm research associate Sarah Denton and her boyfriend of ten years Daniel Charman are due to become the first couple to tie the knot at the

Saturday, 07:46 in Regional East
 
are there too many multiple occupancy homes in abington? questions councillor

Are there too many multiple occupancy homes in Abington? Questions councillor

Multi-occupancy homes in a part of Northampton are making it impossible to park, increasing fly-tipping and eroding the community a Labour councillor claims. Councillor Zoe Smith (Lab, Abington) has called for an urgent review of the number of Houses in

Saturday, 07:36 in Regional East
 
138-year-old note found in ceiling of althorp state dining room

138-year-old note found in ceiling of Althorp State Dining Room

A note written by four workmen who repaired Althorp's State Dining Room ceiling in 1877-8 has been found 138 years later. Earl Spencer tweeted a photograph of the note, which stated the ceiling was repaired between November 1877 and January 1878. The Alt

Saturday, 07:36 in Regional East
 
man who threw empty pringles tube stuffed with cannabis over northamptonshire prison wall jailed for two years

Man who threw empty Pringles tube stuffed with cannabis over Northamptonshire prison wall jailed for two years

A man who threw a bag containing 16 mobile phones and 75 grams of cannabis over a Northamptonshire prison wall has received a two year jail sentence. Bruno Batista, aged 22, was caught on CCTV throwing a plastic bag over a fence of HMP Prison Onley on De

Saturday, 07:36 in Regional East
 
month-long campaign aims to take on northampton’s fly-tippers and litterbugs

Month-long campaign aims to take on Northampton’s fly-tippers and litterbugs

A month long anti-litter campaign to tidy up Northampton town centre and two of its main gateways is set to be being launched by Northampton Borough Council. The ‘Love Northampton – let’s keep it clean’ campaign aims to raise awareness of littering and e

Saturday, 04:58 in Regional East
 
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