News from Northampton Chronicle & Echo
The National Symphony Orchestra will join singer Alfie Boe on stage as he performs in Northampton later this month, it has been announced. The award-winning orchestra, which joined Alfie in 2014 for his UK ‘Serenata’ tour and 2015 performance at Hampton
Two teenage boys were punched by a stranger who asked them for cigarettes in a Northampton road. The boys were walking along Adnitt Road, Abington, between 7am and 7.30am on Thursday, July 2, when they passed a man who was standing on his own at the junc
A teenager, who police have said could pose a risk to the public and himself, has gone missing in Northampton. Police are appealing for help in finding 19-year-old Luke Wickham, who was last seen in Billing Road at about 10pm last night (Monday). He has
Thieves tried to break into a Northampton house by removing the front door lock. The house in Lauderdale Avenue, Far Cotton, was targeted sometime between 6.45am and 12.55pm on Monday, July 6. Police The offenders unscrewed the front door handle and brok
Six men beat up and robbed a taxi driver after he responded to a call in Northampton. The driver was called to Danefield Road in Abington in the early hours of Saturday, July 4. When he arrived in the road sometime between 12.45am and 1am, he was attacke
A traveller encampment which pitched up next to a primary school in Northampton this morning has been given until tomorrow to move on. Around ten caravans were reported pulling onto Far Cotton recreation Ground off Queen Eleanor Way, at around 8.30am thi
A 74-year-old cyclist who was seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Northamptonshire last week has died in hospital. The man was riding a bike along the A361 at the Aston-Le-Walls crossroads at 10.30am on Tuesday, June 30, when he was involved
Anxious villagers fear it is only a matter of time before there is a fatal accident as a result of reckless drivers using a stretch of the A5 near their homes to hold illegal high-speed road races. Police are receiving regular complaints about high-perfo
A lorry driver was airlifted to hospital after a crash involving four lorries and a caravan that closed a stretch of the M1 on Tuesday morning. The motorway is expected to reopen by about 12.30pm following a closure from junction 16 (near Daventry) to ju
A primary school in Northamptonshire was broken into in the early hours of the morning. Northamptonshire Police is appealing for witnesses after offenders managed to break into Ashby Fields Primary School in Wimborne Place, Daventry. A police spokesperso
Police in Barnsley believe missing 63-year-old man Brendon Ashburn could be in the Northampton or Milton Keynes area. Mr Ashburn was last seen at about 9.30am on Sunday July 5, leaving his home address in Robin Hood Avenue, Royston. It is believed he mig
A college student from Northampton who drove into town drunk with a knife in the footwell of his car in a bid to find the man who attacked him has been spared jail. Nicholas Rooney of Kingsley Road, Northampton, was assaulted on a night out in the town c
Drivers in Northamptonshire are being advised to expect long delays throughout this morning (Tuesday 7 July) following an accident between two lorries that has closed the northbound M1. The motorway is closed from junction 16 (near Daventry) to junction
RSPCA inspectors have called for the clear-out of a Northampton lake after deep mud saw them struggle to save dying birds caught up in an oil spillage. The lake, off Crestwood Road, Thorplands, was polluted with a film of oil over the weekend and, althou
The director of a charity that helps to preserve St Peter's Church in Northampton town centre said he had no problem with 30 new houses being built on vacant land opposite the 12th century building. Last week the Chronicle & Echo reported the news...
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