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Mock treatment of an Ebola patient took place during a live excercise at Northampton General Hospital today. The excercise, to test the emergency plan in the event of a suspected case of the potentially deadly virus in Northamptonshire, was only known ab
A Royal Navy sailor from Northamptonshire has returned to the UK after his first deployment on the helicopter carrier, HMS Ocean. Able Seaman William Jordan, from Long Buckby, arrived in the UK again after a demanding deployment on Plymouth-based HMS Oce
Northampton-based campaigner who fought ten-year battle against pharmaceutical industry picks up MBE
A diabetes campaigner from Northampton who successfully fought a ten-year battle against the pharmaceutical industry has been presented with an MBE by Prince Charles. Jenny Hirst, co-chair and co-founder of the charity InDependent Diabetes Trust, campaig
Goodwill Solutions CIC, a social business supported by the University of Northampton, has won the Growth Champions Award in an annual social enterprise Index. Sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland, the RBS SE100 Index aims to celebrate and promote UK s
Northamptonshire Chamber is celebrating after winning an award at Thursday night's Chamber Awards 2014 ceremony organised by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The Chamber Awards recognise and celebrate business excellence and the achievements of it
Man hit his head on the ground suffering serious injuries after alleged altercation outside Urban Tiger in...
A 25-year-old man was left with head injuries following an alleged altercation outside a Northampton nightclub. The incident happened outside Urban Tiger in Abington Square, sometime between 1.15am and 2am on Sunday. After the 25-year-old was allegedly i
Communities secretary Eric Pickles is due to visit Northampton this evening in a bid to resolve a farce that has led to two streets being given the same name and postcode. The Conservative minister will meet residents of Druids Way in Parklands tonight a
Thieves broke into a Northampton house by removing two front windows, then used a candle to find their way around the property. The house in Abington Avenue was broken into sometime after 1am on Sunday. After removing the front windows from the property,
Pedestrian, 56, seriously injured after stepping into the path of a van near Cock Hotel junction in...
A 56-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being hit by a van in Northampton yesterday. The collision happened at about 5.50pm in Kingsthorpe Grove, near the Cock Hotel, when a pedestrian, for reasons yet unknown, stepped of
Restored bikes offered to students at the University of Northampton have been security marked by police. PCSOs Mark Foster and Spencer Lyman attended the University of Northampton offering security marking to bikes so they could be easily identified and
A burglar broke into a Northampton house while people slept upstairs. The house in Kingsley Road, Kingsley, was broken into sometime between midnight and 3.15am on Sunday, November 23. After breaking into the property, the thief searched the house and to
Kindhearted residents in Northamptonshire have been donating winter clothing to a campaign to help disadvantaged people across the county during the cold weather. Coats, jumpers, scarves and gloves are among the winter woollies donated to Daventry Distri
Next week people from across Northampton will come together to show their support for everyone who has been affected by HIV and AIDS. Northampton Borough Council has organised a ceremony to mark World AIDS Day on Monday. The event is open to everyone and
Tickets to see pop star Jessie J perform in Northampton are now on sale. The tickets - priced at £39.75 each (plus booking fee) - went on sale at 9am this morning (Friday). Northampton Borough Council announced earlier this week that Jessie J would headl
A care home in Northampton is closed to new residents for the second time in a month after an outbreak of norovirus. Turn Furlong Specialist Care Centre, in Rookery Lane, Kingsthorpe, has been closed since Tuesday to visitors and new residents because of
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