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Shakespeare performed in Northampton's oldest church and a world premiere of a previously-banned Arthur Miller play are two of the highlights of Royal & Derngate's new Made in Northampton season. In his second year with MIN, artistic director...
A Krispy Kreme doughnut van overturned outside the Weston Favell Shopping Centre after it collided with a height restriction barrier. The road outside the shopping centre was closed for about an hour this morning after the van rolled over shortly before
An off-duty police officer suffered a serious head injury after a bottle was smashed over his head in a Northampton supermarket. The incident happened shortly before 6pm on Saturday at the Asda store in London Road, Far Cotton. The police officer was tak
The winner of this year's Strictly Northampton was crowned at Royal & Derngate...and she was proud to be representing all the mums in the audience. Heather Brown, who danced on stage with her dance partner and her two children for her winning...
Victims of crime will be given the chance to come face to face with the people who have committed crimes against them as part of a new programme of restorative justice in Northamptonshire. Police and Crime Commissioner Adam Simmonds has commissioned Rest
Union passes motion of ‘no confidence’ in University of Northampton vice-chancellor over campus move
A lecturer's union has passed a motion of no confidence in the vice-chancellor of the University of Northampton due to members' concerns about a "lack of consultation" on the move to a town centre campus. It was announced last week the...
A student from Northampton who has been an unpaid carer to her mum most of her life is appealing for help to fund her dream of becoming a lawyer. Cherise Pinnock, from Northampton, has been an unpaid carer, which hampered her studies so she was delayed a
Seven-year-old from Northampton told six years ago he might have to lose all four limbs is now closer to...
A youngster from Northampton is an operation closer to walking unaided, six years after doctors suggested he may need to have all four limbs amputated. Seven-year-old Cavan Kirkham-MacCallum has hemimelia, a rare congenital condition which means he was b
Northampton Saints has thrown its support behind the Northampton Hope Centre's "Donate a Coat' appeal this winter. And as well as encouraging supporters to donate any unwanted coats to the homeless, the club itself is giving away all its old...
A charity is offering places for runners at next year's Silverstone Half Marathon. The event takes place on Sunday March 15 and includes those taking part in their first race up to seasoned marathon runners who use it to prepare for the London Marathon.
A "predatory" paedophile from Northampton who engaged in sexual activity with two girls under the age of 16 after he groomed them via messages on Facebook has been jailed for five years. George Heritage, aged 21, appeared at Northampton...
Grieving Northampton father wins award after setting up support group for dads who have lost children
A year after the tragic death of his baby boy, a Northampton father has turned his experience into an award-winning system of support for dads across the world who have lost children. Paul Scully-Sloan, from Arthur Street in Kingsthorpe, was left devasta
Northampton Borough Council have refused a bid to review its decision to allow a new power station to be built in the town, despite claims from councillors there has not been enough consultation. The request to ‘call in’ the decision came from Northampto
Five GP surgeries in Northampton are set to be visited by inspectors after data suggested patients risked having sub-standard care. The Care Quality Commission has used data covering 35 categories to highlight surgeries across the country that were at mo
A second national four-hour strike is set to affect ambulance medics in Northamptonshire on Monday. The industrial action is part of the on-going National Health Service 2014/15 pay dispute. East Midlands Ambulance Service staff who are union members pla
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