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The Conservatives take control of both West and North Northamptonshire councils.

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A confrontation escalated after a car driver remonstrated with a couple in the middle of the road.

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Anita Neil, who competed in the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games, says she had felt "ignored" until now.

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The woman says a man she was selling clothes to asked to buy her used underwear.

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Inspectors raise concerns over safety, infection control and staffing at a dementia care home.

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Det Sgt Keith Morson was having an affair with a witness in an organised crime investigation.

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An investigation into the fire at My 1st Years' head office is being treated as arson, say police.

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Dale Brickwood speaks out after the trial of a man accused of killing his father collapses.

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Flea, missing for more than a week, is found on a ledge just above the water level.

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Two new councils are left with no buildings big enough to fit all their councillors in at once.

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West Northamptonshire Council was born out of the collapse of Northamptonshire County Council.

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Your introduction to the local council elections taking place on 6 May.

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Community News

Cost of Living Rising!

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

COSTING US OUR LIVELIHOOD? It is estimated that the cost of living looks expected to continue to rise this year with stable incomes versus increasing costs of everyday household items. In recent years the cost of living has been as high as 5 times more than wage rises.

Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Getting Involved In The Community

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Despite the economic downturn in recent years we have seen it has really raised the local people of the communities’ spirits and brought a feeling of togetherness.

What Is Next For Our Local Public House

Posted by Administrator : Saturday 2nd March 2013

THERE IS NOTHING WORNG WITH A GOOD LOCAL. It is no secret that our local pubs have suffered in the last decade due to numerous factors such changing nightlife trends (Bars and Clubs), the recession (meaning people have less to spend), alcohol awareness campaigns, the general costs of ale and rent and increases in government tax’s on alcoholic beverages.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

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