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Richard Coles "had to pee in an ornament" when he got trapped in a bedroom at a friend's house.

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A 93-year-old woman, whose health deteriorated after she was confronted by burglars, dies.

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Amari Smith used a "hunting-style knife" to kill a boy in Northampton.

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Maxine Adkins made about 80 miniature houses including a replica Hobbiton from The Lord of the Rings.

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Community groups step in after Northamptonshire County Council had to scrap its library closure plans.

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The waste burning plant could process up to 260,000 tonnes of waste per year, developers say.

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It will look at the costs and benefits, with a "go or no-go" decision by the end of the year.

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Comedian James Acaster thinks so, and here's why.

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Luke Norris' goal sees Colchester claim a narrow victory at Northampton and earn their first League Two win of this term.

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Northampton Town sign goalkeeper Andrew Fisher on loan from Championship side Blackburn Rovers until January.

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A controversial Andy Williams strike ends Swindon's unbeaten start in League Two as the Robins lose at home to Northampton.

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Riki Wessels hits 84 not out and Moeen Ali 40 but Worcestershire are well beaten by 10 wickets by Northamptonshire.

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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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