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The officer tells the jury at his trial he was "too scared and embarrassed" to report the assault.

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Liam Hunt was attacked in St George's Street, Northampton, at about 17:00 GMT on 14 February.

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Several drivers had lucky escapes and fallen power lines caused rail delays.

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HS2 high speed railway is given final approval, but with costs of 60bn, not everyone is happy.

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Parish council bills rise by a higher rate than larger authorities, analysis shows.

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Liam Hunt's family release a statement on the one-week anniversary of his Northampton death.

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Northampton chairman Tony Hewitt will step down at the end of the season, to be replaced by ex-Saints player John White.

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Worcester's Phil Dowson will return to Northampton in the summer as assistant coach, ending his playing career.

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Northampton prop Alex Waller apologises to the fans for their "dreadful" second-half performance against Newcastle.

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Robert Page is the Football Association of Wales' first choice to be the new manager of the Under-21 and intermediate age group teams.

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A Sonatane Takulua hat-trick sees Newcastle score seven tries in an impressive win against Northampton.

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Former Australia and Northampton lock Dan Vickerman, who won 63 caps, has died at the age of 37.

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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.

Local Weather

Minimum Temperature: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 15mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 988mb, Humidity: 62%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 17:32 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 7C (45F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: West North Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1017mb, Humidity: 67%, UV Risk: 2, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:03 GMT, Sunset: 17:34 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 7C (45F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 21mph, Visibility: Very Good, Pressure: 1009mb, Humidity: 81%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 07:01 GMT, Sunset: 17:36 GMT

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