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Labour leader Keir Starmer brings general election campaign to Kettering Buccleuch Academy with Q&A for students and media

Labour’s campaign and media circus rolled into Kettering’s Buccleuch Academy – as lessons were cancelled so students could greet Keir Starmer the man who is most likely to be the next Prime Minister.

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IN COURT: 26 people from across Northamptonshire sentenced for theft in May 2024

More than two dozen people from across Northamptonshire were sentenced in May after being convicted of shoplifting and theft offences.

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Man, 33, arrested after sexual comments made to women in Northampton

A man has been arrested after a series of suspicious incidents, where sexual comments were made to women in Northampton.

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Police appeal after alleged assault victims stop at Northampton petrol station

Police are appealing for two members of the public to come forward after the victims of an alleged assault spoke to them at a Northampton petrol station.

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Man punched several times as phones stolen during attack in Northampton

A man was punched several times and his mobile phones were stolen during an attack in Northampton.

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Family Food Aid Appeal: Grant-making charity ‘so grateful’ for generous donation that kickstarted fundraiser

A grant-making charity is “so grateful” for a generous donation that kickstarted its latest fundraiser tackling food poverty and insecurity across the county.

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Well-established physio business expands to open brand new rehabilitation centre in Northampton

A well-established physiotherapy business has expanded to open a new rehabilitation centre in Northampton.

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Police shut down scheduled event at Northampton restaurant after stabbing elsewhere in the country

A scheduled event due to take place at a Northampton restaurant was shut down by police, over the weekend, after a stabbing at a similar event, elsewhere in the country.

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Tributes paid to cyclist in his 20s who died at scene of serious collision in Northampton

Tributes have been paid to a cyclist in his 20s who died at the scene of a serious collision in Northampton.

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Northampton man jailed after breaching sexual harm prevention order by opening Instagram and Snapchat accounts

A Northampton man has been jailed after he breached a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) by opening Instagram and Snapchat accounts.

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Holly Willoughby: Gavin Plumb to stand trial accused of kidnap plot against ex-This Morning star

A man is set to stand trial accused of a plot to kidnap and murder former This Morning host Holly Willoughby.

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Northamptonshire business to take on 100km challenge to support lifesaving charity

CEVA Logistics colleagues are taking part in a mammoth 100km challenge to help support the lifesaving missions of the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (WNAA).

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Further NHS Industrial Action will have a serious impact on local NHS services

Industrial Action will cause significant pressure on local NHS services.

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Who’s been in court from Northampton, Daventry, Towcester and Boughton

Cases involving burglary, criminal damage, assaults, shoplifting and possession of drugs are among those heard by local magistrates recently…

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Man making Lord of the Rings-style map of Northamptonshire urges local people to help fill it with 'the hidden history of the area’

A man has taken the time to create a map of Northamptonshire in the same style as J. R. R. Tolkien’s beloved books The Lord of the Rings – and needs your help to fill it out.

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Motorbike rider dies after crash near Wellingborough's police station

A motorbike rider died after a crash near Wellingborough’s police station on Thursday night (June 20).

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Northamptonshire Police vow to rebuild public 'trust and confidence' as Chief Constable Nick Adderley sacked for gross misconduct

Northamptonshire’s Police Fire and Crime Commissioner and acting chief constable have vowed to rebuild public 'trust and confidence' in the police after the instant dismissal of Chief Constable Nick Adderley, sacked for gross misconduct.

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Woman proudly reminisces on grandfather’s success in Paris 1924 Olympics ahead of upcoming games

A Northampton woman has proudly reminisced on her grandfather’s successful cycling career and the fact he competed at the Paris 1924 Olympics.

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SACKED Nick Adderley dismissed as Chief Constable of Northamptonshire after 'sustained brazen dishonesty'

Nick Adderley Chief Constable of Northamptonshire has been sacked with immediate effect after being found guilty of gross misconduct at a hearing today (June 21).

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Discredited Chief Constable Nick Adderley offers 'heartfelt apology' saying he made 'mistakes', 'I am human, and I am fallible'

Northants Police’s top cop has issued a ‘heartfelt’ apology to colleagues and veterans following the gross misconduct panel’s findings that found him guilty of all the allegations made against him.