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Cobblers performance ‘good enough to beat anyone’, says boss Page

Cobblers boss Rob Page felt his side’s dominant performance against Shrewsbury Town in Saturday’s 4-2 victory would have been good enough to ‘beat any other team’ in Sky Bet league One. Up against the division’s bottom club, Northampton always looked a c

14 min. ago in Sport

Groom promises Saints supporters he will only get better

Nic Groom says he has yet to have ‘the perfect game’ for Saints. And the South African scrum-half has promised the club’s supporters that he will only get better in the coming weeks and months. Groom has made the No.9 shirt his own in recent matches, kee

57 min. ago in Sport

Tom Vickers’ Castres v Northampton Saints preview

Fixture: Castres v Northampton Saints (Champions Cup Pool 4 - game two) Date and kick-time: Saturday, October 22, 3.15pm Venue: Stade Pierre Antoine, Castres Castres: Geoffrey Palis; Horacio Agulla, Thomas Combezou, Robert Ebersohn, David Smith; Benjamin

today, 07:10 in Sport

Dickens not fazed by dual role at Saints after King exit

Alan Dickens insists he is not fazed by his dual role at Saints. The assistant coach, who was formerly a player at Northampton before moving into the management team, is helping to fill the void left by Alex King. King’s departure was announced last Frid

today, 07:10 in Sport

A bird’s eye view of Daventry’s past

Here are a couple of photos we dug out of the archives from 1984. The top photo shows High Street looking south. The old school and council buildings (now the library and its car park) are at the bottom. The Stead and Simpson factory in New Street can be

today, 06:21 in Regional East

Charity based at Braunston re-creates its first donations to mark its 35th anniversary

A Braunston-based charity has celebrated its 35th birthday by reliving the ‘first fiver’ donations which heralded its beginnings. LNBP at Braunston, formerly known as the London Narrow Boat Project, is a non-profit charity which offers community groups,

today, 06:21 in Regional East

New scheme asked Northamptonshire people to open their homes to vulnerable adults

A campaign has been launched to recruit people who can offer support to a vulnerable adult in Northamptonshire. Shared Lives is an initiative run by Northamptonshire County Council and its care home arm Olympus Care Services that primarily offers adults

yesterday, 16:33 in Regional East

Life-saving team from Northamptonshire’s ambulance service wins award

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) has won a national award for one of its services. The Community Response Team from EMAS won the emergency services team of the year award at the UK Heart Safe Awards. EMAS head of Community Response, Michael Barnett

yesterday, 16:33 in Regional East

Britons spend eight years of their lives on housework

Brits will spend nearly eight years of their lives doing household chores, a study has found. Cleaning, ironing, food shop shopping and even walking the dog means the average adult spends just under three hours a day on domestic tasks. This amounts to 20

yesterday, 16:18 in Regional East

Determined 10-year-old from Northampton lands himself a part in panto

In the words of the famous proverb: “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again”. And it is a piece of good, honest, advice that has finally paid off for 10-year-old Harvey Warren from Kingsthorpe, who has achieved his ambition to appear in The D

yesterday, 16:07 in Regional East

Northamptonshire gets share of 1,000 new 'nursing associates' being recruited across the UK

New teams of 'nursing associates' will be trained and recreated across Northamptonshire to work in hospitals, GP practices and care homes. Training and recruitment for these new roles will begin in December. It is not clear how many roles will be created

yesterday, 13:07 in Regional East

Hartley returns to boost Saints for Castres Champions Cup clash

Dylan Hartley makes his long-awaited return from injury when Saints take on Castres in the Champions Cup on Saturday (ko 3.15pm). The hooker has been named in the team to face the French side at Stade Pierre Antoine, and also returning to the pack is Cou

yesterday, 12:52 in Sport

Saints must box clever to beat Castres, says Wood

Tom Wood says Saints must ‘box clever’ in Saturday’s clash with Castres. Wood felt his side were guilty of lacking intelligence in their most recent away game: the 20-9 defeat at Harlequins. But they bounced back from the shocker at The Stoop with a nail

yesterday, 12:36 in Sport

Inspirational people from across Northamptonshire celebrated at our Pride awards

Unsung heroes from across the county have been honoured at our annual Pride in Northamptonshire Awards. The awards, run jointly by the Northampton Chronicle and Echo, Northants Telegraph and Daventry Express, took place last night at the Kettering Park H

yesterday, 12:21 in Regional East

Child seat product recalled over safety fears

Recaro Child Safety is offering a product replacement programme for its Recaro fix base, which can be used with the Optia child seat as well as the Privia infant carrier. The company has found that the hooks which connect the Recoro base to the child sea

yesterday, 10:59 in Regional East

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