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Buck bags five but Northants hit trouble

Nathan Buck bagged five wickets for Northants, but they face an uphill task to rescue their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash with Worcestershire at the County Ground. The away side were dismissed for 434, giving them a first innings lead

today, 08:52 in Sport

Two Daventry men remanded in custody following Northampton murder

Two men have been remanded in custody, charged with the murder of 22-year-old Stuart Hutchings of Southfields, Northampton. Craig Turner, 25, and David Barnes, 28, both from the Daventry area, appeared before Northampton Magistrates’ Court today (Saturda

today, 06:06 in Regional East

Cold callers the number one irritation for Brits

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by The research, which polled m

today, 06:06 in Regional East

Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco has issued an urgent product recall notice for a range of pens due to fears that they could cause asphyxiation if accidentally swallowed. The Lipstick Pens - which come in a pack of two, with model #: MF9864792PK - and the Lollipop Pens, Model #: M

today, 06:06 in Regional East

Northampton Saints 23 Stade Français 22: Tom Vickers' review and player ratings

Saints certainly saved their best until last. At the end of a season that has brought plenty of lows, there was a real high at Franklin's Gardens on Friday night. The Saints of old finally showed up. And how. In scenes reminiscent of the incredible May,

yesterday, 22:49 in Sport

New partnership will deliver 150 Daventry homes over next decade

A unique agreement between a social landlord and council has provided affordable homes for 15 Daventry families. The two and three-bedroom houses, built across Daventry, have been developed by Futures Housing Group on behalf of Daventry District Council

yesterday, 20:28 in Regional East

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics. Since then,

yesterday, 09:29 in Regional East

Foden hoping Saints skipper Wood avoids further punishment

Ben Foden is hoping Saints skipper Tom Wood still gets an England chance next month. Wood could face a ban after seeing red in the dramatic Champions Cup play-off final win against Stade Français at Franklin's Gardens on Friday night. The flanker was dis

yesterday, 09:00 in Sport

Mallinder thanks 'magnificent' Saints supporters after stirring comeback against Stade

Jim Mallinder thanked the Saints supporters for providing the inspiration his side needed to earn a dramatic victory against Stade Français on Friday night. The atmosphere at Franklin's Gardens was electric as the home fans roared their team to a 23-22 v

yesterday, 07:59 in Sport

Kilsby Primary School pupils enjoy day out on canal

To celebrate the forthcoming Crick Boat Show the Canal & River Trust invited 27 primary school pupils on a trip along the Grand Union Canal in Braunston. The children from Kilsby Primary School were first treated to a 30-minute canal boat trip....

yesterday, 06:29 in Regional East

NOSTALGIA: Club’s founding members

On September 26, 1946, 21 businessmen and assorted professionals from Daventry met at the Saracen’s Head for the inaugural meeting of the Rotary Club of Daventry. The group was formed as a daughter club of the Rotary Club of Northampton, whose members al

yesterday, 06:29 in Regional East

Saints stage stunning fightback to see off Stade and claim Champions Cup spot

Saints produced an incredible comeback as they beat Stade Francais 23-22 to secure Champions Cup rugby for next season. With Rory Hutchinson in the sin bin and Tom Wood sent off, Saints roared back to life and a fantastic try from Ahsee Tuala, allied wit

Friday, 23:41 in Sport

NCL RESULTS SPECIAL: Horton’s unbeaten start ended as they are downed by Dawborn

Horton House’s unbeaten start to the season came to an abrupt halt as they were crushed by six wickets by Hevey Building Supplies Northants Cricket League premier division leaders Peterborough. Put into bat, Horton were rushed out for just 76 with Joe Da

Friday, 22:58 in Sport

ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan F

Friday, 13:32 in Regional East

Saints seeking vital victory against Stade

Jim Mallinder insists beating Stade Français tonight would not define Saints' season. But the director of rugby does recognise just how important it is that his side secure Champions Cup qualification for next season. If Saints can beat the French giants

Friday, 12:14 in Sport

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