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Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits. With all the stress of buying presents and getting the Christmas dinner sorted it’s important to know when your benefits will be landing in...

11 min. ago in Regional East
 
Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas benefits 2017 to be paid EARLY - these are the dates you can expect them

Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits. Christmas can usually be a difficult time financially but it’s especially tough if you’re relying on benefits. With all the stress of buying...

11 min. ago in Regional East
 
Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Popular Slimming World ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’

Slimming World has made major changes to its diet plan with some popular ‘free foods’ now counted as ‘syns’. Previously Mug Shots and Batchelors Pasta ‘n’ Sauce packet meals were counted as free foods but now dieters will have to count the popular...

today, 11:06 in Regional East
 
Urgent appeal to find missing Northampton man

Urgent appeal to find missing Northampton man

Police are increasingly concerned for a missing Northampton man who has not been seen since he left home in the early hours of yesterday morning. Callum Denham, 21, of Landcross Drive, Abington Vale, was last seen at home at 1am on Tuesday (December...

today, 09:04 in Regional East
 
TRAFFIC: Long queues heading into Northampton town with delays of up to 15 minutes

TRAFFIC: Long queues heading into Northampton town with delays of up to 15 minutes

Delays of up to 15 minutes have been reported heading into Northampton this morning. Long tailbacks with delays of up to 14 minutes have been reported on the A43 southbound near Moulton, with similar queues on the A428 Bedford Road heading into town....

today, 09:04 in Regional East
 
Watchdog raises concerns over Northampton nursery as rating slips to 'requires improvement'

Watchdog raises concerns over Northampton nursery as rating slips to 'requires improvement'

A Northampton nursery has said it is "very disappointed" with the findings of their recent Ofsted inspection after the watchdog identified that all areas 'requires improvement'. During a one-day inspection at Abington Park Day Nursery in...

today, 08:05 in Regional East
 
'This should not happen': Son's reaction to disclosure of mother's medical information to mystery caller by Northampton General Hospital

'This should not happen': Son's reaction to disclosure of mother's medical information to mystery caller by...

A son said it was “scary” to find that details about his mother’s condition while in Northampton General Hospital were disclosed to a mystery caller posing as her husband who has been dead for four years. Raymond Hughes, 64, from Daventry, phoned the...

today, 07:12 in Regional East
 
Northampton Borough Council to wave through plans for thousands of new homes near New Duston

Northampton Borough Council to wave through plans for thousands of new homes near New Duston

As many as 1,750 new homes and a primary school could be built on the edge of New Duston as Northampton Borough Council’s planning committee look set to back a major development project. Two applications (A and B) make up the submitted Bloor Homes...

today, 07:12 in Regional East
 
Nurses pay thanks to team who delivered end of life care to Northampton patients in the snow

Nurses pay thanks to team who delivered end of life care to Northampton patients in the snow

A team of Northampton nurses have been praised by their seniors "as a credit" to the profession after they delivered care to sick people, even though some of them had a day off. The bitter wintry weather has been causing extreme difficulties...

today, 07:12 in Regional East
 
Opposition brands county council decision to fund two new cabinet members at time of cuts 'disgraceful'

Opposition brands county council decision to fund two new cabinet members at time of cuts 'disgraceful'

Cash-strapped Northamptonshire County Council will announce the creation of two new cabinet members next week - at the same time they unveil their next round of some £40million of cuts to public services. A "part-time" role and another...

today, 06:54 in Regional East
 

VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week. The Geminid meteor shower, which returns every December, is predicted to be one of the most dazzling ever. An almost absent...

yesterday, 16:50 in Regional East
 
Woman, 61, dies after fatal crash in Northampton saw her car 'cross the carriageway several times'

Woman, 61, dies after fatal crash in Northampton saw her car 'cross the carriageway several times'

A 61-year-old woman has died today following a serious road traffic collision in Northampton. The collision happened at 7.50am on the eastbound carriageway of the A45 at the Barnes Meadow flyover yesterday (December 11). For reasons yet unknown, the...

yesterday, 16:19 in Regional East
 
Man who peddled heroin and crack into Corby and Kettering jailed

Man who peddled heroin and crack into Corby and Kettering jailed

A man who was part of a group that peddled class A drugs into Corby and Kettering has been jailed. Jamal Marshall, 22, was caught after a painstaking police investigation revealed he and three others travelled daily from Birmingham to supply a large...

yesterday, 15:32 in Regional East
 
Do you know this man? He’s wanted over a Corby theft

Do you know this man? He’s wanted over a Corby theft

Police have released CCTV images of a man they wish to speak to after the theft of a wallet in Corby. The incident happened between 8pm on Saturday, November, 4 and 11pm on Monday, November 6, when the wallet was stolen from a car in Breck Close....

yesterday, 15:32 in Regional East
 
Man charged over Corby rape

Man charged over Corby rape

A man has been charged with two counts of rape after an incident in Corby. Florin Daniliuc, 30, of Portree Walk, Corby, faced magistrates in Northampton yesterday (Monday 11). He was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Leicester Crown Court on...

yesterday, 14:38 in Regional East
 


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