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Brixworth house undergoing DIY SOS as community pulls together to help neighbour make home fit for use

A Northamptonshire community is pulling together to help refurbish a Brixworth woman's home after a neighbour discovered it was unfit for her to live in. Julie Wykes, a 47-year-old Brixworth resident of 25 years, is leading the DIY SOS project. She...

Daventry Express, 39 min. ago

Northamptonshire cricket club to play Help for Heroes team to raise money for veterans charity

A cricket team featuring club players and Northamptonshire sporting celebrities will take on the Help for Heroes Cricket Club in a charity T20 match. The game will be played at Brixworth Cricket Club and will feature former Steelback and England fast...

Daventry Express, yesterday, 21:44

Fire at Fleet House near Leicester city centre car park Lee Circle

A boarded up building in the city centre set fire and crews rushed to tackle the blaze. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service was called at 7.13pm, to the incident in Lee Circle, Leicester. The three-storey building, known as Fleet House, is in the...

Leicester Mercury, yesterday, 21:44

Armed police raid 2 Leicester homes in investigation into city centre "gun-shot" incident

Dramatic video has captured the scenes in a city street as armed police with dogs raided two homes. The raids were carried out in connection with an investigation into reports of a shot being fired in the city centre. Warrants were executed at two...

Leicester Mercury, yesterday, 19:03

Best places for your family to eat out in Mansfield

Are you looking for somewhere to take the family for a meal over the school holidays? We’ve been cooking up a list of the best places in the Mansfield area, with help from TripAdvisor. Is your favourite among them?

Mansfield and Ashfield Chad, yesterday, 19:03

Glapwell Carnival is a big hit

IN PICTURES - Glapwell Carnival Villagers turned out in force to celebrate the annual Glapwell Carnival. Rcahel Hibbert, one of the organisers, said the day, which featured a parade and a fun day, was “excellent”. She said: “There was an excellent...

Mansfield and Ashfield Chad, yesterday, 19:03

‘Cocoa Encounters’ brings a new taste sensation to Louth

To help celebrate World Chocolate Day last Saturday (July 7), local chocolate enthusiasts were treated to a new tasting experience to learn about the latest trends in artisan chocolate. The tasting was organised and presented by certified chocolate...

Louth Leader, yesterday, 18:51

Annual Household Enquiry Forms to be sent out soon

From the end of July, local householders will receive an Annual Household Enquiry Form from East Lindsey District Council. It is important that you respond to this form straight away by one of the options listed on your form. This is a legal...

Louth Leader, yesterday, 18:51

Two arrests after man left with 'serious but non-life threatening' injuries in Daventry park assault

Two people have been arrested after a man was assaulted in Daventry last night. Just before 9pm on Sunday, July 15, in Wordsworth Road, near The Headlands, the man was attacked by a number of people who then fled the scene. A police spokeswoman said:...

Daventry Express, yesterday, 18:51

Northamptonshire County Council to issue notice to travellers pitched up at cricket club

Travellers who have parked on a Northamptonshire cricket club will be issued a notice to leave say the county council. Barby Cricket Club tweeted earlier this afternoon warning other not to "suffer the same" and keep sites well secured....

Daventry Express, yesterday, 18:51

Villagers enjoy two days of fun in the sun raising thousands for charity at Crick Scarecrow Festival

PICTURE GALLERY: Crick Scarecrow Festival Hundreds of people descened on the village of Crick at the weekend for the annual scarecrow and music festival which was bigger and better than ever before. This year’s event saw a record-breaking 67 entries...

Daventry Express, yesterday, 18:51

Former Royal Latin School pupils enjoy reunion event

Former pupils at the Royal Latin School in Buckingham enjoyed a 50th anniversary reunion on Friday July 6. The school, which is celebrating its 600th birthday in 2023, was the venue for the celebration, as the class of 1959, now in their seventies,...

Buckingham Today, yesterday, 18:51

Cash and jewellery stolen during Vale thefts

Police are appealing for information after cash and jewellery were stolen during thefts in Wing and Winslow. Both offences took place on Saturday July 14 although police don’t believe they were linked. In the Winslow incident, burglars got into the...

Buckingham Today, yesterday, 18:51

Why bloodsucking horseflies are on the rise this summer

As temperatures reached the exotic heights of 31C across the country this week, sunbathers could be in for more than a tan as horse flies appear to be terrorising the nation. Horseflies, or clegs as they are commonly known, are bloodsucking insects...

Skegness Standard, yesterday, 18:51

Reports from the Court

Cases completed at Mansfoeld Magistrates’ Court. BREACH Steven Burgess, aged 23, of Frith Grove, Mansfield. Given a suspended sentence of 10 weeks, suspended for 12 months, and ordered to complete 19 days of rehabilitation activity for breaking an...

Mansfield and Ashfield Chad, yesterday, 18:51

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