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England 'forever indebted' to 'foundation captain' Hartley

Eddie Jones says England will be 'forever indebted' to 'foundation captain' Dylan Hartley. The Saints hooker has called time on his professional career at the age of 33, following a long-standing knee injury. Hartley has not been able to play since...

7 November 2019 in Sport
 

Saints have offered 'outstanding representative' Hartley role as club ambassador

Chairman John White has confirmed that Saints have offered Dylan Hartley a role as club ambassador following the hooker's retirement from professional rugby. Hartley has hung up his boots after an illustrious career that saw him play for more than 14...

7 November 2019 in Sport
 

Saints hooker Hartley announces his retirement

Saints have announced that long-serving hooker Dylan Hartley has retired from professional rugby with immediate effect. The 33-year-old has been sidelined since last December due to a knee injury and, despite an ongoing battle to return to full...

7 November 2019 in Sport
 

Sex toys worth A MILLION pounds whipped away by brazen thieves in Kettering

The lorry loaded with the imported saucy goods was taken from a layby on the A43. Police officers have today appealed for information to try to track down the £1million worth of adult toys. The incident happened on Wednesday, September 18, between 1am...

7 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Highways contract to be extended by Northamptonshire County Council

A contract to look after Northamptonshire’s highways has been extended by the county council to cover its likely final years in existence KierWSP has run highways services for Northamptonshire County Council since 2008, and has had the contract...

7 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Ribbans so grateful for Saints' understanding

David Ribbans has expressed his gratitude for being given a weekend off by Saints to head home on compassionate leave. Ribbans missed the match against Worcester Warriors on October 26, which Saints won 35-16, to be with his family in South Africa....

7 November 2019 in Sport
 

Peterborough family desperate to find missing teenager ask Northamptonshire's help

A Peterborough-based family are appealing for any information which could help find missing 18-year-old Paolo Nespoli-Eustace, who has not been seen for nearly a week. Paolo Nespoli-Eustace, 18, was last seen on CCTV arriving at London Kings Cross...

6 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Northants unitary reorganisation 'unpredictable' as parliament dissolves

The reorganisation of Northamptonshire’s local government system will be decided by a new parliament after the Bill to abolish the existing authorities did not make it on to the statute books this week. There were some suggestion the Bill could have...

6 November 2019 in Regional East
 

A father's pride as Saints flanker Ludlam graces the world stage

For the majority of proud rugby parents who go to watch their child play at a weekend, seeing them grace a World Cup game is, and only ever will be, a dream. It doesn’t matter, of course. As a parent, pride will be felt, no matter what level your...

6 November 2019 in Sport
 

Cash-strapped Northamptonshire County Council has been blasted for running a course teaching people how to...

Northamptonshire County Council is charging people £15-a-head to attend the “How To Wear Accessories” workshop. The three-hour course, run by the council’s Adult Learning department, promises to teach people to “understand the impact of accessories”...

6 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Decrease in gender pay gap for full-time workers in Daventry

The gender pay gap for full-time workers in Daventry has shrunk slightly over the last year, official figures reveal. It now stands at 9.6% hourly, compared to 10.3% in 2018, Office for National Statistics data shows. The data reveals women take home...

6 November 2019 in Regional East
 

Naiyaravoro is now so vital for Saints

There were times last season when you wondered whether Taqele Naiyaravoro’s switch to Saints would work out as hoped. Because while he clearly had incredible attacking prowess, there were a few worries at the other end of the field. Teams took him on...

6 November 2019 in Sport
 

Northampton Saints v Gloucester: Tom Vickers' big match preview

Fixture: Northampton Saints v Gloucester Competition: Gallagher Premiership (round 18) Venue: Franklin's Gardens Date and kick-off time: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 3pm Television coverage: BT Sport 1 Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys Saints: Furbank; Tuala,...

5 April 2019 in Sport
 

Dawidiuk set for first Saints appearance as his former club comes calling

Darren Dawidiuk is set to make his first Saints appearance after being named on the bench for Sunday's Gallagher Premiership game against Gloucester (kick-off 3pm). Dawidiuk, a former Cherry and Whites hooker, joined Saints on a deal until the end of...

5 April 2019 in Sport
 

Ardley sends message to County fans as he prepares Magpies for ‘fast start’ from Cobblers

Magpies boss Neal Ardley has pleaded with County fans to remain patient and stay behind his team if the Cobblers make what he expects to be a ‘fast start’ to tomorrow’s crunch League Two clash at Meadow Lane. The Magpies, who are on the verge of a...

5 April 2019 in Sport
 


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