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Woman taken to hospital and male arrested after serious assault in Brixworth

Police were called today (Wednesday, January, 9) at around 1pm, to a serious assault in Station Road, Brixworth. A 21-year-old woman suffered an assault and has been taken to Northampton General Hospital. Police have arrested a male in connection with...

Wednesday, 15:19 in Regional East

Saints to field 'decent side' at Clermont

Chris Boyd says Saints will field 'a decent side' as they bid to claim a Challenge Cup victory at Clermont Auvergne on Saturday (kick-off 8pm GMT). The French giants go into the game in fine form and are five points clear of Saints at the top of Pool...

Wednesday, 13:02 in Sport

Northampton Town 1 Bristol Rovers 2 – match review, player ratings and highlights

Just when it seemed the Checkatrade Trophy would inject some life back into Cobblers’ faltering season, they throw in another performance that only reminded us why this competition has taken on such significance in the first place. The much-maligned...

Wednesday, 13:02 in Sport

Members of the public can have their say on Northamptonshire County Council's budget at extra meeting

People are being asked to speak and ask questions about any area of Northamptonshire County Council’s draft budget at an extra scrutiny committee meeting later this month. The council has just started a series of internal working groups with...

Wednesday, 13:02 in Regional East

Three masked men demand keys to Daventry village pub during burglary

Burglars wearing balaclavas broke into a property in a Daventry village before demanding the homeowner hand over keys to the nearby pub. The break-in happened in Pitsford Road in Chapel Brampton on Monday, January 7, between 7.40pm and 9pm, when three...

Wednesday, 12:37 in Regional East

Dog walker assaulted in a field near Badby

A woman was verbally abused and assaulted by another dog walker while in a field near Badby. The assault happened on Saturday, January 5, at about 11.15am on a footpath that runs through a field off the A361, next to the layby shortly before the...

Wednesday, 12:15 in Regional East

Police arrest 88 people for drink and drug driving across Northamptonshire during December

The month-long Christmas campaign to tackle drink and drug drivers in the county saw a drop in the number of people caught under the influence. The force announced ahead of the start of the campaign that anyone caught drink or drug driving behind the...

Wednesday, 10:45 in Regional East

Ludlam tipped to be a future Saints skipper

Heinrich Brüssow has backed Lewis Ludlam to be a future Saints captain. Ludlam has been in fine form since being given an extended run in the first team this season, with the 23-year-old starting 14 games under new boss Chris Boyd. He has been keeping...

8 January 2019 in Sport

Homegrown talent Williams and McWilliams sign first professional contracts at Cobblers

Homegrown teenagers Jay Williams and Camron McWilliams have signed professional contracts with the Cobblers. The Northampton-born pair have put pen to paper on 18-month deals at the PTS Academy Stadium, with the club having the option to extend both...

8 January 2019 in Sport

Cuddling canines can cure loneliness says Northamptonshire dog sitter

Volunteer dog cuddling is being offered by a Northamptonshire dog sitting company as an antidote to loneliness in modern society. For those who are retired or work from home and are spending large chunks of time alone, temporarily caring for a dog and...

8 January 2019 in Regional East

Saints boss Boyd gives full injury update ahead of Clermont clash

Chris Boyd has revealed that Piers Francis will not undergo surgery on his dislocated shoulder. And the Saints boss expects the England centre to be sidelined for 'between six and eight weeks'. But there is better news on lock Dom Barrow, centre Nafi...

8 January 2019 in Sport

These are the criminals jailed in Northampton in the past month

This is not a list of all offenders jailed who went throught the court system in Northampton, but of those who have committed the most serious offences when Northamptonshire Police have deemed it worthy to release their custody photographs to the...

8 January 2019 in Regional East

January transfer window all about ‘good housekeeping’ for Cobblers boss Curle

Cobblers boss Keith Curle says player movement in and out of the PTS Academy Stadium in the January transfer window will be dictated by ‘good housekeeping’. The past few transfer windows have been very busy ones for Town, with various managers trying...

8 January 2019 in Sport

Daventry Museum goes back in time to the Victorian era

Daventry Museum launches its 2019 exhibition schedule with a brand new display opening this Saturday. Victorian Daventry – A Period of Change covers much of Queen Victoria’s reign, which saw the implementation of several Parliamentary Acts which...

8 January 2019 in Regional East

Business as usual for Cobblers boss Curle ahead of ‘vitally important’ Checkatrade Trophy clash

Keith Curle admits it is a ‘vitally important’ game, but insists he is placing no extra priority on Tuesday night’s Checkatrade Trophy southern area quarter-final clash with Bristol Rovers at the PTS Academy Stadium (ko 7.45pm). After a disappointing...

8 January 2019 in Sport

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