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Take a look inside this £1.65 million seven bedroom property in sought-after village

Dove House is an elegant and beautifully presented Grade II listed stone house nestled in a sleepy rural village. The property, in Stanwick, near Wellingborough in East Northamptonshire, sits amidst a plot of around 2.5 acres including gardens and a...

11 January 2019 in Regional East

Cobblers boss Curle says in-form former club Carlisle United are ‘beatable’

Cobblers boss Keith Curle admits it is no surprise to him that his former club Carlisle United are pushing hard for promotion from Sky Bet League Two this season - but believes the Cumbrians are ‘beatable’ as they head to the PTS Academy Stadium on...

11 January 2019 in Sport

Saints flanker Brüssow desperate to show his worth after frustrating year

When Heinrich Brüssow arrived at Saints last January, it was hoped he would become the kind of talisman the club lost when Louis Picamoles departed during the previous summer. But, fast forward a year, and frustration has been the buzzword for...

11 January 2019 in Sport

Brexit committee's shock as Daventry MP says extra 1,000 police officers in Northern Ireland are there for...

Daventry's MP left members of a Brexit committee shocked after he rejected the suggestion that 1,000 police officers were training for deployment in Northern Ireland in the event of a no-deal. Instead, Junior Brexit minister Chris Heaton-Harris argued...

11 January 2019 in Regional East

Village housing application near Daventry withdrawn by developers after recommended refusal

A planning application for four homes in a Northamptonshire village that was recommended for refusal by officers has been withdrawn by the developers. The scheme, submitted by K B Benfield Group Holdings Ltd, was bidding to build four detached...

10 January 2019 in Regional East

These are the 10 most expensive streets in Northamptonshire

The figures are based on Zoopla's 'Zed-Index', which records the average property value in a given area, revealing the county’s most exclusive postcodes. 1. Turweston, Brackley, NN13 Average house price: 1,303,499 Google other Buy a Photo 2....

10 January 2019 in Regional East

Northamptonshire chef triumphs as top school cook in the East Midlands

A Northamptonshire cook has been crowned one of the best school chefs in the country. Sara Franklin has used her skills at feeding the 1,200 hungry pupils at Campion School, in Bugbrooke, to win the LACA East Midlands School Chef of the Year 2019...

10 January 2019 in Regional East

Louis-Ryan murder trial has collapsed at Northampton Crown Court

The jury in the trial of a defendant charged with killing a teenager who was visiting Northampton has been dismissed after only one day of service. A murder trial began yesterday (January 9) over the death of 17-year-old Louis-Ryan Menezes, who was...

10 January 2019 in Regional East

Cobblers boss Curle keen to get loan signing Cox into the action

Loan signing George Cox is in line to make his first appearance for the Cobblers in Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two clash with Carlisle United at the PTS Academy Stadium. Signed on Monday, the 20-year-old Brighton & Hove Albion left-sided player is...

10 January 2019 in Sport

Kettering man wanted by assault detectives

Police have issued a photograph of a man they wish to speak to in connection with an assault and other offences. Officers say are they keen to locate the 23-year-old - who they did not name - who may be able to assist the investigation into the...

10 January 2019 in Regional East

Cobblers boss Curle confident the goals will come from his misfiring squad

Keith Curle insists there is the firepower in the Cobblers squad to score the goals to thrive in Sky Bet League Two - and it is his job to make it happen. The Town boss sold 10-goal leading scorer Kevin van Veen to Scunthorpe United last week, and as...

10 January 2019 in Sport

Your chance to quiz Government appointed county council commissioners

Members of the public are being invited to meet the Government appointed commissioners overseeing finance and governance at Northamptonshire County Council at a series of surgery-style events taking place across the county. The drop-in events will be...

10 January 2019 in Regional East

Cobblers pair taking off as ‘precautions’ after picking up injuries in Rovers loss

Midfielder Dean Bowditch and defender Ash Taylor were taken off as ‘precautions’ during Northampton’s 2-1 defeat to Bristol Rovers on Tuesday. Bowditch was limping when withdrawn for Jack Bridge shortly after half-time while Taylor appeared to go down...

10 January 2019 in Sport

Lawes so impressed with 'switched on' Saints Academy

There was a time when the production line at Saints seemed to stall. Players like Paul Diggin and Courtney Lawes were held up as role models as the club tried to bring through some of its own. But those days when there were a lack of successful...

10 January 2019 in Sport

Saints star Reinach scoops Premiership player of the month prize

Cobus Reinach has been rewarded for his fantastic form by winning the Gallagher Premiership player of the month prize for December. Reinach scored four tries in just three league games during the final month of 2018. He doubled up in the narrow defeat...

9 January 2019 in Sport

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