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Woman killed in crash near Corby

A woman died after a crash between her car and a tipper lorry near Corby yesterday. The crash took place in Oakley Road, between Rushton and Corby, at around 4pm on Tuesday, July 17. A Scania Tipper lorry collided with a red Fiat 500. The 27-year-old...

today, 10:27 in Regional East

Veterans in Crisis: Northamptonshire coroner supports our appeal to log ex-military suicides

The Coroner for Northamptonshire has backed our calls asking for the suicides of former service personnel to be recorded. Anne Pember has presided over the county’s inquests for 23 years and recalls a number of cases where post-traumatic stress was a...

today, 06:12 in Regional East

Veterans in Crisis: ‘We must find out if international suicide rates are reflected in UK’

A psychologist at a leading veterans charity says it is important that more research is carried out  in order to find out if a spike in military veteran suicides among the UK’s allies is also reflected among British ex-service personnel. Dr Dominic...

today, 06:12 in Regional East

Our campaign calls on the Government to get a grip on veteran suicide figures

The Government is today accused of “turning a blind eye” to concern that suicides among military veterans are spiralling after a Johnston Press investigation found that no comprehensive official records are kept of the number of British ex-servicemen...

today, 06:12 in Regional East

Free 12-week course in Northampton offers electronic music lovers chance to be mentored by and record a...

Dance music lovers will get the chance to record a track with a renowned DJ thanks to a free 12-week course in Northampton. In collaboration with DJ Lisa Lashes, who is signed to Carl Cox's label Intec, the PTS Training Academy is bringing the...

yesterday, 18:41 in Regional East

Five charged for conspiracy to steal after police raid traveller site on Northamptonshire border

Five people have been charged with conspiracy to steal after Northamptonshire Police raided a traveller site on the county's border earlier this year. Following a series of thefts in the south of the county, officers arrested four men and a...

yesterday, 18:41 in Regional East

Reverend grateful for community's support after suspected arson attack on Towcester church

The reverend of a Towcester church targeted in a suspected arson attack has thanked the community for their support in the aftermath of the fire. At midday on Sunday, July 15, the fire service was called to St Lawrence Church in Chantry Lane to deal...

yesterday, 17:02 in Regional East

Temperatures set to climb back up to 27C by the end of the week in Northants as the summer heatwave continues

Another weekend of sunshine and high temperatures is heading our way in Northamptonshire. Temperatures took a dip to the low 20s today across the county but things are set to heat up again from tomorrow (Wednesday). NNWeather tweeted yesterday:...

yesterday, 17:02 in Regional East

Opportunity to learn about 'Nasty Northampton’s' gory past in new exhibition

A collection of gruesome, historical and hysterical stories of the town's past will be on display this summer when ‘Nasty Northampton’ opens in the Grosvenor Centre. This blockbuster kids’ exhibition, created by Northampton Museums and Art Gallery,...

yesterday, 17:02 in Regional East

Watch the moment bungling thief steals 2ft gnome in Kettering

This is the moment a man stole a 2ft garden gnome in Kettering - before falling head first into a fence. Police have released hilarious footage from the incident, which took place on Sunday, July 1, at about 4.45am in Weekley Glebe Road. A man picked...

yesterday, 17:02 in Regional East

Northamptonshire FA referees 'delighted' at successful tournament in Portugal

Northamptonshire FA referees continued their development as match officials by participating in a tournament in Portugal. Each year, referees are selected from the NFA CORE (Centre of Refereeing Excellence) group, based on their potential and...

yesterday, 13:24 in Regional East

Northampton train services to be affected by London Euston closure

Passengers who are planning to use Euston station over three consecutive weekends in August and September are urged to avoid rail travel to and from the station. The Euston shutdown will impact all services on the West Coast mainline including trains...

yesterday, 13:24 in Regional East

Police appeal for help in tracing this Kettering man

Police have issued this picture of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a number of offences. Officers are keen to locate the 28-year-old man and are urging him or anyone who knows of his whereabouts to contact police. Anyone with any...

yesterday, 12:17 in Regional East

Hot weather could attract ticks and fleas to your dog warns Northampton vet

With the county and country basking in a prolonged heatwave, a Northampton vet has urged pet owners to be aware of possible tick and flea problems the hot weather may bring for animals. Iain Fletcher, clinical director at Spinney Lodge Vets, in...

yesterday, 12:17 in Regional East

Closing down signs go up at Northampton's Marks and Spencer store

Northampton's biggest high street store is showing the first signs of closing down with just weeks to go. Closing down signs have gone up in the front window of M&S in Abington Street ahead of closure next month. M&S will shut its doors to...

yesterday, 12:17 in Regional East

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