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Boat owner 'minutes from death' at Northampton marina
A narrowboat owner was minutes from death when he was pulled from the water of a Northamptonshire marina by a passer-by.
12 hrs ago
Two Northampton primary schools to become academies in January
The EMLC Academy Trust, based in Olney, has announced it will act as an academy sponsor of Castle and Hardingstone Primary schools from January 1. The trust said it will rename Castle Primary School as Castle Academy and acting headteacher Lorna Beard has been appointed as the full-time headteacher.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Man arrested in connection with eight burglaries in Northamptonshire village
A 26-year-old man from Nottingham has been arrested in connection with a spate of break-ins in houses, garages and sheds in Kislingbury.
NHS in Northamptonshire placed in financial special measures
The NHS in Northamptonshire has been placed in financial special measures after failing to save as much money as expected.
U.K. House-Price Index Rises to Highest in More Than a Decade
An advertisement for the U.K. Government's new "Help to Buy" scheme sits outside a row of new residential homes at a Bellway Plc real estate site in Northampton, U.K. Close An advertisement for the U.K. Government's new "Help to Buy" scheme sits outside a row of new residential homes at a Bellway Plc real estate site in Northampton, U.K. A U.K.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Four people arrested after sex offence raids
Four people, including one in Northampton, have been arrested as part of the focus on rape and sexual offences in the county.
Wind gusts of 67mph hit Northampton as gales blow through the county
Meteorologists have revealed a gust of wind measuring 67mph was recorded today, as the strongest gale to blow through Northampton in more than a decade caused traffic headaches.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Father in court battle to keep 2,500 playhouse he built for his...
A wealthy property developer is being taken to court after refusing to tear down a giant 2,500 playhouse he built in his back garden for his children.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
More than 700 people in Northampton living with HIV
Although many still fear the stigma attached to the condition by others, NHS Northamptonshire Healthcare said treatment was so advanced that 740 people with HIV were living healthily in the county.
Legal row over child's playhouse in Northampton back garden
A couple from Northamptonshire face a court trial because of a child's playhouse they built in their back garden.
Eight houses raided in one Northamptonshire village
Detectives have warned villagers to be on their guard following a spate of break-ins in houses, garages and sheds in Kislingbury.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Man gets 40 years for family murders
Chinese citizen Du Anxiang, 54, was convicted by a jury at Northampton Crown Court in central England of the murder of a Chinese family of four in 2011.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Killer sparked worldwide manhunt
Businessman Anxiang Du stabbed a family to death in their Northampton home and fled overseas while their bodies lay undiscovered.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Exhibition on making Grand Union Canal a conservation area
The Conservation Studio will host a public exhibition on behalf of South Northants Council tomorrow, Saturday, at Stoke Bruerne Village Hall, from 10am to 1pm, and Bugbrooke Sports and Community Centre, from 2pm to 5pm.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
NORTHERN: Charing Cross It's one of my favourite Northern line stations. Not the top level bit, which is an austere subway.
Plans for huge new industrial estate off M1
Mhde-12-11-13 m1 Nov25 GV of the fields for site of new industrial estate, off the A45 on the other side of the Junction 16 roundabout towards Northampton .
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Terra Firma-Backed Infinis Raises $376 Million in London IPO
Infinis Energy Plc, a renewable- energy company backed by financier Guy Hands, raised 234 million pounds in its London initial public offering after pricing shares at the bottom of the range.
British couple apologizes to burglars for not having more valuables
An English couple who were hit by burglars while they were out have written a letter of apology for not having more items worth stealing.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Apology note to burglars: Woman's sarcastic note hilariously mocks burglars
A woman wrote a thank you letter to the burglars who broke into her house and apologized for not having "particularly expensive tastes"..
British couple leaves sassy apology note to burglars
Kate Barrett and Dan Owens, of Northampton, England, returned home over the weekend to find that burglars had "ransacked" their house .