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Wellingborough, England Newswire

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  1. Adam Simmonds Trial: No retrial for former Northamptonshire police...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Northampton Today

    Simmonds stood accused of passing on confidential information about a criminal investigation into Wellingborough MP Peter Bone and his wife Jeanette between November 2013 and May 2014. But a jury at Southwark Crown Court failed to reach a verdict following 12 hours of deliberation on July 20. It emerged tonight that Mr Simmonds will not face a retrial as it was "not in the public interest", a Crown Prosecution Service spokesperson said.

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  2. School in Northamptonshire pays head A 180k and employs her husband and daughterRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 25 | Northampton Today

    Executive Principal Victoria Bishop celebrating the school's outstanding Ofsted status in January, 2015. While the school was roundly praised in its last report, there are calls for the directors to justify the principal's 180k wage.

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  3. Car tyres slashed on Wellingborough estateRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | Northampton Today

    The driver's side front and rear tyres of a vehicle parked in Minerva Way were damaged sometime between 7pm on Friday, July 14, and 7am on Saturday, July 15. Another vehicle parked in Shelley Road had its passenger side rear tyre punctured sometime between 2.30am and 10.20am on Saturday, July 15. Witnesses, or anyone with information about the criminal damage, is asked to contact Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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  4. Man punched in the face by woman at Wellingborough pubRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | Northampton Today

    A man was assaulted while drinking in the Ock n Dough pub in Farm Road, Wellingborough, on Friday evening . Sometime between 10.30pm and 11pm, the man tried to intervene in an argument between two other men and he was punched in the face by a woman.

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  5. Life-saving equipment now in place at Wellingborough community centreRead the original story

    Friday Jul 21 | Northampton Today

    A father who lost his 10-year-old son has helped ensure a community centre has a piece of equipment which could save others from heart failure. Northamptonshire Police's bike recycling project, Cycl-opps, had been hoping to raise money from bike sales to buy a defibrillator for the Hemmingwell Community Centre in Wellingborough.

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  6. Free pints up for grabs in Northamptonshire pubsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | Northampton Today

    The first 15,000 people to sign up to pub company Ei Publican Partnerships' app will be able to help themselves to a well-earned drink. The firm, the UK's largest leased and tenanted pub company, has carried out a study to celebrate the inaugural National Pub Fortnight, which revealed that a quarter of British adults visit the pub at least once a week, with men more than twice as likely as women to visit their local watering hole two or three times each week.

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  7. Solicitors backing Pride in Northamptonshire awardsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | Northampton Today

    Last week we launched the Pride in Northamptonshire 2017 Awards to find and recognise our county's inspiring people and community stalwarts. This week, our partner and sponsor of the Inspire a Generation category, Wilson Browne Solicitors, said it was delighted to be backing the awards.

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  8. Man arrested over shooting of boy, 16, in WellingboroughRead the original story

    Friday Jul 7 | Northampton Today

    Alain Mbuku, 21, was arrested on Wednesday in Bedford by officers from the Operation Worcester campaign, which tackles gang violence in Wellingborough and East Northamptonshire. Mbuku featured on Crimewatch last month after he failed to answer to police bail in relation to the incident, which involved the discharge of a firearm in the town in March last year.

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  9. TRAVEL: Stalled truck causes delays coming into NorthamptonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 6 | Northampton Today

    Lane one of two was shut on the A45 Nene Valley westbound between junction 11 at Earls Barton and the A5076 intersection south of Billing Park until earlier this morning because of a lorry requiring a tyre change. This had caused delays of around 30mins but Highways England were able to reposition the lorry to the local service station.

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  10. Northampton Borough Council forced to house homeless families in bed & breakfasts out of townRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Northampton Today

    Homeless families from Northampton are being sent to bed and breakfasts out of town because the borough council does not have enough room to house them, a councillor has said. As part of a "last resort" measure for homeless people on universal credit or housing benefits, Northampton Borough Council can put families up in B&Bs when they run out of space in their own temporary accommodation.

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  11. CCTV: Police want to speak to these men about Wellingborough attackRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Northampton Today

    Officers are investigating an assault which took place in Market Street on Friday, June 2, between 2.15am and 3am. A man was punched in the face by another man and then knocked to the floor and assaulted by a group of approximately five men.

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  12. Adam Simmonds trial: Peter Bone 'amazed' details of fraud probe sharedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | BBC News

    An MP has told a court he was "amazed" that details of a police investigation into fraud allegations had been shared, despite reassurances the issue would remain private. Former Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner Adam Simmonds denies passing on details of a probe involving Wellingborough MP Peter Bone.

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  13. Sunglasses and watch stolen from Wellingborough houseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 4 | Northampton Today

    A house in Harrowden Road, Wellingborough was burgled some time between the evening of Friday, June 16, and the early hours of Monday, June 19. The offenders broke in through a window at the side of the house and stole various items, including a pair of Chopard sunglasses, a distinctive watch, similar to the one pictured, and a brown leather case. We are unable to send your welcome email at this time.

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  14. Tributes paid to much-loved Northampton doctorRead the original story

    Monday Jul 3 | Northampton Today

    Dr John "Lindsay" McDougall, often known as Doctor Mac, passed away on June 24 at Northampton General Hospital, aged 95. In a career spanning 60 years, he was renowned for his care and commitment to his patients at his Northamptonshire surgeries. He lived in Moulton with his wife of 54 years, Madge McDougall.

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  15. Ex-police commissioner Adam Simmonds 'broke laws to aid Tories'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | BBC News

    A former police commissioner broke data protection laws by sharing details about an ongoing case with Conservative colleagues, a court has heard. The court heard Mr Simmonds, of Northcote Road in Leicester, had conversations with Northamptonshire MPs Michael Ellis and Christopher Heaton-Harris about an investigation into fellow Conservative Mr Bone.

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  16. Former police commissioner in Northamptonshire stands trial accused...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 3 | Northampton Today

    The former Police and Crime Commissioner in Northamptonshire passed on confidential information about a criminal investigation into MP Peter Bone to Tory colleagues, a court heard. Adam Simmonds, 40, allegedly disclosed details of the criminal investigation into the Tory MP for Wellingborough, Peter Bone, between November 2013 and May 2014.

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  17. Rising stars of netball scoop honour for Quinton House School in Northamptonshire Education AwardsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | Northampton Today

    A school netball team that boasts a number of top-flight young players won an award at the Northamptonshire Education Awards. The U16 netball team at Quinton House School, in Upton, won the Sporting Achievement Award, sponsored by Qube Modular Buildings, at the awards ceremony at Wicksteed Park earlier this week.

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  18. Northamptonshire's inspirational teacher of year: Rowan Gate's Nicole ...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 30 | Northampton Today

    An inspirational teacher who was praised by the parents of a child with special needs was honoured at the Northamptonshire Education Awards. Nicole Lawson, from Rowan Gate Primary School in Wellingborough, picked up her award at a ceremony hosted by Wicksteed Park earlier this week.

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  19. Home education in Northamptonshire increases by 1,172 per cent in ten years, FOI revealsRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | Daventry Express

    A new study looking into the growth of home education in Northamptonshire has revealed that since 2006, there are now 375 more pupils now being taught at home. Research obtained under the Freedom of Information Act reveals that there were 32 children home-educated in Northamptonshire in 2006 and within 10 years that number has escalated to 407 students in 2016, an increase of 375 people.

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  20. The compensation claims made for injuries at Northamptonshire schools this yearRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | Daventry Express

    A claimant is seeking compensation from Northamptonshire County Council after tripping over a scooter at school, with another injured while washing their hands. That's according to information released by the council after a Freedom of Information request revealed the compensation claims made this academic year.

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