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Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Clothing giant Primark has recalled a line of children’s clothing over safety fears.

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Owning a car and carrying cash joining things like Yellow Pages and fax machines on list of  increasingly absurd things in modern life

Owning a car and carrying cash ‘increasingly absurd’ in modern life

Owning a car is bcoming ‘increasingly absurd’ as it carrying cash, according to new research.

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Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard.

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Nearly a third of us wont see mums for Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of us won’t see mums for Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of all Brits will not see their mums this Mothering Sunday and almost half will not even send a card, according to a poll.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Celebrating the iconic Dr. Martens brand

This brand may have been born in Germany, but it was made famous in Wollaston.

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A previous Joules sale at Rockingham Speedway

Big Joules sale coming back to Corby

Shoppers are being promised ‘a room full of the best deals ever’ when the Joules sale returns to Corby.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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Latest pictures of Rushden Lakes taken by John Bancroft

Another high street name joins the line-up for Rushden Lakes

Another high street chain has added its name to the list of stores coming to Rushden Lakes.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

Dog owners given new guidelines on what to do with countryside poo

The Forestry Commission is urging dog walkers to change their method of dealing with poo in the countryside.

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Children’s toy recalled over safety fears

Smyths Toys Stores has recalled a popular product amid safety fears.

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Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Want to save £139 a year on your Sky TV subscription with a single click of a button?

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And the research shows it is women who suffer more stress than men in their lives.

Revealed: Which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event”

New research has determined which sex gets more stressed over “every key life event” - from losing their smartphone to Brexit.

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Angel Street's new park and ride scheme has come under scrutiny. From left, Ged Carlton and Penny Smith of Northants Unison outside the new Angel Street development NNL-170313-172908009

SPECIAL REPORT: Will the county council plans to get people into its £53m HQ work?

More than 2,000 Northamptonshire County Council staff are set to move into a £53 million new office in the centre of town - but with only 65 parking spaces for car sharers and a park and ride scheme on offer, there are fears it just won’t work.

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Bernard Vann (front row centre) with the officers of 6th Sherwood

Life of Rushden VC hero celebrated in new book

The life of a Rushden-born fighting clergyman who won the Victoria Cross is to be celebrated in a new book.

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A new Dawn for the action RPG genre

Console Corner: Horizon Zero Dawn review

New Dawn for the action RPG.

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Jonathan Ross presents award to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns

Company in charge of popular Northamptonshire pub adds to list of accolades at industry “Oscars”

Oakman Inns, the operators of The Navigation at Thrupp Wharf, Cosgrove, has scooped another pair of gongs at the Publican Awards 2017.

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Whetherspoons' free app lets customers avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Northants pubs launch free app so customers can avoid the bar

Forget queuing at the bar, five pubs in Corby, Wellingborough, Kettering and Rushden have launched a free ‘Order & Pay’ iPhone and android app, so food can be now be delivered directly to customer’s tables.

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Toys R Us recalls childrens rattle over choking fears

Toys R Us recalls children’s rattle over choking fears

Children’s retailer Toys R Us has recalled a product over fears that children could choke on its parts.

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