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Tributes to councillor who served the people of Raunds for 15 years

The leader of East Northants Council has paid tribute the death of one of its former councillors.

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The large military plane seen was flying over the town at around 12.30pm.

Large jet that flew over Northamptonshire was Ukrainian carrier plane with fighter escort

A large plane that just flew over Northamptonshire flanked by two military fighters jets was a Ukrainian Air Force plane under escort.
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Northamptonshire County Council's children's services were rated "inadequate" by Ofsted in 2013.

Government pledges £4million to create new Northamptonshire children's services after county council climb back from damning Ofsted rating

Northamptonshire County Council's children's services are now operating without supervision from the Department of Education (DfE) after bouncing back from an "inadequate" Ofsted inspection four years ago.
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Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Two drinks a day raises cancer risk by 21 per cent

Just two beers or glasses of wine a day raises the risk of bowel and gullet cancer by more than a fifth, according to new research.

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Rupert Matthews

New MEP pledges to "get best Brexit deal" for East Midlands

The new Conservative MEP for East Midlands, which covers Northamptonshire, has been announced this morning.

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New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents naming babies after politicians

New parents are electing to name their children after politicians - with Corbyn the hottest new baby-naming trend, a study has found.

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The Tithe Barn in Wellingborough

Future of key buildings in Wellingborough to be discussed by councillors

Councillors are to discuss plans for a number of key buildings in Wellingborough.

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Jill Woodley

Tributes paid to former mayor of Higham Ferrers

Tributes have been paid to a former mayor of the town.
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Chris Heaton-Harris has been chosen as Buckingham Palace's 'hostage' today.

Daventry MP to be 'taken hostage' during Parliament opening today

Daventry's MP will be 'held hostage' at Buckingham Palace today during the state opening of Parliament.
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Ministry of Defence representative Colonel Stuart Williams shakes hands with Cheif Constable Simon Edens.

Northamptonshire Police signs Armed Forces Covenant to recognise service personnel's dedication to their country

Northamptonshire Police Chief Constable Simon Edens has signed a pledge for the force to treat service personnel and their families with fairness and respect.
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PM Theresa May

The biggest myths and misinterpretations following the election last week

General Election 2017: A lot has been said - and not all of it is true.

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Albert Campbell (right) with Cllr Rupert Reichhold (picture by Karl Drage)

Tributes to former councillor who served the people of Raunds

Tributes have been paid to a former councillor who worked tirelessly for the people of Raunds.

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Cllr Glenn Harwood MBE and Cllr Steven North (picture by Karl Drage)

Exciting times for East Northants as council leader is re-elected

The re-elected leader of East Northants Council says these are ‘exciting times’ for the area and he is honoured to be at the helm.

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The election count in Northampton

How the General Election unfolded across Northamptonshire

We covered election day and the results as they were announced across Northamptonshire.
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ELECTION 2017 NORTHAMPTON NORTH: Tories win...but only just as Labour come within 800 votes

It was an evening of intense pressure and sweaty brows for Northampton North candidates at Lings Forum.

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The Conservatives in Northamptonshire finished the night with celebrations.

ELECTION 2017 NORTHANTS: How the county voted

Northamptonshire remained blue after the seven local seats declared in the early hours, Labour saw an upswing in support, but UKIP's votes fell away.
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ELECTION 2017 NORTHAMPTON SOUTH: Emotions high as Labour run Tories close

Despite a close call, the Conservatives have held onto the Northampton South seat on a night anything could have happened.

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Michael Ellis and Conservative party representatives watch the count in Northampton

ELECTION 2017 NORTHAMPTON: Conservatives hold both Northampton seats

Northampton has stayed blue once again with the Conservatives taking both seats in the town at this year's General Election - but only just.

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ELECTION 2017 CORBY: MP pledges to fight to save urgent care centre after election victor

Conservative candidate Tom Pursglove admitted it had been a “tough fight” as he held his seat in the Corby constituency this morning.

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