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A6 won’t fully re-open until the end of August – but a section will open tomorrow

The A6 won’t fully re-open until the end of August, after damage to the carriageway leading to a railway bridge was found to be worse than expected.

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The scene near the crash

Emergency services called to 'serious injury' crash near Northampton involving three vehicles

Four people have been taken hospital following a three-vehicle collision in Northampton.
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Heavy traffic on the A509 road through the small village of Isham in Northamptonshire. The village is still waiting on a bypass ENGNNL00120110405170305

BREAKING: Government cash earmarked for Isham bypass

The much-awaited Isham bypass is one step closer after more funding was earmarked for the project.

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This picture of the damage caused was posted by @CorbyPolice on Twitter

Appeal for witnesses after man suffers serious injuries in A43 crash near Weldon

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash which left a man with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

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Police were called just after midday

TRAFFIC: Air ambulance called after two-vehicle crash on A43 near Corby golf course

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash involving a van and a car on the A43.

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A6 Closure: Between Rothwell and Desborough, 
The safety of the road bridge over the River Ise has been compromised due to the foundations on the approach to the bridge proper being undermined. The compacted material used to build the foundations have shifted and surveys showed that there were voids and cracks within them. 
Northamptonshire Highways are digging out the old material and then replacing it to form a solid base for the road surface. 
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Repair work on A6 over River Ise complete - but road cannot re-open yet

Work on the first damaged stretch of the A6 Rothwell-Desborough bypass is complete but the road cannot re-open just yet, says Northants County Council.

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A6 Closure: Between Rothwell and Desborough, 
The safety of the road bridge over the River Ise has been compromised due to the foundations on the approach to the bridge proper being undermined. The compacted material used to build the foundations have shifted and surveys showed that there were voids and cracks within them. 
Northamptonshire Highways are digging out the old material and then replacing it to form a solid base for the road surface. 
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County council liaising with hauliers about lorries not using A6 diversion

Northants County Council says it is working with local hauliers after concerns that lorries are not using the official A6 diversion.

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East Midlands Trains customers can claim compensation for Storm Doris disruption

East Midlands Trains customers can claim compensation for Storm Doris disruption

East Midlands Trains is running a full timetable again, following yesterday’s widespread disruption caused by Storm Doris.

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Storm Doris has disrupted train journeys throughout the day across the country.

Train lines reopen for Northampton's evening commuters after 'bins and trampolines' cleared from tracks

Main train lines around Northampton have been reopened after debris such as bins, trampolines and greenhouses were cleared from the tracks.

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Storm Doris causing disruption to trains from Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough

Storm Doris causing disruption to trains from Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough

East Midlands Trains passengers are being warned that trains to and from stations in the north of the county will be disrupted today.

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One of the signs which have gone up in the area

More than 200 tickets issued since parking enforcement started in Wellingborough road

Signs have gone up to warn drivers that parking enforcement is now being carried out in this road near the town centre.

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A6 Closure: Between Rothwell and Desborough, 
The safety of the road bridge over the River Ise has been compromised due to the foundations on the approach to the bridge proper being undermined. The compacted material used to build the foundations have shifted and surveys showed that there were voids and cracks within them. 
Northamptonshire Highways are digging out the old material and then replacing it to form a solid base for the road surface. 
Thursday February 2nd 2017 NNL-170202-184600009

County council seeking national funding to help pay for A6 repairs

Northants County Council says it is seeking national funding to help pay for repairs to the A6 Rothwell-Desborough bypass.

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A6 Closure: Between Rothwell and Desborough, 
The safety of the road bridge over the River Ise has been compromised due to the foundations on the approach to the bridge proper being undermined. The compacted material used to build the foundations have shifted and surveys showed that there were voids and cracks within them. 
Northamptonshire Highways are digging out the old material and then replacing it to form a solid base for the road surface. 
Thursday February 2nd 2017 NNL-170202-184600009

A6 to remain closed until at least the end of April

The A6 Rothwell Desborough bypass will remain closed until at least the end of April.

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A man has died following a fatal collision at St James Retail Park.

Northampton man dies following fatal collision at town retail park

A 57-year-old Northampton man has died following a fatal collision at St James Retail Park.
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Police officers have caught speeding drivers on 307 occasions in Gipsy Lane since August last year

No plans to prevent speeding on Kettering road – despite 300 tickets in six months

Northants County Council says it has no plans for traffic-calming measures in Kettering’s Gipsy Lane.

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The A45 westbound will be closed for six nights from Monday

TRAFFIC: Six nights of road closures on A45 near Rushden

Drivers face six nights of road closures on the A45 near Rushden Lakes.

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The A6 closure is to be extended this weekend for more inspections

A6 closure between Desborough and A14 to be extended this weekend

The A6 closure is to be extended this weekend for more inspections.

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Weldon road safety campaign given £40,000 boost

Weldon Parish Council has agreed to put £40,000 towards traffic-calming measures in a notorious village road.

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New measures to tackle illegally-parked foreign vehicles in Northamptonshire

New measures to tackle illegally-parked foreign vehicles in Northamptonshire

New measures are being put in place to deter drivers of foreign-registered vehicles from parking illegally in Northamptonshire.

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The 'dangerous' junction.

“It’s a matter of time before there’s an accident”: Calls for roundabout at Corby junction

A petition has been set up calling for a roundabout at a busy Corby junction.

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