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On our bikes - on Cycle to Work Day

Today, Wednesday September 13, is Cycle to Work Day, which encourages adults across the UK to get on their bike and give cycle commuting a go for one day.


BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
Charley Hull has been named in the European Solheim Cup team

Charley is all set for the Solheim Cup

Charley Hull cemented her status as one of the key golfers in the 2017 Solheim Cup team by finishing 16th in the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Kingsbarns GC, Scotland

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Kyren Wilson (centre) shows off his gold medal at the 2017 World Games along with silver medalist Ali Carter (left) and Soheil Vahedi, who won the bronze. Picture courtesy of WPBSA

Kettering's Kyren wants snooker to get an Olympic chance

Kyren Wilson hopes snooker players will one day get an opportunity to get their hands on an Olympic medal.

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Corby's Darren Murray will be back in the ring in his hometown in November

Corby boxer Murray has the buzz back

Corby welterweight Darren Murray is under new management and looking forward to big fights – just weeks after he thought his ring career was over.

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Christian Kemp

Debut event takes Christian to Zurich

Welland Valley Triathlon Club’s Christian Kemp travelled to Zurich to participate in his first Ironman long course triathlon race with over 2,000 other European triathletes.

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Kyren Wilson has won the gold medal in the snooker competition at the 2017 World Games

Kyren strikes gold in Poland

Kettering’s Kyren Wilson has won the gold medal in the snooker competition at the 2017 World Games in Wroclaw, Poland.

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Kettering boxer Dom Specchio

Kettering's Specchio backed to win an English title

Kettering super-lightweight Dom Specchio has been told he can rule England.

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WATCH: Dramatic moment drag racing car is engulfed in flames at Northamptonshire’s Santa Pod race track

These dramatic images capture a 1,200bhp drag racing car being engulfed in flames as it performs a ‘burn out’ on the start line at Santa Pod in Northamptonshire.

Corby boxer Simon Barclay is set to return to the ring in November

Returning Barclay insists the best is yet to come

Corby cruiserweight Simon Barclay is back and insists the best is yet to come.

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Emily Williams celebrates as she crosses the line to win the U17 Girls 800m at the SAIB Track & Field International

It just gets better as Harrier Emily seals international glory

Emily Williams capped off a magnificent week by claiming her first international win as she became the British & Irish U17 Girls 800m champion in Dublin.

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Emily Williams shows off her gold medal at the English Schools Championships

Williams takes English Schools title with a scintillating display

Kettering Town Harrier Emily Williams came of age with a truly scintillating performance to win the Inter-Girls 800m final at the English Schools Championships.

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Christian Horner

Christian Horner slams 'mismanaged' Silverstone after F1 quit-threat

Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner has hit out at the owners of Silverstone after they threatened to quit hosting the British Grand Prix from 2020.

There will be motocross action at Woodford this Sunday

Woodford to host motocross event

Spectacular historic four-stroke and two-stroke single and twin cylinder motocross bikes will rev into action on Sunday for the fourth annual Northampton Classic Club scramble on a superb track at Woodford
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Alex Ward was beaten by Kyle Edmund on Court No.3

Ward rues failure to build on big start at Wimbledon

It all started so well for Northampton's Alex Ward.

Alex Ward

Mother's pride despite Ward's Wimbledon exit

He may not have been able to give his family a double celebration on day two of Wimbledon, but Northamptonshire’s Alex Ward still gave his mum something to be proud of on her 60th birthday.

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DREAM OVER - Alex Ward was beaten in four sets at Wimbledon

Bright start not enough as Ward loses to fellow Brit Edmund at Wimbledon

Alex Ward got off to a fast start at Wimbledon - but the Northampton-born ace was eventually beaten by fellow Brit Kyle Edmund in the first round.

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Alex Ward

Murray sees a huge opportunity for Ward at Wimbledon

Whatever the outcome of the battle of the Brits on court today, Alexander Ward has already scored a big win at Wimbledon this year.

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Alex Ward will face Kyle Edmund at Wimbledon

Northampton’s Ward will face Edmund at Wimbledon

Northampton’s Alex Ward will be involved in a battle of Britain in the first round at Wimbledon.

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Alex Ward

Ward's delight at booking Wimbledon place

Alex Ward was almost lost for words after sensationally booking his place in the main draw of this year’s Wimbledon championships.
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